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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684 301
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics

2
256 89
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
AndrewHorne added Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

3
534 304
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Los Angeles Lakers

4
520 325
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

5
276 139
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

6
105 17
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Portland TrailBlazers

7
339 225
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs

8
424 309
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

9
256 176
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks

10
227 153
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

11
215 164
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

12
177 126
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

13
178 130
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

14
75 25
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
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15
62 18
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

16
267 269
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

17
44 13
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets

18
86 70
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Washington Wizards

19
40 17
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

20
131 137
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves

21
23 3
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
YoussefSheasha added Miami Heat

22
78 77
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dallas Mavericks

23
91 122
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz

24
76 107
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans

25
77 114
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors