NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Minutes Played

Active players are listed in bold
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
Minutes Played since 1951-52

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player MP
1.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2.Karl Malone* 54852
3.Dirk Nowitzki 51368
4.Kevin Garnett* 50418
5.LeBron James 50169
6.Jason Kidd* 50111
7.Elvin Hayes* 50000
8.Moses Malone* 49444
9.Kobe Bryant* 48637
10.Wilt Chamberlain* 47859
11.John Stockton* 47764
12.Reggie Miller* 47619
13.Tim Duncan* 47368
14.Artis Gilmore* 47134
15.Gary Payton* 47117
16.John Havlicek* 46471
17.Vince Carter 46367
18.Ray Allen* 46344
19.Paul Pierce* 45880
20.Robert Parish* 45704
21.Julius Erving* 45227
22.Joe Johnson 44234
23.Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
24.Oscar Robertson* 43886
25.Clifford Robinson 42561
26.Buck Williams 42464
27.Jason Terry 42034
28.Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
29.Carmelo Anthony 41799
30.Dan Issel* 41784
31.Scottie Pippen* 41069
32.Michael Jordan* 41011
33.Pau Gasol 41001
34.Bill Russell* 40726
35.Patrick Ewing* 40594
36.Charles Oakley 40280
37.Andre Miller 40268
38.Shawn Marion 40097
39.Otis Thorpe 39822
40.Hal Greer* 39788
41.Charles Barkley* 39330
42.Mark Jackson 39121
43.Jamal Crawford 38994
44.Walt Bellamy* 38940
45.Andre Iguodala 38838
46.Horace Grant 38621
47.Dwight Howard 38525
48.Kevin Willis 38362
49.Tony Parker 38279
50.Rick Barry* 38153
51.Dominique Wilkins* 38113
52.Steve Nash* 38069
53.Lenny Wilkens* 38064
54.Alex English* 38063
55.Michael Finley 37996
56.Chris Paul 37845
57.Derek Harper 37786
58.Antawn Jamison 37638
59.Allen Iverson* 37584
60.Clyde Drexler* 37537
61.Jack Sikma* 36943
62.Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
63.Juwan Howard 36654
64.Sam Perkins 36598
65.Jerry West* 36571
66.A.C. Green 36552
67.Rasheed Wallace 36243
68.Dennis Johnson* 35954
69.Nate Thurmond* 35881
70.Wes Unseld* 35832
71.Dwyane Wade 35773
72.George Gervin* 35597
73.Isiah Thomas* 35516
74.Terry Porter 35354
75.Latrell Sprewell 35270
76.LaMarcus Aldridge 35252
77.Joe Dumars* 35139
78.Caldwell Jones 35081
79.Paul Silas 34989
80.Glen Rice 34985
81.Elton Brand 34910
82.Maurice Cheeks* 34845
83.Dale Ellis 34778
84.Grant Hill* 34776
85.Zach Randolph 34616
86.Reggie Theus 34603
87.Larry Bird* 34443
88.Mitch Richmond* 34309
89.Richard Jefferson 34293
90.David Robinson* 34271
91.Adrian Dantley* 34151
92.Jeff Hornacek 33964
93.Mike Bibby 33962
94.Bill Laimbeer 33956
95.Tom Chambers 33922
96.Terry Cummings 33898
97.Elgin Baylor* 33863
98.Vlade Divac* 33838
99.P.J. Brown 33823
100.Rod Strickland 33634
101.Detlef Schrempf 33597
102.Rashard Lewis 33541
103.Gail Goodrich* 33527
104.Chet Walker* 33433
105.Magic Johnson* 33245
106.Chauncey Billups 33008
107.Russell Westbrook 32854
108.Eddie Jones 32778
109.Dave Bing* 32769
110.Derek Fisher 32719
111.Rudy Gay 32707
112.Eddie Johnson 32604
113.Kevin Durant 32600
114.Trevor Ariza 32491
115.Ron Boone 32391
116.Louie Dampier* 32201
117.Chris Mullin* 32163
118.Lamar Odom 32131
 Jerry Lucas* 32131
120.Bob Lanier* 32103
121.Rolando Blackman 32087
122.Ben Wallace* 32085
123.Hersey Hawkins 32034
124.Chris Bosh* 31936
125.Stephon Marbury 31891
126.Sam Lacey 31873
127.Dick Van Arsdale 31771
128.Tyson Chandler 31617
129.Tayshaun Prince 31576
130.Antoine Walker 31531
131.Randy Smith 31444
132.Metta World Peace 31440
133.Dave DeBusschere* 31202
134.Ron Harper 31199
135.Kyle Korver 31183
136.Tiny Archibald* 31159
137.Mookie Blaylock 31026
138.Walt Frazier* 30965
139.Thaddeus Young 30942
140.Luol Deng 30941
141.Bill Bridges 30878
142.Chris Webber* 30847
143.Larry Nance 30697
144.Bob Pettit* 30690
145.Tracy McGrady* 30658
146.Bailey Howell* 30627
147.Tim Hardaway 30626
148.Calvin Murphy* 30607
149.Anthony Mason 30605
150.Kyle Lowry 30536
151.Billy Paultz 30392
152.James Harden 30331
153.David Wesley 30272
154.Jerry Stackhouse 30222
155.Dan Majerle 30206
156.DeMar DeRozan 30185
157.Bob Cousy* 30165
158.Paul Millsap 30162
159.Marvin Williams 30159
160.Byron Scott 30152
161.Kevin McHale* 30118
162.Maurice Lucas 30112
163.Shane Battier 30004
164.James Worthy* 30001
165.Jo Jo White* 29941
166.Sam Cassell 29812
167.Dolph Schayes* 29800
168.Lou Hudson 29794
169.Michael Cage 29716
170.Zelmo Beaty* 29676
171.Jeff Malone 29660
172.Earl Monroe* 29636
173.Dale Davis 29606
174.Dave Cowens* 29565
175.Richard Hamilton 29559
176.Bob Dandridge* 29502
177.Kendall Gill 29481
178.Bernard King* 29417
179.Spencer Haywood* 29408
180.Shawn Kemp 29293
181.Jason Richardson 29241
182.David West 29144
183.Damon Stoudamire 29106
184.Jim Jackson 29067
185.Monta Ellis 29011
186.Josh Smith 29000
187.Nick Van Exel 28969
188.Chuck Person 28941
189.Dick Barnett 28937
190.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
191.Deron Williams 28865
192.Walter Davis 28859
193.Steve Smith 28855
194.Dennis Rodman* 28839
195.Raymond Felton 28829
196.Boris Diaw 28768
197.Marc Gasol 28719
198.Marcus Camby 28684
199.Tom Van Arsdale 28682
200.Jeff Green 28670
201.Guy Rodgers* 28663
202.Al Horford 28646
203.Mike Conley 28618
204.Baron Davis 28592
205.Grant Long 28514
206.Herb Williams 28484
207.Johnny Newman 28435
208.James Edwards 28356
209.Caron Butler 28333
210.Bob McAdoo* 28327
211.Allan Houston 28311
212.George McGinnis* 28179
213.Jerome Kersey 28115
214.Antonio McDyess 28053
215.Al Harrington 28009
216.Jalen Rose 27925
217.Rajon Rondo 27907
218.Mike Miller 27812
219.Red Kerr 27784
220.Mychal Thompson 27764
221.Danny Ainge 27755
222.Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
223.Mark Aguirre 27730
224.Tyrone Corbin 27657
225.Cuttino Mobley 27618
226.Leroy Ellis 27520
227.Bill Cartwright 27491
228.Richie Guerin* 27449
229.Stephen Jackson 27398
230.Jermaine O'Neal 27364
231.Mike Dunleavy 27340
232.Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
233.Norm Nixon 27250
234.Derrick McKey 27229
235.Alvan Adams 27203
236.Kurt Thomas 27160
237.Robert Horry 27069
