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 3516
12. Magic Johnson* 3506
13. Reggie Theus 3493
14. Steve Nash 3478
15. Tim Duncan 3381
16. Charles Barkley* 3376
17. LeBron James 3316
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. Michael Jordan* 2924
29. George Gervin* 2909
30. Dwyane Wade 2882
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. Ray Allen 2709
41. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
42. Terry Porter 2666
43. Dwight Howard 2665
44. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
45. Tony Parker 2633
46. Jack Sikma 2586
47. Mitch Richmond* 2579
48. Carmelo Anthony 2572
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. Tim Hardaway 2481
59. Vlade Divac 2470
60. Juwan Howard 2469
61. Grant Hill 2459
62. Latrell Sprewell 2450
63. Dennis Johnson* 2448
64. Pau Gasol 2433
65. Vince Carter 2423
66. Sam Cassell 2418
67. David Robinson* 2417
68. Reggie Miller* 2409
69. Dirk Nowitzki 2374
70. Norm Nixon 2368
71. Jason Terry 2354
72. Derek Harper 2334
73. Joe Johnson 2333
74. Maurice Lucas 2316
75. Chris Mullin* 2315
76. Chris Webber 2313
77. Baron Davis 2308
78. Mark Aguirre 2306
79. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
81. Deron Williams 2264
82. Kevin Johnson 2258
83. Lamar Odom 2253
84. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
86. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
87. Terry Cummings 2200
88. Josh Smith 2197
89. Alvan Adams 2194
90. Russell Westbrook 2182
91. Jim Jackson 2179
92. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
93. Jamal Crawford 2148
94. Glenn Robinson 2147
95. Stephen Jackson 2141
96. Chauncey Billups 2138
97. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
98. Mike Bibby 2134
99. Alvin Robertson 2116
100. Monta Ellis 2111
101. Caldwell Jones 2109
102. Mychal Thompson 2104
103. Jalen Rose 2102
104. Ray Williams 2099
105. Joe Dumars* 2084
106. Kevin Durant 2083
107. Eddie Johnson 2076
108. Zach Randolph 2075
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. Richard Hamilton 1977
119. Ricky Sobers 1973
120. Jeff Hornacek 1971
121. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
122. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
123. Chuck Person 1952
124. Andre Iguodala 1933
125. Christian Laettner 1932
126. James Edwards 1931
127. Herb Williams 1929
128. Manu Ginobili 1915
129. Rony Seikaly 1913
130. Mel Daniels* 1911
131. Rajon Rondo 1901
132. Kevin McHale* 1893
133. Bill Cartwright 1892
134. Xavier McDaniel 1887
135. Chris Paul 1877
136. Corey Maggette 1874
137. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
138. Dan Roundfield 1870
139. World B. Free 1869
140. Billy Paultz 1860
141. James Worthy* 1859
142. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
143. Danny Manning 1853
144. Nick Van Exel 1850
145. Mo Williams 1849
146. Benoit Benjamin 1847
147. Ralph Simpson 1843
148. Cedric Maxwell 1841
149. Al Harrington 1838
150. Raymond Felton 1835
151. Rolando Blackman 1829
152. Hersey Hawkins 1828
153. Carlos Boozer 1824
154. Boris Diaw 1810
155. David Wesley 1808
156. Chris Bosh 1807
157. John Lucas 1803
158. Larry Kenon 1800
159. Vern Fleming 1795
160. Billy Knight 1791
161. Mark Price 1790
162. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
163. Metta World Peace 1784
164. Jimmy Jones 1783
165. Dale Ellis 1771
166. Kenny Anderson 1769
167. Sherman Douglas 1761
168. Allan Houston 1760
  Freddie Lewis 1760
170. Vin Baker 1756
171. Shawn Marion 1750
172. Avery Johnson 1748
173. Orlando Woolridge 1747
174. Gilbert Arenas 1744
175. Rudy Gay 1742
176. Tom Gugliotta 1735
177. Kendall Gill 1734
178. Glen Rice 1733
179. Armen Gilliam 1722
180. Doug Christie 1721
181. Purvis Short 1720
182. Eddie Johnson 1717
183. Warren Jabali 1715
184. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
186. Derrick McKey 1713
187. Richard Jefferson 1711
  Larry Nance 1711
189. Paul Pressey 1700
190. Kelly Tripucka 1697
191. Rasheed Wallace 1693
192. Gerald Wilkins 1687
193. Bobby Jones 1683
194. Brian Shaw 1664
195. Vernon Maxwell 1663
196. Johnny Newman 1656
197. Doc Rivers 1651
198. Mark Olberding 1650
199. Kenny Smith 1649
200. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
202. Jason Williams 1643
203. Jameer Nelson 1636
204. Darrell Griffith 1632
205. Rodney Rogers 1631
206. Michael Finley 1629
207. Grant Long 1628
208. Marques Johnson 1627
209. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
211. Darryl Dawkins 1621
212. Kirk Hinrich 1617
  Gerald Govan 1617
214. Rick Fox 1611
215. Ricky Davis 1606
216. Jarrett Jack 1605
217. James Harden 1604
218. Byron Scott 1597
219. Caron Butler 1594
  Bill Laimbeer 1594
221. Truck Robinson 1592
222. John Wall 1590
223. Sam Perkins 1586
224. Jamal Mashburn 1585
225. Rickey Green 1583
  Jerome Kersey 1583
  James Silas 1583
228. Stephen Curry 1579
  Rik Smits 1579
230. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
231. Rashard Lewis 1577
232. Rich Kelley 1576
233. Danny Schayes 1572
234. Cliff Robinson 1571
235. Vinnie Johnson 1569
236. Nene Hilario 1566
  Danny Ainge 1566
238. Larry Drew 1565
239. Gerald Henderson 1561
240. Darrell Armstrong 1556
241. John Long 1555
242. Larry Hughes 1554
243. Sidney Moncrief 1551
  Ben Gordon 1551
245. Anthony Mason 1549
246. Mike Miller 1548
  Earl Watson 1548
248. Chris Kaman 1544
  Toni Kukoc 1544
250. Tom Owens 1542

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 3516
10. Magic Johnson* 3506
11. Reggie Theus 3493
12. Steve Nash 3478
13. Tim Duncan 3381
14. Charles Barkley* 3376
15. LeBron James 3316
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. Michael Jordan* 2924
26. Dwyane Wade 2882
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. Ray Allen 2709
36. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
37. Terry Porter 2666
38. Dwight Howard 2665
39. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
40. Tony Parker 2633
41. Jack Sikma 2586
42. Mitch Richmond* 2579
43. Carmelo Anthony 2572
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. Tim Hardaway 2481
53. Vlade Divac 2470
54. Juwan Howard 2469
55. Grant Hill 2459
56. Latrell Sprewell 2450
57. Dennis Johnson* 2448
58. Pau Gasol 2433
59. Vince Carter 2423
60. Sam Cassell 2418
61. David Robinson* 2417
62. Reggie Miller* 2409
63. Dirk Nowitzki 2374
64. Norm Nixon 2368
65. Jason Terry 2354
66. Artis Gilmore* 2347
67. Derek Harper 2334
68. Joe Johnson 2333
69. Julius Erving* 2323
70. Chris Mullin* 2315
71. Chris Webber 2313
72. Baron Davis 2308
73. Mark Aguirre 2306
74. Maurice Cheeks 2268
  Detlef Schrempf 2268
76. Deron Williams 2264
77. Kevin Johnson 2258
78. Lamar Odom 2253
79. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
81. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
82. Terry Cummings 2200
83. Josh Smith 2197
84. Alvan Adams 2194
85. Russell Westbrook 2182
86. Jim Jackson 2179
87. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
88. Jamal Crawford 2148
89. Glenn Robinson 2147
90. Stephen Jackson 2141
91. Chauncey Billups 2138
92. George Gervin* 2137
93. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
94. Mike Bibby 2134
95. Alvin Robertson 2116
96. Monta Ellis 2111
97. Mychal Thompson 2104
98. Jalen Rose 2102
99. Ray Williams 2099
100. Joe Dumars* 2084
101. Kevin Durant 2083
102. Eddie Johnson 2076
103. Zach Randolph 2075
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. Richard Hamilton 1977
