NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Turnovers

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. Moses Malone* 4264
3. John Stockton* 4244
4. Kobe Bryant 4010
5. Jason Kidd 4003
6. Julius Erving* 3940
7. Artis Gilmore* 3926
8. Isiah Thomas* 3682
9. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
10. LeBron James 3538
11. Patrick Ewing* 3537
12. Paul Pierce 3524
13. Magic Johnson* 3506
14. Reggie Theus 3493
15. Steve Nash 3478
16. Tim Duncan 3381
17. Charles Barkley* 3376
18. Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
19. Allen Iverson* 3262
20. Scottie Pippen* 3257
21. Robert Parish* 3183
22. Kevin Garnett 3179
23. Mark Jackson 3155
24. Andre Miller 3121
25. Ron Boone 3085
26. Gary Payton* 3030
27. Dwyane Wade 2988
28. Clyde Drexler* 2977
29. Michael Jordan* 2924
30. George Gervin* 2909
31. Rod Strickland 2862
32. Alex English* 2821
33. Larry Bird* 2816
34. Bernard King* 2791
35. Charles Oakley 2785
36. Buck Williams 2784
37. Otis Thorpe 2774
38. Dwight Howard 2771
39. Shawn Kemp 2766
40. George McGinnis 2763
41. Ray Allen 2709
42. Tony Parker 2690
43. Carmelo Anthony 2686
44. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
45. Terry Porter 2666
46. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
47. Jack Sikma 2586
48. Mitch Richmond* 2579
49. Tom Chambers 2549
50. Stephon Marbury 2547
51. Walter Davis 2541
52. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
53. Kevin Willis 2520
54. Antoine Walker 2504
55. Adrian Dantley* 2503
56. Clifford Robinson 2502
57. Russell Westbrook 2494
58. Dan Issel* 2490
59. Pau Gasol 2482
60. Tim Hardaway 2481
61. Vlade Divac 2470
62. Juwan Howard 2469
63. Grant Hill 2459
64. Vince Carter 2451
65. Latrell Sprewell 2450
66. Dennis Johnson* 2448
67. Sam Cassell 2418
68. David Robinson* 2417
69. Reggie Miller* 2409
70. Dirk Nowitzki 2401
71. Joe Johnson 2382
72. Jason Terry 2375
73. Norm Nixon 2368
74. Deron Williams 2361
75. Derek Harper 2334
76. Maurice Lucas 2316
77. Chris Mullin* 2315
78. Chris Webber 2313
79. Baron Davis 2308
80. Mark Aguirre 2306
81. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
83. Kevin Johnson 2258
84. Lamar Odom 2253
85. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
87. Jamal Crawford 2250
88. Kevin Durant 2212
89. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
90. Monta Ellis 2201
91. Terry Cummings 2200
92. Josh Smith 2197
93. Alvan Adams 2194
94. Jim Jackson 2179
95. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
96. Glenn Robinson 2147
97. Stephen Jackson 2141
98. Zach Randolph 2139
99. Chauncey Billups 2138
100. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
101. Mike Bibby 2134
102. Alvin Robertson 2116
103. Caldwell Jones 2109
104. Mychal Thompson 2104
105. Jalen Rose 2102
106. Ray Williams 2099
107. Joe Dumars* 2084
108. Eddie Johnson 2076
109. Mookie Blaylock 2067
110. Elton Brand 2060
111. Mickey Johnson 2050
112. Damon Stoudamire 2039
113. Derrick Coleman 2036
114. Steve Francis 2030
115. Tracy McGrady 2029
116. Rajon Rondo 2018
117. Mack Calvin 2012
118. Louie Dampier* 1989
119. Manu Ginobili 1980
120. Richard Hamilton 1977
121. Ricky Sobers 1973
122. Jeff Hornacek 1971
123. Andre Iguodala 1970
124. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
125. Chris Paul 1963
126. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
127. Chuck Person 1952
128. James Harden 1942
129. Christian Laettner 1932
130. James Edwards 1931
131. Herb Williams 1929
132. Rony Seikaly 1913
133. Mel Daniels* 1911
134. Raymond Felton 1896
135. Kevin McHale* 1893
136. Bill Cartwright 1892
137. Xavier McDaniel 1887
138. Corey Maggette 1874
  Boris Diaw 1874
140. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
141. Dan Roundfield 1870
142. World B. Free 1869
143. Billy Paultz 1860
144. James Worthy* 1859
145. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
146. Danny Manning 1853
147. Nick Van Exel 1850
148. Mo Williams 1849
149. Benoit Benjamin 1847
150. Ralph Simpson 1843
151. Cedric Maxwell 1841
152. Al Harrington 1838
153. Rolando Blackman 1829
154. Hersey Hawkins 1828
155. Carlos Boozer 1824
156. Rudy Gay 1816
157. John Wall 1815
158. David Wesley 1808
159. Chris Bosh 1807
160. John Lucas 1803
161. Larry Kenon 1800
162. Vern Fleming 1795
163. Billy Knight 1791
164. Mark Price 1790
165. Metta World Peace 1787
166. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
167. Jimmy Jones 1783
168. Dale Ellis 1771
169. Kenny Anderson 1769
170. Sherman Douglas 1761
171. Freddie Lewis 1760
  Allan Houston 1760
173. Vin Baker 1756
174. Shawn Marion 1750
175. Avery Johnson 1748
176. Orlando Woolridge 1747
177. Richard Jefferson 1745
178. Gilbert Arenas 1744
179. Jameer Nelson 1736
  Stephen Curry 1736
181. Tom Gugliotta 1735
182. Kendall Gill 1734
183. Glen Rice 1733
184. Armen Gilliam 1722
185. Doug Christie 1721
186. Purvis Short 1720
187. Eddie Johnson 1717
188. Warren Jabali 1715
189. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
191. Derrick McKey 1713
192. Larry Nance 1711
193. Paul Pressey 1700
194. Kelly Tripucka 1697
195. Rasheed Wallace 1693
196. Gerald Wilkins 1687
197. Bobby Jones 1683
198. Brian Shaw 1664
199. Vernon Maxwell 1663
200. Johnny Newman 1656
201. Doc Rivers 1651
202. Mark Olberding 1650
203. Kenny Smith 1649
204. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
206. Jason Williams 1643
207. Darrell Griffith 1632
208. Rodney Rogers 1631
209. Michael Finley 1629
210. Grant Long 1628
211. Marques Johnson 1627
212. DeMarcus Cousins 1624
213. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
215. Nene Hilario 1622
216. Darryl Dawkins 1621
217. Kirk Hinrich 1617
  Gerald Govan 1617
219. Rick Fox 1611
220. Ricky Davis 1606
221. Jarrett Jack 1605
222. Byron Scott 1597
223. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
225. Truck Robinson 1592
226. Sam Perkins 1586
227. Jamal Mashburn 1585
228. Rickey Green 1583
  Jerome Kersey 1583
  James Silas 1583
231. Rik Smits 1579
232. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
233. Rashard Lewis 1577
234. Rich Kelley 1576
235. Danny Schayes 1572
236. Cliff Robinson 1571
237. Vinnie Johnson 1569
238. Kyle Lowry 1567
239. Danny Ainge 1566
240. Larry Drew 1565
241. Gerald Henderson 1561
242. Mike Miller 1557
243. Darrell Armstrong 1556
244. John Long 1555
245. Larry Hughes 1554
246. Sidney Moncrief 1551
  Ben Gordon 1551
248. Tyson Chandler 1549
  Anthony Mason 1549
250. Earl Watson 1548

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. John Stockton* 4244
3. Kobe Bryant 4010
4. Jason Kidd 4003
5. Moses Malone* 3804
6. Isiah Thomas* 3682
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
8. LeBron James 3538
9. Patrick Ewing* 3537
10. Paul Pierce 3524
11. Magic Johnson* 3506
12. Reggie Theus 3493
13. Steve Nash 3478
14. Tim Duncan 3381
15. Charles Barkley* 3376
16. Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
17. Allen Iverson* 3262
18. Scottie Pippen* 3257
19. Robert Parish* 3183
20. Kevin Garnett 3179
21. Mark Jackson 3155
22. Andre Miller 3121
23. Gary Payton* 3030
24. Dwyane Wade 2988
25. Clyde Drexler* 2977
26. Michael Jordan* 2924
27. Rod Strickland 2862
28. Alex English* 2821
29. Larry Bird* 2816
30. Bernard King* 2791
31. Charles Oakley 2785
32. Buck Williams 2784
33. Otis Thorpe 2774
34. Dwight Howard 2771
35. Shawn Kemp 2766
36. Ray Allen 2709
37. Tony Parker 2690
38. Carmelo Anthony 2686
39. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
40. Terry Porter 2666
41. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
42. Jack Sikma 2586
43. Mitch Richmond* 2579
44. Tom Chambers 2549
45. Stephon Marbury 2547
46. Walter Davis 2541
47. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
48. Kevin Willis 2520
49. Antoine Walker 2504
50. Adrian Dantley* 2503
51. Clifford Robinson 2502
52. Russell Westbrook 2494
53. Pau Gasol 2482
54. Tim Hardaway 2481
55. Vlade Divac 2470
56. Juwan Howard 2469
57. Grant Hill 2459
58. Vince Carter 2451
59. Latrell Sprewell 2450
60. Dennis Johnson* 2448
61. Sam Cassell 2418
62. David Robinson* 2417
63. Reggie Miller* 2409
64. Dirk Nowitzki 2401
65. Joe Johnson 2382
66. Jason Terry 2375
67. Norm Nixon 2368
68. Deron Williams 2361
69. Artis Gilmore* 2347
70. Derek Harper 2334
71. Julius Erving* 2323
72. Chris Mullin* 2315
73. Chris Webber 2313
74. Baron Davis 2308
75. Mark Aguirre 2306
76. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
78. Kevin Johnson 2258
79. Lamar Odom 2253
80. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
82. Jamal Crawford 2250
83. Kevin Durant 2212
84. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
85. Monta Ellis 2201
86. Terry Cummings 2200
87. Josh Smith 2197
88. Alvan Adams 2194
89. Jim Jackson 2179
90. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
91. Glenn Robinson 2147
92. Stephen Jackson 2141
93. Zach Randolph 2139
94. Chauncey Billups 2138
95. George Gervin* 2137
96. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
97. Mike Bibby 2134
98. Alvin Robertson 2116
99. Mychal Thompson 2104
100. Jalen Rose 2102
101. Ray Williams 2099
102. Joe Dumars* 2084
103. Eddie Johnson 2076
104. Mookie Blaylock 2067
105. Elton Brand 2060
106. Mickey Johnson 2050
107. Damon Stoudamire 2039
108. Derrick Coleman 2036
109. Steve Francis 2030
110. Tracy McGrady 2029
111. Rajon Rondo 2018
112. Manu Ginobili 1980
113. Richard Hamilton 1977
114. Ricky Sobers 1973
115. Jeff Hornacek 1971
116. Andre Iguodala 1970
117. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
118. Chris Paul 1963
119. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
120. Chuck Person 1952
121. James Harden 1942
122. Christian Laettner 1932
123. James Edwards 1931
124. Herb Williams 1929
125. Rony Seikaly 1913
126. Raymond Felton 1896
127. Kevin McHale* 1893
128. Bill Cartwright 1892
129. Xavier McDaniel 1887
130. Boris Diaw 1874
  Corey Maggette 1874
132. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
133. World B. Free 1869
134. James Worthy* 1859
135. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
136. Danny Manning 1853
137. Nick Van Exel 1850
138. Mo Williams 1849
139. Benoit Benjamin 1847
140. Cedric Maxwell 1841
141. Al Harrington 1838
142. Rolando Blackman 1829
143. Hersey Hawkins 1828
144. Carlos Boozer 1824
145. Rudy Gay 1816
146. John Wall 1815
147. Maurice Lucas 1810
148. David Wesley 1808
149. Chris Bosh 1807
150. Dan Roundfield 1806
151. John Lucas 1803
152. Vern Fleming 1795
153. Mark Price 1790
154. Metta World Peace 1787
155. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
156. Dale Ellis 1771
157. Kenny Anderson 1769
158. Sherman Douglas 1761
159. Allan Houston 1760
160. Vin Baker 1756
161. Shawn Marion 1750
162. Avery Johnson 1748
163. Orlando Woolridge 1747
164. Richard Jefferson 1745
165. Gilbert Arenas 1744
166. Stephen Curry 1736
  Jameer Nelson 1736
168. Tom Gugliotta 1735
169. Kendall Gill 1734
170. Glen Rice 1733
171. Armen Gilliam 1722
172. Doug Christie 1721
173. Purvis Short 1720
174. Eddie Johnson 1717
175. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
177. Derrick McKey 1713
178. Larry Nance 1711
179. Paul Pressey 1700
180. Kelly Tripucka 1697
181. Rasheed Wallace 1693
182. Gerald Wilkins 1687
183. Brian Shaw 1664
184. Vernon Maxwell 1663
185. Johnny Newman 1656
186. Doc Rivers 1651
187. Kenny Smith 1649
188. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
190. Jason Williams 1643
191. Darrell Griffith 1632
192. Rodney Rogers 1631
193. Michael Finley 1629
194. Grant Long 1628
195. Marques Johnson 1627
196. DeMarcus Cousins 1624
197. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
199. Nene Hilario 1622
200. Darryl Dawkins 1621
201. Kirk Hinrich 1617
202. Rick Fox 1611
203. Ricky Davis 1606
204. Jarrett Jack 1605
205. Byron Scott 1597
206. Caldwell Jones 1596
207. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
209. Truck Robinson 1592
210. Sam Perkins 1586
211. Jamal Mashburn 1585
212. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
214. Rik Smits 1579
215. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
216. Rashard Lewis 1577
217. Rich Kelley 1576
218. Danny Schayes 1572
219. Cliff Robinson 1571
220. Vinnie Johnson 1569
221. Kyle Lowry 1567
222. Danny Ainge 1566
223. Larry Drew 1565
224. Gerald Henderson 1561
225. Mike Miller 1557
226. Darrell Armstrong 1556
227. John Long 1555
228. Larry Hughes 1554
229. Sidney Moncrief 1551
  Ben Gordon 1551
231. Anthony Mason 1549
  Tyson Chandler 1549
233. Earl Watson 1548
234. David West 1544
  Chris Kaman 1544
  Toni Kukoc 1544
237. Jeff Malone 1538
238. Rory Sparrow 1534
239. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
241. Devin Harris 1520
  Cuttino Mobley 1520
243. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
244. John Bagley 1512
245. Brad Daugherty 1511
246. Mark Olberding 1509
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
248. Eddie Jones 1507
249. Jason Richardson 1503
250. Scott Skiles 1497

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Ron Boone 2327
2. Mel Daniels* 1911
3. Louie Dampier* 1855
4. Mack Calvin 1830
5. Jimmy Jones 1783
6. Freddie Lewis 1760
7. Warren Jabali 1715
8. Julius Erving* 1617
  Gerald Govan 1617
10. Ralph Simpson 1605
11. Artis Gilmore* 1579
12. Fatty Taylor 1516
13. Roger Brown* 1494
14. Cincinnatus Powell 1480
15. George McGinnis 1472
16. Larry Brown* 1447
17. Steve Jones 1435
18. Donnie Freeman 1379
19. Jim Eakins 1329
20. Bill Melchionni 1271
21. Willie Wise 1255
22. George Carter 1214
23. Dan Issel* 1209
24. Billy Paultz 1188
25. Bob Netolicky 1182
26. Larry Jones 1173
27. Gene Moore 1158
28. Glen Combs 1151
29. Wil Jones 1110
30. Stew Johnson 1090
31. Ira Harge 1089
32. Johnny Neumann 1088
33. Chuck Williams 1087
34. Warren Davis 1076
35. Rich Jones 1071
36. Les Hunter 1061
37. Trooper Washington 1056
38. Charles Williams 1048
39. Bob Verga 991
40. Walter Simon 986
41. Joe Caldwell 975
42. Bill Keller 970
43. George Lehmann 960
44. George Thompson 954
45. Doug Moe 940
  Larry Miller 940
47. Byron Beck 933
48. Al Smith 927
49. Goose Ligon 925
50. Darel Carrier 906
51. Ted McClain 901
52. James Silas 896
53. Mike Lewis 883
54. Randolph Mahaffey 877
55. Red Robbins 868
56. Levern Tart 841
57. Bob Warren 832
58. Darnell Hillman 820
59. Rick Barry* 790
60. George Gervin* 772
61. Ronald Franz 762
62. Stephen Chubin 747
63. John Roche 735
64. John Brisker 733
65. Zelmo Beaty* 726
66. Skeeter Swift 700
67. Larry Kenon 699
68. Julius Keye 682
69. Maurice McHartley 659
  Charlie Scott 659
71. Tom Owens 654
72. Mike Gale 653
73. Gene Littles 650
74. John Beasley 623
75. Julian Hammond 618
76. Wendell Ladner 614
77. Brian Taylor 606
78. Donald Sidle 604
79. Dave Twardzik 599
80. Bird Averitt 590
81. Arthur Becker 585
82. Randy Denton 581
83. Oliver Taylor 580
84. Jeffrey Congdon 579
85. Larry Cannon 578
86. Wayne Hightower 572
87. Dave Robisch 571
88. Swen Nater 555
89. Frank Card 552
90. Charles Beasley 542
91. John Williamson 541
92. Mervin Jackson 538
  Mike Jackson 538
94. Marvin Barnes 537
95. Billy Knight 535
96. Jimmy O'Brien 534
97. Manny Leaks 521
98. Joe Hamilton 518
99. Mike Barrett 517
100. Bo Lamar 516
101. Caldwell Jones 513
102. Coby Dietrick 511
103. Billy Cunningham* 508
104. Maurice Lucas 506
105. George Peeples 497
106. Marv Roberts 487
107. Simmie Hill 485
108. Mike Green 467
109. Bobby Jones 466
110. Lonnie Wright 464
111. Moses Malone* 460
112. Craig Raymond 455
113. Jackie Moreland 447
114. Art Heyman 441
115. Rick Mount 428
  Mike Barr 428
117. Sonny Dove 427
118. Ron Perry 421
  Ed Johnson 421
120. Lee Davis 420
121. Jim Chones 419
122. Gary Bradds 403
123. George Irvine 399
124. Don Buse 395
125. Gus Gerard 393
126. Willie Long 389
127. Willie Murrell 387
128. Willie Somerset 379
129. George Stone 373
130. Goo Kennedy 371
131. Bob Bedell 370
132. Neil Johnson 361
133. Ollie Darden 360
134. George Karl 358
135. Connie Hawkins* 355
136. Skip Thoren 348
137. Chico Vaughn 344
138. Arvesta Kelly 337
139. Mike Butler 335
  Collis Jones 335
141. Ed Manning 326
142. Kevin Joyce 322
143. Andrew Anderson 316
144. Willard Sojourner 314
145. Tom Hoover 311
146. Sam Smith 306
147. Claude Terry 302
148. Tony Jackson 295
149. Cliff Hagan* 294
  Wayne Chapman 294
151. George Adams 292
152. Tim Bassett 281
153. Barry Parkhill 279
154. Jim Ard 277
155. Jan Van Breda Kolff 266
156. Bernie Williams 264
157. Travis Grant 261
158. Len Elmore 258
159. Spencer Haywood* 253
160. Dave Lattin 251
  Henry Logan 251
162. David Thompson* 250
  Ben Warley 250
164. John Barnhill 248
165. Tommie Bowens 245
166. Jimmy Rayl 243
167. Al Skinner 237
168. Ronald Thomas 234
169. Bill McGill 233
170. Rich Niemann 225
171. Barry Liebowitz 224
172. Will Frazier 221
173. Billy Shepherd 219
174. Jim Caldwell 218
175. Charles Edge 212
  Dan Anderson 212
177. Steven Kramer 207
178. Hank Whitney 206
179. Mike Pratt 205
180. Jim McDaniels 204
181. Joe DePre 203
182. John Smith 202
183. David Vaughn 200
184. Lester Selvage 196
185. Larry Bunce 192
  Ray Scott 192
187. Larry Finch 185
  John Fairchild 185
189. Dennis Wuycik 181
  Ticky Burden 181
  Bobby Rascoe 181
192. Walter Piatkowski 178
  Patrick McFarland 178
194. Fly Williams 177
195. Mel Bennett 176
196. Grant Simmons 170
197. Jim Hadnot 169
  Bobby Lloyd 169
199. Willie Porter 166
200. M.L. Carr 162
201. Mel Peterson 161
202. Stephen Vacendak 158
203. Kendall Rhine 155
204. Al Tucker 154
205. Al Cueto 152
206. Leary Lentz 151
  Jimmy Foster 151
208. Tom Thacker 149
209. Barry Orms 148
210. Johnny Baum 147
211. William Franklin 146
212. Spider Bennett 145
213. Roger Brown 143
214. Mel Nowell 142
215. Mark Olberding 141
216. Don Carlos 140
217. Jim Bradley 133
218. Dennis Grey 132
219. Gary Keller 128
220. Bobby Wilson 127
  Bill Bunting 127
222. Darrell Elston 126
  Joe Hamood 126
224. Ronald Taylor 125
225. George Tinsley 124
  Ervin Inniger 124
227. Bobby Edmonds 123
228. Lionel Billingy 122
229. Riney Lochmann 121
  Bob Lackey 121
231. Don Chaney 119
  Jim Jarvis 119
233. Samuel Robinson 118
234. Howard Bayne 117
235. Jesse Branson 115
236. Keith Swagerty 114
237. Bud Olsen 113
  Erv Staggs 113
239. Tom Workman 111
240. Leland Mitchell 108
241. Richard Clark 106
  Billy Schaeffer 106
243. Bruce Seals 105
244. Kim Hughes 102
245. Jay Miller 100
246. Dennis Hamilton 99
  Dewitt Menyard 99
248. Dallas Thornton 98
  Jerry Pettway 98
250. Joe Kennedy 97
  Jerry Harkness 97
  Scott English 97
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