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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 8187
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. Kevin Johnson 6711
19. Derek Harper 6577
20. Tiny Archibald* 6476
21. Stephon Marbury 6471
22. John Lucas 6454
23. Reggie Theus 6453
24. Norm Nixon 6386
25. Jerry West* 6238
26. Chris Paul 6221
27. Scottie Pippen* 6135
28. Clyde Drexler* 6125
29. John Havlicek* 6114
30. Baron Davis 6025
31. Kobe Bryant 5980
32. Mookie Blaylock 5972
33. Sam Cassell 5939
34. LeBron James 5872
35. Avery Johnson 5846
36. Nick Van Exel 5777
37. Deron Williams 5709
38. Tony Parker 5696
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. Damon Stoudamire 5371
48. Kevin Garnett 5327
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. Walt Frazier* 5040
58. Jason Terry 5027
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. Joe Dumars* 4612
69. Jason Williams 4611
70. Gus Williams 4597
71. Hal Greer* 4540
72. Sherman Douglas 4536
73. Paul Pierce 4513
74. Randy Smith 4487
75. Brevin Knight 4481
76. Don Buse 4425
77. Terrell Brandon 4407
78. Calvin Murphy* 4402
79. Ray Allen 4361
80. Dwyane Wade 4352
81. Alex English* 4351
82. Rajon Rondo 4347
83. Spud Webb 4342
84. Jay Humphries 4339
85. Jose Calderon 4335
86. Raymond Felton 4325
87. Vern Fleming 4293
88. Vince Carter 4261
89. Grant Hill 4252
90. Eric Snow 4245
91. Charles Barkley* 4215
92. Richie Guerin* 4211
  Joe Johnson 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. Bill Russell* 4100
103. Jo Jo White 4095
104. Kenny Smith 4073
105. Kirk Hinrich 4069
106. Alvan Adams 4012
107. John Bagley 3980
108. Alvin Robertson 3929
109. Brian Shaw 3918
110. Ron Harper 3916
111. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
112. Scott Skiles 3881
113. Walter Davis 3878
114. Earl Watson 3871
115. Johnny Moore 3866
116. Tim Duncan 3857
117. Ron Boone 3842
118. Detlef Schrempf 3833
119. Wes Unseld* 3822
120. Derek Fisher 3804
121. Ray Williams 3779
122. Andy Phillip* 3759
123. Sam Lacey 3754
124. Andre Iguodala 3715
  Paul Pressey 3715
126. Larry Drew 3702
127. Michael Cooper 3666
128. Latrell Sprewell 3664
129. Luke Ridnour 3657
130. Elgin Baylor* 3650
131. Mack Calvin 3617
132. Sedale Threatt 3613
133. Jamal Crawford 3606
134. Earl Monroe* 3594
135. Paul Westphal 3591
136. Jameer Nelson 3565
137. Pete Maravich* 3563
138. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 3555
139. Lamar Odom 3554
140. Vlade Divac 3541
141. Mo Williams 3539
142. Jalen Rose 3527
143. Chris Webber 3526
144. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 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. Mitch Richmond* 3398
153. Darrell Armstrong 3394
154. Johnny Davis 3368
155. Mike Newlin 3364
156. Allen Leavell 3339
157. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
158. World B. Free 3319
159. Bimbo Coles 3313
160. Billy Cunningham* 3305
161. John Johnson 3285
162. Darrell Walker 3276
163. Bill Melchionni 3247
164. Michael Finley 3245
165. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
166. Manu Ginobili 3228
167. Charles Oakley 3217
168. Larry Costello 3215
169. Vinnie Johnson 3212
170. Rafer Alston 3202
171. Lucius Allen 3174
172. Antoine Walker 3170
  Dirk Nowitzki 3170
174. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
176. Devin Harris 3153
177. Boris Diaw 3146
  Mike Gale 3146
179. Gerald Henderson 3141
180. Tom Henderson 3136
181. Richard Hamilton 3125
182. Toni Kukoc 3119
183. Quinn Buckner 3114
184. Foots Walker 3111
185. Clifford Robinson 3094
186. George McGinnis 3089
187. John Starks 3085
188. Phil Ford 3083
