NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Turnovers

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Turnovers since 1977-78 (1967-68 for ABA)

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player TOV
1.Karl Malone* 4524
2.LeBron James 4336
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.Patrick Ewing* 3537
12.Paul Pierce 3532
13.Magic Johnson* 3506
14.Russell Westbrook 3499
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.Mark Jackson 3155
26.Andre Miller 3121
27.Dwight Howard 3115
28.Ron Boone 3085
29.Gary Payton* 3030
30.Clyde Drexler* 2977
31.James Harden 2968
32.Michael Jordan* 2924
33.George Gervin* 2909
34.Carmelo Anthony 2889
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.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
47.Terry Porter 2666
48.Kevin Durant 2653
49.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
50.Pau Gasol 2638
51.Jack Sikma* 2586
52.Vince Carter 2580
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.Dan Issel* 2490
64.Tim Hardaway 2481
65.Jamal Crawford 2476
66.Vlade Divac* 2470
67.Juwan Howard 2469
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.Rajon Rondo 2411
76.Reggie Miller* 2409
77.Chris Paul 2403
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.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
95.Terry Cummings 2200
96.Josh Smith 2197
97.Alvan Adams 2194
98.John Wall 2191
99.Jim Jackson 2179
100.Stephen Curry 2178
101.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
102.Glenn Robinson 2147
103.Stephen Jackson 2141
104.Chauncey Billups 2138
105.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
106.Mike Bibby 2134
107.Alvin Robertson 2116
 Manu Ginóbili 2116
109.Andre Iguodala 2110
110.Caldwell Jones 2109
111.Mychal Thompson 2104
112.Jalen Rose 2102
113.Ray Williams 2099
114.Joe Dumars* 2084
115.Eddie Johnson 2076
116.Rudy Gay 2071
117.Mookie Blaylock 2067
118.Elton Brand 2060
119.Mickey Johnson 2050
120.Kyle Lowry 2044
121.Damon Stoudamire 2039
122.Derrick Coleman 2036
123.Steve Francis 2030
124.Tracy McGrady* 2029
125.Mack Calvin 2012
126.Raymond Felton 2008
127.DeMarcus Cousins 2000
128.Louie Dampier* 1989
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.Christian Laettner 1932
136.James Edwards 1931
137.Herb Williams 1929
138.Rony Seikaly 1913
139.Mel Daniels* 1911
140.Boris Diaw 1897
141.Jrue Holiday 1895
142.Kevin McHale* 1893
143.Bill Cartwright 1892
144.Xavier McDaniel 1887
145.Corey Maggette 1874
146.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
147.Dan Roundfield 1870
148.World B. Free 1869
149.Billy Paultz 1860
150.James Worthy* 1859
151.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
152.Danny Manning 1853
153.Nick Van Exel 1850
154.Mo Williams 1849
155.Benoit Benjamin 1847
156.Ralph Simpson 1843
157.Cedric Maxwell 1841
158.Al Harrington 1838
159.Jameer Nelson 1831
160.Rolando Blackman 1829
161.Hersey Hawkins 1828
162.Carlos Boozer 1824
163.David Wesley 1808
164.Chris Bosh 1807
165.John Lucas 1803
166.Larry Kenon 1800
167.Goran Dragić 1796
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.Dale Ellis 1771
175.Kenny Anderson 1769
176.Richard Jefferson 1768
177.Sherman Douglas 1761
178.Freddie Lewis 1760
 Allan Houston 1760
180.Vin Baker 1756
181.Shawn Marion 1750
