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.Jason Kidd* 50111
6.Elvin Hayes* 50000
7.Moses Malone* 49444
8.LeBron James 49034
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.Dan Issel* 41784
30.Scottie Pippen* 41069
31.Michael Jordan* 41011
32.Pau Gasol 41001
33.Bill Russell* 40726
34.Patrick Ewing* 40594
35.Carmelo Anthony 40355
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.Horace Grant 38621
46.Kevin Willis 38362
47.Tony Parker 38279
48.Rick Barry* 38153
49.Dominique Wilkins* 38113
50.Steve Nash* 38069
51.Lenny Wilkens* 38064
52.Alex English* 38063
53.Michael Finley 37996
54.Derek Harper 37786
55.Andre Iguodala 37666
56.Antawn Jamison 37638
57.Allen Iverson* 37584
58.Dwight Howard 37541
59.Clyde Drexler* 37537
60.Jack Sikma* 36943
61.Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
62.Juwan Howard 36654
63.Sam Perkins 36598
64.Jerry West* 36571
65.A.C. Green 36552
66.Rasheed Wallace 36243
67.Dennis Johnson* 35954
68.Chris Paul 35937
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.Joe Dumars* 35139
77.Caldwell Jones 35081
78.Paul Silas 34989
79.Glen Rice 34985
80.Elton Brand 34910
81.Maurice Cheeks* 34845
82.LaMarcus Aldridge 34825
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.Eddie Jones 32778
108.Dave Bing* 32769
109.Derek Fisher 32719
110.Eddie Johnson 32604
111.Ron Boone 32391
112.Louie Dampier* 32201
113.Chris Mullin* 32163
114.Lamar Odom 32131
 Jerry Lucas* 32131
116.Bob Lanier* 32103
117.Rolando Blackman 32087
118.Ben Wallace 32085
119.Hersey Hawkins 32034
120.Chris Bosh 31936
121.Stephon Marbury 31891
122.Sam Lacey 31873
123.Dick Van Arsdale 31771
124.Kevin Durant 31689
125.Rudy Gay 31666
126.Trevor Ariza 31650
127.Tyson Chandler 31617
128.Tayshaun Prince 31576
129.Antoine Walker 31531
130.Randy Smith 31444
131.Metta World Peace 31440
132.Dave DeBusschere* 31202
133.Ron Harper 31199
134.Kyle Korver 31183
135.Tiny Archibald* 31159
136.Mookie Blaylock 31026
137.Walt Frazier* 30965
138.Luol Deng 30941
139.Bill Bridges 30878
140.Chris Webber 30847
141.Larry Nance 30697
142.Bob Pettit* 30690
143.Tracy McGrady* 30658
144.Russell Westbrook 30639
145.Bailey Howell* 30627
146.Tim Hardaway 30626
147.Calvin Murphy* 30607
148.Anthony Mason 30605
149.Billy Paultz 30392
150.David Wesley 30272
151.Jerry Stackhouse 30222
152.Dan Majerle 30206
153.Bob Cousy* 30165
154.Marvin Williams 30159
155.Byron Scott 30152
156.Kevin McHale* 30118
157.Maurice Lucas 30112
158.Shane Battier 30004
159.James Worthy* 30001
160.Jo Jo White* 29941
161.Sam Cassell 29812
162.Dolph Schayes* 29800
163.Lou Hudson 29794
164.Michael Cage 29716
165.Zelmo Beaty* 29676
166.Jeff Malone 29660
167.Earl Monroe* 29636
168.Dale Davis 29606
169.Dave Cowens* 29565
170.Richard Hamilton 29559
171.Thaddeus Young 29516
172.Bob Dandridge 29502
173.Kendall Gill 29481
174.Bernard King* 29417
175.Spencer Haywood* 29408
176.Kyle Lowry 29313
177.Paul Millsap 29295
178.Shawn Kemp 29293
179.Jason Richardson 29241
180.David West 29144
181.Damon Stoudamire 29106
182.Jim Jackson 29067
183.Monta Ellis 29011
184.Josh Smith 29000
