NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Assists Per Game

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player APG
1. Magic Johnson* 12.35
2. John Stockton* 10.10
3. Chris Paul 9.45
4. Rajon Rondo 9.07
5. Oscar Robertson* 8.94
6. Kevin Johnson 8.90
7. Isiah Thomas* 8.89
8. Steve Nash 8.84
9. Bob Cousy* 8.60
10. Johnny Moore 8.39
11. Norm Nixon 8.02
12. Jason Kidd 7.99
13. Deron Williams 7.87
14. Russell Westbrook 7.82
15. Rod Strickland 7.50
16. Derrick Rose 7.10
17. Mark Price 6.96
18. Maurice Cheeks 6.93
19. Mark Jackson 6.91
20. Tim Hardaway 6.82
21. LeBron James 6.82
22. Larry Brown* 6.81
23. Darnell Valentine 6.81
24. Mike Conley 6.73
25. Mookie Blaylock 6.61
26. Stephen Curry 6.60
27. Tiny Archibald* 6.51
28. Larry Bird* 6.48
29. Walt Frazier* 6.44
30. Jerry West* 6.34
31. Avery Johnson 6.24
32. Baron Davis 6.22
33. Guy Rodgers* 6.22
34. Fat Lever 6.19
35. Norm Van Lier 6.16
36. Anfernee Hardaway 6.16
37. Clyde Drexler* 6.14
38. Sleepy Floyd 6.08
39. Allen Iverson* 5.99
40. Louie Dampier* 5.95
41. Doc Rivers 5.91
42. Lenny Wilkens* 5.81
43. Kevin Porter 5.79
44. Damian Lillard 5.71
45. Michael Jordan* 5.71
46. Chauncey Billups 5.69
47. Jo Jo White* 5.65
48. Paul Pressey 5.60
49. Dennis Johnson* 5.59
50. Dick McGuire* 5.56
51. Tom Henderson 5.39
52. Rory Sparrow 5.37
53. Rickey Green 5.35
54. Derek Harper 5.29
55. Gary Payton* 5.27
56. Tony Parker 5.16
57. Nate McMillan 5.15
58. Richie Guerin* 5.10
59. Spud Webb 5.08
60. Jamaal Tinsley 5.07
61. Ray Williams 5.05
62. Scottie Pippen* 5.04
63. Terry Porter 5.03
64. Tracy McGrady* 4.98
65. Sam Lacey 4.97
66. Dwyane Wade 4.95
67. James Harden 4.91
68. Johnny McCarthy 4.89
69. John Lucas 4.87
70. Slick Leonard* 4.85
71. John Havlicek* 4.80
72. Jeff Teague 4.79
73. Charlie Scott 4.78
74. Gus Williams 4.74
75. Kobe Bryant 4.73
76. Draymond Green 4.72
77. Brian Winters 4.68
78. Kyle Lowry 4.68
79. Bill Russell* 4.67
80. Jameer Nelson 4.64
81. George King 4.62
82. Tom Gola* 4.59
83. Ron Boone 4.58
84. Joe Dumars* 4.57
  Larry Jones 4.57
86. Stephon Marbury 4.56
87. Jay Humphries 4.56
  James Silas 4.56
89. John Roche 4.56
90. Jeffrey Congdon 4.54
91. Nick Van Exel 4.50
92. Andrew Toney 4.49
93. Kenny Smith 4.49
94. Connie Hawkins* 4.48
95. Rodney McCray 4.48
96. Mack Calvin 4.47
97. Lionel Hollins 4.47
98. Julius Erving* 4.45
99. Lewis Lloyd 4.44
100. Damon Stoudamire 4.40
101. Chris Childs 4.37
102. Ty Lawson 4.35
103. Sam Cassell 4.35
104. Rick Barry* 4.34
105. Bill Melchionni 4.33
106. Alex English* 4.31
107. Mike Gale 4.30
108. Dave Bing* 4.29
109. Terrell Brandon 4.29
110. Hal Greer* 4.27
111. Bob Davies* 4.26
112. Andre Iguodala 4.26
113. Robert Reid 4.24
114. Dennis Schroder 4.24
115. Kyrie Irving 4.21
116. Wilt Chamberlain* 4.21
117. Freddie Lewis 4.20
118. Larry Costello 4.19
119. Michael Cooper 4.18
120. Archie Clark 4.18
121. Calvin Murphy* 4.18
122. Walt Hazzard 4.17
123. Jimmy Jones 4.17
124. Gail Goodrich* 4.16
125. Jack McMahon 4.14
126. Gene Shue 4.12
127. Andre Miller 4.12
128. Ralph Simpson 4.11
129. Chuck Williams 4.11
130. Alvan Adams 4.10
131. John Starks 4.09
132. Mervin Jackson 4.09
133. Eddie Johnson 4.05
134. Haywoode Workman 4.05
135. Elgin Baylor* 4.04
136. Bradley Beal 4.04
137. Ricky Sobers 4.03
138. Si Green 4.02
139. Mike Bibby 4.00
  Walter Davis 4.00
141. Paul George 3.98
142. Blake Griffin 3.94
143. Al Cervi* 3.93
144. Charles Barkley* 3.92
145. Kirk Hinrich 3.90
146. Paul Seymour 3.89
147. George McGinnis* 3.88
148. Kyle Macy 3.86
149. Manu Ginobili 3.86
150. Slater Martin* 3.85
151. Wes Unseld* 3.81
152. Gilbert Arenas 3.81
153. Doug Christie 3.78
154. Raymond Felton 3.77
  K.C. Jones* 3.77
156. Bucky Bockhorn 3.77
  Pete Maravich* 3.77
158. John Johnson 3.77
159. Kenny Anderson 3.75
  Jeff Hornacek 3.75
161. Dave Cowens* 3.74
162. David Wesley 3.73
163. Bob Dandridge 3.72
164. Brad Davis 3.71
165. Andy Phillip* 3.70
166. Jimmy O'Brien 3.70
167. Kevin Durant 3.70
168. Roger Brown* 3.68
169. Maurice McHartley 3.68
170. Charlie Ward 3.67
  Marques Johnson 3.67
172. Johnny Davis 3.65
173. Chris Webber 3.64
174. Frank Selvy 3.63
175. J.J. Barea 3.63
176. Eric Snow 3.62
177. Reggie Jackson 3.62
178. Dee Brown 3.61
179. Sedale Threatt 3.60
180. Jim Pollard* 3.60
181. Brian Taylor 3.59
182. Richard Hamilton 3.59
183. Grant Hill 3.59
184. Bob Gross 3.56
185. Billy Cunningham* 3.56
186. Bobby Wanzer* 3.53
187. Bill Keller 3.52
188. Tom Boerwinkle 3.51
189. Bob Lanier* 3.51
190. David Thompson* 3.50
191. Doug Collins 3.47
192. Art Williams 3.46
193. Marc Gasol 3.46
194. Gerald Wilkins 3.45
195. Cliff Hagan* 3.45
196. Charles Dudley 3.44
197. Jack Coleman 3.43
198. Paul Pierce 3.41
199. Sidney Moncrief 3.41
200. Latrell Sprewell 3.40
201. Danny Ainge 3.40
202. Don Buse 3.38
203. Vernon Maxwell 3.37
204. Vince Carter 3.35
205. Brad Daugherty 3.34
206. Al Attles 3.32
207. Rodney Stuckey 3.32
208. Joe Johnson 3.32
209. Pau Gasol 3.31
210. Lucius Allen 3.30
211. Donnie Freeman 3.30
212. Paul Westphal 3.30
213. Jason Williams 3.30
214. Jim Cleamons 3.30
215. Kevin Garnett 3.29
216. Boris Diaw 3.29
217. Darwin Cook 3.28
218. DeMar DeRozan 3.24
219. Mario Chalmers 3.24
220. Lance Stephenson 3.24
221. James Worthy* 3.24
222. Al Horford 3.24
223. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.24
224. Anthony Carter 3.23
225. Allen Leavell 3.22
226. Earl Monroe* 3.22
227. Henry Bibby 3.21
228. Toni Kukoc 3.20
229. Warren Jabali 3.19
230. Jamal Mashburn 3.17
231. Ben Gordon 3.17
232. Karl Malone* 3.16
233. Aaron McKie 3.16
234. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.16
235. Rolando Blackman 3.14
236. Jeff Mullins 3.12
237. Johnny Egan 3.12
238. Bird Averitt 3.10
239. Bob Weiss 3.09
240. Fatty Taylor 3.09
241. Shaun Livingston 3.09
242. Jason Terry 3.08
243. Vern Fleming 3.08
244. Willie Wise 3.07
245. Rafer Alston 3.05
246. Tim Duncan 3.04
247. World B. Free 3.03
248. Randy Wittman 3.03
249. Herm Gilliam 3.00
  Goran Dragic 3.00

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player APG
1. Magic Johnson* 12.35
2. John Stockton* 10.10
3. Chris Paul 9.45
4. Rajon Rondo 9.07
5. Oscar Robertson* 8.94
6. Kevin Johnson 8.90
7. Isiah Thomas* 8.89
8. Steve Nash 8.84
9. Bob Cousy* 8.60
10. Johnny Moore 8.39
11. Norm Nixon 8.02
12. Jason Kidd 7.99
13. Deron Williams 7.87
14. Russell Westbrook 7.82
15. Rod Strickland 7.50
16. Derrick Rose 7.10
17. Mark Price 6.96
18. Maurice Cheeks 6.93
19. Mark Jackson 6.91
20. Tim Hardaway 6.82
21. LeBron James 6.82
22. Darnell Valentine 6.81
23. Mike Conley 6.73
24. Mookie Blaylock 6.61
25. Stephen Curry 6.60
26. Tiny Archibald* 6.51
27. Larry Bird* 6.48
28. Walt Frazier* 6.44
29. Jerry West* 6.34
30. Avery Johnson 6.24
31. Baron Davis 6.22
32. Guy Rodgers* 6.22
33. Fat Lever 6.19
34. Norm Van Lier 6.16
35. Anfernee Hardaway 6.16
36. Clyde Drexler* 6.14
37. Sleepy Floyd 6.08
38. Allen Iverson* 5.99
39. Doc Rivers 5.91
40. Lenny Wilkens* 5.81
41. Kevin Porter 5.79
42. Damian Lillard 5.71
43. Michael Jordan* 5.71
44. Chauncey Billups 5.69
45. Jo Jo White* 5.65
46. Paul Pressey 5.60
47. Dennis Johnson* 5.59
48. Dick McGuire* 5.56
49. Tom Henderson 5.39
50. Rory Sparrow 5.37
51. Rickey Green 5.35
52. Derek Harper 5.29
53. Gary Payton* 5.27
54. Tony Parker 5.16
55. Nate McMillan 5.15
56. Richie Guerin* 5.10
57. Spud Webb 5.08
58. Jamaal Tinsley 5.07
59. Ray Williams 5.05
60. Scottie Pippen* 5.04
61. Terry Porter 5.03
62. Tracy McGrady* 4.98
63. Sam Lacey 4.97
64. Dwyane Wade 4.95
65. James Harden 4.91
66. Johnny McCarthy 4.89
67. John Lucas 4.87
68. Slick Leonard* 4.85
69. John Havlicek* 4.80
70. Jeff Teague 4.79
71. Gus Williams 4.74
72. Kobe Bryant 4.73
73. Draymond Green 4.72
74. Brian Winters 4.68
75. Kyle Lowry 4.68
76. Bill Russell* 4.67
77. Jameer Nelson 4.64
78. George King 4.62
79. Rick Barry* 4.59
80. Tom Gola* 4.59
81. Joe Dumars* 4.57
82. Stephon Marbury 4.56
83. Jay Humphries 4.56
84. Nick Van Exel 4.50
85. Andrew Toney 4.49
86. Kenny Smith 4.49
87. Rodney McCray 4.48
88. Lionel Hollins 4.47
89. Lewis Lloyd 4.44
90. Damon Stoudamire 4.40
91. Chris Childs 4.37
92. Mike Gale 4.36
93. Ty Lawson 4.35
94. Sam Cassell 4.35
95. Alex English* 4.31
96. Dave Bing* 4.29
97. Terrell Brandon 4.29
98. Hal Greer* 4.27
99. Bob Davies* 4.26
100. Andre Iguodala 4.26
101. Robert Reid 4.24
102. Dennis Schroder 4.24
103. Julius Erving* 4.21
104. Kyrie Irving 4.21
105. Wilt Chamberlain* 4.21
106. Larry Costello 4.19
107. Michael Cooper 4.18
108. Archie Clark 4.18
109. Calvin Murphy* 4.18
110. Walt Hazzard 4.17
111. Gail Goodrich* 4.16
112. Jack McMahon 4.14
113. Gene Shue 4.12
114. Andre Miller 4.12
115. Alvan Adams 4.10
116. John Starks 4.09
117. Eddie Johnson 4.05
118. Haywoode Workman 4.05
119. Elgin Baylor* 4.04
120. Bradley Beal 4.04
121. Ricky Sobers 4.03
122. Charlie Scott 4.03
123. Si Green 4.02
124. Mike Bibby 4.00
  Walter Davis 4.00
126. Paul George 3.98
127. Blake Griffin 3.94
128. Al Cervi* 3.93
129. Charles Barkley* 3.92
130. Kirk Hinrich 3.90
131. Paul Seymour 3.89
132. Kyle Macy 3.86
133. Manu Ginobili 3.86
134. Slater Martin* 3.85
135. Wes Unseld* 3.81
136. Gilbert Arenas 3.81
137. Doug Christie 3.78
138. K.C. Jones* 3.77
  Raymond Felton 3.77
140. Pete Maravich* 3.77
  Bucky Bockhorn 3.77
142. John Johnson 3.77
143. Kenny Anderson 3.75
  Jeff Hornacek 3.75
145. Dave Cowens* 3.74
146. David Thompson* 3.74
147. David Wesley 3.73
148. Bob Dandridge 3.72
149. Brad Davis 3.71
150. Andy Phillip* 3.70
151. Kevin Durant 3.70
152. Marques Johnson 3.67
  Charlie Ward 3.67
154. Johnny Davis 3.65
155. Chris Webber 3.64
156. Frank Selvy 3.63
157. J.J. Barea 3.63
158. Eric Snow 3.62
159. Reggie Jackson 3.62
160. Dee Brown 3.61
161. Sedale Threatt 3.60
162. Jim Pollard* 3.60
163. Richard Hamilton 3.59
164. Grant Hill 3.59
165. Don Buse 3.57
166. Bob Gross 3.56
167. Bobby Wanzer* 3.53
168. James Silas 3.52
169. Tom Boerwinkle 3.51
170. Bob Lanier* 3.51
171. George McGinnis* 3.47
172. Doug Collins 3.47
173. Art Williams 3.46
174. Marc Gasol 3.46
175. Gerald Wilkins 3.45
176. Charles Dudley 3.44
177. Jack Coleman 3.43
178. Paul Pierce 3.41
179. Sidney Moncrief 3.41
180. Latrell Sprewell 3.40
181. Danny Ainge 3.40
182. Cliff Hagan* 3.39
183. Vernon Maxwell 3.37
184. Vince Carter 3.35
185. Brad Daugherty 3.34
186. Al Attles 3.32
187. Rodney Stuckey 3.32
188. Joe Johnson 3.32
189. Pau Gasol 3.31
190. Lucius Allen 3.30
191. Paul Westphal 3.30
192. Jason Williams 3.30
193. Jim Cleamons 3.30
194. Kevin Garnett 3.29
195. Boris Diaw 3.29
196. Darwin Cook 3.28
197. DeMar DeRozan 3.24
198. Mario Chalmers 3.24
199. Lance Stephenson 3.24
200. James Worthy* 3.24
201. Al Horford 3.24
202. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.24
203. Anthony Carter 3.23
204. Allen Leavell 3.22
205. Earl Monroe* 3.22
206. Henry Bibby 3.21
207. Billy Cunningham* 3.21
208. Toni Kukoc 3.20
209. Jamal Mashburn 3.17
210. Ben Gordon 3.17
211. Karl Malone* 3.16
212. Aaron McKie 3.16
213. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.16
214. George Gervin* 3.15
