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.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.LeBron James 46235
18.Paul Pierce 45880
19.Robert Parish* 45704
20.Vince Carter 45491
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.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.Jamal Crawford 38988
43.Walt Bellamy* 38940
44.Horace Grant 38621
45.Kevin Willis 38362
46.Tony Parker 38279
47.Rick Barry* 38153
48.Carmelo Anthony 38129
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.Antawn Jamison 37638
56.Allen Iverson* 37584
57.Clyde Drexler* 37537
58.Andre Iguodala 37034
59.Jack Sikma* 36943
60.Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
61.Juwan Howard 36654
62.Sam Perkins 36598
63.Jerry West* 36571
64.A.C. Green 36552
65.Rasheed Wallace 36243
66.Dwight Howard 35984
67.Dennis Johnson* 35954
68.Nate Thurmond* 35881
69.Wes Unseld* 35832
70.Dwyane Wade 35773
71.George Gervin* 35597
72.Isiah Thomas* 35516
73.Terry Porter 35354
74.Latrell Sprewell 35270
75.Joe Dumars* 35139
76.Caldwell Jones 35081
77.Paul Silas 34989
78.Glen Rice 34985
79.Elton Brand 34910
80.Maurice Cheeks* 34845
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.Chris Paul 33350
104.Magic Johnson* 33245
105.Chauncey Billups 33008
106.Eddie Jones 32778
107.Dave Bing* 32769
108.LaMarcus Aldridge 32764
109.Derek Fisher 32719
110.Eddie Johnson 32604
111.Ron Boone 32391
112.Louie Dampier* 32201
113.Chris Mullin* 32163
114.Jerry Lucas* 32131
 Lamar Odom 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.Tayshaun Prince 31576
125.Antoine Walker 31531
126.Randy Smith 31444
127.Metta World Peace 31440
128.Tyson Chandler 31398
129.Kevin Durant 31305
130.Dave DeBusschere* 31202
131.Ron Harper 31199
132.Tiny Archibald* 31159
133.Mookie Blaylock 31026
134.Walt Frazier* 30965
135.Luol Deng 30941
136.Bill Bridges 30878
137.Chris Webber 30847
138.Larry Nance 30697
139.Bob Pettit* 30690
140.Tracy McGrady* 30658
141.Bailey Howell* 30627
142.Tim Hardaway 30626
143.Calvin Murphy* 30607
144.Anthony Mason 30605
145.Billy Paultz 30392
146.David Wesley 30272
147.Kyle Korver 30223
148.Jerry Stackhouse 30222
149.Dan Majerle 30206
150.Bob Cousy* 30165
151.Trevor Ariza 30157
152.Byron Scott 30152
153.Kevin McHale* 30118
154.Maurice Lucas 30112
155.Shane Battier 30004
156.James Worthy* 30001
157.Jo Jo White* 29941
158.Rudy Gay 29888
159.Sam Cassell 29812
160.Dolph Schayes* 29800
161.Lou Hudson 29794
162.Michael Cage 29716
163.Zelmo Beaty* 29676
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.Spencer Haywood* 29408
173.Shawn Kemp 29293
174.Jason Richardson 29241
175.David West 29144
176.Damon Stoudamire 29106
177.Jim Jackson 29067
178.Marvin Williams 29030
179.Monta Ellis 29011
180.Josh Smith 29000
181.Nick Van Exel 28969
182.Chuck Person 28941
183.Dick Barnett 28937
184.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
185.Deron Williams 28865
186.Walter Davis 28859
187.Steve Smith 28855
188.Dennis Rodman* 28839
189.Raymond Felton 28829
190.Boris Diaw 28768
191.Marcus Camby 28684
192.Tom Van Arsdale 28682
193.Guy Rodgers* 28663
194.Baron Davis 28592
195.Grant Long 28514
196.Herb Williams 28484
197.Johnny Newman 28435
198.James Edwards 28356
199.Caron Butler 28333
200.Russell Westbrook 28330
201.Bob McAdoo* 28327
202.Allan Houston 28311
203.George McGinnis* 28179
204.Jerome Kersey 28115
205.Antonio McDyess 28053
206.Al Harrington 28009
207.Jalen Rose 27925
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.Paul Millsap 27721
215.Thaddeus Young 27690
216.Tyrone Corbin 27657
217.Cuttino Mobley 27618
218.Leroy Ellis 27520
219.Bill Cartwright 27491
220.Richie Guerin* 27449
221.Stephen Jackson 27398
222.Jermaine O'Neal 27364
223.Mike Dunleavy 27340
224.Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
225.Norm Nixon 27250
226.Derrick McKey 27229
227.Alvan Adams 27203
228.Kurt Thomas 27160
229.Robert Horry 27069
230.Joe Smith 27022
231.Kirk Hinrich 27015
232.Peja Stojakovic 26966
233.Carlos Boozer 26901
234.World B. Free 26893
235.Manu Ginobili 26859
236.Billy Cunningham* 26844
237.Kyle Lowry 26781
238.Hedo Turkoglu 26695
239.Avery Johnson 26615
240.Marc Gasol 26565
241.Armen Gilliam 26421
242.Sleepy Floyd 26383
243.Hot Rod Williams 26327
244.Al Jefferson 26299
245.Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
246.James Donaldson 26222
247.J.R. Smith 26196
248.Don Buse 26180
249.Norm Van Lier 26171
250.Jack Twyman* 26147

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.Keith Swagerty 2477
 Ervin Inniger 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.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.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.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.LeBron James 46235
16.Paul Pierce 45880
17.Robert Parish* 45704
18.Vince Carter 45491
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.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.Jamal Crawford 38988
40.Walt Bellamy* 38940
41.Horace Grant 38621
42.Kevin Willis 38362
43.Tony Parker 38279
44.Carmelo Anthony 38129
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.Antawn Jamison 37638
52.Allen Iverson* 37584
53.Clyde Drexler* 37537
54.Andre Iguodala 37034
55.Jack Sikma* 36943
56.Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
57.Juwan Howard 36654
58.Sam Perkins 36598
59.Jerry West* 36571
60.A.C. Green 36552
61.Rasheed Wallace 36243
62.Dwight Howard 35984
63.Dennis Johnson* 35954
64.Nate Thurmond* 35881
65.Wes Unseld* 35832
66.Dwyane Wade 35773
67.Isiah Thomas* 35516
68.Terry Porter 35354
69.Latrell Sprewell 35270
70.Joe Dumars* 35139
71.Paul Silas 34989
72.Glen Rice 34985
73.Elton Brand 34910
74.Maurice Cheeks* 34845
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.Chris Paul 33350
98.Magic Johnson* 33245
99.Chauncey Billups 33008
100.Eddie Jones 32778
101.Dave Bing* 32769
102.LaMarcus Aldridge 32764
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.Tayshaun Prince 31576
117.Antoine Walker 31531
118.Randy Smith 31444
119.Metta World Peace 31440
120.Tyson Chandler 31398
121.Kevin Durant 31305
122.Dave DeBusschere* 31202
123.Ron Harper 31199
124.Tiny Archibald* 31159
125.Mookie Blaylock 31026
126.Walt Frazier* 30965
127.Luol Deng 30941
128.Bill Bridges 30878
129.Chris Webber 30847
130.Larry Nance 30697
131.Bob Pettit* 30690
132.Tracy McGrady* 30658
133.Bailey Howell* 30627
134.Tim Hardaway 30626
135.Calvin Murphy* 30607
136.Anthony Mason 30605
137.David Wesley 30272
138.Kyle Korver 30223
139.Jerry Stackhouse 30222
140.Dan Majerle 30206
141.Bob Cousy* 30165
142.Trevor Ariza 30157
143.Byron Scott 30152
144.Kevin McHale* 30118
145.Shane Battier 30004
146.James Worthy* 30001
147.Jo Jo White* 29941
148.Rudy Gay 29888
149.Sam Cassell 29812
150.Dolph Schayes* 29800
151.Lou Hudson 29794
152.Michael Cage 29716
153.Artis Gilmore* 29685
154.Jeff Malone 29660
155.Earl Monroe* 29636
156.Dale Davis 29606
157.Dave Cowens* 29565
158.Richard Hamilton 29559
159.Bob Dandridge 29502
160.Kendall Gill 29481
161.Bernard King* 29417
162.Shawn Kemp 29293
163.Jason Richardson 29241
164.David West 29144
165.Damon Stoudamire 29106
166.Jim Jackson 29067
167.Marvin Williams 29030
168.Monta Ellis 29011
169.Josh Smith 29000
170.Nick Van Exel 28969
171.Chuck Person 28941
172.Dick Barnett 28937
173.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
174.Deron Williams 28865
175.Walter Davis 28859
176.Steve Smith 28855
177.Dennis Rodman* 28839
178.Raymond Felton 28829
179.Rick Barry* 28825
180.Boris Diaw 28768
181.Marcus Camby 28684
182.Tom Van Arsdale 28682
183.Julius Erving* 28677
184.Guy Rodgers* 28663
185.Baron Davis 28592
186.Grant Long 28514
187.Herb Williams 28484
188.Johnny Newman 28435
189.James Edwards 28356
190.Caron Butler 28333
191.Russell Westbrook 28330
192.Bob McAdoo* 28327
193.Allan Houston 28311
194.Jerome Kersey 28115
195.Antonio McDyess 28053
196.Al Harrington 28009
197.Jalen Rose 27925
198.Mike Miller 27812
199.Red Kerr 27784
200.Mychal Thompson 27764
201.Danny Ainge 27755
202.Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
203.Mark Aguirre 27730
204.Paul Millsap 27721
205.Thaddeus Young 27690
206.Tyrone Corbin 27657
207.Cuttino Mobley 27618
208.Leroy Ellis 27520
209.Bill Cartwright 27491
210.Richie Guerin* 27449
211.Stephen Jackson 27398
212.Jermaine O'Neal 27364
213.Mike Dunleavy 27340
214.Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
215.Norm Nixon 27250
216.Derrick McKey 27229
217.Alvan Adams 27203
218.Kurt Thomas 27160
219.Robert Horry 27069
220.Joe Smith 27022
221.Kirk Hinrich 27015
222.Peja Stojakovic 26966
223.Carlos Boozer 26901
224.World B. Free 26893
225.Manu Ginobili 26859
226.Kyle Lowry 26781
227.Hedo Turkoglu 26695
228.Avery Johnson 26615
229.Marc Gasol 26565
230.George Gervin* 26536
231.Caldwell Jones 26474
232.Armen Gilliam 26421
233.Sleepy Floyd 26383
234.Hot Rod Williams 26327
235.Al Jefferson 26299
236.Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
237.James Donaldson 26222
238.J.R. Smith 26196
239.Norm Van Lier 26171
240.Jack Twyman* 26147
241.Rajon Rondo 26119
242.James Harden 26106
243.Antonio Davis 26084
 Gerald Wilkins 26084
245.Doug Christie 26079
246.Alonzo Mourning* 25975
247.Scott Wedman 25927
248.Derrick Coleman 25903
249.Kenny Anderson 25868
250.Jeff Green 25819
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