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The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Right Now

Updated September 30, 2020 17.4k votes 2.4k voters 13.3k views45 items

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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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  • 1
    Damian Lillard
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    169

    Damian Lillard

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionPoint guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Number0

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  • 2
    Kawhi Leonard
    698
    326

    Kawhi Leonard

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionSmall forward

    Age28

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, Caifornia

    Number2

    Kawhi Anthony Leonard (, born June 29, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Kevin Durant
    591
    302

    Kevin Durant

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionSmall forward

    Age31

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Number35

    Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Kyrie Irving
    1,041
    584

    Kyrie Irving

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionPoint guard

    Age27

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Number2

    Kyrie Andrew Irving (; born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    LeBron James
    853
    517

    LeBron James

    Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionSmall forward

    Age35

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Number23

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  • 6
    Jimmy Butler
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    265

    Jimmy Butler

    Miami Heat

    PositionShooting guard / Small forward

    Age30

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Number21

    Jimmy Butler III (born September 14, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Stephen Curry
    801
    523

    Stephen Curry

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionPoint guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Number30

    Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II ( STEF-ən; born March 14, 1988) is an American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Luka Dončić
    88
    24

    Luka Dončić

    Dallas Mavericks

    PositionGuard, Small forward

    Number11

    Luka Dončić (born February 28, 1999) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Kemba Walker
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    107

    Kemba Walker

    Boston Celtics

    PositionPoint guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Number15

    Kemba Hudley Walker (born May 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Klay Thompson
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    266

    Klay Thompson

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number11

    Klay Alexander Thompson (born February 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    James Harden
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    156

    James Harden

    Houston Rockets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number13

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  • 12
    Giannis Antetokounmpo
    394
    317

    Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Milwaukee Bucks

    PositionSmall forward, Guard

    Age26

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Number34

    Giannis Antetokounmpo (born December 6, 1994) is a Greek professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Chris Paul
    139
    97

    Chris Paul

    Oklahoma City Thunder

    PositionPoint guard

    Age34

    BirthplaceWinston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

    Number3

    Christopher Emmanuel Paul (born May 6, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Paul George
    66
    32

    Paul George

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age29

    BirthplacePalmdale, California

    Number24

    Paul Cliftonantho George (born May 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Donovan Mitchell
    170
    134

    Donovan Mitchell

    Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Number45

    Donovan Vernell Mitchell Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Devin Booker
    276
    243

    Devin Booker

    Phoenix Suns

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan

    Number1

    Devin Armani Booker (born October 30, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    D'Angelo Russell
    83
    53

    D'Angelo Russell

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionGuard

    Age23

    D'Angelo Danté Russell (born February 23, 1996) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Russell Westbrook
    534
    505

    Russell Westbrook

    Houston Rockets

    PositionPoint guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

    Number0

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  • 19
    Nikola Jokic
    44
    22

    Nikola Jokic

    Denver Nuggets

    PositionCenter

    Age25

    BirthplaceSombor, Serbia

    Number15

    Nikola Jokić (born February 19, 1995) is a Serbian professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    DeMar DeRozan
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    241

    DeMar DeRozan

    San Antonio Spurs

    PositionShooting guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceCompton, California

    Number10

    DeMar Darnell DeRozan (born August 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    John Wall
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    153

    John Wall

    Washington Wizards

    PositionPoint guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

    Number2

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  • 22
    C. J. McCollum
    26
    21

    C. J. McCollum

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    Number3

    Christian James McCollum (born September 19, 1991) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Isaiah Thomas
    306
    390

    Isaiah Thomas

    Washington Wizards

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceTacoma, Washington

    Number4

    Isaiah Jamar Thomas (born February 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Zach LaVine
    22
    20

    Zach LaVine

    Chicago Bulls

    PositionShooting Guard

    Age24

    BirthplaceRenton, Washington

    Number8

    Zachary LaVine (born March 10, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Jamal Crawford
    169
    215

    Jamal Crawford

    Phoenix Suns

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age39

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    Number11

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