NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Turnovers

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. Moses Malone* 4264
3. John Stockton* 4244
4. Kobe Bryant 4010
5. Jason Kidd 4003
6. Julius Erving* 3940
7. Artis Gilmore* 3926
8. LeBron James 3697
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. Robert Parish* 3183
22. Kevin Garnett 3179
23. Mark Jackson 3155
24. Andre Miller 3121
25. Ron Boone 3085
26. Dwyane Wade 3053
27. Gary Payton* 3030
28. Clyde Drexler* 2977
29. Michael Jordan* 2924
30. George Gervin* 2909
31. Dwight Howard 2900
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. George McGinnis* 2763
41. Carmelo Anthony 2750
42. Tony Parker 2722
43. Ray Allen 2709
44. Russell Westbrook 2698
45. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
46. Terry Porter 2666
47. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
48. Jack Sikma 2586
49. Mitch Richmond* 2579
50. Tom Chambers 2549
51. Stephon Marbury 2547
52. Pau Gasol 2544
53. Walter Davis 2541
54. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
55. Kevin Willis 2520
56. Antoine Walker 2504
57. Adrian Dantley* 2503
58. Clifford Robinson 2502
59. Dan Issel* 2490
60. Tim Hardaway 2481
61. Vince Carter 2479
62. Vlade Divac 2470
63. Juwan Howard 2469
64. Grant Hill 2459
65. Latrell Sprewell 2450
66. Dennis Johnson* 2448
67. Dirk Nowitzki 2442
68. Sam Cassell 2418
69. David Robinson* 2417
70. Joe Johnson 2412
71. Reggie Miller* 2409
72. Deron Williams 2402
73. Jason Terry 2391
74. Norm Nixon 2368
75. Derek Harper 2334
76. Maurice Lucas 2316
77. Chris Mullin* 2315
78. Chris Webber 2313
79. Jamal Crawford 2309
80. Baron Davis 2308
81. Mark Aguirre 2306
82. Kevin Durant 2275
83. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
85. Kevin Johnson 2258
86. Lamar Odom 2253
87. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
89. Monta Ellis 2246
90. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
91. Zach Randolph 2207
92. Terry Cummings 2200
93. Josh Smith 2197
94. Alvan Adams 2194
95. Jim Jackson 2179
96. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
97. James Harden 2159
98. Glenn Robinson 2147
99. Stephen Jackson 2141
100. Chauncey Billups 2138
101. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
102. Mike Bibby 2134
103. Alvin Robertson 2116
104. Caldwell Jones 2109
105. Mychal Thompson 2104
106. Jalen Rose 2102
107. Ray Williams 2099
108. Joe Dumars* 2084
109. Eddie Johnson 2076
  Rajon Rondo 2076
111. Mookie Blaylock 2067
112. Elton Brand 2060
113. Mickey Johnson 2050
114. Manu Ginobili 2040
115. Damon Stoudamire 2039
116. Derrick Coleman 2036
117. Chris Paul 2030
  Steve Francis 2030
119. Tracy McGrady* 2029
120. Mack Calvin 2012
121. Andre Iguodala 2002
122. Louie Dampier* 1989
123. Richard Hamilton 1977
124. Ricky Sobers 1973
125. Jeff Hornacek 1971
126. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
127. John Wall 1961
128. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
129. Chuck Person 1952
130. Christian Laettner 1932
131. James Edwards 1931
132. Herb Williams 1929
133. Raymond Felton 1927
134. Rony Seikaly 1913
135. Mel Daniels* 1911
136. Boris Diaw 1897
137. Kevin McHale* 1893
138. Bill Cartwright 1892
139. Xavier McDaniel 1887
140. Corey Maggette 1874
141. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
142. Stephen Curry 1871
143. Dan Roundfield 1870
144. World B. Free 1869
145. Billy Paultz 1860
146. James Worthy* 1859
147. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
148. Danny Manning 1853
149. Nick Van Exel 1850
150. Mo Williams 1849
151. Rudy Gay 1848
152. Benoit Benjamin 1847
153. Ralph Simpson 1843
154. Cedric Maxwell 1841
155. Al Harrington 1838
156. Rolando Blackman 1829
157. Hersey Hawkins 1828
158. Carlos Boozer 1824
159. David Wesley 1808
160. Chris Bosh 1807
161. John Lucas 1803
162. Larry Kenon 1800
163. Vern Fleming 1795
164. Jameer Nelson 1793
165. Billy Knight 1791
  Metta World Peace 1791
167. Mark Price 1790
168. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
169. Jimmy Jones 1783
170. DeMarcus Cousins 1779
171. Dale Ellis 1771
172. Kenny Anderson 1769
173. Richard Jefferson 1763
174. Sherman Douglas 1761
175. Allan Houston 1760
  Freddie Lewis 1760
177. Vin Baker 1756
178. Shawn Marion 1750
179. Avery Johnson 1748
180. Orlando Woolridge 1747
181. Gilbert Arenas 1744
182. Tom Gugliotta 1735
183. Kendall Gill 1734
184. Glen Rice 1733
185. Armen Gilliam 1722
186. Doug Christie 1721
187. Purvis Short 1720
188. Eddie Johnson 1717
189. Warren Jabali 1715
190. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
192. Derrick McKey 1713
193. Larry Nance 1711
194. Paul Pressey 1700
195. Kelly Tripucka 1697
196. Rasheed Wallace 1693
197. Gerald Wilkins 1687
198. Bobby Jones 1683
199. Brian Shaw 1664
200. Vernon Maxwell 1663
201. Nene Hilario 1657
202. Johnny Newman 1656
203. Doc Rivers 1651
204. Mark Olberding 1650
205. Kenny Smith 1649
206. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
208. Jason Williams 1643
209. Jarrett Jack 1633
210. Darrell Griffith 1632
211. Rodney Rogers 1631
212. Michael Finley 1629
213. Grant Long 1628
214. Marques Johnson 1627
215. Spud Webb 1623
  Kyle Lowry 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
218. Darryl Dawkins 1621
219. Gerald Govan 1617
  Kirk Hinrich 1617
221. Rick Fox 1611
222. Ricky Davis 1606
223. David West 1600
224. Byron Scott 1597
225. Bill Laimbeer 1594
  Caron Butler 1594
227. Truck Robinson 1592
228. Sam Perkins 1586
229. Jamal Mashburn 1585
230. Jerome Kersey 1583
  James Silas 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
233. Rik Smits 1579
234. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
235. Rashard Lewis 1577
236. Rich Kelley 1576
237. Danny Schayes 1572
238. Cliff Robinson 1571
239. Vinnie Johnson 1569
240. Tyson Chandler 1567
241. Danny Ainge 1566
242. Larry Drew 1565
243. Devin Harris 1563
244. Gerald Henderson 1561
  Mike Miller 1561
246. Darrell Armstrong 1556
247. Paul Millsap 1555
  John Long 1555
249. Larry Hughes 1554
250. Ben Gordon 1551
  Sidney Moncrief 1551

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. John Stockton* 4244
3. Kobe Bryant 4010
4. Jason Kidd 4003
5. Moses Malone* 3804
6. LeBron James 3697
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. Robert Parish* 3183
20. Kevin Garnett 3179
21. Mark Jackson 3155
22. Andre Miller 3121
23. Dwyane Wade 3053
24. Gary Payton* 3030
25. Clyde Drexler* 2977
26. Michael Jordan* 2924
27. Dwight Howard 2900
28. Rod Strickland 2862
29. Alex English* 2821
30. Larry Bird* 2816
31. Bernard King* 2791
32. Charles Oakley 2785
33. Buck Williams 2784
34. Otis Thorpe 2774
35. Shawn Kemp 2766
36. Carmelo Anthony 2750
37. Tony Parker 2722
38. Ray Allen 2709
39. Russell Westbrook 2698
40. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
41. Terry Porter 2666
42. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
43. Jack Sikma 2586
44. Mitch Richmond* 2579
45. Tom Chambers 2549
46. Stephon Marbury 2547
47. Pau Gasol 2544
48. Walter Davis 2541
49. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
50. Kevin Willis 2520
51. Antoine Walker 2504
52. Adrian Dantley* 2503
53. Clifford Robinson 2502
54. Tim Hardaway 2481
55. Vince Carter 2479
56. Vlade Divac 2470
57. Juwan Howard 2469
58. Grant Hill 2459
59. Latrell Sprewell 2450
60. Dennis Johnson* 2448
61. Dirk Nowitzki 2442
62. Sam Cassell 2418
63. David Robinson* 2417
64. Joe Johnson 2412
65. Reggie Miller* 2409
66. Deron Williams 2402
67. Jason Terry 2391
68. Norm Nixon 2368
69. Artis Gilmore* 2347
70. Derek Harper 2334
71. Julius Erving* 2323
72. Chris Mullin* 2315
73. Chris Webber 2313
74. Jamal Crawford 2309
75. Baron Davis 2308
76. Mark Aguirre 2306
77. Kevin Durant 2275
78. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
80. Kevin Johnson 2258
81. Lamar Odom 2253
82. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
84. Monta Ellis 2246
85. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
86. Zach Randolph 2207
87. Terry Cummings 2200
88. Josh Smith 2197
89. Alvan Adams 2194
90. Jim Jackson 2179
91. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
92. James Harden 2159
93. Glenn Robinson 2147
94. Stephen Jackson 2141
95. Chauncey Billups 2138
96. George Gervin* 2137
97. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
98. Mike Bibby 2134
99. Alvin Robertson 2116
100. Mychal Thompson 2104
101. Jalen Rose 2102
102. Ray Williams 2099
103. Joe Dumars* 2084
104. Rajon Rondo 2076
  Eddie Johnson 2076
106. Mookie Blaylock 2067
107. Elton Brand 2060
108. Mickey Johnson 2050
109. Manu Ginobili 2040
110. Damon Stoudamire 2039
111. Derrick Coleman 2036
112. Chris Paul 2030
  Steve Francis 2030
114. Tracy McGrady* 2029
115. Andre Iguodala 2002
116. Richard Hamilton 1977
117. Ricky Sobers 1973
118. Jeff Hornacek 1971
119. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
120. John Wall 1961
121. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
122. Chuck Person 1952
123. Christian Laettner 1932
124. James Edwards 1931
125. Herb Williams 1929
126. Raymond Felton 1927
127. Rony Seikaly 1913
128. Boris Diaw 1897
129. Kevin McHale* 1893
130. Bill Cartwright 1892
131. Xavier McDaniel 1887
132. Corey Maggette 1874
133. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
134. Stephen Curry 1871
135. World B. Free 1869
136. James Worthy* 1859
137. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
138. Danny Manning 1853
139. Nick Van Exel 1850
140. Mo Williams 1849
141. Rudy Gay 1848
142. Benoit Benjamin 1847
143. Cedric Maxwell 1841
144. Al Harrington 1838
145. Rolando Blackman 1829
146. Hersey Hawkins 1828
147. Carlos Boozer 1824
148. Maurice Lucas 1810
149. David Wesley 1808
150. Chris Bosh 1807
151. Dan Roundfield 1806
152. John Lucas 1803
153. Vern Fleming 1795
154. Jameer Nelson 1793
155. Metta World Peace 1791
156. Mark Price 1790
157. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
158. DeMarcus Cousins 1779
159. Dale Ellis 1771
160. Kenny Anderson 1769
161. Richard Jefferson 1763
162. Sherman Douglas 1761
163. Allan Houston 1760
164. Vin Baker 1756
165. Shawn Marion 1750
166. Avery Johnson 1748
167. Orlando Woolridge 1747
168. Gilbert Arenas 1744
169. Tom Gugliotta 1735
170. Kendall Gill 1734
171. Glen Rice 1733
172. Armen Gilliam 1722
173. Doug Christie 1721
174. Purvis Short 1720
175. Eddie Johnson 1717
176. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
178. Derrick McKey 1713
179. Larry Nance 1711
180. Paul Pressey 1700
181. Kelly Tripucka 1697
182. Rasheed Wallace 1693
183. Gerald Wilkins 1687
184. Brian Shaw 1664
185. Vernon Maxwell 1663
186. Nene Hilario 1657
187. Johnny Newman 1656
188. Doc Rivers 1651
189. Kenny Smith 1649
190. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
192. Jason Williams 1643
193. Jarrett Jack 1633
194. Darrell Griffith 1632
195. Rodney Rogers 1631
196. Michael Finley 1629
197. Grant Long 1628
198. Marques Johnson 1627
199. Spud Webb 1623
  Kyle Lowry 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
202. Darryl Dawkins 1621
203. Kirk Hinrich 1617
204. Rick Fox 1611
205. Ricky Davis 1606
206. David West 1600
207. Byron Scott 1597
208. Caldwell Jones 1596
209. Caron Butler 1594
  Bill Laimbeer 1594
211. Truck Robinson 1592
212. Sam Perkins 1586
213. Jamal Mashburn 1585
214. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
216. Rik Smits 1579
217. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
218. Rashard Lewis 1577
219. Rich Kelley 1576
220. Danny Schayes 1572
221. Cliff Robinson 1571
222. Vinnie Johnson 1569
223. Tyson Chandler 1567
224. Danny Ainge 1566
225. Larry Drew 1565
226. Devin Harris 1563
227. Mike Miller 1561
  Gerald Henderson 1561
229. Darrell Armstrong 1556
230. John Long 1555
  Paul Millsap 1555
232. Larry Hughes 1554
233. Ben Gordon 1551
  Sidney Moncrief 1551
235. Anthony Mason 1549
236. Earl Watson 1548
237. Chris Kaman 1544
  Toni Kukoc 1544
239. Jeff Malone 1538
240. Rory Sparrow 1534
241. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
243. Cuttino Mobley 1520
244. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
245. John Bagley 1512
246. Goran Dragic 1511
  Brad Daugherty 1511
248. Mark Olberding 1509
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
250. Eddie Jones 1507

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
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