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Who Is The Fastest Player In The NBA Right Now?

Updated November 1, 2019 37.0k votes 5.0k voters 53.8k 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
    2,919
    1,048

    De'Aaron Fox

    Sacramento Kings

    PositionPoint guard

    De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more

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  • Russell Westbrook2
    2,380
    890

    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

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  • John Wall3
    1,816
    733

    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

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  • Ja Morant4
    389
    113

    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

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    #24 of 294 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today#6 of 76 The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

  • Donovan Mitchell5
    988
    486

    Donovan Mitchell

    Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Number45

    Donovan Vernell Mitchell Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is an American professional basketball...  more

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  • Damian Lillard6
    909
    484

    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

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  • Kyrie Irving7
    1,149
    632

    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

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  • Kemba Walker8
    959
    520

    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

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    #2 of 41 The Greatest UConn Basketball Players of All Time#1 of 66 The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

  • Derrick Rose9
    1,090
    611

    Derrick Rose

    New York Knicks

    PositionPoint guard

    Age32

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Number1

    Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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  • Victor Oladipo10
    890
    491

    Victor Oladipo

    Houston Rockets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceUpper Marlboro, Maryland

    Number4

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

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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo11
    1,229
    736

    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

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  • Collin Sexton12
    364
    187

    Collin Sexton

    Cleveland Cavaliers

    PositionPoint guard

    Number2

    Collin Sexton (born January 4, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • LeBron James13
    1,017
    620

    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

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  • Dennis Smith Jr.14
    687
    407

    Dennis Smith Jr.

    New York Knicks

    PositionPoint guard

    Number5

    Dennis Cliff Smith Jr. (born November 25, 1997) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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  • Zach LaVine15
    621
    376

    Zach LaVine

    Chicago Bulls

    PositionGuard

    Age25

    BirthplaceRenton, Washington

    Number8

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

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    #330 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#29 of 102 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today

  • Trae Young16
    161
    85

    Trae Young

    Atlanta Hawks

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceLubbock, Texas

    Number11

    Rayford Trae Young (born September 19, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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    #27 of 54 The Most Hated Active NBA Players#4 of 26 The Greatest Oklahoma Sooners Basketball Players of All Time

  • Ben Simmons17
    600
    443

    Ben Simmons

    Philadelphia 76ers

    PositionPoint guard/forward

    Number12

    Benjamin David Simmons (born 20 July 1996) is an Australian professional basketball player for...  more

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  • Coby White18
    121
    74

    Coby White

    Chicago Bulls

    PositionPoint guard

    Number0

    Alec Jacoby "Coby" White (born February 16, 2000) is an American professional basketball...  more

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  • Dennis Schröder19
    422
    348

    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

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  • Stephen Curry20
    605
    521

    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

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  • Paul George21
    129
    97

    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

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  • D'Angelo Russell22
    86
    58

    D'Angelo Russell

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionGuard

    Age24

    D'Angelo Danté Russell (born February 23, 1996) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Bradley Beal23
    71
    50

    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

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  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander24
    63
    42

    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

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  • Dejounte Murray25
    66
    55

    Dejounte Murray

    San Antonio Spurs

    PositionPoint guard

    Number5

    Dejounte Dashaun Murray (born September 19, 1996) is an American professional basketball...  more