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.LeBron James 10930
6.Kobe Bryant* 10011
7.Dwight Howard 9455
8.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
9.Oscar Robertson* 9185
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.James Harden 8409
17.Adrian Dantley* 8351
18.Dan Issel* 8315
19.Dirk Nowitzki 8239
20.David Robinson* 8201
21.Allen Iverson* 8168
22.Bob Pettit* 8119
23.Walt Bellamy* 8088
24.Julius Erving* 8052
25.Elvin Hayes* 7999
26.Dolph Schayes* 7904
27.Carmelo Anthony 7764
28.Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
29.Dwyane Wade 7463
30.Kevin Durant 7439
31.Dominique Wilkins* 7438
32.Elgin Baylor* 7391
33.Patrick Ewing* 7289
34.Russell Westbrook 7268
35.Reggie Miller* 7026
36.Lenny Wilkens* 6973
37.George Gervin* 6822
38.John Havlicek* 6589
39.DeMar DeRozan 6576
40.Rick Barry* 6397
41.Chet Walker* 6384
42.Pau Gasol 6311
43.Tom Chambers 6274
44.George McGinnis* 6267
45.World B. Free 6264
46.Bailey Howell* 6224
47.Kevin Garnett* 6190
48.Paul Arizin* 6189
49.Vince Carter 6082
50.Buck Williams 5979
51.Clyde Drexler* 5962
52.Alonzo Mourning* 5862
53.Magic Johnson* 5850
54.Shawn Kemp 5805
55.John Stockton* 5796
56.John Drew 5774
57.Tiny Archibald* 5760
58.Bob Cousy* 5756
59.Hal Greer* 5717
60.Robert Parish* 5694
61.Dave Bing* 5683
62.Jerry Stackhouse 5659
63.Reggie Theus 5644
64.Bill Russell* 5614
65.Otis Thorpe 5612
66.Corey Maggette 5599
67.Chris Bosh* 5591
68.Detlef Schrempf 5585
69.Richie Guerin* 5549
70.Billy Cunningham* 5502
71.Grant Hill* 5498
72.Bernard King* 5444
 Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
74.Giannis Antetokounmpo 5416
75.Dick Van Arsdale 5385
76.Chris Paul 5377
77.Mitch Richmond* 5365
78.Gail Goodrich* 5354
79.Isiah Thomas* 5316
80.Bob McAdoo* 5229
81.Tracy McGrady* 5202
82.Clifford Robinson 5165
83.Alex English* 5141
84.Nate Thurmond* 5089
85.Jack Sikma* 5053
86.Chauncey Billups 5029
87.Andre Miller 4975
88.Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
89.Mark Aguirre 4944
90.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
91.Elton Brand 4929
 Ed Macauley* 4929
93.Ray Allen* 4920
94.Zelmo Beaty* 4873
95.Antawn Jamison 4860
96.Bob Lanier* 4858
97.Larry Foust 4816
98.Stephon Marbury 4804
99.Lou Williams 4803
100.Mack Calvin 4801
101.Rod Strickland 4759
102.Dennis Johnson* 4754
103.Paul Silas 4748
104.Damian Lillard 4733
105.Jimmy Butler 4731
106.Terry Cummings 4711
107.Kevin Johnson 4691
108.James Edwards 4666
109.Richard Jefferson 4639
110.Cedric Maxwell 4592
 Zach Randolph 4592
112.LaMarcus Aldridge 4563
113.Kevin McHale* 4554
114.Tony Parker 4525
115.Earl Monroe* 4513
116.Orlando Woolridge 4501
117.Blake Griffin 4497
118.Gary Payton* 4480
119.Larry Bird* 4471
 Spencer Haywood* 4471
121.Neil Johnston* 4447
122.Anthony Davis 4445
123.Scottie Pippen* 4437
124.Bill Cartwright 4412
125.DeMarcus Cousins 4411
126.Kyle Lowry 4352
127.Pete Maravich* 4344
128.Ron Boone 4334
129.Derrick Coleman 4326
130.Jack Twyman* 4325
131.Dick Barnett 4324
132.Sidney Moncrief* 4319
133.Rolando Blackman 4309
134.Rudy LaRusso 4308
135.Latrell Sprewell 4298
136.David Thompson* 4297
137.Sam Perkins 4292
138.Jamal Crawford 4286
139.A.C. Green 4250
140.Kevin Willis 4238
141.Walt Frazier* 4226
 Johnny Green 4226
 Tom Van Arsdale 4226
144.Cliff Hagan* 4219
145.Jermaine O'Neal 4208
146.Paul Millsap 4190
147.Kevin Love 4187
148.Chris Mullin* 4178
149.Vlade Divac* 4176
150.Harry Gallatin* 4167
151.Connie Hawkins* 4154
152.Sam Cassell 4144
153.Terry Porter 4107
154.Kevin Martin 4091
155.Manu Ginóbili* 4089
156.Happy Hairston 4080
157.Mickey Johnson 4066
158.Joe Dumars* 4059
159.Juwan Howard 4014
160.Bob Boozer 3998
161.Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
162.Andre Iguodala 3991
163.Hersey Hawkins 3985
164.Johnny Newman 3984
165.Rony Seikaly 3961
166.Lou Hudson* 3960
167.Sidney Wicks 3955
168.Jason Kidd* 3954
169.George Mikan* 3924
170.Maurice Lucas 3911
171.Chris Webber* 3906
172.Armen Gilliam 3896
173.Larry Nance 3892
174.Rudy Gay 3878
175.Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
176.Ricky Pierce 3871
177.Nenê 3864
 Calvin Murphy* 3864
179.Donnie Freeman 3861
180.Freddie Lewis 3859
181.Elden Campbell 3832
182.Bill Bridges 3824
 Dan Roundfield 3824
184.Glen Rice 3813
185.Richard Hamilton 3805
186.Ron Harper 3799
187.Eddie Johnson 3792
188.Vin Baker 3787
189.Josh Smith 3748
190.Don Nelson* 3744
191.Wayne Embry* 3741
192.Dave DeBusschere* 3730
193.Bob Love 3728
194.Stephen Curry 3721
195.Tyson Chandler 3714
196.James Silas 3710
197.Mychal Thompson 3707
198.Randy Smith 3705
199.Mel Daniels* 3699
200.Red Kerr 3682
201.Walter Davis 3676
202.Andrei Kirilenko 3675
203.Brad Daugherty 3670
204.Antonio Davis 3668
205.Larry Jones 3666
206.Kelly Tripucka 3660
207.Paul George 3658
208.Billy Knight 3652
209.Ray Scott 3643
210.Marc Gasol 3625
 Steve Smith 3625
212.Charlie Scott* 3609
213.Christian Laettner 3604
214.DeAndre Jordan 3601
215.Lamar Odom 3599
216.Metta World Peace 3596
217.Joel Embiid 3587
218.Gilbert Arenas 3584
219.Sam Jones* 3572
220.Bill Sharman* 3559
221.Truck Robinson 3556
222.Charles Oakley 3522
223.Joe Caldwell 3518
224.Gerald Wallace 3517
225.Anthony Mason 3511
226.Devin Harris 3507
227.Deron Williams 3502
228.Brook Lopez 3499
229.Steve Francis 3494
230.Sleepy Floyd 3493
231.Carl Braun* 3484
232.Joe Johnson 3468
 John Wall 3468
234.Monta Ellis 3463
235.Danny Schayes 3461
236.Jalen Rose 3457
237.Mike Newlin 3456
238.Arnie Risen* 3451
239.Joe Graboski 3447
240.George Yardley* 3434
241.Derek Harper 3426
242.Danilo Gallinari 3413
243.Jimmy Jones 3398
244.Eddie Jones 3394
245.Jeff Hornacek 3390
246.Steve Nash* 3384
247.Jeff Malone 3383
248.Bob Dandridge* 3382
249.Dale Ellis 3365
 Jerry Lucas* 3365

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.Cincy 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.Ron Franz 1635
41.Fatty Taylor 1627
42.Don Sidle 1610
43.Joe Caldwell 1609
44.Levern Tart 1600
45.Charlie Williams 1593
46.Walt 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.Steve Chubin 1310
60.Johnny Neumann 1287
61.Charlie Scott* 1265
62.Randy 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.Art Becker 1101
74.Ollie 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.Charlie Beasley 830
93.George Stone 827
94.Lonnie Wright 822
95.Randy Denton 821
96.Chico Vaughn 815
97.Merv 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.Sonny Dove 655
 Swen Nater 655
122.Bob Bedell 633
123.Ben Warley 620
124.Andy 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.Jeff 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.Steve 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.Ron Thomas 317
186.Jimmy Rayl 311
187.Barry Leibowitz 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.Les 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.Joe Hamood 252
 Steve Vacendak 252
207.Walt 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.Bill Franklin 218
220.Spider Bennett 216
221.Mel Nowell 213
222.M.L. Carr 206
223.Dennis Wuycik 204
224.Dick Clark 203
 Tom Workman 203
226.Sam 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.Dan 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.Mal Pradd 146
244.Howard Bayne 143
 Lionel Billingy 143
246.Dallas Thornton 142
 Billy Schaeffer 142
248.Luther Green 141
249.Johnny Austin 140
 Dave Lee 140
 Pat McFarland 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.LeBron James 10930
6.Kobe Bryant* 10011
7.Dwight Howard 9455
8.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
9.Oscar Robertson* 9185
10.Jerry West* 8801
11.Michael Jordan* 8772
12.Charles Barkley* 8643
13.Paul Pierce* 8578
14.Tim Duncan* 8468
15.James Harden 8409
16.Adrian Dantley* 8351
17.Dirk Nowitzki 8239
18.David Robinson* 8201
19.Allen Iverson* 8168
20.Bob Pettit* 8119
21.Walt Bellamy* 8088
22.Elvin Hayes* 7999
23.Dolph Schayes* 7904
24.Carmelo Anthony 7764
25.Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
26.Dwyane Wade 7463
27.Kevin Durant 7439
28.Dominique Wilkins* 7438
29.Elgin Baylor* 7391
30.Patrick Ewing* 7289
31.Russell Westbrook 7268
32.Reggie Miller* 7026
33.Lenny Wilkens* 6973
34.John Havlicek* 6589
35.DeMar DeRozan 6576
36.Chet Walker* 6384
37.Pau Gasol 6311
38.Tom Chambers 6274
39.World B. Free 6264
40.Bailey Howell* 6224
41.Kevin Garnett* 6190
42.Paul Arizin* 6189
43.Vince Carter 6082
44.Buck Williams 5979
45.Clyde Drexler* 5962
46.Alonzo Mourning* 5862
47.Magic Johnson* 5850
48.Shawn Kemp 5805
49.John Stockton* 5796
50.John Drew 5774
51.Artis Gilmore* 5768
52.Tiny Archibald* 5760
53.Bob Cousy* 5756
54.Hal Greer* 5717
55.Robert Parish* 5694
56.Dave Bing* 5683
57.Jerry Stackhouse 5659
58.Reggie Theus 5644
59.Bill Russell* 5614
60.Otis Thorpe 5612
61.Corey Maggette 5599
62.Chris Bosh* 5591
63.Detlef Schrempf 5585
64.Richie Guerin* 5549
65.Grant Hill* 5498
66.Bernard King* 5444
 Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
68.Giannis Antetokounmpo 5416
69.Dick Van Arsdale 5385
70.George Gervin* 5383
71.Chris Paul 5377
72.Mitch Richmond* 5365
73.Gail Goodrich* 5354
74.Isiah Thomas* 5316
75.Bob McAdoo* 5229
76.Tracy McGrady* 5202
77.Clifford Robinson 5165
78.Alex English* 5141
79.Nate Thurmond* 5089
80.Jack Sikma* 5053
81.Chauncey Billups 5029
82.Andre Miller 4975
83.Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
84.Julius Erving* 4950
85.Mark Aguirre 4944
86.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
87.Elton Brand 4929
 Ed Macauley* 4929
89.Ray Allen* 4920
90.Antawn Jamison 4860
91.Bob Lanier* 4858
92.Larry Foust 4816
93.Stephon Marbury 4804
94.Lou Williams 4803
95.Rod Strickland 4759
96.Dan Issel* 4756
97.Dennis Johnson* 4754
98.Paul Silas 4748
99.Damian Lillard 4733
100.Jimmy Butler 4731
101.Billy Cunningham* 4717
102.Terry Cummings 4711
103.Kevin Johnson 4691
104.James Edwards 4666
105.Richard Jefferson 4639
106.Cedric Maxwell 4592
 Zach Randolph 4592
108.LaMarcus Aldridge 4563
109.Kevin McHale* 4554
110.Tony Parker 4525
111.Earl Monroe* 4513
112.Orlando Woolridge 4501
113.Blake Griffin 4497
114.Gary Payton* 4480
115.Larry Bird* 4471
116.Neil Johnston* 4447
117.Anthony Davis 4445
118.Scottie Pippen* 4437
119.Bill Cartwright 4412
120.DeMarcus Cousins 4411
121.Kyle Lowry 4352
122.Pete Maravich* 4344
123.Derrick Coleman 4326
124.Jack Twyman* 4325
125.Dick Barnett 4324
126.Sidney Moncrief* 4319
127.Rolando Blackman 4309
128.Rudy LaRusso 4308
129.Latrell Sprewell 4298
130.Sam Perkins 4292
131.Jamal Crawford 4286
132.A.C. Green 4250
133.Rick Barry* 4243
134.Kevin Willis 4238
135.Walt Frazier* 4226
 Johnny Green 4226
 Tom Van Arsdale 4226
138.Jermaine O'Neal 4208
139.Paul Millsap 4190
140.Kevin Love 4187
141.Chris Mullin* 4178
142.Vlade Divac* 4176
143.Harry Gallatin* 4167
144.Sam Cassell 4144
145.Terry Porter 4107
146.Kevin Martin 4091
147.Manu Ginóbili* 4089
148.Happy Hairston 4080
149.Mickey Johnson 4066
150.Joe Dumars* 4059
151.Juwan Howard 4014
152.Bob Boozer 3998
153.Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
154.Andre Iguodala 3991
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.George Mikan* 3924
162.Chris Webber* 3906
163.Armen Gilliam 3896
164.Larry Nance 3892
165.Rudy Gay 3878
166.Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
167.Ricky Pierce 3871
168.Nenê 3864
 Calvin Murphy* 3864
170.Elden Campbell 3832
171.Bill Bridges 3824
172.Glen Rice 3813
173.Richard Hamilton 3805
174.Ron Harper 3799
175.Eddie Johnson 3792
176.Vin Baker 3787
177.Spencer Haywood* 3766
178.Josh Smith 3748
179.Don Nelson* 3744
180.Wayne Embry* 3741
181.Dave DeBusschere* 3730
182.Bob Love 3728
183.Cliff Hagan* 3722
184.Stephen Curry 3721
185.Tyson Chandler 3714
186.Mychal Thompson 3707
187.Randy Smith 3705
188.Dan Roundfield 3702
189.Red Kerr 3682
190.Walter Davis 3676
191.Andrei Kirilenko 3675
192.Brad Daugherty 3670
193.Antonio Davis 3668
194.Kelly Tripucka 3660
195.Paul George 3658
196.Marc Gasol 3625
 Steve Smith 3625
198.David Thompson* 3616
199.Christian Laettner 3604
200.DeAndre Jordan 3601
201.Lamar Odom 3599
202.Metta World Peace 3596
203.Joel Embiid 3587
204.Gilbert Arenas 3584
205.Sam Jones* 3572
206.George McGinnis* 3559
 Bill Sharman* 3559
208.Truck Robinson 3556
209.Charles Oakley 3522
210.Gerald Wallace 3517
211.Anthony Mason 3511
212.Devin Harris 3507
213.Deron Williams 3502
214.Brook Lopez 3499
215.Steve Francis 3494
216.Sleepy Floyd 3493
217.Carl Braun* 3484
218.Joe Johnson 3468
 John Wall 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.Danilo Gallinari 3413
229.Maurice Lucas 3399
230.Eddie Jones 3394
231.Jeff Hornacek 3390
232.Steve Nash* 3384
233.Jeff Malone 3383
234.Bob Dandridge* 3382
235.Dale Ellis 3365
 Jerry Lucas* 3365
237.Jerome Kersey 3364
238.Kemba Walker 3354
239.Tom Heinsohn* 3353
240.Rudy Gobert 3346
241.Andre Drummond 3334
242.Mike Conley 3320
243.Hot Rod Williams 3315
244.Antoine Walker 3303
245.Willis Reed* 3298
246.Ray Scott 3293
247.Baron Davis 3292
248.Jason Terry 3278
249.Brad Miller 3273
 Gene Shue 3273