Current Sports Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?  

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Who is the fastest player in the NBA right now in the 2018-2019 season? Featuring some of the best active NBA players, like Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, and John Wall, and young players known for their speed and quickness, like De'Aaron Fox, Zach LaVine, and Terry Rozier, this list of the fastest current NBA players includes some of the fastest NBA players of all time. Here are the fastest NBA players in 2018.

The following NBA fast players are rated on how quickly they can move up and down the court, penetrate defenses, and crossover defenders. Vote up who you think are the fastest players in the NBA today, and check back often to see how your votes stack up against other basketball fans.

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De'Aaron Fox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Sacramento Kings
De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Fox played one season of college ...more
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Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Oklahoma City Thunder
Russell Westbrook Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Westbrook played college basketball ...more
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829 342
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Washington Wizards
Johnathan Hildred Wall, Jr. is an American professional basketball point guard for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. A Raleigh, North Carolina native, Wall was ...more
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Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Boston Celtics
Kyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia but grew up in West ...more
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Milwaukee Bucks
Giannis Antetokounmpo (born December 6, 1994) is a Greek professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed the "Greek ...more
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Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Indiana Pacers
Kehinde Babatunde Victor Oladipo is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association. Oladipo played college ...more
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432 217
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Charlotte Hornets
Kemba Hudley Walker is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Walker was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte ...more
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381 184
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Portland Trail Blazers
Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. Lillard is a 6 ft 3 in point guard from Oakland, ...more
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385 190
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Utah Jazz
Donovan Corey Mitchell Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Louisville ...more
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522 289
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Minnesota Timberwolves
Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. He played one year of college ...more
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333 183
Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
New York Knicks
Dennis Cliff Smith Jr. (born November 25, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was ranked among the top ...more
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425 290
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 8 in and weighing 250 lbs., he has started ...more
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260 173
Zach LaVine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Chicago Bulls
Zachary LaVine (born March 10, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected in the first round of the ...more
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Collin Sexton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
asfhjj added Cleveland Cavaliers
Collin Sexton is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Alabama Crimson Tide. ...more
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258 240
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Golden State Warriors
Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Listed at 6 ft 3 in tall ...more
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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
BEASTMODER34 added Miami Heat

a.k.a. "The Flash"

Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He has established himself as one of the most ...more
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194 179
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Oklahoma City Thunder
Dennis Schröder (born September 15, 1993) is a German professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has previously played for ...more
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194 204
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Philadelphia 76ers
Benjamin David Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for one season with ...more
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138 151
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Milwaukee Bucks
Eric Bledsoe is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 18th ...more
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154 173
Terry Rozier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Boston Celtics
Terry William Rozier III (born March 17, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The point guard played college ...more
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Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Los Angeles Lakers
Lonzo Anderson Ball (born October 27, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more
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Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
New Orleans Pelicans
Jrue Randall Holiday is an American professional basketball player who currently for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for one season ...more
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126 148
Jamal Murray is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Denver Nuggets
Jamal Murray (born February 23, 1997) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of college basketball ...more
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Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Denver Nuggets
Isaiah Jamar Thomas is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 5-foot-9-inch (1.75 m) point guard played three years ...more
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110 136
Pascal Siakam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Toronto Raptors
Pascal Siakam (born April 2, 1994) is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After attending New Mexico State ...more