238.Joe Smith 27022
239.Kirk Hinrich 27015
240.Peja Stojaković 26966
241.Carlos Boozer 26901
242.World B. Free 26893
243.Manu Ginóbili 26859
244.Billy Cunningham* 26844
245.Hedo Türkoğlu 26695
246.Avery Johnson 26615
247.Nicolas Batum 26613
248.Armen Gilliam 26421
249.Sleepy Floyd 26383
250.Wesley Matthews 26344

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player MP
1.Louie Dampier* 27770
2.Freddie Lewis 24038
3.Gerald Govan 22925
4.Mel Daniels* 22340
5.Ron Boone 21596
6.Roger Brown* 21454
7.Jimmy Jones 20873
8.Bob Netolicky 20554
9.Steve Jones 20209
10.Donnie Freeman 19546
11.Dan Issel* 19442
12.Stew Johnson 19201
13.Red Robbins 18745
14.Byron Beck 18717
15.Cincinnatus Powell 18636
16.Mack Calvin 18267
17.Wil Jones 17511
18.Artis Gilmore* 17449
19.Jim Eakins 17279
20.Willie Wise 17025
21.Billy Paultz 16762
22.Larry Jones 16721
23.Julius Erving* 16550
24.George Carter 16229
25.Fatty Taylor 16158
26.Rich Jones 16114
27.Ralph Simpson 15643
28.Bill Melchionni 15337
29.Glen Combs 15275
30.Warren Jabali 15264
31.Chuck Williams 15025
32.Larry Miller 14941
33.Goose Ligon 14560
34.Walter Simon 14053
35.John Beasley 13947
36.Julius Keye 13676
37.Bill Keller 13609
38.Trooper Washington 13235
39.Ira Harge 13160
40.Warren Davis 13090
41.Darel Carrier 12338
42.Dave Robisch 12224
43.Doug Moe 12081
44.George Thompson 12048
45.George McGinnis* 11985
46.Gene Moore 11780
47.Les Hunter 11773
48.James Silas 11730
49.Charles Williams 11444
50.Joe Caldwell 11387
51.Zelmo Beaty* 11328
52.Gene Littles 11310
53.Larry Brown* 11309
54.Darnell Hillman 11015
55.Arthur Becker 10554
56.Bob Verga 10538
57.Mike Lewis 10118
58.Ronald Franz 9912
59.Bob Warren 9908
60.Randolph Mahaffey 9589
61.Randy Denton 9484
62.Mike Gale 9456
63.Tom Owens 9365
64.Johnny Neumann 9332
65.Rick Barry* 9328
66.Levern Tart 9272
67.John Roche 9259
68.Manny Leaks 9232
69.Ted McClain 9196
70.Don Buse 9110
71.Joe Hamilton 9098
72.George Lehmann 9077
73.George Gervin* 9061
74.Larry Kenon 8993
75.Al Smith 8971
76.Brian Taylor 8887
77.Lonnie Wright 8707
78.Caldwell Jones 8607
79.Donald Sidle 8588
80.Wayne Hightower 8234
81.Julian Hammond 8039
82.Wendell Ladner 7883
83.Lee Davis 7805
84.Marv Roberts 7534
85.Jackie Moreland 7367
86.Charles Beasley 7347
87.John Brisker 7327
88.Coby Dietrick 7046
89.George Stone 6953
90.George Peeples 6935
91.Frank Card 6901
92.Mervin Jackson 6890
93.Swen Nater 6878
94.Bo Lamar 6871
95.Skeeter Swift 6839
96.Willie Murrell 6747
97.Goo Kennedy 6505
98.George Irvine 6451
99.John Williamson 6391
100.Rick Mount 6386
101.Dave Twardzik 6320
102.Sam Smith 6303
103.Jeffrey Congdon 6283
104.Charlie Scott* 6246
105.Collis Jones 6231
106.Ed Manning 6221
107.Jimmy O'Brien 6148
 Oliver Taylor 6148
109.Bird Averitt 5942
110.Mike Green 5924
111.Mike Jackson 5918
112.Simmie Hill 5839
113.Larry Cannon 5797
114.Tim Bassett 5642
115.Stephen Chubin 5596
116.Marvin Barnes 5563
117.Chico Vaughn 5560
118.Bobby Jones* 5551
119.Willie Somerset 5452
120.Billy Knight 5334
121.Maurice Lucas 5325
122.Maurice McHartley 5315
123.Mike Barrett 5300
124.Art Heyman 5227
125.Mike Barr 5117
126.Willie Long 5033
127.Ron Perry 5032
128.Connie Hawkins* 4998
129.Ed Johnson 4899
130.Skip Thoren 4868
131.Gary Bradds 4861
132.Ollie Darden 4811
133.Andrew Anderson 4786
134.Kevin Joyce 4731
135.Willie Sojourner 4714
136.Sonny Dove 4573
137.Mike Butler 4554
138.Jim Chones 4540
139.Craig Raymond 4515
140.Bob Bedell 4477
141.Billy Cunningham* 4438
142.Gus Gerard 4429
143.Moses Malone* 4373
144.George Karl 4168
145.Neil Johnson 4154
146.Travis Grant 4150
147.Tony Jackson 4091
148.Dan Anderson 4025
149.Len Elmore 4005
150.George Adams 3903
151.Arvesta Kelly 3895
152.John Barnhill 3871
153.Spencer Haywood* 3808
154.Ben Warley 3648
155.Leary Lentz 3633
156.Jan van Breda Kolff 3617
157.Claude Terry 3592
158.Tommie Bowens 3590
159.Will Frazier 3495
160.John Smith 3362
161.Wayne Chapman 3294
162.Ronald Thomas 3292
163.Chuck Terry 3249
164.Bernie Williams 3231
165.Walter Piatkowski 3149
166.Billy Shepherd 3121
167.Barry Parkhill 3116
168.David Thompson* 3101
169.Jim Ard 3100
170.Charles Edge 3090
171.Jim Caldwell 3078
172.Larry Bunce 3070
173.Larry Finch 3042
174.Hank Whitney 3032
175.Tom Hoover 3007
176.Jim Hadnot 3004
177.Dave Lattin 2913
178.Bobby Rascoe 2887
179.Samuel Robinson 2858
180.Al Skinner 2855
181.Johnny Baum 2841
182.Jimmy Rayl 2760
183.Kendall Rhine 2668
184.Rich Niemann 2632
185.David Vaughn 2593
186.Bill McGill 2590
187.Jim McDaniels 2537
188.Grant Simmons 2516
189.Ervin Inniger 2477
 Keith Swagerty 2477
191.Lester Selvage 2449
192.Henry Logan 2410
193.Ray Scott 2370
194.Bobby Lloyd 2353
195.Mel Peterson 2351
196.Cliff Hagan* 2343
197.Steven Kramer 2288
198.Joe DePre 2281
199.Al Cueto 2239
200.Riney Lochmann 2205
201.Mel Bennett 2193
202.Ticky Burden 2181
203.M.L. Carr 2174
204.Barry Liebowitz 2168
205.Kim Hughes 2162
206.Al Tucker 2130
207.John Fairchild 2106
208.Mike Pratt 2102
209.Barry Orms 2091
210.Mark Olberding 2055
211.Patrick McFarland 1977
212.Bill Bunting 1939
213.Jim Bradley 1913
214.Jesse Branson 1892
215.Darrell Elston 1869
216.George Tinsley 1864
217.Roger Brown 1860
218.Joe Hamood 1839
219.Jerry Pettway 1836
220.Stephen Vacendak 1835
221.Billy Schaeffer 1788
222.Dewitt Menyard 1756
223.Bruce Seals 1729
 Jim Jarvis 1729
225.Gary Keller 1714
226.Hal Hale 1706
227.Dennis Wuycik 1684
228.Bruce Spraggins 1590
229.Bobby Wilson 1562
230.Mel Nowell 1555
231.Don Carlos 1527
232.Jerry Harkness 1513
233.George Johnson 1477
234.Don Chaney 1475
235.Jerry Chambers 1464
236.Tom Thacker 1454
237.Willie Porter 1442
238.Len Chappell 1403
239.Dennis Grey 1391
240.Joe Kennedy 1382
241.Bud Olsen 1375
242.Scott English 1364
243.Craig Dill 1354
244.Bobby Edmonds 1350
245.Dennis Hamilton 1342
246.Wali Jones 1339
247.Lloyd Batts 1317
248.Guy Manning 1274
249.Ronnie Robinson 1272
250.William Franklin 1264

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player MP
1.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2.Karl Malone* 54852
3.Dirk Nowitzki 51368