215. Rolando Blackman 3.14
216. Jeff Mullins 3.12
217. Johnny Egan 3.12
218. Bob Weiss 3.09
219. Shaun Livingston 3.09
220. Jason Terry 3.08
221. Vern Fleming 3.08
222. Rafer Alston 3.05
223. Tim Duncan 3.04
224. World B. Free 3.03
225. Randy Wittman 3.03
226. Herm Gilliam 3.00
  Goran Dragic 3.00
228. Monta Ellis 2.97
229. Jerry Lucas* 2.97
230. Otis Birdsong 2.97
231. Chuck Noble 2.97
232. Hot Rod Hundley 2.96
233. Bill Walton* 2.96
234. Walt Bellamy* 2.96
235. Brian Shaw 2.95
236. Ron Williams 2.94
237. Ed Macauley* 2.94
238. Craig Ehlo 2.92
239. Phil Smith 2.92
240. Darren Collison 2.90
241. Mike Dunleavy 2.90
242. Wali Jones 2.89
243. Ernie Grunfeld 2.88
244. Antonio Daniels 2.88
245. Ralph Sampson* 2.87
246. Jalen Rose 2.86
247. Antoine Walker 2.86
248. Delonte West 2.84
249. Larry Hughes 2.84
250. Arnie Johnson 2.83
  Paul Neumann 2.83

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player APG
1. Larry Brown* 6.81
2. Louie Dampier* 6.56
3. Mack Calvin 5.30
4. Larry Jones 5.27
5. Julius Erving* 5.15
6. Bill Melchionni 5.04
7. Ron Boone 4.88
8. Ralph Simpson 4.87
9. Jimmy Jones 4.79
10. John Roche 4.56
11. Jeffrey Congdon 4.54
12. Freddie Lewis 4.32
13. Mike Gale 4.26
14. Chuck Williams 4.11
15. Mervin Jackson 4.09
16. George McGinnis* 4.09
17. Rick Barry* 3.74
18. Bobby Jones 3.73
19. Jimmy O'Brien 3.70
20. Roger Brown* 3.68
21. Maurice McHartley 3.68
22. Brian Taylor 3.59
23. Bill Keller 3.52
24. Tom Thacker 3.50
25. Donnie Freeman 3.30
26. Willie Wise 3.29
27. Ted McClain 3.26
28. Don Buse 3.24
29. Warren Jabali 3.19
30. Artis Gilmore* 3.19
31. Fatty Taylor 3.15
32. Bird Averitt 3.10
33. Darel Carrier 2.91
34. Gerald Govan 2.88
35. Glen Combs 2.82
36. Wil Jones 2.79
37. Walter Simon 2.75
38. Mike Pratt 2.72
39. Doug Moe 2.67
40. Bob Warren 2.63
41. John Williamson 2.62
42. Jackie Moreland 2.50
43. Trooper Washington 2.44
44. Lonnie Wright 2.36
45. Oliver Taylor 2.35
46. Kevin Joyce 2.35
47. Rich Jones 2.28
48. George Gervin* 2.16
49. Billy Paultz 2.05
50. George Stone 2.03
51. Cincinnatus Powell 2.02
52. Charles Williams 2.00
  George Carter 2.00
54. Zelmo Beaty* 1.96
55. Dave Robisch 1.89
56. Gene Littles 1.86
57. Larry Kenon 1.77
58. Wendell Ladner 1.73
59. Les Hunter 1.71
60. Dan Issel* 1.70
61. Goose Ligon 1.65
62. Steve Jones 1.65
63. Rick Mount 1.63
64. Red Robbins 1.63
65. Ira Harge 1.56
66. Jim Eakins 1.56
67. Mel Daniels* 1.54
68. Andrew Anderson 1.50
69. Byron Beck 1.33
70. Tom Owens 1.29
71. John Beasley 1.22
72. Claude Terry 1.14
73. Gene Moore 1.11
74. Sam Smith 1.06
75. George Irvine 0.96
76. Darnell Hillman 0.86
77. Bob Netolicky 0.84
78. Ronald Thomas 0.74
79. Willard Sojourner 0.56
80. Arthur Becker 0.56
81. Johnny Baum 0.39

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