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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813 393
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics
2
256 61
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Portland TrailBlazers
3
371 187
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors
4
625 390
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Los Angeles Lakers
5
438 251
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs
6
618 393
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors
7
298 180
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves
8
303 218
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks
9
458 382
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder
10
260 193
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors
11
110 52
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets
12
210 168
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns
13
78 31
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets
14
194 171
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors
15
94 63
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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16
288 309
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers
17
62 39
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets
18
99 99
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Washington Wizards
19
141 165
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves
20
102 148
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz
21
89 134
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors
22
10 11
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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23
81 137
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans
24
56 111
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Memphis Grizzlies
25
60 120
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves