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5 best free throw shooters in NBA history

  • Players with the ability to make free throws are a huge asset for their teams. Here are the five best free throw shooters in NBA history.
Jame
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Top 5 / Top 10
Modified 04 Nov 2019, 18:11 IST

#4: Rick Barry

Rick Barry is a Warriors legend.
Rick Barry is a Warriors legend.

A Golden State Warriors legend and Hall of Famer, Rick Barry was a small forward and ranks fourth in the list of best free throw shooters with an FT shooting percentage of 89.9%.

Barry was a twelve-time All-Star and also won the 1974-75 NBA championship with the Warriors where he was selected as the Finals MVP. He won the regular-season MVP in the 1966-67 season and finished that season as the scoring leader.

Barry averaged 23.2 points per game in his NBA career. Barry played eight seasons with the Warriors and ended his NBA career with the Houston Rockets at the age of 35. Barry is widely regarded as the greatest player in the franchise history for the Warriors.


#3: Mark Price

Mark Price was a point guard for Cleveland Cavaliers.
Mark Price was a point guard for Cleveland Cavaliers.

Mark Price was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1986-87 season. He was a 6-0 point guard and played a total of 12 seasons in the NBA. Price ranks third in the list of best free throw shooters in the NBA with a FT percentage of 90.4% for his career.

Price ended his career in the 1997-98 season with the Orlando Magic. He averaged 15.2 points and 6.7 assists per game for his career. He also shot above 40% from the three point line.

Price was a very good player throughout the course of his NBA career.

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Published 04 Nov 2019, 18:11 IST
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