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.LeBron James 4487
3.Moses Malone* 4264
4.John Stockton* 4244
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.Russell Westbrook 3622
12.Patrick Ewing* 3537
13.Paul Pierce 3532
14.Magic Johnson* 3506
15.Reggie Theus 3493
16.Steve Nash* 3478
17.Tim Duncan* 3381
18.Charles Barkley* 3376
19.Dwyane Wade 3326
20.Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
21.Allen Iverson* 3262
22.Scottie Pippen* 3257
23.Robert Parish* 3183
24.Kevin Garnett* 3179
25.Dwight Howard 3177
26.Mark Jackson 3155
27.James Harden 3141
28.Andre Miller 3121
29.Ron Boone 3085
30.Gary Payton* 3030
31.Clyde Drexler* 2977
32.Carmelo Anthony 2943
33.Michael Jordan* 2924
34.George Gervin* 2909
35.Tony Parker 2865
36.Rod Strickland 2862
37.Alex English* 2821
38.Larry Bird* 2816
39.Bernard King* 2791
40.Charles Oakley 2785
41.Buck Williams 2784
42.Otis Thorpe 2774
43.Shawn Kemp 2766
44.George McGinnis* 2763
45.Ray Allen* 2709
46.Kevin Durant 2701
47.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
48.Terry Porter 2666
49.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
50.Pau Gasol 2638
51.Vince Carter 2590
52.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.Chris Paul 2499
63.Dirk Nowitzki 2494
64.Dan Issel* 2490
65.Tim Hardaway 2481
66.Jamal Crawford 2476
67.Vlade Divac* 2470
68.Juwan Howard 2469
69.Grant Hill* 2459
70.Joe Johnson 2451
71.Latrell Sprewell 2450
 Rajon Rondo 2450
73.Dennis Johnson* 2448
74.Sam Cassell 2418
75.David Robinson* 2417
76.Jason Terry 2415
77.Reggie Miller* 2409
78.Deron Williams 2402
79.Norm Nixon 2368
80.Derek Harper 2334
81.Maurice Lucas 2316
82.Chris Mullin* 2315
83.Chris Webber 2313
84.Baron Davis 2308
85.Mark Aguirre 2306
86.Zach Randolph 2290
87.Maurice Cheeks* 2268
 Detlef Schrempf 2268
89.Kevin Johnson 2258
90.Lamar Odom 2253
91.Sleepy Floyd 2251
 Ron Harper 2251
93.Monta Ellis 2246
94.Stephen Curry 2233
95.John Wall 2216
96.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
97.Terry Cummings 2200
98.Josh Smith 2197
99.Alvan Adams 2194
100.Jim Jackson 2179
101.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
102.Kyle Lowry 2166
103.Andre Iguodala 2153
104.Glenn Robinson 2147
105.Stephen Jackson 2141
106.Chauncey Billups 2138
107.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
108.Mike Bibby 2134
109.Manu Ginóbili 2116
 Alvin Robertson 2116
111.Rudy Gay 2114
112.Caldwell Jones 2109
113.Mychal Thompson 2104
114.Jalen Rose 2102
115.Ray Williams 2099
116.Joe Dumars* 2084
117.Eddie Johnson 2076
118.Mookie Blaylock 2067
119.Elton Brand 2060
120.Mickey Johnson 2050
121.Damon Stoudamire 2039
122.Derrick Coleman 2036
123.Steve Francis 2030
124.Tracy McGrady* 2029
125.DeMarcus Cousins 2023
126.Mack Calvin 2012
127.Raymond Felton 2008
128.Louie Dampier* 1989
 Jrue Holiday 1989
130.Richard Hamilton 1977
131.Ricky Sobers 1973
132.Jeff Hornacek 1971
133.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
134.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
135.Chuck Person 1952
136.Christian Laettner 1932
137.James Edwards 1931
138.Herb Williams 1929
139.Rony Seikaly 1913
140.Mel Daniels* 1911
141.Boris Diaw 1897
142.Kevin McHale* 1893
143.Bill Cartwright 1892
144.Goran Dragić 1887
 Xavier McDaniel 1887
146.Corey Maggette 1874
147.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
148.Dan Roundfield 1870
149.World B. Free 1869
150.Billy Paultz 1860
151.James Worthy* 1859
152.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
153.Danny Manning 1853
154.Nick Van Exel 1850
155.Mo Williams 1849
156.Benoit Benjamin 1847
157.Ralph Simpson 1843
158.Cedric Maxwell 1841
159.Al Harrington 1838
160.Jameer Nelson 1831
161.Rolando Blackman 1829
162.Hersey Hawkins 1828
163.Carlos Boozer 1824
164.David Wesley 1808
165.Chris Bosh 1807
166.John Lucas 1803
167.Larry Kenon 1800
168.Vern Fleming 1795
169.Metta World Peace 1791
 Billy Knight 1791
171.Mark Price 1790
172.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
173.Jimmy Jones 1783
174.Paul Millsap 1777
175.Dale Ellis 1771
176.Kenny Anderson 1769
177.Richard Jefferson 1768
178.Sherman Douglas 1761
179.Allan Houston 1760
 Freddie Lewis 1760
181.Lou Williams 1758
182.Vin Baker 1756
183.Damian Lillard 1755
184.Jeff Teague 1754
185.Shawn Marion 1750
186.Avery Johnson 1748
187.Orlando Woolridge 1747
 Paul George 1747
189.Gilbert Arenas 1744
190.Tom Gugliotta 1735
191.Kendall Gill 1734
192.Glen Rice 1733
193.Jarrett Jack 1723
194.Marc Gasol 1722
 Armen Gilliam 1722
196.Doug Christie 1721
197.Purvis Short 1720
198.Eddie Johnson 1717
199.Warren Jabali 1715
200.Steve Smith 1714
 Antawn Jamison 1714
202.Mike Conley 1713
 Derrick McKey 1713
204.Larry Nance 1711
 DeMar DeRozan 1711
206.Paul Pressey 1700
207.Kelly Tripucka 1697
208.Rasheed Wallace 1693
209.Nenê Hilário 1688
210.Gerald Wilkins 1687
211.Eric Bledsoe 1685
212.Bobby Jones* 1683
213.Devin Harris 1682
214.Brian Shaw 1664
215.Vernon Maxwell 1663
216.David West 1660
217.Tyson Chandler 1656
 Johnny Newman 1656
219.Doc Rivers 1651
220.Mark Olberding 1650
221.Kenny Smith 1649
222.Gus Williams 1646
 LaSalle Thompson 1646
224.Jason Williams 1643
225.Blake Griffin 1638
226.Darrell Griffith 1632
227.Rodney Rogers 1631
228.Michael Finley 1629
229.Grant Long 1628
230.Marques Johnson 1627
231.Spud Webb 1623
 Antonio McDyess 1623
233.Darryl Dawkins 1621
234.Gerald Govan 1617
 Kirk Hinrich 1617
236.Rick Fox 1611
237.Ricky Davis 1606
238.Derrick Rose 1601
239.Byron Scott 1597
240.Bill Laimbeer 1594
 Caron Butler 1594
242.Truck Robinson 1592
243.LaMarcus Aldridge 1587
244.Sam Perkins 1586
245.Jamal Mashburn 1585
246.Rickey Green 1583
 James Silas 1583
 Jerome Kersey 1583
249.Rik Smits 1579
250.Hedo Türkoğlu 1578

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.Ben Warley 250
 David Thompson* 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

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player TOV
1.Karl Malone* 4524
2.LeBron James 4487
3.John Stockton* 4244
4.Kobe Bryant* 4010
5.Jason Kidd* 4003
6.Moses Malone* 3804
7.Isiah Thomas* 3682
8.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
9.Russell Westbrook 3622
10.Patrick Ewing* 3537
11.Paul Pierce 3532
12.Magic Johnson* 3506
13.Reggie Theus 3493
14.Steve Nash* 3478
15.Tim Duncan* 3381
16.Charles Barkley* 3376
17.Dwyane Wade 3326
18.Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
19.Allen Iverson* 3262
20.Scottie Pippen* 3257
21.Robert Parish* 3183
22.Kevin Garnett* 3179
23.Dwight Howard 3177
24.Mark Jackson 3155
25.James Harden 3141
26.Andre Miller 3121
27.Gary Payton* 3030
28.Clyde Drexler* 2977
29.Carmelo Anthony 2943
30.Michael Jordan* 2924
31.Tony Parker 2865
32.Rod Strickland 2862
33.Alex English* 2821
34.Larry Bird* 2816
35.Bernard King* 2791
36.Charles Oakley 2785
37.Buck Williams 2784
38.Otis Thorpe 2774
39.Shawn Kemp 2766
40.Ray Allen* 2709
41.Kevin Durant 2701
42.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
43.Terry Porter 2666
44.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
45.Pau Gasol 2638
46.Vince Carter 2590
47.Jack Sikma* 2586
48.Mitch Richmond* 2579
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.Chris Paul 2499
58.Dirk Nowitzki 2494
59.Tim Hardaway 2481
60.Jamal Crawford 2476
61.Vlade Divac* 2470
62.Juwan Howard 2469
63.Grant Hill* 2459
64.Joe Johnson 2451
65.Rajon Rondo 2450
 Latrell Sprewell 2450
67.Dennis Johnson* 2448
68.Sam Cassell 2418
69.David Robinson* 2417
70.Jason Terry 2415
71.Reggie Miller* 2409
72.Deron Williams 2402
73.Norm Nixon 2368
74.Artis Gilmore* 2347
75.Derek Harper 2334
76.Julius Erving* 2323
77.Chris Mullin* 2315
78.Chris Webber 2313
79.Baron Davis 2308
80.Mark Aguirre 2306
81.Zach Randolph 2290
82.Maurice Cheeks* 2268
 Detlef Schrempf 2268
84.Kevin Johnson 2258
85.Lamar Odom 2253
86.Sleepy Floyd 2251
 Ron Harper 2251
88.Monta Ellis 2246
