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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 7240
7.Jerry West* 7160
8.LeBron James 7140
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.Kevin Durant 5742
28.George Gervin* 5737
29.Rick Barry* 5713
30.Dwyane Wade 5708
31.James Harden 5604
32.Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
33.Lenny Wilkens* 5394
34.Patrick Ewing* 5392
35.John Havlicek* 5369
36.Elvin Hayes* 5356
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 4829
45.John Stockton* 4788
46.Pau Gasol 4755
47.Bailey Howell* 4740
48.World B. Free 4718
49.Clyde Drexler* 4698
50.Russell Westbrook 4685
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.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.Andre Miller 4015
 Billy Cunningham* 4015
79.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4006
80.Chris Paul 4005
81.Bernard King* 3972
82.Buck Williams 3971
83.Larry Bird* 3960
84.Bob McAdoo* 3944
85.Kevin Johnson 3943
86.DeMar DeRozan 3905
87.Tracy McGrady* 3882
88.Otis Thorpe 3853
89.Dennis Johnson* 3791
90.Stephon Marbury 3768
91.Zelmo Beaty* 3757
92.Ed Macauley* 3750
93.Bob Lanier* 3724
94.Jamal Crawford 3694
95.Mark Aguirre 3664
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.Lou Williams 3533
112.Antawn Jamison 3521
113.Zach Randolph 3507
114.Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
115.Sam Perkins 3479
116.Hersey Hawkins 3466
117.Latrell Sprewell 3456
118.Calvin Murphy* 3445
119.Terry Porter 3433
120.Rod Strickland 3432
121.Joe Dumars* 3423
122.LaMarcus Aldridge 3421
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 Ginobili 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.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.DeMarcus Cousins 3098
161.Donnie Freeman 3090
162.George Mikan* 3068
163.Juwan Howard 3067
164.Steve Smith 3064
165.Steve Nash* 3060
166.Bob Boozer 3042
167.Happy Hairston 3025
168.Armen Gilliam 3024
169.Kevin Love 3023
 Kevin Willis 3023
171.Billy Knight 3021
172.Jermaine O'Neal 3007
173.Mike Newlin 3005
174.Bob Love 3001
175.Maurice Lucas 2992
176.Jeff Hornacek 2973
177.Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
178.Christian Laettner 2957
179.Jeff Malone 2947
180.Larry Nance 2939
181.Larry Jones 2907
182.Blake Griffin 2898
183.Randy Smith 2893
184.Vlade Divac* 2888
185.Paul Millsap 2882
186.Gilbert Arenas 2879
187.Deron Williams 2878
188.Sam Jones* 2869
189.Don Nelson* 2864
190.Kyle Lowry 2863
191.Damian Lillard 2849
192.Sleepy Floyd 2846
193.Rudy Gay 2810
 Dan Roundfield 2810
195.Carl Braun* 2801
196.Devin Harris 2793
197.Charlie Scott* 2790
198.Danny Schayes 2788
199.Steve Francis 2785
200.Andre Iguodala 2783
 Joe Johnson 2783
202.Andrei Kirilenko 2772
203.Jason Terry 2771
204.Jalen Rose 2770
205.Eddie Jones 2745
206.Brad Daugherty 2741
 Marc Gasol 2741
208.Ron Harper 2735
209.Sidney Wicks 2711
210.Rony Seikaly 2691
211.Mark Olberding 2683
212.Charles Oakley 2679
 Elden Campbell 2679
214.George Yardley* 2677
215.Monta Ellis 2675
216.Jimmy Jones 2668
217.Antonio Davis 2665
218.Red Kerr 2662
219.Bill Bridges 2650
220.Tom Heinsohn* 2648
 Ray Scott 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
 Anthony Davis 2572
235.David West 2571
236.Derek Harper 2554
237.Nene Hilario 2552
238.Tim Hardaway 2551
239.Chris Webber 2534
 Stephen Curry 2534
241.Mike Gminski 2531
 Jimmy Butler 2531
 Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
244.Joe Smith 2528
245.Louie Dampier* 2521
246.Stephen Jackson 2516
247.Michael Redd 2513
248.Rashard Lewis 2504
249.Lamar Odom 2495
250.Gerald Wallace 2494

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.Mark Olberding 191
 Al Tucker 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.Ronald Thomas 170
 Errol Palmer 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

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 7240
7.Jerry West* 7160
8.LeBron James 7140
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.Kevin Durant 5742
25.Dwyane Wade 5708
26.James Harden 5604
27.Hakeem Olajuwon* 5423
28.Lenny Wilkens* 5394
29.Patrick Ewing* 5392
30.John Havlicek* 5369
31.Elvin Hayes* 5356
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 4829
40.John Stockton* 4788
41.Pau Gasol 4755
42.Bailey Howell* 4740
43.World B. Free 4718
44.Clyde Drexler* 4698
45.Russell Westbrook 4685
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.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.Chris Paul 4005
75.Bernard King* 3972
76.Buck Williams 3971
77.Larry Bird* 3960
78.Bob McAdoo* 3944
79.Kevin Johnson 3943
80.DeMar DeRozan 3905
81.Tracy McGrady* 3882
82.Otis Thorpe 3853
83.Julius Erving* 3844
84.Rick Barry* 3818
85.Dan Issel* 3792
86.Dennis Johnson* 3791
87.Stephon Marbury 3768
88.Ed Macauley* 3750
89.Bob Lanier* 3724
90.Jamal Crawford 3694
91.Mark Aguirre 3664
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.Lou Williams 3533
106.Antawn Jamison 3521
107.Zach Randolph 3507
108.Kiki Vandeweghe 3484
109.Sam Perkins 3479
110.Hersey Hawkins 3466
111.Latrell Sprewell 3456
112.Calvin Murphy* 3445
113.Terry Porter 3433
114.Rod Strickland 3432
115.Joe Dumars* 3423
116.LaMarcus Aldridge 3421
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 Ginobili 3380
125.Jack Twyman* 3366
126.Derrick Coleman 3326
 Terry Cummings 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.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.DeMarcus Cousins 3098
151.George Mikan* 3068
152.Juwan Howard 3067
153.Steve Smith 3064
154.Steve Nash* 3060
155.Bob Boozer 3042
156.Happy Hairston 3025
157.Armen Gilliam 3024
158.Kevin Willis 3023
 Kevin Love 3023
160.Spencer Haywood* 3011
161.Jermaine O'Neal 3007
162.Mike Newlin 3005
163.Bob Love 3001
164.Jeff Hornacek 2973
165.Cliff Hagan* 2969
 Vern Mikkelsen* 2969
167.Christian Laettner 2957
168.Jeff Malone 2947
169.Larry Nance 2939
170.Blake Griffin 2898
171.Randy Smith 2893
172.Vlade Divac* 2888
173.Paul Millsap 2882
174.Gilbert Arenas 2879
175.Deron Williams 2878
176.Sam Jones* 2869
177.Don Nelson* 2864
178.Kyle Lowry 2863
179.Damian Lillard 2849
180.Sleepy Floyd 2846
181.David Thompson* 2815
182.Rudy Gay 2810
183.Carl Braun* 2801
184.Devin Harris 2793
185.Danny Schayes 2788
186.Steve Francis 2785
187.Joe Johnson 2783
 Andre Iguodala 2783
189.Andrei Kirilenko 2772
190.Jason Terry 2771
191.Jalen Rose 2770
192.Eddie Jones 2745
193.Brad Daugherty 2741
 Marc Gasol 2741
195.Ron Harper 2735
196.Dan Roundfield 2733
197.Sidney Wicks 2711
198.Rony Seikaly 2691
199.Elden Campbell 2679
 Charles Oakley 2679
201.George Yardley* 2677
202.Monta Ellis 2675
203.Antonio Davis 2665
204.Red Kerr 2662
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.Allan Houston 2572
 Anthony Davis 2572
 Metta World Peace 2572
220.David West 2571
221.Derek Harper 2554
222.Nene Hilario 2552
223.Tim Hardaway 2551
224.Stephen Curry 2534
 Chris Webber 2534
226.Jimmy Butler 2531
 Mike Gminski 2531
 Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2531
229.Joe Smith 2528
230.Stephen Jackson 2516
231.Michael Redd 2513
232.Rashard Lewis 2504
233.Lamar Odom 2495
234.Gerald Wallace 2494
235.Caron Butler 2492
 Mark Olberding 2492
237.Grant Long 2491
238.Alvan Adams 2490
239.Anthony Mason 2488
240.Byron Scott 2486
241.Yao Ming* 2485
242.Frank Ramsey* 2480
243.Glenn Robinson 2472
244.Willis Reed* 2465
245.Kendall Gill 2463
246.Michael Finley 2460
247.John Wall 2456
248.James Worthy* 2447
249.Luol Deng 2443
250.Brook Lopez 2442
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