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. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
7. LeBron James 9283
8. Oscar Robertson* 9185
9. Dwight Howard 8837
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 8189
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. Patrick Ewing* 7289
30. Carmelo Anthony 7268
31. Dwyane Wade 7230
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. Tom Chambers 6274
39. Pau Gasol 6271
40. George McGinnis* 6267
41. World B. Free 6264
42. Bailey Howell* 6224
43. Kevin Garnett 6190
44. Paul Arizin* 6189
45. Kevin Durant 6000
46. Vince Carter 5987
47. Buck Williams 5979
48. Clyde Drexler* 5962
49. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
50. Magic Johnson* 5850
51. Shawn Kemp 5805
52. John Stockton* 5796
53. John Drew 5774
54. Tiny Archibald* 5760
55. Bob Cousy* 5756
56. Hal Greer* 5717
57. Robert Parish* 5694
58. Dave Bing* 5683
59. James Harden 5678
60. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
61. Reggie Theus 5644
62. Bill Russell* 5614
63. Otis Thorpe 5612
64. Corey Maggette 5599
65. Chris Bosh 5591
66. Detlef Schrempf 5585
67. Richie Guerin* 5549
68. Billy Cunningham* 5502
69. Grant Hill* 5498
70. Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
  Bernard King* 5444
72. Russell Westbrook 5395
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. Ed Macauley* 4929
  Elton Brand 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. Earl Monroe* 4513
108. Orlando Woolridge 4501
109. Gary Payton* 4480
110. Spencer Haywood* 4471
  Larry Bird* 4471
112. Neil Johnston* 4447
113. Scottie Pippen* 4437
114. Bill Cartwright 4412
115. Chris Paul 4410
116. Tony Parker 4401
117. Pete Maravich* 4344
118. Ron Boone 4334
119. Derrick Coleman 4326
120. Jack Twyman* 4325
121. Dick Barnett 4324
122. Sidney Moncrief 4319
123. Rolando Blackman 4309
124. Rudy LaRusso 4308
125. Latrell Sprewell 4298
126. David Thompson* 4297
127. Sam Perkins 4292
128. DeMar DeRozan 4277
129. A.C. Green 4250
130. Kevin Willis 4238
131. Walt Frazier* 4226
  Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
134. Cliff Hagan* 4219
135. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
136. Chris Mullin* 4178
137. Jamal Crawford 4176
  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. Mickey Johnson 4066
147. DeMarcus Cousins 4061
148. Joe Dumars* 4059
149. Juwan Howard 4014
150. Bob Boozer 3998
151. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
152. Hersey Hawkins 3985
153. Johnny Newman 3984
154. Rony Seikaly 3961
155. Lou Hudson 3960
156. Sidney Wicks 3955
157. Jason Kidd* 3954
158. George Mikan* 3924
159. Maurice Lucas 3911
160. Chris Webber 3906
161. Armen Gilliam 3896
162. Larry Nance 3892
163. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
164. Ricky Pierce 3871
165. Calvin Murphy* 3864
166. Donnie Freeman 3861
167. Freddie Lewis 3859
168. Andre Iguodala 3851
169. Elden Campbell 3832
170. Dan Roundfield 3824
  Bill Bridges 3824
172. Nene Hilario 3817
173. Glen Rice 3813
174. LaMarcus Aldridge 3811
175. Richard Hamilton 3805
176. Ron Harper 3799
177. Eddie Johnson 3792
178. Vin Baker 3787
179. Josh Smith 3748
180. Don Nelson* 3744
181. Wayne Embry* 3741
182. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
183. Lou Williams 3728
  Bob Love 3728
185. James Silas 3710
186. Mychal Thompson 3707
187. Randy Smith 3705
188. Mel Daniels* 3699
189. Red Kerr 3682
190. Paul Millsap 3678
191. Walter Davis 3676
192. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
193. Brad Daugherty 3670
194. Antonio Davis 3668
195. Larry Jones 3666
196. Kelly Tripucka 3660
197. Billy Knight 3652
198. Ray Scott 3643
199. Blake Griffin 3635
200. Steve Smith 3625
201. Tyson Chandler 3615
202. Charlie Scott* 3609
203. Christian Laettner 3604
204. Lamar Odom 3599
205. Metta World Peace 3596
206. Gilbert Arenas 3584
207. Sam Jones* 3572
208. Bill Sharman* 3559
209. Truck Robinson 3556
210. Kevin Love 3542
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. Joe Johnson 3468
220. Monta Ellis 3463
221. Danny Schayes 3461
222. Jalen Rose 3457
223. Mike Newlin 3456
224. Arnie Risen* 3451
225. Joe Graboski 3447
226. George Yardley* 3434
227. Derek Harper 3426
228. Jimmy Jones 3398
229. Eddie Jones 3394
230. Jeff Hornacek 3390
231. Rudy Gay 3385
232. Steve Nash* 3384
233. Jeff Malone 3383
234. Bob Dandridge 3382
235. Devin Harris 3373
236. Jerry Lucas* 3365
  Dale Ellis 3365
238. Jerome Kersey 3364
  Kyle Lowry 3364
240. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
241. Mark Olberding 3321
242. Hot Rod Williams 3315
243. Antoine Walker 3303
244. Willis Reed* 3298
245. Baron Davis 3292
246. Jason Terry 3278
247. Brad Miller 3273
  Marc Gasol 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. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
7. LeBron James 9283
8. Oscar Robertson* 9185
9. Dwight Howard 8837
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 8189
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. Patrick Ewing* 7289
27. Carmelo Anthony 7268
28. Dwyane Wade 7230
29. Reggie Miller* 7026
30. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
31. John Havlicek* 6589
32. Chet Walker* 6384
33. Tom Chambers 6274
34. Pau Gasol 6271
35. World B. Free 6264
36. Bailey Howell* 6224
37. Kevin Garnett 6190
38. Paul Arizin* 6189
39. Kevin Durant 6000
40. Vince Carter 5987
41. Buck Williams 5979
42. Clyde Drexler* 5962
43. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
44. Magic Johnson* 5850
45. Shawn Kemp 5805
46. John Stockton* 5796
47. John Drew 5774
48. Artis Gilmore* 5768
49. Tiny Archibald* 5760
50. Bob Cousy* 5756
51. Hal Greer* 5717
52. Robert Parish* 5694
53. Dave Bing* 5683
54. James Harden 5678
55. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
56. Reggie Theus 5644
57. Bill Russell* 5614
58. Otis Thorpe 5612
59. Corey Maggette 5599
60. Chris Bosh 5591
61. Detlef Schrempf 5585
62. Richie Guerin* 5549
63. Grant Hill* 5498
64. Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
  Bernard King* 5444
66. Russell Westbrook 5395
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. Earl Monroe* 4513
104. Orlando Woolridge 4501
105. Gary Payton* 4480
106. Larry Bird* 4471
107. Neil Johnston* 4447
108. Scottie Pippen* 4437
109. Bill Cartwright 4412
110. Chris Paul 4410
111. Tony Parker 4401
112. Pete Maravich* 4344
113. Derrick Coleman 4326
114. Jack Twyman* 4325
115. Dick Barnett 4324
116. Sidney Moncrief 4319
117. Rolando Blackman 4309
118. Rudy LaRusso 4308
119. Latrell Sprewell 4298
120. Sam Perkins 4292
121. DeMar DeRozan 4277
122. A.C. Green 4250
123. Rick Barry* 4243
124. Kevin Willis 4238
125. Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Walt Frazier* 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
128. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
129. Chris Mullin* 4178
130. Vlade Divac 4176
  Jamal Crawford 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. Mickey Johnson 4066
139. DeMarcus Cousins 4061
140. Joe Dumars* 4059
141. Juwan Howard 4014
142. Bob Boozer 3998
143. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
144. Hersey Hawkins 3985
145. Johnny Newman 3984
146. Rony Seikaly 3961
147. Lou Hudson 3960
148. Sidney Wicks 3955
149. Jason Kidd* 3954
150. George Mikan* 3924
151. Chris Webber 3906
152. Armen Gilliam 3896
153. Larry Nance 3892
154. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
155. Ricky Pierce 3871
156. Calvin Murphy* 3864
157. Andre Iguodala 3851
158. Elden Campbell 3832
159. Bill Bridges 3824
160. Nene Hilario 3817
161. Glen Rice 3813
162. LaMarcus Aldridge 3811
163. Richard Hamilton 3805
164. Ron Harper 3799
165. Eddie Johnson 3792
166. Vin Baker 3787
167. Spencer Haywood* 3766
168. Josh Smith 3748
169. Don Nelson* 3744
170. Wayne Embry* 3741
171. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
172. Bob Love 3728
  Lou Williams 3728
174. Cliff Hagan* 3722
175. Mychal Thompson 3707
176. Randy Smith 3705
177. Dan Roundfield 3702
178. Red Kerr 3682
179. Paul Millsap 3678
180. Walter Davis 3676
181. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
182. Brad Daugherty 3670
183. Antonio Davis 3668
184. Kelly Tripucka 3660
185. Blake Griffin 3635
186. Steve Smith 3625
187. David Thompson* 3616
188. Tyson Chandler 3615
189. Christian Laettner 3604
190. Lamar Odom 3599
191. Metta World Peace 3596
192. Gilbert Arenas 3584
193. Sam Jones* 3572
194. George McGinnis* 3559
  Bill Sharman* 3559
196. Truck Robinson 3556
197. Kevin Love 3542
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. Joe Johnson 3468
206. Monta Ellis 3463
207. Danny Schayes 3461
208. Jalen Rose 3457
209. Mike Newlin 3456
210. Arnie Risen* 3451
211. Joe Graboski 3447
212. George Yardley* 3434
213. Derek Harper 3426
214. Maurice Lucas 3399
215. Eddie Jones 3394
216. Jeff Hornacek 3390
217. Rudy Gay 3385
218. Steve Nash* 3384
219. Jeff Malone 3383
220. Bob Dandridge 3382
221. Devin Harris 3373
222. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
224. Jerome Kersey 3364
  Kyle Lowry 3364
226. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
227. Hot Rod Williams 3315
228. Antoine Walker 3303
229. Willis Reed* 3298
230. Ray Scott 3293
231. Baron Davis 3292
232. Jason Terry 3278
233. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
  Marc Gasol 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. Joe Smith 3200
246. Ray Felix 3187
247. James Worthy* 3184
248. Antonio McDyess 3178
249. Purvis Short 3174
250. Gus Williams 3173

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. Neil Johnson 509
  Henry Logan 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. 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. 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

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