NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
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 8524
10. Chris Paul 8042
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. Maurice Cheeks 7392
13. LeBron James 7288
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Bob Cousy* 6955
18. Guy Rodgers* 6917
19. Deron Williams 6733
20. Muggsy Bogues 6726
21. Kevin Johnson 6711
22. Derek Harper 6577
23. Tony Parker 6560
24. Tiny Archibald* 6476
25. Stephon Marbury 6471
26. John Lucas 6454
27. Reggie Theus 6453
28. Norm Nixon 6386
29. Kobe Bryant 6306
30. Jerry West* 6238
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. Rajon Rondo 5935
38. Avery Johnson 5846
39. Nick Van Exel 5777
40. Larry Bird* 5695
41. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
42. Chauncey Billups 5636
43. Michael Jordan* 5633
44. Allen Iverson* 5624
45. Mike Bibby 5517
46. Dennis Johnson* 5499
47. Kevin Garnett 5445
48. Dave Bing* 5397
49. Damon Stoudamire 5371
50. Jason Terry 5323
51. Kevin Porter 5314
52. Jeff Hornacek 5281
53. Karl Malone* 5248
54. Rickey Green 5221
55. Norm Van Lier 5217
56. Kenny Anderson 5196
57. Julius Erving* 5176
58. Sleepy Floyd 5175
59. Dwyane Wade 5132
60. Russell Westbrook 5047
61. Walt Frazier* 5040
62. Rick Barry* 4952
63. Nate McMillan 4893
64. Doc Rivers 4889
65. Jose Calderon 4879
66. Joe Johnson 4871
67. Mark Price 4863
68. Gail Goodrich* 4805
69. Raymond Felton 4800
70. Brad Davis 4709
71. Paul Pierce 4700
72. Fat Lever 4696
73. Louie Dampier* 4687
74. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
75. Joe Dumars* 4612
76. Jason Williams 4611
77. Gus Williams 4597
78. Hal Greer* 4540
79. Sherman Douglas 4536
80. Randy Smith 4487
81. Brevin Knight 4481
82. Vince Carter 4468
83. Don Buse 4425
84. Terrell Brandon 4407
85. Calvin Murphy* 4402
86. Ray Allen 4361
87. John Wall 4356
88. Alex English* 4351
89. Spud Webb 4342
90. Jay Humphries 4339
91. Andre Iguodala 4321
92. Vern Fleming 4293
93. Grant Hill 4252
94. Kirk Hinrich 4245
  Eric Snow 4245
96. Jameer Nelson 4234
97. Tim Duncan 4225
98. Charles Barkley* 4215
99. Richie Guerin* 4211
100. Michael Adams 4209
101. Dick McGuire* 4205
102. Danny Ainge 4199
103. Rory Sparrow 4192
104. Pooh Richardson 4180
105. Tracy McGrady 4161
106. David Wesley 4159
107. Reggie Miller* 4141
108. Bill Russell* 4100
109. Jo Jo White* 4095
110. Kyle Lowry 4092
111. Jamal Crawford 4077
112. Kenny Smith 4073
113. Alvan Adams 4012
114. Mo Williams 3990
115. John Bagley 3980
116. Alvin Robertson 3929
117. Brian Shaw 3918
118. Ron Harper 3916
119. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
120. Scott Skiles 3881
121. Walter Davis 3878
122. Earl Watson 3871
  Mike Conley 3871
124. Johnny Moore 3866
125. Ron Boone 3842
126. Detlef Schrempf 3833
127. Wes Unseld* 3822
128. Derek Fisher 3804
129. Monta Ellis 3788
130. Manu Ginobili 3780
131. Ray Williams 3779
132. Andy Phillip* 3759
133. Sam Lacey 3754
134. Stephen Curry 3749
135. Paul Pressey 3715
136. Luke Ridnour 3713
137. Larry Drew 3702
138. Michael Cooper 3666
139. Latrell Sprewell 3664
140. Elgin Baylor* 3650
141. Boris Diaw 3620
142. Mack Calvin 3617
143. Sedale Threatt 3613
144. Jarrett Jack 3599
145. Earl Monroe* 3594
146. Pau Gasol 3593
147. Paul Westphal 3591
148. Pete Maravich* 3563
149. Walt Hazzard 3555
150. Lamar Odom 3554
151. Vlade Divac 3541
152. Devin Harris 3529
153. Jalen Rose 3527
154. Chris Webber 3526
155. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
157. Charlie Scott 3515
158. Archie Clark 3498
159. Jack Sikma 3488
160. Steve Francis 3473
161. Dirk Nowitzki 3465
162. Chris Mullin* 3450
163. Steve Blake 3446
164. Eddie Johnson 3436
165. Mitch Richmond* 3398
166. Darrell Armstrong 3394
167. Johnny Davis 3368
168. Mike Newlin 3364
169. Allen Leavell 3339
170. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
171. World B. Free 3319
172. Bimbo Coles 3313
173. Billy Cunningham* 3305
174. James Harden 3288
175. John Johnson 3285
176. Darrell Walker 3276
177. Bill Melchionni 3247
178. Michael Finley 3245
179. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
180. Ty Lawson 3217
  Charles Oakley 3217
182. Larry Costello 3215
183. Vinnie Johnson 3212
184. Rafer Alston 3202
185. Lucius Allen 3174
186. Antoine Walker 3170
187. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
189. Mike Gale 3146
190. Jeff Teague 3143
191. Gerald Henderson 3141
192. Tom Henderson 3136
193. Richard Hamilton 3125
194. Toni Kukoc 3119
195. Quinn Buckner 3114
196. Foots Walker 3111
197. Clifford Robinson 3094
198. George McGinnis 3089
199. John Starks 3085
200. Phil Ford 3083
201. Darnell Valentine 3080
202. Dolph Schayes* 3072
203. Jimmy Jones 3069
204. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
205. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
206. Artis Gilmore* 3050
207. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
208. Jeff Mullins 3023
209. Carmelo Anthony 3013
  Gary Grant 3013
211. Bob Lanier* 3007
212. Lionel Hollins 3006
213. Goran Dragic 3001
214. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
216. Brandon Jennings 2996
217. Doug Christie 2992
218. Rolando Blackman 2981
219. Freddie Lewis 2979
220. Jrue Holiday 2976
221. Anthony Mason 2963
222. Tom Gola* 2962
223. Kendall Gill 2945
224. Howard Komives 2941
225. Antonio Daniels 2934
226. Bob Weiss 2931
227. Steve Smith 2922
228. Vernon Maxwell 2912
229. Dave Cowens* 2910
230. Gilbert Arenas 2909
231. K.C. Jones* 2908
232. Dan Issel* 2907
233. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
235. Mark Aguirre 2871
236. Chuck Williams 2869
237. Bernard King* 2863
238. Hersey Hawkins 2860
239. Jim Jackson 2851
240. Bob Dandridge 2846
241. Dana Barros 2837
242. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
243. Adrian Dantley* 2830
244. Beno Udrih 2818
245. Eddie Jones 2812
246. Kevin Loughery 2803
247. George Gervin* 2798
248. Sidney Moncrief 2793
249. James Worthy* 2791
250. Josh Smith 2789

NBA

NBA Table
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 8524
10. Chris Paul 8042
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. Maurice Cheeks 7392
13. LeBron James 7288
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Bob Cousy* 6955
18. Guy Rodgers* 6917
19. Deron Williams 6733
20. Muggsy Bogues 6726
21. Kevin Johnson 6711
22. Derek Harper 6577
23. Tony Parker 6560
24. Tiny Archibald* 6476
25. Stephon Marbury 6471
26. John Lucas 6454
27. Reggie Theus 6453
28. Norm Nixon 6386
29. Kobe Bryant 6306
30. Jerry West* 6238
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. Rajon Rondo 5935
