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 7121
8. Paul Pierce 6918
9. Adrian Dantley* 6832
10. Dolph Schayes* 6712
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6712
12. Dan Issel* 6591
13. LeBron James 6545
14. Allen Iverson* 6375
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. Carmelo Anthony 5805
26. Elgin Baylor* 5763
27. George Gervin* 5737
28. Rick Barry* 5713
29. Dwyane Wade 5442
30. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
31. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
32. Patrick Ewing* 5392
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. Kevin Durant 4999
40. Magic Johnson* 4960
41. Kevin Garnett 4887
42. John Stockton* 4788
43. Vince Carter 4757
44. Bailey Howell* 4740
45. Dwight Howard 4719
46. World B. Free 4718
47. Clyde Drexler* 4698
48. Tiny Archibald* 4664
49. Reggie Theus 4663
50. Jerry Stackhouse 4649
51. Bob Cousy* 4624
52. Corey Maggette 4605
53. Pau Gasol 4600
54. Hal Greer* 4578
55. Mitch Richmond* 4561
56. Chauncey Billups 4496
57. Detlef Schrempf 4486
58. Chris Bosh 4466
59. Dave Bing* 4403
60. Ray Allen 4398
61. James Harden 4366
62. Richie Guerin* 4328
63. Gail Goodrich* 4319
  John Drew 4319
65. Shawn Kemp 4304
66. Jack Sikma 4292
67. Alex English* 4277
68. Dick Van Arsdale 4253
69. Grant Hill 4228
70. George McGinnis* 4164
71. Mack Calvin 4144
72. Amar'e Stoudemire 4142
73. Robert Parish* 4106
74. Alonzo Mourning* 4057
75. Isiah Thomas* 4036
76. Russell Westbrook 4035
77. Billy Cunningham* 4015
  Andre Miller 4015
79. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
80. Bernard King* 3972
81. Buck Williams 3971
82. Larry Bird* 3960
83. Bob McAdoo* 3944
84. Kevin Johnson 3943
85. Tracy McGrady* 3882
86. Otis Thorpe 3853
87. Dennis Johnson* 3791
88. Stephon Marbury 3768
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. Chris Paul 3631
96. Elton Brand 3627
97. Ron Boone 3626
98. Rolando Blackman 3620
99. Chris Mullin* 3616
100. Cedric Maxwell 3598
101. Sidney Moncrief 3587
102. Larry Foust 3570
103. Sam Cassell 3567
104. Pete Maravich* 3564
105. Kevin Martin 3561
106. Clifford Robinson 3560
  Richard Jefferson 3560
108. Spencer Haywood* 3558
109. Jamal Crawford 3527
110. Antawn Jamison 3521
111. Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
112. Sam Perkins 3479
113. Hersey Hawkins 3466
114. Latrell Sprewell 3456
115. Zach Randolph 3447
116. Calvin Murphy* 3445
117. Terry Porter 3433
118. Rod Strickland 3432
119. Joe Dumars* 3423
120. Neil Johnston* 3417
121. Bill Cartwright 3401
122. Nate Thurmond* 3395
123. Dikembe Mutombo* 3391
124. Ricky Pierce 3389
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. Manu Ginobili 3296
134. Dick Barnett 3290
135. Gary Payton* 3265
136. James Edwards 3257
137. Tony Parker 3254
138. Mickey Johnson 3253
139. Richard Hamilton 3240
140. Connie Hawkins* 3235
141. Johnny Newman 3228
142. Glen Rice 3225
143. Harry Gallatin* 3223
144. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
145. Paul Silas 3196
146. DeMar DeRozan 3187
147. Eddie Johnson 3186
148. James Silas 3172
149. Lou Hudson 3156
150. Freddie Lewis 3154
151. Bill Russell* 3148
152. Bill Sharman* 3143
153. Walter Davis 3128
154. Scottie Pippen* 3122
155. A.C. Green 3119
156. Kelly Tripucka 3106
157. Jason Kidd 3103
158. Donnie Freeman 3090
159. George Mikan* 3068
160. Juwan Howard 3067
161. Steve Smith 3064
162. Steve Nash 3060
163. Bob Boozer 3042
164. Happy Hairston 3025
165. Armen Gilliam 3024
166. Kevin Willis 3023
167. Billy Knight 3021
168. Jermaine O'Neal 3007
169. Mike Newlin 3005
170. Bob Love 3001
171. Maurice Lucas 2992
172. Jeff Hornacek 2973
173. Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
174. Christian Laettner 2957
175. Jeff Malone 2947
176. Larry Nance 2939
177. Larry Jones 2907
178. Randy Smith 2893
179. Vlade Divac 2888
180. Gilbert Arenas 2879
181. Deron Williams 2878
182. Sam Jones* 2869
183. Don Nelson* 2864
184. Sleepy Floyd 2846
185. LaMarcus Aldridge 2815
186. Dan Roundfield 2810
187. Carl Braun 2801
188. DeMarcus Cousins 2794
189. Charlie Scott 2790
190. Danny Schayes 2788
191. Steve Francis 2785
192. Andrei Kirilenko 2772
193. Jalen Rose 2770
194. Kevin Love 2767
195. Jason Terry 2765
196. Joe Johnson 2749
197. Eddie Jones 2745
198. Brad Daugherty 2741
199. Ron Harper 2735
200. Lou Williams 2728
201. Sidney Wicks 2711
202. Andre Iguodala 2702
203. Rony Seikaly 2691
204. Mark Olberding 2683
205. Charles Oakley 2679
  Elden Campbell 2679
207. George Yardley* 2677
208. Monta Ellis 2675
209. Jimmy Jones 2668
210. Antonio Davis 2665
211. Red Kerr 2662
212. Bill Bridges 2650
213. Ray Scott 2648
  Tom Heinsohn* 2648
215. Dale Ellis 2639
216. Bob Dandridge 2638
  Gene Shue 2638
218. Jerry Lucas* 2635
219. Paul Millsap 2634
220. Brad Miller 2631
221. Kevin Loughery 2621
222. Purvis Short 2614
223. Rudy Gay 2613
224. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
225. Paul Westphal 2596
226. Dave Robisch 2587
227. Devin Harris 2576
228. Allan Houston 2572
  Metta World Peace 2572
230. Derek Harper 2554
231. Tim Hardaway 2551
232. Chris Webber 2534
233. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
  Mike Gminski 2531
235. Joe Smith 2528
236. Louie Dampier* 2521
237. David West 2519
238. Stephen Jackson 2516
  Kyle Lowry 2516
240. Michael Redd 2513
241. Rashard Lewis 2504
242. Lamar Odom 2495
243. Gerald Wallace 2494
244. Caron Butler 2492
245. Grant Long 2491
246. Alvan Adams 2490
247. Bobby Jones 2489
248. Anthony Mason 2488
249. Byron Scott 2486
250. Yao Ming* 2485

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 7121
8. Paul Pierce 6918
9. Adrian Dantley* 6832
10. Dolph Schayes* 6712
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6712
12. LeBron James 6545
13. Allen Iverson* 6375
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. Carmelo Anthony 5805
23. Elgin Baylor* 5763
24. Dwyane Wade 5442
25. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
26. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
27. Patrick Ewing* 5392
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. Kevin Durant 4999
35. Magic Johnson* 4960
36. Kevin Garnett 4887
37. John Stockton* 4788
38. Vince Carter 4757
39. Bailey Howell* 4740
40. Dwight Howard 4719
41. World B. Free 4718
42. Clyde Drexler* 4698
43. Tiny Archibald* 4664
44. Reggie Theus 4663
45. Jerry Stackhouse 4649
46. Bob Cousy* 4624
47. Corey Maggette 4605
48. Pau Gasol 4600
49. Hal Greer* 4578
50. Mitch Richmond* 4561
51. George Gervin* 4541
52. Chauncey Billups 4496
53. Detlef Schrempf 4486
54. Chris Bosh 4466
55. Dave Bing* 4403
56. Ray Allen 4398
57. James Harden 4366
58. Richie Guerin* 4328
59. John Drew 4319
  Gail Goodrich* 4319
61. Shawn Kemp 4304
62. Jack Sikma 4292
63. Alex English* 4277
64. Dick Van Arsdale 4253
65. Grant Hill 4228
66. Amar'e Stoudemire 4142
67. Artis Gilmore* 4114
68. Robert Parish* 4106
69. Alonzo Mourning* 4057
70. Isiah Thomas* 4036
71. Russell Westbrook 4035
72. Andre Miller 4015
73. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
74. Bernard King* 3972
75. Buck Williams 3971
76. Larry Bird* 3960
77. Bob McAdoo* 3944
78. Kevin Johnson 3943
79. Tracy McGrady* 3882
80. Otis Thorpe 3853
81. Julius Erving* 3844
82. Rick Barry* 3818
83. Dan Issel* 3792
84. Dennis Johnson* 3791
85. Stephon Marbury 3768
86. Ed Macauley* 3750
87. Bob Lanier* 3724
88. Mark Aguirre 3664
89. Earl Monroe* 3642
90. Kevin McHale* 3634
91. Chris Paul 3631
92. Elton Brand 3627
93. Rolando Blackman 3620
94. Chris Mullin* 3616
95. Cedric Maxwell 3598
96. Sidney Moncrief 3587
97. Larry Foust 3570
98. Sam Cassell 3567
99. Pete Maravich* 3564
100. Kevin Martin 3561
101. Richard Jefferson 3560
  Clifford Robinson 3560
103. Jamal Crawford 3527
104. Antawn Jamison 3521
105. Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
106. Sam Perkins 3479
107. Hersey Hawkins 3466
108. Latrell Sprewell 3456
109. Zach Randolph 3447
110. Calvin Murphy* 3445
111. Terry Porter 3433
112. Rod Strickland 3432
113. Joe Dumars* 3423
114. Neil Johnston* 3417
115. Bill Cartwright 3401
116. Nate Thurmond* 3395
117. Billy Cunningham* 3394
118. Dikembe Mutombo* 3391
119. Ricky Pierce 3389
120. Jack Twyman* 3366
121. Derrick Coleman 3326
  Terry Cummings 3326
123. Walt Frazier* 3321
124. Orlando Woolridge 3315
125. Rudy LaRusso 3303
126. Manu Ginobili 3296
127. Dick Barnett 3290
128. Gary Payton* 3265
129. James Edwards 3257
130. Tony Parker 3254
131. Mickey Johnson 3253
132. Richard Hamilton 3240
133. Johnny Newman 3228
134. Glen Rice 3225
135. Harry Gallatin* 3223
136. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
137. Paul Silas 3196
138. DeMar DeRozan 3187
139. Eddie Johnson 3186
140. Lou Hudson 3156
141. Bill Russell* 3148
142. Bill Sharman* 3143
143. Walter Davis 3128
144. Scottie Pippen* 3122
145. A.C. Green 3119
146. Kelly Tripucka 3106
147. Jason Kidd 3103
148. George Mikan* 3068
149. Juwan Howard 3067
150. Steve Smith 3064
151. Steve Nash 3060
152. Bob Boozer 3042
153. Happy Hairston 3025
154. Armen Gilliam 3024
155. Kevin Willis 3023
156. Spencer Haywood* 3011
157. Jermaine O'Neal 3007
158. Mike Newlin 3005
159. Bob Love 3001
160. Jeff Hornacek 2973
161. Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
  Cliff Hagan* 2969
163. Christian Laettner 2957
164. Jeff Malone 2947
165. Larry Nance 2939
166. Randy Smith 2893
167. Vlade Divac 2888
168. Gilbert Arenas 2879
169. Deron Williams 2878
170. Sam Jones* 2869
171. Don Nelson* 2864
172. Sleepy Floyd 2846
173. LaMarcus Aldridge 2815
  David Thompson* 2815
175. Carl Braun 2801
176. DeMarcus Cousins 2794
177. Danny Schayes 2788
178. Steve Francis 2785
179. Andrei Kirilenko 2772
180. Jalen Rose 2770
181. Kevin Love 2767
182. Jason Terry 2765
183. Joe Johnson 2749
184. Eddie Jones 2745
185. Brad Daugherty 2741
186. Ron Harper 2735
187. Dan Roundfield 2733
188. Lou Williams 2728
189. Sidney Wicks 2711
190. Andre Iguodala 2702
191. Rony Seikaly 2691
192. Charles Oakley 2679
  Elden Campbell 2679
194. George Yardley* 2677
195. Monta Ellis 2675
196. Antonio Davis 2665
197. Red Kerr 2662
198. Bill Bridges 2650
199. Tom Heinsohn* 2648
200. Dale Ellis 2639
201. Gene Shue 2638
  Bob Dandridge 2638
203. Jerry Lucas* 2635
204. Paul Millsap 2634
205. Brad Miller 2631
206. Kevin Loughery 2621
207. Purvis Short 2614
208. Rudy Gay 2613
209. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
210. Paul Westphal 2596
211. Maurice Lucas 2595
212. Devin Harris 2576
213. Metta World Peace 2572
  Allan Houston 2572
215. Derek Harper 2554
216. Tim Hardaway 2551
217. Chris Webber 2534
218. Mike Gminski 2531
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
220. Joe Smith 2528
221. David West 2519
222. Stephen Jackson 2516
  Kyle Lowry 2516
224. Michael Redd 2513
225. Rashard Lewis 2504
226. Lamar Odom 2495
227. Gerald Wallace 2494
228. Caron Butler 2492
  Mark Olberding 2492
230. Grant Long 2491
231. Alvan Adams 2490
232. Anthony Mason 2488
233. Byron Scott 2486
234. Yao Ming* 2485
235. Frank Ramsey* 2480
236. Nene Hilario 2477
237. Glenn Robinson 2472
238. Willis Reed* 2465
239. Kendall Gill 2463
240. Michael Finley 2460
241. James Worthy* 2447
242. Bill Laimbeer 2440
243. Archie Clark 2433
244. Larry Costello 2432
245. Mychal Thompson 2427
246. Doc Rivers 2426
247. Kenny Sears 2425
248. Clarence Weatherspoon 2423
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. Warren Jabali 2018
  Artis Gilmore* 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. Oliver Taylor 749
  Tony Jackson 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. Willie 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. Jim McDaniels 257
  Bill McGill 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. Leary Lentz 223
  Larry Finch 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. Al Tucker 191
  Mark Olberding 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. Bobby Wilson 163
  Tom Workman 163
  Dennis Grey 163
215. Al Cueto 157
  Samuel Robinson 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
  M.L. Carr 137
  Richard Clark 137
226. Guy Manning 136
227. Riney Lochmann 134
228. William Franklin 131
  Dewitt Menyard 131
230. David Vaughn 130
  Barry Parkhill 130
  Joe Kennedy 130
233. Jerry Pettway 124
234. Cotton Nash 121
235. Ervin Inniger 120
  David Lee 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. Billy Shepherd 103
  Wesley Bialosuknia 103
  Loyd King 103
246. Wali Jones 102
247. Johnny Austin 101
248. Bob Lackey 99
249. Chuck Terry 97
250. Lionel Billingy 93
  Darrell Elston 93
  Dallas Thornton 93
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