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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 10011
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 8565
13. Tim Duncan 8468
14. Adrian Dantley* 8351
15. Dan Issel* 8315
16. LeBron James 8221
17. David Robinson* 8201
18. Allen Iverson* 8168
19. Bob Pettit* 8119
20. Walt Bellamy* 8088
21. Julius Erving* 8052
22. Elvin Hayes* 7999
23. Dirk Nowitzki 7969
24. Dolph Schayes* 7904
25. Dwight Howard 7831
26. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
27. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
28. Elgin Baylor* 7391
29. Patrick Ewing* 7289
30. Reggie Miller* 7026
31. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
32. George Gervin* 6822
33. Dwyane Wade 6760
34. Carmelo Anthony 6710
35. John Havlicek* 6589
36. Rick Barry* 6397
37. Chet Walker* 6384
38. Tom Chambers 6274
39. George McGinnis 6267
40. World B. Free 6264
41. Bailey Howell* 6224
42. Kevin Garnett 6190
43. Paul Arizin* 6189
44. Buck Williams 5979
45. Clyde Drexler* 5962
46. Pau Gasol 5878
47. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
48. Magic Johnson* 5850
49. Vince Carter 5835
50. Shawn Kemp 5805
51. John Stockton* 5796
52. John Drew 5774
53. Tiny Archibald* 5760
54. Bob Cousy* 5756
55. Hal Greer* 5717
56. Robert Parish* 5694
57. Dave Bing* 5683
58. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
59. Reggie Theus 5644
60. Bill Russell* 5614
61. Otis Thorpe 5612
62. Corey Maggette 5599
63. Chris Bosh 5591
64. Detlef Schrempf 5585
65. Richie Guerin* 5549
66. Billy Cunningham* 5502
67. Grant Hill 5498
68. Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
  Bernard King* 5444
70. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
71. Mitch Richmond* 5365
72. Gail Goodrich* 5354
73. Isiah Thomas* 5316
74. Bob McAdoo* 5229
75. Kevin Durant 5212
76. Tracy McGrady 5202
77. Clifford Robinson 5165
78. Alex English* 5141
79. Nate Thurmond* 5089
80. Jack Sikma 5053
81. Chauncey Billups 5029
82. Andre Miller 4975
83. Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
84. Mark Aguirre 4944
85. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
86. Elton Brand 4929
  Ed Macauley* 4929
88. Ray Allen 4920
89. Zelmo Beaty* 4873
90. Antawn Jamison 4860
91. Bob Lanier* 4858
92. Larry Foust 4816
93. Stephon Marbury 4804
94. Mack Calvin 4801
95. Rod Strickland 4759
96. Dennis Johnson* 4754
97. Paul Silas 4748
98. Terry Cummings 4711
99. Kevin Johnson 4691
100. James Edwards 4666
101. Cedric Maxwell 4592
102. Kevin McHale* 4554
103. Richard Jefferson 4524
104. Earl Monroe* 4513
105. Orlando Woolridge 4501
106. Gary Payton* 4480
107. Larry Bird* 4471
  Spencer Haywood* 4471
109. Neil Johnston* 4447
110. Scottie Pippen* 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. Zach Randolph 4292
  Sam Perkins 4292
124. A.C. Green 4250
125. Kevin Willis 4238
126. Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
  Walt Frazier* 4226
129. Cliff Hagan* 4219
130. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
131. Tony Parker 4206
132. Chris Mullin* 4178
133. Vlade Divac 4176
134. Harry Gallatin* 4167
135. Connie Hawkins* 4154
136. Sam Cassell 4144
137. Terry Porter 4107
138. Kevin Martin 4091
139. Happy Hairston 4080
140. James Harden 4070
141. Mickey Johnson 4066
142. Joe Dumars* 4059
143. Juwan Howard 4014
144. Bob Boozer 3998
145. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
146. Russell Westbrook 3989
147. Hersey Hawkins 3985
148. Johnny Newman 3984
149. Rony Seikaly 3961
150. Lou Hudson 3960
151. Sidney Wicks 3955
152. Jason Kidd 3954
153. Chris Paul 3929
154. George Mikan* 3924
155. Maurice Lucas 3911
156. Chris Webber 3906
157. Armen Gilliam 3896
158. Larry Nance 3892
159. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
160. Ricky Pierce 3871
161. Calvin Murphy* 3864
162. Donnie Freeman 3861
163. Jamal Crawford 3860
164. Freddie Lewis 3859
165. Manu Ginobili 3851
166. Elden Campbell 3832
167. Bill Bridges 3824
  Dan Roundfield 3824
169. Glen Rice 3813
170. Richard Hamilton 3805
171. Ron Harper 3799
172. Eddie Johnson 3792
173. Vin Baker 3787
174. Josh Smith 3748
175. Don Nelson* 3744
176. Wayne Embry* 3741
177. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
178. Bob Love 3728
179. James Silas 3710
180. Mychal Thompson 3707
