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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Turnovers

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Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NBA/ABA

Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. Moses Malone* 4264
3. John Stockton* 4244
4. Jason Kidd 4003
5. Julius Erving* 3940
6. Artis Gilmore* 3926
7. Kobe Bryant 3881
8. Isiah Thomas* 3682
9. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
10. Patrick Ewing* 3537
11. Magic Johnson* 3506
12. Reggie Theus 3493
13. Steve Nash 3478
14. Paul Pierce 3440
15. Charles Barkley* 3376
16. Shaquille O'Neal 3310
17. Allen Iverson 3262
18. Tim Duncan 3261
19. Scottie Pippen* 3257
20. Robert Parish* 3183
21. Kevin Garnett 3162
22. Mark Jackson 3155
23. Ron Boone 3085
24. Andre Miller 3035
25. Gary Payton* 3030
26. LeBron James 3005
27. Clyde Drexler* 2977
28. Michael Jordan* 2924
29. George Gervin* 2909
30. Rod Strickland 2862
31. Alex English* 2821
32. Larry Bird* 2816
33. Bernard King* 2791
34. Charles Oakley 2785
35. Buck Williams 2784
36. Otis Thorpe 2774
37. Shawn Kemp 2766
38. George McGinnis 2763
39. Ray Allen 2709
40. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
41. Terry Porter 2666
42. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
43. Dwyane Wade 2606
44. Jack Sikma 2586
45. Mitch Richmond* 2579
46. Tom Chambers 2549
47. Stephon Marbury 2547
48. Walter Davis 2541
49. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
50. Kevin Willis 2520
51. Antoine Walker 2504
52. Adrian Dantley* 2503
53. Clifford Robinson 2502
54. Dan Issel* 2490
55. Dwight Howard 2482
56. Tim Hardaway 2481
57. Vlade Divac 2470
58. Juwan Howard 2469
59. Tony Parker 2462
60. Grant Hill 2459
61. Latrell Sprewell 2450
62. Dennis Johnson* 2448
63. Sam Cassell 2418
64. David Robinson* 2417
65. Reggie Miller* 2409
66. Carmelo Anthony 2396
67. Vince Carter 2375
68. Norm Nixon 2368
69. Derek Harper 2334
70. Maurice Lucas 2316
71. Chris Mullin* 2315
72. Chris Webber 2313
73. Baron Davis 2308
74. Mark Aguirre 2306
75. Jason Terry 2288
76. Dirk Nowitzki 2269
77. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
79. Kevin Johnson 2258
80. Lamar Odom 2253
81. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
83. Pau Gasol 2228
84. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
85. Terry Cummings 2200
86. Alvan Adams 2194
87. Jim Jackson 2179
88. Dikembe Mutombo 2173
89. Glenn Robinson 2147
90. Stephen Jackson 2141
91. Joe Johnson 2138
  Chauncey Billups 2138
93. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
94. Mike Bibby 2134
95. Alvin Robertson 2116
96. Caldwell Jones 2109
97. Mychal Thompson 2104
98. Jalen Rose 2102
99. Ray Williams 2099
100. Joe Dumars* 2084
101. Eddie Johnson 2076
102. Mookie Blaylock 2067
103. Josh Smith 2063
104. Deron Williams 2055
105. Mickey Johnson 2050
106. Damon Stoudamire 2039
107. Elton Brand 2038
108. Derrick Coleman 2036
109. Jamal Crawford 2030
  Steve Francis 2030
111. Tracy McGrady 2029
112. Mack Calvin 2012
113. Louie Dampier 1989
114. Richard Hamilton 1977
115. Ricky Sobers 1973
116. Jeff Hornacek 1971
117. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
118. Chuck Person 1952
119. Christian Laettner 1932
120. James Edwards 1931
121. Herb Williams 1929
122. Zach Randolph 1915
123. Rony Seikaly 1913
124. Mel Daniels* 1911
125. Amar'e Stoudemire 1894
126. Kevin McHale* 1893
127. Bill Cartwright 1892
128. Xavier McDaniel 1887
129. Corey Maggette 1874
130. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
131. Dan Roundfield 1870
132. World B. Free 1869
133. Monta Ellis 1861
134. Billy Paultz 1860
135. James Worthy* 1859
136. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
137. Danny Manning 1853
138. Nick Van Exel 1850
139. Benoit Benjamin 1847
140. Ralph Simpson 1843
141. Cedric Maxwell 1841
142. Al Harrington 1838
143. Kevin Durant 1833
144. Rolando Blackman 1829
145. Hersey Hawkins 1828
146. Andre Iguodala 1827
147. David Wesley 1808
148. John Lucas 1803
149. Carlos Boozer 1802
150. Larry Kenon 1800
151. Vern Fleming 1795
152. Billy Knight 1791
153. Mark Price 1790
154. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
155. Jimmy Jones 1783
156. Manu Ginobili 1779
157. Dale Ellis 1771
158. Kenny Anderson 1769
  Metta World Peace 1769
160. Sherman Douglas 1761
161. Allan Houston 1760
  Freddie Lewis 1760
163. Vin Baker 1756
164. Avery Johnson 1748
165. Orlando Woolridge 1747
166. Shawn Marion 1745
167. Gilbert Arenas 1744
168. Mo Williams 1736
169. Tom Gugliotta 1735
170. Kendall Gill 1734
171. Glen Rice 1733
172. Chris Bosh 1729
173. Russell Westbrook 1722
  Armen Gilliam 1722
175. Doug Christie 1721
176. Purvis Short 1720
177. Eddie Johnson 1717
178. Warren Jabali 1715
179. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
181. Derrick McKey 1713
182. Larry Nance 1711
183. Raymond Felton 1700
  Paul Pressey 1700
185. Kelly Tripucka 1697
186. Rasheed Wallace 1693
187. Gerald Wilkins 1687
188. Bobby Jones 1683
189. Boris Diaw 1676
190. Brian Shaw 1664
191. Vernon Maxwell 1663
192. Johnny Newman 1656
193. Richard Jefferson 1651
  Doc Rivers 1651
195. Mark Olberding 1650
196. Kenny Smith 1649
197. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
199. Jason Williams 1643
200. Darrell Griffith 1632
201. Rodney Rogers 1631
202. Michael Finley 1629
203. Grant Long 1628
204. Marques Johnson 1627
  Chris Paul 1627
206. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
208. Darryl Dawkins 1621
209. Gerald Govan 1617
210. Rick Fox 1611
211. Ricky Davis 1606
212. Byron Scott 1597
213. Bill Laimbeer 1594
214. Truck Robinson 1592
215. Sam Perkins 1586
216. Jamal Mashburn 1585
217. Jerome Kersey 1583
  James Silas 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
220. Rik Smits 1579
221. Rashard Lewis 1577
222. Caron Butler 1576
  Rich Kelley 1576
224. Danny Schayes 1572
225. Cliff Robinson 1571
226. Kirk Hinrich 1569
  Vinnie Johnson 1569
228. Hedo Turkoglu 1567
229. Danny Ainge 1566
230. Larry Drew 1565
231. Gerald Henderson 1561
  Rajon Rondo 1561
233. Rudy Gay 1559
234. Darrell Armstrong 1556
235. John Long 1555
236. Larry Hughes 1554
237. Sidney Moncrief 1551
238. Anthony Mason 1549
239. Earl Watson 1548
240. Toni Kukoc 1544
241. Tom Owens 1542
242. Jeff Malone 1538
  Ben Gordon 1538
244. Swen Nater 1537
  Jameer Nelson 1537
246. Rory Sparrow 1534
247. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
249. Mike Miller 1528
250. Cuttino Mobley 1520

NBA

Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. John Stockton* 4244
3. Jason Kidd 4003
4. Kobe Bryant 3881
5. Moses Malone* 3804
6. Isiah Thomas* 3682
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
8. Patrick Ewing* 3537
9. Magic Johnson* 3506
10. Reggie Theus 3493
11. Steve Nash 3478
12. Paul Pierce 3440
13. Charles Barkley* 3376
14. Shaquille O'Neal 3310
15. Allen Iverson 3262
16. Tim Duncan 3261
17. Scottie Pippen* 3257
18. Robert Parish* 3183
19. Kevin Garnett 3162
20. Mark Jackson 3155
21. Andre Miller 3035
22. Gary Payton* 3030
23. LeBron James 3005
24. Clyde Drexler* 2977
25. Michael Jordan* 2924
26. Rod Strickland 2862
27. Alex English* 2821
28. Larry Bird* 2816
29. Bernard King* 2791
30. Charles Oakley 2785
31. Buck Williams 2784
32. Otis Thorpe 2774
33. Shawn Kemp 2766
34. Ray Allen 2709
35. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
36. Terry Porter 2666
37. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
38. Dwyane Wade 2606
39. Jack Sikma 2586
40. Mitch Richmond* 2579
41. Tom Chambers 2549
42. Stephon Marbury 2547
43. Walter Davis 2541
44. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
45. Kevin Willis 2520
46. Antoine Walker 2504
47. Adrian Dantley* 2503
48. Clifford Robinson 2502
49. Dwight Howard 2482
50. Tim Hardaway 2481
51. Vlade Divac 2470
52. Juwan Howard 2469
53. Tony Parker 2462
54. Grant Hill 2459
55. Latrell Sprewell 2450
56. Dennis Johnson* 2448
57. Sam Cassell 2418
58. David Robinson* 2417
59. Reggie Miller* 2409
60. Carmelo Anthony 2396
61. Vince Carter 2375
62. Norm Nixon 2368
63. Artis Gilmore* 2347
64. Derek Harper 2334
65. Julius Erving* 2323
66. Chris Mullin* 2315
67. Chris Webber 2313
68. Baron Davis 2308
69. Mark Aguirre 2306
70. Jason Terry 2288
71. Dirk Nowitzki 2269
72. Maurice Cheeks 2268
  Detlef Schrempf 2268
74. Kevin Johnson 2258
75. Lamar Odom 2253
76. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
78. Pau Gasol 2228
79. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
80. Terry Cummings 2200
81. Alvan Adams 2194
82. Jim Jackson 2179
83. Dikembe Mutombo 2173
84. Glenn Robinson 2147
85. Stephen Jackson 2141
86. Chauncey Billups 2138
  Joe Johnson 2138
88. George Gervin* 2137
89. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
90. Mike Bibby 2134
91. Alvin Robertson 2116
92. Mychal Thompson 2104
93. Jalen Rose 2102
94. Ray Williams 2099
95. Joe Dumars* 2084
96. Eddie Johnson 2076
97. Mookie Blaylock 2067
98. Josh Smith 2063
99. Deron Williams 2055
100. Mickey Johnson 2050
101. Damon Stoudamire 2039
102. Elton Brand 2038
103. Derrick Coleman 2036
104. Steve Francis 2030
  Jamal Crawford 2030
106. Tracy McGrady 2029
107. Richard Hamilton 1977
108. Ricky Sobers 1973
109. Jeff Hornacek 1971
110. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
111. Chuck Person 1952
112. Christian Laettner 1932
113. James Edwards 1931
114. Herb Williams 1929
115. Zach Randolph 1915
116. Rony Seikaly 1913
117. Amar'e Stoudemire 1894
118. Kevin McHale* 1893
119. Bill Cartwright 1892
120. Xavier McDaniel 1887
121. Corey Maggette 1874
122. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
123. World B. Free 1869
124. Monta Ellis 1861
125. James Worthy* 1859
126. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
127. Danny Manning 1853
128. Nick Van Exel 1850
129. Benoit Benjamin 1847
130. Cedric Maxwell 1841
131. Al Harrington 1838
132. Kevin Durant 1833
133. Rolando Blackman 1829
134. Hersey Hawkins 1828
135. Andre Iguodala 1827
136. Maurice Lucas 1810
137. David Wesley 1808
138. Dan Roundfield 1806
139. John Lucas 1803
140. Carlos Boozer 1802
141. Vern Fleming 1795
142. Mark Price 1790
143. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
144. Manu Ginobili 1779
145. Dale Ellis 1771
146. Kenny Anderson 1769
  Metta World Peace 1769
148. Sherman Douglas 1761
149. Allan Houston 1760
150. Vin Baker 1756
151. Avery Johnson 1748
152. Orlando Woolridge 1747
153. Shawn Marion 1745
154. Gilbert Arenas 1744
155. Mo Williams 1736
156. Tom Gugliotta 1735
157. Kendall Gill 1734
158. Glen Rice 1733
159. Chris Bosh 1729
160. Armen Gilliam 1722
  Russell Westbrook 1722
162. Doug Christie 1721
163. Purvis Short 1720
164. Eddie Johnson 1717
165. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
167. Derrick McKey 1713
168. Larry Nance 1711
169. Raymond Felton 1700
  Paul Pressey 1700
171. Kelly Tripucka 1697
172. Rasheed Wallace 1693
173. Gerald Wilkins 1687
174. Boris Diaw 1676
175. Brian Shaw 1664
176. Vernon Maxwell 1663
177. Johnny Newman 1656
178. Doc Rivers 1651
  Richard Jefferson 1651
180. Kenny Smith 1649
181. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
183. Jason Williams 1643
184. Darrell Griffith 1632
185. Rodney Rogers 1631
186. Michael Finley 1629
187. Grant Long 1628
188. Chris Paul 1627
  Marques Johnson 1627
190. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
192. Darryl Dawkins 1621
193. Rick Fox 1611
194. Ricky Davis 1606
195. Byron Scott 1597
196. Caldwell Jones 1596
197. Bill Laimbeer 1594
198. Truck Robinson 1592
199. Sam Perkins 1586
200. Jamal Mashburn 1585
201. Rickey Green 1583
  Jerome Kersey 1583
203. Rik Smits 1579
204. Rashard Lewis 1577
205. Caron Butler 1576
