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The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now 

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List Rules Vote up the current NBA players you trust most with the last shot.

Who are the best clutch players currently in the NBA? Certainly, this list includes some of the clutchest players playing right now, and potentially some of the top NBA players of all time. Check out these lists of best (worst) current floppers and best current three-point shooters, along with the greatest NBA scorers playing today. Having an awesome clutch player gives any NBA team a huge advantage.

The most clutch players who are currently playing in the NBA are certainly among the overall top current NBA players too (LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, and Joe Johnson come to mind immediately). 

The highly skilled NBA players on this list can make or break a team's performance on the court. They are dependable players who manage the clock efficiently before making the buzzer beaters. These clutch players are expert ball handlers who are able to shoot off the dribble or catch and shoot behind the three-point line. 

Vote for the current clutch players that you think are the most important, key players for their respective teams, and if your favorite player isn't listed, add him. You can also re-rank this list of NBA clutch players in any order you want.

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Danny Green is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
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Los Angeles Lakers
Daniel Richard Green Jr. (born June 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more

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Lauri Markkanen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
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Chicago Bulls
Lauri Elias Markkanen (born May 22, 1997) is a Finnish professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the 2017 NBA draft, he was taken by ...more

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#48 of 82 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today #143 of 239 The Best White Players in NBA History

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Jamal Murray is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
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Denver Nuggets
Jamal Murray (born February 23, 1997) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of college basketball ...more

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#12 of 71 The Best Sleeper Picks For Your Fantasy Basketball Team In 2019-2020 #154 of 178 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

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Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Free agent
Joseph Marcus Johnson (born June 29, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Tri-State Triplets of the BIG3 professional basketball league. He played high ...more

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#37 of 178 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History #5 of 33 The Greatest Arkansas Basketball Players of All Time

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Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Toronto Raptors
Kyle Terrell Lowry (born March 25, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). With the Raptors, he has been a ...more

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#59 of 82 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today #30 of 159 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History #8 of 83 The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

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Zion Williamson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
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New Orleans Pelicans
Zion Lateef Williamson (born July 6, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Listed at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) ...more

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#30 of 80 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today #34 of 71 The Best Sleeper Picks For Your Fantasy Basketball Team In 2019-2020

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Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Utah Jazz
Michael Alex Conley Jr. (born October 11, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a member of the Memphis ...more

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#25 of 80 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today #40 of 159 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

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DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Los Angeles Lakers
DeMarcus Amir Cousins (born August 13, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "Boogie", ...more

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LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
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San Antonio Spurs
LaMarcus Nurae Aldridge (born July 19, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The power forward played ...more

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#58 of 168 The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time #43 of 61 The Most Hated Active NBA Players

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Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Minnesota Timberwolves
Andrew Christian Wiggins (born February 23, 1995) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more

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#26 of 55 The Best No. 1 Overall NBA Draft Picks of All Time, Ranked #137 of 153 The Best NBA Player Nicknames

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Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
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New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Xavier Ingram (born September 2, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Los ...more
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Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Toronto Raptors
Marc Gasol Sáez (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈmaɾɡ ɡəˈzɔl]; born 29 January 1985) is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association ...more

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#31 of 168 The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time #54 of 61 The Most Hated Active NBA Players

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Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Milwaukee Bucks
Eric Bledsoe (born December 9, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays the point guard position, but ...more

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#93 of 178 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History #124 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings #68 of 159 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

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Collin Sexton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
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Cleveland Cavaliers
Collin Sexton (born January 4, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. He played college basketball for the Alabama Crimson Tide. In January ...more

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#39 of 80 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today #146 of 159 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History #19 of 120 The Fastest NBA Players of All Time

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Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Sacramento Kings
Harrison Bryce Jordan Barnes (born May 30, 1992) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more

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Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Indiana Pacers
Jeremy Emmanuel Lamb (born May 30, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers. As a freshman, he was the second-leading scorer on the 2011 national champion ...more

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#12 of 41 The Greatest UConn Basketball Players of All Time #138 of 178 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

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Enes Kanter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Boston Celtics
Enes Kanter (Turkish: [eˈnes kanˈtæɾ]; born May 20, 1992) is a Swiss-born Turkish professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was ...more

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#38 of 80 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today #76 of 82 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today

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Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Free agent
Zachary McKenley Randolph (born July 16, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed ...more

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#34 of 61 The Most Hated Active NBA Players #64 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings #29 of 175 The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History

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Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
Free agent
Raymond Bernard Felton, Jr. (born June 26, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Felton ...more

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#107 of 120 The Fastest NBA Players of All Time #20 of 50 The Greatest UNC Tar Heels Basketball Players of All Time

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Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now
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Free agent
Joakim Simon Noah ( JOH-ə-kim; born February 25, 1985) is a professional basketball player who last played for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in New ...more

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