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. Rod Strickland 7987
11. Chris Paul 7688
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. LeBron James 6815
19. Muggsy Bogues 6726
20. Kevin Johnson 6711
21. Derek Harper 6577
22. Tiny Archibald* 6476
23. Stephon Marbury 6471
24. Deron Williams 6459
25. John Lucas 6454
26. Reggie Theus 6453
27. Norm Nixon 6386
28. Tony Parker 6349
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. 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. Rajon Rondo 5614
45. Mike Bibby 5517
46. Dennis Johnson* 5499
47. Kevin Garnett 5445
48. Dave Bing* 5397
49. Damon Stoudamire 5371
50. Kevin Porter 5314
51. Jeff Hornacek 5281
52. Jason Terry 5258
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. Walt Frazier* 5040
60. Rick Barry* 4952
61. Dwyane Wade 4944
62. Nate McMillan 4893
63. Doc Rivers 4889
64. Mark Price 4863
65. Jose Calderon 4829
66. Gail Goodrich* 4805
67. Joe Johnson 4774
68. Brad Davis 4709
69. Paul Pierce 4698
70. Fat Lever 4696
71. Louie Dampier* 4687
72. Raymond Felton 4650
73. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
74. Joe Dumars* 4612
75. Jason Williams 4611
76. Gus Williams 4597
77. Hal Greer* 4540
78. Sherman Douglas 4536
79. Randy Smith 4487
80. Brevin Knight 4481
81. Russell Westbrook 4453
82. Don Buse 4425
83. Terrell Brandon 4407
84. Calvin Murphy* 4402
85. Vince Carter 4377
86. Ray Allen 4361
87. Alex English* 4351
88. Spud Webb 4342
89. Jay Humphries 4339
90. Vern Fleming 4293
91. Grant Hill 4252
92. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
94. Tim Duncan 4225
95. Charles Barkley* 4215
96. Richie Guerin* 4211
97. Michael Adams 4209
98. Dick McGuire* 4205
99. Danny Ainge 4199
100. Rory Sparrow 4192
101. Pooh Richardson 4180
102. Tracy McGrady 4161
103. David Wesley 4159
104. Reggie Miller* 4141
105. Andre Iguodala 4134
106. Bill Russell* 4100
107. Jo Jo White* 4095
108. Kenny Smith 4073
109. Alvan Adams 4012
110. Mo Williams 3990
111. John Bagley 3980
112. Jameer Nelson 3944
113. Alvin Robertson 3929
114. Brian Shaw 3918
115. Ron Harper 3916
116. Jamal Crawford 3910
117. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
118. Scott Skiles 3881
119. Walter Davis 3878
120. Earl Watson 3871
121. Johnny Moore 3866
122. Ron Boone 3842
123. Detlef Schrempf 3833
124. Wes Unseld* 3822
125. Derek Fisher 3804
126. Ray Williams 3779
  John Wall 3779
128. Andy Phillip* 3759
129. Sam Lacey 3754
130. Paul Pressey 3715
131. Luke Ridnour 3713
132. Kyle Lowry 3706
133. Larry Drew 3702
134. Michael Cooper 3666
135. Latrell Sprewell 3664
136. Manu Ginobili 3655
137. Elgin Baylor* 3650
138. Monta Ellis 3620
139. Mack Calvin 3617
140. Sedale Threatt 3613
141. Jarrett Jack 3599
142. Earl Monroe* 3594
143. Paul Westphal 3591
144. Mike Conley 3578
145. Pete Maravich* 3563
146. Walt Hazzard 3555
147. Lamar Odom 3554
148. Vlade Divac 3541
149. Jalen Rose 3527
150. Chris Webber 3526
151. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
153. Charlie Scott 3515
154. Boris Diaw 3514
155. Archie Clark 3498
156. Jack Sikma 3488
157. Pau Gasol 3485
158. Steve Francis 3473
159. Devin Harris 3459
160. Chris Mullin* 3450
161. Steve Blake 3446
162. Eddie Johnson 3436
163. Dirk Nowitzki 3414
164. Mitch Richmond* 3398
165. Darrell Armstrong 3394
166. Stephen Curry 3393
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. John Johnson 3285
175. Darrell Walker 3276
176. Bill Melchionni 3247
177. Michael Finley 3245
178. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
179. Charles Oakley 3217
180. Larry Costello 3215
181. Vinnie Johnson 3212
182. Rafer Alston 3202
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. Ty Lawson 2982
213. Rolando Blackman 2981
214. Freddie Lewis 2979
215. Anthony Mason 2963
216. Tom Gola* 2962
217. Kendall Gill 2945
218. Howard Komives 2941
219. Antonio Daniels 2934
220. Bob Weiss 2931
221. Steve Smith 2922
222. Vernon Maxwell 2912
223. Dave Cowens* 2910
224. Gilbert Arenas 2909
225. K.C. Jones* 2908
226. Dan Issel* 2907
227. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 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. Carmelo Anthony 2844
236. Dana Barros 2837
237. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
238. Adrian Dantley* 2830
239. Eddie Jones 2812
240. Kevin Loughery 2803
241. George Gervin* 2798
242. Sidney Moncrief 2793
243. James Worthy* 2791
244. Josh Smith 2789
245. Dick Snyder 2767
246. John Paxson 2758
247. Dan Majerle 2755
248. Rodney McCray 2750
249. Howard Eisley 2748
250. Jerry Lucas* 2732

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. Rod Strickland 7987
11. Chris Paul 7688
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. LeBron James 6815
19. Muggsy Bogues 6726
20. Kevin Johnson 6711
21. Derek Harper 6577
22. Tiny Archibald* 6476
23. Stephon Marbury 6471
24. Deron Williams 6459
25. John Lucas 6454
26. Reggie Theus 6453
27. Norm Nixon 6386
28. Tony Parker 6349
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. 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. Rajon Rondo 5614
45. Mike Bibby 5517
46. Dennis Johnson* 5499
47. Kevin Garnett 5445
48. Dave Bing* 5397
49. Damon Stoudamire 5371
50. Kevin Porter 5314
51. Jeff Hornacek 5281
52. Jason Terry 5258
53. Karl Malone* 5248
54. Rickey Green 5221
55. Norm Van Lier 5217
56. Kenny Anderson 5196
57. Sleepy Floyd 5175
58. Walt Frazier* 5040
59. Dwyane Wade 4944
60. Nate McMillan 4893
61. Doc Rivers 4889
62. Mark Price 4863
63. Jose Calderon 4829
64. Gail Goodrich* 4805
65. Joe Johnson 4774
66. Brad Davis 4709
67. Paul Pierce 4698
68. Fat Lever 4696
69. Raymond Felton 4650
70. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
71. Joe Dumars* 4612
72. Jason Williams 4611
73. Gus Williams 4597
74. Hal Greer* 4540
75. Sherman Douglas 4536
76. Randy Smith 4487
77. Brevin Knight 4481
78. Russell Westbrook 4453
79. Terrell Brandon 4407
80. Calvin Murphy* 4402
81. Vince Carter 4377
82. Ray Allen 4361
83. Alex English* 4351
84. Spud Webb 4342
85. Jay Humphries 4339
86. Vern Fleming 4293
87. Grant Hill 4252
88. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
90. Tim Duncan 4225
91. Charles Barkley* 4215
92. Richie Guerin* 4211
93. Michael Adams 4209
94. Dick McGuire* 4205
95. Danny Ainge 4199
96. Rory Sparrow 4192
97. Pooh Richardson 4180
98. Tracy McGrady 4161
99. David Wesley 4159
100. Reggie Miller* 4141
101. Andre Iguodala 4134
102. Bill Russell* 4100
103. Jo Jo White* 4095
104. Kenny Smith 4073
105. Rick Barry* 4017
106. Alvan Adams 4012
107. Mo Williams 3990
108. John Bagley 3980
109. Jameer Nelson 3944
110. Alvin Robertson 3929
111. Brian Shaw 3918
112. Ron Harper 3916
113. Jamal Crawford 3910
114. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
115. Scott Skiles 3881
116. Walter Davis 3878
117. Earl Watson 3871
118. Johnny Moore 3866
119. Detlef Schrempf 3833
120. Wes Unseld* 3822
121. Derek Fisher 3804
122. Ray Williams 3779
  John Wall 3779
124. Andy Phillip* 3759
125. Sam Lacey 3754
126. Paul Pressey 3715
127. Luke Ridnour 3713
128. Kyle Lowry 3706
129. Larry Drew 3702
130. Michael Cooper 3666
131. Latrell Sprewell 3664
132. Manu Ginobili 3655
133. Elgin Baylor* 3650
134. Monta Ellis 3620
135. Sedale Threatt 3613
136. Jarrett Jack 3599
137. Earl Monroe* 3594
138. Paul Westphal 3591
139. Mike Conley 3578
140. Pete Maravich* 3563
141. Walt Hazzard 3555
142. Lamar Odom 3554
143. Vlade Divac 3541
144. Jalen Rose 3527
145. Chris Webber 3526
146. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
148. Boris Diaw 3514
149. Archie Clark 3498
150. Jack Sikma 3488
151. Pau Gasol 3485
152. Steve Francis 3473
153. Devin Harris 3459
154. Chris Mullin* 3450
155. Steve Blake 3446
156. Eddie Johnson 3436
157. Dirk Nowitzki 3414
158. Mitch Richmond* 3398
159. Darrell Armstrong 3394
160. Stephen Curry 3393
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. John Johnson 3285
168. Darrell Walker 3276
169. Michael Finley 3245
170. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
171. Julius Erving* 3224
172. Charles Oakley 3217
173. Larry Costello 3215
174. Vinnie Johnson 3212
175. Rafer Alston 3202
176. Lucius Allen 3174
177. Antoine Walker 3170
178. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 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. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
200. Doug Christie 2992
201. Ty Lawson 2982
202. Rolando Blackman 2981
203. Anthony Mason 2963
204. Tom Gola* 2962
205. Kendall Gill 2945
206. Howard Komives 2941
207. Antonio Daniels 2934
208. Bob Weiss 2931
209. Steve Smith 2922
210. Don Buse 2920
211. Vernon Maxwell 2912
212. Dave Cowens* 2910
213. Gilbert Arenas 2909
214. K.C. Jones* 2908
215. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
217. Mark Aguirre 2871
218. Bernard King* 2863
219. Hersey Hawkins 2860
220. Jim Jackson 2851
221. Bob Dandridge 2846
222. Carmelo Anthony 2844
223. Dana Barros 2837
224. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
225. Adrian Dantley* 2830
226. Eddie Jones 2812
227. Kevin Loughery 2803
228. Sidney Moncrief 2793
229. James Worthy* 2791
230. Josh Smith 2789
231. Dick Snyder 2767
232. John Paxson 2758
233. Dan Majerle 2755
234. Rodney McCray 2750
235. Howard Eisley 2748
236. Jerry Lucas* 2732
237. Otis Thorpe 2730
238. Byron Scott 2729
  Dick Barnett 2729
240. Beno Udrih 2727
241. Chris Ford 2719
242. Brandon Jennings 2712
243. Gerald Wilkins 2697
244. Charlie Scott 2696
245. Goran Dragic 2692
246. Chris Duhon 2690
247. Slick Watts 2678
248. Dominique Wilkins* 2677
  Mickey Johnson 2677
250. Brian Winters 2674

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Spencer Haywood* 190
  Jimmy Foster 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. 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
  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. David Vaughn 135
  Tom Hagan 135
  Jim Hadnot 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. 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. Bill Bunting 95
  Keith Swagerty 95
246. Billy Schaeffer 94
  Larry Bunce 94
248. Roger Brown 93
249. Scott English 92
250. Errol Palmer 91
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