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The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters 

Aaron Hager
Updated February 6, 2020 743 votes 42 voters 51 items

List Rules Vote 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.

1
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from Akron

Age: 31

Number: 30

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Career FT percentage: .9053 %

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2
J. J. Redick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard and Shooting guard from Cookeville

Age: 35

Number: 4

Teams: New Orleans Pelicans

Career FT percentage: .8903 %

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3
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from Oakland

Age: 29

Number: 0

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers

Career FT percentage: .8889 %

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4
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Small forward from Washington

Age: 31

Number: 35

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Career FT percentage: .8826 %

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5
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Small forward and Power forward from Sant'Angelo Lodigiano

Age: 31

Number: 8

Teams: Oklahoma City Thunder

Career FT percentage: .8731 %

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6
Khris Middleton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Small forward and Forward from Charleston

Age: 28

Number: 32

Teams: Milwaukee Bucks

Career FT percentage: .8727 %

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7
Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Shooting guard and Small forward from Lakewood

Age: 38

Number: 26

Teams: Milwaukee Bucks

Career FT percentage: .8768 %

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8
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from Tacoma

Age: 30

Number: 22

Teams: Washington Wizards

Career FT percentage: .8723 %

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9
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from Melbourne

Age: 27

Number: 2

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Career FT percentage: .8769 %

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10
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Shooting guard from Whitmire

Age: 28

Number: 1

Teams: Phoenix Suns

Career FT percentage: .8759 %

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11
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Shooting guard from Los Angeles

Age: 30

Number: 13

Teams: Houston Rockets

Career FT percentage: .8582 %

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12
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from Winston-Salem

Age: 34

Number: 3

Teams: Oklahoma City Thunder

Career FT percentage: .8794 %

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13
D. J. Augustin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from New Orleans

Age: 32

Number: 14

Teams: Orlando Magic

Career FT percentage: .8738 %

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14
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard and Shooting guard from Seattle

Age: 39

Number: 11

Teams: Phoenix Suns

Career FT percentage: .8619 %

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15
Paul George is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Shooting guard and Small forward from Palmdale

Age: 29

Number: 24

Teams: Los Angeles Clippers

Career FT percentage: .8464 %

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16
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Shooting guard and Small forward from Riverside

Age: 28

Number: 2

Teams: Los Angeles Clippers

Career FT percentage: .8533 %

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17
Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from Fort Washington

Age: 36

Number: 2

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers

Career FT percentage: .8554 %

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18
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard and Shooting guard from Memphis

Age: 33

Number: 3

Teams: Los Angeles Clippers

Career FT percentage: .8407 %

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19
Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from El Masnou

Age: 29

Number: 9

Teams: Phoenix Suns

Career FT percentage: .8368 %

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20
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Point guard from New York City

Age: 29

Number: 15

Teams: Boston Celtics

Career FT percentage: .8370 %

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21
Marco Belinelli is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Shooting guard from San Giovanni in Persiceto

Age: 33

Number: 8

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Career FT percentage: .8447 %

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22
Nicolas Batum is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Small forward from Lisieux

Age: 31

Number: 88

Teams: Charlotte Hornets

Career FT percentage: .8410 %

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23
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Small forward from Houston

Age: 30

Number: 21

Teams: Miami Heat

Career FT percentage: .8356 %

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24
Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Power forward and Center from Santa Monica

Age: 31

Number: 42

Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers

Career FT percentage: .8279 %

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25
Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters
Shooting guard from St. Louis

Age: 26

Number: 3

Teams: Washington Wizards

Career FT percentage: .8053 %

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