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Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?

Updated November 1, 2019 38.8k votes 5.0k voters 53.4k views55 items

List RulesVote 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 Fox1
    3,036
    1,116

    De'Aaron Fox

    Sacramento Kings

    PositionPoint guard

    De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Russell Westbrook2
    2,494
    941

    Russell Westbrook

    Washington Wizards

    PositionPoint guard

    Age32

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

    Number0

    Russell Westbrook III (born November 12, 1988) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Ja Morant3
    395
    105

    Ja Morant

    Memphis Grizzlies

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceDalzell, South Carolina, USA

    Number12

    Temetrius Jamel "Ja" Morant (born August 10, 1999) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • John Wall4
    1,912
    777

    John Wall

    Washington Wizards

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

    Number2

    Johnathan Hildred Wall Jr. (born September 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Donovan Mitchell5
    1,033
    516

    Donovan Mitchell

    Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Number45

    Donovan Vernell Mitchell Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Damian Lillard6
    952
    504

    Damian Lillard

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Number0

    Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard is an American professional basketball player for the Portland... more on Wikipedia
  • Kyrie Irving7
    1,200
    662

    Kyrie Irving

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionPoint guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Number2

    Kyrie Andrew Irving (; born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kemba Walker8
    1,007
    548

    Kemba Walker

    Boston Celtics

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Number15

    Kemba Hudley Walker (born May 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Derrick Rose9
    1,164
    647

    Derrick Rose

    Detroit Pistons

    PositionPoint guard

    Age32

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Number1

    Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Victor Oladipo10
    940
    515

    Victor Oladipo

    Indiana Pacers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceUpper Marlboro, Maryland

    Number4

    Kehinde Babatunde Victor Oladipo (born May 4, 1992) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo11
    1,283
    761

    Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Milwaukee Bucks

    PositionSmall forward, Point forward

    Age26

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Number34

    Giannis Antetokounmpo (born December 6, 1994) is a Greek professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • LeBron James12
    1,069
    650

    LeBron James

    Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age36

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio

    Number23

    LeBron Raymone James Sr. (; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dennis Smith Jr.13
    727
    431

    Dennis Smith Jr.

    New York Knicks

    PositionPoint guard

    Number5

    Dennis Cliff Smith Jr. (born November 25, 1997) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Collin Sexton14
    364
    193

    Collin Sexton

    Cleveland Cavaliers

    PositionPoint guard

    Number2

    Collin Sexton (born January 4, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Zach LaVine15
    653
    400

    Zach LaVine

    Chicago Bulls

    PositionGuard

    Age25

    BirthplaceRenton, Washington

    Number8

    Zachary LaVine (born March 10, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Trae Young16
    164
    84

    Trae Young

    Atlanta Hawks

    PositionPoint guard

    Number11

    Rayford Trae Young (born September 19, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Ben Simmons17
    621
    465

    Ben Simmons

    Philadelphia 76ers

    PositionPoint guard/forward

    Number12

    Benjamin David Simmons (born 20 July 1996) is an Australian professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Dennis Schröder18
    444
    373

    Dennis Schröder

    Oklahoma City Thunder

    PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard

    Age27

    BirthplaceBraunschweig, Germany

    Number17

    Dennis Schröder (born September 15, 1993) is a German professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Coby White19
    120
    77

    Coby White

    Chicago Bulls

    PositionPoint guard

    Number0

    Alec Jacoby "Coby" White (born February 16, 2000) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Stephen Curry20
    634
    551

    Stephen Curry

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionPoint guard

    Age32

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Number30

    Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II ( STEF-ən; born March 14, 1988) is an American professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • Paul George21
    134
    96

    Paul George

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age30

    BirthplacePalmdale, California

    Number24

    Paul Cliftonantho George (born May 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • D'Angelo Russell22
    85
    58

    D'Angelo Russell

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionGuard

    Age24

    D'Angelo Danté Russell (born February 23, 1996) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Bradley Beal23
    71
    52

    Bradley Beal

    Washington Wizards

    PositionShooting guard

    Age27

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Number3

    Bradley Emmanuel Beal (born June 28, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander24
    62
    44

    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

    Oklahoma City Thunder

    PositionGuard

    BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

    Number2

    Shaivonte Aician Gilgeous-Alexander (born July 12, 1998) is a Canadian professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Jamal Murray25
    257
    274

    Jamal Murray

    Denver Nuggets

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age23

    Number27

    Jamal Murray (born February 23, 1997) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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