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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Free Throw Attempts

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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 9489
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. Adrian Dantley* 8351
13. Dan Issel* 8315
14. Paul Pierce 8289
15. David Robinson* 8201
16. Allen Iverson 8168
17. Bob Pettit* 8119
18. Walt Bellamy* 8088
19. Julius Erving* 8052
20. Tim Duncan 8026
21. Elvin Hayes* 7999
22. Dolph Schayes* 7904
23. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
24. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
25. Dirk Nowitzki 7400
26. Elgin Baylor* 7391
27. Patrick Ewing* 7289
28. LeBron James 7202
29. Dwight Howard 7086
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. Tom Chambers 6274
37. George McGinnis 6267
38. World B. Free 6264
39. Bailey Howell* 6224
40. Paul Arizin* 6189
41. Kevin Garnett 6124
42. Carmelo Anthony 6070
43. Dwyane Wade 5984
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. Hal Greer* 5717
54. Robert Parish* 5694
  Vince Carter 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. Detlef Schrempf 5585
63. Richie Guerin* 5549
64. Billy Cunningham* 5502
65. Grant Hill 5498
66. Bernard King* 5444
67. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
68. Mitch Richmond* 5365
69. Gail Goodrich* 5354
70. Isiah Thomas* 5316
71. Bob McAdoo* 5229
72. Pau Gasol 5223
73. Tracy McGrady 5202
74. Amar'e Stoudemire 5191
75. Clifford Robinson 5165
76. Alex English* 5141
77. Chris Bosh 5091
78. Nate Thurmond* 5089
79. Jack Sikma 5053
80. Chauncey Billups 5029
81. Dikembe Mutombo 4960
82. Mark Aguirre 4944
83. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
84. Ed Macauley* 4929
85. Ray Allen 4920
86. Elton Brand 4897
87. Zelmo Beaty 4873
88. Andre Miller 4866
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. Terry Cummings 4711
98. Kevin Johnson 4691
99. James Edwards 4666
100. Cedric Maxwell 4592
101. Kevin McHale* 4554
102. Kevin Durant 4543
103. Earl Monroe* 4513
104. Orlando Woolridge 4501
105. Gary Payton* 4480
106. Spencer Haywood 4471
  Larry Bird* 4471
108. Neil Johnston* 4447
109. Scottie Pippen* 4437
110. Bill Cartwright 4412
111. Pete Maravich* 4344
112. Ron Boone 4334
113. Derrick Coleman 4326
114. Jack Twyman* 4325
115. Dick Barnett 4324
116. Richard Jefferson 4323
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
  Johnny Green 4226
  Tom Van Arsdale 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. Mickey Johnson 4066
138. Joe Dumars* 4059
139. Juwan Howard 4014
140. Bob Boozer 3998
141. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
142. Hersey Hawkins 3985
143. Johnny Newman 3984
144. Rony Seikaly 3961
145. Lou Hudson 3960
146. Sidney Wicks 3955
147. Jason Kidd 3954
148. George Mikan* 3924
149. Maurice Lucas 3911
150. Chris Webber 3906
151. Armen Gilliam 3896
152. Larry Nance 3892
153. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
154. Ricky Pierce 3871
155. Tony Parker 3869
156. Calvin Murphy* 3864
157. Donnie Freeman 3861
158. Freddie Lewis 3859
159. Elden Campbell 3832
160. Bill Bridges 3824
  Dan Roundfield 3824
162. Glen Rice 3813
163. Richard Hamilton 3805
164. Ron Harper 3799
165. Eddie Johnson 3792
166. Vin Baker 3787
167. Zach Randolph 3778
168. Don Nelson 3744
169. Wayne Embry 3741
170. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
171. Bob Love 3728
172. Kevin Martin 3726
173. James Silas 3710
174. Mychal Thompson 3707
175. Randy Smith 3705
176. Mel Daniels* 3699
177. Red Kerr 3682
178. Walter Davis 3676
179. Andrei Kirilenko 3671
180. Brad Daugherty 3670
181. Antonio Davis 3668
182. Larry Jones 3666
183. Kelly Tripucka 3660
184. Billy Knight 3652
185. Ray Scott 3643
186. Steve Smith 3625
187. Charlie Scott 3609
188. Christian Laettner 3604
189. Lamar Odom 3599
190. Gilbert Arenas 3584
191. Sam Jones* 3572
192. Bill Sharman* 3559
193. Truck Robinson 3556
194. Manu Ginobili 3535
195. Metta World Peace 3523
196. Charles Oakley 3522
197. Joe Caldwell 3518
198. Anthony Mason 3511
199. Gerald Wallace 3502
200. Steve Francis 3494
201. Sleepy Floyd 3493
202. Carl Braun 3484
203. Andre Iguodala 3465
204. Danny Schayes 3461
205. Jalen Rose 3457
206. Mike Newlin 3456
207. Arnie Risen* 3451
208. Joe Graboski 3447
209. George Yardley* 3434
210. Josh Smith 3426
  Derek Harper 3426
212. Jimmy Jones 3398
213. Eddie Jones 3394
214. Jeff Hornacek 3390
215. Steve Nash 3384
216. Jeff Malone 3383
217. Bob Dandridge 3382
218. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
220. Jerome Kersey 3364
221. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
222. Jamal Crawford 3337
223. Mark Olberding 3321
224. Hot Rod Williams 3315
225. Antoine Walker 3303
226. Willis Reed* 3298
227. Baron Davis 3292
228. Chris Paul 3280
229. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
231. Grant Long 3272
232. Kendall Gill 3267
233. Marques Johnson 3265
234. Tim Hardaway 3263
235. Kevin Loughery 3262
236. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
237. Bobby Jones 3251
238. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
239. Dave Robisch 3241
240. Jerry Sloan* 3239
241. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
242. Billy Paultz 3231
243. Joe Smith 3200
244. Ray Felix 3187
245. James Worthy* 3184
246. Antonio McDyess 3178
247. Purvis Short 3174
248. Gus Williams 3173
249. Paul Westphal 3166
250. Archie Clark 3163

NBA

Rank Player FTA
1. Karl Malone* 13188
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 11862
3. Shaquille O'Neal 11252
4. Moses Malone* 11090
5. Kobe Bryant 9489
6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
7. Oscar Robertson* 9185
8. Jerry West* 8801
9. Michael Jordan* 8772
10. Charles Barkley* 8643
11. Adrian Dantley* 8351
12. Paul Pierce 8289
13. David Robinson* 8201
14. Allen Iverson 8168
15. Bob Pettit* 8119
16. Walt Bellamy* 8088
17. Tim Duncan 8026
18. Elvin Hayes* 7999
19. Dolph Schayes* 7904
20. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
21. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
22. Dirk Nowitzki 7400
23. Elgin Baylor* 7391
24. Patrick Ewing* 7289
25. LeBron James 7202
26. Dwight Howard 7086
27. Reggie Miller* 7026
28. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
29. John Havlicek* 6589
30. Chet Walker* 6384
31. Tom Chambers 6274
32. World B. Free 6264
33. Bailey Howell* 6224
34. Paul Arizin* 6189
35. Kevin Garnett 6124
36. Carmelo Anthony 6070
37. Dwyane Wade 5984
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. Hal Greer* 5717
49. Vince Carter 5694
  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. Detlef Schrempf 5585
58. Richie Guerin* 5549
59. Grant Hill 5498
60. Bernard King* 5444
61. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
62. George Gervin* 5383
63. Mitch Richmond* 5365
64. Gail Goodrich* 5354
65. Isiah Thomas* 5316
66. Bob McAdoo* 5229
67. Pau Gasol 5223
68. Tracy McGrady 5202
69. Amar'e Stoudemire 5191
70. Clifford Robinson 5165
71. Alex English* 5141
72. Chris Bosh 5091
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
80. Ed Macauley* 4929
81. Ray Allen 4920
82. Elton Brand 4897
83. Andre Miller 4866
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. Terry Cummings 4711
94. Kevin Johnson 4691
95. James Edwards 4666
96. Cedric Maxwell 4592
97. Kevin McHale* 4554
98. Kevin Durant 4543
99. Earl Monroe* 4513
100. Orlando Woolridge 4501
101. Gary Payton* 4480
102. Larry Bird* 4471
103. Neil Johnston* 4447
104. Scottie Pippen* 4437
105. Bill Cartwright 4412
106. Pete Maravich* 4344
107. Derrick Coleman 4326
108. Jack Twyman* 4325
109. Dick Barnett 4324
110. Richard Jefferson 4323
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. Mickey Johnson 4066
130. Joe Dumars* 4059
131. Juwan Howard 4014
132. Bob Boozer 3998
133. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
134. Hersey Hawkins 3985
135. Johnny Newman 3984
136. Rony Seikaly 3961
137. Lou Hudson 3960
138. Sidney Wicks 3955
139. Jason Kidd 3954
140. George Mikan* 3924
141. Chris Webber 3906
142. Armen Gilliam 3896
143. Larry Nance 3892
144. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
145. Ricky Pierce 3871
146. Tony Parker 3869
147. Calvin Murphy* 3864
148. Elden Campbell 3832
149. Bill Bridges 3824
150. Glen Rice 3813
151. Richard Hamilton 3805
152. Ron Harper 3799
153. Eddie Johnson 3792
154. Vin Baker 3787
155. Zach Randolph 3778
156. Spencer Haywood 3766
157. Don Nelson 3744
158. Wayne Embry 3741
159. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
160. Bob Love 3728
161. Kevin Martin 3726
162. Cliff Hagan* 3722
163. Mychal Thompson 3707
164. Randy Smith 3705
165. Dan Roundfield 3702
166. Red Kerr 3682
167. Walter Davis 3676
168. Andrei Kirilenko 3671
169. Brad Daugherty 3670
170. Antonio Davis 3668
171. Kelly Tripucka 3660
172. Steve Smith 3625
173. David Thompson* 3616
174. Christian Laettner 3604
175. Lamar Odom 3599
176. Gilbert Arenas 3584
177. Sam Jones* 3572
178. George McGinnis 3559
  Bill Sharman* 3559
180. Truck Robinson 3556
181. Manu Ginobili 3535
182. Metta World Peace 3523
183. Charles Oakley 3522
184. Anthony Mason 3511
185. Gerald Wallace 3502
186. Steve Francis 3494
187. Sleepy Floyd 3493
188. Carl Braun 3484
189. Andre Iguodala 3465
190. Danny Schayes 3461
191. Jalen Rose 3457
192. Mike Newlin 3456
193. Arnie Risen* 3451
194. Joe Graboski 3447
195. George Yardley* 3434
196. Josh Smith 3426
  Derek Harper 3426
198. Maurice Lucas 3399
199. Eddie Jones 3394
200. Jeff Hornacek 3390
201. Steve Nash 3384
202. Jeff Malone 3383
203. Bob Dandridge 3382
204. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
206. Jerome Kersey 3364
207. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
208. Jamal Crawford 3337
209. Hot Rod Williams 3315
210. Antoine Walker 3303
211. Willis Reed* 3298
212. Ray Scott 3293
213. Baron Davis 3292
214. Chris Paul 3280
215. Gene Shue 3273
  Brad Miller 3273
217. Grant Long 3272
218. Kendall Gill 3267
219. Marques Johnson 3265
220. Tim Hardaway 3263
221. Kevin Loughery 3262
222. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
223. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
224. Jerry Sloan* 3239
225. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
226. Joe Smith 3200
227. Ray Felix 3187
228. James Worthy* 3184
229. Antonio McDyess 3178
230. Purvis Short 3174
231. Gus Williams 3173
232. Paul Westphal 3166
233. Archie Clark 3163
234. Rasheed Wallace 3162
235. Alvan Adams 3160
236. Jason Terry 3159
237. Stephen Jackson 3154
238. Clyde Lovellette* 3141
239. Nene Hilario 3126
240. Danny Manning 3120
241. Rashard Lewis 3111
242. Doc Rivers 3093
243. Zelmo Beaty 3087
244. Frank Ramsey* 3083
245. Joe Fulks* 3075
246. Mark Olberding 3074
247. Horace Grant 3053
248. Xavier McDaniel 3046
249. Jamal Mashburn 3032
  Michael Finley 3032

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. Maurice McHartley 785
  Billy Cunningham* 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. Dan Anderson 469
  Mike Butler 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. Bernie Williams 337
  John Fairchild 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. Barry Liebowitz 308
  John Smith 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. Tom Workman 203
  Richard Clark 203
226. Samuel Robinson 202
  Kim Hughes 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. Lionel Billingy 143
  Howard Bayne 143
246. Dallas Thornton 142
  Billy Schaeffer 142
248. Luther Green 141
249. Patrick McFarland 140
  David Lee 140
  Johnny Austin 140