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.LeBron James 5211
2.Russell Westbrook 4587
3.Karl Malone* 4524
4.Moses Malone* 4264
5.John Stockton* 4244
6.Kobe Bryant* 4010
7.Jason Kidd* 4003
8.Julius Erving* 3940
9.Artis Gilmore* 3926
10.James Harden 3919
11.Isiah Thomas* 3682
12.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
13.Patrick Ewing* 3537
14.Paul Pierce* 3532
15.Magic Johnson* 3506
16.Reggie Theus 3493
17.Steve Nash* 3478
18.Tim Duncan* 3381
19.Charles Barkley* 3376
20.Kevin Durant 3364
21.Dwyane Wade* 3326
22.Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
23.Dwight Howard 3302
24.Allen Iverson* 3262
25.Scottie Pippen* 3257
26.Robert Parish* 3183
27.Kevin Garnett* 3179
28.Mark Jackson 3155
29.Andre Miller 3121
30.Ron Boone 3085
31.Carmelo Anthony 3052
32.Gary Payton* 3030
33.Stephen Curry 2987
34.Clyde Drexler* 2977
35.Chris Paul 2964
36.Michael Jordan* 2924
37.George Gervin* 2909
38.Tony Parker* 2865
39.Rod Strickland 2862
40.Alex English* 2821
41.Larry Bird* 2816
42.Bernard King* 2791
43.Charles Oakley 2785
44.Buck Williams 2784
45.Otis Thorpe 2774
46.Shawn Kemp 2766
47.George McGinnis* 2763
48.Ray Allen* 2709
49.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
50.Terry Porter 2666
51.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
52.Pau Gasol* 2638
53.Kyle Lowry 2607
54.Jrue Holiday 2596
55.Vince Carter 2590
56.Rajon Rondo 2586
 Jack Sikma* 2586
58.Mitch Richmond* 2579
59.Tom Chambers 2549
60.Stephon Marbury 2547
61.Walter Davis 2541
62.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
63.Kevin Willis 2520
64.Antoine Walker 2504
65.Adrian Dantley* 2503
66.Clifford Robinson 2502
67.Dirk Nowitzki* 2494
68.Dan Issel* 2490
69.Tim Hardaway* 2481
70.Jamal Crawford 2476
71.Vlade Divac* 2470
72.Juwan Howard 2469
73.Grant Hill* 2459
74.Joe Johnson 2451
75.Latrell Sprewell 2450
76.Dennis Johnson* 2448
77.Sam Cassell 2418
78.David Robinson* 2417
79.Jason Terry 2415
80.John Wall 2412
81.Reggie Miller* 2409
82.Deron Williams 2402
83.Giannis Antetokounmpo 2380
84.Damian Lillard 2379
85.Norm Nixon 2368
86.Derek Harper 2334
87.Paul George 2317
88.Maurice Lucas 2316
89.Chris Mullin* 2315
90.Chris Webber* 2313
91.Baron Davis 2308
92.Mark Aguirre 2306
93.Zach Randolph 2290
94.DeMar DeRozan 2274
95.Maurice Cheeks* 2268
 Detlef Schrempf 2268
97.Kevin Johnson 2258
98.Lamar Odom 2253
99.Sleepy Floyd 2251
 Ron Harper 2251
101.Monta Ellis 2246
102.Rudy Gay 2245
103.Andre Iguodala 2240
104.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
105.Terry Cummings 2200
106.Josh Smith 2197
107.Alvan Adams 2194
108.Jim Jackson 2179
109.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
110.DeMarcus Cousins 2149
111.Glenn Robinson 2147
112.Stephen Jackson 2141
113.Chauncey Billups 2138
114.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
115.Mike Bibby 2134
116.Manu Ginóbili* 2116
 Alvin Robertson 2116
118.Caldwell Jones 2109
119.Mike Conley 2105
120.Mychal Thompson 2104
121.Jalen Rose 2102
122.Ray Williams 2099
123.Joe Dumars* 2084
124.Eddie Johnson 2076
125.Mookie Blaylock 2067
126.Goran Dragić 2064
127.Elton Brand 2060
128.Mickey Johnson 2050
129.Damon Stoudamire 2039
130.Derrick Coleman 2036
131.Steve Francis 2030
132.Tracy McGrady* 2029
133.Mack Calvin 2012
134.Raymond Felton 2008
135.Louie Dampier* 1989
136.Richard Hamilton 1977
137.Ricky Sobers 1973
138.Jeff Hornacek 1971
139.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
140.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
141.Chuck Person 1952
142.Nikola Jokić 1946
143.Christian Laettner 1932
144.James Edwards 1931
145.Herb Williams 1929
146.Rony Seikaly 1913
147.Mel Daniels* 1911
148.Boris Diaw 1897
149.Lou Williams 1896
150.Kevin McHale* 1893
151.Bill Cartwright 1892
152.Eric Bledsoe 1888
153.Xavier McDaniel 1887
154.Corey Maggette 1874
155.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
156.Dan Roundfield 1870
157.World B. Free 1869
158.Billy Paultz 1860
159.James Worthy* 1859
160.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
161.Draymond Green 1853
 Danny Manning 1853
163.Nick Van Exel 1850
164.Mo Williams 1849
165.Benoit Benjamin 1847
166.Ralph Simpson 1843
167.Cedric Maxwell 1841
168.Bradley Beal 1839
169.Al Harrington 1838
170.Kyrie Irving 1832
171.Jameer Nelson 1831
172.Rolando Blackman 1829
 Paul Millsap 1829
174.Hersey Hawkins 1828
175.Carlos Boozer 1824
176.Devin Booker 1815
177.David Wesley 1808
178.Chris Bosh* 1807
179.John Lucas 1803
 Jeff Teague 1803
181.Larry Kenon 1800
182.Julius Randle 1798
183.Vern Fleming 1795
184.Metta World Peace 1791
 Billy Knight 1791
186.Mark Price 1790
187.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
188.Jimmy Jones 1783
189.Dale Ellis 1771
190.Kenny Anderson 1769
191.Richard Jefferson 1768
 Ricky Rubio 1768
193.Sherman Douglas 1761
194.Allan Houston 1760
 Freddie Lewis 1760
196.Vin Baker 1756
197.Marc Gasol 1755
198.Shawn Marion 1750
199.Avery Johnson 1748
200.Orlando Woolridge 1747
201.Derrick Rose 1746
202.Gilbert Arenas 1744
 Dennis Schröder 1744
204.Tom Gugliotta 1735
205.Kendall Gill 1734
206.Glen Rice 1733
207.Blake Griffin 1732
208.Jarrett Jack 1723
209.Armen Gilliam 1722
210.Doug Christie 1721
211.Purvis Short 1720
212.Eddie Johnson 1717
213.Warren Jabali 1715
214.Antawn Jamison 1714
 Steve Smith 1714
216.Derrick McKey 1713
217.Larry Nance 1711
218.Paul Pressey 1700
219.Kelly Tripucka 1697
220.Trae Young 1696
221.Rasheed Wallace 1693
222.Nenê 1688
223.Gerald Wilkins 1687
224.Bobby Jones* 1683
225.Devin Harris 1682
226.Brook Lopez 1667
227.Kevin Love 1665
228.Brian Shaw 1664
229.Vernon Maxwell 1663
230.David West 1660
231.Tyson Chandler 1656
 Johnny Newman 1656
233.Doc Rivers 1651
234.Mark Olberding 1650
235.Kenny Smith 1649
236.Eric Gordon 1648
237.LaSalle Thompson 1646
 Gus Williams 1646
239.LaMarcus Aldridge 1643
 Jason Williams 1643
241.Thaddeus Young 1641
242.Nicolas Batum 1632
 Darrell Griffith 1632
244.Rodney Rogers 1631
245.Michael Finley 1629
246.Grant Long 1628
247.Marques Johnson 1627
248.Antonio McDyess 1623
 Spud Webb 1623
250.Darryl Dawkins 1621

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.Cincy 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.Charlie Williams 1048
39.Bob Verga 991
40.Walt Simon 986
41.Joe Caldwell 975
42.Bill Keller 970
43.George Lehmann 960
44.George Thompson 954
45.Doug Moe 940
 Larry Miller 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.Randy 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.Ron Franz 762
62.Steve 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.Don Sidle 604
79.Dave Twardzik 599
80.Bird Averitt 590
81.Art Becker 585
82.Randy Denton 581
83.Ollie Taylor 580
84.Jeff Congdon 579
85.Larry Cannon 578
86.Wayne Hightower 572
87.Dave Robisch 571
88.Swen Nater 555
89.Frank Card 552
90.Charlie Beasley 542
91.John Williamson 541
92.Merv 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.Andy 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.Ben Warley 250
