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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586 268
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics

2
485 253
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

3
469 286
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

4
172 58
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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5
234 111
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

6
396 268
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

7
294 202
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs

8
230 159
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks

9
198 137
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

10
49 5
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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11
193 144
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

12
162 113
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

13
151 111
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

14
257 240
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

15
50 12
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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33 8
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

17
73 59
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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18
120 126
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves

19
25 4
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets

20
24 10
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

21
63 65
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dallas Mavericks

22
87 110
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz

23
74 92
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans

24
72 101
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

25
52 83
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

26
38 66
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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44 83
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Memphis Grizzlies

28
40 88
Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Memphis Grizzlies

29
36 86
Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Dallas Mavericks

30
27 76
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

31
25 83
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Sacramento Kings

32
27 95
Enes Kanter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New York Knicks

33
3 27
Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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34
15 88
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Charlotte Hornets

35
12 84
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

36
6 90
Sean Kilpatrick is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Brooklyn Nets