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 3519
12. Magic Johnson* 3506
13. Reggie Theus 3493
14. Steve Nash 3478
15. LeBron James 3392
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 2928
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 2721
41. Ray Allen 2709
42. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
43. Terry Porter 2666
44. Tony Parker 2659
45. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
46. Carmelo Anthony 2613
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. Tim Hardaway 2481
59. Vlade Divac 2470
60. Juwan Howard 2469
61. Pau Gasol 2459
  Grant Hill 2459
63. Latrell Sprewell 2450
64. Dennis Johnson* 2448
65. Vince Carter 2438
66. Sam Cassell 2418
67. David Robinson* 2417
68. Reggie Miller* 2409
69. Dirk Nowitzki 2379
70. Norm Nixon 2368
71. Jason Terry 2360
72. Joe Johnson 2355
73. Derek Harper 2334
74. Maurice Lucas 2316
75. Chris Mullin* 2315
76. Chris Webber 2313
77. Baron Davis 2308
78. Mark Aguirre 2306
79. Russell Westbrook 2305
80. Deron Williams 2295
81. Maurice Cheeks 2268
  Detlef Schrempf 2268
83. Kevin Johnson 2258
84. Lamar Odom 2253
85. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
87. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
88. Terry Cummings 2200
89. Josh Smith 2197
90. Alvan Adams 2194
91. Jim Jackson 2179
92. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
  Jamal Crawford 2173
94. Monta Ellis 2166
95. Glenn Robinson 2147
96. Stephen Jackson 2141
97. Chauncey Billups 2138
98. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
99. Mike Bibby 2134
100. Kevin Durant 2132
101. Alvin Robertson 2116
102. Caldwell Jones 2109
103. Mychal Thompson 2104
104. Jalen Rose 2102
105. Ray Williams 2099
106. Zach Randolph 2096
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. 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
  Rajon Rondo 1952
125. Andre Iguodala 1947
126. Manu Ginobili 1944
127. Christian Laettner 1932
128. James Edwards 1931
  Chris Paul 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. 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. Raymond Felton 1853
  Danny Manning 1853
145. Nick Van Exel 1850
146. Mo Williams 1849
147. Benoit Benjamin 1847
148. Ralph Simpson 1843
149. Cedric Maxwell 1841
150. Al Harrington 1838
151. Rolando Blackman 1829
152. Boris Diaw 1828
  Hersey Hawkins 1828
154. Carlos Boozer 1824
155. David Wesley 1808
156. Chris Bosh 1807
157. John Lucas 1803
158. Larry Kenon 1800
159. Vern Fleming 1795
160. Rudy Gay 1792
161. Billy Knight 1791
162. Mark Price 1790
163. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
164. Metta World Peace 1785
165. Jimmy Jones 1783
166. Dale Ellis 1771
167. Kenny Anderson 1769
168. Sherman Douglas 1761
169. Allan Houston 1760
  Freddie Lewis 1760
171. Vin Baker 1756
172. Shawn Marion 1750
173. Avery Johnson 1748
174. Orlando Woolridge 1747
175. Gilbert Arenas 1744
176. Tom Gugliotta 1735
177. Kendall Gill 1734
178. Glen Rice 1733
179. James Harden 1728
180. Armen Gilliam 1722
181. Doug Christie 1721
182. Purvis Short 1720
  Richard Jefferson 1720
184. Eddie Johnson 1717
185. Warren Jabali 1715
186. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
188. Derrick McKey 1713
189. Larry Nance 1711
190. Paul Pressey 1700
191. Kelly Tripucka 1697
192. Rasheed Wallace 1693
193. Gerald Wilkins 1687
194. Jameer Nelson 1685
195. Bobby Jones 1683
196. John Wall 1675
197. Brian Shaw 1664
198. Vernon Maxwell 1663
199. Johnny Newman 1656
200. Doc Rivers 1651
201. Mark Olberding 1650
202. Kenny Smith 1649
203. Stephen Curry 1647
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. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
214. Darryl Dawkins 1621
215. Kirk Hinrich 1617
  Gerald Govan 1617
217. Rick Fox 1611
218. Ricky Davis 1606
219. Jarrett Jack 1605
220. Byron Scott 1597
221. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
223. Truck Robinson 1592
224. Nene Hilario 1589
225. Sam Perkins 1586
226. Jamal Mashburn 1585
227. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
  James Silas 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
245. Mike Miller 1549
  Anthony Mason 1549
247. 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 3519
10. Magic Johnson* 3506
11. Reggie Theus 3493
12. Steve Nash 3478
13. LeBron James 3392
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 2928
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 2721
36. Ray Allen 2709
37. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
38. Terry Porter 2666
39. Tony Parker 2659
40. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
41. Carmelo Anthony 2613
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. Tim Hardaway 2481
53. Vlade Divac 2470
54. Juwan Howard 2469
55. Pau Gasol 2459
  Grant Hill 2459
57. Latrell Sprewell 2450
58. Dennis Johnson* 2448
59. Vince Carter 2438
60. Sam Cassell 2418
61. David Robinson* 2417
62. Reggie Miller* 2409
63. Dirk Nowitzki 2379
64. Norm Nixon 2368
65. Jason Terry 2360
66. Joe Johnson 2355
67. Artis Gilmore* 2347
68. Derek Harper 2334
69. Julius Erving* 2323
70. Chris Mullin* 2315
71. Chris Webber 2313
72. Baron Davis 2308
73. Mark Aguirre 2306
74. Russell Westbrook 2305
75. Deron Williams 2295
76. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
78. Kevin Johnson 2258
79. Lamar Odom 2253
80. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
82. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
83. Terry Cummings 2200
84. Josh Smith 2197
85. Alvan Adams 2194
86. Jim Jackson 2179
87. Jamal Crawford 2173
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
89. Monta Ellis 2166
90. Glenn Robinson 2147
91. Stephen Jackson 2141
92. Chauncey Billups 2138
93. George Gervin* 2137
94. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
95. Mike Bibby 2134
96. Kevin Durant 2132
97. Alvin Robertson 2116
98. Mychal Thompson 2104
99. Jalen Rose 2102
100. Ray Williams 2099
101. Zach Randolph 2096
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. 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
  Rajon Rondo 1952
118. Andre Iguodala 1947
119. Manu Ginobili 1944
120. Christian Laettner 1932
121. Chris Paul 1931
  James Edwards 1931
123. Herb Williams 1929
124. Rony Seikaly 1913
125. Kevin McHale* 1893
126. Bill Cartwright 1892
127. Xavier McDaniel 1887
128. Corey Maggette 1874
129. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
130. World B. Free 1869
131. James Worthy* 1859
132. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
133. Raymond Felton 1853
  Danny Manning 1853
135. Nick Van Exel 1850
136. Mo Williams 1849
137. Benoit Benjamin 1847
138. Cedric Maxwell 1841
139. Al Harrington 1838
140. Rolando Blackman 1829
141. Hersey Hawkins 1828
  Boris Diaw 1828
143. Carlos Boozer 1824
144. Maurice Lucas 1810
145. David Wesley 1808
146. Chris Bosh 1807
147. Dan Roundfield 1806
148. John Lucas 1803
149. Vern Fleming 1795
150. Rudy Gay 1792
151. Mark Price 1790
152. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
153. Metta World Peace 1785
154. Dale Ellis 1771
155. Kenny Anderson 1769
156. Sherman Douglas 1761
157. Allan Houston 1760
158. Vin Baker 1756
159. Shawn Marion 1750
160. Avery Johnson 1748
161. Orlando Woolridge 1747
162. Gilbert Arenas 1744
163. Tom Gugliotta 1735
164. Kendall Gill 1734
165. Glen Rice 1733
166. James Harden 1728
167. Armen Gilliam 1722
168. Doug Christie 1721
169. Purvis Short 1720
  Richard Jefferson 1720
171. Eddie Johnson 1717
172. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
174. Derrick McKey 1713
175. Larry Nance 1711
176. Paul Pressey 1700
177. Kelly Tripucka 1697
178. Rasheed Wallace 1693
179. Gerald Wilkins 1687
180. Jameer Nelson 1685
181. John Wall 1675
182. Brian Shaw 1664
183. Vernon Maxwell 1663
184. Johnny Newman 1656
185. Doc Rivers 1651
186. Kenny Smith 1649
187. Stephen Curry 1647
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. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
198. Darryl Dawkins 1621
199. Kirk Hinrich 1617
200. Rick Fox 1611
201. Ricky Davis 1606
202. Jarrett Jack 1605
203. Byron Scott 1597
204. Caldwell Jones 1596
205. Caron Butler 1594
  Bill Laimbeer 1594
207. Truck Robinson 1592
208. Nene Hilario 1589
209. Sam Perkins 1586
210. Jamal Mashburn 1585
211. Rickey Green 1583
  Jerome Kersey 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
  Ben Gordon 1551
228. Mike Miller 1549
  Anthony Mason 1549
230. Earl Watson 1548
231. Toni Kukoc 1544
  Chris Kaman 1544
233. Jeff Malone 1538
234. Rory Sparrow 1534
235. John Starks 1533
  Jay Humphries 1533
237. David West 1528
238. Cuttino Mobley 1520
239. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
240. John Bagley 1512
241. Brad Daugherty 1511
242. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
  Mark Olberding 1509
244. Eddie Jones 1507
245. Jason Richardson 1503
  Tyson Chandler 1503
247. Scott Skiles 1497
  Devin Harris 1497
249. Otis Birdsong 1491
250. Nate McMillan 1486
  Gerald Wallace 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. Larry Miller 940
  Doug Moe 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. Charlie Scott 659
  Maurice McHartley 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. 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. Wayne Chapman 294
  Cliff Hagan* 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. John Fairchild 185
  Larry Finch 185
189. Dennis Wuycik 181
  Ticky Burden 181
  Bobby Rascoe 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. Bill Bunting 127
  Bobby Wilson 127
222. Joe Hamood 126
  Darrell Elston 126
224. Ronald Taylor 125
225. Ervin Inniger 124
  George Tinsley 124
227. Bobby Edmonds 123
228. Lionel Billingy 122
229. Bob Lackey 121
  Riney Lochmann 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. 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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