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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Free Throws

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Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NBA/ABA

Rank Player FT
1. Karl Malone* 9787
2. Moses Malone* 9018
3. Kobe Bryant 7950
4. Oscar Robertson* 7694
5. Michael Jordan* 7327
6. Jerry West* 7160
7. Adrian Dantley* 6832
8. Dolph Schayes* 6712
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6712
10. Paul Pierce 6690
11. Dan Issel* 6591
12. Dirk Nowitzki 6501
13. Allen Iverson 6375
14. Charles Barkley* 6349
15. Julius Erving* 6256
16. Reggie Miller* 6237
17. Bob Pettit* 6182
18. Artis Gilmore* 6132
19. Wilt Chamberlain* 6057
20. David Robinson* 6035
21. Dominique Wilkins* 6031
22. Shaquille O'Neal 5935
23. Elgin Baylor* 5763
24. George Gervin* 5737
25. Rick Barry* 5713
26. Tim Duncan 5574
27. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
28. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
29. Patrick Ewing* 5392
30. LeBron James 5382
31. John Havlicek* 5369
32. Elvin Hayes* 5356
33. Walt Bellamy* 5113
34. Chet Walker* 5079
35. Tom Chambers 5066
36. Paul Arizin* 5010
37. Magic Johnson* 4960
38. Carmelo Anthony 4925
39. Kevin Garnett 4837
40. John Stockton* 4788
41. Bailey Howell* 4740
42. World B. Free 4718
43. Clyde Drexler* 4698
44. Tiny Archibald* 4664
45. Reggie Theus 4663
46. Jerry Stackhouse 4649
47. Bob Cousy* 4624
48. Corey Maggette 4605
49. Dwyane Wade 4579
50. Hal Greer* 4578
51. Mitch Richmond* 4561
52. Vince Carter 4551
53. Chauncey Billups 4496
54. Detlef Schrempf 4486
55. Dave Bing* 4403
56. Ray Allen 4398
57. Richie Guerin* 4328
58. Gail Goodrich* 4319
  John Drew 4319
60. Shawn Kemp 4304
61. Jack Sikma 4292
62. Alex English* 4277
63. Dick Van Arsdale 4253
64. Grant Hill 4228
65. George McGinnis 4164
66. Mack Calvin 4144
67. Robert Parish* 4106
68. Chris Bosh 4074
69. Dwight Howard 4070
70. Alonzo Mourning* 4057
71. Isiah Thomas* 4036
72. Billy Cunningham* 4015
73. Kevin Durant 4006
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
75. Bernard King* 3972
76. Buck Williams 3971
77. Larry Bird* 3960
78. Amar'e Stoudemire 3958
79. Bob McAdoo* 3944
80. Kevin Johnson 3943
81. Andre Miller 3933
82. Pau Gasol 3916
83. Tracy McGrady 3882
84. Otis Thorpe 3853
85. Dennis Johnson* 3791
86. Stephon Marbury 3768
87. Zelmo Beaty 3757
88. Ed Macauley* 3750
89. Bob Lanier* 3724
90. Mark Aguirre 3664
91. Earl Monroe* 3642
92. Kevin McHale* 3634
93. Ron Boone 3626
94. Rolando Blackman 3620
95. Chris Mullin* 3616
96. Elton Brand 3607
97. Cedric Maxwell 3598
98. Sidney Moncrief 3587
99. Larry Foust 3570
100. Sam Cassell 3567
101. Pete Maravich* 3564
102. Clifford Robinson 3560
103. Spencer Haywood 3558
104. Antawn Jamison 3521
105. Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
106. Sam Perkins 3479
107. Hersey Hawkins 3466
108. Latrell Sprewell 3456
109. Calvin Murphy* 3445
110. Terry Porter 3433
111. Rod Strickland 3432
112. Joe Dumars* 3423