182.Avery Johnson 1748
183.Orlando Woolridge 1747
184.Gilbert Arenas 1744
185.Tom Gugliotta 1735
186.Kendall Gill 1734
187.Glen Rice 1733
188.Paul Millsap 1731
189.Jarrett Jack 1723
190.Armen Gilliam 1722
191.Doug Christie 1721
192.Purvis Short 1720
193.Eddie Johnson 1717
194.Warren Jabali 1715
195.Steve Smith 1714
 Antawn Jamison 1714
197.Derrick McKey 1713
198.Jeff Teague 1711
 Larry Nance 1711
200.Paul Pressey 1700
201.Kelly Tripucka 1697
202.Lou Williams 1695
203.Rasheed Wallace 1693
204.Nenê Hilário 1688
205.Gerald Wilkins 1687
206.Marc Gasol 1686
207.Bobby Jones* 1683
208.Devin Harris 1682
209.Brian Shaw 1664
210.Vernon Maxwell 1663
211.David West 1660
212.Johnny Newman 1656
 Tyson Chandler 1656
214.Doc Rivers 1651
215.Mark Olberding 1650
216.Kenny Smith 1649
217.LaSalle Thompson 1646
 Gus Williams 1646
219.Jason Williams 1643
 Paul George 1643
221.Damian Lillard 1641
222.Mike Conley 1638
 DeMar DeRozan 1638
224.Darrell Griffith 1632
225.Rodney Rogers 1631
226.Michael Finley 1629
227.Grant Long 1628
228.Marques Johnson 1627
229.Antonio McDyess 1623
 Spud Webb 1623
231.Darryl Dawkins 1621
232.Kirk Hinrich 1617
 Gerald Govan 1617
 Blake Griffin 1617
235.Rick Fox 1611
236.Ricky Davis 1606
237.Byron Scott 1597
238.Eric Bledsoe 1594
 Bill Laimbeer 1594
 Caron Butler 1594
241.Truck Robinson 1592
242.Sam Perkins 1586
243.Jamal Mashburn 1585
244.Rickey Green 1583
 James Silas 1583
 Jerome Kersey 1583
247.Rik Smits 1579
248.Hedo Türkoğlu 1578
249.Rashard Lewis 1577
250.Rich Kelley 1576

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 4336
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.Patrick Ewing* 3537
10.Paul Pierce 3532
11.Magic Johnson* 3506
12.Russell Westbrook 3499
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.Mark Jackson 3155
24.Andre Miller 3121
25.Dwight Howard 3115
26.Gary Payton* 3030
27.Clyde Drexler* 2977
28.James Harden 2968
29.Michael Jordan* 2924
30.Carmelo Anthony 2889
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.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
42.Terry Porter 2666
43.Kevin Durant 2653
44.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
45.Pau Gasol 2638
46.Jack Sikma* 2586
47.Vince Carter 2580
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.Dirk Nowitzki 2494
58.Tim Hardaway 2481
59.Jamal Crawford 2476
60.Vlade Divac* 2470
61.Juwan Howard 2469
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.Rajon Rondo 2411
70.Reggie Miller* 2409
71.Chris Paul 2403
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.Detlef Schrempf 2268
 Maurice Cheeks* 2268
84.Kevin Johnson 2258
85.Lamar Odom 2253
86.Sleepy Floyd 2251
 Ron Harper 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.Stephen Curry 2178
96.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
97.Glenn Robinson 2147
98.Stephen Jackson 2141
99.Chauncey Billups 2138
100.George Gervin* 2137
101.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
102.Mike Bibby 2134
103.Alvin Robertson 2116
 Manu Ginóbili 2116
105.Andre Iguodala 2110
106.Mychal Thompson 2104
107.Jalen Rose 2102
108.Ray Williams 2099
109.Joe Dumars* 2084
110.Eddie Johnson 2076
111.Rudy Gay 2071
112.Mookie Blaylock 2067
113.Elton Brand 2060
114.Mickey Johnson 2050
115.Kyle Lowry 2044
116.Damon Stoudamire 2039
117.Derrick Coleman 2036
118.Steve Francis 2030
119.Tracy McGrady* 2029
120.Raymond Felton 2008
121.DeMarcus Cousins 2000
122.Richard Hamilton 1977
123.Ricky Sobers 1973
124.Jeff Hornacek 1971
125.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
126.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
127.Chuck Person 1952
128.Christian Laettner 1932
129.James Edwards 1931
130.Herb Williams 1929
131.Rony Seikaly 1913
132.Boris Diaw 1897
133.Jrue Holiday 1895
134.Kevin McHale* 1893
135.Bill Cartwright 1892
136.Xavier McDaniel 1887
137.Corey Maggette 1874
138.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
139.World B. Free 1869
140.James Worthy* 1859
141.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
142.Danny Manning 1853
143.Nick Van Exel 1850
144.Mo Williams 1849
145.Benoit Benjamin 1847
146.Cedric Maxwell 1841
147.Al Harrington 1838
148.Jameer Nelson 1831
149.Rolando Blackman 1829
150.Hersey Hawkins 1828
151.Carlos Boozer 1824
152.Maurice Lucas 1810
153.David Wesley 1808
154.Chris Bosh 1807
155.Dan Roundfield 1806
156.John Lucas 1803
157.Goran Dragić 1796
158.Vern Fleming 1795
159.Metta World Peace 1791
160.Mark Price 1790
161.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
162.Dale Ellis 1771
163.Kenny Anderson 1769
164.Richard Jefferson 1768
165.Sherman Douglas 1761
166.Allan Houston 1760
167.Vin Baker 1756
168.Shawn Marion 1750
169.Avery Johnson 1748
170.Orlando Woolridge 1747
171.Gilbert Arenas 1744
172.Tom Gugliotta 1735
173.Kendall Gill 1734
174.Glen Rice 1733
175.Paul Millsap 1731
176.Jarrett Jack 1723
177.Armen Gilliam 1722
178.Doug Christie 1721
179.Purvis Short 1720
180.Eddie Johnson 1717
181.Steve Smith 1714
 Antawn Jamison 1714
183.Derrick McKey 1713
184.Jeff Teague 1711
 Larry Nance 1711
186.Paul Pressey 1700
187.Kelly Tripucka 1697
188.Lou Williams 1695
189.Rasheed Wallace 1693
190.Nenê Hilário 1688
191.Gerald Wilkins 1687
192.Marc Gasol 1686
193.Devin Harris 1682
194.Brian Shaw 1664
195.Vernon Maxwell 1663
196.David West 1660
197.Johnny Newman 1656
 Tyson Chandler 1656
199.Doc Rivers 1651
200.Kenny Smith 1649
201.LaSalle Thompson 1646
 Gus Williams 1646
203.Paul George 1643
 Jason Williams 1643
205.Damian Lillard 1641
206.Mike Conley 1638
 DeMar DeRozan 1638
208.Darrell Griffith 1632
209.Rodney Rogers 1631
210.Michael Finley 1629
211.Grant Long 1628
212.Marques Johnson 1627
213.Antonio McDyess 1623
 Spud Webb 1623
215.Darryl Dawkins 1621
216.Blake Griffin 1617
 Kirk Hinrich 1617
218.Rick Fox 1611
219.Ricky Davis 1606
220.Byron Scott 1597
221.Caldwell Jones 1596
222.Bill Laimbeer 1594
 Eric Bledsoe 1594
 Caron Butler 1594
225.Truck Robinson 1592
226.Sam Perkins 1586
227.Jamal Mashburn 1585
228.Jerome Kersey 1583
 Rickey Green 1583
230.Rik Smits 1579
231.Hedo Türkoğlu 1578
232.Rashard Lewis 1577
233.Rich Kelley 1576
234.Danny Schayes 1572
235.Cliff Robinson 1571
236.Vinnie Johnson 1569
237.Danny Ainge 1566
238.Larry Drew 1565
239.Gerald Henderson 1561
 Mike Miller 1561
241.LaMarcus Aldridge 1558
242.Darrell Armstrong 1556
243.John Long 1555
244.Derrick Rose 1554
 Larry Hughes 1554
246.Ben Gordon 1551
 Sidney Moncrief* 1551
248.Anthony Mason 1549
249.Earl Watson 1548
250.Chris Kaman 1544
 Toni Kukoč 1544
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