NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Minutes Played

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player MP
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2. Karl Malone* 54852
3. Kevin Garnett 50418
4. Jason Kidd 50111
5. Dirk Nowitzki 50102
6. Elvin Hayes* 50000
7. Moses Malone* 49444
8. Kobe Bryant 48637
9. Wilt Chamberlain* 47859
10. John Stockton* 47764
11. Reggie Miller* 47619
12. Tim Duncan 47368
13. Artis Gilmore* 47134
14. Gary Payton* 47117
15. John Havlicek* 46471
16. Ray Allen 46344
17. Paul Pierce 45880
18. Robert Parish* 45704
19. Julius Erving* 45227
20. Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
21. Oscar Robertson* 43886
22. Vince Carter 43816
23. Joe Johnson 43760
24. LeBron James 43381
25. Clifford Robinson 42561
26. Buck Williams 42464
27. Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
28. Dan Issel* 41784
29. Jason Terry 41507
30. Scottie Pippen* 41069
31. Michael Jordan* 41011
32. Bill Russell* 40726
33. Patrick Ewing* 40594
34. Charles Oakley 40280
35. Andre Miller 40268
36. Pau Gasol 40219
37. Shawn Marion 40097
38. Otis Thorpe 39822
39. Hal Greer* 39788
40. Charles Barkley* 39330
41. Mark Jackson 39121
42. Walt Bellamy* 38940
43. Horace Grant 38621
44. Kevin Willis 38362
45. Rick Barry* 38153
46. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
47. Steve Nash 38069
48. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
49. Alex English* 38063
50. Michael Finley 37996
51. Derek Harper 37786
52. Antawn Jamison 37638
53. Allen Iverson* 37584
54. Clyde Drexler* 37537
55. Jamal Crawford 37245
56. Carmelo Anthony 37176
57. Jack Sikma 36943
58. Tony Parker 36867
59. Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
60. Juwan Howard 36654
61. Sam Perkins 36598
62. Jerry West* 36571
63. A.C. Green 36552
64. Rasheed Wallace 36243
65. Dennis Johnson* 35954
66. Nate Thurmond* 35881
67. Wes Unseld* 35832
68. George Gervin* 35597
69. Isiah Thomas* 35516
70. Terry Porter 35354
71. Latrell Sprewell 35270
72. Joe Dumars* 35139
73. Andre Iguodala 35111
74. Dwight Howard 35088
75. Caldwell Jones 35081
76. Paul Silas 34989
77. Glen Rice 34985
78. Elton Brand 34910
79. Maurice Cheeks 34845
80. Dale Ellis 34778
81. Grant Hill 34776
82. Reggie Theus 34603
83. Larry Bird* 34443
84. Zach Randolph 34400
85. Mitch Richmond* 34309
86. David Robinson* 34271
87. Richard Jefferson 34268
88. Adrian Dantley* 34151
89. Jeff Hornacek 33964
90. Mike Bibby 33962
91. Bill Laimbeer 33956
92. Tom Chambers 33922
93. Terry Cummings 33898
94. Elgin Baylor* 33863
95. Vlade Divac 33838
96. P.J. Brown 33823
97. Rod Strickland 33634
98. Detlef Schrempf 33597
99. Rashard Lewis 33541
100. Gail Goodrich* 33527
101. Dwyane Wade 33487
102. Chet Walker* 33433
103. Magic Johnson* 33245
104. Chauncey Billups 33008
105. Eddie Jones 32778
106. Dave Bing* 32769
107. Derek Fisher 32719
108. Eddie Johnson 32604
109. Ron Boone 32391
110. Louie Dampier* 32201
111. Chris Mullin* 32163
112. Lamar Odom 32131
  Jerry Lucas* 32131
114. Bob Lanier* 32103
115. Rolando Blackman 32087
116. Ben Wallace 32085
117. Hersey Hawkins 32034
118. Chris Bosh 31936
119. Stephon Marbury 31891
120. Sam Lacey 31873
121. Dick Van Arsdale 31771
122. Tayshaun Prince 31576
123. Antoine Walker 31531
124. Randy Smith 31444
125. Metta World Peace 31440
126. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
