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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554 253
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics

2
461 238
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

3
454 273
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

4
153 50
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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5
217 102
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

6
389 258
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

7
282 198
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs

8
221 154
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks

9
188 134
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

10
186 138
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

11
152 108
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

12
34 3
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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13
144 105
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

14
254 234
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

15
44 7
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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16
69 55
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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25 5
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

18
116 124
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves

19
21 4
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

20
19 4
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets

21
58 60
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dallas Mavericks

22
72 87
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans

23
83 108
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz

24
72 95
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

25
51 78
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

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37 62
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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42 79
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Memphis Grizzlies

28
39 85
Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Memphis Grizzlies

29
36 82
Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Dallas Mavericks

30
26 73
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

31
3 20
Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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23 80
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Sacramento Kings

33
27 91
Enes Kanter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New York Knicks

34
15 85
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Charlotte Hornets

35
12 80
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

36
6 88
Sean Kilpatrick is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Brooklyn Nets