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 4838
2.Karl Malone* 4524
3.Moses Malone* 4264
4.Russell Westbrook 4256
5.John Stockton* 4244
6.Kobe Bryant* 4010
7.Jason Kidd* 4003
8.Julius Erving* 3940
9.Artis Gilmore* 3926
10.Isiah Thomas* 3682
11.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
12.James Harden 3565
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.Dwyane Wade 3326
21.Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
22.Dwight Howard 3302
23.Allen Iverson* 3262
24.Scottie Pippen* 3257
25.Robert Parish* 3183
26.Kevin Garnett* 3179
27.Mark Jackson 3155
28.Andre Miller 3121
29.Ron Boone 3085
30.Carmelo Anthony 3052
31.Kevin Durant 3042
32.Gary Payton* 3030
33.Clyde Drexler* 2977
34.Michael Jordan* 2924
35.George Gervin* 2909
36.Tony Parker 2865
37.Rod Strickland 2862
38.Alex English* 2821
39.Larry Bird* 2816
40.Bernard King* 2791
41.Chris Paul 2789
42.Charles Oakley 2785
43.Buck Williams 2784
44.Otis Thorpe 2774
45.Shawn Kemp 2766
46.George McGinnis* 2763
47.Ray Allen* 2709
48.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
49.Stephen Curry 2667
50.Terry Porter 2666
51.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
52.Pau Gasol 2638
53.Vince Carter 2590
54.Rajon Rondo 2586
 Jack Sikma* 2586
56.Mitch Richmond* 2579
57.Tom Chambers 2549
58.Stephon Marbury 2547
59.Walter Davis 2541
60.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
61.Kevin Willis 2520
62.Antoine Walker 2504
63.Adrian Dantley* 2503
64.Clifford Robinson 2502
65.Dirk Nowitzki 2494
66.Dan Issel* 2490
67.Tim Hardaway* 2481
68.Kyle Lowry 2479
69.Jamal Crawford 2476
70.Vlade Divac* 2470
71.Juwan Howard 2469
72.Grant Hill* 2459
73.Joe Johnson 2451
74.Latrell Sprewell 2450
75.Dennis Johnson* 2448
76.Sam Cassell 2418
77.David Robinson* 2417
78.Jason Terry 2415
79.Reggie Miller* 2409
80.Deron Williams 2402
81.John Wall 2376
82.Norm Nixon 2368
83.Derek Harper 2334
84.Jrue Holiday 2328
85.Maurice Lucas 2316
86.Chris Mullin* 2315
87.Chris Webber* 2313
88.Baron Davis 2308
89.Mark Aguirre 2306
90.Zach Randolph 2290
91.Maurice Cheeks* 2268
 Detlef Schrempf 2268
93.Kevin Johnson 2258
94.Lamar Odom 2253
95.Sleepy Floyd 2251
 Ron Harper 2251
97.Monta Ellis 2246
98.Andre Iguodala 2231
99.Rudy Gay 2218
100.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
101.Terry Cummings 2200
102.Josh Smith 2197
103.Alvan Adams 2194
104.Jim Jackson 2179
105.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
106.DeMarcus Cousins 2149
107.Glenn Robinson 2147
108.Stephen Jackson 2141
109.Chauncey Billups 2138
110.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
111.Mike Bibby 2134
112.Manu Ginóbili* 2116
 Alvin Robertson 2116
114.Caldwell Jones 2109
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.Elton Brand 2060
122.Mickey Johnson 2050
123.Paul George 2046
124.Damon Stoudamire 2039
125.Damian Lillard 2037
126.Derrick Coleman 2036
127.Steve Francis 2030
128.DeMar DeRozan 2029
 Tracy McGrady* 2029
130.Goran Dragić 2027
131.Mack Calvin 2012
132.Raymond Felton 2008
133.Louie Dampier* 1989
134.Richard Hamilton 1977
135.Ricky Sobers 1973
136.Jeff Hornacek 1971
137.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
138.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
139.Chuck Person 1952
140.Giannis Antetokounmpo 1951
141.Christian Laettner 1932
142.James Edwards 1931
143.Herb Williams 1929
144.Mike Conley 1925
145.Rony Seikaly 1913
146.Mel Daniels* 1911
147.Boris Diaw 1897
148.Lou Williams 1896
149.Kevin McHale* 1893
150.Bill Cartwright 1892
151.Eric Bledsoe 1888
152.Xavier McDaniel 1887
153.Corey Maggette 1874
154.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
155.Dan Roundfield 1870
156.World B. Free 1869
157.Billy Paultz 1860
158.James Worthy* 1859
159.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
160.Danny Manning 1853
161.Nick Van Exel 1850
162.Mo Williams 1849
