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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

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Active players are listed in bold.
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 8495
10. Rod Strickland 7987
11. Chris Paul 7400
12. Maurice Cheeks 7392
13. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
14. Terry Porter 7160
15. Tim Hardaway 7095
16. Bob Cousy* 6955
17. Guy Rodgers* 6917
18. Muggsy Bogues 6726
19. Kevin Johnson 6711
20. LeBron James 6634
21. Derek Harper 6577
22. Tiny Archibald* 6476
23. Stephon Marbury 6471
24. John Lucas 6454
25. Reggie Theus 6453
26. Norm Nixon 6386
27. Deron Williams 6328
28. Kobe Bryant 6274
29. Jerry West* 6238
30. Tony Parker 6214
31. Scottie Pippen* 6135
32. Clyde Drexler* 6125
33. John Havlicek* 6114
34. Baron Davis 6025
35. Mookie Blaylock 5972
36. Sam Cassell 5939
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. Kevin Garnett 5445
47. Dave Bing* 5397
48. Rajon Rondo 5383
49. Damon Stoudamire 5371
50. Kevin Porter 5314
51. Jeff Hornacek 5281
52. Karl Malone* 5248
53. Rickey Green 5221
54. Norm Van Lier 5217
55. Jason Terry 5214
56. Kenny Anderson 5196
57. Julius Erving* 5176
58. Sleepy Floyd 5175
59. Walt Frazier* 5040
60. Rick Barry* 4952
61. Nate McMillan 4893
62. Doc Rivers 4889
63. Mark Price 4863
64. Dwyane Wade 4835
65. Gail Goodrich* 4805
66. Jose Calderon 4738
67. Brad Davis 4709
68. Fat Lever 4696
69. Louie Dampier* 4687
70. Paul Pierce 4677
71. Joe Johnson 4675
72. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
73. Joe Dumars* 4612
74. Jason Williams 4611
75. Gus Williams 4597
76. Raymond Felton 4550
77. Hal Greer* 4540
78. Sherman Douglas 4536
79. Randy Smith 4487
80. Brevin Knight 4481
81. Don Buse 4425
82. Terrell Brandon 4407
83. Calvin Murphy* 4402
84. Ray Allen 4361
85. Alex English* 4351
86. Vince Carter 4345
87. Spud Webb 4342
88. Jay Humphries 4339
89. Vern Fleming 4293
90. Grant Hill 4252
91. Eric Snow 4245
92. Kirk Hinrich 4231
93. Charles Barkley* 4215
94. Richie Guerin* 4211
95. Michael Adams 4209
96. Dick McGuire* 4205
97. Danny Ainge 4199
98. Rory Sparrow 4192
99. Pooh Richardson 4180
100. Tim Duncan 4177
101. Tracy McGrady 4161
102. Russell Westbrook 4159
  David Wesley 4159
104. Reggie Miller* 4141
105. Bill Russell* 4100
106. Jo Jo White* 4095
107. Andre Iguodala 4094
108. Kenny Smith 4073
109. Alvan Adams 4012
110. Mo Williams 3985
111. John Bagley 3980
112. Jameer Nelson 3944
113. Alvin Robertson 3929
114. Brian Shaw 3918
115. Ron Harper 3916
116. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
117. Scott Skiles 3881
118. Walter Davis 3878
119. Earl Watson 3871
120. Johnny Moore 3866
121. Ron Boone 3842
  Jamal Crawford 3842
123. Detlef Schrempf 3833
124. Wes Unseld* 3822
125. Derek Fisher 3804
126. Ray Williams 3779
127. Andy Phillip* 3759
128. Sam Lacey 3754
129. Paul Pressey 3715
130. Luke Ridnour 3713
131. Larry Drew 3702
132. Michael Cooper 3666
133. Latrell Sprewell 3664
134. Elgin Baylor* 3650
135. Manu Ginobili 3620
136. Mack Calvin 3617
137. Sedale Threatt 3613
138. Jarrett Jack 3599
139. Earl Monroe* 3594
140. Paul Westphal 3591
141. Pete Maravich* 3563
142. Walt Hazzard 3555
143. Lamar Odom 3554
144. Vlade Divac 3541
145. Kyle Lowry 3537
146. Jalen Rose 3527
147. Chris Webber 3526
148. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
150. Mike Conley 3522
151. Charlie Scott 3515
152. Archie Clark 3498
153. John Wall 3497
154. Monta Ellis 3494
155. Jack Sikma 3488
156. Steve Francis 3473
157. Boris Diaw 3469
158. Chris Mullin* 3450
159. Eddie Johnson 3436
160. Devin Harris 3424
161. Mitch Richmond* 3398
162. Darrell Armstrong 3394
163. Johnny Davis 3368
164. Mike Newlin 3364
165. Dirk Nowitzki 3363
166. Pau Gasol 3356
167. Allen Leavell 3339
168. Steve Blake 3333
169. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
170. World B. Free 3319
171. Bimbo Coles 3313
172. Billy Cunningham* 3305
173. John Johnson 3285
174. Darrell Walker 3276
175. Bill Melchionni 3247
176. Michael Finley 3245
177. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
178. Charles Oakley 3217
179. Larry Costello 3215
180. Vinnie Johnson 3212
181. Rafer Alston 3202
182. Stephen Curry 3195
183. Lucius Allen 3174
184. Antoine Walker 3170
185. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
187. Mike Gale 3146
188. Gerald Henderson 3141
189. Tom Henderson 3136
190. Richard Hamilton 3125
191. Toni Kukoc 3119
192. Quinn Buckner 3114
193. Foots Walker 3111
194. Clifford Robinson 3094
195. George McGinnis 3089
196. John Starks 3085
197. Phil Ford 3083
198. Darnell Valentine 3080
199. Dolph Schayes* 3072
200. Jimmy Jones 3069
201. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
202. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
203. Artis Gilmore* 3050
204. Shaquille O'Neal 3026
205. Jeff Mullins 3023
206. Gary Grant 3013
207. Bob Lanier* 3007
208. Lionel Hollins 3006
209. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
211. Doug Christie 2992
212. Rolando Blackman 2981
213. Freddie Lewis 2979
214. Anthony Mason 2963
215. Tom Gola* 2962
216. Kendall Gill 2945
217. Howard Komives 2941
218. Antonio Daniels 2934
219. Bob Weiss 2931
220. Steve Smith 2922
221. Ty Lawson 2919
222. Vernon Maxwell 2912
223. Dave Cowens* 2910
224. Gilbert Arenas 2909
225. K.C. Jones* 2908
226. Dan Issel* 2907
227. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
229. Mark Aguirre 2871
230. Chuck Williams 2869
231. Bernard King* 2863
232. Hersey Hawkins 2860
233. Jim Jackson 2851
234. Bob Dandridge 2846
235. Dana Barros 2837
236. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
237. Adrian Dantley* 2830
238. Eddie Jones 2812
239. Kevin Loughery 2803
240. George Gervin* 2798
241. Sidney Moncrief 2793
242. James Worthy* 2791
243. Dick Snyder 2767
244. Josh Smith 2765
245. John Paxson 2758
246. Dan Majerle 2755
247. Rodney McCray 2750
248. Howard Eisley 2748
249. Carmelo Anthony 2745
250. Jerry Lucas* 2732

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 8495
10. Rod Strickland 7987
11. Chris Paul 7400
12. Maurice Cheeks 7392
13. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
14. Terry Porter 7160
15. Tim Hardaway 7095
16. Bob Cousy* 6955
17. Guy Rodgers* 6917
18. Muggsy Bogues 6726
19. Kevin Johnson 6711
20. LeBron James 6634
21. Derek Harper 6577
22. Tiny Archibald* 6476
23. Stephon Marbury 6471
24. John Lucas 6454
25. Reggie Theus 6453
26. Norm Nixon 6386
27. Deron Williams 6328
28. Kobe Bryant 6274
29. Jerry West* 6238
30. Tony Parker 6214
31. Scottie Pippen* 6135
