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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Free Throw Attempts

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Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NBA/ABA

Rank Player FTA
1. Karl Malone* 13188
2. Moses Malone* 11864
3. Wilt Chamberlain* 11862
4. Shaquille O'Neal 11252
5. Kobe Bryant 9730
6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
7. Oscar Robertson* 9185
8. Jerry West* 8801
9. Artis Gilmore* 8790
10. Michael Jordan* 8772
11. Charles Barkley* 8643
12. Paul Pierce 8499
13. Adrian Dantley* 8351
14. Tim Duncan 8337
15. Dan Issel* 8315
16. David Robinson* 8201
17. Allen Iverson 8168
18. Bob Pettit* 8119
19. Walt Bellamy* 8088
20. Julius Erving* 8052
21. Elvin Hayes* 7999
22. Dolph Schayes* 7904
23. LeBron James 7730
24. Dirk Nowitzki 7689
25. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
26. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
27. Elgin Baylor* 7391
28. Dwight Howard 7357
29. Patrick Ewing* 7289
30. Reggie Miller* 7026
31. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
32. George Gervin* 6822
33. John Havlicek* 6589
34. Rick Barry* 6397
35. Chet Walker* 6384
36. Dwyane Wade 6354
37. Carmelo Anthony 6307
38. Tom Chambers 6274
39. George McGinnis 6267
40. World B. Free 6264
41. Bailey Howell* 6224
42. Paul Arizin* 6189
43. Kevin Garnett 6169
44. Buck Williams 5979
45. Clyde Drexler* 5962
46. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
47. Magic Johnson* 5850
48. Shawn Kemp 5805
49. John Stockton* 5796
50. John Drew 5774
51. Tiny Archibald* 5760
52. Bob Cousy* 5756
53. Vince Carter 5751
54. Hal Greer* 5717
55. Robert Parish* 5694
56. Dave Bing* 5683
57. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
58. Reggie Theus 5644
59. Bill Russell* 5614
60. Otis Thorpe 5612
61. Corey Maggette 5599
62. Pau Gasol 5589
63. Detlef Schrempf 5585
64. Richie Guerin* 5549
65. Billy Cunningham* 5502
66. Grant Hill 5498
67. Bernard King* 5444
68. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
69. Amar'e Stoudemire 5377
70. Mitch Richmond* 5365
71. Gail Goodrich* 5354
72. Chris Bosh 5323
73. Isiah Thomas* 5316
74. Bob McAdoo* 5229
75. Tracy McGrady 5202
76. Clifford Robinson 5165
77. Alex English* 5141
78. Nate Thurmond* 5089
79. Jack Sikma 5053
80. Chauncey Billups 5029
81. Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
82. Mark Aguirre 4944
83. Andre Miller 4943
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
85. Ed Macauley* 4929
86. Ray Allen 4920
  Elton Brand 4920
88. Zelmo Beaty 4873
89. Antawn Jamison 4860
90. Bob Lanier* 4858
91. Larry Foust 4816
92. Stephon Marbury 4804
93. Mack Calvin 4801
94. Rod Strickland 4759
95. Dennis Johnson* 4754
96. Paul Silas 4748
97. Kevin Durant 4714
98. Terry Cummings 4711
99. Kevin Johnson 4691
100. James Edwards 4666
101. Cedric Maxwell 4592
102. Kevin McHale* 4554
103. Earl Monroe* 4513
104. Orlando Woolridge 4501
105. Gary Payton* 4480
106. Larry Bird* 4471
  Spencer Haywood* 4471
108. Neil Johnston* 4447
109. Scottie Pippen* 4437
  Richard Jefferson 4437
111. Bill Cartwright 4412
