Current NBA The Best Current NBA Clutch Players  

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List Rules Only current NBA Clutch Players. No retired or collegiate players.

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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617 276
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics

2
501 268
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers

3
200 67
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
AndrewHorne added Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

4
486 299
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

5
249 121
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

6
406 282
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

7
309 211
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs

8
70 8
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Portland TrailBlazers

9
241 166
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks

10
206 146
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

11
200 153
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

12
162 115
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

13
167 121
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

14
59 17
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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15
260 249
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

16
45 12
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

17
79 62
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added

18
33 7
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets

19
125 128
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves

20
32 10
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

21
66 69
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dallas Mavericks

22
87 112
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz

23
76 97
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans

24
74 105
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

25
5 1
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
YoussefSheasha added Miami Heat

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54 87
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

27
39 70
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Guest_b6627795-94ee-4714-8838-691bde87f57e added Brandon Ingram

28
44 87
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Memphis Grizzlies

29
41 91
Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Memphis Grizzlies

30
38 89
Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Dallas Mavericks

31
29 78
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

32
25 88
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Sacramento Kings

33
28 98
Enes Kanter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New York Knicks

34
3 32
Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
marsbar_18 added Memphis Grizzlies

35
16 91
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Charlotte Hornets

36
12 88
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

37
6 96
Sean Kilpatrick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Brooklyn Nets