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 10532
6.Kobe Bryant* 10011
7.Dwight Howard 9381
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.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.James Harden 7980
26.Dolph Schayes* 7904
27.Carmelo Anthony 7703
28.Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
29.Dwyane Wade 7463
30.Dominique Wilkins* 7438
31.Elgin Baylor* 7391
32.Patrick Ewing* 7289
33.Reggie Miller* 7026
34.Kevin Durant 6999
35.Lenny Wilkens* 6973
36.Russell Westbrook 6874
37.George Gervin* 6822
38.John Havlicek* 6589
39.Rick Barry* 6397
40.Chet Walker* 6384
41.Pau Gasol 6311
42.Tom Chambers 6274
43.George McGinnis* 6267
44.World B. Free 6264
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.DeMar DeRozan 5910
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.Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
 Bernard King* 5444
74.Dick Van Arsdale 5385
75.Mitch Richmond* 5365
76.Gail Goodrich* 5354
77.Isiah Thomas* 5316
78.Bob McAdoo* 5229
79.Tracy McGrady* 5202
80.Chris Paul 5200
81.Clifford Robinson 5165
82.Alex English* 5141
83.Nate Thurmond* 5089
84.Jack Sikma* 5053
85.Chauncey Billups 5029
86.Andre Miller 4975
87.Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
88.Mark Aguirre 4944
89.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
90.Elton Brand 4929
 Ed Macauley* 4929
92.Ray Allen* 4920
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.Lou Williams 4771
100.Rod Strickland 4759
101.Dennis Johnson* 4754
102.Paul Silas 4748
103.Terry Cummings 4711
104.Kevin Johnson 4691
105.James Edwards 4666
106.Richard Jefferson 4639
107.Zach Randolph 4592
 Cedric Maxwell 4592
109.Kevin McHale* 4554
110.Tony Parker 4525
111.LaMarcus Aldridge 4519
112.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4515
113.Earl Monroe* 4513
114.Orlando Woolridge 4501
115.Gary Payton* 4480
116.Spencer Haywood* 4471
 Larry Bird* 4471
118.Blake Griffin 4453
119.Neil Johnston* 4447
120.Scottie Pippen* 4437
121.Bill Cartwright 4412
122.Damian Lillard 4388
123.Pete Maravich* 4344
124.Ron Boone 4334
125.Derrick Coleman 4326
126.Jack Twyman* 4325
127.Dick Barnett 4324
 DeMarcus Cousins 4324
129.Sidney Moncrief* 4319
130.Rolando Blackman 4309
131.Rudy LaRusso 4308
132.Latrell Sprewell 4298
133.David Thompson* 4297
134.Sam Perkins 4292
135.Jamal Crawford 4286
136.A.C. Green 4250
137.Kevin Willis 4238
138.Johnny Green 4226
 Tom Van Arsdale 4226
 Walt Frazier* 4226
141.Cliff Hagan* 4219
142.Jermaine O'Neal 4208
143.Jimmy Butler 4184
144.Paul Millsap 4183
145.Chris Mullin* 4178
146.Vlade Divac* 4176
147.Kyle Lowry 4172
148.Harry Gallatin* 4167
149.Connie Hawkins* 4154
150.Sam Cassell 4144
151.Anthony Davis 4134
152.Terry Porter 4107
153.Kevin Martin 4091
154.Manu Ginóbili 4089
155.Happy Hairston 4080
156.Mickey Johnson 4066
157.Joe Dumars* 4059
158.Kevin Love 4049
159.Juwan Howard 4014
160.Bob Boozer 3998
161.Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
162.Andre Iguodala 3987
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.Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
175.Ricky Pierce 3871
176.Calvin Murphy* 3864
 Nenê 3864
178.Donnie Freeman 3861
179.Freddie Lewis 3859
180.Elden Campbell 3832
181.Dan Roundfield 3824
 Bill Bridges 3824
183.Rudy Gay 3813
 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.Tyson Chandler 3714
195.James Silas 3710
196.Mychal Thompson 3707
197.Randy Smith 3705
198.Mel Daniels* 3699
199.Red Kerr 3682
200.Walter Davis 3676
201.Andrei Kirilenko 3675
202.Brad Daugherty 3670
203.Antonio Davis 3668
204.Larry Jones 3666
205.Kelly Tripucka 3660
206.Billy Knight 3652
207.Ray Scott 3643
208.Steve Smith 3625
 Marc Gasol 3625
210.Charlie Scott* 3609
211.Christian Laettner 3604
212.Lamar Odom 3599
213.Metta World Peace 3596
214.Gilbert Arenas 3584
215.Sam Jones* 3572
216.Bill Sharman* 3559
217.Truck Robinson 3556
218.DeAndre Jordan 3540
219.Charles Oakley 3522
220.Joe Caldwell 3518
221.Gerald Wallace 3517
222.Anthony Mason 3511
223.Devin Harris 3507
224.Deron Williams 3502
225.Steve Francis 3494
226.Sleepy Floyd 3493
227.Carl Braun* 3484
228.Joe Johnson 3468
229.Monta Ellis 3463
230.Danny Schayes 3461
231.Jalen Rose 3457
232.Mike Newlin 3456
233.Arnie Risen* 3451
234.Joe Graboski 3447
 Paul George 3447
236.George Yardley* 3434
237.Derek Harper 3426
238.Stephen Curry 3419
239.Jimmy Jones 3398
240.Eddie Jones 3394
241.Jeff Hornacek 3390
242.Steve Nash* 3384
243.Jeff Malone 3383
244.Bob Dandridge* 3382
245.Brook Lopez 3380
246.Jerry Lucas* 3365
 Dale Ellis 3365
248.Jerome Kersey 3364
249.John Wall 3355
250.Tom Heinsohn* 3353

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.Charlie 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 10532
6.Kobe Bryant* 10011
7.Dwight Howard 9381
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.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.James Harden 7980
23.Dolph Schayes* 7904
24.Carmelo Anthony 7703
25.Hakeem Olajuwon* 7621
26.Dwyane Wade 7463
27.Dominique Wilkins* 7438
28.Elgin Baylor* 7391
29.Patrick Ewing* 7289
30.Reggie Miller* 7026
31.Kevin Durant 6999
32.Lenny Wilkens* 6973
33.Russell Westbrook 6874
34.John Havlicek* 6589
35.Chet Walker* 6384
36.Pau Gasol 6311
37.Tom Chambers 6274
38.World B. Free 6264
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.DeMar DeRozan 5910
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.Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
 Bernard King* 5444
68.Dick Van Arsdale 5385
69.George Gervin* 5383
70.Mitch Richmond* 5365
71.Gail Goodrich* 5354
72.Isiah Thomas* 5316
73.Bob McAdoo* 5229
74.Tracy McGrady* 5202
75.Chris Paul 5200
76.Clifford Robinson 5165
77.Alex English* 5141
78.Nate Thurmond* 5089
79.Jack Sikma* 5053
80.Chauncey Billups 5029
81.Andre Miller 4975
82.Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
83.Julius Erving* 4950
84.Mark Aguirre 4944
85.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
86.Elton Brand 4929
 Ed Macauley* 4929
88.Ray Allen* 4920
89.Antawn Jamison 4860
90.Bob Lanier* 4858
91.Larry Foust 4816
92.Stephon Marbury 4804
93.Lou Williams 4771
94.Rod Strickland 4759
95.Dan Issel* 4756
96.Dennis Johnson* 4754
97.Paul Silas 4748
98.Billy Cunningham* 4717
99.Terry Cummings 4711
100.Kevin Johnson 4691
101.James Edwards 4666
102.Richard Jefferson 4639
103.Zach Randolph 4592
 Cedric Maxwell 4592
105.Kevin McHale* 4554
106.Tony Parker 4525
107.LaMarcus Aldridge 4519
108.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4515
109.Earl Monroe* 4513
110.Orlando Woolridge 4501
111.Gary Payton* 4480
112.Larry Bird* 4471
113.Blake Griffin 4453
114.Neil Johnston* 4447
115.Scottie Pippen* 4437
116.Bill Cartwright 4412
117.Damian Lillard 4388
118.Pete Maravich* 4344
119.Derrick Coleman 4326
120.Jack Twyman* 4325
121.Dick Barnett 4324
 DeMarcus Cousins 4324
123.Sidney Moncrief* 4319
124.Rolando Blackman 4309
125.Rudy LaRusso 4308
126.Latrell Sprewell 4298
127.Sam Perkins 4292
128.Jamal Crawford 4286
129.A.C. Green 4250
130.Rick Barry* 4243
131.Kevin Willis 4238
132.Tom Van Arsdale 4226
 Walt Frazier* 4226
 Johnny Green 4226
135.Jermaine O'Neal 4208
136.Jimmy Butler 4184
137.Paul Millsap 4183
138.Chris Mullin* 4178
139.Vlade Divac* 4176
140.Kyle Lowry 4172
141.Harry Gallatin* 4167
142.Sam Cassell 4144
143.Anthony Davis 4134
144.Terry Porter 4107
145.Kevin Martin 4091
146.Manu Ginóbili 4089
147.Happy Hairston 4080
148.Mickey Johnson 4066
149.Joe Dumars* 4059
150.Kevin Love 4049
151.Juwan Howard 4014
152.Bob Boozer 3998
153.Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
154.Andre Iguodala 3987
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.Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
166.Ricky Pierce 3871
167.Calvin Murphy* 3864
 Nenê 3864
169.Elden Campbell 3832
170.Bill Bridges 3824
171.Glen Rice 3813
 Rudy Gay 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.Tyson Chandler 3714
185.Mychal Thompson 3707
186.Randy Smith 3705
187.Dan Roundfield 3702
188.Red Kerr 3682
189.Walter Davis 3676
190.Andrei Kirilenko 3675
191.Brad Daugherty 3670
192.Antonio Davis 3668
193.Kelly Tripucka 3660
194.Marc Gasol 3625
 Steve Smith 3625
196.David Thompson* 3616
197.Christian Laettner 3604
198.Lamar Odom 3599
199.Metta World Peace 3596
200.Gilbert Arenas 3584
201.Sam Jones* 3572
202.George McGinnis* 3559
 Bill Sharman* 3559
204.Truck Robinson 3556
205.DeAndre Jordan 3540
206.Charles Oakley 3522
207.Gerald Wallace 3517
208.Anthony Mason 3511
209.Devin Harris 3507
210.Deron Williams 3502
211.Steve Francis 3494
212.Sleepy Floyd 3493
213.Carl Braun* 3484
214.Joe Johnson 3468
215.Monta Ellis 3463
216.Danny Schayes 3461
217.Jalen Rose 3457
218.Mike Newlin 3456
219.Arnie Risen* 3451
220.Paul George 3447
 Joe Graboski 3447
222.George Yardley* 3434
223.Derek Harper 3426
224.Stephen Curry 3419
225.Maurice Lucas 3399
226.Eddie Jones 3394
227.Jeff Hornacek 3390
228.Steve Nash* 3384
229.Jeff Malone 3383
230.Bob Dandridge* 3382
231.Brook Lopez 3380
232.Jerry Lucas* 3365
 Dale Ellis 3365
234.Jerome Kersey 3364
235.John Wall 3355
236.Tom Heinsohn* 3353
237.Danilo Gallinari 3339
238.Kemba Walker 3321
239.Hot Rod Williams 3315
240.Antoine Walker 3303
241.Willis Reed* 3298
242.Ray Scott 3293
243.Baron Davis 3292
244.Jason Terry 3278
245.Gene Shue 3273
 Brad Miller 3273
247.Grant Long 3272
248.Kendall Gill 3267
249.Marques Johnson 3265
250.Tim Hardaway 3263