 David Thompson* 250
164.John Barnhill 248
165.Tommie Bowens 245
166.Jimmy Rayl 243
167.Al Skinner 237
168.Ron Thomas 234
169.Billy McGill 233
170.Rich Niemann 225
171.Barry Leibowitz 224
172.Will Frazier 221
173.Billy Shepherd 219
174.Jim Caldwell 218
175.Dan Anderson 212
 Charles Edge 212
177.Steve 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.Les Selvage 196
185.Larry Bunce 192
 Ray Scott 192
187.John Fairchild 185
 Larry Finch 185
189.Bobby Rascoe 181
 Dennis Wuycik 181
 Ticky Burden 181
192.Walt Piatkowski 178
 Pat McFarland 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.Steve Vacendak 158
203.Kendall Rhine 155
204.Al Tucker 154
205.Al Cueto 152
206.Leary Lentz 151
 Jimmy Foster 151
208.Tom Thacker 149
209.Barry Orms 148
210.Johnny Baum 147
211.Bill 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.Joe Hamood 126
 Darrell Elston 126
224.Ron 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.Jim Jarvis 119
 Don Chaney 119
233.Sam Robinson 118
234.Howard Bayne 117
235.Jesse Branson 115
236.Keith Swagerty 114
237.Bud Olsen 113
 Erv Staggs 113
239.Tom Workman 111
240.Leland Mitchell 108
241.Dick 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.Jerry Pettway 98
 Dallas Thornton 98
250.Jerry Harkness 97
 Joe Kennedy 97
 Scott English 97

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player TOV
1.LeBron James 5211
2.Russell Westbrook 4587
3.Karl Malone* 4524
4.John Stockton* 4244
5.Kobe Bryant* 4010
6.Jason Kidd* 4003
7.James Harden 3919
8.Moses Malone* 3804
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.Kevin Durant 3364
19.Dwyane Wade* 3326
20.Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
21.Dwight Howard 3302
22.Allen Iverson* 3262
23.Scottie Pippen* 3257
24.Robert Parish* 3183
25.Kevin Garnett* 3179
26.Mark Jackson 3155
27.Andre Miller 3121
28.Carmelo Anthony 3052
29.Gary Payton* 3030
30.Stephen Curry 2987
31.Clyde Drexler* 2977
32.Chris Paul 2964
33.Michael Jordan* 2924
34.Tony Parker* 2865
35.Rod Strickland 2862
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.Ray Allen* 2709
44.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
45.Terry Porter 2666
46.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
47.Pau Gasol* 2638
48.Kyle Lowry 2607
49.Jrue Holiday 2596
50.Vince Carter 2590
51.Rajon Rondo 2586
 Jack Sikma* 2586
53.Mitch Richmond* 2579
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.Dirk Nowitzki* 2494
63.Tim Hardaway* 2481
64.Jamal Crawford 2476
65.Vlade Divac* 2470
66.Juwan Howard 2469
67.Grant Hill* 2459
68.Joe Johnson 2451
69.Latrell Sprewell 2450
70.Dennis Johnson* 2448
71.Sam Cassell 2418
72.David Robinson* 2417
73.Jason Terry 2415
74.John Wall 2412
75.Reggie Miller* 2409
76.Deron Williams 2402
77.Giannis Antetokounmpo 2380
78.Damian Lillard 2379
79.Norm Nixon 2368
80.Artis Gilmore* 2347
81.Derek Harper 2334
82.Julius Erving* 2323
83.Paul George 2317
84.Chris Mullin* 2315
85.Chris Webber* 2313
86.Baron Davis 2308
87.Mark Aguirre 2306
88.Zach Randolph 2290
89.DeMar DeRozan 2274
90.Maurice Cheeks* 2268
 Detlef Schrempf 2268
92.Kevin Johnson 2258
93.Lamar Odom 2253
94.Sleepy Floyd 2251
 Ron Harper 2251
96.Monta Ellis 2246
97.Rudy Gay 2245
98.Andre Iguodala 2240
99.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
100.Terry Cummings 2200
101.Josh Smith 2197
102.Alvan Adams 2194
103.Jim Jackson 2179
104.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
105.DeMarcus Cousins 2149
106.Glenn Robinson 2147
107.Stephen Jackson 2141
108.Chauncey Billups 2138
109.George Gervin* 2137
110.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
111.Mike Bibby 2134
112.Manu Ginóbili* 2116
 Alvin Robertson 2116
114.Mike Conley 2105
115.Mychal Thompson 2104
116.Jalen Rose 2102
117.Ray Williams 2099
118.Joe Dumars* 2084
119.Eddie Johnson 2076
120.Mookie Blaylock 2067
121.Goran Dragić 2064
122.Elton Brand 2060
123.Mickey Johnson 2050
124.Damon Stoudamire 2039
125.Derrick Coleman 2036
126.Steve Francis 2030
127.Tracy McGrady* 2029
128.Raymond Felton 2008
129.Richard Hamilton 1977
130.Ricky Sobers 1973
131.Jeff Hornacek 1971
132.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
133.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
134.Chuck Person 1952
135.Nikola Jokić 1946
136.Christian Laettner 1932
137.James Edwards 1931
138.Herb Williams 1929
139.Rony Seikaly 1913
140.Boris Diaw 1897
141.Lou Williams 1896
142.Kevin McHale* 1893
143.Bill Cartwright 1892
144.Eric Bledsoe 1888
145.Xavier McDaniel 1887
146.Corey Maggette 1874
147.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
148.World B. Free 1869
149.James Worthy* 1859
150.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
151.Draymond Green 1853
 Danny Manning 1853
153.Nick Van Exel 1850
154.Mo Williams 1849
155.Benoit Benjamin 1847
156.Cedric Maxwell 1841
157.Bradley Beal 1839
158.Al Harrington 1838
159.Kyrie Irving 1832
160.Jameer Nelson 1831
161.Rolando Blackman 1829
 Paul Millsap 1829
163.Hersey Hawkins 1828
164.Carlos Boozer 1824
165.Devin Booker 1815
166.Maurice Lucas 1810
167.David Wesley 1808
168.Chris Bosh* 1807
169.Dan Roundfield 1806
170.John Lucas 1803
 Jeff Teague 1803
172.Julius Randle 1798
173.Vern Fleming 1795
174.Metta World Peace 1791
175.Mark Price 1790
176.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
177.Dale Ellis 1771
178.Kenny Anderson 1769
179.Richard Jefferson 1768
 Ricky Rubio 1768
181.Sherman Douglas 1761
182.Allan Houston 1760
183.Vin Baker 1756
184.Marc Gasol 1755
185.Shawn Marion 1750
186.Avery Johnson 1748
187.Orlando Woolridge 1747
188.Derrick Rose 1746
189.Gilbert Arenas 1744
 Dennis Schröder 1744
191.Tom Gugliotta 1735
192.Kendall Gill 1734
193.Glen Rice 1733
194.Blake Griffin 1732
195.Jarrett Jack 1723
196.Armen Gilliam 1722
197.Doug Christie 1721
198.Purvis Short 1720
199.Eddie Johnson 1717
200.Antawn Jamison 1714
 Steve Smith 1714
202.Derrick McKey 1713
203.Larry Nance 1711
204.Paul Pressey 1700
205.Kelly Tripucka 1697
206.Trae Young 1696
207.Rasheed Wallace 1693
208.Nenê 1688
209.Gerald Wilkins 1687
210.Devin Harris 1682
211.Brook Lopez 1667
212.Kevin Love 1665
213.Brian Shaw 1664
214.Vernon Maxwell 1663
215.David West 1660
216.Tyson Chandler 1656
 Johnny Newman 1656
218.Doc Rivers 1651
219.Kenny Smith 1649
220.Eric Gordon 1648
221.LaSalle Thompson 1646
 Gus Williams 1646
223.LaMarcus Aldridge 1643
 Jason Williams 1643
225.Thaddeus Young 1641
226.Nicolas Batum 1632
 Darrell Griffith 1632
228.Rodney Rogers 1631
229.Michael Finley 1629
230.Grant Long 1628
231.Marques Johnson 1627
232.Antonio McDyess 1623
 Spud Webb 1623
234.Darryl Dawkins 1621
235.Kirk Hinrich 1617
236.Rick Fox 1611
237.Ricky Davis 1606
238.Luka Dončić 1598
239.Gordon Hayward 1597
 Byron Scott 1597
241.Caldwell Jones 1596
242.Caron Butler 1594
 Bill Laimbeer 1594
244.Truck Robinson 1592
245.Sam Perkins 1586
246.Jamal Mashburn 1585
247.Rickey Green 1583
 Jerome Kersey 1583
249.Rik Smits 1579
250.Hedo Türkoğlu 1578