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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792 363
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics
2
216 45
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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3
600 364
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Los Angeles Lakers
4
588 372
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors
5
333 178
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors
6
399 243
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs
7
282 169
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves
8
292 199
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks
9
445 364
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder
10
242 183
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors
11
98 40
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets
12
204 154
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns
13
191 156
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors
14
91 52
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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15
67 26
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets
16
282 297
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers
17
55 32
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets
18
93 90
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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19
137 155
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves
20
99 137
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz
21
84 129
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors
22
7 5
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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23
78 130
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans
24
44 87
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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58 114
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves