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. Isiah Thomas* 3682
9. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
10. LeBron James 3586
11. Patrick Ewing* 3537
12. Paul Pierce 3527
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. Gary Payton* 3030
27. Dwyane Wade 3007
28. Clyde Drexler* 2977
29. Michael Jordan* 2924
30. George Gervin* 2909
31. Rod Strickland 2862
32. Alex English* 2821
33. Larry Bird* 2816
34. Dwight Howard 2809
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 2714
42. Ray Allen 2709
43. Tony Parker 2705
44. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
45. Terry Porter 2666
46. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
47. Jack Sikma 2586
48. Mitch Richmond* 2579
49. Russell Westbrook 2562
50. Tom Chambers 2549
51. Stephon Marbury 2547
52. Walter Davis 2541
53. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
54. Kevin Willis 2520
55. Antoine Walker 2504
56. Adrian Dantley* 2503
  Pau Gasol 2503
58. Clifford Robinson 2502
59. Dan Issel* 2490
60. Tim Hardaway 2481
61. Vlade Divac 2470
62. Juwan Howard 2469
63. Vince Carter 2462
64. Grant Hill 2459
65. Latrell Sprewell 2450
66. Dennis Johnson* 2448
67. Sam Cassell 2418
68. David Robinson* 2417
69. Dirk Nowitzki 2414
70. Reggie Miller* 2409
71. Joe Johnson 2392
72. Jason Terry 2381
73. Deron Williams 2376
74. Norm Nixon 2368
75. Derek Harper 2334
76. Maurice Lucas 2316
77. Chris Mullin* 2315
78. Chris Webber 2313
79. Baron Davis 2308
80. Mark Aguirre 2306
81. Jamal Crawford 2274
82. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
84. Kevin Johnson 2258
85. Lamar Odom 2253
86. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
88. Monta Ellis 2229
89. Kevin Durant 2216
90. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
91. Terry Cummings 2200
92. Josh Smith 2197
93. Alvan Adams 2194
94. Jim Jackson 2179
95. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
96. Zach Randolph 2157
97. Glenn Robinson 2147
98. Stephen Jackson 2141
99. Chauncey Billups 2138
100. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
101. Mike Bibby 2134
102. Alvin Robertson 2116
103. Caldwell Jones 2109
104. Mychal Thompson 2104
105. Jalen Rose 2102
106. Ray Williams 2099
107. Joe Dumars* 2084
108. Eddie Johnson 2076
109. Mookie Blaylock 2067
110. Elton Brand 2060
111. Mickey Johnson 2050
112. Rajon Rondo 2047
113. Damon Stoudamire 2039
114. Derrick Coleman 2036
115. Steve Francis 2030
116. Tracy McGrady 2029
117. James Harden 2018
118. Mack Calvin 2012
119. Manu Ginobili 2000
  Chris Paul 2000
121. Louie Dampier* 1989
122. Andre Iguodala 1985
123. Richard Hamilton 1977
124. Ricky Sobers 1973
125. Jeff Hornacek 1971
126. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
127. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
128. Chuck Person 1952
129. Christian Laettner 1932
130. James Edwards 1931
131. Herb Williams 1929
132. Rony Seikaly 1913
133. Mel Daniels* 1911
134. Raymond Felton 1909
135. Kevin McHale* 1893
136. Bill Cartwright 1892
137. Boris Diaw 1890
138. Xavier McDaniel 1887
139. John Wall 1878
140. Corey Maggette 1874
141. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
142. Dan Roundfield 1870
143. World B. Free 1869
144. Billy Paultz 1860
145. James Worthy* 1859
146. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
147. Danny Manning 1853
148. Nick Van Exel 1850
149. Mo Williams 1849
150. Benoit Benjamin 1847
151. Ralph Simpson 1843
152. Cedric Maxwell 1841
153. Al Harrington 1838
154. Rolando Blackman 1829
155. Hersey Hawkins 1828
156. Carlos Boozer 1824
157. Rudy Gay 1816
158. David Wesley 1808
159. Chris Bosh 1807
160. John Lucas 1803
161. Larry Kenon 1800
162. Vern Fleming 1795
163. Billy Knight 1791
164. Mark Price 1790
165. Metta World Peace 1788
166. Stephen Curry 1786
  Anfernee Hardaway 1786
168. Jimmy Jones 1783
169. Dale Ellis 1771
170. Kenny Anderson 1769
171. Sherman Douglas 1761
172. Allan Houston 1760
  Freddie Lewis 1760
174. Richard Jefferson 1758
175. Jameer Nelson 1756
  Vin Baker 1756
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. Armen Gilliam 1722
185. Doug Christie 1721
186. Purvis Short 1720
187. Eddie Johnson 1717
188. Warren Jabali 1715
189. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
191. Derrick McKey 1713
192. Larry Nance 1711
193. Paul Pressey 1700
194. Kelly Tripucka 1697
195. Rasheed Wallace 1693
196. Gerald Wilkins 1687
197. Bobby Jones 1683
198. DeMarcus Cousins 1668
199. Brian Shaw 1664
200. Vernon Maxwell 1663
201. Johnny Newman 1656
202. Doc Rivers 1651
203. Mark Olberding 1650
204. Kenny Smith 1649
205. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
207. Jason Williams 1643
208. Darrell Griffith 1632
209. Rodney Rogers 1631
210. Nene Hilario 1629
  Michael Finley 1629
212. Grant Long 1628
213. Marques Johnson 1627
214. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
216. Darryl Dawkins 1621
217. Kirk Hinrich 1617
  Gerald Govan 1617
219. Rick Fox 1611
220. Jarrett Jack 1608
221. Ricky Davis 1606
222. Byron Scott 1597
223. Caron Butler 1594
  Bill Laimbeer 1594
225. Truck Robinson 1592
226. Sam Perkins 1586
227. Jamal Mashburn 1585
228. Jerome Kersey 1583
  James Silas 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
231. Rik Smits 1579
232. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
233. Rashard Lewis 1577
234. Rich Kelley 1576
235. Danny Schayes 1572
236. Cliff Robinson 1571
237. Vinnie Johnson 1569
238. Kyle Lowry 1567
239. Danny Ainge 1566
240. Larry Drew 1565
241. Gerald Henderson 1561
242. David West 1560
243. Mike Miller 1557
244. Darrell Armstrong 1556
245. John Long 1555
246. Larry Hughes 1554
247. Ben Gordon 1551
  Sidney Moncrief 1551
249. Tyson Chandler 1549
  Anthony Mason 1549

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. Isiah Thomas* 3682
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
8. LeBron James 3586
9. Patrick Ewing* 3537
10. Paul Pierce 3527
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. Gary Payton* 3030
24. Dwyane Wade 3007
25. Clyde Drexler* 2977
26. Michael Jordan* 2924
27. Rod Strickland 2862
28. Alex English* 2821
29. Larry Bird* 2816
30. Dwight Howard 2809
31. Bernard King* 2791
32. Charles Oakley 2785
33. Buck Williams 2784
34. Otis Thorpe 2774
35. Shawn Kemp 2766
36. Carmelo Anthony 2714
37. Ray Allen 2709
38. Tony Parker 2705
39. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
40. Terry Porter 2666
41. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
42. Jack Sikma 2586
43. Mitch Richmond* 2579
44. Russell Westbrook 2562
45. Tom Chambers 2549
46. Stephon Marbury 2547
47. Walter Davis 2541
48. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
49. Kevin Willis 2520
50. Antoine Walker 2504
51. Adrian Dantley* 2503
  Pau Gasol 2503
53. Clifford Robinson 2502
54. Tim Hardaway 2481
55. Vlade Divac 2470
56. Juwan Howard 2469
57. Vince Carter 2462
58. Grant Hill 2459
59. Latrell Sprewell 2450
60. Dennis Johnson* 2448
61. Sam Cassell 2418
62. David Robinson* 2417
63. Dirk Nowitzki 2414
64. Reggie Miller* 2409
65. Joe Johnson 2392
66. Jason Terry 2381
67. Deron Williams 2376
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. Baron Davis 2308
75. Mark Aguirre 2306
76. Jamal Crawford 2274
77. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
79. Kevin Johnson 2258
80. Lamar Odom 2253
81. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
83. Monta Ellis 2229
84. Kevin Durant 2216
85. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
86. Terry Cummings 2200
87. Josh Smith 2197
88. Alvan Adams 2194
89. Jim Jackson 2179
90. Dikembe Mutombo* 2173
91. Zach Randolph 2157
92. Glenn Robinson 2147
93. Stephen Jackson 2141
94. Chauncey Billups 2138
95. George Gervin* 2137
96. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
97. Mike Bibby 2134
98. Alvin Robertson 2116
99. Mychal Thompson 2104
100. Jalen Rose 2102
101. Ray Williams 2099
102. Joe Dumars* 2084
103. Eddie Johnson 2076
104. Mookie Blaylock 2067
105. Elton Brand 2060
106. Mickey Johnson 2050
107. Rajon Rondo 2047
108. Damon Stoudamire 2039
109. Derrick Coleman 2036
110. Steve Francis 2030
111. Tracy McGrady 2029
112. James Harden 2018
113. Manu Ginobili 2000
  Chris Paul 2000
115. Andre Iguodala 1985
116. Richard Hamilton 1977
117. Ricky Sobers 1973
118. Jeff Hornacek 1971
119. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
120. Amar'e Stoudemire 1953
121. Chuck Person 1952
122. Christian Laettner 1932
123. James Edwards 1931
124. Herb Williams 1929
125. Rony Seikaly 1913
126. Raymond Felton 1909
127. Kevin McHale* 1893
128. Bill Cartwright 1892
129. Boris Diaw 1890
130. Xavier McDaniel 1887
131. John Wall 1878
132. Corey Maggette 1874
133. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
134. World B. Free 1869
135. James Worthy* 1859
136. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
137. Danny Manning 1853
138. Nick Van Exel 1850
139. Mo Williams 1849
140. Benoit Benjamin 1847
141. Cedric Maxwell 1841
142. Al Harrington 1838
143. Rolando Blackman 1829
144. Hersey Hawkins 1828
145. Carlos Boozer 1824
146. Rudy Gay 1816
147. Maurice Lucas 1810
148. David Wesley 1808
149. Chris Bosh 1807
150. Dan Roundfield 1806
151. John Lucas 1803
152. Vern Fleming 1795
153. Mark Price 1790
154. Metta World Peace 1788
155. Stephen Curry 1786
  Anfernee Hardaway 1786
157. Dale Ellis 1771
158. Kenny Anderson 1769
159. Sherman Douglas 1761
160. Allan Houston 1760
161. Richard Jefferson 1758
162. Jameer Nelson 1756
  Vin Baker 1756
164. Shawn Marion 1750
165. Avery Johnson 1748
166. Orlando Woolridge 1747
167. Gilbert Arenas 1744
168. Tom Gugliotta 1735
169. Kendall Gill 1734
170. Glen Rice 1733
171. Armen Gilliam 1722
172. Doug Christie 1721
173. Purvis Short 1720
174. Eddie Johnson 1717
175. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
177. Derrick McKey 1713
178. Larry Nance 1711
179. Paul Pressey 1700
180. Kelly Tripucka 1697
181. Rasheed Wallace 1693
182. Gerald Wilkins 1687
183. DeMarcus Cousins 1668
184. Brian Shaw 1664
185. Vernon Maxwell 1663
186. Johnny Newman 1656
187. Doc Rivers 1651
188. Kenny Smith 1649
189. LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Gus Williams 1646
191. Jason Williams 1643
192. Darrell Griffith 1632
193. Rodney Rogers 1631
194. Nene Hilario 1629
  Michael Finley 1629
196. Grant Long 1628
197. Marques Johnson 1627
198. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
200. Darryl Dawkins 1621
201. Kirk Hinrich 1617
202. Rick Fox 1611
203. Jarrett Jack 1608
204. Ricky Davis 1606
205. Byron Scott 1597
206. Caldwell Jones 1596
207. Caron Butler 1594
  Bill Laimbeer 1594
209. Truck Robinson 1592
210. Sam Perkins 1586
211. Jamal Mashburn 1585
212. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
214. Rik Smits 1579
215. Hedo Turkoglu 1578
216. Rashard Lewis 1577
217. Rich Kelley 1576
218. Danny Schayes 1572
219. Cliff Robinson 1571
220. Vinnie Johnson 1569
221. Kyle Lowry 1567
222. Danny Ainge 1566
223. Larry Drew 1565
224. Gerald Henderson 1561
225. David West 1560
226. Mike Miller 1557
227. Darrell Armstrong 1556
228. John Long 1555
229. Larry Hughes 1554
230. Ben Gordon 1551
  Sidney Moncrief 1551
232. Anthony Mason 1549
  Tyson Chandler 1549
234. Earl Watson 1548
235. Toni Kukoc 1544
  Chris Kaman 1544
237. Devin Harris 1540
238. Jeff Malone 1538
239. Rory Sparrow 1534
240. John Starks 1533
  Jay Humphries 1533
242. Cuttino Mobley 1520
243. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
244. John Bagley 1512
245. Brad Daugherty 1511
246. Paul Millsap 1510
247. Mark Olberding 1509
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
249. Eddie Jones 1507
250. Jason Richardson 1503

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. Mike Barr 428
  Rick Mount 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. Collis Jones 335
  Mike Butler 335
141. Ed Manning 326
142. Kevin Joyce 322
143. Andrew Anderson 316
144. Willard 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. Dave Lattin 251
  Henry Logan 251
162. David Thompson* 250
  Ben Warley 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. Larry Finch 185
  John Fairchild 185
189. Dennis Wuycik 181
  Ticky Burden 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. Darrell Elston 126
  Joe Hamood 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. Don Chaney 119
  Jim Jarvis 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. Dennis Hamilton 99
  Dewitt Menyard 99
248. Dallas Thornton 98
  Jerry Pettway 98
250. Joe Kennedy 97
  Jerry Harkness 97
  Scott English 97
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