113. Neil Johnston* 3417
114. Bill Cartwright 3401
115. Nate Thurmond* 3395
116. Dikembe Mutombo 3391
117. Ricky Pierce 3389
118. Cliff Hagan* 3370
119. Jack Twyman* 3366
120. David Thompson* 3356
121. Richard Jefferson 3342
122. Derrick Coleman 3326
  Terry Cummings 3326
124. Walt Frazier* 3321
125. Orlando Woolridge 3315
126. Rudy LaRusso 3303
127. Dick Barnett 3290
128. Gary Payton* 3265
129. James Edwards 3257
130. Mickey Johnson 3253
131. Richard Hamilton 3240
132. Kevin Martin 3238
133. Connie Hawkins* 3235
134. Johnny Newman 3228
135. Glen Rice 3225
136. Harry Gallatin* 3223
137. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
138. Paul Silas 3196
139. Eddie Johnson 3186
140. James Silas 3172
141. Lou Hudson 3156
142. Freddie Lewis 3154
143. Bill Russell* 3148
144. Bill Sharman* 3143
145. Walter Davis 3128
146. Scottie Pippen* 3122
147. A.C. Green 3119
148. Kelly Tripucka 3106
149. Jason Kidd 3103
150. Donnie Freeman 3090
151. George Mikan* 3068
152. Juwan Howard 3067
153. Steve Smith 3064
154. Steve Nash 3060
155. Bob Boozer 3042
156. Happy Hairston 3025
157. Armen Gilliam 3024
158. Kevin Willis 3023
159. Billy Knight 3021
160. Jermaine O'Neal 3007
161. Mike Newlin 3005
162. Bob Love 3001
163. Maurice Lucas 2992
164. Jeff Hornacek 2973
165. Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
166. Christian Laettner 2957
167. Jeff Malone 2947
168. Manu Ginobili 2946
169. Larry Nance 2939
170. Tony Parker 2909
171. Larry Jones 2907
172. Randy Smith 2893
173. Vlade Divac 2888
174. Zach Randolph 2882
175. Gilbert Arenas 2879
176. Sam Jones* 2869
177. Don Nelson 2864
178. Jamal Crawford 2853
179. Sleepy Floyd 2846
180. Chris Paul 2812
181. Dan Roundfield 2810
182. Carl Braun 2801
183. Charlie Scott 2790
184. Danny Schayes 2788
185. Steve Francis 2785
186. Jalen Rose 2770
187. Andrei Kirilenko 2769
188. Eddie Jones 2745
189. Brad Daugherty 2741
190. Ron Harper 2735
191. Sidney Wicks 2711
192. Rony Seikaly 2691
193. Mark Olberding 2683
194. Charles Oakley 2679
  Elden Campbell 2679
196. George Yardley* 2677
197. Jason Terry 2673
198. Jimmy Jones 2668
199. Antonio Davis 2665
200. Red Kerr 2662
201. Bill Bridges 2650
202. Ray Scott 2648
  Tom Heinsohn* 2648
204. Dale Ellis 2639
205. Bob Dandridge 2638
  Gene Shue 2638
207. Jerry Lucas* 2635
208. Brad Miller 2631
209. Kevin Loughery 2621
210. Purvis Short 2614
211. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
212. Paul Westphal 2596
213. Dave Robisch 2587
214. Allan Houston 2572
215. Derek Harper 2554
216. Tim Hardaway 2551
217. Chris Webber 2534
218. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
  Mike Gminski 2531
220. Joe Smith 2528
221. Metta World Peace 2522
222. Louie Dampier 2521
223. Stephen Jackson 2516
224. Michael Redd 2513
225. Rashard Lewis 2504
226. Andre Iguodala 2498
227. Lamar Odom 2495
228. Grant Long 2491
229. Alvan Adams 2490
230. Bobby Jones 2489
231. Gerald Wallace 2488
  Anthony Mason 2488
233. Byron Scott 2486
234. Yao Ming 2485
235. Frank Ramsey* 2480
