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Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?  

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List Rules Vote up the NBA's best speedsters.

Who is the fastest player in the NBA right now in the 2019-2020 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 2019.

The following fast NBA 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?
Houston Rockets
Russell Westbrook III (born November 12, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is an eight-time NBA ...more

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Ja Morant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Memphis Grizzlies
Temetrius Jamel "Ja" Morant (born August 10, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played ...more

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John Wall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Washington Wizards
Johnathan Hildred Wall Jr. (born September 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A Raleigh, North ...more

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Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Donovan Mitchell Utah Jazz
Donovan Vernell Mitchell Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Detroit Pistons
Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college ...more

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Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Brooklyn Nets
Kyrie Andrew Irving (; born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named NBA Rookie of the Year ...more

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Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Indiana Pacers
Kehinde Babatunde Victor Oladipo (born May 4, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Oladipo was drafted with ...more

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Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Boston Celtics
Kemba Hudley Walker (born May 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Walker was picked ninth overall by the ...more

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Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 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 New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was ranked among the top ...more

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Collin Sexton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
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Collin Sexton (born January 4, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. He played college basketball for the Alabama Crimson Tide. In January ...more

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron Raymone James Sr. (; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His accomplishments ...more

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Zach LaVine is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Trae Young is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Trae Young Atlanta Hawks
Rayford Trae Young (born September 19, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more

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Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Golden State Warriors
Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II ( STEF-ən; born March 14, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association ...more

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Coby White is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Chicago Bulls
Alec Jacoby "Coby" White (born February 16, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more

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Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Oklahoma City Thunder
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Paul George is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
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Dejounte Murray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Dashaun Murray (born September 19, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of ...more
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Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Philadelphia 76ers
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Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Washington Wizards
Bradley Emmanuel Beal (born June 28, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more

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Spencer Dinwiddie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
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D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?
Golden State Warriors
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