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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717 314
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics

2
282 100
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
AndrewHorne added Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

3
546 328
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Los Angeles Lakers

4
293 147
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

5
534 342
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

6
128 22
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Portland TrailBlazers

7
352 232
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs

8
432 325
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

9
246 157
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

10
266 183
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks

11
186 134
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

12
220 170
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

13
183 134
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

14
80 33
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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15
71 24
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

16
272 277
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

17
50 18
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets

18
88 75
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Washington Wizards

19
45 21
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

20
132 144
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves

21
28 6
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
YoussefSheasha added Miami Heat

22
80 82
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dallas Mavericks

23
93 125
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz

24
78 113
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans

25
80 117
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors