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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

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Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NBA/ABA

Rank Player AST
1. John Stockton* 15806
2. Jason Kidd 12091
3. Steve Nash 10335
4. Mark Jackson 10334
5. Magic Johnson* 10141
6. Oscar Robertson* 9887
7. Isiah Thomas* 9061
8. Gary Payton* 8966
9. Andre Miller 8323
10. Rod Strickland 7987
11. Maurice Cheeks 7392
12. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
13. Terry Porter 7160
14. Tim Hardaway 7095
15. Bob Cousy* 6955
16. Guy Rodgers* 6917
17. Muggsy Bogues 6726
18. Chris Paul 6724
19. Kevin Johnson 6711
20. Derek Harper 6577
21. Tiny Archibald* 6476
22. Stephon Marbury 6471
23. John Lucas 6454
24. Reggie Theus 6453
25. Norm Nixon 6386
26. Jerry West* 6238
27. LeBron James 6151
28. Scottie Pippen* 6135
29. Clyde Drexler* 6125
30. Kobe Bryant 6122
31. John Havlicek* 6114
32. Baron Davis 6025
33. Mookie Blaylock 5972
34. Sam Cassell 5939
35. Deron Williams 5905
36. Tony Parker 5853
37. Avery Johnson 5846
38. Nick Van Exel 5777
39. Larry Bird* 5695
40. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
41. Chauncey Billups 5636
42. Michael Jordan* 5633
43. Allen Iverson 5624
44. Mike Bibby 5517
45. Dennis Johnson* 5499
46. Dave Bing* 5397
47. Kevin Garnett 5379
48. Damon Stoudamire 5371
49. Kevin Porter 5314
50. Jeff Hornacek 5281
51. Karl Malone* 5248
52. Rickey Green 5221
53. Norm Van Lier 5217
54. Kenny Anderson 5196
55. Julius Erving* 5176
56. Sleepy Floyd 5175
57. Jason Terry 5119
58. Walt Frazier* 5040
59. Rick Barry* 4952
60. Nate McMillan 4893
61. Doc Rivers 4889
62. Mark Price 4863
63. Gail Goodrich* 4805
64. Brad Davis 4709
65. Fat Lever 4696
66. Louie Dampier 4687
67. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
68. Rajon Rondo 4636
69. Joe Dumars* 4612
70. Jason Williams 4611
71. Gus Williams 4597
72. Paul Pierce 4592
73. Hal Greer* 4540
74. Sherman Douglas 4536
75. Jose Calderon 4530
76. Dwyane Wade 4525
77. Randy Smith 4487
78. Brevin Knight 4481
79. Don Buse 4425
80. Terrell Brandon 4407
81. Calvin Murphy* 4402
82. Joe Johnson 4363
83. Ray Allen 4361
84. Alex English* 4351
85. Raymond Felton 4345
86. Spud Webb 4342
87. Jay Humphries 4339
88. Vince Carter 4300
89. Vern Fleming 4293
90. Grant Hill 4252
91. Eric Snow 4245
92. Charles Barkley* 4215
93. Richie Guerin* 4211
94. Michael Adams 4209
95. Dick McGuire* 4205
96. Danny Ainge 4199
97. Rory Sparrow 4192
98. Pooh Richardson 4180
99. Tracy McGrady 4161
100. David Wesley 4159
101. Reggie Miller* 4141
102. Kirk Hinrich 4138
103. Bill Russell* 4100
104. Jo Jo White 4095
105. Kenny Smith 4073
106. Alvan Adams 4012
107. Tim Duncan 3985
108. John Bagley 3980
109. Alvin Robertson 3929
110. Brian Shaw 3918
111. Ron Harper 3916
112. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
113. Scott Skiles 3881
114. Walter Davis 3878
115. Earl Watson 3871
116. Johnny Moore 3866
117. Andre Iguodala 3848
118. Ron Boone 3842
119. Detlef Schrempf 3833
120. Wes Unseld* 3822
121. Derek Fisher 3804
122. Ray Williams 3779
123. Mo Williams 3764
124. Andy Phillip* 3759
125. Sam Lacey 3754
126. Jamal Crawford 3719
127. Paul Pressey 3715
128. Larry Drew 3702
129. Jameer Nelson 3701
130. Luke Ridnour 3690
131. Michael Cooper 3666
132. Latrell Sprewell 3664
133. Elgin Baylor* 3650
134. Mack Calvin 3617
135. Sedale Threatt 3613
136. Earl Monroe* 3594
137. Paul Westphal 3591
138. Pete Maravich* 3563
139. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 3555
140. Lamar Odom 3554
141. Vlade Divac 3541
142. Jalen Rose 3527
143. Chris Webber 3526
144. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
146. Charlie Scott 3515
147. Archie Clark 3498
148. Jack Sikma 3488
149. Steve Francis 3473
150. Chris Mullin* 3450
151. Eddie Johnson 3436
152. Manu Ginobili 3425
153. Russell Westbrook 3411
154. Mitch Richmond* 3398
155. Darrell Armstrong 3394
156. Johnny Davis 3368
157. Mike Newlin 3364
158. Allen Leavell 3339
159. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
160. World B. Free 3319
161. Bimbo Coles 3313
162. Devin Harris 3305
  Billy Cunningham* 3305
164. John Johnson 3285
165. Boris Diaw 3277
166. Darrell Walker 3276
167. Jarrett Jack 3269
168. Dirk Nowitzki 3249
169. Bill Melchionni 3247
170. Michael Finley 3245
171. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
172. Charles Oakley 3217
173. Larry Costello 3215
174. Vinnie Johnson 3212
175. Rafer Alston 3202
176. Monta Ellis 3179
177. Lucius Allen 3174
178. Antoine Walker 3170
179. Steve Blake 3168
180. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
182. Mike Conley 3149
183. Mike Gale 3146
184. Kyle Lowry 3145
185. Pau Gasol 3142
186. Gerald Henderson 3141
187. Tom Henderson 3136
188. Richard Hamilton 3125
189. Toni Kukoc 3119
190. Quinn Buckner 3114
191. Foots Walker 3111
192. Clifford Robinson 3094
193. George McGinnis 3089
194. John Starks 3085
195. Phil Ford 3083
196. Darnell Valentine 3080
197. Dolph Schayes* 3072
198. Jimmy Jones 3069
199. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
200. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
201. Artis Gilmore* 3050
202. Shaquille O'Neal 3026
203. Jeff Mullins 3023
204. Gary Grant 3013
205. Bob Lanier* 3007
206. Lionel Hollins 3006
207. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
209. Doug Christie 2992
210. Rolando Blackman 2981
211. Freddie Lewis 2979
212. Anthony Mason 2963
213. Tom Gola* 2962
214. Kendall Gill 2945
215. Howard Komives 2941
216. Antonio Daniels 2934
217. Bob Weiss 2931
218. Steve Smith 2922
219. Vernon Maxwell 2912
220. Dave Cowens* 2910
221. Gilbert Arenas 2909
222. K.C. Jones* 2908
223. Dan Issel* 2907
224. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
226. Mark Aguirre 2871
227. Chuck Williams 2869
228. Bernard King* 2863
229. Hersey Hawkins 2860
230. Jim Jackson 2851
231. Bob Dandridge 2846
232. Dana Barros 2837
233. Adrian Dantley* 2830
234. Hedo Turkoglu 2815
235. Eddie Jones 2812
236. Kevin Loughery 2803
  John Wall 2803
238. George Gervin* 2798
239. Sidney Moncrief 2793
240. James Worthy* 2791
241. Dick Snyder 2767
242. John Paxson 2758
243. Dan Majerle 2755
244. Rodney McCray 2750
245. Howard Eisley 2748
246. Jerry Lucas* 2732
247. Otis Thorpe 2730
248. Byron Scott 2729
  Dick Barnett 2729
250. Chris Ford 2719

NBA

Rank Player AST
1. John Stockton* 15806
2. Jason Kidd 12091
3. Steve Nash 10335
4. Mark Jackson 10334
5. Magic Johnson* 10141
6. Oscar Robertson* 9887
7. Isiah Thomas* 9061
8. Gary Payton* 8966
9. Andre Miller 8323
10. Rod Strickland 7987
11. Maurice Cheeks 7392
12. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
13. Terry Porter 7160
14. Tim Hardaway 7095
15. Bob Cousy* 6955
16. Guy Rodgers* 6917
17. Muggsy Bogues 6726
18. Chris Paul 6724
19. Kevin Johnson 6711
20. Derek Harper 6577
21. Tiny Archibald* 6476
22. Stephon Marbury 6471
23. John Lucas 6454
24. Reggie Theus 6453
25. Norm Nixon 6386
26. Jerry West* 6238
27. LeBron James 6151
28. Scottie Pippen* 6135
29. Clyde Drexler* 6125
30. Kobe Bryant 6122
31. John Havlicek* 6114
32. Baron Davis 6025
33. Mookie Blaylock 5972
34. Sam Cassell 5939
35. Deron Williams 5905
36. Tony Parker 5853
37. Avery Johnson 5846
38. Nick Van Exel 5777
39. Larry Bird* 5695
40. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
41. Chauncey Billups 5636
42. Michael Jordan* 5633
43. Allen Iverson 5624
44. Mike Bibby 5517
45. Dennis Johnson* 5499
46. Dave Bing* 5397
47. Kevin Garnett 5379
48. Damon Stoudamire 5371
49. Kevin Porter 5314
50. Jeff Hornacek 5281
51. Karl Malone* 5248
52. Rickey Green 5221
53. Norm Van Lier 5217
54. Kenny Anderson 5196
55. Sleepy Floyd 5175
56. Jason Terry 5119
57. Walt Frazier* 5040
58. Nate McMillan 4893
59. Doc Rivers 4889
60. Mark Price 4863
61. Gail Goodrich* 4805
62. Brad Davis 4709
63. Fat Lever 4696
64. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
65. Rajon Rondo 4636
66. Joe Dumars* 4612
67. Jason Williams 4611
68. Gus Williams 4597
69. Paul Pierce 4592
70. Hal Greer* 4540
71. Sherman Douglas 4536
72. Jose Calderon 4530
73. Dwyane Wade 4525
74. Randy Smith 4487
75. Brevin Knight 4481
76. Terrell Brandon 4407
77. Calvin Murphy* 4402
78. Joe Johnson 4363
79. Ray Allen 4361
80. Alex English* 4351
81. Raymond Felton 4345
82. Spud Webb 4342
83. Jay Humphries 4339
84. Vince Carter 4300
85. Vern Fleming 4293
86. Grant Hill 4252
87. Eric Snow 4245
88. Charles Barkley* 4215
89. Richie Guerin* 4211
90. Michael Adams 4209
91. Dick McGuire* 4205
92. Danny Ainge 4199
93. Rory Sparrow 4192
94. Pooh Richardson 4180
95. Tracy McGrady 4161
96. David Wesley 4159
97. Reggie Miller* 4141
98. Kirk Hinrich 4138
99. Bill Russell* 4100
100. Jo Jo White 4095
101. Kenny Smith 4073
102. Rick Barry* 4017
103. Alvan Adams 4012
104. Tim Duncan 3985
105. John Bagley 3980
106. Alvin Robertson 3929
107. Brian Shaw 3918
108. Ron Harper 3916
109. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
110. Scott Skiles 3881
111. Walter Davis 3878
112. Earl Watson 3871
113. Johnny Moore 3866
114. Andre Iguodala 3848
115. Detlef Schrempf 3833
116. Wes Unseld* 3822
117. Derek Fisher 3804
118. Ray Williams 3779
119. Mo Williams 3764
120. Andy Phillip* 3759
121. Sam Lacey 3754
122. Jamal Crawford 3719
123. Paul Pressey 3715
124. Larry Drew 3702
125. Jameer Nelson 3701
126. Luke Ridnour 3690
127. Michael Cooper 3666
128. Latrell Sprewell 3664
129. Elgin Baylor* 3650
130. Sedale Threatt 3613
131. Earl Monroe* 3594
132. Paul Westphal 3591
133. Pete Maravich* 3563
134. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 3555
135. Lamar Odom 3554
136. Vlade Divac 3541
137. Jalen Rose 3527
138. Chris Webber 3526
139. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
141. Archie Clark 3498
142. Jack Sikma 3488
143. Steve Francis 3473
144. Chris Mullin* 3450
145. Eddie Johnson 3436
146. Manu Ginobili 3425
147. Russell Westbrook 3411
148. Mitch Richmond* 3398
149. Darrell Armstrong 3394
150. Johnny Davis 3368
151. Mike Newlin 3364
152. Allen Leavell 3339
153. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
154. World B. Free 3319
155. Bimbo Coles 3313
156. Devin Harris 3305
157. John Johnson 3285
158. Boris Diaw 3277
159. Darrell Walker 3276
160. Jarrett Jack 3269
161. Dirk Nowitzki 3249
162. Michael Finley 3245
163. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
164. Julius Erving* 3224
165. Charles Oakley 3217
166. Larry Costello 3215
167. Vinnie Johnson 3212
168. Rafer Alston 3202
169. Monta Ellis 3179
170. Lucius Allen 3174
171. Antoine Walker 3170
172. Steve Blake 3168
173. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
175. Mike Conley 3149
176. Kyle Lowry 3145
177. Pau Gasol 3142
178. Gerald Henderson 3141
179. Tom Henderson 3136
180. Richard Hamilton 3125
181. Toni Kukoc 3119
182. Quinn Buckner 3114
183. Foots Walker 3111
184. Clifford Robinson 3094
185. John Starks 3085
186. Phil Ford 3083
187. Darnell Valentine 3080
188. Dolph Schayes* 3072
189. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
190. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
191. Shaquille O'Neal 3026
192. Jeff Mullins 3023
193. Gary Grant 3013
194. Bob Lanier* 3007
195. Lionel Hollins 3006
196. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
198. Doug Christie 2992
199. Rolando Blackman 2981
200. Anthony Mason 2963
201. Tom Gola* 2962
202. Kendall Gill 2945
203. Howard Komives 2941
204. Antonio Daniels 2934
205. Bob Weiss 2931
206. Steve Smith 2922
207. Don Buse 2920
208. Vernon Maxwell 2912
209. Dave Cowens* 2910
210. Gilbert Arenas 2909
211. K.C. Jones* 2908
212. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
214. Mark Aguirre 2871
215. Bernard King* 2863
216. Hersey Hawkins 2860
217. Jim Jackson 2851
218. Bob Dandridge 2846
219. Dana Barros 2837
220. Adrian Dantley* 2830
221. Hedo Turkoglu 2815
222. Eddie Jones 2812
223. John Wall 2803
  Kevin Loughery 2803
225. Sidney Moncrief 2793
226. James Worthy* 2791
227. Dick Snyder 2767
228. John Paxson 2758
229. Dan Majerle 2755
230. Rodney McCray 2750
231. Howard Eisley 2748
232. Jerry Lucas* 2732
233. Otis Thorpe 2730
234. Dick Barnett 2729
  Byron Scott 2729
236. Chris Ford 2719
237. Gerald Wilkins 2697
238. Charlie Scott 2696
239. Stephen Curry 2691
240. Chris Duhon 2690
241. Slick Watts 2678
242. Dominique Wilkins* 2677
  Mickey Johnson 2677
244. Brian Winters 2674
245. Lester Conner 2669
246. Juwan Howard 2663
247. Rick Fox 2649
248. Chuck Person 2645
249. Josh Smith 2640
250. Stephen Jackson 2634

ABA

Rank Player AST
1. Louie Dampier 4044
2. Mack Calvin 3067
3. Bill Melchionni 3044
4. Freddie Lewis 2883
5. Jimmy Jones 2786
6. Ron Boone 2569
7. Larry Brown* 2509
8. Chuck Williams 2420
9. Warren Jabali 2389
10. Roger Brown* 2315
11. Fatty Taylor 2275
12. Gerald Govan 2164
13. Donnie Freeman 2121
14. Bill Keller 1980
15. Julius Erving* 1952
16. Ralph Simpson 1878
17. Al Smith 1793
18. Larry Jones 1760
19. Glen Combs 1639
20. George Lehmann 1557
21. Don Buse 1505
22. Walter Simon 1486
23. Steve Jones 1452
  Willie Wise 1452
25. James Silas 1413
26. Joe Caldwell 1390
27. Ted McClain 1368
28. Rich Jones 1348
29. George Thompson 1336
  Gene Littles 1336
31. Cincinnatus Powell 1330
32. Artis Gilmore* 1273
33. Jimmy O'Brien 1244
34. John Roche 1240
35. Joe Hamilton 1208
36. Doug Moe 1197
  Jim Eakins 1197
38. Mike Gale 1181
39. Johnny Neumann 1177
40. Billy Paultz 1163
41. Larry Miller 1155
42. Wil Jones 1141
43. Mel Daniels* 1134
44. George McGinnis 1104
45. Dan Issel* 1103
46. Trooper Washington 1027
47. Brian Taylor 1002
  Jeffrey Congdon 1002
49. Red Robbins 1001
50. Mike Lewis 1000
51. Charles Williams 992
52. Bob Verga 987
53. Stew Johnson 984
54. George Carter 958
55. Byron Beck 945
56. Warren Davis 944
57. Rick Barry* 935
58. Goose Ligon 910
59. Bob Warren 898
60. Darel Carrier 896
61. Bo Lamar 886
62. Stephen Chubin 885
63. Dave Twardzik 883
64. Charles Beasley 860
65. Bob Netolicky 848
66. Dave Robisch 842
67. Levern Tart 830
68. Skeeter Swift 820
69. Charlie Scott 819
70. Mervin Jackson 813
71. Coby Dietrick 750
72. Bird Averitt 748
73. Les Hunter 741
74. Ira Harge 736
75. Mike Barrett 730
76. Larry Cannon 720
77. Mike Barr 686
78. Billy Cunningham* 680
79. Rick Mount 676
80. Ronald Franz 668
81. Julius Keye 657
  Billy Shepherd 657
83. Gene Moore 648
84. Maurice McHartley 641
  Lonnie Wright 641
86. Bobby Jones 634
87. Oliver Taylor 628
  John Williamson 628
89. Wayne Hightower 622
90. Wendell Ladner 621
91. John Beasley 602
92. George Gervin* 584
93. Kevin Joyce 580
94. John Brisker 562
95. Darnell Hillman 551
96. Tom Owens 549
97. Zelmo Beaty 526
98. Art Heyman 518
99. Maurice Lucas 511
100. Randolph Mahaffey 507
101. Jackie Moreland 505
  Willie Somerset 505
103. Connie Hawkins* 504
  Mike Butler 504
105. Marv Roberts 498
106. Randy Denton 495
107. John Barnhill 488
108. Caldwell Jones 453
109. Lee Davis 435
110. George Irvine 428
111. Billy Knight 427
112. Julian Hammond 421
113. Ron Perry 420
114. Neil Johnson 415
115. Arthur Becker 410
116. Cliff Hagan* 404
117. Al Skinner 401
118. Marvin Barnes 399
119. Claude Terry 392
120. Barry Parkhill 386
121. Larry Kenon 385
122. Frank Card 372
123. Jan Van Breda Kolff 363
124. Manny Leaks 351
125. Collis Jones 338
126. Gus Gerard 336
127. Simmie Hill 334
128. George Stone 333
129. Arvesta Kelly 331
130. Skip Thoren 329
131. Andrew Anderson 327
132. Donald Sidle 325
133. Bob Bedell 320
134. Craig Raymond 319
135. George Adams 317
136. Wayne Chapman 316
137. David Thompson* 308
138. George Peeples 304
139. Barry Liebowitz 301
  Larry Finch 301
141. Ed Manning 294
142. Goo Kennedy 293
143. Tim Bassett 291
144. Mike Pratt 286
145. Swen Nater 281
146. Tony Jackson 279
147. Bernie Williams 278
148. Jim Caldwell 277
149. Sam Smith 274
150. Jimmy Rayl 273
151. Chico Vaughn 271
152. Mike Jackson 254
153. Lester Selvage 252
154. Bud Olsen 249
155. Mike Green 247
156. Tom Thacker 244
  Henry Logan 244
158. Steven Kramer 236
159. Willie Murrell 233
160. Bobby Lloyd 229
161. Joe Hamood 227
  Willard Sojourner 227
163. M.L. Carr 224
164. Ollie Darden 219
  Patrick McFarland 219
166. Jim Chones 213
167. Willie Long 209
168. Bobby Rascoe 208
169. Gary Bradds 207
170. Travis Grant 204
171. Darrell Elston 202
172. Ronald Thomas 198
173. Grant Simmons 197
174. Sonny Dove 196
175. Stephen Vacendak 194
176. Spencer Haywood 190
  James Foster 190
178. Joe DePre 185
179. Tom Hoover 181
  Kendall Rhine 181
181. Ed Johnson 180
182. Chuck Terry 179
183. Will Frazier 170
184. Don Chaney 169
185. Hank Whitney 168
186. Ray Scott 163
187. Bill McGill 162
188. Samuel Robinson 160
  Mel Peterson 160
190. Don Carlos 159
191. Dan Anderson 158
192. Len Elmore 157
193. Ervin Inniger 156
194. Mel Nowell 155
195. Ben Warley 152
  Wali Jones 152
  Jim Jarvis 152
198. Jerry Harkness 150
199. Hal Hale 144
  Al Cueto 144
201. Riney Lochmann 143
202. Fly Williams 142
  Don Adams 142
  Mark Olberding 142
  Bobby Hooper 142
206. Rich Niemann 140
  Moses Malone* 140
208. Bob Lackey 137
209. Monte Towe 136
210. David Vaughn 135
  Tom Hagan 135
  Jim Hadnot 135
213. Tommie Bowens 134
214. Mike Flynn 133
215. Wilbert Robinson 132
  Barry Orms 132
217. Ticky Burden 131
218. Jim Ard 129
219. Dennis Wuycik 128
  Jim Bradley 128
221. Calvin Fowler 126
222. Dave Lattin 122
223. Shaler Halimon 121
  Allan Bristow 121
225. Jerry Pettway 120
  Leary Lentz 120
227. Jim McDaniels 118
228. Loyd King 117
229. John Smith 116
230. Mike D'Antoni 115
231. George Tinsley 114
232. Al Tucker 112
  Pierre Russell 112
  Flynn Robinson 112
235. Billy Harris 111
236. Johnny Baum 110
237. Charles Edge 109
238. Lloyd Batts 106
239. John Fairchild 104
240. Richard Clark 101
241. Billy Evans 100
242. Mel Bennett 97
243. Bill Bunting 95
  Keith Swagerty 95
245. Billy Schaeffer 94
  Larry Bunce 94
247. Roger Brown 93
248. Scott English 92
249. Errol Palmer 91
250. Walter Piatkowski 89