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 50573
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. Julius Erving* 45227
20. LeBron James 44298
21. Joe Johnson 44234
22. Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
23. Vince Carter 44161
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. Bill Russell* 40726
33. Pau Gasol 40641
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. 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. Carmelo Anthony 37835
52. Derek Harper 37786
53. Jamal Crawford 37777
54. Antawn Jamison 37638
55. Allen Iverson* 37584
56. Clyde Drexler* 37537
57. Tony Parker 37276
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. Rasheed Wallace 36243
65. Dennis Johnson* 35954
66. Nate Thurmond* 35881
67. Wes Unseld* 35832
68. Dwight Howard 35754
69. George Gervin* 35597
70. Isiah Thomas* 35516
71. Andre Iguodala 35456
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. Dale Ellis 34778
81. Grant Hill* 34776
82. Zach Randolph 34616
83. Reggie Theus 34603
84. Larry Bird* 34443
85. Mitch Richmond* 34309
86. Richard Jefferson 34293
87. David Robinson* 34271
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. Dwyane Wade 33888
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. Louie Dampier* 32201
111. Chris Mullin* 32163
112. Jerry Lucas* 32131
  Lamar Odom 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. Chris Paul 31493
125. Randy Smith 31444
126. Metta World Peace 31440
127. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
128. Ron Harper 31199
129. Tiny Archibald* 31159
130. Mookie Blaylock 31026
131. Walt Frazier* 30965
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 30523
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. LaMarcus Aldridge 30077
152. Shane Battier 30004
153. James Worthy* 30001
154. Jo Jo White* 29941
155. Sam Cassell 29812
156. Dolph Schayes* 29800
157. Lou Hudson 29794
158. Michael Cage 29716
159. Zelmo Beaty* 29676
160. Jeff Malone 29660
161. Earl Monroe* 29636
162. Dale Davis 29606
163. Dave Cowens* 29565
164. Richard Hamilton 29559
165. Bob Dandridge 29502
166. Kendall Gill 29481
167. Bernard King* 29417
168. Spencer Haywood* 29408
169. Shawn Kemp 29293
170. Jason Richardson 29241
171. David West 29144
172. Damon Stoudamire 29106
173. Jim Jackson 29067
174. Monta Ellis 29011
175. Josh Smith 29000
176. Nick Van Exel 28969
177. Chuck Person 28941
178. Dick Barnett 28937
179. Kyle Korver 28889
180. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
181. Deron Williams 28865
182. Walter Davis 28859
183. Steve Smith 28855
184. Dennis Rodman* 28839
185. Boris Diaw 28768
186. Marcus Camby 28684
187. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
188. Guy Rodgers* 28663
189. Kevin Durant 28603
190. Baron Davis 28592
191. Grant Long 28514
192. Herb Williams 28484
193. Raymond Felton 28450
194. Johnny Newman 28435
195. James Edwards 28356
196. Caron Butler 28333
197. Bob McAdoo* 28327
198. Allan Houston 28311
199. George McGinnis* 28179
200. Jerome Kersey 28115
201. Antonio McDyess 28053
202. Rudy Gay 28046
203. Al Harrington 28009
204. Jalen Rose 27925
205. Mike Miller 27812
206. Trevor Ariza 27808
207. Red Kerr 27784
208. Mychal Thompson 27764
209. Danny Ainge 27755
210. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
211. Mark Aguirre 27730
212. Tyrone Corbin 27657
213. Cuttino Mobley 27618
214. Leroy Ellis 27520
215. Bill Cartwright 27491
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. Kurt Thomas 27160
225. Robert Horry 27069
226. Joe Smith 27022
227. Kirk Hinrich 27015
228. Peja Stojakovic 26966
229. Carlos Boozer 26901
230. Marvin Williams 26897
231. World B. Free 26893
232. Manu Ginobili 26859
233. Billy Cunningham* 26844
234. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
235. Avery Johnson 26615
236. Armen Gilliam 26421
237. Sleepy Floyd 26383
238. Hot Rod Williams 26327
239. Al Jefferson 26299
240. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
241. James Donaldson 26222
242. Don Buse 26180
243. Norm Van Lier 26171
244. Jack Twyman* 26147
245. Gerald Wilkins 26084
  Antonio Davis 26084
247. Doug Christie 26079
248. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
249. J.R. Smith 25974
250. Scott Wedman 25927

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player MP
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2. Karl Malone* 54852
3. Dirk Nowitzki 50573
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. Moses Malone* 45071
18. LeBron James 44298
19. Joe Johnson 44234
20. Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
21. Vince Carter 44161
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. Bill Russell* 40726
30. Pau Gasol 40641
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. Kevin Willis 38362
42. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
43. Steve Nash* 38069
44. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
45. Alex English* 38063
46. Michael Finley 37996
47. Carmelo Anthony 37835
48. Derek Harper 37786
49. Jamal Crawford 37777
50. Antawn Jamison 37638
51. Allen Iverson* 37584
52. Clyde Drexler* 37537
53. Tony Parker 37276
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. Rasheed Wallace 36243
61. Dennis Johnson* 35954
62. Nate Thurmond* 35881
63. Wes Unseld* 35832
64. Dwight Howard 35754
65. Isiah Thomas* 35516
66. Andre Iguodala 35456
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. Dale Ellis 34778
75. Grant Hill* 34776
76. Zach Randolph 34616
77. Reggie Theus 34603
78. Larry Bird* 34443
79. Mitch Richmond* 34309
80. Richard Jefferson 34293
81. David Robinson* 34271
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. Dwyane Wade 33888
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 Mullin* 32163
104. Jerry Lucas* 32131
  Lamar Odom 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. Chris Paul 31493
117. Randy Smith 31444
118. Metta World Peace 31440
119. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
120. Ron Harper 31199
121. Tiny Archibald* 31159
122. Mookie Blaylock 31026
123. Walt Frazier* 30965
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 30523
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. LaMarcus Aldridge 30077
142. Shane Battier 30004
143. James Worthy* 30001
144. Jo Jo White* 29941
145. Sam Cassell 29812
146. Dolph Schayes* 29800
147. Lou Hudson 29794
148. Michael Cage 29716
149. Artis Gilmore* 29685
150. Jeff Malone 29660
151. Earl Monroe* 29636
152. Dale Davis 29606
153. Dave Cowens* 29565
154. Richard Hamilton 29559
155. Bob Dandridge 29502
156. Kendall Gill 29481
157. Bernard King* 29417
158. Shawn Kemp 29293
159. Jason Richardson 29241
160. David West 29144
161. Damon Stoudamire 29106
162. Jim Jackson 29067
163. Monta Ellis 29011
164. Josh Smith 29000
165. Nick Van Exel 28969
166. Chuck Person 28941
167. Dick Barnett 28937
168. Kyle Korver 28889
169. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
170. Deron Williams 28865
171. Walter Davis 28859
172. Steve Smith 28855
173. Dennis Rodman* 28839
174. Rick Barry* 28825
175. Boris Diaw 28768
176. Marcus Camby 28684
177. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
178. Julius Erving* 28677
179. Guy Rodgers* 28663
180. Kevin Durant 28603
181. Baron Davis 28592
182. Grant Long 28514
183. Herb Williams 28484
184. Raymond Felton 28450
185. Johnny Newman 28435
186. James Edwards 28356
187. Caron Butler 28333
188. Bob McAdoo* 28327
189. Allan Houston 28311
190. Jerome Kersey 28115
191. Antonio McDyess 28053
192. Rudy Gay 28046
193. Al Harrington 28009
194. Jalen Rose 27925
195. Mike Miller 27812
196. Trevor Ariza 27808
197. Red Kerr 27784
198. Mychal Thompson 27764
199. Danny Ainge 27755
200. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
201. Mark Aguirre 27730
202. Tyrone Corbin 27657
203. Cuttino Mobley 27618
204. Leroy Ellis 27520
205. Bill Cartwright 27491
206. Richie Guerin* 27449
207. Stephen Jackson 27398
208. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
209. Mike Dunleavy 27340
210. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
211. Norm Nixon 27250
212. Derrick McKey 27229
213. Alvan Adams 27203
214. Kurt Thomas 27160
215. Robert Horry 27069
216. Joe Smith 27022
217. Kirk Hinrich 27015
218. Peja Stojakovic 26966
219. Carlos Boozer 26901
220. Marvin Williams 26897
221. World B. Free 26893
222. Manu Ginobili 26859
223. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
224. Avery Johnson 26615
225. George Gervin* 26536
226. Caldwell Jones 26474
227. Armen Gilliam 26421
228. Sleepy Floyd 26383
229. Hot Rod Williams 26327
230. Al Jefferson 26299
231. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
232. James Donaldson 26222
233. Norm Van Lier 26171
234. Jack Twyman* 26147
235. Gerald Wilkins 26084
  Antonio Davis 26084
237. Doug Christie 26079
238. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
239. J.R. Smith 25974
240. Scott Wedman 25927
241. Derrick Coleman 25903
242. Kenny Anderson 25868
243. Paul Millsap 25826
244. Rick Mahorn 25779
245. Elden Campbell 25776
246. Sidney Wicks 25762
247. Christian Laettner 25760
248. Jerry Sloan* 25750
249. Vin Baker 25737
250. Rudy Tomjanovich 25714

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

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