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 4592
2.Karl Malone* 4524
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.Russell Westbrook 3893
10.Isiah Thomas* 3682
11.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
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.Dwight Howard 3255
 James Harden 3255
25.Robert Parish* 3183
26.Kevin Garnett* 3179
27.Mark Jackson 3155
28.Andre Miller 3121
29.Ron Boone 3085
30.Gary Payton* 3030
31.Carmelo Anthony 2993
32.Clyde Drexler* 2977
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.Kevin Durant 2773
44.Shawn Kemp 2766
45.George McGinnis* 2763
46.Ray Allen* 2709
47.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
48.Terry Porter 2666
49.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
50.Pau Gasol 2638
51.Chris Paul 2621
52.Vince Carter 2590
53.Jack Sikma* 2586
54.Mitch Richmond* 2579
55.Tom Chambers 2549
56.Stephon Marbury 2547
57.Walter Davis 2541
58.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
59.Kevin Willis 2520
60.Rajon Rondo 2518
61.Antoine Walker 2504
62.Adrian Dantley* 2503
63.Clifford Robinson 2502
64.Dirk Nowitzki 2494
65.Dan Issel* 2490
66.Tim Hardaway 2481
67.Jamal Crawford 2476
68.Vlade Divac* 2470
69.Juwan Howard 2469
70.Grant Hill* 2459
71.Joe Johnson 2451
72.Latrell Sprewell 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.Stephen Curry 2392
80.Norm Nixon 2368
81.Derek Harper 2334
82.John Wall 2332
83.Maurice Lucas 2316
84.Chris Mullin* 2315
85.Chris Webber* 2313
86.Baron Davis 2308
87.Mark Aguirre 2306
88.Zach Randolph 2290
89.Maurice Cheeks* 2268
 Detlef Schrempf 2268
91.Kevin Johnson 2258
92.Lamar Odom 2253
93.Kyle Lowry 2251
 Sleepy Floyd 2251
 Ron Harper 2251
96.Monta Ellis 2246
97.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
98.Andre Iguodala 2203
99.Terry Cummings 2200
100.Josh Smith 2197
101.Alvan Adams 2194
102.Jim Jackson 2179
103.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
104.Rudy Gay 2161
105.Glenn Robinson 2147
106.Stephen Jackson 2141
107.Chauncey Billups 2138
108.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
109.Mike Bibby 2134
110.Manu Ginóbili 2116
 Alvin Robertson 2116
112.Caldwell Jones 2109
113.Mychal Thompson 2104
114.Jalen Rose 2102
115.Ray Williams 2099
116.Jrue Holiday 2092
117.Joe Dumars* 2084
118.Eddie Johnson 2076
119.Mookie Blaylock 2067
120.DeMarcus Cousins 2064
121.Elton Brand 2060
122.Mickey Johnson 2050
123.Damon Stoudamire 2039
124.Derrick Coleman 2036
125.Steve Francis 2030
126.Tracy McGrady* 2029
127.Mack Calvin 2012
128.Raymond Felton 2008
129.Louie Dampier* 1989
130.Richard Hamilton 1977
131.Ricky Sobers 1973
132.Jeff Hornacek 1971
133.Goran Dragić 1967
134.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
135.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
136.Chuck Person 1952
137.Christian Laettner 1932
138.James Edwards 1931
139.Herb Williams 1929
140.Rony Seikaly 1913
141.Damian Lillard 1912
142.Mel Daniels* 1911
143.Boris Diaw 1897
144.Kevin McHale* 1893
145.Bill Cartwright 1892
146.Xavier McDaniel 1887
147.Corey Maggette 1874
148.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
149.Dan Roundfield 1870
150.World B. Free 1869
151.Paul George 1862
152.Billy Paultz 1860
153.James Worthy* 1859
154.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
155.Lou Williams 1853
 Danny Manning 1853
157.Nick Van Exel 1850
158.Mo Williams 1849
159.Benoit Benjamin 1847
160.Ralph Simpson 1843
161.Cedric Maxwell 1841
162.Al Harrington 1838
163.Jameer Nelson 1831
164.Rolando Blackman 1829
165.Hersey Hawkins 1828
166.Carlos Boozer 1824
167.Paul Millsap 1810
168.David Wesley 1808
169.Chris Bosh* 1807
170.DeMar DeRozan 1805
171.John Lucas 1803
 Jeff Teague 1803
173.Larry Kenon 1800
174.Vern Fleming 1795
175.Metta World Peace 1791
 Billy Knight 1791
177.Mark Price 1790
178.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
179.Jimmy Jones 1783
180.Mike Conley 1777
181.Eric Bledsoe 1772
182.Dale Ellis 1771
183.Kenny Anderson 1769
184.Richard Jefferson 1768
185.Sherman Douglas 1761
186.Allan Houston 1760
 Freddie Lewis 1760
188.Vin Baker 1756
189.Marc Gasol 1755
190.Shawn Marion 1750
191.Avery Johnson 1748
192.Orlando Woolridge 1747
193.Gilbert Arenas 1744
194.Tom Gugliotta 1735
195.Kendall Gill 1734
196.Glen Rice 1733
197.Jarrett Jack 1723
198.Armen Gilliam 1722
199.Doug Christie 1721
200.Purvis Short 1720
201.Eddie Johnson 1717
202.Warren Jabali 1715
203.Steve Smith 1714
 Antawn Jamison 1714
205.Derrick McKey 1713
206.Larry Nance 1711
207.Paul Pressey 1700
208.Kelly Tripucka 1697
209.Rasheed Wallace 1693
210.Nenê Hilário 1688
211.Gerald Wilkins 1687
212.Bobby Jones* 1683
213.Devin Harris 1682
214.Blake Griffin 1679
215.Giannis Antetokounmpo 1665
216.Brian Shaw 1664
217.Vernon Maxwell 1663
218.David West 1660
219.Johnny Newman 1656
 Tyson Chandler 1656
221.Derrick Rose 1654
222.Doc Rivers 1651
223.Mark Olberding 1650
224.Kenny Smith 1649
225.Ricky Rubio 1647
226.Gus Williams 1646
 LaSalle Thompson 1646
228.Jason Williams 1643
229.Darrell Griffith 1632
230.Rodney Rogers 1631
231.Michael Finley 1629
232.Grant Long 1628
233.Marques Johnson 1627
234.Spud Webb 1623
 Antonio McDyess 1623
236.Darryl Dawkins 1621
237.Kirk Hinrich 1617
 Gerald Govan 1617
239.Rick Fox 1611
240.Ricky Davis 1606
241.LaMarcus Aldridge 1599
242.Byron Scott 1597
243.Bill Laimbeer 1594
 Caron Butler 1594
245.Truck Robinson 1592
246.Sam Perkins 1586
247.Jamal Mashburn 1585
248.James Silas 1583
 Jerome Kersey 1583
 Rickey Green 1583

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.LeBron James 4592
2.Karl Malone* 4524
3.John Stockton* 4244
4.Kobe Bryant* 4010
5.Jason Kidd* 4003
6.Russell Westbrook 3893
7.Moses Malone* 3804
8.Isiah Thomas* 3682
9.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
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.Dwight Howard 3255
 James Harden 3255
23.Robert Parish* 3183
24.Kevin Garnett* 3179
25.Mark Jackson 3155
26.Andre Miller 3121
27.Gary Payton* 3030
28.Carmelo Anthony 2993
29.Clyde Drexler* 2977
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.Kevin Durant 2773
40.Shawn Kemp 2766
41.Ray Allen* 2709
42.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
43.Terry Porter 2666
44.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
45.Pau Gasol 2638
46.Chris Paul 2621
47.Vince Carter 2590
48.Jack Sikma* 2586
49.Mitch Richmond* 2579
50.Tom Chambers 2549
51.Stephon Marbury 2547
52.Walter Davis 2541
53.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
54.Kevin Willis 2520
55.Rajon Rondo 2518
56.Antoine Walker 2504
57.Adrian Dantley* 2503
58.Clifford Robinson 2502
59.Dirk Nowitzki 2494
60.Tim Hardaway 2481
61.Jamal Crawford 2476
62.Vlade Divac* 2470
63.Juwan Howard 2469
64.Grant Hill* 2459
65.Joe Johnson 2451
66.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.Stephen Curry 2392
74.Norm Nixon 2368
75.Artis Gilmore* 2347
76.Derek Harper 2334
77.John Wall 2332
78.Julius Erving* 2323
79.Chris Mullin* 2315
80.Chris Webber* 2313
81.Baron Davis 2308
82.Mark Aguirre 2306
83.Zach Randolph 2290
84.Detlef Schrempf 2268
 Maurice Cheeks* 2268
86.Kevin Johnson 2258
87.Lamar Odom 2253
88.Kyle Lowry 2251
 Ron Harper 2251
 Sleepy Floyd 2251
91.Monta Ellis 2246
92.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
93.Andre Iguodala 2203
94.Terry Cummings 2200
95.Josh Smith 2197
96.Alvan Adams 2194
97.Jim Jackson 2179
98.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
99.Rudy Gay 2161
100.Glenn Robinson 2147
101.Stephen Jackson 2141
102.Chauncey Billups 2138
103.George Gervin* 2137
104.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
105.Mike Bibby 2134
106.Manu Ginóbili 2116
 Alvin Robertson 2116
108.Mychal Thompson 2104
109.Jalen Rose 2102
110.Ray Williams 2099
111.Jrue Holiday 2092
112.Joe Dumars* 2084
113.Eddie Johnson 2076
114.Mookie Blaylock 2067
115.DeMarcus Cousins 2064
116.Elton Brand 2060
117.Mickey Johnson 2050
118.Damon Stoudamire 2039
119.Derrick Coleman 2036
120.Steve Francis 2030
121.Tracy McGrady* 2029
122.Raymond Felton 2008
123.Richard Hamilton 1977
124.Ricky Sobers 1973
125.Jeff Hornacek 1971
126.Goran Dragić 1967
127.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
128.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
129.Chuck Person 1952
130.Christian Laettner 1932
131.James Edwards 1931
132.Herb Williams 1929
133.Rony Seikaly 1913
134.Damian Lillard 1912
135.Boris Diaw 1897
136.Kevin McHale* 1893
137.Bill Cartwright 1892
138.Xavier McDaniel 1887
139.Corey Maggette 1874
140.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
141.World B. Free 1869
142.Paul George 1862
143.James Worthy* 1859
144.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
145.Danny Manning 1853
 Lou Williams 1853
147.Nick Van Exel 1850
148.Mo Williams 1849
149.Benoit Benjamin 1847
150.Cedric Maxwell 1841
151.Al Harrington 1838
152.Jameer Nelson 1831
153.Rolando Blackman 1829
154.Hersey Hawkins 1828
155.Carlos Boozer 1824
156.Paul Millsap 1810
 Maurice Lucas 1810
158.David Wesley 1808
159.Chris Bosh* 1807
160.Dan Roundfield 1806
161.DeMar DeRozan 1805
162.John Lucas 1803
 Jeff Teague 1803
164.Vern Fleming 1795
165.Metta World Peace 1791
166.Mark Price 1790
167.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
168.Mike Conley 1777
169.Eric Bledsoe 1772
170.Dale Ellis 1771
171.Kenny Anderson 1769
172.Richard Jefferson 1768
173.Sherman Douglas 1761
174.Allan Houston 1760
175.Vin Baker 1756
176.Marc Gasol 1755
177.Shawn Marion 1750
178.Avery Johnson 1748
179.Orlando Woolridge 1747
180.Gilbert Arenas 1744
181.Tom Gugliotta 1735
182.Kendall Gill 1734
183.Glen Rice 1733
184.Jarrett Jack 1723
185.Armen Gilliam 1722
186.Doug Christie 1721
187.Purvis Short 1720
188.Eddie Johnson 1717
189.Steve Smith 1714
 Antawn Jamison 1714
191.Derrick McKey 1713
192.Larry Nance 1711
193.Paul Pressey 1700
194.Kelly Tripucka 1697
195.Rasheed Wallace 1693
196.Nenê Hilário 1688
197.Gerald Wilkins 1687
198.Devin Harris 1682
199.Blake Griffin 1679
200.Giannis Antetokounmpo 1665
201.Brian Shaw 1664
202.Vernon Maxwell 1663
203.David West 1660
204.Johnny Newman 1656
 Tyson Chandler 1656
206.Derrick Rose 1654
207.Doc Rivers 1651
208.Kenny Smith 1649
209.Ricky Rubio 1647
210.Gus Williams 1646
 LaSalle Thompson 1646
212.Jason Williams 1643
213.Darrell Griffith 1632
214.Rodney Rogers 1631
215.Michael Finley 1629
216.Grant Long 1628
217.Marques Johnson 1627
218.Spud Webb 1623
 Antonio McDyess 1623
220.Darryl Dawkins 1621
221.Kirk Hinrich 1617
222.Rick Fox 1611
223.Ricky Davis 1606
224.LaMarcus Aldridge 1599
225.Byron Scott 1597
226.Caldwell Jones 1596
227.Bill Laimbeer 1594
 Caron Butler 1594
229.Truck Robinson 1592
230.Sam Perkins 1586
231.Jamal Mashburn 1585
232.Jerome Kersey 1583
 Rickey Green 1583
234.Rik Smits 1579
235.Hedo Türkoğlu 1578
236.Rashard Lewis 1577
237.Rich Kelley 1576
238.Danny Schayes 1572
239.Cliff Robinson 1571
240.Vinnie Johnson 1569
241.Danny Ainge 1566
242.Larry Drew 1565
243.Gerald Henderson 1561
 Mike Miller 1561
245.Darrell Armstrong 1556
246.John Long 1555
247.Larry Hughes 1554
248.Ben Gordon 1551
 Sidney Moncrief* 1551
250.Anthony Mason 1549