NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Free Throw Attempts

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player FTA
1. Karl Malone* 13188
2. Moses Malone* 11864
3. Wilt Chamberlain* 11862
4. Shaquille O'Neal* 11252
5. Kobe Bryant 10011
6. LeBron James 9547
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
8. Oscar Robertson* 9185
9. Dwight Howard 8885
10. Jerry West* 8801
11. Artis Gilmore* 8790
12. Michael Jordan* 8772
13. Charles Barkley* 8643
14. Paul Pierce 8578
15. Tim Duncan 8468
16. Adrian Dantley* 8351
17. Dan Issel* 8315
18. David Robinson* 8201
19. Dirk Nowitzki 8195
20. Allen Iverson* 8168
21. Bob Pettit* 8119
22. Walt Bellamy* 8088
23. Julius Erving* 8052
24. Elvin Hayes* 7999
25. Dolph Schayes* 7904
26. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
27. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
28. Elgin Baylor* 7391
29. Dwyane Wade 7347
30. Carmelo Anthony 7290
31. Patrick Ewing* 7289
32. Reggie Miller* 7026
33. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
34. George Gervin* 6822
35. John Havlicek* 6589
36. Rick Barry* 6397
37. Chet Walker* 6384
38. Kevin Durant 6345
39. Pau Gasol 6297
40. Tom Chambers 6274
41. George McGinnis* 6267
42. World B. Free 6264
43. Bailey Howell* 6224
44. Kevin Garnett 6190
45. Paul Arizin* 6189
46. James Harden 6176
47. Vince Carter 6013
48. Buck Williams 5979
49. Clyde Drexler* 5962
50. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
51. Magic Johnson* 5850
52. Shawn Kemp 5805
53. John Stockton* 5796
54. John Drew 5774
55. Tiny Archibald* 5760
56. Bob Cousy* 5756
57. Hal Greer* 5717
58. Robert Parish* 5694
59. Dave Bing* 5683
60. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
61. Reggie Theus 5644
62. Russell Westbrook 5618
63. Bill Russell* 5614
64. Otis Thorpe 5612
65. Corey Maggette 5599
66. Chris Bosh 5591
67. Detlef Schrempf 5585
68. Richie Guerin* 5549
69. Billy Cunningham* 5502
70. Grant Hill* 5498
71. Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
  Bernard King* 5444
73. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
74. Mitch Richmond* 5365
75. Gail Goodrich* 5354
76. Isiah Thomas* 5316
77. Bob McAdoo* 5229
78. Tracy McGrady* 5202
79. Clifford Robinson 5165
80. Alex English* 5141
81. Nate Thurmond* 5089
82. Jack Sikma 5053
83. Chauncey Billups 5029
84. Andre Miller 4975
85. Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
86. Mark Aguirre 4944
87. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
88. Elton Brand 4929
  Ed Macauley* 4929
90. Ray Allen* 4920
91. Zelmo Beaty* 4873
92. Antawn Jamison 4860
93. Bob Lanier* 4858
94. Larry Foust 4816
95. Stephon Marbury 4804
96. Mack Calvin 4801
97. Rod Strickland 4759
98. Dennis Johnson* 4754
99. Paul Silas 4748
100. Terry Cummings 4711
101. Kevin Johnson 4691
102. James Edwards 4666
103. Richard Jefferson 4639
104. Cedric Maxwell 4592
  Zach Randolph 4592
106. Kevin McHale* 4554
107. DeMar DeRozan 4549
108. Earl Monroe* 4513
109. Chris Paul 4506
110. Tony Parker 4502
111. Orlando Woolridge 4501
112. Gary Payton* 4480
113. Spencer Haywood* 4471
  Larry Bird* 4471
115. Neil Johnston* 4447
116. Scottie Pippen* 4437
117. Bill Cartwright 4412
118. Pete Maravich* 4344
119. Ron Boone 4334
120. Derrick Coleman 4326
121. Jack Twyman* 4325
122. Dick Barnett 4324
123. Sidney Moncrief 4319
124. Rolando Blackman 4309
125. Rudy LaRusso 4308
126. Latrell Sprewell 4298
127. David Thompson* 4297
128. Sam Perkins 4292
129. A.C. Green 4250
130. Kevin Willis 4238
  Jamal Crawford 4238
132. Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Walt Frazier* 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
135. Cliff Hagan* 4219
136. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
137. Chris Mullin* 4178
138. Vlade Divac 4176
139. Harry Gallatin* 4167
140. Connie Hawkins* 4154
141. Sam Cassell 4144
142. Terry Porter 4107
143. Kevin Martin 4091
144. Manu Ginobili 4089
145. Happy Hairston 4080
146. DeMarcus Cousins 4068
147. Mickey Johnson 4066
148. Joe Dumars* 4059
149. LaMarcus Aldridge 4057
150. Juwan Howard 4014
151. Bob Boozer 3998
152. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
153. Hersey Hawkins 3985
  Blake Griffin 3985
155. Johnny Newman 3984
156. Lou Williams 3963
157. Rony Seikaly 3961
158. Lou Hudson 3960
159. Sidney Wicks 3955
160. Jason Kidd* 3954
161. George Mikan* 3924
162. Maurice Lucas 3911
163. Chris Webber 3906
164. Armen Gilliam 3896
165. Andre Iguodala 3894
166. Larry Nance 3892
167. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
168. Ricky Pierce 3871
169. Calvin Murphy* 3864
170. Donnie Freeman 3861
171. Freddie Lewis 3859
172. Nene Hilario 3840
173. Elden Campbell 3832
174. Dan Roundfield 3824
  Bill Bridges 3824
176. Paul Millsap 3816
177. Glen Rice 3813
178. Richard Hamilton 3805
179. Ron Harper 3799
180. Eddie Johnson 3792
181. Vin Baker 3787
182. Josh Smith 3748
183. Don Nelson* 3744
184. Wayne Embry* 3741
185. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
186. Bob Love 3728
187. James Silas 3710
188. Mychal Thompson 3707
189. Randy Smith 3705
190. Mel Daniels* 3699
191. Tyson Chandler 3689
192. Red Kerr 3682
193. Walter Davis 3676
194. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
195. Brad Daugherty 3670
196. Antonio Davis 3668
197. Larry Jones 3666
198. Kelly Tripucka 3660
199. Billy Knight 3652
200. Ray Scott 3643
201. Steve Smith 3625
202. Charlie Scott* 3609
203. Christian Laettner 3604
204. Lamar Odom 3599
205. Metta World Peace 3596
206. Gilbert Arenas 3584
207. Kevin Love 3575
208. Sam Jones* 3572
209. Bill Sharman* 3559
210. Truck Robinson 3556
211. Charles Oakley 3522
212. Joe Caldwell 3518
213. Gerald Wallace 3517
214. Anthony Mason 3511
215. Deron Williams 3502
216. Steve Francis 3494
217. Sleepy Floyd 3493
218. Carl Braun 3484
219. Kyle Lowry 3476
220. Joe Johnson 3468
221. Monta Ellis 3463
222. Danny Schayes 3461
223. Rudy Gay 3458
224. Jalen Rose 3457
225. Mike Newlin 3456
226. Arnie Risen* 3451
227. Marc Gasol 3447
  Joe Graboski 3447
229. George Yardley* 3434
230. Devin Harris 3430
231. Derek Harper 3426
232. Jimmy Jones 3398
233. Eddie Jones 3394
234. Jeff Hornacek 3390
235. Steve Nash* 3384
236. Jeff Malone 3383
237. Bob Dandridge 3382
238. Jerry Lucas* 3365
  Dale Ellis 3365
240. Jerome Kersey 3364
241. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
242. Mark Olberding 3321
243. Hot Rod Williams 3315
244. Antoine Walker 3303
245. Willis Reed* 3298
246. Baron Davis 3292
247. Jason Terry 3278
248. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
250. Grant Long 3272

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player FTA
1. Karl Malone* 13188
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 11862
3. Shaquille O'Neal* 11252
4. Moses Malone* 11090
5. Kobe Bryant 10011
6. LeBron James 9547
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
8. Oscar Robertson* 9185
9. Dwight Howard 8885
10. Jerry West* 8801
11. Michael Jordan* 8772
12. Charles Barkley* 8643
13. Paul Pierce 8578
14. Tim Duncan 8468
15. Adrian Dantley* 8351
16. David Robinson* 8201
17. Dirk Nowitzki 8195
18. Allen Iverson* 8168
19. Bob Pettit* 8119
20. Walt Bellamy* 8088
21. Elvin Hayes* 7999
22. Dolph Schayes* 7904
23. Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
24. Dominique Wilkins* 7438
25. Elgin Baylor* 7391
26. Dwyane Wade 7347
27. Carmelo Anthony 7290
28. Patrick Ewing* 7289
29. Reggie Miller* 7026
30. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
31. John Havlicek* 6589
32. Chet Walker* 6384
33. Kevin Durant 6345
34. Pau Gasol 6297
35. Tom Chambers 6274
36. World B. Free 6264
37. Bailey Howell* 6224
38. Kevin Garnett 6190
39. Paul Arizin* 6189
40. James Harden 6176
41. Vince Carter 6013
42. Buck Williams 5979
43. Clyde Drexler* 5962
44. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
45. Magic Johnson* 5850
46. Shawn Kemp 5805
47. John Stockton* 5796
48. John Drew 5774
49. Artis Gilmore* 5768
50. Tiny Archibald* 5760
51. Bob Cousy* 5756
52. Hal Greer* 5717
53. Robert Parish* 5694
54. Dave Bing* 5683
55. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
56. Reggie Theus 5644
57. Russell Westbrook 5618
58. Bill Russell* 5614
59. Otis Thorpe 5612
60. Corey Maggette 5599
61. Chris Bosh 5591
62. Detlef Schrempf 5585
63. Richie Guerin* 5549
64. Grant Hill* 5498
65. Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
  Bernard King* 5444
67. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
68. George Gervin* 5383
69. Mitch Richmond* 5365
70. Gail Goodrich* 5354
71. Isiah Thomas* 5316
72. Bob McAdoo* 5229
73. Tracy McGrady* 5202
74. Clifford Robinson 5165
75. Alex English* 5141
76. Nate Thurmond* 5089
77. Jack Sikma 5053
78. Chauncey Billups 5029
79. Andre Miller 4975
80. Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
81. Julius Erving* 4950
82. Mark Aguirre 4944
83. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
84. Ed Macauley* 4929
  Elton Brand 4929
86. Ray Allen* 4920
87. Antawn Jamison 4860
88. Bob Lanier* 4858
89. Larry Foust 4816
90. Stephon Marbury 4804
91. Rod Strickland 4759
92. Dan Issel* 4756
93. Dennis Johnson* 4754
94. Paul Silas 4748
95. Billy Cunningham* 4717
96. Terry Cummings 4711
97. Kevin Johnson 4691
98. James Edwards 4666
99. Richard Jefferson 4639
100. Cedric Maxwell 4592
  Zach Randolph 4592
102. Kevin McHale* 4554
103. DeMar DeRozan 4549
104. Earl Monroe* 4513
105. Chris Paul 4506
106. Tony Parker 4502
107. Orlando Woolridge 4501
108. Gary Payton* 4480
109. Larry Bird* 4471
110. Neil Johnston* 4447
111. Scottie Pippen* 4437
112. Bill Cartwright 4412
113. Pete Maravich* 4344
114. Derrick Coleman 4326
115. Jack Twyman* 4325
116. Dick Barnett 4324
117. Sidney Moncrief 4319
118. Rolando Blackman 4309
119. Rudy LaRusso 4308
120. Latrell Sprewell 4298
121. Sam Perkins 4292
122. A.C. Green 4250
123. Rick Barry* 4243
124. Jamal Crawford 4238
  Kevin Willis 4238
126. Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Walt Frazier* 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
129. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
130. Chris Mullin* 4178
131. Vlade Divac 4176
132. Harry Gallatin* 4167
133. Sam Cassell 4144
134. Terry Porter 4107
135. Kevin Martin 4091
136. Manu Ginobili 4089
137. Happy Hairston 4080
138. DeMarcus Cousins 4068
139. Mickey Johnson 4066
140. Joe Dumars* 4059
141. LaMarcus Aldridge 4057
142. Juwan Howard 4014
143. Bob Boozer 3998
144. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
145. Blake Griffin 3985
  Hersey Hawkins 3985
147. Johnny Newman 3984
148. Lou Williams 3963
149. Rony Seikaly 3961
150. Lou Hudson 3960
151. Sidney Wicks 3955
152. Jason Kidd* 3954
153. George Mikan* 3924
154. Chris Webber 3906
155. Armen Gilliam 3896
156. Andre Iguodala 3894
157. Larry Nance 3892
158. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
159. Ricky Pierce 3871
160. Calvin Murphy* 3864
161. Nene Hilario 3840
162. Elden Campbell 3832
163. Bill Bridges 3824
164. Paul Millsap 3816
165. Glen Rice 3813
166. Richard Hamilton 3805
167. Ron Harper 3799
168. Eddie Johnson 3792
169. Vin Baker 3787
170. Spencer Haywood* 3766
171. Josh Smith 3748
172. Don Nelson* 3744
173. Wayne Embry* 3741
174. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
175. Bob Love 3728
176. Cliff Hagan* 3722
177. Mychal Thompson 3707
178. Randy Smith 3705
179. Dan Roundfield 3702
180. Tyson Chandler 3689
181. Red Kerr 3682
182. Walter Davis 3676
183. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
184. Brad Daugherty 3670
185. Antonio Davis 3668
186. Kelly Tripucka 3660
187. Steve Smith 3625
188. David Thompson* 3616
189. Christian Laettner 3604
190. Lamar Odom 3599
191. Metta World Peace 3596
192. Gilbert Arenas 3584
193. Kevin Love 3575
194. Sam Jones* 3572
195. Bill Sharman* 3559
  George McGinnis* 3559
197. Truck Robinson 3556
198. Charles Oakley 3522
199. Gerald Wallace 3517
200. Anthony Mason 3511
201. Deron Williams 3502
202. Steve Francis 3494
203. Sleepy Floyd 3493
204. Carl Braun 3484
205. Kyle Lowry 3476
206. Joe Johnson 3468
207. Monta Ellis 3463
208. Danny Schayes 3461
209. Rudy Gay 3458
210. Jalen Rose 3457
211. Mike Newlin 3456
212. Arnie Risen* 3451
213. Marc Gasol 3447
  Joe Graboski 3447
215. George Yardley* 3434
216. Devin Harris 3430
217. Derek Harper 3426
218. Maurice Lucas 3399
219. Eddie Jones 3394
220. Jeff Hornacek 3390
221. Steve Nash* 3384
222. Jeff Malone 3383
223. Bob Dandridge 3382
224. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
226. Jerome Kersey 3364
227. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
228. Hot Rod Williams 3315
229. Antoine Walker 3303
230. Willis Reed* 3298
231. Ray Scott 3293
232. Baron Davis 3292
233. Jason Terry 3278
234. Gene Shue 3273
  Brad Miller 3273
236. Grant Long 3272
237. Kendall Gill 3267
238. Marques Johnson 3265
239. Tim Hardaway 3263
240. Kevin Loughery 3262
241. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
242. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
243. Jerry Sloan* 3239
244. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
245. DeAndre Jordan 3230
246. Joe Smith 3200
247. Ray Felix 3187
248. James Worthy* 3184
249. Antonio McDyess 3178
250. Anthony Davis 3174
  Purvis Short 3174

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player FTA
1. Mack Calvin 4105
2. Freddie Lewis 3741
3. Mel Daniels* 3676
4. Donnie Freeman 3662
5. Dan Issel* 3559
6. Larry Jones 3379
7. Ron Boone 3179
8. Jimmy Jones 3158
9. Roger Brown* 3116
10. Julius Erving* 3102
11. Artis Gilmore* 3022
12. Willie Wise 2921
13. Cincinnatus Powell 2855
14. Louie Dampier* 2849
15. Jim Eakins 2832
16. George McGinnis* 2708
17. Warren Jabali 2669
18. Bob Netolicky 2644
19. Steve Jones 2608
20. George Carter 2563
21. George Thompson 2548
22. Ralph Simpson 2437
23. Glen Combs 2296
24. Larry Miller 2228
25. Goose Ligon 2226
26. Rick Barry* 2154
27. Chuck Williams 2088
28. Bob Verga 2054
29. Warren Davis 2030
30. Darel Carrier 2024
31. James Silas 2020
32. Red Robbins 1986
33. Dave Robisch 1966
34. Doug Moe 1924
35. Billy Paultz 1891
36. Les Hunter 1850
37. Rich Jones 1810
38. Zelmo Beaty* 1786
39. Larry Brown* 1737
40. Ronald Franz 1635
41. Fatty Taylor 1627
42. Donald Sidle 1610
43. Joe Caldwell 1609
44. Levern Tart 1600
45. Charles Williams 1593
46. Walter Simon 1592
47. Wil Jones 1551
48. Wayne Hightower 1536
49. Bill Melchionni 1533
50. John Beasley 1512
51. Bob Warren 1494
52. Byron Beck 1471
53. George Gervin* 1439
54. Gerald Govan 1419
55. Stew Johnson 1393
56. Bill Keller 1378
57. Gene Moore 1350
58. Connie Hawkins* 1343
59. Stephen Chubin 1310
60. Johnny Neumann 1287
61. Charlie Scott* 1265
62. Randolph Mahaffey 1262
63. Ira Harge 1253
64. Larry Cannon 1219
65. John Brisker 1203
66. Trooper Washington 1176
67. Tom Owens 1171
68. Mike Lewis 1164
69. Manny Leaks 1159
70. Darnell Hillman 1158
71. Julian Hammond 1130
72. Gene Littles 1124
73. Arthur Becker 1101
74. Oliver Taylor 1096
75. Al Smith 1057
76. Gary Bradds 1047
77. Willie Somerset 1043
  Frank Card 1043
79. Art Heyman 1021
80. Julius Keye 1009
81. George Peeples 1002
82. John Roche 982
83. Ted McClain 979
84. Joe Hamilton 959
85. Dave Twardzik 949
86. George Lehmann 916
87. Bird Averitt 890
88. Tony Jackson 880
89. Skeeter Swift 848
90. Marv Roberts 840
91. Ed Johnson 837
92. Charles Beasley 830
93. George Stone 827
94. Lonnie Wright 822
95. Randy Denton 821
96. Chico Vaughn 815
97. Mervin Jackson 804
98. Lee Davis 797
99. Willie Long 793
100. Larry Kenon 787
101. Billy Cunningham* 785
  Maurice McHartley 785
103. Marvin Barnes 779
104. Moses Malone* 774
105. Brian Taylor 772
106. Bo Lamar 771
107. Billy Knight 760
108. Jackie Moreland 752
109. Caldwell Jones 751
110. Rick Mount 748
111. Mike Jackson 743
112. Sam Smith 740
113. Mike Green 729
114. Collis Jones 727
115. Skip Thoren 711
116. Spencer Haywood* 705
117. David Thompson* 681
118. Goo Kennedy 667
119. Willie Murrell 659
120. Sonny Dove 655
  Swen Nater 655
122. Bob Bedell 633
123. Ben Warley 620
124. Andrew Anderson 616
125. George Irvine 615
126. Mike Barrett 614
127. Ollie Darden 597
128. Mike Gale 594
129. Bobby Jones 577
130. Will Frazier 570
131. John Williamson 569
132. Ron Perry 568
133. Jim Hadnot 551
134. Simmie Hill 528
135. Gus Gerard 517
  Larry Bunce 517
137. Wendell Ladner 514
138. Maurice Lucas 512
139. Henry Logan 509
  Neil Johnson 509
141. Craig Raymond 500
142. Cliff Hagan* 497
143. Jim Chones 492
144. Jesse Branson 473
145. Coby Dietrick 470
146. Dan Anderson 469
  Mike Butler 469
148. Dave Lattin 464
149. Travis Grant 463
150. Don Buse 458
151. Jeffrey Congdon 457
152. Willie Sojourner 455
153. Bobby Lloyd 445
154. Wayne Chapman 440
155. Hank Whitney 438
156. Keith Swagerty 424
157. Bobby Rascoe 423
158. Tim Bassett 411
159. Jan van Breda Kolff 409
160. Arvesta Kelly 408
161. Jimmy O'Brien 406
162. Mel Bennett 403
163. George Karl 396
164. Tom Hoover 395
165. John Barnhill 387
166. Bill McGill 372
167. Ticky Burden 369
168. Steven Kramer 368
169. Claude Terry 364
170. Jim Ard 360
171. Ed Manning 358
172. Jim McDaniels 352
173. Ray Scott 350
174. Leary Lentz 338
175. John Fairchild 337
  Bernie Williams 337
177. Bruce Spraggins 336
178. Al Skinner 335
179. Gary Keller 334
180. Kevin Joyce 332
181. Mike Barr 327
182. Willie Porter 325
183. Grant Simmons 324
184. Kendall Rhine 321
185. Ronald Thomas 317
186. Jimmy Rayl 311
187. John Smith 308
  Barry Liebowitz 308
189. Dennis Grey 304
190. Len Elmore 299
191. Charles Edge 296
192. Jim Caldwell 295
193. Rich Niemann 286
194. Don Carlos 283
195. George Tinsley 280
  Tommie Bowens 280
197. Lester Selvage 278
198. Barry Orms 276
199. George Adams 272
200. Jerry Harkness 270
201. Larry Finch 269
202. Bobby Wilson 265
203. Johnny Baum 256
204. Errol Palmer 253
205. Stephen Vacendak 252
  Joe Hamood 252
207. Walter Piatkowski 250
208. Bill Bunting 247
  Mark Olberding 247
210. Al Tucker 241
211. David Vaughn 237
212. Guy Manning 236
213. Jay Miller 233
214. Bobby Edmonds 232
215. Joe DePre 226
216. Riney Lochmann 221
  Al Cueto 221
218. Mike Pratt 219
219. William Franklin 218
220. Spider Bennett 216
221. Mel Nowell 213
222. M.L. Carr 206
223. Dennis Wuycik 204
224. Tom Workman 203
  Richard Clark 203
226. Samuel Robinson 202
  Kim Hughes 202
228. Dewitt Menyard 197
229. Len Chappell 193
230. Jerry Pettway 190
231. Jerry Chambers 178
232. Jim Jarvis 173
233. Daniel Sparks 171
234. Barry Parkhill 169
235. Bob Lackey 167
236. Ervin Inniger 162
  Cotton Nash 162
238. Joe Kennedy 160
239. Elton McGriff 152
240. Mike Maloy 151
241. Jim Bradley 150
242. Billy Shepherd 148
243. Marlbert Pradd 146
244. Lionel Billingy 143
  Howard Bayne 143
246. Billy Schaeffer 142
  Dallas Thornton 142
248. Luther Green 141
249. Johnny Austin 140
  David Lee 140
  Patrick McFarland 140

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