181. Randy Smith 3705
182. Mel Daniels* 3699
183. Red Kerr 3682
184. Walter Davis 3676
185. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
186. Brad Daugherty 3670
187. Antonio Davis 3668
188. Larry Jones 3666
189. Andre Iguodala 3662
190. Kelly Tripucka 3660
191. Billy Knight 3652
192. Ray Scott 3643
193. Steve Smith 3625
194. Charlie Scott 3609
195. Christian Laettner 3604
196. Lamar Odom 3599
197. Gilbert Arenas 3584
198. Metta World Peace 3580
199. Sam Jones* 3572
200. Bill Sharman* 3559
201. Truck Robinson 3556
202. Charles Oakley 3522
203. Joe Caldwell 3518
204. Gerald Wallace 3517
205. Nene Hilario 3513
206. Anthony Mason 3511
207. Steve Francis 3494
208. Sleepy Floyd 3493
209. Carl Braun 3484
210. Danny Schayes 3461
211. Jalen Rose 3457
212. Mike Newlin 3456
213. Arnie Risen* 3451
214. Joe Graboski 3447
215. George Yardley* 3434
216. Derek Harper 3426
217. Jimmy Jones 3398
218. Tyson Chandler 3397
219. Eddie Jones 3394
220. Deron Williams 3393
221. Jeff Hornacek 3390
222. Steve Nash 3384
223. Jeff Malone 3383
224. Bob Dandridge 3382
225. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
227. Jerome Kersey 3364
228. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
229. Joe Johnson 3346
230. Monta Ellis 3335
231. Mark Olberding 3321
232. Hot Rod Williams 3315
233. Antoine Walker 3303
234. Willis Reed* 3298
235. Baron Davis 3292
236. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
238. Grant Long 3272
239. Kendall Gill 3267
240. Marques Johnson 3265
241. Tim Hardaway 3263
242. Kevin Loughery 3262
243. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
244. Bobby Jones 3251
245. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
246. Dave Robisch 3241
247. Jason Terry 3240
248. Jerry Sloan* 3239
249. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
250. Billy Paultz 3231

NBA

Rank Player FTA
1. Karl Malone* 13188
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 11862
3. Shaquille O'Neal* 11252
4. Moses Malone* 11090
5. Kobe Bryant 10011
6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
7. Oscar Robertson* 9185
8. Jerry West* 8801
9. Michael Jordan* 8772
10. Charles Barkley* 8643
11. Paul Pierce 8565
12. Tim Duncan 8468
13. Adrian Dantley* 8351
14. LeBron James 8221
15. David Robinson* 8201
16. Allen Iverson* 8168
17. Bob Pettit* 8119
18. Walt Bellamy* 8088
19. Elvin Hayes* 7999
20. Dirk Nowitzki 7969
21. Dolph Schayes* 7904
22. Dwight Howard 7831
23. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
24. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
25. Elgin Baylor* 7391
26. Patrick Ewing* 7289
27. Reggie Miller* 7026
28. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
29. Dwyane Wade 6760
30. Carmelo Anthony 6710
31. John Havlicek* 6589
32. Chet Walker* 6384
33. Tom Chambers 6274
34. World B. Free 6264
35. Bailey Howell* 6224
36. Kevin Garnett 6190
37. Paul Arizin* 6189
38. Buck Williams 5979
39. Clyde Drexler* 5962
40. Pau Gasol 5878
41. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
42. Magic Johnson* 5850
43. Vince Carter 5835
44. Shawn Kemp 5805
45. John Stockton* 5796
46. John Drew 5774
47. Artis Gilmore* 5768
48. Tiny Archibald* 5760
49. Bob Cousy* 5756
50. Hal Greer* 5717
51. Robert Parish* 5694
52. Dave Bing* 5683
53. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
54. Reggie Theus 5644
55. Bill Russell* 5614
56. Otis Thorpe 5612
57. Corey Maggette 5599
58. Chris Bosh 5591
59. Detlef Schrempf 5585
60. Richie Guerin* 5549
61. Grant Hill 5498
62. Bernard King* 5444
  Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
64. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
65. George Gervin* 5383
66. Mitch Richmond* 5365
67. Gail Goodrich* 5354
68. Isiah Thomas* 5316
69. Bob McAdoo* 5229
70. Kevin Durant 5212
71. Tracy McGrady 5202
72. Clifford Robinson 5165
73. Alex English* 5141
74. Nate Thurmond* 5089
75. Jack Sikma 5053
76. Chauncey Billups 5029
77. Andre Miller 4975
78. Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
79. Julius Erving* 4950
80. Mark Aguirre 4944
81. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
82. Elton Brand 4929
  Ed Macauley* 4929
84. Ray Allen 4920
85. Antawn Jamison 4860
86. Bob Lanier* 4858
87. Larry Foust 4816
88. Stephon Marbury 4804
89. Rod Strickland 4759
90. Dan Issel* 4756