185.Nick Van Exel 28969
186.James Harden 28960
187.Chuck Person 28941
188.Dick Barnett 28937
189.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
190.Deron Williams 28865
191.Walter Davis 28859
192.Steve Smith 28855
193.Dennis Rodman* 28839
194.Raymond Felton 28829
195.Boris Diaw 28768
196.Marcus Camby 28684
197.Tom Van Arsdale 28682
198.Guy Rodgers* 28663
199.Baron Davis 28592
200.Grant Long 28514
201.Herb Williams 28484
202.Johnny Newman 28435
203.DeMar DeRozan 28404
204.James Edwards 28356
205.Caron Butler 28333
206.Bob McAdoo* 28327
207.Allan Houston 28311
208.George McGinnis* 28179
209.Jerome Kersey 28115
210.Al Horford 28054
211.Antonio McDyess 28053
212.Marc Gasol 28018
213.Al Harrington 28009
214.Jalen Rose 27925
215.Mike Miller 27812
216.Red Kerr 27784
217.Mychal Thompson 27764
218.Danny Ainge 27755
219.Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
220.Mark Aguirre 27730
221.Tyrone Corbin 27657
222.Cuttino Mobley 27618
223.Leroy Ellis 27520
224.Bill Cartwright 27491
225.Mike Conley 27483
226.Richie Guerin* 27449
227.Stephen Jackson 27398
228.Jermaine O'Neal 27364
229.Mike Dunleavy 27340
230.Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
231.Norm Nixon 27250
232.Derrick McKey 27229
233.Alvan Adams 27203
234.Rajon Rondo 27169
235.Kurt Thomas 27160
236.Jeff Green 27116
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.Armen Gilliam 26421
248.Sleepy Floyd 26383
249.Hot Rod Williams 26327
250.Al Jefferson 26299

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.Jason Kidd* 50111
6.Elvin Hayes* 50000
7.LeBron James 49034
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.Scottie Pippen* 41069
28.Michael Jordan* 41011
29.Pau Gasol 41001
30.Bill Russell* 40726
31.Patrick Ewing* 40594
32.Carmelo Anthony 40355
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.Horace Grant 38621
43.Kevin Willis 38362
44.Tony Parker 38279
45.Dominique Wilkins* 38113
46.Steve Nash* 38069
47.Lenny Wilkens* 38064
48.Alex English* 38063
49.Michael Finley 37996
50.Derek Harper 37786
51.Andre Iguodala 37666
52.Antawn Jamison 37638
53.Allen Iverson* 37584
54.Dwight Howard 37541
55.Clyde Drexler* 37537
56.Jack Sikma* 36943
57.Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
58.Juwan Howard 36654
59.Sam Perkins 36598
60.Jerry West* 36571
61.A.C. Green 36552
62.Rasheed Wallace 36243
63.Dennis Johnson* 35954
64.Chris Paul 35937
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.Joe Dumars* 35139
72.Paul Silas 34989
73.Glen Rice 34985
74.Elton Brand 34910
75.Maurice Cheeks* 34845
76.LaMarcus Aldridge 34825
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.Eddie Jones 32778
102.Dave Bing* 32769
103.Derek Fisher 32719
104.Eddie Johnson 32604
105.Chris Mullin* 32163
106.Lamar Odom 32131
 Jerry Lucas* 32131
108.Bob Lanier* 32103
109.Rolando Blackman 32087
110.Ben Wallace 32085
111.Hersey Hawkins 32034
112.Chris Bosh 31936
113.Stephon Marbury 31891
114.Sam Lacey 31873
115.Dick Van Arsdale 31771
116.Kevin Durant 31689
117.Rudy Gay 31666
118.Trevor Ariza 31650
119.Tyson Chandler 31617
