NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Free Throws

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

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player FT
1. Karl Malone* 9787
2. Moses Malone* 9018
3. Kobe Bryant 8378
4. Oscar Robertson* 7694
5. Michael Jordan* 7327
6. Jerry West* 7160
7. Dirk Nowitzki 7066
8. Paul Pierce 6916
9. Adrian Dantley* 6832
10. Dolph Schayes* 6712
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6712
12. Dan Issel* 6591
13. Allen Iverson* 6375
14. LeBron James 6364
15. Charles Barkley* 6349
16. Julius Erving* 6256
17. Reggie Miller* 6237
18. Bob Pettit* 6182
19. Artis Gilmore* 6132
20. Wilt Chamberlain* 6057
21. David Robinson* 6035
22. Dominique Wilkins* 6031
23. Shaquille O'Neal* 5935
24. Tim Duncan 5896
25. Elgin Baylor* 5763
26. George Gervin* 5737
27. Rick Barry* 5713
28. Carmelo Anthony 5687
29. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
30. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
31. Patrick Ewing* 5392
32. Dwyane Wade 5374
33. John Havlicek* 5369
34. Elvin Hayes* 5356
35. Walt Bellamy* 5113
36. Chet Walker* 5079
37. Tom Chambers 5066
38. Paul Arizin* 5010
39. Magic Johnson* 4960
40. Kevin Durant 4910
41. Kevin Garnett 4887
42. John Stockton* 4788
43. Bailey Howell* 4740
44. Vince Carter 4728
45. World B. Free 4718
46. Clyde Drexler* 4698
47. Tiny Archibald* 4664
48. Reggie Theus 4663
49. Jerry Stackhouse 4649
50. Bob Cousy* 4624
51. Corey Maggette 4605
52. Dwight Howard 4596
53. Hal Greer* 4578
54. Mitch Richmond* 4561
55. Pau Gasol 4504
56. Chauncey Billups 4496
57. Detlef Schrempf 4486
58. Chris Bosh 4466
59. Dave Bing* 4403
60. Ray Allen 4398
61. Richie Guerin* 4328
62. John Drew 4319
  Gail Goodrich* 4319
64. Shawn Kemp 4304
65. Jack Sikma 4292
66. Alex English* 4277
67. Dick Van Arsdale 4253
68. Grant Hill 4228
69. George McGinnis 4164
70. Mack Calvin 4144
71. Amar'e Stoudemire 4142
72. Robert Parish* 4106
73. Alonzo Mourning* 4057
74. Isiah Thomas* 4036
75. James Harden 4023
76. Billy Cunningham* 4015
  Andre Miller 4015
78. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
79. Bernard King* 3972
80. Buck Williams 3971
81. Larry Bird* 3960
82. Bob McAdoo* 3944
83. Kevin Johnson 3943
84. Tracy McGrady 3882
85. Otis Thorpe 3853
86. Dennis Johnson* 3791
87. Stephon Marbury 3768
88. Russell Westbrook 3759
89. Zelmo Beaty* 3757
90. Ed Macauley* 3750
91. Bob Lanier* 3724
92. Mark Aguirre 3664
93. Earl Monroe* 3642
94. Kevin McHale* 3634
95. Elton Brand 3627
96. Ron Boone 3626
97. Rolando Blackman 3620
98. Chris Mullin* 3616
99. Cedric Maxwell 3598
100. Sidney Moncrief 3587
101. Larry Foust 3570
102. Sam Cassell 3567
103. Pete Maravich* 3564
104. Kevin Martin 3561
105. Clifford Robinson 3560
106. Spencer Haywood* 3558
107. Chris Paul 3536
108. Richard Jefferson 3531
109. Antawn Jamison 3521
110. Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
111. Sam Perkins 3479
112. Hersey Hawkins 3466
113. Latrell Sprewell 3456
114. Calvin Murphy* 3445
115. Jamal Crawford 3437
116. Terry Porter 3433
117. Rod Strickland 3432
118. Joe Dumars* 3423
119. Neil Johnston* 3417
120. Bill Cartwright 3401
121. Nate Thurmond* 3395
122. Dikembe Mutombo* 3391
123. Ricky Pierce 3389
124. Zach Randolph 3376
125. Cliff Hagan* 3370
126. Jack Twyman* 3366
127. David Thompson* 3356
128. Terry Cummings 3326
  Derrick Coleman 3326
130. Walt Frazier* 3321
131. Orlando Woolridge 3315
132. Rudy LaRusso 3303
133. Dick Barnett 3290
134. Gary Payton* 3265
135. James Edwards 3257
136. Manu Ginobili 3253
  Mickey Johnson 3253
138. Richard Hamilton 3240
139. Connie Hawkins* 3235
140. Tony Parker 3228
  Johnny Newman 3228
142. Glen Rice 3225
143. Harry Gallatin* 3223
144. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
145. Paul Silas 3196
146. Eddie Johnson 3186
147. James Silas 3172
148. Lou Hudson 3156
149. Freddie Lewis 3154
150. Bill Russell* 3148
151. Bill Sharman* 3143
152. Walter Davis 3128
153. Scottie Pippen* 3122
154. A.C. Green 3119
155. Kelly Tripucka 3106
156. Jason Kidd 3103
157. Donnie Freeman 3090
158. George Mikan* 3068
159. Juwan Howard 3067
160. Steve Smith 3064
161. Steve Nash 3060
162. Bob Boozer 3042
163. Happy Hairston 3025
164. Armen Gilliam 3024
165. Kevin Willis 3023
166. Billy Knight 3021
167. Jermaine O'Neal 3007
168. Mike Newlin 3005
169. Bob Love 3001
170. Maurice Lucas 2992
171. Jeff Hornacek 2973
172. Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
173. Christian Laettner 2957
174. Jeff Malone 2947
175. Larry Nance 2939
176. Larry Jones 2907
177. DeMar DeRozan 2897
178. Randy Smith 2893
179. Vlade Divac 2888
180. Gilbert Arenas 2879
181. Sam Jones* 2869
182. Don Nelson* 2864
183. Deron Williams 2857
184. Sleepy Floyd 2846
185. Dan Roundfield 2810
186. Carl Braun 2801
187. Charlie Scott 2790
188. Danny Schayes 2788
189. Steve Francis 2785
190. Andrei Kirilenko 2772
191. Jalen Rose 2770
192. Jason Terry 2752
193. Eddie Jones 2745
194. Brad Daugherty 2741
195. Ron Harper 2735
196. Joe Johnson 2721
197. Sidney Wicks 2711
198. LaMarcus Aldridge 2699
199. Rony Seikaly 2691
200. Mark Olberding 2683
201. Charles Oakley 2679
  Elden Campbell 2679
203. George Yardley* 2677
204. Jimmy Jones 2668
205. Antonio Davis 2665
206. Red Kerr 2662
207. Monta Ellis 2656
208. Andre Iguodala 2655
209. Bill Bridges 2650
210. Tom Heinsohn* 2648
  Ray Scott 2648
212. Kevin Love 2647
213. Dale Ellis 2639
214. Bob Dandridge 2638
  Gene Shue 2638
216. Jerry Lucas* 2635
217. Brad Miller 2631
218. Kevin Loughery 2621
219. Purvis Short 2614
220. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
221. DeMarcus Cousins 2604
222. Paul Westphal 2596
223. Dave Robisch 2587
224. Lou Williams 2578
  Rudy Gay 2578
226. Allan Houston 2572
227. Metta World Peace 2566
228. Derek Harper 2554
229. Tim Hardaway 2551
230. Chris Webber 2534
231. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
  Mike Gminski 2531
233. Joe Smith 2528
234. Louie Dampier* 2521
235. Stephen Jackson 2516
236. Michael Redd 2513
237. Devin Harris 2506
238. Rashard Lewis 2504
239. Paul Millsap 2500
240. Lamar Odom 2495
241. David West 2494
  Gerald Wallace 2494
243. Caron Butler 2492
244. Grant Long 2491
245. Alvan Adams 2490
246. Bobby Jones 2489
247. Anthony Mason 2488
248. Byron Scott 2486
249. Yao Ming* 2485
250. Frank Ramsey* 2480

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player FT
1. Karl Malone* 9787
2. Moses Malone* 8531
3. Kobe Bryant 8378
4. Oscar Robertson* 7694
5. Michael Jordan* 7327
6. Jerry West* 7160
7. Dirk Nowitzki 7066
8. Paul Pierce 6916
9. Adrian Dantley* 6832
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6712
  Dolph Schayes* 6712
12. Allen Iverson* 6375
13. LeBron James 6364
14. Charles Barkley* 6349
15. Reggie Miller* 6237
16. Bob Pettit* 6182
17. Wilt Chamberlain* 6057
18. David Robinson* 6035
19. Dominique Wilkins* 6031
20. Shaquille O'Neal* 5935
21. Tim Duncan 5896
22. Elgin Baylor* 5763
23. Carmelo Anthony 5687
24. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
25. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
26. Patrick Ewing* 5392
27. Dwyane Wade 5374
28. John Havlicek* 5369
29. Elvin Hayes* 5356
30. Walt Bellamy* 5113
31. Chet Walker* 5079
32. Tom Chambers 5066
33. Paul Arizin* 5010
34. Magic Johnson* 4960
35. Kevin Durant 4910
36. Kevin Garnett 4887
37. John Stockton* 4788
38. Bailey Howell* 4740
39. Vince Carter 4728
40. World B. Free 4718
41. Clyde Drexler* 4698
42. Tiny Archibald* 4664
43. Reggie Theus 4663
44. Jerry Stackhouse 4649
45. Bob Cousy* 4624
46. Corey Maggette 4605
47. Dwight Howard 4596
48. Hal Greer* 4578
49. Mitch Richmond* 4561
50. George Gervin* 4541
51. Pau Gasol 4504
52. Chauncey Billups 4496
53. Detlef Schrempf 4486
54. Chris Bosh 4466
55. Dave Bing* 4403
56. Ray Allen 4398
57. Richie Guerin* 4328
58. John Drew 4319
  Gail Goodrich* 4319
60. Shawn Kemp 4304
61. Jack Sikma 4292
62. Alex English* 4277
63. Dick Van Arsdale 4253
64. Grant Hill 4228
65. Amar'e Stoudemire 4142
66. Artis Gilmore* 4114
67. Robert Parish* 4106
68. Alonzo Mourning* 4057
69. Isiah Thomas* 4036
70. James Harden 4023
71. Andre Miller 4015
72. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
73. Bernard King* 3972
74. Buck Williams 3971
75. Larry Bird* 3960
76. Bob McAdoo* 3944
77. Kevin Johnson 3943
78. Tracy McGrady 3882
79. Otis Thorpe 3853
80. Julius Erving* 3844
81. Rick Barry* 3818
82. Dan Issel* 3792
83. Dennis Johnson* 3791
84. Stephon Marbury 3768
85. Russell Westbrook 3759
86. Ed Macauley* 3750
87. Bob Lanier* 3724
88. Mark Aguirre 3664
89. Earl Monroe* 3642
90. Kevin McHale* 3634
91. Elton Brand 3627
92. Rolando Blackman 3620
93. Chris Mullin* 3616
94. Cedric Maxwell 3598
95. Sidney Moncrief 3587
96. Larry Foust 3570
97. Sam Cassell 3567
98. Pete Maravich* 3564
99. Kevin Martin 3561
100. Clifford Robinson 3560
101. Chris Paul 3536
102. Richard Jefferson 3531
103. Antawn Jamison 3521
104. Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
105. Sam Perkins 3479
106. Hersey Hawkins 3466
107. Latrell Sprewell 3456
108. Calvin Murphy* 3445
109. Jamal Crawford 3437
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. Billy Cunningham* 3394
117. Dikembe Mutombo* 3391
118. Ricky Pierce 3389
119. Zach Randolph 3376
120. Jack Twyman* 3366
121. Terry Cummings 3326
  Derrick Coleman 3326
123. Walt Frazier* 3321
124. Orlando Woolridge 3315
125. Rudy LaRusso 3303
126. Dick Barnett 3290
127. Gary Payton* 3265
128. James Edwards 3257
129. Manu Ginobili 3253
  Mickey Johnson 3253
131. Richard Hamilton 3240
132. Tony Parker 3228
  Johnny Newman 3228
134. Glen Rice 3225
135. Harry Gallatin* 3223
136. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
137. Paul Silas 3196
138. Eddie Johnson 3186
139. Lou Hudson 3156
140. Bill Russell* 3148
141. Bill Sharman* 3143
142. Walter Davis 3128
143. Scottie Pippen* 3122
144. A.C. Green 3119
145. Kelly Tripucka 3106
146. Jason Kidd 3103
147. George Mikan* 3068
148. Juwan Howard 3067
149. Steve Smith 3064
150. Steve Nash 3060
151. Bob Boozer 3042
152. Happy Hairston 3025
153. Armen Gilliam 3024
154. Kevin Willis 3023
155. Spencer Haywood* 3011
