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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723 317
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Boston Celtics

2
284 103
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
AndrewHorne added Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

3
548 330
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Los Angeles Lakers

4
296 149
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

5
539 343
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

6
131 23
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Portland TrailBlazers

7
354 234
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
San Antonio Spurs

8
433 326
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Oklahoma City Thunder

9
247 158
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Minnesota Timberwolves

10
267 183
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Milwaukee Bucks

11
187 135
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Phoenix Suns

12
221 171
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Golden State Warriors

13
183 134
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

14
81 33
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
marsbar_18 added

15
71 25
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

16
272 279
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Cleveland Cavaliers

17
50 18
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Charlotte Hornets

18
88 75
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Washington Wizards

19
45 21
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
VirgilYoung added Houston Rockets

20
29 6
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
YoussefSheasha added Miami Heat

21
132 145
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
MInnesota Timberwolves

22
80 83
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
arnas added Dallas Mavericks

23
94 126
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Utah Jazz

24
80 118
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
Toronto Raptors

25
78 115
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Clutch Players
New Orleans Pelicans