127. Ron Harper 31199
128. Tiny Archibald* 31159
129. Mookie Blaylock 31026
130. Walt Frazier* 30965
131. Chris Paul 30891
132. Bill Bridges 30878
133. Chris Webber 30847
134. Larry Nance 30697
135. Bob Pettit* 30690
136. Tracy McGrady* 30658
137. Bailey Howell* 30627
138. Tim Hardaway 30626
139. Calvin Murphy* 30607
140. Anthony Mason 30605
141. Luol Deng 30549
142. Tyson Chandler 30438
143. Billy Paultz 30392
144. David Wesley 30272
145. Jerry Stackhouse 30222
146. Dan Majerle 30206
147. Bob Cousy* 30165
148. Byron Scott 30152
149. Kevin McHale* 30118
150. Maurice Lucas 30112
151. Shane Battier 30004
152. James Worthy* 30001
153. Jo Jo White* 29941
154. Sam Cassell 29812
155. Dolph Schayes* 29800
156. Lou Hudson 29794
157. Michael Cage 29716
158. Zelmo Beaty* 29676
159. Jeff Malone 29660
160. Earl Monroe* 29636
161. Dale Davis 29606
162. Dave Cowens* 29565
163. Richard Hamilton 29559
164. Bob Dandridge 29502
165. Kendall Gill 29481
166. Bernard King* 29417
167. Spencer Haywood* 29408
168. LaMarcus Aldridge 29397
169. Shawn Kemp 29293
170. Jason Richardson 29241
171. Damon Stoudamire 29106
172. Jim Jackson 29067
173. Monta Ellis 29011
174. Josh Smith 29000
175. Nick Van Exel 28969
176. Chuck Person 28941
177. Dick Barnett 28937
178. David West 28894
179. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
180. Deron Williams 28865
181. Walter Davis 28859
182. Steve Smith 28855
183. Dennis Rodman* 28839
184. Boris Diaw 28768
185. Marcus Camby 28684
186. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
187. Guy Rodgers* 28663
188. Baron Davis 28592
189. Kyle Korver 28524
190. Grant Long 28514
191. Herb Williams 28484
192. Johnny Newman 28435
193. James Edwards 28356
194. Caron Butler 28333
195. Bob McAdoo* 28327
196. Allan Houston 28311
197. George McGinnis* 28179
198. Raymond Felton 28121
199. Jerome Kersey 28115
200. Antonio McDyess 28053
201. Kevin Durant 28040
202. Al Harrington 28009
203. Jalen Rose 27925
204. Mike Miller 27812
205. Red Kerr 27784
206. Mychal Thompson 27764
207. Danny Ainge 27755
208. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
209. Mark Aguirre 27730
210. Tyrone Corbin 27657
211. Cuttino Mobley 27618
212. Rudy Gay 27586
213. Leroy Ellis 27520
214. Bill Cartwright 27491
215. Richie Guerin* 27449
216. Stephen Jackson 27398
217. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
218. Mike Dunleavy 27340
219. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
220. Norm Nixon 27250
221. Derrick McKey 27229
222. Alvan Adams 27203
223. Kurt Thomas 27160
224. Trevor Ariza 27077
225. Robert Horry 27069
226. Joe Smith 27022
227. Kirk Hinrich 27015
228. Peja Stojakovic 26966
229. Carlos Boozer 26901
230. World B. Free 26893
231. Billy Cunningham* 26844
232. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
233. Avery Johnson 26615
234. Manu Ginobili 26484
235. Armen Gilliam 26421
236. Sleepy Floyd 26383
237. Hot Rod Williams 26327
238. Marvin Williams 26298
239. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
240. James Donaldson 26222
241. Al Jefferson 26203
242. Don Buse 26180
243. Norm Van Lier 26171
244. Jack Twyman* 26147
245. Antonio Davis 26084
  Gerald Wilkins 26084
247. Doug Christie 26079
248. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
249. Scott Wedman 25927
250. Derrick Coleman 25903

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player MP
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2. Karl Malone* 54852
3. Kevin Garnett 50418
4. Jason Kidd 50111
5. Dirk Nowitzki 50102
6. Elvin Hayes* 50000
7. Kobe Bryant 48637
8. Wilt Chamberlain* 47859
9. John Stockton* 47764
10. Reggie Miller* 47619
11. Tim Duncan 47368
12. Gary Payton* 47117
13. John Havlicek* 46471
14. Ray Allen 46344
15. Paul Pierce 45880
16. Robert Parish* 45704
17. Moses Malone* 45071
18. Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
19. Oscar Robertson* 43886
20. Vince Carter 43816
21. Joe Johnson 43760
22. LeBron James 43381
23. Clifford Robinson 42561
24. Buck Williams 42464
25. Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
26. Jason Terry 41507
27. Scottie Pippen* 41069
28. Michael Jordan* 41011
29. Bill Russell* 40726
30. Patrick Ewing* 40594
31. Charles Oakley 40280
32. Andre Miller 40268
33. Pau Gasol 40219
34. Shawn Marion 40097
35. Otis Thorpe 39822
36. Hal Greer* 39788
37. Charles Barkley* 39330
38. Mark Jackson 39121
39. Walt Bellamy* 38940
40. Horace Grant 38621
41. Kevin Willis 38362
42. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
43. Steve Nash 38069
44. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
45. Alex English* 38063
46. Michael Finley 37996
47. Derek Harper 37786
48. Antawn Jamison 37638
49. Allen Iverson* 37584
50. Clyde Drexler* 37537
51. Jamal Crawford 37245
52. Carmelo Anthony 37176
53. Jack Sikma 36943
54. Tony Parker 36867
55. Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
56. Juwan Howard 36654
57. Sam Perkins 36598
58. Jerry West* 36571
59. A.C. Green 36552
60. Rasheed Wallace 36243
61. Dennis Johnson* 35954
62. Nate Thurmond* 35881
63. Wes Unseld* 35832
64. Isiah Thomas* 35516
65. Terry Porter 35354
66. Latrell Sprewell 35270
67. Joe Dumars* 35139
68. Andre Iguodala 35111
69. Dwight Howard 35088
70. Paul Silas 34989
71. Glen Rice 34985
72. Elton Brand 34910
73. Maurice Cheeks 34845
74. Dale Ellis 34778
75. Grant Hill 34776
76. Reggie Theus 34603
77. Larry Bird* 34443
78. Zach Randolph 34400
79. Mitch Richmond* 34309
80. David Robinson* 34271
81. Richard Jefferson 34268
82. Adrian Dantley* 34151
83. Jeff Hornacek 33964
84. Mike Bibby 33962
85. Bill Laimbeer 33956
86. Tom Chambers 33922
87. Terry Cummings 33898
88. Elgin Baylor* 33863
89. Vlade Divac 33838
90. P.J. Brown 33823
91. Rod Strickland 33634
92. Detlef Schrempf 33597
93. Rashard Lewis 33541
94. Gail Goodrich* 33527
95. Dwyane Wade 33487
96. Chet Walker* 33433
97. Magic Johnson* 33245
98. Chauncey Billups 33008
99. Eddie Jones 32778
100. Dave Bing* 32769
101. Derek Fisher 32719
102. Eddie Johnson 32604
103. Chris Mullin* 32163
104. Lamar Odom 32131
  Jerry Lucas* 32131
106. Bob Lanier* 32103
107. Rolando Blackman 32087
108. Ben Wallace 32085
109. Hersey Hawkins 32034
110. Chris Bosh 31936
111. Stephon Marbury 31891
112. Sam Lacey 31873
113. Dick Van Arsdale 31771
114. Tayshaun Prince 31576
115. Antoine Walker 31531
116. Randy Smith 31444
117. Metta World Peace 31440
118. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
119. Ron Harper 31199
120. Tiny Archibald* 31159
121. Mookie Blaylock 31026
122. Walt Frazier* 30965
123. Chris Paul 30891
124. Bill Bridges 30878
125. Chris Webber 30847
126. Larry Nance 30697
127. Bob Pettit* 30690
128. Tracy McGrady* 30658
129. Bailey Howell* 30627
130. Tim Hardaway 30626
131. Calvin Murphy* 30607
132. Anthony Mason 30605
133. Luol Deng 30549
134. Tyson Chandler 30438
135. David Wesley 30272
136. Jerry Stackhouse 30222
137. Dan Majerle 30206
138. Bob Cousy* 30165
139. Byron Scott 30152
140. Kevin McHale* 30118
141. Shane Battier 30004
142. James Worthy* 30001
143. Jo Jo White* 29941
144. Sam Cassell 29812
145. Dolph Schayes* 29800
146. Lou Hudson 29794
147. Michael Cage 29716
148. Artis Gilmore* 29685
149. Jeff Malone 29660
150. Earl Monroe* 29636
151. Dale Davis 29606
152. Dave Cowens* 29565
153. Richard Hamilton 29559
154. Bob Dandridge 29502
155. Kendall Gill 29481
156. Bernard King* 29417
157. LaMarcus Aldridge 29397
158. Shawn Kemp 29293
159. Jason Richardson 29241
160. Damon Stoudamire 29106
161. Jim Jackson 29067
162. Monta Ellis 29011
163. Josh Smith 29000
164. Nick Van Exel 28969
165. Chuck Person 28941
166. Dick Barnett 28937
167. David West 28894
168. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
169. Deron Williams 28865
170. Walter Davis 28859
171. Steve Smith 28855
172. Dennis Rodman* 28839
173. Rick Barry* 28825
174. Boris Diaw 28768
175. Marcus Camby 28684
176. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
177. Julius Erving* 28677
178. Guy Rodgers* 28663
179. Baron Davis 28592
180. Kyle Korver 28524
181. Grant Long 28514
182. Herb Williams 28484
183. Johnny Newman 28435
184. James Edwards 28356
185. Caron Butler 28333
186. Bob McAdoo* 28327
187. Allan Houston 28311
188. Raymond Felton 28121
189. Jerome Kersey 28115
190. Antonio McDyess 28053
191. Kevin Durant 28040
192. Al Harrington 28009
193. Jalen Rose 27925
194. Mike Miller 27812
195. Red Kerr 27784
196. Mychal Thompson 27764
197. Danny Ainge 27755
198. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
199. Mark Aguirre 27730
200. Tyrone Corbin 27657
201. Cuttino Mobley 27618
202. Rudy Gay 27586
203. Leroy Ellis 27520
204. Bill Cartwright 27491
205. Richie Guerin* 27449
206. Stephen Jackson 27398
207. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
208. Mike Dunleavy 27340
209. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
210. Norm Nixon 27250
211. Derrick McKey 27229
212. Alvan Adams 27203
213. Kurt Thomas 27160
214. Trevor Ariza 27077
215. Robert Horry 27069
216. Joe Smith 27022
217. Kirk Hinrich 27015
218. Peja Stojakovic 26966
219. Carlos Boozer 26901
220. World B. Free 26893
221. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
222. Avery Johnson 26615
223. George Gervin* 26536
224. Manu Ginobili 26484
225. Caldwell Jones 26474
226. Armen Gilliam 26421
227. Sleepy Floyd 26383
228. Hot Rod Williams 26327
229. Marvin Williams 26298
230. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
231. James Donaldson 26222
232. Al Jefferson 26203
233. Norm Van Lier 26171
234. Jack Twyman* 26147
235. Antonio Davis 26084
  Gerald Wilkins 26084
237. Doug Christie 26079
238. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
239. Scott Wedman 25927
240. Derrick Coleman 25903
241. Kenny Anderson 25868
242. Rick Mahorn 25779
243. Elden Campbell 25776
244. Sidney Wicks 25762
245. Christian Laettner 25760
246. Jerry Sloan* 25750
247. Vin Baker 25737
248. Rudy Tomjanovich 25714
249. Larry Johnson 25685
250. John Johnson 25681

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

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