Dwight Howard has the most free-throw attempts in a game, with 39 attempts on March 12, 2013 and on January 12, 2012.

most free throws attempted by a player in a game
Interpreted as:
most free throws attempted by a player in a regular-season game
3/12/2013Howard1/12/2012Howard1/20/2016Drummond11/30/2015Jordan2/22/1962Chamberlain3/2/1962Chamberlain11/19/1999O'Neal11/25/1983Dantley12/8/1961Chamberlain10/17/1969Chamberlain12/1/1967Chamberlain2/13/1962Chamberlain11/29/2017Simmons1/4/1984Dantley10/31/1980Dantley1/13/1979Free12/6/1963Chamberlain2/19/2015Jordan3/12/2006James1/14/2005O'Neal3/14/2002O'Neal393936343432313131303030292929292928282828
NAMEDATETMOPPFTAMINPTSREBASTSTLBLKTOVFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFT%PF+/-
Dwight HowardDwight Howard3/12/2013LALLAL@ ORL
@
39383916213071353.8002564.1316
Dwight HowardDwight Howard1/12/2012ORLORL@ GSW
@
394445233423122157.1002153.8212
Andre DrummondAndre Drummond1/20/2016DETDET@ HOU
@
3623171121122450.0001336.1210
DeAndre JordanDeAndre Jordan11/30/2015LACLACvs. POR
vs.
3433182411203650.0001235.3421
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain2/22/1962PHIPHIvs. STL
vs.
344861261213658.31955.90
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain3/2/1962PHIPHINYK3248100252366357.12887.52
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal11/19/1999LALLALvs. CHI
vs.
314341171172111384.6001961.3414
Adrian DantleyAdrian Dantley11/25/1983UTAUTAvs. DEN
vs.
31404786004101662.5002787.12
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain12/8/1961PHIPHIvs. LAL
vs.
316378431316250.01651.64
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain10/17/1969LALLAL@ PHI
@
304835244102050.01550.03
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain12/1/1967PHIPHISEA304852372222975.9826.73
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain2/13/1962PHIPHI@ CIN
@
304865224244060.01756.73
Ben SimmonsBen Simmons11/29/2017PHIPHIvs. WAS
vs.
29413118422681650.0010.01551.7311
Adrian DantleyAdrian Dantley1/4/1984UTAUTAvs. HOU
vs.
2940469510291560.0002896.63
Adrian DantleyAdrian Dantley10/31/1980UTAUTAvs. DAL
vs.
29415044203121770.6002689.74
World B. FreeWorld B. Free1/13/1979SDCSDC@ ATL
@
29444673105121866.72275.93
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain12/6/1963SFWSFWvs. LAL
vs.
294859274224548.91551.71
DeAndre JordanDeAndre Jordan2/19/2015LACLACvs. SAS
vs.
28392618031081172.7001035.74-2
LeBron JamesLeBron James3/12/2006CLECLE@ MIA
@
28454774015112740.71616.72485.72-7
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal1/14/2005MIAMIA@ LAC
@
285139105004122548.0001553.6412
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal3/14/2002LALLAL@ GSW
@
284340130126132065.0001450.0514
Karl MaloneKarl Malone1/8/1996UTAUTAvs. MIA
vs.
2838327221281553.31250.01553.63
Willie BurtonWillie Burton12/13/1994PHIPHIvs. MIA
vs.
28435383121121963.25862.52485.72
John DrewJohn Drew4/5/1977ATLATL@ PHX
@
28374112010102343.52175.05
Anthony DavisAnthony Davis10/29/2019LALLALvs. MEM
vs.
27314020202071741.2020.02696.3219
Results may be incomplete. StatMuse has complete game-level data for free-throw attempts going back to the 1953-54 season.

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