NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Turnovers

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
Turnovers since 1977-78 (1967-68 for ABA)

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. Moses Malone* 4264
3. John Stockton* 4244
4. LeBron James 4142
5. Kobe Bryant 4010
6. Jason Kidd* 4003
7. Julius Erving* 3940
8. Artis Gilmore* 3926
9. Isiah Thomas* 3682
10. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
11. Patrick Ewing* 3537
12. Paul Pierce 3532
13. Magic Johnson* 3506
14. Reggie Theus 3493
15. Steve Nash* 3478
16. Tim Duncan 3381
17. Charles Barkley* 3376
18. Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
19. Dwyane Wade 3295
20. Russell Westbrook 3288
21. Allen Iverson* 3262
22. Scottie Pippen* 3257
23. Robert Parish* 3183
24. Kevin Garnett 3179
25. Mark Jackson 3155
26. Andre Miller 3121
27. Ron Boone 3085
28. Dwight Howard 3059
29. Gary Payton* 3030
30. Clyde Drexler* 2977
31. Michael Jordan* 2924
32. George Gervin* 2909
33. Tony Parker 2865
34. Rod Strickland 2862
35. Carmelo Anthony 2832
36. Alex English* 2821
37. Larry Bird* 2816
38. Bernard King* 2791
39. Charles Oakley 2785
40. Buck Williams 2784
41. Otis Thorpe 2774
42. Shawn Kemp 2766
43. George McGinnis* 2763
44. James Harden 2722
45. Ray Allen* 2709
46. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
47. Terry Porter 2666
48. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
49. Pau Gasol 2638
50. Kevin Durant 2624
51. Jack Sikma 2586
52. Mitch Richmond* 2579
53. Vince Carter 2550
54. Tom Chambers 2549
55. Stephon Marbury 2547
56. Walter Davis 2541
57. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
58. Kevin Willis 2520
59. Antoine Walker 2504
60. Adrian Dantley* 2503
61. Clifford Robinson 2502
62. Dan Issel* 2490
63. Dirk Nowitzki 2488
64. Tim Hardaway 2481
65. Vlade Divac 2470
66. Juwan Howard 2469
67. Jamal Crawford 2460
68. Grant Hill* 2459
69. Joe Johnson 2451
70. Latrell Sprewell 2450
71. Dennis Johnson* 2448
72. Sam Cassell 2418
73. David Robinson* 2417
74. Jason Terry 2415
75. Reggie Miller* 2409
76. Deron Williams 2402
77. Norm Nixon 2368
78. Derek Harper 2334
79. Rajon Rondo 2319
80. Maurice Lucas 2316
81. Chris Mullin* 2315
82. Chris Webber 2313
83. Baron Davis 2308
84. Mark Aguirre 2306
85. Zach Randolph 2290
86. Chris Paul 2282
87. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks* 2268
89. Kevin Johnson 2258
90. Lamar Odom 2253
91. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
93. Monta Ellis 2246
94. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
95. Terry Cummings 2200
96. Josh Smith 2197
97. Alvan Adams 2194
98. John Wall 2191
99. Jim Jackson 2179
100. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
101. Glenn Robinson 2147
102. Stephen Jackson 2141
103. Chauncey Billups 2138
104. Stephen Curry 2136
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
106. Mike Bibby 2134
107. Alvin Robertson 2116
  Manu Ginobili 2116
109. Caldwell Jones 2109
110. Mychal Thompson 2104
111. Jalen Rose 2102
112. Andre Iguodala 2101
113. Ray Williams 2099
114. Joe Dumars* 2084
115. Eddie Johnson 2076
116. Mookie Blaylock 2067
117. Elton Brand 2060
118. Mickey Johnson 2050
119. Damon Stoudamire 2039
120. Derrick Coleman 2036
121. Steve Francis 2030
122. Tracy McGrady* 2029
123. Mack Calvin 2012
124. Raymond Felton 2006
125. Louie Dampier* 1989
126. Rudy Gay 1983
127. Richard Hamilton 1977
128. DeMarcus Cousins 1976
129. Ricky Sobers 1973
130. Jeff Hornacek 1971
131. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
132. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
133. Chuck Person 1952
134. Christian Laettner 1932
135. James Edwards 1931
136. Herb Williams 1929
137. Kyle Lowry 1927
138. Rony Seikaly 1913
139. Mel Daniels* 1911
140. Boris Diaw 1897
141. Kevin McHale* 1893
142. Bill Cartwright 1892
143. Xavier McDaniel 1887
144. Corey Maggette 1874
145. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
146. Dan Roundfield 1870
147. World B. Free 1869
148. Billy Paultz 1860
149. James Worthy* 1859
150. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
151. Danny Manning 1853
152. Nick Van Exel 1850
153. Mo Williams 1849
154. Benoit Benjamin 1847
155. Ralph Simpson 1843
156. Cedric Maxwell 1841
157. Al Harrington 1838
158. Jameer Nelson 1831
159. Rolando Blackman 1829
160. Hersey Hawkins 1828
161. Carlos Boozer 1824
162. David Wesley 1808
163. Chris Bosh 1807
164. John Lucas 1803
165. Larry Kenon 1800
166. Vern Fleming 1795
167. Metta World Peace 1791
  Billy Knight 1791
169. Mark Price 1790
170. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
171. Jimmy Jones 1783
172. Jrue Holiday 1781
173. Dale Ellis 1771
174. Kenny Anderson 1769
175. Richard Jefferson 1768
176. Sherman Douglas 1761
177. Freddie Lewis 1760
  Allan Houston 1760
179. Vin Baker 1756
180. Shawn Marion 1750
181. Avery Johnson 1748
182. Orlando Woolridge 1747
183. Gilbert Arenas 1744
184. Tom Gugliotta 1735
185. Kendall Gill 1734
186. Glen Rice 1733
187. Jarrett Jack 1723
188. Armen Gilliam 1722
189. Doug Christie 1721
190. Purvis Short 1720
191. Eddie Johnson 1717
192. Warren Jabali 1715
193. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
195. Derrick McKey 1713
196. Larry Nance 1711
197. Paul Pressey 1700
198. Kelly Tripucka 1697
199. Rasheed Wallace 1693
200. Nene Hilario 1687
  Gerald Wilkins 1687
202. Bobby Jones 1683
203. Goran Dragic 1680
204. Devin Harris 1673
205. Paul Millsap 1668
206. Brian Shaw 1664
207. Vernon Maxwell 1663
208. David West 1660
209. Johnny Newman 1656
210. Doc Rivers 1651
211. Mark Olberding 1650
212. Kenny Smith 1649
213. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
215. Tyson Chandler 1645
216. Jason Williams 1643
217. Darrell Griffith 1632
218. Rodney Rogers 1631
219. Marc Gasol 1629
  Michael Finley 1629
221. Grant Long 1628
222. Marques Johnson 1627
223. Jeff Teague 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
226. Darryl Dawkins 1621
227. Gerald Govan 1617
  Kirk Hinrich 1617
229. Rick Fox 1611
230. Ricky Davis 1606
231. Byron Scott 1597
232. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
234. Truck Robinson 1592
235. Sam Perkins 1586
236. Jamal Mashburn 1585
237. Rickey Green 1583
  Jerome Kersey 1583
  James Silas 1583
240. Mike Conley 1580
241. Rik Smits 1579
242. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
243. Rashard Lewis 1577
244. Rich Kelley 1576
245. Danny Schayes 1572
246. Cliff Robinson 1571
247. Vinnie Johnson 1569
248. Danny Ainge 1566
249. Larry Drew 1565
250. Blake Griffin 1562

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. John Stockton* 4244
3. LeBron James 4142
4. Kobe Bryant 4010
5. Jason Kidd* 4003
6. Moses Malone* 3804
7. Isiah Thomas* 3682
8. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
9. Patrick Ewing* 3537
10. Paul Pierce 3532
11. Magic Johnson* 3506
12. Reggie Theus 3493
13. Steve Nash* 3478
14. Tim Duncan 3381
15. Charles Barkley* 3376
16. Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
17. Dwyane Wade 3295
18. Russell Westbrook 3288
19. Allen Iverson* 3262
20. Scottie Pippen* 3257
21. Robert Parish* 3183
22. Kevin Garnett 3179
23. Mark Jackson 3155
24. Andre Miller 3121
25. Dwight Howard 3059
26. Gary Payton* 3030
27. Clyde Drexler* 2977
28. Michael Jordan* 2924
29. Tony Parker 2865
30. Rod Strickland 2862
31. Carmelo Anthony 2832
32. Alex English* 2821
33. Larry Bird* 2816
34. Bernard King* 2791
35. Charles Oakley 2785
36. Buck Williams 2784
37. Otis Thorpe 2774
38. Shawn Kemp 2766
39. James Harden 2722
40. Ray Allen* 2709
41. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
42. Terry Porter 2666
43. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
44. Pau Gasol 2638
45. Kevin Durant 2624
46. Jack Sikma 2586
47. Mitch Richmond* 2579
48. Vince Carter 2550
49. Tom Chambers 2549
50. Stephon Marbury 2547
51. Walter Davis 2541
52. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
53. Kevin Willis 2520
54. Antoine Walker 2504
55. Adrian Dantley* 2503
56. Clifford Robinson 2502
57. Dirk Nowitzki 2488
58. Tim Hardaway 2481
59. Vlade Divac 2470
60. Juwan Howard 2469
61. Jamal Crawford 2460
62. Grant Hill* 2459
63. Joe Johnson 2451
64. Latrell Sprewell 2450
65. Dennis Johnson* 2448
66. Sam Cassell 2418
67. David Robinson* 2417
68. Jason Terry 2415
69. Reggie Miller* 2409
70. Deron Williams 2402
71. Norm Nixon 2368
72. Artis Gilmore* 2347
73. Derek Harper 2334
74. Julius Erving* 2323
75. Rajon Rondo 2319
76. Chris Mullin* 2315
77. Chris Webber 2313
78. Baron Davis 2308
79. Mark Aguirre 2306
80. Zach Randolph 2290
81. Chris Paul 2282
82. Maurice Cheeks* 2268
  Detlef Schrempf 2268
84. Kevin Johnson 2258
85. Lamar Odom 2253
86. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
88. Monta Ellis 2246
89. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
90. Terry Cummings 2200
91. Josh Smith 2197
92. Alvan Adams 2194
93. John Wall 2191
94. Jim Jackson 2179
95. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
96. Glenn Robinson 2147
97. Stephen Jackson 2141
98. Chauncey Billups 2138
99. George Gervin* 2137
100. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
  Stephen Curry 2136
102. Mike Bibby 2134
103. Alvin Robertson 2116
  Manu Ginobili 2116
105. Mychal Thompson 2104
106. Jalen Rose 2102
107. Andre Iguodala 2101
108. Ray Williams 2099
109. Joe Dumars* 2084
110. Eddie Johnson 2076
111. Mookie Blaylock 2067
112. Elton Brand 2060
113. Mickey Johnson 2050
114. Damon Stoudamire 2039
115. Derrick Coleman 2036
116. Steve Francis 2030
117. Tracy McGrady* 2029
118. Raymond Felton 2006
119. Rudy Gay 1983
120. Richard Hamilton 1977
121. DeMarcus Cousins 1976
122. Ricky Sobers 1973
123. Jeff Hornacek 1971
124. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
125. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
126. Chuck Person 1952
127. Christian Laettner 1932
128. James Edwards 1931
129. Herb Williams 1929
130. Kyle Lowry 1927
131. Rony Seikaly 1913
132. Boris Diaw 1897
133. Kevin McHale* 1893
134. Bill Cartwright 1892
135. Xavier McDaniel 1887
136. Corey Maggette 1874
137. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
138. World B. Free 1869
139. James Worthy* 1859
140. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
141. Danny Manning 1853
142. Nick Van Exel 1850
143. Mo Williams 1849
144. Benoit Benjamin 1847
145. Cedric Maxwell 1841
146. Al Harrington 1838
147. Jameer Nelson 1831
148. Rolando Blackman 1829
149. Hersey Hawkins 1828
150. Carlos Boozer 1824
151. Maurice Lucas 1810
152. David Wesley 1808
153. Chris Bosh 1807
154. Dan Roundfield 1806
155. John Lucas 1803
156. Vern Fleming 1795
157. Metta World Peace 1791
158. Mark Price 1790
159. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
160. Jrue Holiday 1781
161. Dale Ellis 1771
162. Kenny Anderson 1769
163. Richard Jefferson 1768
164. Sherman Douglas 1761
165. Allan Houston 1760
166. Vin Baker 1756
167. Shawn Marion 1750
168. Avery Johnson 1748
169. Orlando Woolridge 1747
170. Gilbert Arenas 1744
171. Tom Gugliotta 1735
172. Kendall Gill 1734
173. Glen Rice 1733
174. Jarrett Jack 1723
175. Armen Gilliam 1722
176. Doug Christie 1721
177. Purvis Short 1720
178. Eddie Johnson 1717
179. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
181. Derrick McKey 1713
182. Larry Nance 1711
183. Paul Pressey 1700
184. Kelly Tripucka 1697
185. Rasheed Wallace 1693
186. Nene Hilario 1687
  Gerald Wilkins 1687
188. Goran Dragic 1680
189. Devin Harris 1673
190. Paul Millsap 1668
191. Brian Shaw 1664
192. Vernon Maxwell 1663
193. David West 1660
194. Johnny Newman 1656
195. Doc Rivers 1651
196. Kenny Smith 1649
197. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
199. Tyson Chandler 1645
200. Jason Williams 1643
201. Darrell Griffith 1632
202. Rodney Rogers 1631
203. Michael Finley 1629
  Marc Gasol 1629
205. Grant Long 1628
206. Marques Johnson 1627
207. Jeff Teague 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
210. Darryl Dawkins 1621
211. Kirk Hinrich 1617
212. Rick Fox 1611
213. Ricky Davis 1606
214. Byron Scott 1597
215. Caldwell Jones 1596
216. Caron Butler 1594
  Bill Laimbeer 1594
218. Truck Robinson 1592
219. Sam Perkins 1586
220. Jamal Mashburn 1585
221. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
223. Mike Conley 1580
224. Rik Smits 1579
225. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
226. Rashard Lewis 1577
227. Rich Kelley 1576
228. Danny Schayes 1572
229. Cliff Robinson 1571
230. Vinnie Johnson 1569
231. Danny Ainge 1566
232. Larry Drew 1565
233. Blake Griffin 1562
234. Mike Miller 1561
  Gerald Henderson 1561
236. Darrell Armstrong 1556
237. John Long 1555
238. Larry Hughes 1554
239. Sidney Moncrief 1551
  Ben Gordon 1551
241. Anthony Mason 1549
242. Earl Watson 1548
243. Chris Kaman 1544
  Toni Kukoc 1544
245. Jeff Malone 1538
  Lou Williams 1538
247. Rory Sparrow 1534
248. John Starks 1533
  Jay Humphries 1533
250. Paul George 1529

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Ron Boone 2327
2. Mel Daniels* 1911
3. Louie Dampier* 1855
4. Mack Calvin 1830
5. Jimmy Jones 1783
6. Freddie Lewis 1760
7. Warren Jabali 1715
8. Gerald Govan 1617
  Julius Erving* 1617
10. Ralph Simpson 1605
11. Artis Gilmore* 1579
12. Fatty Taylor 1516
13. Roger Brown* 1494
14. Cincinnatus Powell 1480
15. George McGinnis* 1472
16. Larry Brown* 1447
17. Steve Jones 1435
18. Donnie Freeman 1379
19. Jim Eakins 1329
20. Bill Melchionni 1271
21. Willie Wise 1255
22. George Carter 1214
23. Dan Issel* 1209
24. Billy Paultz 1188
25. Bob Netolicky 1182
26. Larry Jones 1173
27. Gene Moore 1158
28. Glen Combs 1151
29. Wil Jones 1110
30. Stew Johnson 1090
31. Ira Harge 1089
32. Johnny Neumann 1088
33. Chuck Williams 1087
34. Warren Davis 1076
35. Rich Jones 1071
36. Les Hunter 1061
37. Trooper Washington 1056
38. Charles Williams 1048
39. Bob Verga 991
40. Walter Simon 986
41. Joe Caldwell 975
42. Bill Keller 970
43. George Lehmann 960
44. George Thompson 954
45. Larry Miller 940
  Doug Moe 940
47. Byron Beck 933
48. Al Smith 927
49. Goose Ligon 925
50. Darel Carrier 906
51. Ted McClain 901
52. James Silas 896
53. Mike Lewis 883
54. Randolph Mahaffey 877
55. Red Robbins 868
56. Levern Tart 841
57. Bob Warren 832
58. Darnell Hillman 820
59. Rick Barry* 790
60. George Gervin* 772
61. Ronald Franz 762
62. Stephen Chubin 747
63. John Roche 735
64. John Brisker 733
65. Zelmo Beaty* 726
66. Skeeter Swift 700
67. Larry Kenon 699
68. Julius Keye 682
69. Maurice McHartley 659
  Charlie Scott* 659
71. Tom Owens 654
72. Mike Gale 653
73. Gene Littles 650
74. John Beasley 623
75. Julian Hammond 618
76. Wendell Ladner 614
77. Brian Taylor 606
78. Donald Sidle 604
79. Dave Twardzik 599
80. Bird Averitt 590
81. Arthur Becker 585
82. Randy Denton 581
83. Oliver Taylor 580
84. Jeffrey Congdon 579
85. Larry Cannon 578
86. Wayne Hightower 572
87. Dave Robisch 571
88. Swen Nater 555
89. Frank Card 552
90. Charles Beasley 542
91. John Williamson 541
92. Mervin Jackson 538
  Mike Jackson 538
94. Marvin Barnes 537
95. Billy Knight 535
96. Jimmy O'Brien 534
97. Manny Leaks 521
98. Joe Hamilton 518
99. Mike Barrett 517
100. Bo Lamar 516
101. Caldwell Jones 513
102. Coby Dietrick 511
103. Billy Cunningham* 508
104. Maurice Lucas 506
105. George Peeples 497
106. Marv Roberts 487
107. Simmie Hill 485
108. Mike Green 467
109. Bobby Jones 466
110. Lonnie Wright 464
111. Moses Malone* 460
112. Craig Raymond 455
113. Jackie Moreland 447
114. Art Heyman 441
115. Rick Mount 428
  Mike Barr 428
117. Sonny Dove 427
118. Ron Perry 421
  Ed Johnson 421
120. Lee Davis 420
121. Jim Chones 419
122. Gary Bradds 403
123. George Irvine 399
124. Don Buse 395
125. Gus Gerard 393
126. Willie Long 389
127. Willie Murrell 387
128. Willie Somerset 379
129. George Stone 373
130. Goo Kennedy 371
131. Bob Bedell 370
132. Neil Johnson 361
133. Ollie Darden 360
134. George Karl 358
135. Connie Hawkins* 355
136. Skip Thoren 348
137. Chico Vaughn 344
138. Arvesta Kelly 337
139. Mike Butler 335
  Collis Jones 335
141. Ed Manning 326
142. Kevin Joyce 322
143. Andrew Anderson 316
144. Willie Sojourner 314
145. Tom Hoover 311
146. Sam Smith 306
147. Claude Terry 302
148. Tony Jackson 295
149. Cliff Hagan* 294
  Wayne Chapman 294
151. George Adams 292
152. Tim Bassett 281
153. Barry Parkhill 279
154. Jim Ard 277
155. Jan van Breda Kolff 266
156. Bernie Williams 264
157. Travis Grant 261
158. Len Elmore 258
159. Spencer Haywood* 253
160. Henry Logan 251
  Dave Lattin 251
162. David Thompson* 250
  Ben Warley 250
164. John Barnhill 248
165. Tommie Bowens 245
166. Jimmy Rayl 243
167. Al Skinner 237
168. Ronald Thomas 234
169. Bill McGill 233
170. Rich Niemann 225
171. Barry Liebowitz 224
172. Will Frazier 221
173. Billy Shepherd 219
174. Jim Caldwell 218
175. Charles Edge 212
  Dan Anderson 212
177. Steven Kramer 207
178. Hank Whitney 206
179. Mike Pratt 205
180. Jim McDaniels 204
181. Joe DePre 203
182. John Smith 202
183. David Vaughn 200
184. Lester Selvage 196
185. Larry Bunce 192
  Ray Scott 192
187. John Fairchild 185
  Larry Finch 185
189. Bobby Rascoe 181
  Ticky Burden 181
  Dennis Wuycik 181
192. Patrick McFarland 178
  Walter Piatkowski 178
194. Fly Williams 177
195. Mel Bennett 176
196. Grant Simmons 170
197. Jim Hadnot 169
  Bobby Lloyd 169
199. Willie Porter 166
200. M.L. Carr 162
201. Mel Peterson 161
202. Stephen Vacendak 158
203. Kendall Rhine 155
204. Al Tucker 154
205. Al Cueto 152
206. Jimmy Foster 151
  Leary Lentz 151
208. Tom Thacker 149
209. Barry Orms 148
210. Johnny Baum 147
211. William Franklin 146
212. Spider Bennett 145
213. Roger Brown 143
214. Mel Nowell 142
215. Mark Olberding 141
216. Don Carlos 140
217. Jim Bradley 133
218. Dennis Grey 132
219. Gary Keller 128
220. Bobby Wilson 127
  Bill Bunting 127
222. Darrell Elston 126
  Joe Hamood 126
224. Ronald Taylor 125
225. Ervin Inniger 124
  George Tinsley 124
227. Bobby Edmonds 123
228. Lionel Billingy 122
229. Riney Lochmann 121
  Bob Lackey 121
231. Don Chaney 119
  Jim Jarvis 119
233. Samuel Robinson 118
234. Howard Bayne 117
235. Jesse Branson 115
236. Keith Swagerty 114
237. Erv Staggs 113
  Bud Olsen 113
239. Tom Workman 111
240. Leland Mitchell 108
241. Richard Clark 106
  Billy Schaeffer 106
243. Bruce Seals 105
244. Kim Hughes 102
245. Jay Miller 100
246. Dewitt Menyard 99
  Dennis Hamilton 99
248. Dallas Thornton 98
  Jerry Pettway 98
250. Scott English 97
  Jerry Harkness 97
  Joe Kennedy 97
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