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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654 287
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics

2
518 285
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers

3
227 77
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
AndrewHorne added Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

4
504 309
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

5
266 125
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

6
327 216
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs

7
415 296
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

8
84 12
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Portland TrailBlazers

9
250 169
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks

10
216 149
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

11
207 160
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

12
170 122
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

13
171 127
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

14
66 22
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
marsbar_18 added

15
263 259
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

16
54 16
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

17
39 10
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets

18
83 67
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added

19
130 133
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves

20
37 15
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

21
70 74
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dallas Mavericks

22
90 118
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz

23
13 3
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
YoussefSheasha added Miami Heat

24
76 103
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans

25
76 110
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors