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

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450 232
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

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445 264
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors

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209 95
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors

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Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
AndrewHorne added Michael Jordan Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

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

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

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

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185 128
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Jimmy Butler Minnesota Timberwolves

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184 132
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Klay Thompson Golden State Warriors

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

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141 102
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
DeMar DeRozan Toronto Raptors

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253 230
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Isaiah Thomas Cleveland Cavaliers

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

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

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John Wall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added John Wall

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Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Jamal Crawford MInnesota Timberwolves

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James Harden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added James Harden Houston Rockets

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

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16 3
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Kemba Walker Charlotte Hornets

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55 59
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks

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70 85
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
DeMarcus Cousins New Orleans Pelicans

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

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

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

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36 61
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Guest_b6627795-94ee-4714-8838-691bde87f57e added Brandon Ingram

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Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Mike Conley Memphis Grizzlies

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37 84
Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies

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35 81
Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Harrison Barnes Dallas Mavericks

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25 72
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Eric Bledsoe Phoenix Suns

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Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
marsbar_18 added Joakim Noah Chicago Bulls

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Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Zach Randolph Sacramento Kings

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25 91
Enes Kanter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Enes Kanter New York Knicks

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14 85
Jeremy Lamb is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Jeremy Lamb Charlotte Hornets

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11 80
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Raymond Felton Oklahoma City Thunder

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