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. Patrick Ewing* 3537
11. Paul Pierce 3524
12. Magic Johnson* 3506
13. Reggie Theus 3493
14. Steve Nash 3478
15. LeBron James 3468
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. Clyde Drexler* 2977
28. Dwyane Wade 2963
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. Shawn Kemp 2766
39. George McGinnis 2763
40. Dwight Howard 2746
41. Ray Allen 2709
42. Tony Parker 2676
43. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
44. Terry Porter 2666
45. Carmelo Anthony 2646
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. Dan Issel* 2490
58. Pau Gasol 2481
  Tim Hardaway 2481
60. Vlade Divac 2470
61. Juwan Howard 2469
62. Grant Hill 2459
63. Latrell Sprewell 2450
64. Dennis Johnson* 2448
65. Vince Carter 2444
66. Sam Cassell 2418
67. David Robinson* 2417
68. Russell Westbrook 2413
69. Reggie Miller* 2409
70. Dirk Nowitzki 2389
71. Joe Johnson 2369
72. Norm Nixon 2368
  Jason Terry 2368
74. Deron Williams 2345
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. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
87. Jamal Crawford 2224
88. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
89. Terry Cummings 2200
90. Josh Smith 2197
91. Alvan Adams 2194
92. Jim Jackson 2179
93. Kevin Durant 2176
94. Monta Ellis 2175
95. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
96. Glenn Robinson 2147
97. Stephen Jackson 2141
98. Chauncey Billups 2138
99. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
100. Mike Bibby 2134
101. Zach Randolph 2120
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. Mack Calvin 2012
117. Louie Dampier* 1989
118. Rajon Rondo 1986
119. Richard Hamilton 1977
120. Ricky Sobers 1973
121. Jeff Hornacek 1971
122. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
123. Manu Ginobili 1963
  Chris Paul 1963
125. Andre Iguodala 1959
126. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
127. Chuck Person 1952
128. Christian Laettner 1932
129. James Edwards 1931
130. Herb Williams 1929
131. Rony Seikaly 1913
132. Mel Daniels* 1911
133. Kevin McHale* 1893
134. Bill Cartwright 1892
135. Xavier McDaniel 1887
136. Raymond Felton 1880
137. Corey Maggette 1874
138. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
139. Dan Roundfield 1870
140. World B. Free 1869
141. Billy Paultz 1860
142. Boris Diaw 1859
  James Worthy* 1859
144. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
  James Harden 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 1813
157. David Wesley 1808
158. Chris Bosh 1807
159. John Lucas 1803
160. Larry Kenon 1800
161. Vern Fleming 1795
162. Billy Knight 1791
163. Mark Price 1790
164. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
  Metta World Peace 1786
166. Jimmy Jones 1783
167. Dale Ellis 1771
168. Kenny Anderson 1769
169. Sherman Douglas 1761
170. Allan Houston 1760
  Freddie Lewis 1760
172. Vin Baker 1756
173. John Wall 1754
174. Shawn Marion 1750
175. Avery Johnson 1748
176. Orlando Woolridge 1747
177. Gilbert Arenas 1744
178. Richard Jefferson 1737
179. Tom Gugliotta 1735
180. Kendall Gill 1734
181. Glen Rice 1733
182. Armen Gilliam 1722
183. Doug Christie 1721
184. Purvis Short 1720
185. Eddie Johnson 1717
186. Warren Jabali 1715
187. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
189. Derrick McKey 1713
190. Larry Nance 1711
191. Jameer Nelson 1708
192. Stephen Curry 1702
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. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 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. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
214. Darryl Dawkins 1621
215. Kirk Hinrich 1617
  Gerald Govan 1617
217. Rick Fox 1611
  Nene Hilario 1611
219. Ricky Davis 1606
220. Jarrett Jack 1605
221. Byron Scott 1597
222. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
224. Truck Robinson 1592
225. Sam Perkins 1586
226. Jamal Mashburn 1585
227. Jerome Kersey 1583
  James Silas 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
230. Rik Smits 1579
231. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
232. Rashard Lewis 1577
233. Rich Kelley 1576
234. Danny Schayes 1572
235. Cliff Robinson 1571
236. Vinnie Johnson 1569
237. Danny Ainge 1566
238. Larry Drew 1565
239. Gerald Henderson 1561
240. Darrell Armstrong 1556
241. John Long 1555
242. Larry Hughes 1554
243. Ben Gordon 1551
  Sidney Moncrief 1551
  Mike Miller 1551
246. Anthony Mason 1549
247. Earl Watson 1548
248. David West 1544
  Chris Kaman 1544
  DeMarcus Cousins 1544
  Toni Kukoc 1544

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. Patrick Ewing* 3537
9. Paul Pierce 3524
10. Magic Johnson* 3506
11. Reggie Theus 3493
12. Steve Nash 3478
13. LeBron James 3468
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. Clyde Drexler* 2977
25. Dwyane Wade 2963
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. Shawn Kemp 2766
35. Dwight Howard 2746
36. Ray Allen 2709
37. Tony Parker 2676
38. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
39. Terry Porter 2666
40. Carmelo Anthony 2646
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. Pau Gasol 2481
  Tim Hardaway 2481
54. Vlade Divac 2470
55. Juwan Howard 2469
56. Grant Hill 2459
57. Latrell Sprewell 2450
58. Dennis Johnson* 2448
59. Vince Carter 2444
60. Sam Cassell 2418
61. David Robinson* 2417
62. Russell Westbrook 2413
63. Reggie Miller* 2409
64. Dirk Nowitzki 2389
65. Joe Johnson 2369
66. Norm Nixon 2368
  Jason Terry 2368
68. Artis Gilmore* 2347
69. Deron Williams 2345
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 2224
83. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
84. Terry Cummings 2200
85. Josh Smith 2197
86. Alvan Adams 2194
87. Jim Jackson 2179
88. Kevin Durant 2176
89. Monta Ellis 2175
90. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
91. Glenn Robinson 2147
92. Stephen Jackson 2141
93. Chauncey Billups 2138
94. George Gervin* 2137
95. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
96. Mike Bibby 2134
97. Zach Randolph 2120
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 1986
112. Richard Hamilton 1977
113. Ricky Sobers 1973
114. Jeff Hornacek 1971
115. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
116. Chris Paul 1963
  Manu Ginobili 1963
118. Andre Iguodala 1959
119. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
120. Chuck Person 1952
121. Christian Laettner 1932
122. James Edwards 1931
123. Herb Williams 1929
124. Rony Seikaly 1913
125. Kevin McHale* 1893
126. Bill Cartwright 1892
127. Xavier McDaniel 1887
128. Raymond Felton 1880
129. Corey Maggette 1874
130. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
131. World B. Free 1869
132. James Worthy* 1859
  Boris Diaw 1859
134. James Harden 1854
  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 1813
146. Maurice Lucas 1810
147. David Wesley 1808
148. Chris Bosh 1807
149. Dan Roundfield 1806
150. John Lucas 1803
151. Vern Fleming 1795
152. Mark Price 1790
153. Metta World Peace 1786
  Anfernee Hardaway 1786
155. Dale Ellis 1771
156. Kenny Anderson 1769
157. Sherman Douglas 1761
158. Allan Houston 1760
159. Vin Baker 1756
160. John Wall 1754
161. Shawn Marion 1750
162. Avery Johnson 1748
163. Orlando Woolridge 1747
164. Gilbert Arenas 1744
165. Richard Jefferson 1737
166. Tom Gugliotta 1735
167. Kendall Gill 1734
168. Glen Rice 1733
169. Armen Gilliam 1722
170. Doug Christie 1721
171. Purvis Short 1720
172. Eddie Johnson 1717
173. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
175. Derrick McKey 1713
176. Larry Nance 1711
177. Jameer Nelson 1708
178. Stephen Curry 1702
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. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 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. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
198. Darryl Dawkins 1621
199. Kirk Hinrich 1617
200. Nene Hilario 1611
  Rick Fox 1611
202. Ricky Davis 1606
203. Jarrett Jack 1605
204. Byron Scott 1597
205. Caldwell Jones 1596
206. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
208. Truck Robinson 1592
209. Sam Perkins 1586
210. Jamal Mashburn 1585
211. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
213. Rik Smits 1579
214. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
215. Rashard Lewis 1577
216. Rich Kelley 1576
217. Danny Schayes 1572
218. Cliff Robinson 1571
219. Vinnie Johnson 1569
220. Danny Ainge 1566
221. Larry Drew 1565
222. Gerald Henderson 1561
223. Darrell Armstrong 1556
224. John Long 1555
225. Larry Hughes 1554
226. Sidney Moncrief 1551
  Mike Miller 1551
  Ben Gordon 1551
229. Anthony Mason 1549
230. Earl Watson 1548
231. DeMarcus Cousins 1544
  Chris Kaman 1544
  David West 1544
  Toni Kukoc 1544
235. Jeff Malone 1538
236. Rory Sparrow 1534
237. John Starks 1533
  Jay Humphries 1533
239. Tyson Chandler 1532
240. Kyle Lowry 1525
241. Cuttino Mobley 1520
242. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
243. John Bagley 1512
244. Brad Daugherty 1511
245. Mark Olberding 1509
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
  Devin Harris 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. Gerald Govan 1617
  Julius Erving* 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. Rick Mount 428
  Mike Barr 428
117. Sonny Dove 427
118. Ed Johnson 421
  Ron Perry 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. Henry Logan 251
  Dave Lattin 251
162. Ben Warley 250
  David Thompson* 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. Dan Anderson 212
  Charles Edge 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. Ray Scott 192
  Larry Bunce 192
187. Larry Finch 185
  John Fairchild 185
189. Ticky Burden 181
  Bobby Rascoe 181
  Dennis Wuycik 181
192. Patrick McFarland 178
  Walter Piatkowski 178
194. Fly Williams 177
195. Mel Bennett 176
196. Grant Simmons 170
197. Bobby Lloyd 169
  Jim Hadnot 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. Jimmy Foster 151
  Leary Lentz 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. Ervin Inniger 124
  George Tinsley 124
227. Bobby Edmonds 123
228. Lionel Billingy 122
229. Riney Lochmann 121
  Bob Lackey 121
231. Jim Jarvis 119
  Don Chaney 119
233. Samuel Robinson 118
234. Howard Bayne 117
235. Jesse Branson 115
236. Keith Swagerty 114
237. Erv Staggs 113
  Bud Olsen 113
239. Tom Workman 111
240. Leland Mitchell 108
241. Billy Schaeffer 106
  Richard Clark 106
243. Bruce Seals 105
244. Kim Hughes 102
245. Jay Miller 100
246. Dewitt Menyard 99
  Dennis Hamilton 99
248. Jerry Pettway 98
  Dallas Thornton 98
250. Joe Kennedy 97
  Scott English 97
  Jerry Harkness 97
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