112. Ricky Sobers 1973
113. Jeff Hornacek 1971
114. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
115. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
116. Chuck Person 1952
117. Andre Iguodala 1933
118. Christian Laettner 1932
119. James Edwards 1931
120. Herb Williams 1929
121. Manu Ginobili 1915
122. Rony Seikaly 1913
123. Rajon Rondo 1901
124. Kevin McHale* 1893
125. Bill Cartwright 1892
126. Xavier McDaniel 1887
127. Chris Paul 1877
128. Corey Maggette 1874
129. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
130. World B. Free 1869
131. James Worthy* 1859
132. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
133. Danny Manning 1853
134. Nick Van Exel 1850
135. Mo Williams 1849
136. Benoit Benjamin 1847
137. Cedric Maxwell 1841
138. Al Harrington 1838
139. Raymond Felton 1835
140. Rolando Blackman 1829
141. Hersey Hawkins 1828
142. Carlos Boozer 1824
143. Boris Diaw 1810
  Maurice Lucas 1810
145. David Wesley 1808
146. Chris Bosh 1807
147. Dan Roundfield 1806
148. John Lucas 1803
149. Vern Fleming 1795
150. Mark Price 1790
151. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
152. Metta World Peace 1784
153. Dale Ellis 1771
154. Kenny Anderson 1769
155. Sherman Douglas 1761
156. Allan Houston 1760
157. Vin Baker 1756
158. Shawn Marion 1750
159. Avery Johnson 1748
160. Orlando Woolridge 1747
161. Gilbert Arenas 1744
162. Rudy Gay 1742
163. Tom Gugliotta 1735
164. Kendall Gill 1734
165. Glen Rice 1733
166. Armen Gilliam 1722
167. Doug Christie 1721
168. Purvis Short 1720
169. Eddie Johnson 1717
170. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
172. Derrick McKey 1713
173. Larry Nance 1711
  Richard Jefferson 1711
175. Paul Pressey 1700
176. Kelly Tripucka 1697
177. Rasheed Wallace 1693
178. Gerald Wilkins 1687
179. Brian Shaw 1664
180. Vernon Maxwell 1663
181. Johnny Newman 1656
182. Doc Rivers 1651
183. Kenny Smith 1649
184. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
186. Jason Williams 1643
187. Jameer Nelson 1636
188. Darrell Griffith 1632
189. Rodney Rogers 1631
190. Michael Finley 1629
191. Grant Long 1628
192. Marques Johnson 1627
193. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
195. Darryl Dawkins 1621
196. Kirk Hinrich 1617
197. Rick Fox 1611
198. Ricky Davis 1606
199. Jarrett Jack 1605
200. James Harden 1604
201. Byron Scott 1597
202. Caldwell Jones 1596
203. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
205. Truck Robinson 1592
206. John Wall 1590
207. Sam Perkins 1586
208. Jamal Mashburn 1585
209. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
211. Rik Smits 1579
  Stephen Curry 1579
213. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
214. Rashard Lewis 1577
215. Rich Kelley 1576
216. Danny Schayes 1572
217. Cliff Robinson 1571
218. Vinnie Johnson 1569
219. Danny Ainge 1566
  Nene Hilario 1566
221. Larry Drew 1565
222. Gerald Henderson 1561
223. Darrell Armstrong 1556
224. John Long 1555
225. Larry Hughes 1554
226. Ben Gordon 1551
  Sidney Moncrief 1551
228. Anthony Mason 1549
229. Mike Miller 1548
  Earl Watson 1548
231. Chris Kaman 1544
  Toni Kukoc 1544
233. Jeff Malone 1538
234. Rory Sparrow 1534
235. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
237. Cuttino Mobley 1520
238. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
239. John Bagley 1512
240. Brad Daugherty 1511
241. Mark Olberding 1509
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
243. Eddie Jones 1507
244. Jason Richardson 1503
245. David West 1502
246. Scott Skiles 1497
247. Devin Harris 1493
248. Otis Birdsong 1491
249. Gerald Wallace 1486
  Nate McMillan 1486

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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