163.Benoit Benjamin 1847
164.Ralph Simpson 1843
165.Cedric Maxwell 1841
166.Al Harrington 1838
167.Jameer Nelson 1831
168.Rolando Blackman 1829
 Paul Millsap 1829
170.Hersey Hawkins 1828
171.Carlos Boozer 1824
172.David Wesley 1808
173.Chris Bosh* 1807
174.John Lucas 1803
 Jeff Teague 1803
176.Larry Kenon 1800
177.Vern Fleming 1795
178.Metta World Peace 1791
 Billy Knight 1791
180.Mark Price 1790
181.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
182.Jimmy Jones 1783
183.Dale Ellis 1771
184.Kenny Anderson 1769
185.Richard Jefferson 1768
186.Sherman Douglas 1761
187.Allan Houston 1760
 Freddie Lewis 1760
189.Vin Baker 1756
190.Marc Gasol 1755
191.Shawn Marion 1750
192.Avery Johnson 1748
193.Orlando Woolridge 1747
194.Gilbert Arenas 1744
195.Ricky Rubio 1737
196.Tom Gugliotta 1735
197.Kendall Gill 1734
198.Glen Rice 1733
199.Jarrett Jack 1723
200.Armen Gilliam 1722
201.Doug Christie 1721
202.Purvis Short 1720
203.Eddie Johnson 1717
204.Blake Griffin 1715
 Warren Jabali 1715
206.Antawn Jamison 1714
 Steve Smith 1714
208.Derrick McKey 1713
209.Larry Nance 1711
210.Derrick Rose 1710
211.Paul Pressey 1700
212.Kelly Tripucka 1697
213.Rasheed Wallace 1693
214.Nenê 1688
215.Gerald Wilkins 1687
216.Bobby Jones* 1683
217.Devin Harris 1682
218.Brian Shaw 1664
219.Vernon Maxwell 1663
220.David West 1660
221.Tyson Chandler 1656
 Johnny Newman 1656
223.Doc Rivers 1651
224.Mark Olberding 1650
225.Kenny Smith 1649
226.LaSalle Thompson 1646
 Gus Williams 1646
228.LaMarcus Aldridge 1643
 Jason Williams 1643
230.Kyrie Irving 1635
231.Darrell Griffith 1632
232.Rodney Rogers 1631
233.Michael Finley 1629
234.Grant Long 1628
235.Marques Johnson 1627
236.Antonio McDyess 1623
 Spud Webb 1623
238.Darryl Dawkins 1621
239.Gerald Govan 1617
 Kirk Hinrich 1617
241.Bradley Beal 1614
242.Rick Fox 1611
243.Ricky Davis 1606
244.Thaddeus Young 1601
245.Byron Scott 1597
246.Caron Butler 1594
 Bill Laimbeer 1594
248.Truck Robinson 1592
249.Sam Perkins 1586
250.Jamal Mashburn 1585

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.Bill 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 4838
2.Karl Malone* 4524
3.Russell Westbrook 4256
4.John Stockton* 4244
5.Kobe Bryant* 4010
6.Jason Kidd* 4003
7.Moses Malone* 3804
8.Isiah Thomas* 3682
9.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
10.James Harden 3565
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.Dwyane Wade 3326
19.Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
20.Dwight Howard 3302
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.Carmelo Anthony 3052
28.Kevin Durant 3042
29.Gary Payton* 3030
30.Clyde Drexler* 2977
31.Michael Jordan* 2924
32.Tony Parker 2865
33.Rod Strickland 2862
34.Alex English* 2821
35.Larry Bird* 2816
36.Bernard King* 2791
37.Chris Paul 2789
38.Charles Oakley 2785
39.Buck Williams 2784
40.Otis Thorpe 2774
41.Shawn Kemp 2766
42.Ray Allen* 2709
43.Dominique Wilkins* 2669
44.Stephen Curry 2667
45.Terry Porter 2666
46.Jerry Stackhouse 2641
47.Pau Gasol 2638
48.Vince Carter 2590
49.Rajon Rondo 2586
 Jack Sikma* 2586
51.Mitch Richmond* 2579
52.Tom Chambers 2549
53.Stephon Marbury 2547
54.Walter Davis 2541
55.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
56.Kevin Willis 2520
57.Antoine Walker 2504
58.Adrian Dantley* 2503
59.Clifford Robinson 2502
60.Dirk Nowitzki 2494
61.Tim Hardaway* 2481
62.Kyle Lowry 2479
63.Jamal Crawford 2476
64.Vlade Divac* 2470
65.Juwan Howard 2469
66.Grant Hill* 2459
67.Joe Johnson 2451
68.Latrell Sprewell 2450
69.Dennis Johnson* 2448
70.Sam Cassell 2418
71.David Robinson* 2417
72.Jason Terry 2415
73.Reggie Miller* 2409
74.Deron Williams 2402
75.John Wall 2376
76.Norm Nixon 2368
77.Artis Gilmore* 2347
78.Derek Harper 2334
79.Jrue Holiday 2328
80.Julius Erving* 2323
81.Chris Mullin* 2315
82.Chris Webber* 2313
83.Baron Davis 2308
84.Mark Aguirre 2306
85.Zach Randolph 2290