120.Tayshaun Prince 31576
121.Antoine Walker 31531
122.Randy Smith 31444
123.Metta World Peace 31440
124.Dave DeBusschere* 31202
125.Ron Harper 31199
126.Kyle Korver 31183
127.Tiny Archibald* 31159
128.Mookie Blaylock 31026
129.Walt Frazier* 30965
130.Luol Deng 30941
131.Bill Bridges 30878
132.Chris Webber 30847
133.Larry Nance 30697
134.Bob Pettit* 30690
135.Tracy McGrady* 30658
136.Russell Westbrook 30639
137.Bailey Howell* 30627
138.Tim Hardaway 30626
139.Calvin Murphy* 30607
140.Anthony Mason 30605
141.David Wesley 30272
142.Jerry Stackhouse 30222
143.Dan Majerle 30206
144.Bob Cousy* 30165
145.Marvin Williams 30159
146.Byron Scott 30152
147.Kevin McHale* 30118
148.Shane Battier 30004
149.James Worthy* 30001
150.Jo Jo White* 29941
151.Sam Cassell 29812
152.Dolph Schayes* 29800
153.Lou Hudson 29794
154.Michael Cage 29716
155.Artis Gilmore* 29685
156.Jeff Malone 29660
157.Earl Monroe* 29636
158.Dale Davis 29606
159.Dave Cowens* 29565
160.Richard Hamilton 29559
161.Thaddeus Young 29516
162.Bob Dandridge 29502
163.Kendall Gill 29481
164.Bernard King* 29417
165.Kyle Lowry 29313
166.Paul Millsap 29295
167.Shawn Kemp 29293
168.Jason Richardson 29241
169.David West 29144
170.Damon Stoudamire 29106
171.Jim Jackson 29067
172.Monta Ellis 29011
173.Josh Smith 29000
174.Nick Van Exel 28969
175.James Harden 28960
176.Chuck Person 28941
177.Dick Barnett 28937
178.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
179.Deron Williams 28865
180.Walter Davis 28859
181.Steve Smith 28855
182.Dennis Rodman* 28839
183.Raymond Felton 28829
184.Rick Barry* 28825
185.Boris Diaw 28768
186.Marcus Camby 28684
187.Tom Van Arsdale 28682
188.Julius Erving* 28677
189.Guy Rodgers* 28663
190.Baron Davis 28592
191.Grant Long 28514
192.Herb Williams 28484
193.Johnny Newman 28435
194.DeMar DeRozan 28404
195.James Edwards 28356
196.Caron Butler 28333
197.Bob McAdoo* 28327
198.Allan Houston 28311
199.Jerome Kersey 28115
200.Al Horford 28054
201.Antonio McDyess 28053
202.Marc Gasol 28018
203.Al Harrington 28009
204.Jalen Rose 27925
205.Mike Miller 27812
206.Red Kerr 27784
207.Mychal Thompson 27764
208.Danny Ainge 27755
209.Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
210.Mark Aguirre 27730
211.Tyrone Corbin 27657
212.Cuttino Mobley 27618
213.Leroy Ellis 27520
214.Bill Cartwright 27491
215.Mike Conley 27483
216.Richie Guerin* 27449
217.Stephen Jackson 27398
218.Jermaine O'Neal 27364
219.Mike Dunleavy 27340
220.Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
221.Norm Nixon 27250
222.Derrick McKey 27229
223.Alvan Adams 27203
224.Rajon Rondo 27169
225.Kurt Thomas 27160
226.Jeff Green 27116
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.George Gervin* 26536
237.Caldwell Jones 26474
238.Armen Gilliam 26421
239.Sleepy Floyd 26383
240.Hot Rod Williams 26327
241.Al Jefferson 26299
242.J.R. Smith 26275
243.Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
244.James Donaldson 26222
245.Norm Van Lier 26171
246.Jack Twyman* 26147
247.Gerald Wilkins 26084
 Antonio Davis 26084
249.Doug Christie 26079
250.Alonzo Mourning* 25975