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 10082
6.Kobe Bryant* 10011
7.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
8.Oscar Robertson* 9185
9.Dwight Howard 9099
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.Carmelo Anthony 7451
29.Dominique Wilkins* 7438
30.Elgin Baylor* 7391
31.James Harden 7336
32.Patrick Ewing* 7289
33.Reggie Miller* 7026
34.Lenny Wilkens* 6973
35.George Gervin* 6822
36.John Havlicek* 6589
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.Russell Westbrook 6226
45.Bailey Howell* 6224
46.Kevin Garnett* 6190
47.Paul Arizin* 6189
48.Vince Carter 6082
49.Buck Williams 5979
50.Clyde Drexler* 5962
51.Alonzo Mourning* 5862
52.Magic Johnson* 5850
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.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.DeMar DeRozan 5169
80.Clifford Robinson 5165
81.Alex English* 5141
82.Nate Thurmond* 5089
83.Jack Sikma* 5053
84.Chauncey Billups 5029
85.Andre Miller 4975
86.Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
87.Mark Aguirre 4944
88.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
89.Ed Macauley* 4929
 Elton Brand 4929
91.Ray Allen* 4920
92.Chris Paul 4892
93.Zelmo Beaty* 4873
94.Antawn Jamison 4860
95.Bob Lanier* 4858
96.Larry Foust 4816
97.Stephon Marbury 4804
98.Mack Calvin 4801
99.Rod Strickland 4759
100.Dennis Johnson* 4754
101.Paul Silas 4748
102.Terry Cummings 4711
103.Kevin Johnson 4691
104.James Edwards 4666
105.Richard Jefferson 4639
106.Zach Randolph 4592
 Cedric Maxwell 4592
108.Kevin McHale* 4554
109.Lou Williams 4552
110.Tony Parker 4525
111.Earl Monroe* 4513
112.Orlando Woolridge 4501
113.Gary Payton* 4480
114.Spencer Haywood* 4471
 Larry Bird* 4471
116.Neil Johnston* 4447
117.Scottie Pippen* 4437
118.LaMarcus Aldridge 4414
119.Bill Cartwright 4412
120.Pete Maravich* 4344
121.Ron Boone 4334
122.Derrick Coleman 4326
123.Jack Twyman* 4325
124.Dick Barnett 4324
125.Sidney Moncrief* 4319
126.Rolando Blackman 4309
127.Rudy LaRusso 4308
128.Latrell Sprewell 4298
129.David Thompson* 4297
130.Sam Perkins 4292
131.Jamal Crawford 4286
132.Blake Griffin 4283
133.A.C. Green 4250
134.Kevin Willis 4238
135.Walt Frazier* 4226
 Johnny Green 4226
 Tom Van Arsdale 4226
138.Cliff Hagan* 4219
139.Jermaine O'Neal 4208
140.DeMarcus Cousins 4205
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 Ginbili 4089
149.Happy Hairston 4080
150.Paul Millsap 4068
151.Mickey Johnson 4066
152.Joe Dumars* 4059
153.Juwan Howard 4014
154.Bob Boozer 3998
155.Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
156.Hersey Hawkins 3985
157.Johnny Newman 3984
158.Rony Seikaly 3961
159.Lou Hudson 3960
160.Sidney Wicks 3955
161.Jason Kidd* 3954
162.Andre Iguodala 3933
163.George Mikan* 3924
164.Maurice Lucas 3911
165.Chris Webber 3906
166.Kyle Lowry 3901
167.Armen Gilliam 3896
168.Larry Nance 3892
169.Kevin Love 3875
170.Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
171.Ricky Pierce 3871
172.Nen Hilrio 3864
 Calvin Murphy* 3864
174.Donnie Freeman 3861
175.Freddie Lewis 3859
176.Elden Campbell 3832
177.Dan Roundfield 3824
 Bill Bridges 3824
179.Glen Rice 3813
180.Richard Hamilton 3805
181.Ron Harper 3799
182.Eddie Johnson 3792
183.Vin Baker 3787
184.Anthony Davis 3759
185.Josh Smith 3748
186.Don Nelson* 3744
187.Wayne Embry* 3741
188.Dave DeBusschere* 3730
189.Bob Love 3728
190.Damian Lillard 3723
191.Tyson Chandler 3714
192.James Silas 3710
193.Mychal Thompson 3707
194.Randy Smith 3705
195.Mel Daniels* 3699
196.Red Kerr 3682
197.Walter Davis 3676
198.Andrei Kirilenko 3675
199.Brad Daugherty 3670
200.Rudy Gay 3668
 Antonio Davis 3668
202.Larry Jones 3666
203.Kelly Tripucka 3660
204.Billy Knight 3652
205.Ray Scott 3643
206.Steve Smith 3625
207.Charlie Scott* 3609
208.Christian Laettner 3604
209.Lamar Odom 3599
210.Metta World Peace 3596
211.Gilbert Arenas 3584
212.Marc Gasol 3575
213.Sam Jones* 3572
214.Bill Sharman* 3559
215.Jimmy Butler 3556
 Truck Robinson 3556
217.Giannis Antetokounmpo 3526
218.Charles Oakley 3522
219.Joe Caldwell 3518
220.Gerald Wallace 3517
221.Anthony Mason 3511
222.Devin Harris 3507
223.Deron Williams 3502
224.Steve Francis 3494
225.Sleepy Floyd 3493
226.Carl Braun* 3484
227.Joe Johnson 3468
228.Monta Ellis 3463
229.Danny Schayes 3461
230.Jalen Rose 3457
231.Mike Newlin 3456
232.Arnie Risen* 3451
233.Joe Graboski 3447
234.George Yardley* 3434
235.DeAndre Jordan 3431
236.Derek Harper 3426
237.Jimmy Jones 3398
238.Eddie Jones 3394
239.Jeff Hornacek 3390
240.Steve Nash* 3384
241.Jeff Malone 3383
242.Bob Dandridge 3382
243.Jerry Lucas* 3365
 Dale Ellis 3365
245.Jerome Kersey 3364
246.Tom Heinsohn* 3353
247.Mark Olberding 3321
248.Hot Rod Williams 3315
249.Antoine Walker 3303
250.Willis Reed* 3298

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.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.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.Mike Butler 469
 Dan Anderson 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.Mark Olberding 247
 Bill Bunting 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.Dallas Thornton 142
 Billy Schaeffer 142
248.Luther Green 141
249.Johnny Austin 140
 David Lee 140
 Patrick 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 10082
6.Kobe Bryant* 10011
7.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9304
8.Oscar Robertson* 9185
9.Dwight Howard 9099
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.Carmelo Anthony 7451
26.Dominique Wilkins* 7438
27.Elgin Baylor* 7391
28.James Harden 7336
29.Patrick Ewing* 7289
30.Reggie Miller* 7026
31.Lenny Wilkens* 6973
32.John Havlicek* 6589
33.Kevin Durant 6506
34.Chet Walker* 6384
35.Pau Gasol 6311
36.Tom Chambers 6274
37.World B. Free 6264
38.Russell Westbrook 6226
39.Bailey Howell* 6224
40.Kevin Garnett* 6190
41.Paul Arizin* 6189
42.Vince Carter 6082
43.Buck Williams 5979
44.Clyde Drexler* 5962
45.Alonzo Mourning* 5862
46.Magic Johnson* 5850
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.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.DeMar DeRozan 5169
75.Clifford Robinson 5165
76.Alex English* 5141
77.Nate Thurmond* 5089
78.Jack Sikma* 5053
79.Chauncey Billups 5029
80.Andre Miller 4975
81.Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
82.Julius Erving* 4950
83.Mark Aguirre 4944
84.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
85.Elton Brand 4929
 Ed Macauley* 4929
87.Ray Allen* 4920
88.Chris Paul 4892
89.Antawn Jamison 4860
90.Bob Lanier* 4858
91.Larry Foust 4816
92.Stephon Marbury 4804
93.Rod Strickland 4759
94.Dan Issel* 4756
95.Dennis Johnson* 4754
96.Paul Silas 4748
97.Billy Cunningham* 4717
98.Terry Cummings 4711
99.Kevin Johnson 4691
100.James Edwards 4666
101.Richard Jefferson 4639
102.Zach Randolph 4592
 Cedric Maxwell 4592
104.Kevin McHale* 4554
105.Lou Williams 4552
106.Tony Parker 4525
107.Earl Monroe* 4513
108.Orlando Woolridge 4501
109.Gary Payton* 4480
110.Larry Bird* 4471
111.Neil Johnston* 4447
112.Scottie Pippen* 4437
113.LaMarcus Aldridge 4414
114.Bill Cartwright 4412
115.Pete Maravich* 4344
116.Derrick Coleman 4326
117.Jack Twyman* 4325
118.Dick Barnett 4324
119.Sidney Moncrief* 4319
120.Rolando Blackman 4309
121.Rudy LaRusso 4308
122.Latrell Sprewell 4298
123.Sam Perkins 4292
124.Jamal Crawford 4286
125.Blake Griffin 4283
126.A.C. Green 4250
127.Rick Barry* 4243
128.Kevin Willis 4238
129.Johnny Green 4226
 Walt Frazier* 4226
 Tom Van Arsdale 4226
132.Jermaine O'Neal 4208
133.DeMarcus Cousins 4205
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 Ginbili 4089
141.Happy Hairston 4080
142.Paul Millsap 4068
143.Mickey Johnson 4066
144.Joe Dumars* 4059
145.Juwan Howard 4014
146.Bob Boozer 3998
147.Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
148.Hersey Hawkins 3985
149.Johnny Newman 3984
150.Rony Seikaly 3961
151.Lou Hudson 3960
152.Sidney Wicks 3955
153.Jason Kidd* 3954
154.Andre Iguodala 3933
155.George Mikan* 3924
156.Chris Webber 3906
157.Kyle Lowry 3901
158.Armen Gilliam 3896
159.Larry Nance 3892
160.Kevin Love 3875
161.Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
162.Ricky Pierce 3871
163.Nen Hilrio 3864
 Calvin Murphy* 3864
165.Elden Campbell 3832
166.Bill Bridges 3824
167.Glen Rice 3813
168.Richard Hamilton 3805
169.Ron Harper 3799
170.Eddie Johnson 3792
171.Vin Baker 3787
172.Spencer Haywood* 3766
173.Anthony Davis 3759
174.Josh Smith 3748
175.Don Nelson* 3744
176.Wayne Embry* 3741
177.Dave DeBusschere* 3730
178.Bob Love 3728
179.Damian Lillard 3723
180.Cliff Hagan* 3722
181.Tyson Chandler 3714
182.Mychal Thompson 3707
183.Randy Smith 3705
184.Dan Roundfield 3702
185.Red Kerr 3682
186.Walter Davis 3676
187.Andrei Kirilenko 3675
188.Brad Daugherty 3670
189.Rudy Gay 3668
 Antonio Davis 3668
191.Kelly Tripucka 3660
192.Steve Smith 3625
193.David Thompson* 3616
194.Christian Laettner 3604
195.Lamar Odom 3599
196.Metta World Peace 3596
197.Gilbert Arenas 3584
198.Marc Gasol 3575
199.Sam Jones* 3572
200.Bill Sharman* 3559
 George McGinnis* 3559
202.Jimmy Butler 3556
 Truck Robinson 3556
204.Giannis Antetokounmpo 3526
205.Charles Oakley 3522
206.Gerald Wallace 3517
207.Anthony Mason 3511
208.Devin Harris 3507
209.Deron Williams 3502
210.Steve Francis 3494
211.Sleepy Floyd 3493
212.Carl Braun* 3484
213.Joe Johnson 3468
214.Monta Ellis 3463
215.Danny Schayes 3461
216.Jalen Rose 3457
217.Mike Newlin 3456
218.Arnie Risen* 3451
219.Joe Graboski 3447
220.George Yardley* 3434
221.DeAndre Jordan 3431
222.Derek Harper 3426
223.Maurice Lucas 3399
224.Eddie Jones 3394
225.Jeff Hornacek 3390
226.Steve Nash* 3384
227.Jeff Malone 3383
228.Bob Dandridge 3382
229.Jerry Lucas* 3365
 Dale Ellis 3365
231.Jerome Kersey 3364
232.Tom Heinsohn* 3353
233.Hot Rod Williams 3315
234.Antoine Walker 3303
235.Willis Reed* 3298
236.Ray Scott 3293
237.Baron Davis 3292
238.Jason Terry 3278
239.Brad Miller 3273
 Gene Shue 3273
241.Grant Long 3272
242.Kendall Gill 3267
243.Marques Johnson 3265
244.Tim Hardaway 3263
245.Kevin Loughery 3262
246.Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
247.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
248.Jerry Sloan* 3239
249.Brook Lopez 3238
250.Joe Barry Carroll 3232