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 8170
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. LeBron James 7394
13. Maurice Cheeks 7392
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Bob Cousy* 6955
18. Guy Rodgers* 6917
19. Deron Williams 6783
20. Muggsy Bogues 6726
21. Kevin Johnson 6711
22. Tony Parker 6605
23. Derek Harper 6577
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. Rajon Rondo 6021
36. Mookie Blaylock 5972
37. Sam Cassell 5939
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 5346
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. Russell Westbrook 5188
58. Julius Erving* 5176
59. Sleepy Floyd 5175
60. Dwyane Wade 5165
61. Walt Frazier* 5040
62. Rick Barry* 4952
63. Joe Johnson 4893
  Nate McMillan 4893
65. Jose Calderon 4891
66. Doc Rivers 4889
67. Mark Price 4863
68. Raymond Felton 4826
69. Gail Goodrich* 4805
70. Brad Davis 4709
71. Paul Pierce 4705
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. John Wall 4543
79. Hal Greer* 4540
80. Sherman Douglas 4536
81. Vince Carter 4492
82. Randy Smith 4487
83. Brevin Knight 4481
84. Don Buse 4425
85. Terrell Brandon 4407
86. Calvin Murphy* 4402
87. Andre Iguodala 4366
88. Ray Allen 4361
89. Alex English* 4351
90. Spud Webb 4342
91. Jay Humphries 4339
92. Jameer Nelson 4306
93. Vern Fleming 4293
94. Grant Hill 4252
95. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
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. Jamal Crawford 4107
109. Bill Russell* 4100
110. Jo Jo White* 4095
111. Kyle Lowry 4092
112. Kenny Smith 4073
113. Alvan Adams 4012
114. Mo Williams 3990
115. John Bagley 3980
116. Mike Conley 3954
117. Alvin Robertson 3929
118. Brian Shaw 3918
119. Ron Harper 3916
120. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
121. Scott Skiles 3881
122. Walter Davis 3878
123. Earl Watson 3871
124. Johnny Moore 3866
125. Ron Boone 3842
  Stephen Curry 3842
127. Detlef Schrempf 3833
128. Monta Ellis 3828
129. Wes Unseld* 3822
130. Manu Ginobili 3821
131. Derek Fisher 3804
132. Ray Williams 3779
133. Andy Phillip* 3759
134. Sam Lacey 3754
135. Paul Pressey 3715
136. Luke Ridnour 3713
137. Larry Drew 3702
138. Michael Cooper 3666
139. Latrell Sprewell 3664
140. Boris Diaw 3652
141. Elgin Baylor* 3650
142. Pau Gasol 3618
143. Mack Calvin 3617
144. Sedale Threatt 3613
145. Jarrett Jack 3604
146. Earl Monroe* 3594
147. Paul Westphal 3591
148. Devin Harris 3573
149. Pete Maravich* 3563
150. Walt Hazzard 3555
151. Lamar Odom 3554
152. Vlade Divac 3541
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. Dirk Nowitzki 3484
161. Steve Francis 3473
162. Chris Mullin* 3450
163. Steve Blake 3446
164. Eddie Johnson 3436
165. James Harden 3434
166. Mitch Richmond* 3398
167. Darrell Armstrong 3394
168. Johnny Davis 3368
169. Mike Newlin 3364
170. Allen Leavell 3339
171. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
172. World B. Free 3319
173. Bimbo Coles 3313
174. Billy Cunningham* 3305
175. John Johnson 3285
176. Ty Lawson 3280
177. Darrell Walker 3276
178. Bill Melchionni 3247
179. Michael Finley 3245
180. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
181. Jeff Teague 3235
182. Charles Oakley 3217
183. Larry Costello 3215
184. Vinnie Johnson 3212
185. Rafer Alston 3202
186. Lucius Allen 3174
187. Antoine Walker 3170
188. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
190. Mike Gale 3146
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. Brandon Jennings 3074
203. Dolph Schayes* 3072
  Jrue Holiday 3072
205. Jimmy Jones 3069
206. Goran Dragic 3065
207. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
208. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
209. Artis Gilmore* 3050
210. Carmelo Anthony 3043
211. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
212. Jeff Mullins 3023
213. Gary Grant 3013
214. Bob Lanier* 3007
215. Lionel Hollins 3006
216. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
218. Doug Christie 2992
219. Rolando Blackman 2981
220. Freddie Lewis 2979
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. Ricky Rubio 2898
234. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
236. Mark Aguirre 2871
237. Chuck Williams 2869
238. Bernard King* 2863
239. Hersey Hawkins 2860
240. Jim Jackson 2851
241. Bob Dandridge 2846
242. Dana Barros 2837
243. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
244. Adrian Dantley* 2830
245. Beno Udrih 2820
246. Eddie Jones 2812
247. Kevin Loughery 2803
248. George Gervin* 2798
249. Sidney Moncrief 2793
  Derrick Rose 2793

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 8170
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. LeBron James 7394
13. Maurice Cheeks 7392
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Bob Cousy* 6955
18. Guy Rodgers* 6917
19. Deron Williams 6783
20. Muggsy Bogues 6726
21. Kevin Johnson 6711
22. Tony Parker 6605
23. Derek Harper 6577
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. Rajon Rondo 6021
36. Mookie Blaylock 5972
37. Sam Cassell 5939
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 5346
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. Russell Westbrook 5188
58. Sleepy Floyd 5175
59. Dwyane Wade 5165
60. Walt Frazier* 5040
61. Nate McMillan 4893
  Joe Johnson 4893
63. Jose Calderon 4891
64. Doc Rivers 4889
65. Mark Price 4863
66. Raymond Felton 4826
67. Gail Goodrich* 4805
68. Brad Davis 4709
69. Paul Pierce 4705
70. Fat Lever 4696
71. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
72. Joe Dumars* 4612
73. Jason Williams 4611
74. Gus Williams 4597
75. John Wall 4543
76. Hal Greer* 4540
77. Sherman Douglas 4536
78. Vince Carter 4492
79. Randy Smith 4487
80. Brevin Knight 4481
81. Terrell Brandon 4407
82. Calvin Murphy* 4402
83. Andre Iguodala 4366
84. Ray Allen 4361
85. Alex English* 4351
86. Spud Webb 4342
87. Jay Humphries 4339
88. Jameer Nelson 4306
89. Vern Fleming 4293
90. Grant Hill 4252
91. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
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. Jamal Crawford 4107
105. Bill Russell* 4100
106. Jo Jo White* 4095
107. Kyle Lowry 4092
108. Kenny Smith 4073
109. Rick Barry* 4017
110. Alvan Adams 4012
111. Mo Williams 3990
112. John Bagley 3980
113. Mike Conley 3954
114. Alvin Robertson 3929
115. Brian Shaw 3918
116. Ron Harper 3916
117. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
118. Scott Skiles 3881
119. Walter Davis 3878
120. Earl Watson 3871
121. Johnny Moore 3866
122. Stephen Curry 3842
123. Detlef Schrempf 3833
124. Monta Ellis 3828
125. Wes Unseld* 3822
126. Manu Ginobili 3821
127. Derek Fisher 3804
128. Ray Williams 3779
129. Andy Phillip* 3759
130. Sam Lacey 3754
131. Paul Pressey 3715
132. Luke Ridnour 3713
133. Larry Drew 3702
134. Michael Cooper 3666
135. Latrell Sprewell 3664
136. Boris Diaw 3652
137. Elgin Baylor* 3650
138. Pau Gasol 3618
139. Sedale Threatt 3613
140. Jarrett Jack 3604
141. Earl Monroe* 3594
142. Paul Westphal 3591
143. Devin Harris 3573
144. Pete Maravich* 3563
145. Walt Hazzard 3555
146. Lamar Odom 3554
147. Vlade Divac 3541
148. Jalen Rose 3527
149. Chris Webber 3526
150. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
152. Archie Clark 3498
153. Jack Sikma 3488
154. Dirk Nowitzki 3484
155. Steve Francis 3473
156. Chris Mullin* 3450
157. Steve Blake 3446
158. Eddie Johnson 3436
159. James Harden 3434
160. Mitch Richmond* 3398
161. Darrell Armstrong 3394
162. Johnny Davis 3368
163. Mike Newlin 3364
164. Allen Leavell 3339
165. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
166. World B. Free 3319
167. Bimbo Coles 3313
168. John Johnson 3285
169. Ty Lawson 3280
170. Darrell Walker 3276
171. Michael Finley 3245
172. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
173. Jeff Teague 3235
174. Julius Erving* 3224
175. Charles Oakley 3217
176. Larry Costello 3215
177. Vinnie Johnson 3212
178. Rafer Alston 3202
179. Lucius Allen 3174
180. Antoine Walker 3170
181. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
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. Brandon Jennings 3074
194. Dolph Schayes* 3072
  Jrue Holiday 3072
196. Goran Dragic 3065
197. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
198. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
199. Carmelo Anthony 3043
200. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
201. Jeff Mullins 3023
202. Gary Grant 3013
203. Bob Lanier* 3007
204. Lionel Hollins 3006
205. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
207. Doug Christie 2992
208. Rolando Blackman 2981
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. Ricky Rubio 2898
222. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
224. Mark Aguirre 2871
225. Bernard King* 2863
226. Hersey Hawkins 2860
227. Jim Jackson 2851
228. Bob Dandridge 2846
229. Dana Barros 2837
230. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
231. Adrian Dantley* 2830
232. Beno Udrih 2820
233. Eddie Jones 2812
234. Kevin Loughery 2803
235. Derrick Rose 2793
  Sidney Moncrief 2793
237. James Worthy* 2791
238. Josh Smith 2789
239. Dick Snyder 2767
240. John Paxson 2758
241. Dan Majerle 2755
242. Rodney McCray 2750
243. Howard Eisley 2748
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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