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 50733
4. Kevin Garnett 50418
5. Jason Kidd* 50111
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. LeBron James 45476
20. Julius Erving* 45227
21. Vince Carter 44877
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 40891
33. Bill Russell* 40726
34. Patrick Ewing* 40594
35. Charles Oakley 40280
36. Andre Miller 40268
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. Jamal Crawford 38455
45. Kevin Willis 38362
46. Rick Barry* 38153
47. Carmelo Anthony 38129
48. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
49. Steve Nash* 38069
50. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
51. Alex English* 38063
52. Tony Parker 38034
53. Michael Finley 37996
54. Derek Harper 37786
55. Antawn Jamison 37638
56. Allen Iverson* 37584
57. Clyde Drexler* 37537
58. Jack Sikma 36943
59. Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
60. Juwan Howard 36654
61. Sam Perkins 36598
62. Jerry West* 36571
63. A.C. Green 36552
64. Andre Iguodala 36432
65. Rasheed Wallace 36243
66. Dwight Howard 35984
67. Dennis Johnson* 35954
68. Nate Thurmond* 35881
69. Wes Unseld* 35832
70. George Gervin* 35597
71. Isiah Thomas* 35516
72. Terry Porter 35354
73. Latrell Sprewell 35270
74. Joe Dumars* 35139
75. Caldwell Jones 35081
76. Paul Silas 34989
77. Glen Rice 34985
78. Elton Brand 34910
79. Maurice Cheeks* 34845
80. Dwyane Wade 34800
81. Dale Ellis 34778
82. Grant Hill* 34776
83. Zach Randolph 34616
84. Reggie Theus 34603
85. Larry Bird* 34443
86. Mitch Richmond* 34309
87. Richard Jefferson 34293
88. David Robinson* 34271
89. Adrian Dantley* 34151
90. Jeff Hornacek 33964
91. Mike Bibby 33962
92. Bill Laimbeer 33956
93. Tom Chambers 33922
94. Terry Cummings 33898
95. Elgin Baylor* 33863
96. Vlade Divac 33838
97. P.J. Brown 33823
98. Rod Strickland 33634
99. Detlef Schrempf 33597
100. Rashard Lewis 33541
101. Gail Goodrich* 33527
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. Chris Paul 32355
111. Louie Dampier* 32201
112. Chris Mullin* 32163
113. Lamar Odom 32131
  Jerry Lucas* 32131
115. Bob Lanier* 32103
116. Rolando Blackman 32087
117. Ben Wallace 32085
118. Hersey Hawkins 32034
119. Chris Bosh 31936
120. Stephon Marbury 31891
121. Sam Lacey 31873
122. Dick Van Arsdale 31771
123. LaMarcus Aldridge 31640
124. Tayshaun Prince 31576
125. Antoine Walker 31531
126. Randy Smith 31444
127. Metta World Peace 31440
128. Tyson Chandler 31281
129. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
130. Ron Harper 31199
131. Tiny Archibald* 31159
132. Mookie Blaylock 31026
133. Walt Frazier* 30965
134. Bill Bridges 30878
135. Chris Webber 30847
136. Larry Nance 30697
137. Bob Pettit* 30690
138. Tracy McGrady* 30658
139. Bailey Howell* 30627
140. Tim Hardaway 30626
141. Luol Deng 30619
142. Calvin Murphy* 30607
143. Anthony Mason 30605
144. Billy Paultz 30392
145. David Wesley 30272
146. Kevin Durant 30271
147. Jerry Stackhouse 30222
148. Dan Majerle 30206
149. Bob Cousy* 30165
150. Byron Scott 30152
151. Kevin McHale* 30118
152. Maurice Lucas 30112
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. Zelmo Beaty* 29676
161. Kyle Korver 29667
162. Jeff Malone 29660
163. Earl Monroe* 29636
164. Dale Davis 29606
165. Dave Cowens* 29565
166. Richard Hamilton 29559
167. Bob Dandridge 29502
168. Kendall Gill 29481
169. Bernard King* 29417
170. Spencer Haywood* 29408
171. Trevor Ariza 29300
172. Shawn Kemp 29293
173. Jason Richardson 29241
174. David West 29144
175. Damon Stoudamire 29106
176. Rudy Gay 29067
  Jim Jackson 29067
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. Boris Diaw 28768
189. Marcus Camby 28684
190. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
191. Guy Rodgers* 28663
192. Raymond Felton 28616
193. Baron Davis 28592
194. Grant Long 28514
195. Herb Williams 28484
196. Johnny Newman 28435
197. James Edwards 28356
198. Caron Butler 28333
199. Bob McAdoo* 28327
200. Allan Houston 28311
201. George McGinnis* 28179
202. Marvin Williams 28135
203. Jerome Kersey 28115
204. Antonio McDyess 28053
205. Al Harrington 28009
206. Jalen Rose 27925
207. Mike Miller 27812
208. Red Kerr 27784
209. Mychal Thompson 27764
210. Danny Ainge 27755
211. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
212. Mark Aguirre 27730
213. Tyrone Corbin 27657
214. Cuttino Mobley 27618
215. Leroy Ellis 27520
216. Bill Cartwright 27491
217. Richie Guerin* 27449
218. Stephen Jackson 27398
219. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
220. Mike Dunleavy 27340
221. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
222. Norm Nixon 27250
223. Derrick McKey 27229
224. Alvan Adams 27203
225. Kurt Thomas 27160
226. Russell Westbrook 27080
227. Robert Horry 27069
228. Joe Smith 27022
229. Kirk Hinrich 27015
230. Peja Stojakovic 26966
231. Carlos Boozer 26901
232. World B. Free 26893
233. Manu Ginobili 26859
234. Billy Cunningham* 26844
235. Paul Millsap 26787
236. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
237. Avery Johnson 26615
238. Thaddeus Young 26589
239. Armen Gilliam 26421
240. Sleepy Floyd 26383
241. Hot Rod Williams 26327
242. Al Jefferson 26299
243. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
244. James Donaldson 26222
245. J.R. Smith 26196
246. Don Buse 26180
247. Norm Van Lier 26171
248. Jack Twyman* 26147
249. Gerald Wilkins 26084
  Antonio Davis 26084

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player MP
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2. Karl Malone* 54852
3. Dirk Nowitzki 50733
4. Kevin Garnett 50418
5. Jason Kidd* 50111
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. LeBron James 45476
18. Moses Malone* 45071
19. Vince Carter 44877
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 40891
30. Bill Russell* 40726
31. Patrick Ewing* 40594
32. Charles Oakley 40280
33. Andre Miller 40268
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. Jamal Crawford 38455
42. Kevin Willis 38362
43. Carmelo Anthony 38129
44. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
45. Steve Nash* 38069
46. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
47. Alex English* 38063
48. Tony Parker 38034
49. Michael Finley 37996
50. Derek Harper 37786
51. Antawn Jamison 37638
52. Allen Iverson* 37584
53. Clyde Drexler* 37537
54. Jack Sikma 36943
55. Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
56. Juwan Howard 36654
57. Sam Perkins 36598
58. Jerry West* 36571
59. A.C. Green 36552
60. Andre Iguodala 36432
61. Rasheed Wallace 36243
62. Dwight Howard 35984
63. Dennis Johnson* 35954
64. Nate Thurmond* 35881
65. Wes Unseld* 35832
66. Isiah Thomas* 35516
67. Terry Porter 35354
68. Latrell Sprewell 35270
69. Joe Dumars* 35139
70. Paul Silas 34989
71. Glen Rice 34985
72. Elton Brand 34910
73. Maurice Cheeks* 34845
74. Dwyane Wade 34800
75. Dale Ellis 34778
76. Grant Hill* 34776
77. Zach Randolph 34616
78. Reggie Theus 34603
79. Larry Bird* 34443
80. Mitch Richmond* 34309
81. Richard Jefferson 34293
82. David Robinson* 34271
83. Adrian Dantley* 34151
84. Jeff Hornacek 33964
85. Mike Bibby 33962
86. Bill Laimbeer 33956
87. Tom Chambers 33922
88. Terry Cummings 33898
89. Elgin Baylor* 33863
90. Vlade Divac 33838
91. P.J. Brown 33823
92. Rod Strickland 33634
93. Detlef Schrempf 33597
94. Rashard Lewis 33541
95. Gail Goodrich* 33527
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 Paul 32355
104. Chris Mullin* 32163
105. Jerry Lucas* 32131
  Lamar Odom 32131
107. Bob Lanier* 32103
108. Rolando Blackman 32087
109. Ben Wallace 32085
110. Hersey Hawkins 32034
111. Chris Bosh 31936
112. Stephon Marbury 31891
113. Sam Lacey 31873
