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How many in a row to take the ft% lead?
Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
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Steph Curry can overtake Steve Nash and become the all-time NBA free-throw percentage leader if he makes the number of free-throws in the yellow box IN A ROW. This number recalculates after each game and it reflects exactly what Steph currently needs to be #1.


For further details, including what happens if playoffs are included, all-star games, college stats, and even the Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf controversy, scroll down. Follow Steph here as he tries to become the all-time leader!


all-time nba ft% rank (regular season)
Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm


Player
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Steve Nash
3054
3378
0.904085
2) Mark Price
2135
2362
0.903895
3) Stephen Curry
2087
2312
0.902682
4) Rick Barry
3818
4243
0.899835
5) Peja Stojakovic
2237
2500
0.894800
6) Ray Allen
4391
4911
0.894115
7) Chauncey Billips
4496
5029
0.894015
8) Calvin Murphy
3445
3864
0.891563
9) Scott Skiles
1548
1741
0.889144
10) J.J. Redick
1426
1605
0.888474
Easy Comparison

Here’s an easy way to compare the leaders. If everyone hypothetically had the same amount of attempts as Stephen Curry as of today’s update, here’s how many “made” free-throws each would have (FTM). It’s a close race, but it’s hard to gain ground on guys making 9 of 10 repeatedly.

Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
Player
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Steve Nash
2090.2
2312
0.904085
2) Mark Price
2089.8
2312
0.903895
3) Stephen Curry
2087
2312
0.902682
4) Rick Barry
2080.4
2312
0.899835
5) Peja Stojakovic
2068.8
2312
0.894800
6) Ray Allen
2067.2
2312
0.894115
7) Chauncey Billips
2067.0
2312
0.894015
8) Calvin Murphy
2061.3
2312
0.891563
9) Scott Skiles
2055.7
2312
0.889144
10) J.J. Redick
2054.2
2312
0.888474
What if we add Playoff totals?
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This is how many in a row Curry needs to make to pass Steve Nash and Mark Price if their playoff stats are included. Price was money in the postseason.

Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
Playoff Totals
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mark Price
202
214
0.943925
2) Steve Nash
391
435
0.898851
3) Stephen Curry
347
392
0.877698
Combined (Reg. Season + Playoffs)
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mark Price
2337
2576
0.907220
2) Steve Nash
3445
3813
0.903488
3) Stephen Curry
2434
2704
0.900148
Most Recent Action
Date
Opponent
FTM
FTA
11/18
@Philadelphia
9
9
11/16
@Boston
1
2
11/13
Orlando
0
0
11/11
Philadelphia
9
9
11/08
Minnesota
6
6
11/06
Miami
4
5
11/04
@Denver
3
4
11/02
@San Antonio
4
4
10/30
@Clippers
6
8
10/29
Detroit
2
3
Most Recent Action
Date
Opponent
FTM
FTA
11/18
@Philadelphia
9
9
11/16
@Boston
1
2
11/13
Orlando
0
0
11/11
Philadelphia
9
9
11/08
Minnesota
6
6
11/06
Miami
4
5
11/04
@Denver
3
4
11/02
@San Antonio
4
4
10/30
@Clippers
6
8
10/29
Detroit
2
3
What if we add Playoff totals?
207

This is how many in a row Curry needs to make to pass Steve Nash and Mark Price if their playoff stats are included. Price was money in the postseason.

Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
Playoff Totals
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mark Price
202
214
0.943925
2) Steve Nash
391
435
0.898851
3) Stephen Curry
347
392
0.877698
Combined (Reg. Season + Playoffs)
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mark Price
2337
2576
0.907220
2) Steve Nash
3445
3813
0.903488
3) Stephen Curry
2434
2704
0.900148
While We're at it - All Star Games!
204

Just for fun, adding this completes the picture of all free throws taken as a pro. The magic number decreases a bit.

Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
All-Star Totals
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Stephen Curry
2
2
1.000
2) Mark Price
9
10
0.900
3) Steve Nash
0
1
0.000
Combined (Reg. Season + Playoffs + All Stars)
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mark Price
2346
2586
0.907193
2) Steve Nash
3445
3814
0.903251
3) Stephen Curry
2436
2706
0.900222
where was curry at the start of the current 2016/2017 season?
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* Number needed to make in a row before start of this season.

Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
FTM
FTA
FT%
Before this season
1993
2212
0.900995
Current Season
94
100
0.940000
What if we add college stats?
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We dug deeper. If all free throws from college are added to the mix, the results change. Should this count? Add a comment!

Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
College Totals
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Stephen Curry
479
547
0.875686
2) Steve Nash
370
427
0.866511
3) Mark Price
424
499
0.849699
Combined (Reg. Season + Playoffs + All Stars + College)
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Steve Nash
3815
4241
0.899552
2) Mark Price
2770
3085
0.897893
3) Stephen Curry
2915
3253
0.896096

The Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Situation.

Who is the true all-time free-throw percentage leader? Many would say it's Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf. During his eight year career from 1990-1998, Abdul-Rauf (formerly known as Chris Jackson) shot 1051-1161 from the line, for a (rounded) percentage of .905.

The official statistic recognized by the NBA requires that a player attempt 1200 free-throws in his career in order to qualify for the title of all-time leader in FT%. Abdul-Rauf falls only 39 attempts short of this mark.

The table to the right shows how many Steph Curry would need to make in a row in order to pass Abdul-Rauf, and erase all doubt!

including mahmoud abdul-rauf!
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Updated November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
Regular Season Totals
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
1051
1161
0.905254
2) Steve Nash
3054
3378
0.904085
3) Mark Price
2135
2362
0.903895
4) Stephen Curry
2087
2312
0.902682
5) Rick Barry
3818
4243
0.899835
6) Peja Stojakovic
2237
2500
0.894800
7) Ray Allen
4391
4911
0.894115
8) Chauncey Billips
4496
5029
0.894015
9) Calvin Murphy
3445
3864
0.891563
10) Scott Skiles
1548
1741
0.889144
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