189. Darnell Valentine 3080
190. Dolph Schayes* 3072
191. Jimmy Jones 3069
192. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
193. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
194. Russell Westbrook 3055
195. Artis Gilmore* 3050
196. Jarrett Jack 3026
  Shaquille O'Neal 3026
198. Jeff Mullins 3023
199. Gary Grant 3013
200. Bob Lanier* 3007
  Steve Blake 3007
202. Lionel Hollins 3006
203. Pau Gasol 3000
204. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
206. Doug Christie 2992
207. Rolando Blackman 2981
208. Freddie Lewis 2979
209. Monta Ellis 2972
210. Anthony Mason 2963
211. Tom Gola* 2962
212. Kendall Gill 2945
213. Howard Komives 2941
214. Mike Conley 2940
215. Antonio Daniels 2934
216. Bob Weiss 2931
217. Steve Smith 2922
218. Vernon Maxwell 2912
219. Dave Cowens* 2910
220. Gilbert Arenas 2909
221. K.C. Jones* 2908
222. Dan Issel* 2907
223. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
225. Mark Aguirre 2871
226. Chuck Williams 2869
227. Bernard King* 2863
228. Hersey Hawkins 2860
229. Jim Jackson 2851
230. Bob Dandridge 2846
231. Dana Barros 2837
232. Adrian Dantley* 2830
233. Kyle Lowry 2817
234. Eddie Jones 2812
235. Kevin Loughery 2803
236. Hedo Turkoglu 2799
237. George Gervin* 2798
238. Sidney Moncrief 2793
239. James Worthy* 2791
240. Dick Snyder 2767
241. John Paxson 2758
242. Dan Majerle 2755
243. Rodney McCray 2750
244. Howard Eisley 2748
245. Jerry Lucas* 2732
246. Otis Thorpe 2730
247. Dick Barnett 2729
  Byron Scott 2729
249. Chris Ford 2719
250. Gerald Wilkins 2697

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 8187
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. Kevin Johnson 6711
19. Derek Harper 6577
20. Tiny Archibald* 6476
21. Stephon Marbury 6471
22. John Lucas 6454
23. Reggie Theus 6453
24. Norm Nixon 6386
25. Jerry West* 6238
26. Chris Paul 6221
27. Scottie Pippen* 6135
28. Clyde Drexler* 6125
29. John Havlicek* 6114
30. Baron Davis 6025
31. Kobe Bryant 5980
32. Mookie Blaylock 5972
33. Sam Cassell 5939
34. LeBron James 5872
35. Avery Johnson 5846
36. Nick Van Exel 5777
37. Deron Williams 5709
38. Tony Parker 5696
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. Damon Stoudamire 5371
48. Kevin Garnett 5327
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. Walt Frazier* 5040
57. Jason Terry 5027
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. Joe Dumars* 4612
66. Jason Williams 4611
67. Gus Williams 4597
68. Hal Greer* 4540
69. Sherman Douglas 4536
70. Paul Pierce 4513
71. Randy Smith 4487
72. Brevin Knight 4481
73. Terrell Brandon 4407
74. Calvin Murphy* 4402
75. Ray Allen 4361
76. Dwyane Wade 4352
77. Alex English* 4351
78. Rajon Rondo 4347
79. Spud Webb 4342
80. Jay Humphries 4339
81. Jose Calderon 4335
82. Raymond Felton 4325
83. Vern Fleming 4293
84. Vince Carter 4261
85. Grant Hill 4252
86. Eric Snow 4245
87. Charles Barkley* 4215
88. Richie Guerin* 4211
  Joe Johnson 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. Bill Russell* 4100
99. Jo Jo White 4095
100. Kenny Smith 4073
101. Kirk Hinrich 4069
102. Rick Barry* 4017
103. Alvan Adams 4012
104. John Bagley 3980
105. Alvin Robertson 3929
106. Brian Shaw 3918
107. Ron Harper 3916
108. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
109. Scott Skiles 3881
110. Walter Davis 3878
111. Earl Watson 3871
112. Johnny Moore 3866
113. Tim Duncan 3857
114. Detlef Schrempf 3833
115. Wes Unseld* 3822
116. Derek Fisher 3804
117. Ray Williams 3779
118. Andy Phillip* 3759
119. Sam Lacey 3754
120. Andre Iguodala 3715
  Paul Pressey 3715
122. Larry Drew 3702
123. Michael Cooper 3666
124. Latrell Sprewell 3664
125. Luke Ridnour 3657
126. Elgin Baylor* 3650
127. Sedale Threatt 3613
128. Jamal Crawford 3606
129. Earl Monroe* 3594
130. Paul Westphal 3591
131. Jameer Nelson 3565
132. Pete Maravich* 3563
133. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 3555
134. Lamar Odom 3554
135. Vlade Divac 3541
136. Mo Williams 3539
137. Jalen Rose 3527
138. Chris Webber 3526
139. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
141. Archie Clark 3498
142. Jack Sikma 3488
143. Steve Francis 3473
144. Chris Mullin* 3450
145. Eddie Johnson 3436
146. Mitch Richmond* 3398
147. Darrell Armstrong 3394
148. Johnny Davis 3368
149. Mike Newlin 3364
150. Allen Leavell 3339
151. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
152. World B. Free 3319
153. Bimbo Coles 3313
154. John Johnson 3285
155. Darrell Walker 3276
156. Michael Finley 3245
157. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
158. Manu Ginobili 3228
159. Julius Erving* 3224
160. Charles Oakley 3217
161. Larry Costello 3215
162. Vinnie Johnson 3212
163. Rafer Alston 3202
164. Lucius Allen 3174
165. Dirk Nowitzki 3170
  Antoine Walker 3170
167. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
169. Devin Harris 3153
170. Boris Diaw 3146
171. Gerald Henderson 3141
172. Tom Henderson 3136
173. Richard Hamilton 3125
174. Toni Kukoc 3119
175. Quinn Buckner 3114
176. Foots Walker 3111
177. Clifford Robinson 3094
178. John Starks 3085
179. Phil Ford 3083
180. Darnell Valentine 3080
181. Dolph Schayes* 3072
182. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
183. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
184. Russell Westbrook 3055
185. Shaquille O'Neal 3026
  Jarrett Jack 3026
187. Jeff Mullins 3023
188. Gary Grant 3013
189. Bob Lanier* 3007
  Steve Blake 3007
191. Lionel Hollins 3006
192. Pau Gasol 3000
193. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
195. Doug Christie 2992
196. Rolando Blackman 2981
197. Monta Ellis 2972
198. Anthony Mason 2963
199. Tom Gola* 2962
200. Kendall Gill 2945
201. Howard Komives 2941
202. Mike Conley 2940
203. Antonio Daniels 2934
204. Bob Weiss 2931
205. Steve Smith 2922
206. Don Buse 2920
207. Vernon Maxwell 2912
208. Dave Cowens* 2910
209. Gilbert Arenas 2909
210. K.C. Jones* 2908
211. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
213. Mark Aguirre 2871
214. Bernard King* 2863
215. Hersey Hawkins 2860
216. Jim Jackson 2851
217. Bob Dandridge 2846
218. Dana Barros 2837
219. Adrian Dantley* 2830
220. Kyle Lowry 2817
221. Eddie Jones 2812
222. Kevin Loughery 2803
223. Hedo Turkoglu 2799
224. Sidney Moncrief 2793
225. James Worthy* 2791
226. Dick Snyder 2767
227. John Paxson 2758
228. Dan Majerle 2755
229. Rodney McCray 2750
230. Howard Eisley 2748
231. Jerry Lucas* 2732
232. Otis Thorpe 2730
233. Byron Scott 2729
  Dick Barnett 2729
235. Chris Ford 2719
236. Gerald Wilkins 2697
237. Charlie Scott 2696
238. Chris Duhon 2690
239. Slick Watts 2678
240. Dominique Wilkins* 2677
  Mickey Johnson 2677
242. Brian Winters 2674
243. Lester Conner 2669
244. Juwan Howard 2663
245. Rick Fox 2649
246. Chuck Person 2645
247. Stephen Jackson 2634
248. Chris Childs 2633
249. Billy Cunningham* 2625
250. Gene Shue 2608

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. Gene Littles 1336
  George Thompson 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. Jeffrey Congdon 1002
  Brian Taylor 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. George Karl 744
74. Les Hunter 741
75. Ira Harge 736
76. Mike Barrett 730
77. Larry Cannon 720
78. Mike Barr 686
79. Billy Cunningham* 680
80. Rick Mount 676
81. Ronald Franz 668
82. Billy Shepherd 657
  Julius Keye 657
84. Gene Moore 648
85. Lonnie Wright 641
  Maurice McHartley 641
87. Bobby Jones 634
88. John Williamson 628
  Oliver Taylor 628
90. Wayne Hightower 622
91. Wendell Ladner 621
92. John Beasley 602
93. George Gervin* 584
94. Kevin Joyce 580
95. John Brisker 562
96. Darnell Hillman 551
97. Tom Owens 549
98. Zelmo Beaty 526
99. Art Heyman 518
100. Maurice Lucas 511
101. Randolph Mahaffey 507
102. Willie Somerset 505
  Jackie Moreland 505
104. Connie Hawkins* 504
  Mike Butler 504
106. Marv Roberts 498
107. Randy Denton 495
108. John Barnhill 488
109. Caldwell Jones 453
110. Lee Davis 435
111. George Irvine 428
112. Billy Knight 427
113. Julian Hammond 421
114. Ron Perry 420
115. Neil Johnson 415
116. Arthur Becker 410
117. Cliff Hagan* 404
118. Al Skinner 401
119. Marvin Barnes 399
120. Claude Terry 392
121. Barry Parkhill 386
122. Larry Kenon 385
123. Frank Card 372
124. Jan Van Breda Kolff 363
125. Manny Leaks 351
126. Collis Jones 338
127. Gus Gerard 336
128. Simmie Hill 334
129. George Stone 333
130. Arvesta Kelly 331
131. Skip Thoren 329
132. Andrew Anderson 327
133. Donald Sidle 325
134. Bob Bedell 320
135. Craig Raymond 319
136. George Adams 317
137. Wayne Chapman 316
138. David Thompson* 308
139. George Peeples 304
140. Barry Liebowitz 301
  Larry Finch 301
142. Ed Manning 294
143. Goo Kennedy 293
144. Tim Bassett 291
145. Mike Pratt 286
146. Swen Nater 281
147. Tony Jackson 279
148. Bernie Williams 278
149. Jim Caldwell 277
150. Sam Smith 274
151. Jimmy Rayl 273
152. Chico Vaughn 271
153. Mike Jackson 254
154. Lester Selvage 252
155. Bud Olsen 249
156. Mike Green 247
157. Henry Logan 244
  Tom Thacker 244
159. Steven Kramer 236
160. Willie Murrell 233
161. Bobby Lloyd 229
162. Willard Sojourner 227
  Joe Hamood 227
164. M.L. Carr 224
165. Patrick McFarland 219
  Ollie Darden 219
167. Jim Chones 213
168. Willie Long 209
169. Bobby Rascoe 208
170. Gary Bradds 207
171. Travis Grant 204
172. Darrell Elston 202
173. Ronald Thomas 198
174. Grant Simmons 197
175. Sonny Dove 196
176. Stephen Vacendak 194
177. Spencer Haywood 190
  James Foster 190
179. Joe DePre 185
180. Kendall Rhine 181
  Tom Hoover 181
182. Ed Johnson 180
183. Chuck Terry 179
184. Will Frazier 170
185. Don Chaney 169
186. Hank Whitney 168
187. Ray Scott 163
188. Bill McGill 162
189. Samuel Robinson 160
  Mel Peterson 160
191. Don Carlos 159
192. Dan Anderson 158
193. Len Elmore 157
194. Ervin Inniger 156
195. Mel Nowell 155
196. Jim Jarvis 152
  Ben Warley 152
  Wali Jones 152
199. Jerry Harkness 150
200. Al Cueto 144
  Hal Hale 144
202. Riney Lochmann 143
203. Bobby Hooper 142
  Mark Olberding 142
  Fly Williams 142
  Don Adams 142
207. Moses Malone* 140
  Rich Niemann 140
209. Bob Lackey 137
210. Monte Towe 136
211. Jim Hadnot 135
  David Vaughn 135
  Tom Hagan 135
214. Tommie Bowens 134
215. Mike Flynn 133
216. Barry Orms 132
  Wilbert Robinson 132
218. Ticky Burden 131
219. Jim Ard 129
220. Jim Bradley 128
  Dennis Wuycik 128
222. Calvin Fowler 126
223. Dave Lattin 122
224. Allan Bristow 121
  Shaler Halimon 121
226. Leary Lentz 120
  Jerry Pettway 120
228. Jim McDaniels 118
229. Loyd King 117
230. John Smith 116
231. Mike D'Antoni 115
232. George Tinsley 114
233. Al Tucker 112
  Flynn Robinson 112
  Pierre Russell 112
236. Billy Harris 111
237. Johnny Baum 110
238. Charles Edge 109
239. Lloyd Batts 106
240. John Fairchild 104
241. Richard Clark 101
242. Billy Evans 100
243. Mel Bennett 97
244. Keith Swagerty 95
  Bill Bunting 95
246. Larry Bunce 94
  Billy Schaeffer 94
248. Roger Brown 93
249. Scott English 92
250. Errol Palmer 91