114. Dick Van Arsdale 31771
115. LaMarcus Aldridge 31640
116. Tayshaun Prince 31576
117. Antoine Walker 31531
118. Randy Smith 31444
119. Metta World Peace 31440
120. Tyson Chandler 31281
121. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
122. Ron Harper 31199
123. Tiny Archibald* 31159
124. Mookie Blaylock 31026
125. Walt Frazier* 30965
126. Bill Bridges 30878
127. Chris Webber 30847
128. Larry Nance 30697
129. Bob Pettit* 30690
130. Tracy McGrady* 30658
131. Bailey Howell* 30627
132. Tim Hardaway 30626
133. Luol Deng 30619
134. Calvin Murphy* 30607
135. Anthony Mason 30605
136. David Wesley 30272
137. Kevin Durant 30271
138. Jerry Stackhouse 30222
139. Dan Majerle 30206
140. Bob Cousy* 30165
141. Byron Scott 30152
142. Kevin McHale* 30118
143. Shane Battier 30004
144. James Worthy* 30001
145. Jo Jo White* 29941
146. Sam Cassell 29812
147. Dolph Schayes* 29800
148. Lou Hudson 29794
149. Michael Cage 29716
150. Artis Gilmore* 29685
151. Kyle Korver 29667
152. Jeff Malone 29660
153. Earl Monroe* 29636
154. Dale Davis 29606
155. Dave Cowens* 29565
156. Richard Hamilton 29559
157. Bob Dandridge 29502
158. Kendall Gill 29481
159. Bernard King* 29417
160. Trevor Ariza 29300
161. Shawn Kemp 29293
162. Jason Richardson 29241
163. David West 29144
164. Damon Stoudamire 29106
165. Jim Jackson 29067
  Rudy Gay 29067
167. Monta Ellis 29011
168. Josh Smith 29000
169. Nick Van Exel 28969
170. Chuck Person 28941
171. Dick Barnett 28937
172. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
173. Deron Williams 28865
174. Walter Davis 28859
175. Steve Smith 28855
176. Dennis Rodman* 28839
177. Rick Barry* 28825
178. Boris Diaw 28768
179. Marcus Camby 28684
180. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
181. Julius Erving* 28677
182. Guy Rodgers* 28663
183. Raymond Felton 28616
184. Baron Davis 28592
185. Grant Long 28514
186. Herb Williams 28484
187. Johnny Newman 28435
188. James Edwards 28356
189. Caron Butler 28333
190. Bob McAdoo* 28327
191. Allan Houston 28311
192. Marvin Williams 28135
193. Jerome Kersey 28115
194. Antonio McDyess 28053
195. Al Harrington 28009
196. Jalen Rose 27925
197. Mike Miller 27812
198. Red Kerr 27784
199. Mychal Thompson 27764
200. Danny Ainge 27755
201. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
202. Mark Aguirre 27730
203. Tyrone Corbin 27657
204. Cuttino Mobley 27618
205. Leroy Ellis 27520
206. Bill Cartwright 27491
207. Richie Guerin* 27449
208. Stephen Jackson 27398
209. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
210. Mike Dunleavy 27340
211. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
212. Norm Nixon 27250
213. Derrick McKey 27229
214. Alvan Adams 27203
215. Kurt Thomas 27160
216. Russell Westbrook 27080
217. Robert Horry 27069
218. Joe Smith 27022
219. Kirk Hinrich 27015
220. Peja Stojakovic 26966
221. Carlos Boozer 26901
222. World B. Free 26893
223. Manu Ginobili 26859
224. Paul Millsap 26787
225. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
226. Avery Johnson 26615
227. Thaddeus Young 26589
228. George Gervin* 26536
229. Caldwell Jones 26474
230. Armen Gilliam 26421
231. Sleepy Floyd 26383
232. Hot Rod Williams 26327
233. Al Jefferson 26299
234. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
235. James Donaldson 26222
236. J.R. Smith 26196
237. Norm Van Lier 26171
238. Jack Twyman* 26147
239. Antonio Davis 26084
  Gerald Wilkins 26084
241. Doug Christie 26079
242. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
243. Scott Wedman 25927
244. Derrick Coleman 25903
245. Kenny Anderson 25868
246. Kyle Lowry 25864
247. Rick Mahorn 25779
248. Elden Campbell 25776
249. Sidney Wicks 25762
250. Christian Laettner 25760

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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