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 7207
7. Jerry West* 7160
8. LeBron James 7042
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 5619
30. Kevin Durant 5592
31. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
32. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
33. Patrick Ewing* 5392
34. John Havlicek* 5369
35. Elvin Hayes* 5356
36. James Harden 5240
37. Walt Bellamy* 5113
38. Chet Walker* 5079
39. Tom Chambers 5066
40. Dwight Howard 5034
41. Paul Arizin* 5010
42. Magic Johnson* 4960
43. Kevin Garnett 4887
44. Vince Carter 4802
45. John Stockton* 4788
46. Pau Gasol 4745
47. Bailey Howell* 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. Russell Westbrook 4518
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. 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. Chris Paul 3908
86. Tracy McGrady* 3882
87. Otis Thorpe 3853
88. Dennis Johnson* 3791
89. Stephon Marbury 3768
90. DeMar DeRozan 3761
91. Zelmo Beaty* 3757
92. Ed Macauley* 3750
93. Bob Lanier* 3724
94. Mark Aguirre 3664
95. Jamal Crawford 3649
96. Earl Monroe* 3642
97. Kevin McHale* 3634
98. Elton Brand 3627
99. Ron Boone 3626
100. Rolando Blackman 3620
101. Chris Mullin* 3616
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. Tony Parker 3371
128. Cliff Hagan* 3370
129. Jack Twyman* 3366
130. David Thompson* 3356
131. Derrick Coleman 3326
  Terry Cummings 3326
133. Walt Frazier* 3321
134. Lou Williams 3319
135. Orlando Woolridge 3315
136. Rudy LaRusso 3303
137. Dick Barnett 3290
138. LaMarcus Aldridge 3266
139. Gary Payton* 3265
140. James Edwards 3257
141. Mickey Johnson 3253
142. Richard Hamilton 3240
143. Connie Hawkins* 3235
144. Johnny Newman 3228
145. Glen Rice 3225
146. Harry Gallatin* 3223
147. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
148. Paul Silas 3196
149. Eddie Johnson 3186
150. James Silas 3172
151. Lou Hudson 3156
152. Freddie Lewis 3154
153. Bill Russell* 3148
154. Bill Sharman* 3143
155. Walter Davis 3128
156. Scottie Pippen* 3122
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. DeMarcus Cousins 2992
  Maurice Lucas 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. Paul Millsap 2796
192. Charlie Scott* 2790
193. Danny Schayes 2788
194. Steve Francis 2785
195. Joe Johnson 2783
196. Kyle Lowry 2781
197. Andrei Kirilenko 2772
198. Jason Terry 2771
199. Jalen Rose 2770
200. Andre Iguodala 2768
201. Rudy Gay 2746
202. Eddie Jones 2745
203. Brad Daugherty 2741
204. Devin Harris 2735
  Ron Harper 2735
206. Blake Griffin 2714
207. Sidney Wicks 2711
208. Rony Seikaly 2691
209. Mark Olberding 2683
210. Elden Campbell 2679
  Charles Oakley 2679
212. George Yardley* 2677
213. Monta Ellis 2675
214. Marc Gasol 2674
215. Jimmy Jones 2668
216. Antonio Davis 2665
217. Red Kerr 2662
218. Damian Lillard 2653
219. Bill Bridges 2650
220. Ray Scott 2648
  Tom Heinsohn* 2648
222. Dale Ellis 2639
223. Bob Dandridge 2638
  Gene Shue 2638
225. Jerry Lucas* 2635
226. Brad Miller 2631
227. Kevin Loughery 2621
228. Purvis Short 2614
229. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
230. Paul Westphal 2596
231. Dave Robisch 2587
232. Allan Houston 2572
  Metta World Peace 2572
234. David West 2571
235. Derek Harper 2554
236. Tim Hardaway 2551
237. Nene Hilario 2535
238. Chris Webber 2534
239. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
  Mike Gminski 2531
241. Joe Smith 2528
242. Louie Dampier* 2521
243. Stephen Jackson 2516
244. Anthony Davis 2515
245. Michael Redd 2513
246. Rashard Lewis 2504
247. Lamar Odom 2495
248. Gerald Wallace 2494
249. Caron Butler 2492
250. Grant Long 2491

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 7207
7. Jerry West* 7160
8. LeBron James 7042
9. Paul Pierce 6918
10. Adrian Dantley* 6832
11. Dolph Schayes* 6712
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 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 5619
25. Kevin Durant 5592
26. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
27. Lenny Wilkens* 5394
28. Patrick Ewing* 5392
29. John Havlicek* 5369
30. Elvin Hayes* 5356
31. James Harden 5240
32. Walt Bellamy* 5113
33. Chet Walker* 5079
34. Tom Chambers 5066
35. Dwight Howard 5034
36. Paul Arizin* 5010
37. Magic Johnson* 4960
38. Kevin Garnett 4887
39. Vince Carter 4802
40. John Stockton* 4788
41. Pau Gasol 4745
42. Bailey Howell* 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. Russell Westbrook 4518
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. Gail Goodrich* 4319
  John Drew 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. Chris Paul 3908
80. Tracy McGrady* 3882
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. DeMar DeRozan 3761
88. Ed Macauley* 3750
89. Bob Lanier* 3724
90. Mark Aguirre 3664
91. Jamal Crawford 3649
92. Earl Monroe* 3642
93. Kevin McHale* 3634
94. Elton Brand 3627
95. Rolando Blackman 3620
96. Chris Mullin* 3616
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. Tony Parker 3371
123. Jack Twyman* 3366
124. Terry Cummings 3326
  Derrick Coleman 3326
126. Walt Frazier* 3321
127. Lou Williams 3319
128. Orlando Woolridge 3315
129. Rudy LaRusso 3303
130. Dick Barnett 3290
131. LaMarcus Aldridge 3266
132. Gary Payton* 3265
133. James Edwards 3257
134. Mickey Johnson 3253
135. Richard Hamilton 3240
136. Johnny Newman 3228
137. Glen Rice 3225
138. Harry Gallatin* 3223
139. Tom Van Arsdale 3222
140. Paul Silas 3196
141. Eddie Johnson 3186
142. Lou Hudson 3156
143. Bill Russell* 3148
144. Bill Sharman* 3143
145. Walter Davis 3128
146. Scottie Pippen* 3122
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. Paul Millsap 2796
180. Danny Schayes 2788
181. Steve Francis 2785
182. Joe Johnson 2783
183. Kyle Lowry 2781
184. Andrei Kirilenko 2772
185. Jason Terry 2771
186. Jalen Rose 2770
187. Andre Iguodala 2768
188. Rudy Gay 2746
189. Eddie Jones 2745
190. Brad Daugherty 2741
191. Devin Harris 2735
  Ron Harper 2735
193. Dan Roundfield 2733
194. Blake Griffin 2714
195. Sidney Wicks 2711
196. Rony Seikaly 2691
197. Elden Campbell 2679
  Charles Oakley 2679
199. George Yardley* 2677
200. Monta Ellis 2675
201. Marc Gasol 2674
202. Antonio Davis 2665
203. Red Kerr 2662
204. Damian Lillard 2653
205. Bill Bridges 2650
206. Tom Heinsohn* 2648
207. Dale Ellis 2639
208. Bob Dandridge 2638
  Gene Shue 2638
210. Jerry Lucas* 2635
211. Brad Miller 2631
212. Kevin Loughery 2621
213. Purvis Short 2614
214. Dave DeBusschere* 2609
215. Paul Westphal 2596
216. Maurice Lucas 2595
217. Metta World Peace 2572
  Allan Houston 2572
219. David West 2571
220. Derek Harper 2554
221. Tim Hardaway 2551
222. Nene Hilario 2535
223. Chris Webber 2534
224. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
  Mike Gminski 2531
226. Joe Smith 2528
227. Stephen Jackson 2516
228. Anthony Davis 2515
229. Michael Redd 2513
230. Rashard Lewis 2504
231. Lamar Odom 2495
232. Gerald Wallace 2494
233. Caron Butler 2492
  Mark Olberding 2492
235. Grant Long 2491
236. Alvan Adams 2490
237. Anthony Mason 2488
238. Byron Scott 2486
239. Yao Ming* 2485
240. Frank Ramsey* 2480
241. Glenn Robinson 2472
242. Willis Reed* 2465
243. Kendall Gill 2463
244. Michael Finley 2460
245. John Wall 2456
246. James Worthy* 2447
247. Bill Laimbeer 2440
248. Archie Clark 2433
249. Larry Costello 2432
250. Mychal Thompson 2427

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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