4.Kevin Garnett* 50418
5.LeBron James 50169
6.Jason Kidd* 50111
7.Elvin Hayes* 50000
8.Kobe Bryant* 48637
9.Wilt Chamberlain* 47859
10.John Stockton* 47764
11.Reggie Miller* 47619
12.Tim Duncan* 47368
13.Gary Payton* 47117
14.John Havlicek* 46471
15.Vince Carter 46367
16.Ray Allen* 46344
17.Paul Pierce* 45880
18.Robert Parish* 45704
19.Moses Malone* 45071
20.Joe Johnson 44234
21.Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
22.Oscar Robertson* 43886
23.Clifford Robinson 42561
24.Buck Williams 42464
25.Jason Terry 42034
26.Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
27.Carmelo Anthony 41799
28.Scottie Pippen* 41069
29.Michael Jordan* 41011
30.Pau Gasol 41001
31.Bill Russell* 40726
32.Patrick Ewing* 40594
33.Charles Oakley 40280
34.Andre Miller 40268
35.Shawn Marion 40097
36.Otis Thorpe 39822
37.Hal Greer* 39788
38.Charles Barkley* 39330
39.Mark Jackson 39121
40.Jamal Crawford 38994
41.Walt Bellamy* 38940
42.Andre Iguodala 38838
43.Horace Grant 38621
44.Dwight Howard 38525
45.Kevin Willis 38362
46.Tony Parker 38279
47.Dominique Wilkins* 38113
48.Steve Nash* 38069
49.Lenny Wilkens* 38064
50.Alex English* 38063
51.Michael Finley 37996
52.Chris Paul 37845
53.Derek Harper 37786
54.Antawn Jamison 37638
55.Allen Iverson* 37584
56.Clyde Drexler* 37537
57.Jack Sikma* 36943
58.Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
59.Juwan Howard 36654
60.Sam Perkins 36598
61.Jerry West* 36571
62.A.C. Green 36552
63.Rasheed Wallace 36243
64.Dennis Johnson* 35954
65.Nate Thurmond* 35881
66.Wes Unseld* 35832
67.Dwyane Wade 35773
68.Isiah Thomas* 35516
69.Terry Porter 35354
70.Latrell Sprewell 35270
71.LaMarcus Aldridge 35252
72.Joe Dumars* 35139
73.Paul Silas 34989
74.Glen Rice 34985
75.Elton Brand 34910
76.Maurice Cheeks* 34845
77.Dale Ellis 34778
78.Grant Hill* 34776
79.Zach Randolph 34616
80.Reggie Theus 34603
81.Larry Bird* 34443
82.Mitch Richmond* 34309
83.Richard Jefferson 34293
84.David Robinson* 34271
85.Adrian Dantley* 34151
86.Jeff Hornacek 33964
87.Mike Bibby 33962
88.Bill Laimbeer 33956
89.Tom Chambers 33922
90.Terry Cummings 33898
91.Elgin Baylor* 33863
92.Vlade Divac* 33838
93.P.J. Brown 33823
94.Rod Strickland 33634
95.Detlef Schrempf 33597
96.Rashard Lewis 33541
97.Gail Goodrich* 33527
98.Chet Walker* 33433
99.Magic Johnson* 33245
100.Chauncey Billups 33008
101.Russell Westbrook 32854
102.Eddie Jones 32778
103.Dave Bing* 32769
104.Derek Fisher 32719
105.Rudy Gay 32707
106.Eddie Johnson 32604
107.Kevin Durant 32600
108.Trevor Ariza 32491
109.Chris Mullin* 32163
110.Lamar Odom 32131
 Jerry Lucas* 32131
112.Bob Lanier* 32103
113.Rolando Blackman 32087
114.Ben Wallace* 32085
115.Hersey Hawkins 32034
116.Chris Bosh* 31936
117.Stephon Marbury 31891
118.Sam Lacey 31873
119.Dick Van Arsdale 31771
120.Tyson Chandler 31617
121.Tayshaun Prince 31576
122.Antoine Walker 31531
123.Randy Smith 31444
124.Metta World Peace 31440
125.Dave DeBusschere* 31202
126.Ron Harper 31199
127.Kyle Korver 31183
128.Tiny Archibald* 31159
