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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 8437
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. Chris Paul 6950
17. Guy Rodgers* 6917
18. Muggsy Bogues 6726
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. LeBron James 6301
27. Jerry West* 6238
28. Scottie Pippen* 6135
29. Clyde Drexler* 6125
30. Kobe Bryant 6122
31. John Havlicek* 6114
32. Deron Williams 6081
33. Baron Davis 6025
34. Mookie Blaylock 5972
35. Tony Parker 5970
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. Dave Bing* 5397
47. Kevin Garnett 5383
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 5155
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. Rajon Rondo 4775
65. Brad Davis 4709
66. Fat Lever 4696
67. Louie Dampier 4687
68. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
69. Paul Pierce 4627
70. Joe Dumars* 4612
71. Jason Williams 4611
72. Dwyane Wade 4600
73. Gus Williams 4597
74. Hal Greer* 4540
75. Sherman Douglas 4536
76. Jose Calderon 4530
77. Randy Smith 4487
78. Brevin Knight 4481
79. Joe Johnson 4456
80. Don Buse 4425
81. Terrell Brandon 4407
82. Calvin Murphy* 4402
83. Raymond Felton 4366
84. Ray Allen 4361
85. Alex English* 4351
86. Spud Webb 4342
87. Jay Humphries 4339
88. Vince Carter 4321
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. Kirk Hinrich 4172
100. Tracy McGrady 4161
101. David Wesley 4159
102. Reggie Miller* 4141
103. Bill Russell* 4100
104. Jo Jo White* 4095
105. Kenny Smith 4073
106. Tim Duncan 4062
107. Alvan Adams 4012
108. John Bagley 3980
109. Alvin Robertson 3929
110. Brian Shaw 3918
111. Ron Harper 3916
112. Andre Iguodala 3915
113. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
114. Mo Williams 3892
115. Scott Skiles 3881
116. Walter Davis 3878
117. Earl Watson 3871
118. Johnny Moore 3866
119. Ron Boone 3842
120. Detlef Schrempf 3833
121. Wes Unseld* 3822
122. Derek Fisher 3804
123. Ray Williams 3779
124. Andy Phillip* 3759
125. Jameer Nelson 3754
  Sam Lacey 3754
127. Jamal Crawford 3727
128. Paul Pressey 3715
129. Luke Ridnour 3713
130. Larry Drew 3702
131. Michael Cooper 3666
132. Latrell Sprewell 3664
133. Elgin Baylor* 3650
134. Russell Westbrook 3619
135. Mack Calvin 3617
136. Sedale Threatt 3613
137. Earl Monroe* 3594
138. Paul Westphal 3591
139. Pete Maravich* 3563
140. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 3555
141. Lamar Odom 3554
142. Vlade Divac 3541
143. Jalen Rose 3527
144. Chris Webber 3526
145. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
147. Charlie Scott 3515
148. Archie Clark 3498
149. Jack Sikma 3488
150. Manu Ginobili 3478
151. Steve Francis 3473
152. Chris Mullin* 3450
153. Eddie Johnson 3436
154. Mitch Richmond* 3398
155. Darrell Armstrong 3394
156. Johnny Davis 3368
157. Mike Newlin 3364
158. Jarrett Jack 3363
159. Devin Harris 3341
160. Allen Leavell 3339
161. Boris Diaw 3338
162. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
163. World B. Free 3319
164. Bimbo Coles 3313
165. Billy Cunningham* 3305
166. John Johnson 3285
167. Dirk Nowitzki 3282
168. Darrell Walker 3276
169. Bill Melchionni 3247
170. Steve Blake 3246
171. Michael Finley 3245
172. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
173. Monta Ellis 3237
174. Mike Conley 3236
175. Charles Oakley 3217
176. Larry Costello 3215
177. Vinnie Johnson 3212
  Kyle Lowry 3212
179. Rafer Alston 3202
180. Pau Gasol 3191
181. Lucius Allen 3174
182. Antoine Walker 3170
183. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
185. Mike Gale 3146
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. John Wall 2990
211. Rolando Blackman 2981
212. Freddie Lewis 2979
213. Anthony Mason 2963
214. Tom Gola* 2962
215. Kendall Gill 2945
216. Howard Komives 2941
217. Antonio Daniels 2934
218. Bob Weiss 2931
219. Steve Smith 2922
220. Vernon Maxwell 2912
221. Dave Cowens* 2910
222. Gilbert Arenas 2909
223. K.C. Jones* 2908
224. Dan Issel* 2907
225. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
227. Mark Aguirre 2871
228. Chuck Williams 2869
229. Stephen Curry 2866
230. Bernard King* 2863
231. Hersey Hawkins 2860
232. Jim Jackson 2851
233. Bob Dandridge 2846
234. Dana Barros 2837
235. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
236. Adrian Dantley* 2830
237. Eddie Jones 2812
238. Kevin Loughery 2803
239. George Gervin* 2798
240. Sidney Moncrief 2793
241. James Worthy* 2791
242. Dick Snyder 2767
243. John Paxson 2758
244. Dan Majerle 2755
245. Rodney McCray 2750
246. Howard Eisley 2748
247. Ty Lawson 2745
248. Jerry Lucas* 2732
249. Otis Thorpe 2730
250. Dick Barnett 2729
  Byron Scott 2729

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 8437
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. Chris Paul 6950
17. Guy Rodgers* 6917
18. Muggsy Bogues 6726
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. LeBron James 6301
27. Jerry West* 6238
28. Scottie Pippen* 6135
29. Clyde Drexler* 6125
30. Kobe Bryant 6122
31. John Havlicek* 6114
32. Deron Williams 6081
33. Baron Davis 6025
34. Mookie Blaylock 5972
35. Tony Parker 5970
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. Dave Bing* 5397
47. Kevin Garnett 5383
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 5155
57. Walt Frazier* 5040
58. Nate McMillan 4893
59. Doc Rivers 4889
60. Mark Price 4863
61. Gail Goodrich* 4805
62. Rajon Rondo 4775
63. Brad Davis 4709
64. Fat Lever 4696
65. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
66. Paul Pierce 4627
67. Joe Dumars* 4612
68. Jason Williams 4611
69. Dwyane Wade 4600
70. Gus Williams 4597
71. Hal Greer* 4540
72. Sherman Douglas 4536
73. Jose Calderon 4530
74. Randy Smith 4487
75. Brevin Knight 4481
76. Joe Johnson 4456
77. Terrell Brandon 4407
78. Calvin Murphy* 4402
79. Raymond Felton 4366
80. Ray Allen 4361
81. Alex English* 4351
82. Spud Webb 4342
83. Jay Humphries 4339
84. Vince Carter 4321
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. Kirk Hinrich 4172
96. Tracy McGrady 4161
97. David Wesley 4159
98. Reggie Miller* 4141
99. Bill Russell* 4100
100. Jo Jo White* 4095
101. Kenny Smith 4073
102. Tim Duncan 4062
103. Rick Barry* 4017
104. Alvan Adams 4012
105. John Bagley 3980
106. Alvin Robertson 3929
107. Brian Shaw 3918
108. Ron Harper 3916
109. Andre Iguodala 3915
110. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
111. Mo Williams 3892
112. Scott Skiles 3881
113. Walter Davis 3878
114. Earl Watson 3871
115. Johnny Moore 3866
116. Detlef Schrempf 3833
117. Wes Unseld* 3822
118. Derek Fisher 3804
119. Ray Williams 3779
120. Andy Phillip* 3759
121. Sam Lacey 3754
  Jameer Nelson 3754
123. Jamal Crawford 3727
124. Paul Pressey 3715
125. Luke Ridnour 3713
126. Larry Drew 3702
127. Michael Cooper 3666
128. Latrell Sprewell 3664
129. Elgin Baylor* 3650
130. Russell Westbrook 3619
131. Sedale Threatt 3613
132. Earl Monroe* 3594
133. Paul Westphal 3591
134. Pete Maravich* 3563
135. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 3555
136. Lamar Odom 3554
137. Vlade Divac 3541
138. Jalen Rose 3527
139. Chris Webber 3526
140. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
142. Archie Clark 3498
143. Jack Sikma 3488
144. Manu Ginobili 3478
145. Steve Francis 3473
146. Chris Mullin* 3450
147. Eddie Johnson 3436
148. Mitch Richmond* 3398
149. Darrell Armstrong 3394
150. Johnny Davis 3368
151. Mike Newlin 3364
152. Jarrett Jack 3363
153. Devin Harris 3341
154. Allen Leavell 3339
155. Boris Diaw 3338
156. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
157. World B. Free 3319
158. Bimbo Coles 3313
159. John Johnson 3285
160. Dirk Nowitzki 3282
161. Darrell Walker 3276
162. Steve Blake 3246
163. Michael Finley 3245
164. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
165. Monta Ellis 3237
166. Mike Conley 3236
167. Julius Erving* 3224
168. Charles Oakley 3217
169. Larry Costello 3215
170. Kyle Lowry 3212
  Vinnie Johnson 3212
172. Rafer Alston 3202
173. Pau Gasol 3191
174. Lucius Allen 3174
175. Antoine Walker 3170
176. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
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. John Wall 2990
200. Rolando Blackman 2981
201. Anthony Mason 2963
202. Tom Gola* 2962
203. Kendall Gill 2945
204. Howard Komives 2941
205. Antonio Daniels 2934
206. Bob Weiss 2931
207. Steve Smith 2922
208. Don Buse 2920
209. Vernon Maxwell 2912
210. Dave Cowens* 2910
211. Gilbert Arenas 2909
212. K.C. Jones* 2908
213. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
215. Mark Aguirre 2871
216. Stephen Curry 2866
217. Bernard King* 2863
218. Hersey Hawkins 2860
219. Jim Jackson 2851
220. Bob Dandridge 2846
221. Dana Barros 2837
222. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
223. Adrian Dantley* 2830
224. Eddie Jones 2812
225. Kevin Loughery 2803
226. Sidney Moncrief 2793
227. James Worthy* 2791
228. Dick Snyder 2767
229. John Paxson 2758
230. Dan Majerle 2755
231. Rodney McCray 2750
232. Howard Eisley 2748
233. Ty Lawson 2745
234. Jerry Lucas* 2732
235. Otis Thorpe 2730
236. Byron Scott 2729
  Dick Barnett 2729
238. Chris Ford 2719
239. Josh Smith 2699
240. Gerald Wilkins 2697
241. Charlie Scott 2696
242. Chris Duhon 2690
243. Slick Watts 2678
244. Mickey Johnson 2677
  Dominique Wilkins* 2677
246. Brian Winters 2674
247. Lester Conner 2669
248. Juwan Howard 2663
249. Rick Fox 2649
250. Chuck Person 2645

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. Billy Shepherd 657
  Julius Keye 657
84. Gene Moore 648
85. Maurice McHartley 641
  Lonnie Wright 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. 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. Larry Finch 301
  Barry Liebowitz 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. James 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. 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. Wali Jones 152
  Jim Jarvis 152
  Ben Warley 152
199. Jerry Harkness 150
200. Hal Hale 144
  Al Cueto 144
202. Riney Lochmann 143
203. Fly Williams 142
  Don Adams 142
  Bobby Hooper 142
  Mark Olberding 142
207. Moses Malone* 140
  Rich Niemann 140
209. Bob Lackey 137
210. Monte Towe 136
211. Tom Hagan 135
  Jim Hadnot 135
  David Vaughn 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. 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