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 9701
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.Dirk Nowitzki 8239
19.David Robinson* 8201
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.Dwyane Wade 7463
28.Dominique Wilkins* 7438
29.Elgin Baylor* 7391
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.James Harden 6536
37.Kevin Durant 6506
38.Rick Barry* 6397
39.Chet Walker* 6384
40.Pau Gasol 6311
41.Tom Chambers 6274
42.George McGinnis* 6267
43.World B. Free 6264
44.Bailey Howell* 6224
45.Kevin Garnett 6190
46.Paul Arizin* 6189
47.Vince Carter 6053
48.Buck Williams 5979
49.Clyde Drexler* 5962
50.Alonzo Mourning* 5862
51.Magic Johnson* 5850
52.Russell Westbrook 5846
53.Shawn Kemp 5805
54.John Stockton* 5796
55.John Drew 5774
56.Tiny Archibald* 5760
57.Bob Cousy* 5756
58.Hal Greer* 5717
59.Robert Parish* 5694
60.Dave Bing* 5683
61.Jerry Stackhouse 5659
62.Reggie Theus 5644
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.Bernard King* 5444
 Amar'e Stoudemire 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.DeMar DeRozan 4718
101.Terry Cummings 4711
102.Kevin Johnson 4691
103.James Edwards 4666
104.Richard Jefferson 4639
105.Chris Paul 4613
106.Zach Randolph 4592
 Cedric Maxwell 4592
108.Kevin McHale* 4554
109.Tony Parker 4525
110.Earl Monroe* 4513
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.Jamal Crawford 4286
130.A.C. Green 4250
131.Kevin Willis 4238
132.Johnny Green 4226
 Walt Frazier* 4226
 Tom Van Arsdale 4226
135.LaMarcus Aldridge 4223
136.Cliff Hagan* 4219
137.Lou Williams 4213
138.Jermaine O'Neal 4208
139.DeMarcus Cousins 4205
140.Blake Griffin 4185
141.Chris Mullin* 4178
142.Vlade Divac* 4176
143.Harry Gallatin* 4167
144.Connie Hawkins* 4154
145.Sam Cassell 4144
146.Terry Porter 4107
147.Kevin Martin 4091
148.Manu Ginobili 4089
149.Happy Hairston 4080
150.Mickey Johnson 4066
151.Joe Dumars* 4059
152.Juwan Howard 4014
153.Bob Boozer 3998
154.Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
155.Hersey Hawkins 3985
156.Johnny Newman 3984
157.Rony Seikaly 3961
158.Lou Hudson 3960
159.Sidney Wicks 3955
160.Jason Kidd* 3954
161.Paul Millsap 3927
162.George Mikan* 3924
163.Andre Iguodala 3918
164.Maurice Lucas 3911
165.Chris Webber 3906
166.Armen Gilliam 3896
167.Larry Nance 3892
168.Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
169.Ricky Pierce 3871
170.Calvin Murphy* 3864
 Nene Hilario 3864
172.Donnie Freeman 3861
173.Freddie Lewis 3859
174.Elden Campbell 3832
175.Bill Bridges 3824
 Dan Roundfield 3824
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.Tyson Chandler 3701
191.Mel Daniels* 3699
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.Kevin Love 3656
200.Billy Knight 3652
201.Ray Scott 3643
202.Steve Smith 3625
203.Charlie Scott* 3609
204.Christian Laettner 3604
205.Lamar Odom 3599
206.Metta World Peace 3596
207.Gilbert Arenas 3584
208.Sam Jones* 3572
209.Bill Sharman* 3559
210.Kyle Lowry 3558
211.Truck Robinson 3556
212.Rudy Gay 3532
213.Marc Gasol 3526
214.Charles Oakley 3522
215.Joe Caldwell 3518
216.Gerald Wallace 3517
217.Anthony Mason 3511
218.Devin Harris 3507
219.Deron Williams 3502
220.Steve Francis 3494
221.Sleepy Floyd 3493
222.Carl Braun* 3484
223.Joe Johnson 3468
224.Monta Ellis 3463
225.Danny Schayes 3461
226.Jalen Rose 3457
227.Mike Newlin 3456
228.Arnie Risen* 3451
229.Joe Graboski 3447
230.George Yardley* 3434
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.Dale Ellis 3365
 Jerry Lucas* 3365
240.Jerome Kersey 3364
241.Tom Heinsohn* 3353
242.Mark Olberding 3321
243.Hot Rod Williams 3315
244.DeAndre Jordan 3309
245.Antoine Walker 3303
246.Willis Reed* 3298
247.Baron Davis 3292
248.Jason Terry 3278
249.Gene Shue 3273
 Brad Miller 3273

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.Frank Card 1043
 Willie Somerset 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.Maurice McHartley 785
 Billy Cunningham* 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.Swen Nater 655
 Sonny Dove 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.Larry Bunce 517
 Gus Gerard 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.Barry Liebowitz 308
 John Smith 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.Tommie Bowens 280
 George Tinsley 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.Al Cueto 221
