NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Free Throw Attempts

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

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
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. LeBron James 8581
13. Paul Pierce 8575
14. Tim Duncan 8468
15. Adrian Dantley* 8351
16. Dan Issel* 8315
17. David Robinson* 8201
18. Allen Iverson* 8168
19. Bob Pettit* 8119
20. Dwight Howard 8104
21. Walt Bellamy* 8088
22. Julius Erving* 8052
23. Dirk Nowitzki 8038
24. Elvin Hayes* 7999
25. Dolph Schayes* 7904
26. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
27. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
28. Elgin Baylor* 7391
29. Patrick Ewing* 7289
30. Reggie Miller* 7026
31. Carmelo Anthony 7000
32. Dwyane Wade 6997
33. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
34. George Gervin* 6822
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. Pau Gasol 5979
  Buck Williams 5979
46. Clyde Drexler* 5962
47. Vince Carter 5921
48. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
49. Magic Johnson* 5850
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. Kevin Durant 5567
66. Richie Guerin* 5549
67. Billy Cunningham* 5502
68. Grant Hill 5498
69. Bernard King* 5444
  Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
71. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
72. Mitch Richmond* 5365
73. Gail Goodrich* 5354
74. Isiah Thomas* 5316
75. Bob McAdoo* 5229
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. James Harden 4707
100. Kevin Johnson 4691
101. James Edwards 4666
102. Richard Jefferson 4596
103. Cedric Maxwell 4592
104. Russell Westbrook 4589
105. Kevin McHale* 4554
106. Earl Monroe* 4513
107. Orlando Woolridge 4501
108. Gary Payton* 4480
109. Larry Bird* 4471
  Spencer Haywood* 4471
111. Neil Johnston* 4447
112. Scottie Pippen* 4437
113. Zach Randolph 4416
114. Bill Cartwright 4412
115. Pete Maravich* 4344
116. Ron Boone 4334
117. Derrick Coleman 4326
118. Jack Twyman* 4325
119. Dick Barnett 4324
120. Sidney Moncrief 4319
121. Rolando Blackman 4309
122. Rudy LaRusso 4308
123. Latrell Sprewell 4298
124. David Thompson* 4297
125. Sam Perkins 4292
126. Tony Parker 4282
127. A.C. Green 4250
128. Kevin Willis 4238
129. Johnny Green 4226
  Walt Frazier* 4226
  Tom Van Arsdale 4226
132. Cliff Hagan* 4219
133. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
134. Chris Mullin* 4178
135. Vlade Divac 4176
136. Harry Gallatin* 4167
137. Connie Hawkins* 4154
138. Sam Cassell 4144
139. Terry Porter 4107
140. Kevin Martin 4091
141. Chris Paul 4090
142. Happy Hairston 4080
143. Mickey Johnson 4066
144. Joe Dumars* 4059
145. Juwan Howard 4014
146. Bob Boozer 3998
147. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
148. Jamal Crawford 3993
149. Hersey Hawkins 3985
150. Johnny Newman 3984
151. Rony Seikaly 3961
152. Lou Hudson 3960
153. Sidney Wicks 3955
154. Jason Kidd 3954
155. Manu Ginobili 3935
156. George Mikan* 3924
157. Maurice Lucas 3911
158. Chris Webber 3906
159. Armen Gilliam 3896
160. Larry Nance 3892
161. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
162. Ricky Pierce 3871
163. Calvin Murphy* 3864
164. Donnie Freeman 3861
165. Freddie Lewis 3859
166. Elden Campbell 3832
167. Dan Roundfield 3824
  Bill Bridges 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. Andre Iguodala 3717
180. James Silas 3710
181. Mychal Thompson 3707
182. Randy Smith 3705
183. Mel Daniels* 3699
184. Red Kerr 3682
185. Walter Davis 3676
186. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
187. Brad Daugherty 3670
188. Antonio Davis 3668
189. Larry Jones 3666
190. Kelly Tripucka 3660
191. Nene Hilario 3652
  Billy Knight 3652
193. Ray Scott 3643
194. Steve Smith 3625
195. Charlie Scott 3609
196. Christian Laettner 3604
197. Lamar Odom 3599
198. Metta World Peace 3588
199. Gilbert Arenas 3584
200. Sam Jones* 3572
201. Bill Sharman* 3559
202. Truck Robinson 3556
203. DeMarcus Cousins 3546
204. Charles Oakley 3522
205. Tyson Chandler 3521
206. Joe Caldwell 3518
207. Gerald Wallace 3517
208. Anthony Mason 3511
209. DeMar DeRozan 3502
210. Steve Francis 3494
211. Sleepy Floyd 3493
212. Carl Braun 3484
213. Deron Williams 3477
214. Danny Schayes 3461
215. Jalen Rose 3457
216. Mike Newlin 3456
217. Arnie Risen* 3451
218. Joe Graboski 3447
219. George Yardley* 3434
220. Monta Ellis 3429
221. Derek Harper 3426
222. Paul Millsap 3403
223. Jimmy Jones 3398
224. Joe Johnson 3397
225. Eddie Jones 3394
226. Jeff Hornacek 3390
227. Steve Nash 3384
228. Jeff Malone 3383
229. Bob Dandridge 3382
230. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
232. Jerome Kersey 3364
233. LaMarcus Aldridge 3363
234. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
235. Mark Olberding 3321
236. Hot Rod Williams 3315
237. Antoine Walker 3303
238. Willis Reed* 3298
239. Baron Davis 3292
240. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
242. Grant Long 3272
243. Kendall Gill 3267
244. Marques Johnson 3265
245. Tim Hardaway 3263
246. Kevin Loughery 3262
247. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
248. Jason Terry 3256
249. Bobby Jones 3251
250. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243

NBA

NBA Table
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. LeBron James 8581
12. Paul Pierce 8575
13. Tim Duncan 8468
14. Adrian Dantley* 8351
15. David Robinson* 8201
16. Allen Iverson* 8168
17. Bob Pettit* 8119
18. Dwight Howard 8104
19. Walt Bellamy* 8088
20. Dirk Nowitzki 8038
21. Elvin Hayes* 7999
22. Dolph Schayes* 7904
23. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
24. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
25. Elgin Baylor* 7391
26. Patrick Ewing* 7289
27. Reggie Miller* 7026
28. Carmelo Anthony 7000
29. Dwyane Wade 6997
30. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
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
  Pau Gasol 5979
40. Clyde Drexler* 5962
41. Vince Carter 5921
42. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
43. Magic Johnson* 5850
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. Kevin Durant 5567
61. Richie Guerin* 5549
62. Grant Hill 5498
63. Bernard King* 5444
  Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
65. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
66. George Gervin* 5383
67. Mitch Richmond* 5365
68. Gail Goodrich* 5354
69. Isiah Thomas* 5316
70. Bob McAdoo* 5229
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. Ed Macauley* 4929
  Elton Brand 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. James Harden 4707
96. Kevin Johnson 4691
97. James Edwards 4666
98. Richard Jefferson 4596
99. Cedric Maxwell 4592
100. Russell Westbrook 4589
101. Kevin McHale* 4554
102. Earl Monroe* 4513
103. Orlando Woolridge 4501
104. Gary Payton* 4480
105. Larry Bird* 4471
106. Neil Johnston* 4447
107. Scottie Pippen* 4437
108. Zach Randolph 4416
109. Bill Cartwright 4412
110. Pete Maravich* 4344
111. Derrick Coleman 4326
112. Jack Twyman* 4325
113. Dick Barnett 4324
114. Sidney Moncrief 4319
115. Rolando Blackman 4309
116. Rudy LaRusso 4308
117. Latrell Sprewell 4298
118. Sam Perkins 4292
119. Tony Parker 4282
120. A.C. Green 4250
121. Rick Barry* 4243
122. Kevin Willis 4238
123. Johnny Green 4226
  Walt Frazier* 4226
  Tom Van Arsdale 4226
126. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
127. Chris Mullin* 4178
128. Vlade Divac 4176
129. Harry Gallatin* 4167
130. Sam Cassell 4144
131. Terry Porter 4107
132. Kevin Martin 4091
133. Chris Paul 4090
134. Happy Hairston 4080
135. Mickey Johnson 4066
136. Joe Dumars* 4059
137. Juwan Howard 4014
138. Bob Boozer 3998
139. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
140. Jamal Crawford 3993
141. Hersey Hawkins 3985
142. Johnny Newman 3984
143. Rony Seikaly 3961
144. Lou Hudson 3960
145. Sidney Wicks 3955
146. Jason Kidd 3954
147. Manu Ginobili 3935
148. George Mikan* 3924
149. Chris Webber 3906
150. Armen Gilliam 3896
151. Larry Nance 3892
152. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
153. Ricky Pierce 3871
154. Calvin Murphy* 3864
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. Andre Iguodala 3717
170. Mychal Thompson 3707
171. Randy Smith 3705
172. Dan Roundfield 3702
173. Red Kerr 3682
174. Walter Davis 3676
175. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
176. Brad Daugherty 3670
177. Antonio Davis 3668
178. Kelly Tripucka 3660
179. Nene Hilario 3652
180. Steve Smith 3625
181. David Thompson* 3616
182. Christian Laettner 3604
183. Lamar Odom 3599
184. Metta World Peace 3588
185. Gilbert Arenas 3584
186. Sam Jones* 3572
187. Bill Sharman* 3559
  George McGinnis 3559
189. Truck Robinson 3556
190. DeMarcus Cousins 3546
191. Charles Oakley 3522
192. Tyson Chandler 3521
193. Gerald Wallace 3517
194. Anthony Mason 3511
195. DeMar DeRozan 3502
196. Steve Francis 3494
197. Sleepy Floyd 3493
198. Carl Braun 3484
199. Deron Williams 3477
200. Danny Schayes 3461
201. Jalen Rose 3457
202. Mike Newlin 3456
203. Arnie Risen* 3451
204. Joe Graboski 3447
205. George Yardley* 3434
206. Monta Ellis 3429
207. Derek Harper 3426
208. Paul Millsap 3403
209. Maurice Lucas 3399
210. Joe Johnson 3397
211. Eddie Jones 3394
212. Jeff Hornacek 3390
213. Steve Nash 3384
214. Jeff Malone 3383
215. Bob Dandridge 3382
216. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
218. Jerome Kersey 3364
219. LaMarcus Aldridge 3363
220. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
221. Hot Rod Williams 3315
222. Antoine Walker 3303
223. Willis Reed* 3298
224. Ray Scott 3293
225. Baron Davis 3292
226. Gene Shue 3273
  Brad Miller 3273
228. Grant Long 3272
229. Kendall Gill 3267
230. Marques Johnson 3265
231. Tim Hardaway 3263
232. Kevin Loughery 3262
233. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
234. Jason Terry 3256
235. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
236. Rudy Gay 3240
237. Jerry Sloan* 3239
238. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
239. Kevin Love 3230
240. Joe Smith 3200
241. Ray Felix 3187
242. James Worthy* 3184
243. Antonio McDyess 3178
244. Purvis Short 3174
245. Gus Williams 3173
246. Paul Westphal 3166
247. Archie Clark 3163
248. Rasheed Wallace 3162
249. Alvan Adams 3160
250. Carlos Boozer 3158

ABA

ABA Table
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. Frank Card 1043
  Willie Somerset 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. Swen Nater 655
  Sonny Dove 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. Neil Johnson 509
  Henry Logan 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. George Tinsley 280
  Tommie Bowens 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. Joe Hamood 252
  Stephen Vacendak 252
207. Walter Piatkowski 250
208. Bill Bunting 247
  Mark Olberding 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. 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. Cotton Nash 162
  Ervin Inniger 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. Dallas Thornton 142
  Billy Schaeffer 142
248. Luther Green 141
249. Johnny Austin 140
  David Lee 140
  Patrick McFarland 140

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