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.LeBron James 52565
4.Dirk Nowitzki 51368
5.Kevin Garnett* 50418
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 44236
23.Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
24.Oscar Robertson* 43886
25.Carmelo Anthony 43514
26.Clifford Robinson 42561
27.Buck Williams 42464
28.Jason Terry 42034
29.Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
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.Chris Paul 40198
39.Shawn Marion 40097
40.Otis Thorpe 39822
41.Hal Greer* 39788
42.Dwight Howard 39457
43.Andre Iguodala 39394
44.Charles Barkley* 39330
45.Mark Jackson 39121
46.Jamal Crawford 38994
47.Walt Bellamy* 38940
48.Horace Grant 38621
49.Kevin Willis 38362
50.Tony Parker 38279
51.Rick Barry* 38153
52.Dominique Wilkins* 38113
53.Steve Nash* 38069
54.Lenny Wilkens* 38064
55.Alex English* 38063
56.Michael Finley 37996
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.LaMarcus Aldridge 36242
69.Dennis Johnson* 35954
70.Russell Westbrook 35907
71.Nate Thurmond* 35881
72.Wes Unseld* 35832
73.Dwyane Wade 35773
74.George Gervin* 35597
75.Isiah Thomas* 35516
76.Terry Porter 35354
77.Kevin Durant 35277
78.Latrell Sprewell 35270
79.Joe Dumars* 35139
80.Caldwell Jones 35081
81.Paul Silas 34989
82.Glen Rice 34985
83.Elton Brand 34910
84.Maurice Cheeks* 34845
85.Dale Ellis 34778
86.Grant Hill* 34776
87.Zach Randolph 34616
88.Reggie Theus 34603
89.Larry Bird* 34443
90.Mitch Richmond* 34309
91.Richard Jefferson 34293
92.David Robinson* 34271
93.Adrian Dantley* 34151
94.Jeff Hornacek 33964
95.Mike Bibby 33962
96.Bill Laimbeer 33956
97.Rudy Gay 33934
98.Tom Chambers 33922
99.Terry Cummings 33898
100.Elgin Baylor* 33863
101.Vlade Divac* 33838
102.P.J. Brown 33823
103.Rod Strickland 33634
104.Detlef Schrempf 33597
105.Rashard Lewis 33541
106.Gail Goodrich* 33527
107.DeMar DeRozan 33451
108.Chet Walker* 33433
109.Kyle Lowry 33376
110.Magic Johnson* 33245
111.Chauncey Billups 33008
112.Trevor Ariza 32953
113.James Harden 32948
114.Eddie Jones 32778
115.Dave Bing* 32769
116.Derek Fisher 32719
117.Eddie Johnson 32604
118.Ron Boone 32391
119.Louie Dampier* 32201
120.Chris Mullin* 32163
121.Jerry Lucas* 32131
 Lamar Odom 32131
123.Bob Lanier* 32103
124.Rolando Blackman 32087
125.Ben Wallace* 32085
126.Thaddeus Young 32062
127.Hersey Hawkins 32034
128.Chris Bosh* 31936
129.Stephon Marbury 31891
130.Sam Lacey 31873
131.Dick Van Arsdale 31771
132.Tyson Chandler 31617
133.Tayshaun Prince 31576
134.Antoine Walker 31531
135.Randy Smith 31444
136.Metta World Peace 31440
137.Dave DeBusschere* 31202
138.Ron Harper 31199
139.Kyle Korver 31183
140.Tiny Archibald* 31159
141.Al Horford 31128
142.Mike Conley 31116
143.Mookie Blaylock 31026
144.Walt Frazier* 30965
145.Luol Deng 30941
146.Bill Bridges 30878
147.Chris Webber* 30847
148.Jeff Green 30782
149.Larry Nance 30697
150.Bob Pettit* 30690
151.Tracy McGrady* 30658
152.Bailey Howell* 30627
153.Tim Hardaway* 30626
154.Calvin Murphy* 30607
155.Anthony Mason 30605
156.Paul Millsap 30499
157.Billy Paultz 30392
158.David Wesley 30272
159.Jerry Stackhouse 30222
