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How many in a row to take the ft% lead?
Updated December 11, 2018, 8:00 am
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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 December 11, 2018, 8:00 am


Player
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Stephen Curry
2347
2595
0.904432
2) Steve Nash
3054
3378
0.904085
3) Mark Price
2135
2362
0.903895
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) J.J. Redick
1601
1799
0.889939
10) Scott Skiles
1548
1741
0.889144
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 December 11, 2018, 8:00 am
Player
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Stephen Curry
2347
2595
0.904432
2) Steve Nash
2346.1
2595
0.904085
3) Mark Price
2345.6
2595
0.903895
4) Rick Barry
2335.1
2595
0.899835
5) Peja Stojakovic
2322.0
2595
0.894800
6) Ray Allen
2320.2
2595
0.894115
7) Chauncey Billips
2320.0
2595
0.894015
8) Calvin Murphy
2313.6
2595
0.891563
9) J.J. Redick
2309.4
2595
0.889939
10) Scott Skiles
2307.3
2595
0.889144
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 December 11, 2018, 8:00 am
Playoff Totals
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mark Price
202
214
0.943925
2) Steve Nash
391
435
0.898851
3) Stephen Curry
392
439
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
2739
3034
0.902769
Most Recent Action
Date
Opponent
FTM
FTA
12/10
Minnesota
7
7
12/07
@Milwaukee
2
2
12/05
@Cleveland
11
12
12/03
@Atlanta
4
4
12/01
@Detroit
4
4
11/08
Milwaukee
0
0
11/05
Memphis
4
4
11/02
Minnesota
2
2
10/31
Pelicans
6
7
10/29
@Chicago
7
7
Most Recent Action
Date
Opponent
FTM
FTA
12/10
Minnesota
7
7
12/07
@Milwaukee
2
2
12/05
@Cleveland
11
12
12/03
@Atlanta
4
4
12/01
@Detroit
4
4
11/08
Milwaukee
0
0
11/05
Memphis
4
4
11/02
Minnesota
2
2
10/31
Pelicans
6
7
10/29
@Chicago
7
7
What if we add Playoff totals?
146

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 December 11, 2018, 8:00 am
Playoff Totals
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mark Price
202
214
0.943925
2) Steve Nash
391
435
0.898851
3) Stephen Curry
392
439
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
2739
3034
0.902769
While We're at it - All Star Games!
143

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

Updated December 11, 2018, 8:00 am
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
2741
3036
0.902833
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 December 11, 2018, 8:00 am
FTM
FTA
FT%
Before this season
2271
2514
0.903341
Current Season
76
81
0.938272
What if we add college stats?
031

We dug deeper. If all free throws from college are added to the mix, the results change. Should this count? Add a comment!

Updated December 11, 2018, 8:00 am
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) Stephen Curry
3220
3583
0.898688
3) Mark Price
2770
3085
0.897893

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 December 11, 2018, 8:00 am
Regular Season Totals
FTM
FTA
FT%
1) Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
1051
1161
0.905254
2) Stephen Curry
2347
2595
0.904432
3) Steve Nash
3054
3378
0.904085
4) Mark Price
2135
2362
0.903895
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) J.J. Redick
1601
1799
0.889939
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