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. Moses Malone* 4264
3. John Stockton* 4244
4. LeBron James 4012
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. Reggie Theus 3493
15. Steve Nash* 3478
16. Tim Duncan 3381
17. Charles Barkley* 3376
18. Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
19. Allen Iverson* 3262
20. Scottie Pippen* 3257
21. Dwyane Wade 3184
22. Robert Parish* 3183
23. Kevin Garnett 3179
24. Mark Jackson 3155
25. Andre Miller 3121
26. Ron Boone 3085
27. Dwight Howard 3054
28. Russell Westbrook 3030
  Gary Payton* 3030
30. Clyde Drexler* 2977
31. Michael Jordan* 2924
32. George Gervin* 2909
33. Rod Strickland 2862
34. Carmelo Anthony 2832
35. Alex English* 2821
36. Larry Bird* 2816
37. Tony Parker 2806
38. Bernard King* 2791
39. Charles Oakley 2785
40. Buck Williams 2784
41. Otis Thorpe 2774
42. Shawn Kemp 2766
43. George McGinnis* 2763
44. Ray Allen* 2709
45. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
46. Terry Porter 2666
47. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
48. Pau Gasol 2629
49. Jack Sikma 2586
50. Mitch Richmond* 2579
51. Tom Chambers 2549
52. Stephon Marbury 2547
53. Walter Davis 2541
54. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
55. Kevin Willis 2520
56. Vince Carter 2519
57. Antoine Walker 2504
58. Adrian Dantley* 2503
59. Clifford Robinson 2502
60. Dan Issel* 2490
61. Tim Hardaway 2481
62. Dirk Nowitzki 2476
63. Kevin Durant 2473
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. James Harden 2437
71. Sam Cassell 2418
72. David Robinson* 2417
73. Jason Terry 2415
74. Reggie Miller* 2409
75. Deron Williams 2402
76. Jamal Crawford 2389
77. Norm Nixon 2368
78. Derek Harper 2334
79. Maurice Lucas 2316
80. Chris Mullin* 2315
81. Chris Webber 2313
82. Baron Davis 2308
83. Mark Aguirre 2306
84. Zach Randolph 2290
85. Maurice Cheeks* 2268
  Detlef Schrempf 2268
87. Kevin Johnson 2258
88. Lamar Odom 2253
89. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
91. Monta Ellis 2246
  Rajon Rondo 2246
93. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
94. Terry Cummings 2200
95. Josh Smith 2197
96. Alvan Adams 2194
97. Chris Paul 2187
98. Jim Jackson 2179
99. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
100. Glenn Robinson 2147
101. Stephen Jackson 2141
102. Chauncey Billups 2138
103. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
104. Mike Bibby 2134
105. John Wall 2120
106. Alvin Robertson 2116
  Manu Ginobili 2116
108. Caldwell Jones 2109
109. Mychal Thompson 2104
110. Jalen Rose 2102
111. Ray Williams 2099
112. Joe Dumars* 2084
113. Eddie Johnson 2076
114. Andre Iguodala 2073
115. Mookie Blaylock 2067
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. Mack Calvin 2012
123. Stephen Curry 2007
124. Raymond Felton 2001
125. Louie Dampier* 1989
126. Richard Hamilton 1977
127. Ricky Sobers 1973
128. Jeff Hornacek 1971
129. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
130. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
131. Chuck Person 1952
132. Christian Laettner 1932
133. James Edwards 1931
134. Herb Williams 1929
135. DeMarcus Cousins 1928
136. Rony Seikaly 1913
137. Rudy Gay 1912
138. Mel Daniels* 1911
139. Boris Diaw 1897
140. Kevin McHale* 1893
141. Bill Cartwright 1892
142. Xavier McDaniel 1887
143. Corey Maggette 1874
144. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
145. Dan Roundfield 1870
146. World B. Free 1869
147. Billy Paultz 1860
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. Ralph Simpson 1843
155. Cedric Maxwell 1841
156. Al Harrington 1838
157. Jameer Nelson 1831
158. Rolando Blackman 1829
159. Hersey Hawkins 1828
160. Carlos Boozer 1824
161. David Wesley 1808
162. Chris Bosh 1807
  Kyle Lowry 1807
164. John Lucas 1803
165. Larry Kenon 1800
166. Vern Fleming 1795
167. Metta World Peace 1791
  Billy Knight 1791
169. Mark Price 1790
170. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
171. Jimmy Jones 1783
172. Dale Ellis 1771
173. Kenny Anderson 1769
174. Richard Jefferson 1768
175. Sherman Douglas 1761
176. Allan Houston 1760
  Freddie Lewis 1760
178. Vin Baker 1756
179. Shawn Marion 1750
180. Avery Johnson 1748
181. Orlando Woolridge 1747
182. Gilbert Arenas 1744
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. Warren Jabali 1715
192. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
194. Derrick McKey 1713
195. Larry Nance 1711
196. Paul Pressey 1700
197. Kelly Tripucka 1697
198. Rasheed Wallace 1693
199. Gerald Wilkins 1687
200. Bobby Jones 1683
201. Nene Hilario 1677
202. Brian Shaw 1664
203. Vernon Maxwell 1663
204. Goran Dragic 1661
205. David West 1660
206. Johnny Newman 1656
207. Doc Rivers 1651
208. Mark Olberding 1650
209. Kenny Smith 1649
210. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
212. Jason Williams 1643
213. Darrell Griffith 1632
214. Devin Harris 1631
  Rodney Rogers 1631
216. Michael Finley 1629
217. Grant Long 1628
218. Marques Johnson 1627
219. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
221. Jrue Holiday 1622
222. Darryl Dawkins 1621
223. Tyson Chandler 1620
224. Paul Millsap 1619
225. Kirk Hinrich 1617
  Gerald Govan 1617
227. Rick Fox 1611
228. Ricky Davis 1606
229. Byron Scott 1597
230. Caron Butler 1594
  Bill Laimbeer 1594
232. Truck Robinson 1592
233. Sam Perkins 1586
234. Jamal Mashburn 1585
235. Jerome Kersey 1583
  James Silas 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
238. Rik Smits 1579
239. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
240. Rashard Lewis 1577
241. Rich Kelley 1576
242. Danny Schayes 1572
243. Cliff Robinson 1571
244. Vinnie Johnson 1569
245. Danny Ainge 1566
246. Larry Drew 1565
247. Gerald Henderson 1561
  Mike Miller 1561
249. Darrell Armstrong 1556
250. John Long 1555

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. John Stockton* 4244
3. LeBron James 4012
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. Reggie Theus 3493
13. Steve Nash* 3478
14. Tim Duncan 3381
15. Charles Barkley* 3376
16. Shaquille O'Neal* 3310
17. Allen Iverson* 3262
18. Scottie Pippen* 3257
19. Dwyane Wade 3184
20. Robert Parish* 3183
21. Kevin Garnett 3179
22. Mark Jackson 3155
23. Andre Miller 3121
24. Dwight Howard 3054
25. Russell Westbrook 3030
  Gary Payton* 3030
27. Clyde Drexler* 2977
28. Michael Jordan* 2924
29. Rod Strickland 2862
30. Carmelo Anthony 2832
31. Alex English* 2821
32. Larry Bird* 2816
33. Tony Parker 2806
34. Bernard King* 2791
35. Charles Oakley 2785
36. Buck Williams 2784
37. Otis Thorpe 2774
38. Shawn Kemp 2766
39. Ray Allen* 2709
40. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
41. Terry Porter 2666
42. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
43. Pau Gasol 2629
44. Jack Sikma 2586
45. Mitch Richmond* 2579
46. Tom Chambers 2549
47. Stephon Marbury 2547
48. Walter Davis 2541
49. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
50. Kevin Willis 2520
51. Vince Carter 2519
52. Antoine Walker 2504
53. Adrian Dantley* 2503
54. Clifford Robinson 2502
55. Tim Hardaway 2481
56. Dirk Nowitzki 2476
57. Kevin Durant 2473
58. Vlade Divac 2470
59. Juwan Howard 2469
60. Grant Hill* 2459
61. Joe Johnson 2451
62. Latrell Sprewell 2450
63. Dennis Johnson* 2448
64. James Harden 2437
65. Sam Cassell 2418
66. David Robinson* 2417
67. Jason Terry 2415
68. Reggie Miller* 2409
69. Deron Williams 2402
70. Jamal Crawford 2389
71. Norm Nixon 2368
72. Artis Gilmore* 2347
73. Derek Harper 2334
74. Julius Erving* 2323
75. Chris Mullin* 2315
76. Chris Webber 2313
77. Baron Davis 2308
78. Mark Aguirre 2306
79. Zach Randolph 2290
80. Maurice Cheeks* 2268
  Detlef Schrempf 2268
82. Kevin Johnson 2258
83. Lamar Odom 2253
84. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
86. Monta Ellis 2246
  Rajon Rondo 2246
88. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
89. Terry Cummings 2200
90. Josh Smith 2197
91. Alvan Adams 2194
92. Chris Paul 2187
93. Jim Jackson 2179
94. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
95. Glenn Robinson 2147
96. Stephen Jackson 2141
97. Chauncey Billups 2138
98. George Gervin* 2137
99. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
100. Mike Bibby 2134
101. John Wall 2120
102. Alvin Robertson 2116
  Manu Ginobili 2116
104. Mychal Thompson 2104
105. Jalen Rose 2102
106. Ray Williams 2099
107. Joe Dumars* 2084
108. Eddie Johnson 2076
109. Andre Iguodala 2073
110. Mookie Blaylock 2067
111. Elton Brand 2060
112. Mickey Johnson 2050
113. Damon Stoudamire 2039
114. Derrick Coleman 2036
115. Steve Francis 2030
116. Tracy McGrady* 2029
117. Stephen Curry 2007
118. Raymond Felton 2001
119. Richard Hamilton 1977
120. Ricky Sobers 1973
121. Jeff Hornacek 1971
122. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
123. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
124. Chuck Person 1952
125. Christian Laettner 1932
126. James Edwards 1931
127. Herb Williams 1929
128. DeMarcus Cousins 1928
129. Rony Seikaly 1913
130. Rudy Gay 1912
131. Boris Diaw 1897
132. Kevin McHale* 1893
133. Bill Cartwright 1892
134. Xavier McDaniel 1887
135. Corey Maggette 1874
136. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
137. World B. Free 1869
138. James Worthy* 1859
139. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
140. Danny Manning 1853
141. Nick Van Exel 1850
142. Mo Williams 1849
143. Benoit Benjamin 1847
144. Cedric Maxwell 1841
145. Al Harrington 1838
146. Jameer Nelson 1831
147. Rolando Blackman 1829
148. Hersey Hawkins 1828
149. Carlos Boozer 1824
150. Maurice Lucas 1810
151. David Wesley 1808
152. Kyle Lowry 1807
  Chris Bosh 1807
154. Dan Roundfield 1806
155. John Lucas 1803
156. Vern Fleming 1795
157. Metta World Peace 1791
158. Mark Price 1790
159. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
160. Dale Ellis 1771
161. Kenny Anderson 1769
162. Richard Jefferson 1768
163. Sherman Douglas 1761
164. Allan Houston 1760
165. Vin Baker 1756
166. Shawn Marion 1750
167. Avery Johnson 1748
168. Orlando Woolridge 1747
169. Gilbert Arenas 1744
170. Tom Gugliotta 1735
171. Kendall Gill 1734
172. Glen Rice 1733
173. Jarrett Jack 1723
174. Armen Gilliam 1722
175. Doug Christie 1721
176. Purvis Short 1720
177. Eddie Johnson 1717
178. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
180. Derrick McKey 1713
181. Larry Nance 1711
182. Paul Pressey 1700
183. Kelly Tripucka 1697
184. Rasheed Wallace 1693
185. Gerald Wilkins 1687
186. Nene Hilario 1677
187. Brian Shaw 1664
188. Vernon Maxwell 1663
189. Goran Dragic 1661
190. David West 1660
191. Johnny Newman 1656
192. Doc Rivers 1651
193. Kenny Smith 1649
194. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
196. Jason Williams 1643
197. Darrell Griffith 1632
198. Devin Harris 1631
  Rodney Rogers 1631
200. Michael Finley 1629
201. Grant Long 1628
202. Marques Johnson 1627
203. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
205. Jrue Holiday 1622
206. Darryl Dawkins 1621
207. Tyson Chandler 1620
208. Paul Millsap 1619
209. Kirk Hinrich 1617
210. Rick Fox 1611
211. Ricky Davis 1606
212. Byron Scott 1597
213. Caldwell Jones 1596
214. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
216. Truck Robinson 1592
217. Sam Perkins 1586
218. Jamal Mashburn 1585
219. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
221. Rik Smits 1579
222. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
223. Rashard Lewis 1577
224. Rich Kelley 1576
225. Danny Schayes 1572
226. Cliff Robinson 1571
227. Vinnie Johnson 1569
228. Danny Ainge 1566
229. Larry Drew 1565
230. Mike Miller 1561
  Gerald Henderson 1561
232. Darrell Armstrong 1556
233. John Long 1555
234. Larry Hughes 1554
235. Sidney Moncrief 1551
  Ben Gordon 1551
237. Anthony Mason 1549
238. Earl Watson 1548
239. Jeff Teague 1546
240. Chris Kaman 1544
  Toni Kukoc 1544
242. Jeff Malone 1538
243. Rory Sparrow 1534
244. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
246. Cuttino Mobley 1520
247. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
248. Marc Gasol 1512
  John Bagley 1512
250. Brad Daugherty 1511

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. 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. 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. Ed Johnson 421
  Ron Perry 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. Collis Jones 335
  Mike Butler 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. Dan Anderson 212
  Charles Edge 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. Ray Scott 192
  Larry Bunce 192
187. Larry Finch 185
  John Fairchild 185
189. Ticky Burden 181
  Dennis Wuycik 181
  Bobby Rascoe 181
192. Walter Piatkowski 178
  Patrick 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. Stephen 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. 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. Joe Hamood 126
  Darrell Elston 126
224. Ronald Taylor 125
225. George Tinsley 124
  Ervin Inniger 124
227. Bobby Edmonds 123
228. Lionel Billingy 122
229. Riney Lochmann 121
  Bob Lackey 121
231. Jim Jarvis 119
  Don Chaney 119
233. Samuel 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. 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. Jerry Pettway 98
  Dallas Thornton 98
250. Jerry Harkness 97
  Joe Kennedy 97
  Scott English 97
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