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Most free throws scored in an NBA game

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  • Who: Wilt Chamberlain

  • What: Most free throws scored in an NBA game

  • Where: Not Applicable

The most free throws scored in an NBA game is 28 by Wilt Chamberlain (USA) for the Philadelphia 76ers against the New York Knicks on 2 March 1962 and Adrian Dantley (USA) for the Utah Jazz against the Houston Rockets on 5 January 1984

Chamberlain achieved his 28 free throws from 32 attempts whereas Adrian Dantley achieved his record from 29 attempts.

 

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