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.LeBron James 7379
6.Michael Jordan* 7327
7.Dirk Nowitzki 7240
8.Jerry West* 7160
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.James Harden 6223
19.Bob Pettit* 6182
20.Artis Gilmore* 6132
21.Wilt Chamberlain* 6057
22.David Robinson* 6035
23.Dominique Wilkins* 6031
24.Carmelo Anthony 6028
25.Shaquille O'Neal* 5935
26.Tim Duncan 5896
27.Elgin Baylor* 5763
28.Kevin Durant 5742
29.George Gervin* 5737
30.Rick Barry* 5713
31.Dwyane Wade 5708
32.Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
33.Lenny Wilkens* 5394
34.Patrick Ewing* 5392
35.John Havlicek* 5369
36.Elvin Hayes* 5356
37.Dwight Howard 5123
38.Walt Bellamy* 5113
39.Chet Walker* 5079
40.Tom Chambers 5066
41.Paul Arizin* 5010
42.Magic Johnson* 4960
43.Russell Westbrook 4954
44.Kevin Garnett 4887
45.Vince Carter 4852
46.John Stockton* 4788
47.Pau Gasol 4755
48.Bailey Howell* 4740
49.World B. Free 4718
50.Clyde Drexler* 4698
51.Tiny Archibald* 4664
52.Reggie Theus 4663
53.Jerry Stackhouse 4649
54.Bob Cousy* 4624
55.Corey Maggette 4605
56.Hal Greer* 4578
57.Mitch Richmond* 4561
58.Chauncey Billups 4496
59.Detlef Schrempf 4486
60.Chris Bosh 4466
61.Dave Bing* 4403
62.Ray Allen* 4398
63.Richie Guerin* 4328
64.John Drew 4319
 Gail Goodrich* 4319
66.Shawn Kemp 4304
67.Jack Sikma* 4292
68.Alex English* 4277
69.Dick Van Arsdale 4253
70.DeMar DeRozan 4243
71.Chris Paul 4230
72.Grant Hill* 4228
73.George McGinnis* 4164
74.Mack Calvin 4144
75.Amar'e Stoudemire 4142
76.Robert Parish* 4106
77.Alonzo Mourning* 4057
78.Isiah Thomas* 4036
79.Andre Miller 4015
 Billy Cunningham* 4015
81.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
82.Bernard King* 3972
83.Buck Williams 3971
84.Larry Bird* 3960
85.Bob McAdoo* 3944
86.Kevin Johnson 3943
87.Tracy McGrady* 3882
88.Otis Thorpe 3853
89.Lou Williams 3811
90.Dennis Johnson* 3791
91.Stephon Marbury 3768
92.Zelmo Beaty* 3757
93.Ed Macauley* 3750
94.Bob Lanier* 3724
95.Jamal Crawford 3694
96.Mark Aguirre 3664
97.Earl Monroe* 3642
98.Kevin McHale* 3634
99.Elton Brand 3627
100.Ron Boone 3626
101.Rolando Blackman 3620
102.Chris Mullin* 3616
103.Cedric Maxwell 3598
104.Sidney Moncrief* 3587
105.LaMarcus Aldridge 3579
106.Larry Foust 3570
107.Sam Cassell 3567
108.Pete Maravich* 3564
109.Richard Jefferson 3562
110.Kevin Martin 3561
111.Clifford Robinson 3560
112.Spencer Haywood* 3558
113.Antawn Jamison 3521
114.Zach Randolph 3507
115.Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
116.Sam Perkins 3479
117.Hersey Hawkins 3466
118.Latrell Sprewell 3456
119.Calvin Murphy* 3445
120.Terry Porter 3433
121.Rod Strickland 3432
122.Joe Dumars* 3423
123.Neil Johnston* 3417
124.Bill Cartwright 3401
125.Tony Parker 3400
126.Nate Thurmond* 3395
127.Dikembe Mutombo* 3391
128.Ricky Pierce 3389
129.Manu Ginbili 3380
130.Cliff Hagan* 3370
131.Jack Twyman* 3366
132.David Thompson* 3356
133.Derrick Coleman 3326
 Terry Cummings 3326
135.Walt Frazier* 3321
136.Orlando Woolridge 3315
137.Rudy LaRusso 3303
138.Dick Barnett 3290
139.Gary Payton* 3265
140.James Edwards 3257
141.Mickey Johnson 3253
142.Richard Hamilton 3240
143.Damian Lillard 3238
144.Connie Hawkins* 3235
145.Johnny Newman 3228
146.Glen Rice 3225
147.Harry Gallatin* 3223
148.Tom Van Arsdale 3222
149.Kevin Love 3210
150.Paul Silas 3196
151.Eddie Johnson 3186
152.James Silas 3172
153.Lou Hudson 3156
154.Freddie Lewis 3154
155.Bill Russell* 3148
156.Bill Sharman* 3143
157.Walter Davis 3128
158.Scottie Pippen* 3122
159.A.C. Green 3119
160.Kyle Lowry 3118
161.Kelly Tripucka 3106
162.Jason Kidd* 3103
163.DeMarcus Cousins 3098
164.Donnie Freeman 3090
165.George Mikan* 3068
166.Juwan Howard 3067
167.Steve Smith 3064
168.Steve Nash* 3060
169.Bob Boozer 3042
170.Happy Hairston 3025
171.Armen Gilliam 3024
172.Kevin Willis 3023
173.Billy Knight 3021
174.Jermaine O'Neal 3007
175.Mike Newlin 3005
176.Bob Love 3001
177.Maurice Lucas 2992
178.Paul Millsap 2987
179.Blake Griffin 2974
180.Jeff Hornacek 2973
181.Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
182.Anthony Davis 2958
183.Christian Laettner 2957
184.Jeff Malone 2947
185.Larry Nance 2939
 Jimmy Butler 2939
187.Rudy Gay 2909
188.Larry Jones 2907
189.Randy Smith 2893
190.Vlade Divac* 2888
191.Gilbert Arenas 2879
192.Deron Williams 2878
193.Sam Jones* 2869
194.Don Nelson* 2864
195.Sleepy Floyd 2846
196.Dan Roundfield 2810
197.Carl Braun* 2801
198.Devin Harris 2793
199.Charlie Scott* 2790
200.Danny Schayes 2788
201.Steve Francis 2785
 Andre Iguodala 2785
203.Joe Johnson 2783
204.Andrei Kirilenko 2772
205.Jason Terry 2771
206.Jalen Rose 2770
207.Marc Gasol 2767
208.Eddie Jones 2745
209.Brad Daugherty 2741
210.Ron Harper 2735
211.Sidney Wicks 2711
212.Rony Seikaly 2691
213.Mark Olberding 2683
214.Charles Oakley 2679
 Elden Campbell 2679
216.George Yardley* 2677
217.Monta Ellis 2675
218.Jimmy Jones 2668
219.Antonio Davis 2665
220.Red Kerr 2662
221.Danilo Gallinari 2659
222.Bill Bridges 2650
223.Ray Scott 2648
 Tom Heinsohn* 2648
225.Dale Ellis 2639
226.Gene Shue 2638
 Bob Dandridge 2638
228.Jerry Lucas* 2635
229.Brad Miller 2631
230.Kevin Loughery 2621
231.Purvis Short 2614
232.Dave DeBusschere* 2609
233.Paul George 2599
234.Paul Westphal* 2596
235.Kemba Walker 2593
236.Dave Robisch 2587
237.Allan Houston 2572
 Metta World Peace 2572
239.David West 2571
240.Stephen Curry 2560
241.Derek Harper 2554
242.Nen Hilrio 2552
243.Tim Hardaway 2551
244.Brook Lopez 2540
245.Chris Webber 2534
246.Mike Gminski 2531
 Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
248.Joe Smith 2528
249.Louie Dampier* 2521
250.Stephen Jackson 2516

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.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.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.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.Joe Hamood 186
 Jim Caldwell 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.Tom Workman 163
 Dennis Grey 163
 Bobby Wilson 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.Dewitt Menyard 131
 William Franklin 131
230.Barry Parkhill 130
 Joe Kennedy 130
 David Vaughn 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.Wesley Bialosuknia 103
 Loyd King 103
 Billy Shepherd 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

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player FT
1.Karl Malone* 9787
2.Moses Malone* 8531
3.Kobe Bryant 8378
4.Oscar Robertson* 7694
5.LeBron James 7379
6.Michael Jordan* 7327
7.Dirk Nowitzki 7240
8.Jerry West* 7160
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.James Harden 6223
17.Bob Pettit* 6182
18.Wilt Chamberlain* 6057
19.David Robinson* 6035
20.Dominique Wilkins* 6031
21.Carmelo Anthony 6028
22.Shaquille O'Neal* 5935
23.Tim Duncan 5896
24.Elgin Baylor* 5763
25.Kevin Durant 5742
26.Dwyane Wade 5708
27.Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
28.Lenny Wilkens* 5394
29.Patrick Ewing* 5392
30.John Havlicek* 5369
31.Elvin Hayes* 5356
32.Dwight Howard 5123
33.Walt Bellamy* 5113
34.Chet Walker* 5079
35.Tom Chambers 5066
36.Paul Arizin* 5010
37.Magic Johnson* 4960
38.Russell Westbrook 4954
39.Kevin Garnett 4887
40.Vince Carter 4852
41.John Stockton* 4788
42.Pau Gasol 4755
43.Bailey Howell* 4740
44.World B. Free 4718
45.Clyde Drexler* 4698
46.Tiny Archibald* 4664
47.Reggie Theus 4663
48.Jerry Stackhouse 4649
49.Bob Cousy* 4624
50.Corey Maggette 4605
51.Hal Greer* 4578
52.Mitch Richmond* 4561
53.George Gervin* 4541
54.Chauncey Billups 4496
55.Detlef Schrempf 4486
56.Chris Bosh 4466
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.DeMar DeRozan 4243
67.Chris Paul 4230
68.Grant Hill* 4228
69.Amar'e Stoudemire 4142
70.Artis Gilmore* 4114
71.Robert Parish* 4106
72.Alonzo Mourning* 4057
73.Isiah Thomas* 4036
74.Andre Miller 4015
75.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
76.Bernard King* 3972
77.Buck Williams 3971
78.Larry Bird* 3960
79.Bob McAdoo* 3944
80.Kevin Johnson 3943
81.Tracy McGrady* 3882
82.Otis Thorpe 3853
83.Julius Erving* 3844
84.Rick Barry* 3818
85.Lou Williams 3811
86.Dan Issel* 3792
87.Dennis Johnson* 3791
88.Stephon Marbury 3768
89.Ed Macauley* 3750
90.Bob Lanier* 3724
91.Jamal Crawford 3694
92.Mark Aguirre 3664
93.Earl Monroe* 3642
94.Kevin McHale* 3634
95.Elton Brand 3627
96.Rolando Blackman 3620
97.Chris Mullin* 3616
98.Cedric Maxwell 3598
99.Sidney Moncrief* 3587
100.LaMarcus Aldridge 3579
101.Larry Foust 3570
102.Sam Cassell 3567
103.Pete Maravich* 3564
104.Richard Jefferson 3562
105.Kevin Martin 3561
106.Clifford Robinson 3560
107.Antawn Jamison 3521
108.Zach Randolph 3507
109.Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
110.Sam Perkins 3479
111.Hersey Hawkins 3466
112.Latrell Sprewell 3456
113.Calvin Murphy* 3445
114.Terry Porter 3433
115.Rod Strickland 3432
116.Joe Dumars* 3423
117.Neil Johnston* 3417
118.Bill Cartwright 3401
119.Tony Parker 3400
120.Nate Thurmond* 3395
121.Billy Cunningham* 3394
122.Dikembe Mutombo* 3391
123.Ricky Pierce 3389
124.Manu Ginbili 3380
125.Jack Twyman* 3366
126.Terry Cummings 3326
 Derrick Coleman 3326
128.Walt Frazier* 3321
129.Orlando Woolridge 3315
130.Rudy LaRusso 3303
131.Dick Barnett 3290
132.Gary Payton* 3265
133.James Edwards 3257
134.Mickey Johnson 3253
135.Richard Hamilton 3240
136.Damian Lillard 3238
137.Johnny Newman 3228
138.Glen Rice 3225
139.Harry Gallatin* 3223
140.Tom Van Arsdale 3222
141.Kevin Love 3210
142.Paul Silas 3196
143.Eddie Johnson 3186
144.Lou Hudson 3156
145.Bill Russell* 3148
146.Bill Sharman* 3143
147.Walter Davis 3128
148.Scottie Pippen* 3122
149.A.C. Green 3119
150.Kyle Lowry 3118
151.Kelly Tripucka 3106
152.Jason Kidd* 3103
153.DeMarcus Cousins 3098
154.George Mikan* 3068
155.Juwan Howard 3067
156.Steve Smith 3064
157.Steve Nash* 3060
158.Bob Boozer 3042
159.Happy Hairston 3025
160.Armen Gilliam 3024
161.Kevin Willis 3023
162.Spencer Haywood* 3011
163.Jermaine O'Neal 3007
164.Mike Newlin 3005
165.Bob Love 3001
166.Paul Millsap 2987
167.Blake Griffin 2974
168.Jeff Hornacek 2973
169.Cliff Hagan* 2969
 Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
171.Anthony Davis 2958
172.Christian Laettner 2957
173.Jeff Malone 2947
174.Larry Nance 2939
 Jimmy Butler 2939
176.Rudy Gay 2909
177.Randy Smith 2893
178.Vlade Divac* 2888
179.Gilbert Arenas 2879
180.Deron Williams 2878
181.Sam Jones* 2869
182.Don Nelson* 2864
183.Sleepy Floyd 2846
184.David Thompson* 2815
185.Carl Braun* 2801
186.Devin Harris 2793
187.Danny Schayes 2788
188.Steve Francis 2785
 Andre Iguodala 2785
190.Joe Johnson 2783
191.Andrei Kirilenko 2772
192.Jason Terry 2771
193.Jalen Rose 2770
194.Marc Gasol 2767
195.Eddie Jones 2745
196.Brad Daugherty 2741
197.Ron Harper 2735
198.Dan Roundfield 2733
199.Sidney Wicks 2711
200.Rony Seikaly 2691
201.Elden Campbell 2679
 Charles Oakley 2679
203.George Yardley* 2677
204.Monta Ellis 2675
205.Antonio Davis 2665
206.Red Kerr 2662
207.Danilo Gallinari 2659
208.Bill Bridges 2650
209.Tom Heinsohn* 2648
210.Dale Ellis 2639
211.Bob Dandridge 2638
 Gene Shue 2638
213.Jerry Lucas* 2635
214.Brad Miller 2631
215.Kevin Loughery 2621
216.Purvis Short 2614
217.Dave DeBusschere* 2609
218.Paul George 2599
219.Paul Westphal* 2596
220.Maurice Lucas 2595
221.Kemba Walker 2593
222.Metta World Peace 2572
 Allan Houston 2572
224.David West 2571
225.Stephen Curry 2560
226.Derek Harper 2554
227.Nen Hilrio 2552
228.Tim Hardaway 2551
229.Brook Lopez 2540
230.Chris Webber 2534
231.Mike Gminski 2531
 Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
233.Joe Smith 2528
234.Stephen Jackson 2516
235.Michael Redd 2513
236.Giannis Antetokounmpo 2510
237.Rashard Lewis 2504
238.Lamar Odom 2495
239.Gerald Wallace 2494
240.Caron Butler 2492
 Mark Olberding 2492
242.Grant Long 2491
243.Alvan Adams 2490
244.Anthony Mason 2488
245.Byron Scott 2486
246.Yao Ming* 2485
247.Frank Ramsey* 2480
248.Glenn Robinson 2472
249.Willis Reed* 2465
250.Kendall Gill 2463