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NBA Free Throws

Category: Basketball

  • Most free throws made in a game, no misses: 24, James Harden, Houston Rockets
  • Most free throws made, season: 840, Jerry West, 1965–66
  • Most seasons leading league in free throw percentage: 7, Bill Sharman
  Game(s)
1 Most free throws made in a game: 28, Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962 (28/32); 28 by Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz (vs. Houston Rockets) on January 4, 1984 (28/29)
2 Most free throws made in a game, no misses: 24, James Harden, Houston Rockets (vs. San Antonio Spurs) on December 3, 2019
3 Most free throws attempted in a game, none made: 11, Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Seattle SuperSonics) on December 8, 2000
4 Most free throws attempted in a game: 39, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic (vs. Golden State Warriors) on January 12, 2012 (21/39)[28]; 39 by Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers (at Orlando Magic) on March 12, 2013 (25/39)
5 Most free throws missed in a game: 23, Andre Drummond, Detroit Pistons (at Houston Rockets) on January 20, 2016 (13/36)
6 Most free throws made in a half: 20, Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Miami Heat) on December 30, 1992[31]; 20 by Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns (vs. Boston Celtics) on March 24, 2017
7 Most free throws attempted in a half: 28, Andre Drummond, Detroit Pistons (vs. Houston Rockets) on January 20, 2016 (11/28)
8 Most free throws made in a quarter: 18, Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers (vs Memphis Grizzlies) on October 29, 2019
9 Most free throws attempted in a quarter: 24, Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers (vs Washington Wizards) on November 29, 2017
 
  Season(s)
1 Most free throws made: 840, Jerry West, 1965–66
2 Highest free throw percentage: 98.05%,  José Calderón, 2008–09
3 Most free throws attempted: 1,363, Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
 
  Career
1 Most seasons leading league in free throws attempted: 9, Wilt Chamberlain
2 Most seasons leading league in free throw percentage: 7, Bill Sharman
  • Last Update: Jan 27, 2021
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