86.Maurice Cheeks* 2268
 Detlef Schrempf 2268
88.Kevin Johnson 2258
89.Lamar Odom 2253
90.Sleepy Floyd 2251
 Ron Harper 2251
92.Monta Ellis 2246
93.Andre Iguodala 2231
94.Rudy Gay 2218
95.Alonzo Mourning* 2209
96.Terry Cummings 2200
97.Josh Smith 2197
98.Alvan Adams 2194
99.Jim Jackson 2179
100.Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
101.DeMarcus Cousins 2149
102.Glenn Robinson 2147
103.Stephen Jackson 2141
104.Chauncey Billups 2138
105.George Gervin* 2137
106.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
107.Mike Bibby 2134
108.Manu Ginóbili* 2116
 Alvin Robertson 2116
110.Mychal Thompson 2104
111.Jalen Rose 2102
112.Ray Williams 2099
113.Joe Dumars* 2084
114.Eddie Johnson 2076
115.Mookie Blaylock 2067
116.Elton Brand 2060
117.Mickey Johnson 2050
118.Paul George 2046
119.Damon Stoudamire 2039
120.Damian Lillard 2037
121.Derrick Coleman 2036
122.Steve Francis 2030
123.DeMar DeRozan 2029
 Tracy McGrady* 2029
125.Goran Dragić 2027
126.Raymond Felton 2008
127.Richard Hamilton 1977
128.Ricky Sobers 1973
129.Jeff Hornacek 1971
130.Joe Barry Carroll 1964
131.Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
132.Chuck Person 1952
133.Giannis Antetokounmpo 1951
134.Christian Laettner 1932
135.James Edwards 1931
136.Herb Williams 1929
137.Mike Conley 1925
138.Rony Seikaly 1913
139.Boris Diaw 1897
140.Lou Williams 1896
141.Kevin McHale* 1893
142.Bill Cartwright 1892
143.Eric Bledsoe 1888
144.Xavier McDaniel 1887
145.Corey Maggette 1874
146.Jermaine O'Neal 1872
147.World B. Free 1869
148.James Worthy* 1859
149.Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
150.Danny Manning 1853
151.Nick Van Exel 1850
152.Mo Williams 1849
153.Benoit Benjamin 1847
154.Cedric Maxwell 1841
155.Al Harrington 1838
156.Jameer Nelson 1831
157.Rolando Blackman 1829
 Paul Millsap 1829
159.Hersey Hawkins 1828
160.Carlos Boozer 1824
161.Maurice Lucas 1810
162.David Wesley 1808
163.Chris Bosh* 1807
164.Dan Roundfield 1806
165.John Lucas 1803
 Jeff Teague 1803
167.Vern Fleming 1795
168.Metta World Peace 1791
169.Mark Price 1790
170.Anfernee Hardaway 1786
171.Dale Ellis 1771
172.Kenny Anderson 1769
173.Richard Jefferson 1768
174.Sherman Douglas 1761
175.Allan Houston 1760
176.Vin Baker 1756
177.Marc Gasol 1755
178.Shawn Marion 1750
179.Avery Johnson 1748
180.Orlando Woolridge 1747
181.Gilbert Arenas 1744
182.Ricky Rubio 1737
183.Tom Gugliotta 1735
184.Kendall Gill 1734
185.Glen Rice 1733
186.Jarrett Jack 1723
187.Armen Gilliam 1722
188.Doug Christie 1721
189.Purvis Short 1720
190.Eddie Johnson 1717
191.Blake Griffin 1715
192.Antawn Jamison 1714
 Steve Smith 1714
194.Derrick McKey 1713
195.Larry Nance 1711
196.Derrick Rose 1710
197.Paul Pressey 1700
198.Kelly Tripucka 1697
199.Rasheed Wallace 1693
200.Nenê 1688
201.Gerald Wilkins 1687
202.Devin Harris 1682
203.Brian Shaw 1664
204.Vernon Maxwell 1663
205.David West 1660
206.Tyson Chandler 1656
 Johnny Newman 1656
208.Doc Rivers 1651
209.Kenny Smith 1649
210.LaSalle Thompson 1646
 Gus Williams 1646
212.LaMarcus Aldridge 1643
 Jason Williams 1643
214.Kyrie Irving 1635
215.Darrell Griffith 1632
216.Rodney Rogers 1631
217.Michael Finley 1629
218.Grant Long 1628
219.Marques Johnson 1627
220.Antonio McDyess 1623
 Spud Webb 1623
222.Darryl Dawkins 1621
223.Kirk Hinrich 1617
224.Bradley Beal 1614
225.Rick Fox 1611
226.Ricky Davis 1606
227.Thaddeus Young 1601
228.Byron Scott 1597
229.Caldwell Jones 1596
230.Caron Butler 1594
 Bill Laimbeer 1594
232.Truck Robinson 1592
233.Sam Perkins 1586
234.Jamal Mashburn 1585
235.Rickey Green 1583
 Jerome Kersey 1583
237.Rik Smits 1579
238.Hedo Türkoğlu 1578
239.Rashard Lewis 1577
240.Rich Kelley 1576
241.Danny Schayes 1572
242.Cliff Robinson 1571
243.Kemba Walker 1570
244.Vinnie Johnson 1569
245.Draymond Green 1568
246.Danny Ainge 1566
 Kevin Love 1566
248.Larry Drew 1565
249.Gerald Henderson 1561
 Mike Miller 1561