32. Clyde Drexler* 6125
33. John Havlicek* 6114
34. Baron Davis 6025
35. Mookie Blaylock 5972
36. Sam Cassell 5939
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. Kevin Garnett 5445
47. Dave Bing* 5397
48. Rajon Rondo 5383
49. Damon Stoudamire 5371
50. Kevin Porter 5314
51. Jeff Hornacek 5281
52. Karl Malone* 5248
53. Rickey Green 5221
54. Norm Van Lier 5217
55. Jason Terry 5214
56. Kenny Anderson 5196
57. Sleepy Floyd 5175
58. Walt Frazier* 5040
59. Nate McMillan 4893
60. Doc Rivers 4889
61. Mark Price 4863
62. Dwyane Wade 4835
63. Gail Goodrich* 4805
64. Jose Calderon 4738
65. Brad Davis 4709
66. Fat Lever 4696
67. Paul Pierce 4677
68. Joe Johnson 4675
69. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
70. Joe Dumars* 4612
71. Jason Williams 4611
72. Gus Williams 4597
73. Raymond Felton 4550
74. Hal Greer* 4540
75. Sherman Douglas 4536
76. Randy Smith 4487
77. Brevin Knight 4481
78. Terrell Brandon 4407
79. Calvin Murphy* 4402
80. Ray Allen 4361
81. Alex English* 4351
82. Vince Carter 4345
83. Spud Webb 4342
84. Jay Humphries 4339
85. Vern Fleming 4293
86. Grant Hill 4252
87. Eric Snow 4245
88. Kirk Hinrich 4231
89. Charles Barkley* 4215
90. Richie Guerin* 4211
91. Michael Adams 4209
92. Dick McGuire* 4205
93. Danny Ainge 4199
94. Rory Sparrow 4192
95. Pooh Richardson 4180
96. Tim Duncan 4177
97. Tracy McGrady 4161
98. Russell Westbrook 4159
  David Wesley 4159
100. Reggie Miller* 4141
101. Bill Russell* 4100
102. Jo Jo White* 4095
103. Andre Iguodala 4094
104. Kenny Smith 4073
105. Rick Barry* 4017
106. Alvan Adams 4012
107. Mo Williams 3985
108. John Bagley 3980
109. Jameer Nelson 3944
110. Alvin Robertson 3929
111. Brian Shaw 3918
112. Ron Harper 3916
113. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
114. Scott Skiles 3881
115. Walter Davis 3878
116. Earl Watson 3871
117. Johnny Moore 3866
118. Jamal Crawford 3842
119. Detlef Schrempf 3833
120. Wes Unseld* 3822
121. Derek Fisher 3804
122. Ray Williams 3779
123. Andy Phillip* 3759
124. Sam Lacey 3754
125. Paul Pressey 3715
126. Luke Ridnour 3713
127. Larry Drew 3702
128. Michael Cooper 3666
129. Latrell Sprewell 3664
130. Elgin Baylor* 3650
131. Manu Ginobili 3620
132. Sedale Threatt 3613
133. Jarrett Jack 3599
134. Earl Monroe* 3594
135. Paul Westphal 3591
136. Pete Maravich* 3563
137. Walt Hazzard 3555
138. Lamar Odom 3554
139. Vlade Divac 3541
140. Kyle Lowry 3537
141. Jalen Rose 3527
142. Chris Webber 3526
143. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
145. Mike Conley 3522
146. Archie Clark 3498
147. John Wall 3497
148. Monta Ellis 3494
149. Jack Sikma 3488
150. Steve Francis 3473
151. Boris Diaw 3469
152. Chris Mullin* 3450
153. Eddie Johnson 3436
154. Devin Harris 3424
155. Mitch Richmond* 3398
156. Darrell Armstrong 3394
157. Johnny Davis 3368
158. Mike Newlin 3364
159. Dirk Nowitzki 3363
160. Pau Gasol 3356
161. Allen Leavell 3339
162. Steve Blake 3333
163. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
164. World B. Free 3319
165. Bimbo Coles 3313
166. John Johnson 3285
167. Darrell Walker 3276
168. Michael Finley 3245
169. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
170. Julius Erving* 3224
171. Charles Oakley 3217
172. Larry Costello 3215
173. Vinnie Johnson 3212
174. Rafer Alston 3202
175. Stephen Curry 3195