 Riney Lochmann 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.Richard Clark 203
 Tom Workman 203
226.Kim Hughes 202
 Samuel Robinson 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.Cotton Nash 162
 Ervin Inniger 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.Howard Bayne 143
 Lionel Billingy 143
246.Dallas Thornton 142
 Billy Schaeffer 142
248.Luther Green 141
249.Patrick McFarland 140
 David Lee 140
 Johnny Austin 140

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 9701
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.Dirk Nowitzki 8239
17.David Robinson* 8201
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.Dwyane Wade 7463
25.Dominique Wilkins* 7438
26.Elgin Baylor* 7391
27.Carmelo Anthony 7290
28.Patrick Ewing* 7289
29.Reggie Miller* 7026
30.Lenny Wilkens* 6973
31.John Havlicek* 6589
32.James Harden 6536
33.Kevin Durant 6506
34.Chet Walker* 6384
35.Pau Gasol 6311
36.Tom Chambers 6274
37.World B. Free 6264
38.Bailey Howell* 6224
39.Kevin Garnett 6190
40.Paul Arizin* 6189
41.Vince Carter 6053
42.Buck Williams 5979
43.Clyde Drexler* 5962
44.Alonzo Mourning* 5862
45.Magic Johnson* 5850
46.Russell Westbrook 5846
47.Shawn Kemp 5805
48.John Stockton* 5796
49.John Drew 5774
50.Artis Gilmore* 5768
51.Tiny Archibald* 5760
52.Bob Cousy* 5756
53.Hal Greer* 5717
54.Robert Parish* 5694
55.Dave Bing* 5683
56.Jerry Stackhouse 5659
57.Reggie Theus 5644
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.Bernard King* 5444
 Amar'e Stoudemire 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.DeMar DeRozan 4718
96.Billy Cunningham* 4717
97.Terry Cummings 4711
98.Kevin Johnson 4691
99.James Edwards 4666
100.Richard Jefferson 4639
101.Chris Paul 4613
102.Zach Randolph 4592
 Cedric Maxwell 4592
104.Kevin McHale* 4554
105.Tony Parker 4525
106.Earl Monroe* 4513
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.Jamal Crawford 4286
123.A.C. Green 4250
124.Rick Barry* 4243
125.Kevin Willis 4238
126.Johnny Green 4226
 Walt Frazier* 4226
 Tom Van Arsdale 4226
129.LaMarcus Aldridge 4223
130.Lou Williams 4213
131.Jermaine O'Neal 4208
132.DeMarcus Cousins 4205
133.Blake Griffin 4185
134.Chris Mullin* 4178
135.Vlade Divac* 4176
136.Harry Gallatin* 4167
137.Sam Cassell 4144
138.Terry Porter 4107
139.Kevin Martin 4091
140.Manu Ginobili 4089
141.Happy Hairston 4080
142.Mickey Johnson 4066
143.Joe Dumars* 4059
144.Juwan Howard 4014
145.Bob Boozer 3998
146.Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
147.Hersey Hawkins 3985
148.Johnny Newman 3984
149.Rony Seikaly 3961
150.Lou Hudson 3960
151.Sidney Wicks 3955
152.Jason Kidd* 3954
153.Paul Millsap 3927
154.George Mikan* 3924
155.Andre Iguodala 3918
156.Chris Webber 3906
157.Armen Gilliam 3896
158.Larry Nance 3892
159.Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
160.Ricky Pierce 3871
161.Nene Hilario 3864
 Calvin Murphy* 3864
163.Elden Campbell 3832
164.Bill Bridges 3824
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 3701
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.Kevin Love 3656
188.Steve Smith 3625
189.David Thompson* 3616
190.Christian Laettner 3604
191.Lamar Odom 3599
192.Metta World Peace 3596
193.Gilbert Arenas 3584
194.Sam Jones* 3572
195.Bill Sharman* 3559
 George McGinnis* 3559
197.Kyle Lowry 3558
198.Truck Robinson 3556
199.Rudy Gay 3532
200.Marc Gasol 3526
201.Charles Oakley 3522
202.Gerald Wallace 3517
203.Anthony Mason 3511
204.Devin Harris 3507
205.Deron Williams 3502
206.Steve Francis 3494
207.Sleepy Floyd 3493
208.Carl Braun* 3484
209.Joe Johnson 3468
210.Monta Ellis 3463
211.Danny Schayes 3461
212.Jalen Rose 3457
213.Mike Newlin 3456
214.Arnie Risen* 3451
215.Joe Graboski 3447
216.George Yardley* 3434
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.DeAndre Jordan 3309
230.Antoine Walker 3303
231.Willis Reed* 3298
232.Ray Scott 3293
233.Baron Davis 3292
234.Jason Terry 3278
235.Gene Shue 3273
 Brad Miller 3273
237.Grant Long 3272
238.Kendall Gill 3267
239.Marques Johnson 3265
240.Tim Hardaway 3263
241.Kevin Loughery 3262
242.Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
243.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
244.Jerry Sloan* 3239
245.Anthony Davis 3234
246.Joe Barry Carroll 3232
247.Damian Lillard 3205
248.Joe Smith 3200
249.Ray Felix 3187
250.James Worthy* 3184
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