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The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters

Updated April 19, 2021 1.0k votes 63 voters50 items

List RulesVote up the players who can be counted on when they reach the line.

The best free-throw shooters in the NBA right now are the players you want at the foul line with the game resting in the balance. They are the players who know how to get to the line and contribute big points with their free-throw shot.

Even though he spent most of the 2019-2020 NBA season injured, Stephen Curry still has the highest FT percentage in NBA history, and as one of the best pure shooters the game has ever seen, Curry is just as valuable to his team from the foul line as behind the arc. Other top free-throw shooters today include pure shooters like Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Damian Lillard, who all carry free-throw percentages in the high 80s.

So check out this list of the best current NBA players at the free-throw line, and vote up the guys you would want at the line if your team needed two free throws to go in.

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    Stephen Curry

    Point guard

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio

    Number30

    TeamsGolden State Warriors

    Career FT percentage: .907 %

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    47
    9

    J. J. Redick

    Shooting guard

    BirthplaceCookeville, Tennessee

    Number4

    TeamsDallas Mavericks

    Career FT percentage: .892 %

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    #14 of 52 The Best NBA Free-Throw Shooters Ever#12 of 70 The Best Los Angeles Clippers of All Time

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    Damian Lillard

    Point guard

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Number0

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers

    Career FT percentage: .892 %

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    Kevin Durant

    Small forward

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Number35

    TeamsBrooklyn Nets

    Career FT percentage: .882 %

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    Kyrie Irving

    Point guard

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Number2

    TeamsBrooklyn Nets

    Career FT percentage: .880 %

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    Danilo Gallinari

    Power forward

    BirthplaceSant'Angelo Lodigiano, Italy

    Number8

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks

    Career FT percentage: .875 %

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    Khris Middleton

    Small forward

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Number32

    TeamsMilwaukee Bucks

    Career FT percentage: .877 %

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    Chris Paul

    Point guard

    BirthplaceWinston-Salem, North Carolina

    Number3

    TeamsPhoenix Suns

    Career FT percentage: .872 %

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    Devin Booker

    Shooting guard

    BirthplaceWhitmire, South Carolina

    Number1

    TeamsPhoenix Suns

    Career FT percentage: .870 %

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    James Harden

    Shooting guard

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number13

    TeamsBrooklyn Nets

    Career FT percentage: .8582 %

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    Paul George

    Small forward

    BirthplacePalmdale, California

    Number24

    TeamsLos Angeles Clippers

    Career FT percentage: .848 %

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    Kawhi Leonard

    Small forward

    BirthplaceRiverside, California

    Number2

    TeamsLos Angeles Clippers

    Career FT percentage: .857 %

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    D. J. Augustin

    Point guard

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Number12

    TeamsHouston Rockets

    Career FT percentage: .867 %

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    #42 of 57 NBA Players Who Played For 8 Or More Teams#18 of 102 The Best NBA Players from Louisiana

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    Ricky Rubio

    Point guard

    BirthplaceEl Masnou, Spain

    Number9

    TeamsMinnesota Timberwolves

    Career FT percentage: .842 %

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    Nicolas Batum

    Small forward

    BirthplaceLisieux, France

    Number88

    TeamsLos Angeles Clippers

    Career FT percentage: .841 %

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    Kevin Love

    Power forward

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Number42

    TeamsCleveland Cavaliers

    Career FT percentage: .828 %

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    Kemba Walker

    Point guard

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Number15

    TeamsBoston Celtics

    Career FT percentage: .841 %

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    Lou Williams

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee

    Number3

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks

    Career FT percentage: .841 %

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    Jimmy Butler

    Small forward

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Number21

    TeamsMiami Heat

    Career FT percentage: .836 %

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    Karl-Anthony Towns

    Center

    BirthplaceEdison, New Jersey

    Number32

    TeamsMinnesota Timberwolves

    Career FT percentage: .836 %

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    Bradley Beal

    Shooting guard

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Number3

    TeamsWashington Wizards

    Career FT percentage: .819 %

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    Jeff Teague

    Point guard

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Number0

    TeamsBoston Celtics

    Career FT percentage: .844 %

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    Derrick Rose

    Point guard

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Number1

    TeamsNew York Knicks

    Career FT percentage: .827 %

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    Gordon Hayward

    Small forward

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Number20

    TeamsCharlotte Hornets

    Career FT percentage: .825 %

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    Tobias Harris

    Power forward

    BirthplaceIslip, New York

    Number12

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers

    Career FT percentage: .825 %