236. Glenn Robinson 2472
237. Roger Brown* 2466
238. Willis Reed* 2465
239. Kendall Gill 2463
240. Michael Finley 2460
241. Jim Eakins 2455
242. James Worthy* 2447
243. Bill Laimbeer 2440
244. Archie Clark 2433
245. Larry Costello 2432
246. Mel Daniels* 2431
247. Mychal Thompson 2427
  Caron Butler 2427
249. Doc Rivers 2426
250. Kenny Sears 2425

NBA

Rank Player FT
1. Karl Malone* 9787
2. Moses Malone* 8531
3. Kobe Bryant 7950
4. Oscar Robertson* 7694
5. Michael Jordan* 7327
6. Jerry West* 7160
7. Adrian Dantley* 6832
8. Dolph Schayes* 6712
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6712
10. Paul Pierce 6690
11. Dirk Nowitzki 6501
12. Allen Iverson 6375
13. Charles Barkley* 6349
14. Reggie Miller* 6237
15. Bob Pettit* 6182
16. Wilt Chamberlain* 6057
17. David Robinson* 6035
18. Dominique Wilkins* 6031
19. Shaquille O'Neal 5935
20. Elgin Baylor* 5763
21. Tim Duncan 5574
22. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
23. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
24. Patrick Ewing* 5392
25. LeBron James 5382
26. John Havlicek* 5369
27. Elvin Hayes* 5356
28. Walt Bellamy* 5113
29. Chet Walker* 5079
30. Tom Chambers 5066
31. Paul Arizin* 5010
32. Magic Johnson* 4960
33. Carmelo Anthony 4925
34. Kevin Garnett 4837
35. John Stockton* 4788
36. Bailey Howell* 4740
37. World B. Free 4718
38. Clyde Drexler* 4698
39. Tiny Archibald* 4664
40. Reggie Theus 4663
41. Jerry Stackhouse 4649
42. Bob Cousy* 4624
43. Corey Maggette 4605
44. Dwyane Wade 4579
45. Hal Greer* 4578
46. Mitch Richmond* 4561
47. Vince Carter 4551
48. George Gervin* 4541
49. Chauncey Billups 4496
50. Detlef Schrempf 4486
51. Dave Bing* 4403
52. Ray Allen 4398
53. Richie Guerin* 4328
54. John Drew 4319
  Gail Goodrich* 4319
56. Shawn Kemp 4304
57. Jack Sikma 4292
58. Alex English* 4277
59. Dick Van Arsdale 4253
60. Grant Hill 4228
61. Artis Gilmore* 4114
62. Robert Parish* 4106
63. Chris Bosh 4074
64. Dwight Howard 4070
65. Alonzo Mourning* 4057
66. Isiah Thomas* 4036
67. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
  Kevin Durant 4006
69. Bernard King* 3972
70. Buck Williams 3971
71. Larry Bird* 3960
72. Amar'e Stoudemire 3958
73. Bob McAdoo* 3944
74. Kevin Johnson 3943
75. Andre Miller 3933
76. Pau Gasol 3916
77. Tracy McGrady 3882
78. Otis Thorpe 3853
79. Julius Erving* 3844
80. Rick Barry* 3818
81. Dan Issel* 3792
82. Dennis Johnson* 3791
83. Stephon Marbury 3768
84. Ed Macauley* 3750
85. Bob Lanier* 3724
86. Mark Aguirre 3664
87. Earl Monroe* 3642
88. Kevin McHale* 3634
89. Rolando Blackman 3620
90. Chris Mullin* 3616
91. Elton Brand 3607
92. Cedric Maxwell 3598
93. Sidney Moncrief 3587
94. Larry Foust 3570
95. Sam Cassell 3567
96. Pete Maravich* 3564
97. Clifford Robinson 3560
98. Antawn Jamison 3521
99. Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
100. Sam Perkins 3479
101. Hersey Hawkins 3466
102. Latrell Sprewell 3456
103. Calvin Murphy* 3445
104. Terry Porter 3433
105. Rod Strickland 3432
106. Joe Dumars* 3423
107. Neil Johnston* 3417
108. Bill Cartwright 3401
109. Nate Thurmond* 3395
110. Billy Cunningham* 3394
111. Dikembe Mutombo 3391
112. Ricky Pierce 3389
113. Jack Twyman* 3366
114. Richard Jefferson 3342
115. Derrick Coleman 3326
  Terry Cummings 3326
117. Walt Frazier* 3321
118. Orlando Woolridge 3315
119. Rudy LaRusso 3303
120. Dick Barnett 3290
121. Gary Payton* 3265
122. James Edwards 3257
123. Mickey Johnson 3253
124. Richard Hamilton 3240
125. Kevin Martin 3238
126. Johnny Newman 3228
127. Glen Rice 3225
128. Harry Gallatin* 3223
129. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
130. Paul Silas 3196
131. Eddie Johnson 3186
132. Lou Hudson 3156
133. Bill Russell* 3148
134. Bill Sharman* 3143
135. Walter Davis 3128
136. Scottie Pippen* 3122
137. A.C. Green 3119
138. Kelly Tripucka 3106
139. Jason Kidd 3103
140. George Mikan* 3068
141. Juwan Howard 3067
142. Steve Smith 3064
143. Steve Nash 3060
144. Bob Boozer 3042
145. Happy Hairston 3025
146. Armen Gilliam 3024
147. Kevin Willis 3023
148. Spencer Haywood 3011
149. Jermaine O'Neal 3007
150. Mike Newlin 3005
151. Bob Love 3001
152. Jeff Hornacek 2973
153. Cliff Hagan* 2969
  Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
155. Christian Laettner 2957
156. Jeff Malone 2947
157. Manu Ginobili 2946
158. Larry Nance 2939
159. Tony Parker 2909
160. Randy Smith 2893
161. Vlade Divac 2888
162. Zach Randolph 2882
163. Gilbert Arenas 2879
164. Sam Jones* 2869
165. Don Nelson 2864
166. Jamal Crawford 2853
167. Sleepy Floyd 2846
168. David Thompson* 2815
169. Chris Paul 2812
170. Carl Braun 2801
171. Danny Schayes 2788
172. Steve Francis 2785
173. Jalen Rose 2770
174. Andrei Kirilenko 2769
175. Eddie Jones 2745
176. Brad Daugherty 2741
177. Ron Harper 2735
178. Dan Roundfield 2733
179. Sidney Wicks 2711
180. Rony Seikaly 2691
181. Charles Oakley 2679
  Elden Campbell 2679
183. George Yardley* 2677
184. Jason Terry 2673
185. Antonio Davis 2665
186. Red Kerr 2662
187. Bill Bridges 2650
188. Tom Heinsohn* 2648
189. Dale Ellis 2639
190. Gene Shue 2638
  Bob Dandridge 2638
192. Jerry Lucas* 2635
193. Brad Miller 2631
194. Kevin Loughery 2621
195. Purvis Short 2614
196. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
197. Paul Westphal 2596
198. Maurice Lucas 2595
199. Allan Houston 2572
200. Derek Harper 2554
201. Tim Hardaway 2551
202. Chris Webber 2534
203. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
  Mike Gminski 2531
205. Joe Smith 2528
206. Metta World Peace 2522
207. Stephen Jackson 2516
208. Michael Redd 2513
209. Rashard Lewis 2504
210. Andre Iguodala 2498
211. Lamar Odom 2495
212. Mark Olberding 2492
213. Grant Long 2491
214. Alvan Adams 2490
215. Anthony Mason 2488
  Gerald Wallace 2488
217. Byron Scott 2486
218. Yao Ming 2485
219. Frank Ramsey* 2480
220. Glenn Robinson 2472
221. Willis Reed* 2465
222. Kendall Gill 2463
223. Michael Finley 2460
224. James Worthy* 2447
225. Bill Laimbeer 2440
226. Archie Clark 2433
227. Larry Costello 2432
228. Caron Butler 2427
  Mychal Thompson 2427
230. Doc Rivers 2426
231. Kenny Sears 2425
232. Clarence Weatherspoon 2423
233. Joe Johnson 2421
234. Vin Baker 2416
235. Joe Graboski 2414
236. Arnie Risen* 2413
  Joe Barry Carroll 2413
238. Marques Johnson 2412
239. Deron Williams 2408
240. Jimmy Walker 2407
241. Hot Rod Williams 2406
242. Jack Marin 2405
243. Billy Knight 2399
  Gus Williams 2399
245. Wayne Embry 2394
246. Bobby Wanzer* 2388
247. Clyde Lovellette* 2379
248. Ray Scott 2372
249. Mike Bibby 2361
250. Truck Robinson 2355
  Joe Fulks* 2355

ABA

Rank Player FT
1. Mack Calvin 3554
2. Freddie Lewis 3063
3. Donnie Freeman 2927
4. Dan Issel* 2799
5. Larry Jones 2673
6. Ron Boone 2640
7. Jimmy Jones 2491
8. Roger Brown* 2466
9. Mel Daniels* 2418
10. Julius Erving* 2412
11. Louie Dampier 2352
12. Jim Eakins 2217
13. Steve Jones 2144
14. Willie Wise 2133
15. George Carter 2083
16. Cincinnatus Powell 2069
17. Artis Gilmore* 2018
  Warren Jabali 2018
19. George Thompson 1937
20. Rick Barry* 1895
21. Ralph Simpson 1877
22. Glen Combs 1859
23. George McGinnis 1848
24. Bob Netolicky 1748
25. James Silas 1732
26. Darel Carrier 1723
27. Chuck Williams 1646
28. Red Robbins 1624
29. Larry Miller 1613
30. Dave Robisch 1549
31. Bob Verga 1543
32. Doug Moe 1540
33. Zelmo Beaty 1442
34. Goose Ligon 1431
35. Larry Brown 1413
36. Warren Davis 1403
37. Rich Jones 1393
38. Billy Paultz 1369
39. Les Hunter 1297
40. John Beasley 1256
41. Bill Melchionni 1255
42. Levern Tart 1254
43. Bill Keller 1202
44. Bob Warren 1197
45. George Gervin* 1196
46. Byron Beck 1192
47. Wayne Hightower 1158
48. Donald Sidle 1155
49. Ronald Franz 1150
50. Wil Jones 1138
51. Charles Williams 1136
52. Walter Simon 1121
53. Fatty Taylor 1106
54. Stew Johnson 1097
55. Stephen Chubin 1074
56. Connie Hawkins* 1028
57. John Brisker 1007
58. Johnny Neumann 991
59. Charlie Scott 981
60. Gerald Govan 962
61. Larry Cannon 929
62. Arthur Becker 919
63. Gene Moore 916
64. Randolph Mahaffey 863
65. Mike Lewis 855
66. Willie Somerset 843
67. Gary Bradds 841
68. Tom Owens 837
69. Gene Littles 829
70. Ira Harge 828
71. Manny Leaks 818
72. Al Smith 817
73. Joe Caldwell 800
74. Julian Hammond 781
75. Dave Twardzik 776
76. Joe Hamilton 774
  George Lehmann 774
78. John Roche 769
79. Darnell Hillman 756
80. Tony Jackson 749
  Oliver Taylor 749
82. Ted McClain 746
83. Art Heyman 731
84. Trooper Washington 723
85. Charles Beasley 717
86. Skeeter Swift 713
87. Bird Averitt 671
88. Frank Card 659
89. Mervin Jackson 657
90. Marv Roberts 650
91. George Stone 646
92. Randy Denton 643
93. George Peeples 640
94. Julius Keye 629
95. Billy Knight 622
96. Billy Cunningham* 621
97. Willie Long 614
98. Rick Mount 613
99. Chico Vaughn 609
100. Bo Lamar 598
101. Larry Kenon 594
102. Lonnie Wright 593
103. Maurice McHartley 586
104. Brian Taylor 582
105. Caldwell Jones 575
106. Mike Jackson 569
107. Jackie Moreland 552
108. Mike Green 548
109. Spencer Haywood 547
110. Marvin Barnes 546
111. David Thompson* 541
112. Collis Jones 510
113. George Irvine 508
114. Bob Bedell 490
115. Ben Warley 487
  Moses Malone* 487
117. Sam Smith 486
118. Lee Davis 484
119. Willie Murrell 474
120. Swen Nater 473
121. Andrew Anderson 465
122. Ed Johnson 464
123. John Williamson 460
124. Mike Barrett 458
125. Goo Kennedy 449
126. Mike Gale 436
127. Skip Thoren 435
128. Sonny Dove 428
129. Ollie Darden 415
130. Mike Butler 406
131. Simmie Hill 403
132. Bobby Jones 402
133. Cliff Hagan* 401
134. Ron Perry 399
135. Maurice Lucas 397
136. Bobby Lloyd 388
137. Gus Gerard 381
138. Travis Grant 375
139. Larry Bunce 370
140. Jim Hadnot 368
141. Wendell Ladner 366
142. Jeffrey Congdon 365
143. Neil Johnson 362
144. Henry Logan 359
145. Don Buse 356
146. Will Frazier 348
147. Jan Van Breda Kolff 342
  Coby Dietrick 342
149. Dan Anderson 341
150. Jimmy O'Brien 337
151. Jesse Branson 332
152. Bobby Rascoe 325
153. Craig Raymond 315
154. George Karl 312
155. Willard Sojourner 311
156. Wayne Chapman 304
157. Hank Whitney 303
158. Jim Chones 297
159. Ed Manning 292
160. Dave Lattin 290
161. Steven Kramer 287
162. Claude Terry 284
163. Ticky Burden 283
164. Bernie Williams 281
165. Ray Scott 276
166. Al Skinner 275
167. John Barnhill 262
168. Kevin Joyce 261
169. Arvesta Kelly 260
170. Keith Swagerty 259
171. Bill McGill 257
  Jim McDaniels 257
173. Jimmy Rayl 256
174. Tom Hoover 253
175. Mike Barr 248
  Barry Liebowitz 248
177. Mel Bennett 246
178. Tim Bassett 239
179. Bruce Spraggins 238
180. Jim Ard 230
181. John Fairchild 229
182. Grant Simmons 228
183. Len Elmore 224
184. Larry Finch 223
  Leary Lentz 223
186. Willie Porter 216
  George Adams 216
188. Don Carlos 214
189. Gary Keller 211
190. Rich Niemann 209
191. George Tinsley 208
192. Lester Selvage 206
193. Johnny Baum 198
194. Bill Bunting 195
195. Walter Piatkowski 193
196. Mark Olberding 191
  Al Tucker 191
198. Stephen Vacendak 190
199. Charles Edge 187
200. Joe Hamood 186
  Jim Caldwell 186
202. Tommie Bowens 185
203. Jerry Harkness 182
204. Kendall Rhine 176
  Mel Nowell 176
206. Mike Pratt 175
207. John Smith 172
208. Ronald Thomas 170
  Errol Palmer 170
210. Jay Miller 168
211. Joe DePre 166
212. Bobby Wilson 163
  Dennis Grey 163
  Tom Workman 163
215. Al Cueto 157
  Samuel Robinson 157
217. Barry Orms 152
218. Bobby Edmonds 151
219. Jerry Chambers 148
220. Len Chappell 144
221. Spider Bennett 140
222. Jim Jarvis 139
223. Dennis Wuycik 137
  M.L. Carr 137
  Richard Clark 137
226. Guy Manning 136
227. Riney Lochmann 134
228. William Franklin 131
  Dewitt Menyard 131
230. David Vaughn 130
  Joe Kennedy 130
  Barry Parkhill 130
233. Jerry Pettway 124
234. Cotton Nash 121
235. David Lee 120
  Ervin Inniger 120
237. Daniel Sparks 118
238. Marlbert Pradd 113
239. Jim Bradley 109
240. Patrick McFarland 108
241. Mike Maloy 106
242. Billy Schaeffer 104
243. Billy Shepherd 103
  Wesley Bialosuknia 103
  Loyd King 103
246. Wali Jones 102
247. Johnny Austin 101
248. Bob Lackey 99
249. Chuck Terry 97
250. Dallas Thornton 93
  Darrell Elston 93
  Lionel Billingy 93