  Rich Kelley 1576
207. Danny Schayes 1572
208. Cliff Robinson 1571
209. Kirk Hinrich 1569
  Vinnie Johnson 1569
211. Hedo Turkoglu 1567
212. Danny Ainge 1566
213. Larry Drew 1565
214. Rajon Rondo 1561
  Gerald Henderson 1561
216. Rudy Gay 1559
217. Darrell Armstrong 1556
218. John Long 1555
219. Larry Hughes 1554
220. Sidney Moncrief 1551
221. Anthony Mason 1549
222. Earl Watson 1548
223. Toni Kukoc 1544
224. Jeff Malone 1538
  Ben Gordon 1538
226. Jameer Nelson 1537
227. Rory Sparrow 1534
228. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
230. Mike Miller 1528
231. Cuttino Mobley 1520
232. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
233. John Bagley 1512
234. Brad Daugherty 1511
235. Mark Olberding 1509
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
  Chris Kaman 1509
238. Eddie Jones 1507
239. Scott Skiles 1497
240. Jason Richardson 1493
241. Otis Birdsong 1491
242. Nate McMillan 1486
243. Dennis Rodman* 1484
244. Gerald Wallace 1480
245. Steve Johnson 1477
246. Dave Greenwood 1474
247. Derek Fisher 1473
248. Fat Lever 1471
249. Jarrett Jack 1461
  Darrell Walker 1461

ABA

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. Mike Jackson 538
  Mervin 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. Mike Barr 428
  Rick Mount 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. Connie Hawkins* 355
135. Skip Thoren 348
136. Chico Vaughn 344
137. Arvesta Kelly 337
138. Mike Butler 335
  Collis Jones 335
140. Ed Manning 326
141. Kevin Joyce 322
142. Andrew Anderson 316
143. Willard Sojourner 314
144. Tom Hoover 311
145. Sam Smith 306
146. Claude Terry 302
147. Tony Jackson 295
148. Cliff Hagan* 294
  Wayne Chapman 294
150. George Adams 292
151. Tim Bassett 281
152. Barry Parkhill 279
153. Jim Ard 277
154. Jan Van Breda Kolff 266
155. Bernie Williams 264
156. Travis Grant 261
157. Len Elmore 258
158. Spencer Haywood 253
159. Henry Logan 251
  Dave Lattin 251
161. Ben Warley 250
  David Thompson* 250
163. John Barnhill 248
164. Tommie Bowens 245
165. Jimmy Rayl 243
166. Al Skinner 237
167. Ronald Thomas 234
168. Bill McGill 233
169. Rich Niemann 225
170. Barry Liebowitz 224
171. Will Frazier 221
172. Billy Shepherd 219
173. Jim Caldwell 218
174. Dan Anderson 212
  Charles Edge 212
176. Steven Kramer 207
177. Hank Whitney 206
178. Mike Pratt 205
179. Jim McDaniels 204
180. Joe DePre 203
181. John Smith 202
182. David Vaughn 200
183. Lester Selvage 196
184. Ray Scott 192
  Larry Bunce 192
186. John Fairchild 185
  Larry Finch 185
188. Dennis Wuycik 181
  Ticky Burden 181
  Bobby Rascoe 181
191. Patrick McFarland 178
  Walter Piatkowski 178
193. Fly Williams 177
194. Mel Bennett 176
195. Grant Simmons 170
196. Bobby Lloyd 169
  Jim Hadnot 169
198. Willie Porter 166
199. M.L. Carr 162
200. Mel Peterson 161
201. Stephen Vacendak 158
202. Kendall Rhine 155
203. Al Tucker 154
204. Al Cueto 152
205. James Foster 151
  Leary Lentz 151
207. Tom Thacker 149
208. Barry Orms 148
209. Johnny Baum 147
210. William Franklin 146
211. Spider Bennett 145
212. Roger Brown 143
213. Mel Nowell 142
214. Mark Olberding 141
215. Don Carlos 140
216. Jim Bradley 133
217. Dennis Grey 132
218. Gary Keller 128
219. Bobby Wilson 127
  Bill Bunting 127
221. Joe Hamood 126
  Darrell Elston 126
223. Ronald Taylor 125
224. Ervin Inniger 124
  George Tinsley 124
226. Bobby Edmonds 123
227. Lionel Billingy 122
228. Riney Lochmann 121
  Bob Lackey 121
230. Don Chaney 119
  Jim Jarvis 119
232. Samuel Robinson 118
233. Howard Bayne 117
234. Jesse Branson 115
235. Keith Swagerty 114
236. Erv Staggs 113
  Bud Olsen 113
238. Tom Workman 111
239. Leland Mitchell 108
240. Richard Clark 106
  Billy Schaeffer 106
242. Bruce Seals 105
243. Kim Hughes 102
244. Jay Miller 100
245. Dennis Hamilton 99
  Dewitt Menyard 99
247. Jerry Pettway 98
  Dallas Thornton 98
249. Joe Kennedy 97
  Scott English 97
  Jerry Harkness 97