91. Dennis Johnson* 4754
92. Paul Silas 4748
93. Billy Cunningham* 4717
94. Terry Cummings 4711
95. Kevin Johnson 4691
96. James Edwards 4666
97. Cedric Maxwell 4592
98. Kevin McHale* 4554
99. Richard Jefferson 4524
100. Earl Monroe* 4513
101. Orlando Woolridge 4501
102. Gary Payton* 4480
103. Larry Bird* 4471
104. Neil Johnston* 4447
105. Scottie Pippen* 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. Zach Randolph 4292
  Sam Perkins 4292
117. A.C. Green 4250
118. Rick Barry* 4243
119. Kevin Willis 4238
120. Walt Frazier* 4226
  Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
123. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
124. Tony Parker 4206
125. Chris Mullin* 4178
126. Vlade Divac 4176
127. Harry Gallatin* 4167
128. Sam Cassell 4144
129. Terry Porter 4107
130. Kevin Martin 4091
131. Happy Hairston 4080
132. James Harden 4070
133. Mickey Johnson 4066
134. Joe Dumars* 4059
135. Juwan Howard 4014
136. Bob Boozer 3998
137. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
138. Russell Westbrook 3989
139. Hersey Hawkins 3985
140. Johnny Newman 3984
141. Rony Seikaly 3961
142. Lou Hudson 3960
143. Sidney Wicks 3955
144. Jason Kidd 3954
145. Chris Paul 3929
146. George Mikan* 3924
147. Chris Webber 3906
148. Armen Gilliam 3896
149. Larry Nance 3892
150. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
151. Ricky Pierce 3871
152. Calvin Murphy* 3864
153. Jamal Crawford 3860
154. Manu Ginobili 3851
155. Elden Campbell 3832
156. Bill Bridges 3824
157. Glen Rice 3813
158. Richard Hamilton 3805
159. Ron Harper 3799
160. Eddie Johnson 3792
161. Vin Baker 3787
162. Spencer Haywood* 3766
163. Josh Smith 3748
164. Don Nelson* 3744
165. Wayne Embry* 3741
166. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
167. Bob Love 3728
168. Cliff Hagan* 3722
169. Mychal Thompson 3707
170. Randy Smith 3705
171. Dan Roundfield 3702
172. Red Kerr 3682
173. Walter Davis 3676
174. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
175. Brad Daugherty 3670
176. Antonio Davis 3668
177. Andre Iguodala 3662
178. Kelly Tripucka 3660
179. Steve Smith 3625
180. David Thompson* 3616
181. Christian Laettner 3604
182. Lamar Odom 3599
183. Gilbert Arenas 3584
184. Metta World Peace 3580
185. Sam Jones* 3572
186. George McGinnis 3559
  Bill Sharman* 3559
188. Truck Robinson 3556
189. Charles Oakley 3522
190. Gerald Wallace 3517
191. Nene Hilario 3513
192. Anthony Mason 3511
193. Steve Francis 3494
194. Sleepy Floyd 3493
195. Carl Braun 3484
196. Danny Schayes 3461
197. Jalen Rose 3457
198. Mike Newlin 3456
199. Arnie Risen* 3451
200. Joe Graboski 3447
201. George Yardley* 3434
202. Derek Harper 3426
203. Maurice Lucas 3399
204. Tyson Chandler 3397
205. Eddie Jones 3394
206. Deron Williams 3393
207. Jeff Hornacek 3390
208. Steve Nash 3384
209. Jeff Malone 3383
210. Bob Dandridge 3382
211. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
213. Jerome Kersey 3364
214. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
215. Joe Johnson 3346
216. Monta Ellis 3335
217. Hot Rod Williams 3315
218. Antoine Walker 3303
219. Willis Reed* 3298
220. Ray Scott 3293
221. Baron Davis 3292
222. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
224. Grant Long 3272
225. Kendall Gill 3267
226. Marques Johnson 3265
227. Tim Hardaway 3263
228. Kevin Loughery 3262
229. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
230. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
231. Jason Terry 3240
232. Jerry Sloan* 3239
233. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
234. Joe Smith 3200
235. Ray Felix 3187
236. James Worthy* 3184
237. Antonio McDyess 3178
238. Purvis Short 3174
239. Gus Williams 3173
240. Paul Westphal 3166
241. Archie Clark 3163
242. Rasheed Wallace 3162
243. Alvan Adams 3160
244. Carlos Boozer 3158
245. Stephen Jackson 3154
246. Clyde Lovellette* 3141
  LaMarcus Aldridge 3141
248. Danny Manning 3120
249. Paul Millsap 3112
250. Rashard Lewis 3111

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. Larry Bunce 517
  Gus Gerard 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. Riney Lochmann 221
  Al Cueto 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. 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. Johnny Austin 140
  Patrick McFarland 140
  David Lee 140