156. Jermaine O'Neal 3007
157. Mike Newlin 3005
158. Bob Love 3001
159. Jeff Hornacek 2973
160. Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
  Cliff Hagan* 2969
162. Christian Laettner 2957
163. Jeff Malone 2947
164. Larry Nance 2939
165. DeMar DeRozan 2897
166. Randy Smith 2893
167. Vlade Divac 2888
168. Gilbert Arenas 2879
169. Sam Jones* 2869
170. Don Nelson* 2864
171. Deron Williams 2857
172. Sleepy Floyd 2846
173. David Thompson* 2815
174. Carl Braun 2801
175. Danny Schayes 2788
176. Steve Francis 2785
177. Andrei Kirilenko 2772
178. Jalen Rose 2770
179. Jason Terry 2752
180. Eddie Jones 2745
181. Brad Daugherty 2741
182. Ron Harper 2735
183. Dan Roundfield 2733
184. Joe Johnson 2721
185. Sidney Wicks 2711
186. LaMarcus Aldridge 2699
187. Rony Seikaly 2691
188. Elden Campbell 2679
  Charles Oakley 2679
190. George Yardley* 2677
191. Antonio Davis 2665
192. Red Kerr 2662
193. Monta Ellis 2656
194. Andre Iguodala 2655
195. Bill Bridges 2650
196. Tom Heinsohn* 2648
197. Kevin Love 2647
198. Dale Ellis 2639
199. Gene Shue 2638
  Bob Dandridge 2638
201. Jerry Lucas* 2635
202. Brad Miller 2631
203. Kevin Loughery 2621
204. Purvis Short 2614
205. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
206. DeMarcus Cousins 2604
207. Paul Westphal 2596
208. Maurice Lucas 2595
209. Rudy Gay 2578
  Lou Williams 2578
211. Allan Houston 2572
212. Metta World Peace 2566
213. Derek Harper 2554
214. Tim Hardaway 2551
215. Chris Webber 2534
216. Mike Gminski 2531
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
218. Joe Smith 2528
219. Stephen Jackson 2516
220. Michael Redd 2513
221. Devin Harris 2506
222. Rashard Lewis 2504
223. Paul Millsap 2500
224. Lamar Odom 2495
225. David West 2494
  Gerald Wallace 2494
227. Mark Olberding 2492
  Caron Butler 2492
229. Grant Long 2491
230. Alvan Adams 2490
231. Anthony Mason 2488
232. Byron Scott 2486
233. Yao Ming* 2485
234. Frank Ramsey* 2480
235. Glenn Robinson 2472
236. Willis Reed* 2465
237. Kyle Lowry 2464
238. Kendall Gill 2463
239. Michael Finley 2460
240. James Worthy* 2447
241. Bill Laimbeer 2440
242. Archie Clark 2433
243. Larry Costello 2432
244. Mychal Thompson 2427
245. Doc Rivers 2426
246. Kenny Sears 2425
247. Clarence Weatherspoon 2423
248. Nene Hilario 2419
249. Luol Deng 2418
250. Vin Baker 2416

ABA

ABA Table
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. Coby Dietrick 342
  Jan Van Breda Kolff 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. Jim Caldwell 186
  Joe Hamood 186
202. Tommie Bowens 185
203. Jerry Harkness 182
204. Mel Nowell 176
  Kendall Rhine 176
206. Mike Pratt 175
207. John Smith 172
208. Errol Palmer 170
  Ronald Thomas 170
210. Jay Miller 168
211. Joe DePre 166
212. Tom Workman 163
  Dennis Grey 163
  Bobby Wilson 163
215. Samuel Robinson 157
  Al Cueto 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
  Richard Clark 137
  M.L. Carr 137
226. Guy Manning 136
227. Riney Lochmann 134
228. William Franklin 131
  Dewitt Menyard 131
230. Joe Kennedy 130
  Barry Parkhill 130
  David Vaughn 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. Wesley Bialosuknia 103
  Billy Shepherd 103
  Loyd King 103
246. Wali Jones 102
247. Johnny Austin 101
248. Bob Lackey 99
249. Chuck Terry 97
250. Darrell Elston 93
  Lionel Billingy 93
  Dallas Thornton 93
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