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. Dirk Nowitzki 7201
7. Jerry West* 7160
8. LeBron James 6929
9. Paul Pierce 6918
10. Adrian Dantley* 6832
11. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6712
  Dolph Schayes* 6712
13. Dan Issel* 6591
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. Carmelo Anthony 5915
25. Tim Duncan 5896
26. Elgin Baylor* 5763
27. George Gervin* 5737
28. Rick Barry* 5713
29. Dwyane Wade 5559
30. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
31. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
32. Patrick Ewing* 5392
33. Kevin Durant 5380
34. John Havlicek* 5369
35. Elvin Hayes* 5356
36. Walt Bellamy* 5113
37. Chet Walker* 5079
38. Tom Chambers 5066
39. Dwight Howard 5027
40. Paul Arizin* 5010
41. Magic Johnson* 4960
42. James Harden 4915
43. Kevin Garnett 4887
44. Vince Carter 4791
45. John Stockton* 4788
46. Bailey Howell* 4740
  Pau Gasol 4740
48. World B. Free 4718
49. Clyde Drexler* 4698
50. Tiny Archibald* 4664
51. Reggie Theus 4663
52. Jerry Stackhouse 4649
53. Bob Cousy* 4624
54. Corey Maggette 4605
55. Hal Greer* 4578
56. Mitch Richmond* 4561
57. Chauncey Billups 4496
58. Detlef Schrempf 4486
59. Chris Bosh 4466
60. Russell Westbrook 4422
61. Dave Bing* 4403
62. Ray Allen* 4398
63. Richie Guerin* 4328
64. Gail Goodrich* 4319
  John Drew 4319
66. Shawn Kemp 4304
67. Jack Sikma 4292
68. Alex English* 4277
69. Dick Van Arsdale 4253
70. Grant Hill* 4228
71. George McGinnis* 4164
72. Mack Calvin 4144
73. Amar'e Stoudemire 4142
74. Robert Parish* 4106
75. Alonzo Mourning* 4057
76. Isiah Thomas* 4036
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. Chris Paul 3863
87. Otis Thorpe 3853
88. Dennis Johnson* 3791
89. Stephon Marbury 3768
90. Zelmo Beaty* 3757
91. Ed Macauley* 3750
92. Bob Lanier* 3724
93. Mark Aguirre 3664
94. Earl Monroe* 3642
95. Kevin McHale* 3634
96. Elton Brand 3627
97. Ron Boone 3626
98. Rolando Blackman 3620
99. Chris Mullin* 3616
100. Jamal Crawford 3613
101. DeMar DeRozan 3604
102. Cedric Maxwell 3598
103. Sidney Moncrief 3587
104. Larry Foust 3570
105. Sam Cassell 3567
106. Pete Maravich* 3564
107. Richard Jefferson 3562
108. Kevin Martin 3561
109. Clifford Robinson 3560
110. Spencer Haywood* 3558
111. Antawn Jamison 3521
112. Zach Randolph 3507
113. Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
114. Sam Perkins 3479
115. Hersey Hawkins 3466
116. Latrell Sprewell 3456
117. Calvin Murphy* 3445
118. Terry Porter 3433
119. Rod Strickland 3432
120. Joe Dumars* 3423
121. Neil Johnston* 3417
122. Bill Cartwright 3401
123. Nate Thurmond* 3395
124. Dikembe Mutombo* 3391
125. Ricky Pierce 3389
126. Manu Ginobili 3380
127. Cliff Hagan* 3370
128. Jack Twyman* 3366
129. David Thompson* 3356
130. Tony Parker 3329
131. Derrick Coleman 3326
  Terry Cummings 3326
133. Walt Frazier* 3321
134. Orlando Woolridge 3315
135. Rudy LaRusso 3303
136. Dick Barnett 3290
137. Gary Payton* 3265
138. James Edwards 3257
139. Mickey Johnson 3253
140. Richard Hamilton 3240
141. Connie Hawkins* 3235
142. Johnny Newman 3228
143. Glen Rice 3225
144. Harry Gallatin* 3223
145. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
146. Paul Silas 3196
147. Eddie Johnson 3186
148. Lou Williams 3180
149. James Silas 3172
150. Lou Hudson 3156
151. Freddie Lewis 3154
152. Bill Russell* 3148
153. Bill Sharman* 3143
154. Walter Davis 3128
155. Scottie Pippen* 3122
156. LaMarcus Aldridge 3121
157. A.C. Green 3119
158. Kelly Tripucka 3106
159. Jason Kidd* 3103
160. Donnie Freeman 3090
161. George Mikan* 3068
162. Juwan Howard 3067
163. Steve Smith 3064
164. Steve Nash* 3060
165. Bob Boozer 3042
166. Happy Hairston 3025
167. Armen Gilliam 3024
168. Kevin Willis 3023
169. Billy Knight 3021
170. Jermaine O'Neal 3007
171. Mike Newlin 3005
172. Bob Love 3001
173. Maurice Lucas 2992
  DeMarcus Cousins 2992
175. Jeff Hornacek 2973
176. Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
177. Christian Laettner 2957
178. Kevin Love 2947
  Jeff Malone 2947
180. Larry Nance 2939
181. Larry Jones 2907
182. Randy Smith 2893
183. Vlade Divac 2888
184. Gilbert Arenas 2879
185. Deron Williams 2878
186. Sam Jones* 2869
187. Don Nelson* 2864
188. Sleepy Floyd 2846
189. Dan Roundfield 2810
190. Carl Braun 2801
191. Charlie Scott* 2790
192. Danny Schayes 2788
193. Steve Francis 2785
194. Joe Johnson 2783
195. Andrei Kirilenko 2772
196. Jason Terry 2771
197. Jalen Rose 2770
198. Andre Iguodala 2752
199. Eddie Jones 2745
200. Paul Millsap 2742
201. Brad Daugherty 2741
202. Kyle Lowry 2739
203. Ron Harper 2735
204. Sidney Wicks 2711
205. Rudy Gay 2697
206. Devin Harris 2691
  Rony Seikaly 2691
208. Mark Olberding 2683
209. Charles Oakley 2679
  Elden Campbell 2679
211. George Yardley* 2677
212. Monta Ellis 2675
213. Jimmy Jones 2668
214. Antonio Davis 2665
215. Red Kerr 2662
216. Bill Bridges 2650
217. Tom Heinsohn* 2648
  Ray Scott 2648
219. Dale Ellis 2639
220. Bob Dandridge 2638
  Gene Shue 2638
222. Jerry Lucas* 2635
223. Brad Miller 2631
224. Kevin Loughery 2621
225. Purvis Short 2614
226. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
227. Paul Westphal 2596
228. Dave Robisch 2587
  Marc Gasol 2587
230. Metta World Peace 2572
  Allan Houston 2572
232. David West 2571
233. Derek Harper 2554
234. Tim Hardaway 2551
235. Blake Griffin 2548
236. Chris Webber 2534
237. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
  Mike Gminski 2531
239. Joe Smith 2528
240. Nene Hilario 2521
  Louie Dampier* 2521
242. Stephen Jackson 2516
243. Michael Redd 2513
244. Rashard Lewis 2504
245. Lamar Odom 2495
246. Gerald Wallace 2494
247. Caron Butler 2492
248. Grant Long 2491
249. Alvan Adams 2490
250. Bobby Jones 2489

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. Dirk Nowitzki 7201
7. Jerry West* 7160
8. LeBron James 6929
9. Paul Pierce 6918
10. Adrian Dantley* 6832
11. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6712
  Dolph Schayes* 6712
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. Carmelo Anthony 5915
22. Tim Duncan 5896
23. Elgin Baylor* 5763
24. Dwyane Wade 5559
25. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
26. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
27. Patrick Ewing* 5392
28. Kevin Durant 5380
29. John Havlicek* 5369
30. Elvin Hayes* 5356
31. Walt Bellamy* 5113
32. Chet Walker* 5079
33. Tom Chambers 5066
34. Dwight Howard 5027
35. Paul Arizin* 5010
36. Magic Johnson* 4960
37. James Harden 4915
38. Kevin Garnett 4887
39. Vince Carter 4791
40. John Stockton* 4788
41. Bailey Howell* 4740
  Pau Gasol 4740
43. World B. Free 4718
44. Clyde Drexler* 4698
45. Tiny Archibald* 4664
46. Reggie Theus 4663
47. Jerry Stackhouse 4649
48. Bob Cousy* 4624
49. Corey Maggette 4605
50. Hal Greer* 4578
51. Mitch Richmond* 4561
52. George Gervin* 4541
53. Chauncey Billups 4496
54. Detlef Schrempf 4486
55. Chris Bosh 4466
56. Russell Westbrook 4422
57. Dave Bing* 4403
58. Ray Allen* 4398
59. Richie Guerin* 4328
60. John Drew 4319
  Gail Goodrich* 4319
62. Shawn Kemp 4304
63. Jack Sikma 4292
64. Alex English* 4277
65. Dick Van Arsdale 4253
66. Grant Hill* 4228
67. Amar'e Stoudemire 4142
68. Artis Gilmore* 4114
69. Robert Parish* 4106
70. Alonzo Mourning* 4057
71. Isiah Thomas* 4036
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. Chris Paul 3863
81. Otis Thorpe 3853
82. Julius Erving* 3844
83. Rick Barry* 3818
84. Dan Issel* 3792
85. Dennis Johnson* 3791
86. Stephon Marbury 3768
87. Ed Macauley* 3750
88. Bob Lanier* 3724
89. Mark Aguirre 3664
90. Earl Monroe* 3642
91. Kevin McHale* 3634
92. Elton Brand 3627
93. Rolando Blackman 3620
94. Chris Mullin* 3616
95. Jamal Crawford 3613
96. DeMar DeRozan 3604
97. Cedric Maxwell 3598
98. Sidney Moncrief 3587
99. Larry Foust 3570
100. Sam Cassell 3567
101. Pete Maravich* 3564
102. Richard Jefferson 3562
103. Kevin Martin 3561
104. Clifford Robinson 3560
105. Antawn Jamison 3521
106. Zach Randolph 3507
107. Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
108. Sam Perkins 3479
109. Hersey Hawkins 3466
110. Latrell Sprewell 3456
111. Calvin Murphy* 3445
112. Terry Porter 3433
113. Rod Strickland 3432
114. Joe Dumars* 3423
115. Neil Johnston* 3417
116. Bill Cartwright 3401
117. Nate Thurmond* 3395
118. Billy Cunningham* 3394
119. Dikembe Mutombo* 3391
120. Ricky Pierce 3389
121. Manu Ginobili 3380
122. Jack Twyman* 3366
123. Tony Parker 3329
124. Derrick Coleman 3326
  Terry Cummings 3326
126. Walt Frazier* 3321
127. Orlando Woolridge 3315
128. Rudy LaRusso 3303
129. Dick Barnett 3290
130. Gary Payton* 3265
131. James Edwards 3257
132. Mickey Johnson 3253
133. Richard Hamilton 3240
134. Johnny Newman 3228
135. Glen Rice 3225
136. Harry Gallatin* 3223
137. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
138. Paul Silas 3196
139. Eddie Johnson 3186
140. Lou Williams 3180
141. Lou Hudson 3156
142. Bill Russell* 3148
143. Bill Sharman* 3143
144. Walter Davis 3128
145. Scottie Pippen* 3122
146. LaMarcus Aldridge 3121
147. A.C. Green 3119
148. Kelly Tripucka 3106
149. Jason Kidd* 3103
150. George Mikan* 3068
151. Juwan Howard 3067
152. Steve Smith 3064
153. Steve Nash* 3060
154. Bob Boozer 3042
155. Happy Hairston 3025
156. Armen Gilliam 3024
157. Kevin Willis 3023
158. Spencer Haywood* 3011
159. Jermaine O'Neal 3007
160. Mike Newlin 3005
161. Bob Love 3001
162. DeMarcus Cousins 2992
163. Jeff Hornacek 2973
164. Cliff Hagan* 2969
  Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
166. Christian Laettner 2957
167. Kevin Love 2947
  Jeff Malone 2947
169. Larry Nance 2939
170. Randy Smith 2893
171. Vlade Divac 2888
172. Gilbert Arenas 2879
173. Deron Williams 2878
174. Sam Jones* 2869
175. Don Nelson* 2864
176. Sleepy Floyd 2846
177. David Thompson* 2815
178. Carl Braun 2801
179. Danny Schayes 2788
180. Steve Francis 2785
181. Joe Johnson 2783
182. Andrei Kirilenko 2772
183. Jason Terry 2771
184. Jalen Rose 2770
185. Andre Iguodala 2752
186. Eddie Jones 2745
187. Paul Millsap 2742
188. Brad Daugherty 2741
189. Kyle Lowry 2739
190. Ron Harper 2735
191. Dan Roundfield 2733
192. Sidney Wicks 2711
193. Rudy Gay 2697
194. Devin Harris 2691
  Rony Seikaly 2691
196. Charles Oakley 2679
  Elden Campbell 2679
198. George Yardley* 2677
199. Monta Ellis 2675
200. Antonio Davis 2665
201. Red Kerr 2662
202. Bill Bridges 2650
203. Tom Heinsohn* 2648
204. Dale Ellis 2639
205. Bob Dandridge 2638
  Gene Shue 2638
207. Jerry Lucas* 2635
208. Brad Miller 2631
209. Kevin Loughery 2621
210. Purvis Short 2614
211. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
212. Paul Westphal 2596
213. Maurice Lucas 2595
214. Marc Gasol 2587
215. Allan Houston 2572
  Metta World Peace 2572
217. David West 2571
218. Derek Harper 2554
219. Tim Hardaway 2551
220. Blake Griffin 2548
221. Chris Webber 2534
222. Mike Gminski 2531
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
224. Joe Smith 2528
225. Nene Hilario 2521
226. Stephen Jackson 2516
227. Michael Redd 2513
228. Rashard Lewis 2504
229. Lamar Odom 2495
230. Gerald Wallace 2494
231. Mark Olberding 2492
  Caron Butler 2492
233. Grant Long 2491
234. Alvan Adams 2490
235. Anthony Mason 2488
236. Byron Scott 2486
237. Yao Ming* 2485
238. Frank Ramsey* 2480
239. Glenn Robinson 2472
240. Willis Reed* 2465
241. Kendall Gill 2463
242. Damian Lillard 2460
  Michael Finley 2460
244. James Worthy* 2447
245. Bill Laimbeer 2440
246. Archie Clark 2433
247. Larry Costello 2432
248. Mychal Thompson 2427
249. Doc Rivers 2426
250. Kenny Sears 2425

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. Tony Jackson 749
  Oliver Taylor 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. Moses Malone* 487
  Ben Warley 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. Jan van Breda Kolff 342
  Coby Dietrick 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. Barry Liebowitz 248
  Mike Barr 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. Larry Finch 223
  Leary Lentz 223
186. George Adams 216
  Willie Porter 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. Joe Hamood 186
  Jim Caldwell 186
202. Tommie Bowens 185
203. Jerry Harkness 182
204. Kendall Rhine 176
  Mel Nowell 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. Dennis Grey 163
  Bobby Wilson 163
  Tom Workman 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. Richard Clark 137
  Dennis Wuycik 137
  M.L. Carr 137
226. Guy Manning 136
227. Riney Lochmann 134
228. William Franklin 131
  Dewitt Menyard 131
230. Joe Kennedy 130
  David Vaughn 130
  Barry Parkhill 130
233. Jerry Pettway 124
234. Cotton Nash 121
235. David Lee 120
  Ervin Inniger 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. Loyd King 103
  Billy Shepherd 103
  Wesley Bialosuknia 103
246. Wali Jones 102
247. Johnny Austin 101
248. Bob Lackey 99
249. Chuck Terry 97
250. Dallas Thornton 93
  Lionel Billingy 93
  Darrell Elston 93
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