Basketball Free Throw World Records

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MOST CONSECUTIVE FREE THROWS

Consecutive Free Throws Scored
Name
Date and Venue
499
Harold "Bunny" Levitt
6 April 1935
1238
Ted St Martin (USA) 21 February 1975
1704
Ted St Martin (USA) 28 February 1975
2036
Ted St Martin (USA) 25 June 1977
2750
(had to stop because because the gym was closing for the night)
Thomas Amberry (USA)
(at the age of 72)
November 1993 in Seal Beach, California, USA
5221
(in 7:20 hours)
Ted St Martin (USA) 28 April 1996 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA

MOST FREE THROWS IN 24 HOURS

Scored
Attempted
Name
Date and Venue
12,874
13,116
Fred L. Newman (USA) 31 May-1 June 1975
15,138
17,862
Jeff Liles (USA)
11/12 April 1986 at Lakeland Christian School, Lakeland, Florida, USA
16,093
23,194
Robert Browning (USA)
21/22 November 1987 at St. Mark's School in Dallas, Texas, USA
17,227
24,309
Jeff Liles (USA)
6/7 April 1990 at Castleberry High School, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
20,371
22,043
Fred L. Newman (USA)
29/30 September 1990 at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA

MOST FREE THROWS IN 1 HOUR

The number of balls and helpers is not limited.
Scored
Attempted
Name
Date and Venue
1,206
1,265
Ed Palubinskas (USA)
2004
1,338
1,517
Michael A Campbell (USA)
17 August 2008 at Denver Downtown YMCA Building in Denver, Colorado, USA
1,415

Jeff Liles (USA)     VIDEO
29 October 2007 at Watonga High School in Watonga, Oklahoma, USA
1,663

Fred L. Newman (USA) 17 September 2008 at Fuji TV studios, Tokyo, Japan
1,926
2,300
Perry Dissmore (USA)     VIDEO
9 October 2009 at Milton Johnson Health Center in Marianna, Florida, USA
1,968

Perry Dissmore (USA)     VIDEO
14 September 2010 at the "Live with Regis and Kelly" TV show in New York, USA
2,371
2,977
Bob J. Fisher (USA)
17 December 2011 at Centralia High School in Centralia, Kansas, USA

MOST FREE THROWS IN 10 MINUTES

using one ball and one rebounder
Scored
Attempted
Name
Date and Venue
169
175
Ted St Martin (USA) 16 May 1988 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA
175
185
Ted St Martin (USA) 27 January 1990 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA
224
237
Jeff Liles (USA)
14 December 1990 at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma, USA
231
240
Jeff Liles (USA) 11 June 1992 at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma, USA
280
326
John Connolly (USA)
12 Ocober 1998 at St.Peter's School in Pacifica, Calinfornia, USA
285
326
Jeff Liles (USA)
6 March 2001 at Prairie High School inNew Raymer, Colorado, USA
298
354
James O'Donnell (USA)
25 June 2006 at Henderson Mill School, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

MOST FREE THROWS IN 10 MINUTES

using two balls and two rebounders
Scored
Attempted
Name
Date and Venue
258
297
Ted St Martin (USA) 13 November 1982 in Orange Park, Florida, USA
314
353
Fred L. Newman (USA) 19 May 1984 at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
322
351
Fred L. Newman (USA) 17 May 1985
338
356
Fred L. Newman (USA) 17 December 1986

MOST FREE THROWS IN 1 MINUTE

The number of balls and helpers is not limited.
Scored
Attempted
Name
Date and Venue
25
29
Jeff Liles (USA) 18 September 1994 in Bethany, Oklahoma, USA
35

Jim Connolly (USA)
10 October 1998 at at St.Peter's School in Pacifica, Calinfornia, USA
48

David Bergström (SWE)
2 October 2001 at Fyrishov, Uppsala, Sweden
50
59
Bob J. Fisher (USA)      VIDEO
9 January 2010 at Valley Heights High School in Blue Rapids, Kansas, USA


MOST FREE THROWS IN 1 MINUTE, ALTERNATING HANDS

The number of balls and helpers is not limited.
Scored
Attempted
Name
Date and Venue
42

Bob J. Fisher (USA)     VIDEO
10 July 2010 at Oregon State Games

MOST CONSECUTIVE BLINDFOLDED FREE THROWS

Consecutive Free Throws Scored
Name
Date and Venue
63
John T. Sebastian
18 May 1972 at Maine Township High School East in Park Ridge, Illinois, USA
88
Fred L. Newman (USA) 5 February 1978 at Central YMCA in San Jose, California, USA

MOST BLINDFOLDED FREE THROWS IN 1 MINUTE

The number of balls and helpers is not limited.
Scored
Attempted
Name
Date and Venue
11
19
Mike Campbell (USA)     VIDEO
April 2009
16

Justin Kittredge (USA) 14 July 2009 at the Reebok's World Headquaters gymnasium in Canton,Massachusetts, USA
17

Ed Palubinskas (USA) July 2010

MOST WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL FREE THROWS IN 1 MINUTE

Scored
Attempted
Name
Date and Venue
25

Trooper Johnson (USA)
14 February 2008 at the NBA All-Star Jam Session, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
25

Jeff Griffin (USA)
14 February 2008 at the NBA All-Star Jam Session, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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