176. Lucius Allen 3174
177. Antoine Walker 3170
178. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
180. Gerald Henderson 3141
181. Tom Henderson 3136
182. Richard Hamilton 3125
183. Toni Kukoc 3119
184. Quinn Buckner 3114
185. Foots Walker 3111
186. Clifford Robinson 3094
187. John Starks 3085
188. Phil Ford 3083
189. Darnell Valentine 3080
190. Dolph Schayes* 3072
191. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
192. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
193. Shaquille O'Neal 3026
194. Jeff Mullins 3023
195. Gary Grant 3013
196. Bob Lanier* 3007
197. Lionel Hollins 3006
198. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
200. Doug Christie 2992
201. Rolando Blackman 2981
202. Anthony Mason 2963
203. Tom Gola* 2962
204. Kendall Gill 2945
205. Howard Komives 2941
206. Antonio Daniels 2934
207. Bob Weiss 2931
208. Steve Smith 2922
209. Don Buse 2920
210. Ty Lawson 2919
211. Vernon Maxwell 2912
212. Dave Cowens* 2910
213. Gilbert Arenas 2909
214. K.C. Jones* 2908
215. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
217. Mark Aguirre 2871
218. Bernard King* 2863
219. Hersey Hawkins 2860
220. Jim Jackson 2851
221. Bob Dandridge 2846
222. Dana Barros 2837
223. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
224. Adrian Dantley* 2830
225. Eddie Jones 2812
226. Kevin Loughery 2803
227. Sidney Moncrief 2793
228. James Worthy* 2791
229. Dick Snyder 2767
230. Josh Smith 2765
231. John Paxson 2758
232. Dan Majerle 2755
233. Rodney McCray 2750
234. Howard Eisley 2748
235. Carmelo Anthony 2745
236. Jerry Lucas* 2732
237. Otis Thorpe 2730
238. Byron Scott 2729
  Dick Barnett 2729
240. Beno Udrih 2722
241. Chris Ford 2719
242. Gerald Wilkins 2697
243. Charlie Scott 2696
244. Chris Duhon 2690
245. Slick Watts 2678
246. Mickey Johnson 2677
  Dominique Wilkins* 2677
248. Brian Winters 2674
249. Lester Conner 2669
250. Juwan Howard 2663

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. Jim Eakins 1197
  Doug Moe 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. Julius Keye 657
  Billy Shepherd 657
84. Gene Moore 648
85. Lonnie Wright 641
  Maurice McHartley 641
87. Bobby Jones 634
88. Oliver Taylor 628
  John Williamson 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. Tom Thacker 244
  Henry Logan 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. Mel Peterson 160
  Samuel Robinson 160
191. Don Carlos 159
192. Dan Anderson 158
193. Len Elmore 157
194. Ervin Inniger 156
195. Mel Nowell 155
196. Ben Warley 152
  Wali Jones 152
  Jim Jarvis 152
199. Jerry Harkness 150
200. Al Cueto 144
  Hal Hale 144
202. Riney Lochmann 143
203. Fly Williams 142
  Mark Olberding 142
  Bobby Hooper 142
  Don Adams 142
207. Rich Niemann 140
  Moses Malone* 140
209. Bob Lackey 137
210. Monte Towe 136
211. Jim Hadnot 135
  Tom Hagan 135
  David Vaughn 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. Dennis Wuycik 128
  Jim Bradley 128
222. Calvin Fowler 126
223. Dave Lattin 122
224. Allan Bristow 121
  Shaler Halimon 121
226. Jerry Pettway 120
  Leary Lentz 120
228. Jim McDaniels 118
229. Loyd King 117
230. John Smith 116
231. Mike D'Antoni 115
232. George Tinsley 114
233. Flynn Robinson 112
  Pierre Russell 112
  Al Tucker 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