38. Avery Johnson 5846
39. Nick Van Exel 5777
40. Larry Bird* 5695
41. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
42. Chauncey Billups 5636
43. Michael Jordan* 5633
44. Allen Iverson* 5624
45. Mike Bibby 5517
46. Dennis Johnson* 5499
47. Kevin Garnett 5445
48. Dave Bing* 5397
49. Damon Stoudamire 5371
50. Jason Terry 5323
51. Kevin Porter 5314
52. Jeff Hornacek 5281
53. Karl Malone* 5248
54. Rickey Green 5221
55. Norm Van Lier 5217
56. Kenny Anderson 5196
57. Sleepy Floyd 5175
58. Dwyane Wade 5132
59. Russell Westbrook 5047
60. Walt Frazier* 5040
61. Nate McMillan 4893
62. Doc Rivers 4889
63. Jose Calderon 4879
64. Joe Johnson 4871
65. Mark Price 4863
66. Gail Goodrich* 4805
67. Raymond Felton 4800
68. Brad Davis 4709
69. Paul Pierce 4700
70. Fat Lever 4696
71. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
72. Joe Dumars* 4612
73. Jason Williams 4611
74. Gus Williams 4597
75. Hal Greer* 4540
76. Sherman Douglas 4536
77. Randy Smith 4487
78. Brevin Knight 4481
79. Vince Carter 4468
80. Terrell Brandon 4407
81. Calvin Murphy* 4402
82. Ray Allen 4361
83. John Wall 4356
84. Alex English* 4351
85. Spud Webb 4342
86. Jay Humphries 4339
87. Andre Iguodala 4321
88. Vern Fleming 4293
89. Grant Hill 4252
90. Kirk Hinrich 4245
  Eric Snow 4245
92. Jameer Nelson 4234
93. Tim Duncan 4225
94. Charles Barkley* 4215
95. Richie Guerin* 4211
96. Michael Adams 4209
97. Dick McGuire* 4205
98. Danny Ainge 4199
99. Rory Sparrow 4192
100. Pooh Richardson 4180
101. Tracy McGrady 4161
102. David Wesley 4159
103. Reggie Miller* 4141
104. Bill Russell* 4100
105. Jo Jo White* 4095
106. Kyle Lowry 4092
107. Jamal Crawford 4077
108. Kenny Smith 4073
109. Rick Barry* 4017
110. Alvan Adams 4012
111. Mo Williams 3990
112. John Bagley 3980
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
  Mike Conley 3871
121. Johnny Moore 3866
122. Detlef Schrempf 3833
123. Wes Unseld* 3822
124. Derek Fisher 3804
125. Monta Ellis 3788
126. Manu Ginobili 3780
127. Ray Williams 3779
128. Andy Phillip* 3759
129. Sam Lacey 3754
130. Stephen Curry 3749
131. Paul Pressey 3715
132. Luke Ridnour 3713
133. Larry Drew 3702
134. Michael Cooper 3666
135. Latrell Sprewell 3664
136. Elgin Baylor* 3650
137. Boris Diaw 3620
138. Sedale Threatt 3613
139. Jarrett Jack 3599
140. Earl Monroe* 3594
141. Pau Gasol 3593
142. Paul Westphal 3591
143. Pete Maravich* 3563
144. Walt Hazzard 3555
145. Lamar Odom 3554
146. Vlade Divac 3541
147. Devin Harris 3529
148. Jalen Rose 3527
149. Chris Webber 3526
150. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
152. Archie Clark 3498
153. Jack Sikma 3488
154. Steve Francis 3473
155. Dirk Nowitzki 3465
156. Chris Mullin* 3450
157. Steve Blake 3446
158. Eddie Johnson 3436
159. Mitch Richmond* 3398
160. Darrell Armstrong 3394
161. Johnny Davis 3368
162. Mike Newlin 3364
163. Allen Leavell 3339
164. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
165. World B. Free 3319
166. Bimbo Coles 3313
167. James Harden 3288
168. John Johnson 3285
169. Darrell Walker 3276
170. Michael Finley 3245
171. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
172. Julius Erving* 3224
173. Ty Lawson 3217
  Charles Oakley 3217
175. Larry Costello 3215
176. Vinnie Johnson 3212
177. Rafer Alston 3202