129.Mookie Blaylock 31026
130.Walt Frazier* 30965
131.Thaddeus Young 30942
132.Luol Deng 30941
133.Bill Bridges 30878
134.Chris Webber* 30847
135.Larry Nance 30697
136.Bob Pettit* 30690
137.Tracy McGrady* 30658
138.Bailey Howell* 30627
139.Tim Hardaway 30626
140.Calvin Murphy* 30607
141.Anthony Mason 30605
142.Kyle Lowry 30536
143.James Harden 30331
144.David Wesley 30272
145.Jerry Stackhouse 30222
146.Dan Majerle 30206
147.DeMar DeRozan 30185
148.Bob Cousy* 30165
149.Paul Millsap 30162
150.Marvin Williams 30159
151.Byron Scott 30152
152.Kevin McHale* 30118
153.Shane Battier 30004
154.James Worthy* 30001
155.Jo Jo White* 29941
156.Sam Cassell 29812
157.Dolph Schayes* 29800
158.Lou Hudson 29794
159.Michael Cage 29716
160.Artis Gilmore* 29685
161.Jeff Malone 29660
162.Earl Monroe* 29636
163.Dale Davis 29606
164.Dave Cowens* 29565
165.Richard Hamilton 29559
166.Bob Dandridge* 29502
167.Kendall Gill 29481
168.Bernard King* 29417
169.Shawn Kemp 29293
170.Jason Richardson 29241
171.David West 29144
172.Damon Stoudamire 29106
173.Jim Jackson 29067
174.Monta Ellis 29011
175.Josh Smith 29000
176.Nick Van Exel 28969
177.Chuck Person 28941
178.Dick Barnett 28937
179.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
180.Deron Williams 28865
181.Walter Davis 28859
182.Steve Smith 28855
183.Dennis Rodman* 28839
184.Raymond Felton 28829
185.Rick Barry* 28825
186.Boris Diaw 28768
187.Marc Gasol 28719
188.Marcus Camby 28684
189.Tom Van Arsdale 28682
190.Julius Erving* 28677
191.Jeff Green 28670
192.Guy Rodgers* 28663
193.Al Horford 28646
194.Mike Conley 28618
195.Baron Davis 28592
196.Grant Long 28514
197.Herb Williams 28484
198.Johnny Newman 28435
199.James Edwards 28356
200.Caron Butler 28333
201.Bob McAdoo* 28327
202.Allan Houston 28311
203.Jerome Kersey 28115
204.Antonio McDyess 28053
205.Al Harrington 28009
206.Jalen Rose 27925
207.Rajon Rondo 27907
208.Mike Miller 27812
209.Red Kerr 27784
210.Mychal Thompson 27764
211.Danny Ainge 27755
212.Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
213.Mark Aguirre 27730
214.Tyrone Corbin 27657
215.Cuttino Mobley 27618
216.Leroy Ellis 27520
217.Bill Cartwright 27491
218.Richie Guerin* 27449
219.Stephen Jackson 27398
220.Jermaine O'Neal 27364
221.Mike Dunleavy 27340
222.Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
223.Norm Nixon 27250
224.Derrick McKey 27229
225.Alvan Adams 27203
226.Kurt Thomas 27160
227.Robert Horry 27069
228.Joe Smith 27022
229.Kirk Hinrich 27015
230.Peja Stojaković 26966
231.Carlos Boozer 26901
232.World B. Free 26893
233.Manu Ginóbili 26859
234.Hedo Türkoğlu 26695
235.Avery Johnson 26615
236.Nicolas Batum 26613
237.George Gervin* 26536
238.Caldwell Jones 26474
239.Armen Gilliam 26421
240.Sleepy Floyd 26383
241.Wesley Matthews 26344
242.Hot Rod Williams 26327
243.Lou Williams 26322
244.Al Jefferson 26299
245.J.R. Smith 26275
246.Stephen Curry 26259
247.Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
248.James Donaldson 26222
249.Norm Van Lier 26171
250.Jack Twyman* 26147