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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676 295
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics

2
249 87
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
AndrewHorne added Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

3
532 297
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Los Angeles Lakers

4
517 321
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

5
274 134
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

6
100 15
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Portland TrailBlazers

7
336 220
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs

8
424 304
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

9
256 171
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks

10
221 151
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

11
176 123
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

12
213 162
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

13
176 128
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

14
72 24
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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15
59 17
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

16
266 265
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

17
42 11
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets

18
85 67
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Washington Wizards

19
131 134
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves

20
38 15
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

21
76 75
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dallas Mavericks

22
20 3
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
YoussefSheasha added Miami Heat

23
91 119
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz

24
76 104
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans

25
77 111
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors