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. Oscar Robertson* 9185
8. Jerry West* 8801
9. Artis Gilmore* 8790
10. Michael Jordan* 8772
11. LeBron James 8670
12. Charles Barkley* 8643
13. Paul Pierce 8575
14. Tim Duncan 8468
15. Adrian Dantley* 8351
16. Dan Issel* 8315
17. David Robinson* 8201
18. Dwight Howard 8199
19. Allen Iverson* 8168
20. Bob Pettit* 8119
21. Walt Bellamy* 8088
22. Dirk Nowitzki 8062
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 7057
31. Dwyane Wade 7031
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. George McGinnis 6267
40. World B. Free 6264
41. Bailey Howell* 6224
42. Kevin Garnett 6190
43. Paul Arizin* 6189
44. Pau Gasol 6032
45. Buck Williams 5979
46. Clyde Drexler* 5962
47. Vince Carter 5937
48. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
49. Magic Johnson* 5850
50. Shawn Kemp 5805
51. John Stockton* 5796
52. John Drew 5774
53. Tiny Archibald* 5760
54. Bob Cousy* 5756
55. Hal Greer* 5717
56. Robert Parish* 5694
57. Dave Bing* 5683
58. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
59. Reggie Theus 5644
60. Bill Russell* 5614
61. Otis Thorpe 5612
62. Corey Maggette 5599
63. Chris Bosh 5591
64. Detlef Schrempf 5585
65. Kevin Durant 5584
66. Richie Guerin* 5549
67. Billy Cunningham* 5502
68. Grant Hill 5498
69. Bernard King* 5444
  Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
71. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
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. Mark Aguirre 4944
85. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
86. Ed Macauley* 4929
  Elton Brand 4929
88. Ray Allen 4920
89. Zelmo Beaty* 4873
90. Antawn Jamison 4860
91. Bob Lanier* 4858
92. James Harden 4851
93. Larry Foust 4816
94. Stephon Marbury 4804
95. Mack Calvin 4801
96. Rod Strickland 4759
97. Dennis Johnson* 4754
98. Paul Silas 4748
99. Russell Westbrook 4743
100. Terry Cummings 4711
101. Kevin Johnson 4691
102. James Edwards 4666
103. Richard Jefferson 4616
104. Cedric Maxwell 4592
105. Kevin McHale* 4554
106. Earl Monroe* 4513
107. Orlando Woolridge 4501
108. Gary Payton* 4480
109. Spencer Haywood* 4471
  Larry Bird* 4471
111. Zach Randolph 4447
  Neil Johnston* 4447
113. Scottie Pippen* 4437
114. Bill Cartwright 4412
115. Pete Maravich* 4344
116. Ron Boone 4334
117. Derrick Coleman 4326
118. Jack Twyman* 4325
119. Dick Barnett 4324
120. Sidney Moncrief 4319
121. Rolando Blackman 4309
122. Rudy LaRusso 4308
123. Latrell Sprewell 4298
124. Tony Parker 4297
  David Thompson* 4297
126. Sam Perkins 4292
127. A.C. Green 4250
128. Kevin Willis 4238
129. Walt Frazier* 4226
  Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
132. Cliff Hagan* 4219
133. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
134. Chris Mullin* 4178
135. Vlade Divac 4176
136. Harry Gallatin* 4167
137. Connie Hawkins* 4154
138. Sam Cassell 4144
139. Chris Paul 4138
140. Terry Porter 4107
141. Kevin Martin 4091
142. Happy Hairston 4080
143. Mickey Johnson 4066
144. Joe Dumars* 4059
145. Jamal Crawford 4028
146. Juwan Howard 4014
147. Bob Boozer 3998
148. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
149. Hersey Hawkins 3985
150. Johnny Newman 3984
151. Rony Seikaly 3961
152. Lou Hudson 3960
153. Sidney Wicks 3955
154. Jason Kidd 3954
155. Manu Ginobili 3952
156. George Mikan* 3924
157. Maurice Lucas 3911
158. Chris Webber 3906
159. Armen Gilliam 3896
160. Larry Nance 3892
161. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
162. Ricky Pierce 3871
163. Calvin Murphy* 3864
164. Donnie Freeman 3861
165. Freddie Lewis 3859
166. Elden Campbell 3832
167. Dan Roundfield 3824
  Bill Bridges 3824
169. Glen Rice 3813
170. Richard Hamilton 3805
171. Ron Harper 3799
172. Eddie Johnson 3792
173. Vin Baker 3787
174. Josh Smith 3748
175. Andre Iguodala 3747
176. Don Nelson* 3744
177. Wayne Embry* 3741
178. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
179. Bob Love 3728
180. James Silas 3710
181. Mychal Thompson 3707
182. Randy Smith 3705
183. Mel Daniels* 3699
184. Nene Hilario 3684
185. Red Kerr 3682
186. Walter Davis 3676
187. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
188. Brad Daugherty 3670
189. Antonio Davis 3668
190. Larry Jones 3666
191. Kelly Tripucka 3660
192. Billy Knight 3652
193. Ray Scott 3643
194. Steve Smith 3625
195. DeMarcus Cousins 3623
196. DeMar DeRozan 3618
197. Charlie Scott 3609
198. Christian Laettner 3604
199. Lamar Odom 3599
200. Metta World Peace 3592
201. Gilbert Arenas 3584
202. Sam Jones* 3572
203. Bill Sharman* 3559
204. Truck Robinson 3556
205. Charles Oakley 3522
206. Tyson Chandler 3521
207. Joe Caldwell 3518
208. Gerald Wallace 3517
209. Anthony Mason 3511
210. Steve Francis 3494
211. Sleepy Floyd 3493
212. Deron Williams 3489
213. Paul Millsap 3488
214. Carl Braun 3484
215. Danny Schayes 3461
216. Jalen Rose 3457
217. Mike Newlin 3456
218. Monta Ellis 3452
219. Arnie Risen* 3451
220. Joe Graboski 3447
221. George Yardley* 3434
222. Derek Harper 3426
223. Joe Johnson 3411
224. Jimmy Jones 3398
225. Eddie Jones 3394
226. Jeff Hornacek 3390
  LaMarcus Aldridge 3390
228. Steve Nash 3384
229. Jeff Malone 3383
230. Bob Dandridge 3382
231. Jerry Lucas* 3365
  Dale Ellis 3365
233. Jerome Kersey 3364
234. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
235. Mark Olberding 3321
236. Hot Rod Williams 3315
237. Antoine Walker 3303
238. Willis Reed* 3298
239. Baron Davis 3292
240. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
242. Grant Long 3272
243. Kendall Gill 3267
  Jason Terry 3267
245. Marques Johnson 3265
246. Tim Hardaway 3263
247. Kevin Loughery 3262
248. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
249. Bobby Jones 3251
250. Blake Griffin 3248

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. Oscar Robertson* 9185
8. Jerry West* 8801
9. Michael Jordan* 8772
10. LeBron James 8670
11. Charles Barkley* 8643
12. Paul Pierce 8575
13. Tim Duncan 8468
14. Adrian Dantley* 8351
15. David Robinson* 8201
16. Dwight Howard 8199
17. Allen Iverson* 8168
18. Bob Pettit* 8119
19. Walt Bellamy* 8088
20. Dirk Nowitzki 8062
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 7057
28. Dwyane Wade 7031
29. Reggie Miller* 7026
30. Lenny Wilkens* 6973
31. John Havlicek* 6589
32. Chet Walker* 6384
33. Tom Chambers 6274
34. World B. Free 6264
35. Bailey Howell* 6224
36. Kevin Garnett 6190
37. Paul Arizin* 6189
38. Pau Gasol 6032
39. Buck Williams 5979
40. Clyde Drexler* 5962
41. Vince Carter 5937
42. Alonzo Mourning* 5862
43. Magic Johnson* 5850
44. Shawn Kemp 5805
45. John Stockton* 5796
46. John Drew 5774
47. Artis Gilmore* 5768
48. Tiny Archibald* 5760
49. Bob Cousy* 5756
50. Hal Greer* 5717
51. Robert Parish* 5694
52. Dave Bing* 5683
53. Jerry Stackhouse 5659
54. Reggie Theus 5644
55. Bill Russell* 5614
56. Otis Thorpe 5612
57. Corey Maggette 5599
58. Chris Bosh 5591
59. Detlef Schrempf 5585
60. Kevin Durant 5584
61. Richie Guerin* 5549
62. Grant Hill 5498
63. Bernard King* 5444
  Amar'e Stoudemire 5444
65. Dick Van Arsdale 5385
66. George Gervin* 5383
67. Mitch Richmond* 5365
68. Gail Goodrich* 5354
69. Isiah Thomas* 5316
70. Bob McAdoo* 5229
71. Tracy McGrady 5202
72. Clifford Robinson 5165
73. Alex English* 5141
74. Nate Thurmond* 5089
75. Jack Sikma 5053
76. Chauncey Billups 5029
77. Andre Miller 4975
78. Dikembe Mutombo* 4960
79. Julius Erving* 4950
80. Mark Aguirre 4944
81. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4943
82. Elton Brand 4929
  Ed Macauley* 4929
84. Ray Allen 4920
85. Antawn Jamison 4860
86. Bob Lanier* 4858
87. James Harden 4851
88. Larry Foust 4816
89. Stephon Marbury 4804
90. Rod Strickland 4759
91. Dan Issel* 4756
92. Dennis Johnson* 4754
93. Paul Silas 4748
94. Russell Westbrook 4743
95. Billy Cunningham* 4717
96. Terry Cummings 4711
97. Kevin Johnson 4691
98. James Edwards 4666
99. Richard Jefferson 4616
100. Cedric Maxwell 4592
101. Kevin McHale* 4554
102. Earl Monroe* 4513
103. Orlando Woolridge 4501
104. Gary Payton* 4480
105. Larry Bird* 4471
106. Neil Johnston* 4447
  Zach Randolph 4447
108. Scottie Pippen* 4437
109. Bill Cartwright 4412
110. Pete Maravich* 4344
111. Derrick Coleman 4326
112. Jack Twyman* 4325
113. Dick Barnett 4324
114. Sidney Moncrief 4319
115. Rolando Blackman 4309
116. Rudy LaRusso 4308
117. Latrell Sprewell 4298
118. Tony Parker 4297
119. Sam Perkins 4292
120. A.C. Green 4250
121. Rick Barry* 4243
122. Kevin Willis 4238
123. Tom Van Arsdale 4226
  Walt Frazier* 4226
  Johnny Green 4226
126. Jermaine O'Neal 4208
127. Chris Mullin* 4178
128. Vlade Divac 4176
129. Harry Gallatin* 4167
130. Sam Cassell 4144
131. Chris Paul 4138
132. Terry Porter 4107
133. Kevin Martin 4091
134. Happy Hairston 4080
135. Mickey Johnson 4066
136. Joe Dumars* 4059
137. Jamal Crawford 4028
138. Juwan Howard 4014
139. Bob Boozer 3998
140. Kiki Vandeweghe 3997
141. Hersey Hawkins 3985
142. Johnny Newman 3984
143. Rony Seikaly 3961
144. Lou Hudson 3960
145. Sidney Wicks 3955
146. Jason Kidd 3954
147. Manu Ginobili 3952
148. George Mikan* 3924
149. Chris Webber 3906
150. Armen Gilliam 3896
151. Larry Nance 3892
152. Vern Mikkelsen* 3874
153. Ricky Pierce 3871
154. Calvin Murphy* 3864
155. Elden Campbell 3832
156. Bill Bridges 3824
157. Glen Rice 3813
158. Richard Hamilton 3805
159. Ron Harper 3799
160. Eddie Johnson 3792
161. Vin Baker 3787
162. Spencer Haywood* 3766
163. Josh Smith 3748
164. Andre Iguodala 3747
165. Don Nelson* 3744
166. Wayne Embry* 3741
167. Dave DeBusschere* 3730
168. Bob Love 3728
169. Cliff Hagan* 3722
170. Mychal Thompson 3707
171. Randy Smith 3705
172. Dan Roundfield 3702
173. Nene Hilario 3684
174. Red Kerr 3682
175. Walter Davis 3676
176. Andrei Kirilenko 3675
177. Brad Daugherty 3670
178. Antonio Davis 3668
179. Kelly Tripucka 3660
180. Steve Smith 3625
181. DeMarcus Cousins 3623
182. DeMar DeRozan 3618
183. David Thompson* 3616
184. Christian Laettner 3604
185. Lamar Odom 3599
186. Metta World Peace 3592
187. Gilbert Arenas 3584
188. Sam Jones* 3572
189. George McGinnis 3559
  Bill Sharman* 3559
191. Truck Robinson 3556
192. Charles Oakley 3522
193. Tyson Chandler 3521
194. Gerald Wallace 3517
195. Anthony Mason 3511
196. Steve Francis 3494
197. Sleepy Floyd 3493
198. Deron Williams 3489
199. Paul Millsap 3488
200. Carl Braun 3484
201. Danny Schayes 3461
202. Jalen Rose 3457
203. Mike Newlin 3456
204. Monta Ellis 3452
205. Arnie Risen* 3451
206. Joe Graboski 3447
207. George Yardley* 3434
208. Derek Harper 3426
209. Joe Johnson 3411
210. Maurice Lucas 3399
211. Eddie Jones 3394
212. LaMarcus Aldridge 3390
  Jeff Hornacek 3390
214. Steve Nash 3384
215. Jeff Malone 3383
216. Bob Dandridge 3382
217. Dale Ellis 3365
  Jerry Lucas* 3365
219. Jerome Kersey 3364
220. Tom Heinsohn* 3353
221. Hot Rod Williams 3315
222. Antoine Walker 3303
223. Willis Reed* 3298
224. Ray Scott 3293
225. Baron Davis 3292
226. Brad Miller 3273
  Gene Shue 3273
228. Grant Long 3272
229. Jason Terry 3267
  Kendall Gill 3267
231. Marques Johnson 3265
232. Tim Hardaway 3263
233. Kevin Loughery 3262
234. Clarence Weatherspoon 3261
235. Blake Griffin 3248
236. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3243
237. Rudy Gay 3240
238. Jerry Sloan* 3239
239. Kevin Love 3237
240. Joe Barry Carroll 3232
241. Joe Smith 3200
242. Ray Felix 3187
243. James Worthy* 3184
244. Lou Williams 3181
245. Antonio McDyess 3178
246. Devin Harris 3176
247. Purvis Short 3174
248. Gus Williams 3173
249. Paul Westphal 3166
250. Archie Clark 3163

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. Gus Gerard 517
  Larry Bunce 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. Mike Butler 469
  Dan Anderson 469
148. Dave Lattin 464
149. Travis Grant 463
150. Don Buse 458
151. Jeffrey Congdon 457
152. Willard 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. John Smith 308
  Barry Liebowitz 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. George Tinsley 280
  Tommie Bowens 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. Joe Hamood 252
  Stephen Vacendak 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. 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. Lionel Billingy 143
  Howard Bayne 143
246. Billy Schaeffer 142
  Dallas Thornton 142
248. Luther Green 141
249. Johnny Austin 140
  David Lee 140
  Patrick McFarland 140

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