112. Pete Maravich* 4344
113. Ron Boone 4334
114. Derrick Coleman 4326
115. Jack Twyman* 4325
116. Dick Barnett 4324
117. Sidney Moncrief 4319
118. Rolando Blackman 4309
119. Rudy LaRusso 4308
120. Latrell Sprewell 4298
121. David Thompson* 4297
122. Sam Perkins 4292
123. A.C. Green 4250
124. Kevin Willis 4238
125. Walt Frazier* 4226
  Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
128. Cliff Hagan* 4219
129. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
130. Chris Mullin* 4178
131. Vlade Divac 4176
132. Harry Gallatin* 4167
133. Connie Hawkins* 4154
134. Sam Cassell 4144
135. Terry Porter 4107
136. Happy Hairston 4080
137. Zach Randolph 4076
138. Mickey Johnson 4066
139. Joe Dumars* 4059
140. Tony Parker 4035
141. Juwan Howard 4014
142. Bob Boozer 3998
143. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
144. Hersey Hawkins 3985
145. Johnny Newman 3984
146. Rony Seikaly 3961
147. Lou Hudson 3960
148. Sidney Wicks 3955
149. Jason Kidd 3954
150. George Mikan* 3924
151. Kevin Martin 3919
152. Maurice Lucas 3911
153. Chris Webber 3906
154. Armen Gilliam 3896
155. Larry Nance 3892
156. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
157. Ricky Pierce 3871
158. Calvin Murphy* 3864
159. Donnie Freeman 3861
160. Freddie Lewis 3859
161. Elden Campbell 3832
162. Bill Bridges 3824
  Dan Roundfield 3824
164. Glen Rice 3813
165. Richard Hamilton 3805
166. Ron Harper 3799
167. Eddie Johnson 3792
168. Vin Baker 3787
169. Don Nelson* 3744
170. Wayne Embry* 3741
171. Manu Ginobili 3739
172. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
173. Bob Love 3728
174. James Silas 3710
175. Mychal Thompson 3707
176. Randy Smith 3705
177. Mel Daniels* 3699
178. Red Kerr 3682
179. Josh Smith 3681
180. Walter Davis 3676
181. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
182. Brad Daugherty 3670
183. Antonio Davis 3668
184. Larry Jones 3666
185. Kelly Tripucka 3660
186. Billy Knight 3652
187. Ray Scott 3643
188. Steve Smith 3625
189. Charlie Scott 3609
190. Christian Laettner 3604
191. Chris Paul 3601
192. Lamar Odom 3599
193. Jamal Crawford 3589
194. Gilbert Arenas 3584
195. Andre Iguodala 3579
196. Sam Jones* 3572
197. Bill Sharman* 3559
198. Truck Robinson 3556
199. Metta World Peace 3523
200. Charles Oakley 3522
201. Joe Caldwell 3518
202. Gerald Wallace 3517
203. Anthony Mason 3511
204. Steve Francis 3494
205. Sleepy Floyd 3493
206. Carl Braun 3484
207. Danny Schayes 3461
208. Jalen Rose 3457
209. Mike Newlin 3456
210. Arnie Risen* 3451
211. Joe Graboski 3447
212. George Yardley* 3434
213. Derek Harper 3426
214. Russell Westbrook 3416
215. Jimmy Jones 3398
216. Eddie Jones 3394
217. Jeff Hornacek 3390
218. Steve Nash 3384
219. Jeff Malone 3383
220. Bob Dandridge 3382
221. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
223. Jerome Kersey 3364
224. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
225. Nene Hilario 3328
226. Mark Olberding 3321
227. Hot Rod Williams 3315
228. Antoine Walker 3303
229. Willis Reed* 3298
230. Baron Davis 3292
231. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
233. Grant Long 3272
234. Kendall Gill 3267
235. Marques Johnson 3265
236. Tim Hardaway 3263
237. Kevin Loughery 3262
238. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
239. Bobby Jones 3251
240. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
241. Dave Robisch 3241
242. Jerry Sloan* 3239
243. James Harden 3233
244. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
245. Billy Paultz 3231
246. Tyson Chandler 3226
247. Jason Terry 3207
248. Joe Johnson 3204
249. Joe Smith 3200
250. Ray Felix 3187
  Deron Williams 3187

NBA

Rank Player FTA
1. Karl Malone* 13188
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 11862
3. Shaquille O'Neal 11252
4. Moses Malone* 11090
5. Kobe Bryant 9730
6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
7. Oscar Robertson* 9185
8. Jerry West* 8801
9. Michael Jordan* 8772
10. Charles Barkley* 8643
11. Paul Pierce 8499
12. Adrian Dantley* 8351
13. Tim Duncan 8337
14. David Robinson* 8201
15. Allen Iverson 8168
16. Bob Pettit* 8119
17. Walt Bellamy* 8088
18. Elvin Hayes* 7999
19. Dolph Schayes* 7904
20. LeBron James 7730
21. Dirk Nowitzki 7689
22. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
23. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
24. Elgin Baylor* 7391
25. Dwight Howard 7357
26. Patrick Ewing* 7289
27. Reggie Miller* 7026
28. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
29. John Havlicek* 6589
30. Chet Walker* 6384
31. Dwyane Wade 6354
32. Carmelo Anthony 6307
33. Tom Chambers 6274
34. World B. Free 6264
35. Bailey Howell* 6224
36. Paul Arizin* 6189
37. Kevin Garnett 6169
38. Buck Williams 5979
39. Clyde Drexler* 5962
40. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
41. Magic Johnson* 5850
42. Shawn Kemp 5805
43. John Stockton* 5796
44. John Drew 5774
45. Artis Gilmore* 5768
46. Tiny Archibald* 5760
47. Bob Cousy* 5756
48. Vince Carter 5751
49. Hal Greer* 5717
50. Robert Parish* 5694
51. Dave Bing* 5683
52. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
53. Reggie Theus 5644
54. Bill Russell* 5614
55. Otis Thorpe 5612
56. Corey Maggette 5599
57. Pau Gasol 5589
58. Detlef Schrempf 5585
59. Richie Guerin* 5549
60. Grant Hill 5498
61. Bernard King* 5444
62. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
63. George Gervin* 5383
64. Amar'e Stoudemire 5377
65. Mitch Richmond* 5365
66. Gail Goodrich* 5354
67. Chris Bosh 5323
68. Isiah Thomas* 5316
69. Bob McAdoo* 5229
70. Tracy McGrady 5202
71. Clifford Robinson 5165
72. Alex English* 5141
73. Nate Thurmond* 5089
74. Jack Sikma 5053
75. Chauncey Billups 5029
76. Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
77. Julius Erving* 4950
78. Mark Aguirre 4944
79. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
  Andre Miller 4943
81. Ed Macauley* 4929
82. Elton Brand 4920
  Ray Allen 4920
84. Antawn Jamison 4860
85. Bob Lanier* 4858
86. Larry Foust 4816
87. Stephon Marbury 4804
88. Rod Strickland 4759
89. Dan Issel* 4756
90. Dennis Johnson* 4754
91. Paul Silas 4748
92. Billy Cunningham* 4717
93. Kevin Durant 4714
94. Terry Cummings 4711
95. Kevin Johnson 4691
96. James Edwards 4666
97. Cedric Maxwell 4592
98. Kevin McHale* 4554
99. Earl Monroe* 4513
100. Orlando Woolridge 4501
101. Gary Payton* 4480
102. Larry Bird* 4471
103. Neil Johnston* 4447
104. Scottie Pippen* 4437
  Richard Jefferson 4437
106. Bill Cartwright 4412
107. Pete Maravich* 4344
108. Derrick Coleman 4326
109. Jack Twyman* 4325
110. Dick Barnett 4324
111. Sidney Moncrief 4319
112. Rolando Blackman 4309
113. Rudy LaRusso 4308
114. Latrell Sprewell 4298
115. Sam Perkins 4292
116. A.C. Green 4250
117. Rick Barry* 4243
118. Kevin Willis 4238
119. Johnny Green 4226
  Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Walt Frazier* 4226
122. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
123. Chris Mullin* 4178
124. Vlade Divac 4176
125. Harry Gallatin* 4167
126. Sam Cassell 4144
127. Terry Porter 4107
128. Happy Hairston 4080
129. Zach Randolph 4076
130. Mickey Johnson 4066
131. Joe Dumars* 4059
132. Tony Parker 4035
133. Juwan Howard 4014
134. Bob Boozer 3998
135. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
136. Hersey Hawkins 3985
137. Johnny Newman 3984
138. Rony Seikaly 3961
139. Lou Hudson 3960
140. Sidney Wicks 3955
141. Jason Kidd 3954
142. George Mikan* 3924
143. Kevin Martin 3919
144. Chris Webber 3906
145. Armen Gilliam 3896
146. Larry Nance 3892
147. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
148. Ricky Pierce 3871
149. Calvin Murphy* 3864
150. Elden Campbell 3832
151. Bill Bridges 3824
152. Glen Rice 3813
153. Richard Hamilton 3805
154. Ron Harper 3799
155. Eddie Johnson 3792
156. Vin Baker 3787
157. Spencer Haywood* 3766
158. Don Nelson* 3744
159. Wayne Embry* 3741
160. Manu Ginobili 3739
161. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
162. Bob Love 3728
163. Cliff Hagan* 3722
164. Mychal Thompson 3707
165. Randy Smith 3705
166. Dan Roundfield 3702
167. Red Kerr 3682
168. Josh Smith 3681
169. Walter Davis 3676
170. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
171. Brad Daugherty 3670
172. Antonio Davis 3668
173. Kelly Tripucka 3660
174. Steve Smith 3625
175. David Thompson* 3616
176. Christian Laettner 3604
177. Chris Paul 3601
178. Lamar Odom 3599
179. Jamal Crawford 3589
180. Gilbert Arenas 3584
181. Andre Iguodala 3579
182. Sam Jones* 3572
183. Bill Sharman* 3559
  George McGinnis 3559
185. Truck Robinson 3556
186. Metta World Peace 3523
187. Charles Oakley 3522
188. Gerald Wallace 3517
189. Anthony Mason 3511
190. Steve Francis 3494
191. Sleepy Floyd 3493
192. Carl Braun 3484
193. Danny Schayes 3461
194. Jalen Rose 3457
195. Mike Newlin 3456
196. Arnie Risen* 3451
197. Joe Graboski 3447
198. George Yardley* 3434
199. Derek Harper 3426
200. Russell Westbrook 3416
201. Maurice Lucas 3399
202. Eddie Jones 3394
203. Jeff Hornacek 3390
204. Steve Nash 3384
205. Jeff Malone 3383
206. Bob Dandridge 3382
207. Jerry Lucas* 3365
  Dale Ellis 3365
209. Jerome Kersey 3364
210. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
211. Nene Hilario 3328
212. Hot Rod Williams 3315
213. Antoine Walker 3303
214. Willis Reed* 3298
215. Ray Scott 3293
216. Baron Davis 3292
217. Gene Shue 3273
  Brad Miller 3273
219. Grant Long 3272
220. Kendall Gill 3267
221. Marques Johnson 3265
222. Tim Hardaway 3263
223. Kevin Loughery 3262
224. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
225. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
226. Jerry Sloan* 3239
227. James Harden 3233
228. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
229. Tyson Chandler 3226
230. Jason Terry 3207
231. Joe Johnson 3204
232. Joe Smith 3200
233. Deron Williams 3187
  Ray Felix 3187
235. James Worthy* 3184
236. Antonio McDyess 3178
237. Purvis Short 3174
238. Gus Williams 3173
239. Paul Westphal 3166
240. Archie Clark 3163
241. Rasheed Wallace 3162
242. Alvan Adams 3160
243. Carlos Boozer 3158
244. Stephen Jackson 3154
245. Clyde Lovellette* 3141
246. Monta Ellis 3129
247. Danny Manning 3120
248. Rashard Lewis 3111
249. Doc Rivers 3093
250. Zelmo Beaty 3087

ABA

Rank Player FTA
1. Mack Calvin 4105
2. Freddie Lewis 3741
3. Mel Daniels* 3676
4. Donnie Freeman 3662
5. Dan Issel* 3559
6. Larry Jones 3379
7. Ron Boone 3179
8. Jimmy Jones 3158
9. Roger Brown* 3116
10. Julius Erving* 3102
11. Artis Gilmore* 3022
12. Willie Wise 2921
13. Cincinnatus Powell 2855
14. Louie Dampier 2849
15. Jim Eakins 2832
16. George McGinnis 2708
17. Warren Jabali 2669
18. Bob Netolicky 2644
19. Steve Jones 2608
20. George Carter 2563
21. George Thompson 2548
22. Ralph Simpson 2437
23. Glen Combs 2296
24. Larry Miller 2228
25. Goose Ligon 2226
26. Rick Barry* 2154
27. Chuck Williams 2088
28. Bob Verga 2054
29. Warren Davis 2030
30. Darel Carrier 2024
31. James Silas 2020
32. Red Robbins 1986
33. Dave Robisch 1966
34. Doug Moe 1924
35. Billy Paultz 1891
36. Les Hunter 1850
37. Rich Jones 1810
38. Zelmo Beaty 1786
39. Larry Brown* 1737
40. Ronald Franz 1635
41. Fatty Taylor 1627
42. Donald Sidle 1610
43. Joe Caldwell 1609
44. Levern Tart 1600
45. Charles Williams 1593
46. Walter Simon 1592
47. Wil Jones 1551
48. Wayne Hightower 1536
49. Bill Melchionni 1533
50. John Beasley 1512
51. Bob Warren 1494
52. Byron Beck 1471
53. George Gervin* 1439
54. Gerald Govan 1419
55. Stew Johnson 1393
56. Bill Keller 1378
57. Gene Moore 1350
58. Connie Hawkins* 1343
59. Stephen Chubin 1310
60. Johnny Neumann 1287
61. Charlie Scott 1265
62. Randolph Mahaffey 1262
63. Ira Harge 1253
64. Larry Cannon 1219
65. John Brisker 1203
66. Trooper Washington 1176
67. Tom Owens 1171
68. Mike Lewis 1164
69. Manny Leaks 1159
70. Darnell Hillman 1158
71. Julian Hammond 1130
72. Gene Littles 1124
73. Arthur Becker 1101
74. Oliver Taylor 1096
75. Al Smith 1057
76. Gary Bradds 1047
77. Willie Somerset 1043
  Frank Card 1043
79. Art Heyman 1021
80. Julius Keye 1009
81. George Peeples 1002
82. John Roche 982
83. Ted McClain 979
84. Joe Hamilton 959
85. Dave Twardzik 949
86. George Lehmann 916
87. Bird Averitt 890
88. Tony Jackson 880
89. Skeeter Swift 848
90. Marv Roberts 840
91. Ed Johnson 837
92. Charles Beasley 830
93. George Stone 827
94. Lonnie Wright 822
95. Randy Denton 821
96. Chico Vaughn 815
97. Mervin Jackson 804
98. Lee Davis 797
99. Willie Long 793
100. Larry Kenon 787
101. Billy Cunningham* 785
  Maurice McHartley 785
103. Marvin Barnes 779
104. Moses Malone* 774
105. Brian Taylor 772
106. Bo Lamar 771
107. Billy Knight 760
108. Jackie Moreland 752
109. Caldwell Jones 751
110. Rick Mount 748
111. Mike Jackson 743
112. Sam Smith 740
113. Mike Green 729
114. Collis Jones 727
115. Skip Thoren 711
116. Spencer Haywood* 705
117. David Thompson* 681
118. Goo Kennedy 667
119. Willie Murrell 659
120. Sonny Dove 655
  Swen Nater 655
122. Bob Bedell 633
123. Ben Warley 620
124. Andrew Anderson 616
125. George Irvine 615
126. Mike Barrett 614
127. Ollie Darden 597
128. Mike Gale 594
129. Bobby Jones 577
130. Will Frazier 570
131. John Williamson 569
132. Ron Perry 568
133. Jim Hadnot 551
134. Simmie Hill 528
135. Gus Gerard 517
  Larry Bunce 517
137. Wendell Ladner 514
138. Maurice Lucas 512
139. Henry Logan 509
  Neil Johnson 509
141. Craig Raymond 500
142. Cliff Hagan* 497
143. Jim Chones 492
144. Jesse Branson 473
145. Coby Dietrick 470
146. Mike Butler 469
  Dan Anderson 469
148. Dave Lattin 464
149. Travis Grant 463
150. Don Buse 458
151. Jeffrey Congdon 457
152. Willard Sojourner 455
153. Bobby Lloyd 445
154. Wayne Chapman 440
155. Hank Whitney 438
156. Keith Swagerty 424
157. Bobby Rascoe 423
158. Tim Bassett 411
159. Jan Van Breda Kolff 409
160. Arvesta Kelly 408
161. Jimmy O'Brien 406
162. Mel Bennett 403
163. George Karl 396
164. Tom Hoover 395
165. John Barnhill 387
166. Bill McGill 372
167. Ticky Burden 369
168. Steven Kramer 368
169. Claude Terry 364
170. Jim Ard 360
171. Ed Manning 358
172. Jim McDaniels 352
173. Ray Scott 350
174. Leary Lentz 338
175. John Fairchild 337
  Bernie Williams 337
177. Bruce Spraggins 336
178. Al Skinner 335
179. Gary Keller 334
180. Kevin Joyce 332
181. Mike Barr 327
182. Willie Porter 325
183. Grant Simmons 324
184. Kendall Rhine 321
185. Ronald Thomas 317
186. Jimmy Rayl 311
187. John Smith 308
  Barry Liebowitz 308
189. Dennis Grey 304
190. Len Elmore 299
191. Charles Edge 296
192. Jim Caldwell 295
193. Rich Niemann 286
194. Don Carlos 283
195. Tommie Bowens 280
  George Tinsley 280
197. Lester Selvage 278
198. Barry Orms 276
199. George Adams 272
200. Jerry Harkness 270
201. Larry Finch 269
202. Bobby Wilson 265
203. Johnny Baum 256
204. Errol Palmer 253
205. Stephen Vacendak 252
  Joe Hamood 252
207. Walter Piatkowski 250
208. Mark Olberding 247
  Bill Bunting 247
210. Al Tucker 241
211. David Vaughn 237
212. Guy Manning 236
213. Jay Miller 233
214. Bobby Edmonds 232
215. Joe DePre 226
216. Al Cueto 221
  Riney Lochmann 221
218. Mike Pratt 219
219. William Franklin 218
220. Spider Bennett 216
221. Mel Nowell 213
222. M.L. Carr 206
223. Dennis Wuycik 204
224. Richard Clark 203
  Tom Workman 203
226. Kim Hughes 202
  Samuel Robinson 202
228. Dewitt Menyard 197
229. Len Chappell 193
230. Jerry Pettway 190
231. Jerry Chambers 178
232. Jim Jarvis 173
233. Daniel Sparks 171
234. Barry Parkhill 169
235. Bob Lackey 167
236. Ervin Inniger 162
  Cotton Nash 162
238. Joe Kennedy 160
239. Elton McGriff 152
240. Mike Maloy 151
241. Jim Bradley 150
242. Billy Shepherd 148
243. Marlbert Pradd 146
244. Howard Bayne 143
  Lionel Billingy 143
246. Billy Schaeffer 142
  Dallas Thornton 142
248. Luther Green 141
249. Johnny Austin 140
  Patrick McFarland 140
  David Lee 140