160.Dan Majerle 30206
161.Bob Cousy* 30165
162.Marvin Williams 30159
163.Byron Scott 30152
164.Kevin McHale* 30118
165.Maurice Lucas 30112
166.Shane Battier 30004
167.James Worthy* 30001
168.Jo Jo White* 29941
169.Sam Cassell 29812
170.Dolph Schayes* 29800
171.Lou Hudson* 29794
172.Michael Cage 29716
173.Zelmo Beaty* 29676
174.Jeff Malone 29660
175.Earl Monroe* 29636
176.Dale Davis 29606
177.Dave Cowens* 29565
178.Richard Hamilton 29559
179.Bob Dandridge* 29502
180.Kendall Gill 29481
181.Bernard King* 29417
182.Spencer Haywood* 29408
183.Shawn Kemp 29293
184.Jason Richardson 29241
185.David West 29144
186.Damon Stoudamire 29106
187.Jim Jackson 29067
188.Stephen Curry 29017
189.Monta Ellis 29011
190.Josh Smith 29000
191.Nick Van Exel 28969
192.Chuck Person 28941
193.Dick Barnett 28937
194.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
195.Deron Williams 28865
196.Walter Davis 28859
197.Steve Smith 28855
198.Dennis Rodman* 28839
199.Raymond Felton 28829
200.Boris Diaw 28768
201.Marc Gasol 28719
202.Marcus Camby 28684
203.Tom Van Arsdale 28682
204.Guy Rodgers* 28663
205.Baron Davis 28592
206.Rajon Rondo 28570
207.Grant Long 28514
208.Herb Williams 28484
209.Johnny Newman 28435
210.Nicolas Batum 28419
211.James Edwards 28356
212.Caron Butler 28333
213.Bob McAdoo* 28327
214.Allan Houston 28311
215.Jrue Holiday 28292
216.George McGinnis* 28179
217.Jerome Kersey 28115
218.Antonio McDyess 28053
219.Al Harrington 28009
220.Jalen Rose 27925
221.Mike Miller 27812
222.Red Kerr 27784
223.Mychal Thompson 27764
224.Danny Ainge 27755
225.Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
226.Mark Aguirre 27730
227.Tyrone Corbin 27657
228.Cuttino Mobley 27618
229.Wesley Matthews 27601
230.Leroy Ellis 27520
231.Bill Cartwright 27491
232.Richie Guerin* 27449
233.Stephen Jackson 27398
234.Jermaine O'Neal 27364
235.Mike Dunleavy 27340
236.Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
237.Norm Nixon 27250
238.Derrick McKey 27229
239.Alvan Adams 27203
240.Kurt Thomas 27160
241.Lou Williams 27104
242.Robert Horry 27069
243.Joe Smith 27022
244.Kirk Hinrich 27015
245.Peja Stojaković 26966
246.Carlos Boozer 26901
247.World B. Free 26893
248.Manu Ginóbili* 26859
249.Billy Cunningham* 26844
250.Brook Lopez 26779

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.Cincy 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.Walt 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.Charlie Williams 11444
50.Joe Caldwell 11387
51.Zelmo Beaty* 11328
52.Gene Littles 11310
53.Larry Brown* 11309
54.Darnell Hillman 11015
55.Art Becker 10554
56.Bob Verga 10538
57.Mike Lewis 10118
58.Ron Franz 9912
59.Bob Warren 9908
60.Randy 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.Don 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.Charlie Beasley 7347
87.John Brisker 7327
88.Coby Dietrick 7046
89.George Stone 6953
90.George Peeples 6935
91.Frank Card 6901
92.Merv 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.Jeff Congdon 6283
104.Charlie Scott* 6246
105.Collis Jones 6231
106.Ed Manning 6221
107.Ollie Taylor 6148
 Jimmy O'Brien 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.Steve 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.Andy 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.Ron Thomas 3292
163.Chuck Terry 3249
164.Bernie Williams 3231
165.Walt 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.Sam 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.Les Selvage 2449
192.Henry Logan 2410
193.Ray Scott 2370
194.Bobby Lloyd 2353
195.Mel Peterson 2351
196.Cliff Hagan* 2343
197.Steve 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 Leibowitz 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.Pat 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.Steve Vacendak 1835
221.Billy Schaeffer 1788
222.Dewitt Menyard 1756
223.Jim Jarvis 1729
 Bruce Seals 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.Bill Franklin 1264

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player MP
1.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2.Karl Malone* 54852
3.LeBron James 52565
4.Dirk Nowitzki 51368
5.Kevin Garnett* 50418
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 44236
21.Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
22.Oscar Robertson* 43886
23.Carmelo Anthony 43514
24.Clifford Robinson 42561
25.Buck Williams 42464
26.Jason Terry 42034
27.Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
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.Chris Paul 40198
36.Shawn Marion 40097
37.Otis Thorpe 39822
38.Hal Greer* 39788
39.Dwight Howard 39457
40.Andre Iguodala 39394
41.Charles Barkley* 39330
42.Mark Jackson 39121
43.Jamal Crawford 38994
44.Walt Bellamy* 38940
45.Horace Grant 38621
46.Kevin Willis 38362
47.Tony Parker 38279
48.Dominique Wilkins* 38113
49.Steve Nash* 38069
50.Lenny Wilkens* 38064
51.Alex English* 38063
52.Michael Finley 37996
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.LaMarcus Aldridge 36242
65.Dennis Johnson* 35954
66.Russell Westbrook 35907
67.Nate Thurmond* 35881
68.Wes Unseld* 35832
69.Dwyane Wade 35773
70.Isiah Thomas* 35516
71.Terry Porter 35354
72.Kevin Durant 35277
73.Latrell Sprewell 35270
74.Joe Dumars* 35139
75.Paul Silas 34989
76.Glen Rice 34985
77.Elton Brand 34910
78.Maurice Cheeks* 34845
79.Dale Ellis 34778
80.Grant Hill* 34776
81.Zach Randolph 34616
82.Reggie Theus 34603
83.Larry Bird* 34443
84.Mitch Richmond* 34309
85.Richard Jefferson 34293
86.David Robinson* 34271
87.Adrian Dantley* 34151
88.Jeff Hornacek 33964
89.Mike Bibby 33962
90.Bill Laimbeer 33956
91.Rudy Gay 33934
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.DeMar DeRozan 33451
102.Chet Walker* 33433
103.Kyle Lowry 33376
104.Magic Johnson* 33245
105.Chauncey Billups 33008
106.Trevor Ariza 32953
107.James Harden 32948
108.Eddie Jones 32778
109.Dave Bing* 32769
110.Derek Fisher 32719
111.Eddie Johnson 32604
112.Chris Mullin* 32163
113.Jerry Lucas* 32131
 Lamar Odom 32131
115.Bob Lanier* 32103
116.Rolando Blackman 32087
117.Ben Wallace* 32085
118.Thaddeus Young 32062
119.Hersey Hawkins 32034
120.Chris Bosh* 31936
121.Stephon Marbury 31891
122.Sam Lacey 31873
123.Dick Van Arsdale 31771
124.Tyson Chandler 31617
125.Tayshaun Prince 31576
126.Antoine Walker 31531
127.Randy Smith 31444
128.Metta World Peace 31440
129.Dave DeBusschere* 31202
130.Ron Harper 31199
131.Kyle Korver 31183
132.Tiny Archibald* 31159
133.Al Horford 31128
134.Mike Conley 31116
135.Mookie Blaylock 31026
136.Walt Frazier* 30965
137.Luol Deng 30941
138.Bill Bridges 30878
139.Chris Webber* 30847
140.Jeff Green 30782
141.Larry Nance 30697
142.Bob Pettit* 30690
143.Tracy McGrady* 30658
144.Bailey Howell* 30627
145.Tim Hardaway* 30626
146.Calvin Murphy* 30607
147.Anthony Mason 30605
148.Paul Millsap 30499
149.David Wesley 30272
150.Jerry Stackhouse 30222
151.Dan Majerle 30206
152.Bob Cousy* 30165
153.Marvin Williams 30159
154.Byron Scott 30152
155.Kevin McHale* 30118
156.Shane Battier 30004
157.James Worthy* 30001
158.Jo Jo White* 29941
159.Sam Cassell 29812
160.Dolph Schayes* 29800
161.Lou Hudson* 29794
162.Michael Cage 29716
163.Artis Gilmore* 29685
164.Jeff Malone 29660
165.Earl Monroe* 29636
166.Dale Davis 29606
167.Dave Cowens* 29565
168.Richard Hamilton 29559
169.Bob Dandridge* 29502
170.Kendall Gill 29481
171.Bernard King* 29417
172.Shawn Kemp 29293
173.Jason Richardson 29241
174.David West 29144
175.Damon Stoudamire 29106
176.Jim Jackson 29067
177.Stephen Curry 29017
178.Monta Ellis 29011
179.Josh Smith 29000
180.Nick Van Exel 28969
181.Chuck Person 28941
182.Dick Barnett 28937
183.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
184.Deron Williams 28865
185.Walter Davis 28859
186.Steve Smith 28855
187.Dennis Rodman* 28839
188.Raymond Felton 28829
189.Rick Barry* 28825
190.Boris Diaw 28768
191.Marc Gasol 28719
192.Marcus Camby 28684
193.Tom Van Arsdale 28682
194.Julius Erving* 28677
195.Guy Rodgers* 28663
196.Baron Davis 28592
197.Rajon Rondo 28570
198.Grant Long 28514
199.Herb Williams 28484
200.Johnny Newman 28435
201.Nicolas Batum 28419
202.James Edwards 28356
203.Caron Butler 28333
204.Bob McAdoo* 28327
205.Allan Houston 28311
206.Jrue Holiday 28292
207.Jerome Kersey 28115
208.Antonio McDyess 28053
209.Al Harrington 28009
210.Jalen Rose 27925
211.Mike Miller 27812
212.Red Kerr 27784
213.Mychal Thompson 27764
214.Danny Ainge 27755
215.Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
216.Mark Aguirre 27730
217.Tyrone Corbin 27657
218.Cuttino Mobley 27618
219.Wesley Matthews 27601
220.Leroy Ellis 27520
221.Bill Cartwright 27491
222.Richie Guerin* 27449
223.Stephen Jackson 27398
224.Jermaine O'Neal 27364
225.Mike Dunleavy 27340
226.Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
227.Norm Nixon 27250
228.Derrick McKey 27229
229.Alvan Adams 27203
230.Kurt Thomas 27160
231.Lou Williams 27104
232.Robert Horry 27069
233.Joe Smith 27022
234.Kirk Hinrich 27015
235.Peja Stojaković 26966
236.Carlos Boozer 26901
237.World B. Free 26893
238.Manu Ginóbili* 26859
239.Brook Lopez 26779
240.Hedo Türkoğlu 26695
241.Avery Johnson 26615
242.George Gervin* 26536
243.Caldwell Jones 26474
244.DeAndre Jordan 26433
245.Armen Gilliam 26421
246.Sleepy Floyd 26383
247.Hot Rod Williams 26327
248.Al Jefferson 26299
249.J.R. Smith 26275
250.Amar'e Stoudemire 26254