89.Stephen Curry 2233
90.John Wall 2216
91.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
92.Terry Cummings 2200
93.Josh Smith 2197
94.Alvan Adams 2194
95.Jim Jackson 2179
96.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
97.Kyle Lowry 2166
98.Andre Iguodala 2153
99.Glenn Robinson 2147
100.Stephen Jackson 2141
101.Chauncey Billups 2138
102.George Gervin* 2137
103.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
104.Mike Bibby 2134
105.Alvin Robertson 2116
 Manu Ginóbili 2116
107.Rudy Gay 2114
108.Mychal Thompson 2104
109.Jalen Rose 2102
110.Ray Williams 2099
111.Joe Dumars* 2084
112.Eddie Johnson 2076
113.Mookie Blaylock 2067
114.Elton Brand 2060
115.Mickey Johnson 2050
116.Damon Stoudamire 2039
117.Derrick Coleman 2036
118.Steve Francis 2030
119.Tracy McGrady* 2029
120.DeMarcus Cousins 2023
121.Raymond Felton 2008
122.Jrue Holiday 1989
123.Richard Hamilton 1977
124.Ricky Sobers 1973
125.Jeff Hornacek 1971
126.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
127.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
128.Chuck Person 1952
129.Christian Laettner 1932
130.James Edwards 1931
131.Herb Williams 1929
132.Rony Seikaly 1913
133.Boris Diaw 1897
134.Kevin McHale* 1893
135.Bill Cartwright 1892
136.Goran Dragić 1887
 Xavier McDaniel 1887
138.Corey Maggette 1874
139.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
140.World B. Free 1869
141.James Worthy* 1859
142.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
143.Danny Manning 1853
144.Nick Van Exel 1850
145.Mo Williams 1849
146.Benoit Benjamin 1847
147.Cedric Maxwell 1841
148.Al Harrington 1838
149.Jameer Nelson 1831
150.Rolando Blackman 1829
151.Hersey Hawkins 1828
152.Carlos Boozer 1824
153.Maurice Lucas 1810
154.David Wesley 1808
155.Chris Bosh 1807
156.Dan Roundfield 1806
157.John Lucas 1803
158.Vern Fleming 1795
159.Metta World Peace 1791
160.Mark Price 1790
161.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
162.Paul Millsap 1777
163.Dale Ellis 1771
164.Kenny Anderson 1769
165.Richard Jefferson 1768
166.Sherman Douglas 1761
167.Allan Houston 1760
168.Lou Williams 1758
169.Vin Baker 1756
170.Damian Lillard 1755
171.Jeff Teague 1754
172.Shawn Marion 1750
173.Avery Johnson 1748
174.Paul George 1747
 Orlando Woolridge 1747
176.Gilbert Arenas 1744
177.Tom Gugliotta 1735
178.Kendall Gill 1734
179.Glen Rice 1733
180.Jarrett Jack 1723
181.Armen Gilliam 1722
 Marc Gasol 1722
183.Doug Christie 1721
184.Purvis Short 1720
185.Eddie Johnson 1717
186.Antawn Jamison 1714
 Steve Smith 1714
188.Derrick McKey 1713
 Mike Conley 1713
190.Larry Nance 1711
 DeMar DeRozan 1711
192.Paul Pressey 1700
193.Kelly Tripucka 1697
194.Rasheed Wallace 1693
195.Nenê Hilário 1688
196.Gerald Wilkins 1687
197.Eric Bledsoe 1685
198.Devin Harris 1682
199.Brian Shaw 1664
200.Vernon Maxwell 1663
201.David West 1660
202.Tyson Chandler 1656
 Johnny Newman 1656
204.Doc Rivers 1651
205.Kenny Smith 1649
206.Gus Williams 1646
 LaSalle Thompson 1646
208.Jason Williams 1643
209.Blake Griffin 1638
210.Darrell Griffith 1632
211.Rodney Rogers 1631
212.Michael Finley 1629
213.Grant Long 1628
214.Marques Johnson 1627
215.Spud Webb 1623
 Antonio McDyess 1623
217.Darryl Dawkins 1621
218.Kirk Hinrich 1617
219.Rick Fox 1611
220.Ricky Davis 1606
221.Derrick Rose 1601
222.Byron Scott 1597
223.Caldwell Jones 1596
224.Bill Laimbeer 1594
 Caron Butler 1594
226.Truck Robinson 1592
227.LaMarcus Aldridge 1587
228.Sam Perkins 1586
229.Jamal Mashburn 1585
230.Rickey Green 1583
 Jerome Kersey 1583
232.Rik Smits 1579
233.Hedo Türkoğlu 1578
234.Rashard Lewis 1577
235.Rich Kelley 1576
236.Danny Schayes 1572
237.Cliff Robinson 1571
238.Vinnie Johnson 1569
239.Danny Ainge 1566
240.Larry Drew 1565
241.Ricky Rubio 1561
 Gerald Henderson 1561
 Mike Miller 1561
244.Darrell Armstrong 1556
245.John Long 1555
246.Larry Hughes 1554
247.Sidney Moncrief* 1551
 Ben Gordon 1551
249.Anthony Mason 1549
250.Earl Watson 1548