178. Lucius Allen 3174
179. Antoine Walker 3170
180. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
182. Jeff Teague 3143
183. Gerald Henderson 3141
184. Tom Henderson 3136
185. Richard Hamilton 3125
186. Toni Kukoc 3119
187. Quinn Buckner 3114
188. Foots Walker 3111
189. Clifford Robinson 3094
190. John Starks 3085
191. Phil Ford 3083
192. Darnell Valentine 3080
193. Dolph Schayes* 3072
194. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
195. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
196. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
197. Jeff Mullins 3023
198. Gary Grant 3013
  Carmelo Anthony 3013
200. Bob Lanier* 3007
201. Lionel Hollins 3006
202. Goran Dragic 3001
203. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
205. Brandon Jennings 2996
206. Doug Christie 2992
207. Rolando Blackman 2981
208. Jrue Holiday 2976
209. Anthony Mason 2963
210. Tom Gola* 2962
211. Kendall Gill 2945
212. Howard Komives 2941
213. Antonio Daniels 2934
214. Bob Weiss 2931
215. Steve Smith 2922
216. Don Buse 2920
217. Vernon Maxwell 2912
218. Dave Cowens* 2910
219. Gilbert Arenas 2909
220. K.C. Jones* 2908
221. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
223. Mark Aguirre 2871
224. Bernard King* 2863
225. Hersey Hawkins 2860
226. Jim Jackson 2851
227. Bob Dandridge 2846
228. Dana Barros 2837
229. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
230. Adrian Dantley* 2830
231. Beno Udrih 2818
232. Eddie Jones 2812
233. Kevin Loughery 2803
234. Sidney Moncrief 2793
235. James Worthy* 2791
236. Josh Smith 2789
237. Dick Snyder 2767
238. John Paxson 2758
239. Dan Majerle 2755
240. Ricky Rubio 2752
241. Rodney McCray 2750
242. Howard Eisley 2748
243. Derrick Rose 2735
244. Jerry Lucas* 2732
245. Ramon Sessions 2730
  Otis Thorpe 2730
247. Byron Scott 2729
  Dick Barnett 2729
249. Chris Ford 2719
250. Gerald Wilkins 2697

ABA

ABA Table
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. Willie Wise 1452
  Steve Jones 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. 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. 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. Jackie Moreland 505
  Willie Somerset 505
104. Mike Butler 504
  Connie Hawkins* 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. Joe Hamood 227
  Willard Sojourner 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. Jimmy Foster 190
  Spencer Haywood* 190
179. Joe DePre 185
180. Tom Hoover 181
  Kendall Rhine 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. Wali Jones 152
  Ben Warley 152
  Jim Jarvis 152
199. Jerry Harkness 150
200. Al Cueto 144
  Hal Hale 144
202. Riney Lochmann 143
203. Don Adams 142
  Fly Williams 142
  Mark Olberding 142
  Bobby Hooper 142
207. Moses Malone* 140
  Rich Niemann 140
209. Bob Lackey 137
210. Monte Towe 136
211. Tom Hagan 135
  David Vaughn 135
  Jim Hadnot 135
214. Tommie Bowens 134
215. Mike Flynn 133
216. Wilbert Robinson 132
  Barry Orms 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. 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. 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. Billy Schaeffer 94
  Larry Bunce 94
248. Roger Brown 93
249. Scott English 92
250. Errol Palmer 91
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