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 9.41
4. Rajon Rondo 9.05
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. Deron Williams 8.22
12. Norm Nixon 8.02
13. Jason Kidd 7.99
14. Russell Westbrook 7.63
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. Larry Brown* 6.81
22. Darnell Valentine 6.81
23. LeBron James 6.77
24. Mike Conley 6.70
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. Damian Lillard 6.07
40. Allen Iverson* 5.99
41. Louie Dampier* 5.95
42. Doc Rivers 5.91
43. Lenny Wilkens* 5.81
44. Kevin Porter 5.79
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 5.22
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. Dwyane Wade 4.99
65. Tracy McGrady 4.98
66. Sam Lacey 4.97
67. Johnny McCarthy 4.89
68. John Lucas 4.87
69. Slick Leonard* 4.85
70. John Havlicek* 4.80
71. James Harden 4.78
72. Charlie Scott 4.78
73. Gus Williams 4.74
74. Kobe Bryant 4.73
75. Jeff Teague 4.69
76. Brian Winters 4.68
77. Bill Russell* 4.67
78. Jameer Nelson 4.64
79. George King 4.62
80. Kyle Lowry 4.61
81. Tom Gola* 4.59
82. Ron Boone 4.58
83. Joe Dumars* 4.57
  Larry Jones 4.57
85. Stephon Marbury 4.56
86. James Silas 4.56
  Jay Humphries 4.56
88. John Roche 4.56
89. Draymond Green 4.54
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
  Kyrie Irving 4.35
105. Rick Barry* 4.34
106. Bill Melchionni 4.33
107. Alex English* 4.31
108. Mike Gale 4.30
109. Dave Bing* 4.29
110. Terrell Brandon 4.29
111. Raymond Felton 4.28
112. Hal Greer* 4.27
113. Bob Davies* 4.26
114. Andre Iguodala 4.25
115. Robert Reid 4.24
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. Blake Griffin 4.04
136. Elgin Baylor* 4.04
137. Ricky Sobers 4.03
138. Si Green 4.02
139. Walter Davis 4.00
  Mike Bibby 4.00
141. Al Cervi* 3.93
142. Manu Ginobili 3.92
143. Charles Barkley* 3.92
144. Kirk Hinrich 3.90
145. Paul Seymour 3.89
146. George McGinnis 3.88
147. Kyle Macy 3.86
148. Slater Martin* 3.85
149. Wes Unseld* 3.81
150. Gilbert Arenas 3.81
151. Doug Christie 3.78
152. K.C. Jones* 3.77
153. Paul George 3.77
154. Bucky Bockhorn 3.77
  Pete Maravich* 3.77
156. John Johnson 3.77
157. Kenny Anderson 3.75
  Jeff Hornacek 3.75
159. Dave Cowens* 3.74
160. Kevin Durant 3.74
161. David Wesley 3.73
162. Bob Dandridge 3.72
163. Brad Davis 3.71
164. Andy Phillip* 3.70
165. Jimmy O'Brien 3.70
166. Roger Brown* 3.68
167. Maurice McHartley 3.68
168. Marques Johnson 3.67
  Charlie Ward 3.67
170. Johnny Davis 3.65
171. Chris Webber 3.64
172. Frank Selvy 3.63
173. J.J. Barea 3.63
174. Eric Snow 3.62
175. Reggie Jackson 3.62
176. Dee Brown 3.61
177. Sedale Threatt 3.60
178. Jim Pollard* 3.60
179. Brian Taylor 3.59
180. Richard Hamilton 3.59
181. Grant Hill 3.59
182. Bob Gross 3.56
183. Billy Cunningham* 3.56
184. Bobby Wanzer* 3.53
185. Bill Keller 3.52
186. Tom Boerwinkle 3.51
187. Paul Pierce 3.51
188. Bob Lanier* 3.51
189. David Thompson* 3.50
  Dennis Schroder 3.50
191. Vince Carter 3.49
192. Doug Collins 3.47
193. Art Williams 3.46
194. Gerald Wilkins 3.45
195. Cliff Hagan* 3.45
196. Charles Dudley 3.44
197. Jack Coleman 3.43
198. Pau Gasol 3.42
199. Sidney Moncrief 3.41
200. Latrell Sprewell 3.40
201. Danny Ainge 3.40
202. Don Buse 3.38
203. Marc Gasol 3.38
204. Vernon Maxwell 3.37
205. Joe Johnson 3.36
206. Brad Daugherty 3.34
207. Boris Diaw 3.33
208. Al Attles 3.32
209. Rodney Stuckey 3.32
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. DeMar DeRozan 3.29
217. Lance Stephenson 3.28
218. Darwin Cook 3.28
219. Mario Chalmers 3.24
220. James Worthy* 3.24
221. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.24
222. Anthony Carter 3.23
223. Allen Leavell 3.22
224. Earl Monroe* 3.22
225. Henry Bibby 3.21
226. Toni Kukoc 3.20
227. Jason Terry 3.20
228. Warren Jabali 3.19
229. Monta Ellis 3.18
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. Shaun Livingston 3.12
239. Bird Averitt 3.10
240. Bob Weiss 3.09
241. Fatty Taylor 3.09
242. Vern Fleming 3.08
243. Willie Wise 3.07
244. Rafer Alston 3.05
245. Tim Duncan 3.04
246. World B. Free 3.03
247. Randy Wittman 3.03
248. Goran Dragic 3.00
  Herm Gilliam 3.00
250. Al Horford 2.97

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player APG
1. Magic Johnson* 12.35
2. John Stockton* 10.10
3. Chris Paul 9.41
4. Rajon Rondo 9.05
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. Deron Williams 8.22
12. Norm Nixon 8.02
13. Jason Kidd 7.99
14. Russell Westbrook 7.63
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. Darnell Valentine 6.81
22. LeBron James 6.77
23. Mike Conley 6.70
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. Damian Lillard 6.07
39. Allen Iverson* 5.99
40. Doc Rivers 5.91
41. Lenny Wilkens* 5.81
42. Kevin Porter 5.79
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 5.22
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. Dwyane Wade 4.99
63. Tracy McGrady 4.98
64. Sam Lacey 4.97
65. Johnny McCarthy 4.89
66. John Lucas 4.87
67. Slick Leonard* 4.85
68. John Havlicek* 4.80
69. James Harden 4.78
70. Gus Williams 4.74
71. Kobe Bryant 4.73
72. Jeff Teague 4.69
73. Brian Winters 4.68
74. Bill Russell* 4.67
75. Jameer Nelson 4.64
76. George King 4.62
77. Kyle Lowry 4.61
78. Rick Barry* 4.59
79. Tom Gola* 4.59
80. Joe Dumars* 4.57
81. Stephon Marbury 4.56
82. Jay Humphries 4.56
83. Draymond Green 4.54
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
  Kyrie Irving 4.35
96. Alex English* 4.31
97. Dave Bing* 4.29
98. Terrell Brandon 4.29
99. Raymond Felton 4.28
100. Hal Greer* 4.27
101. Bob Davies* 4.26
102. Andre Iguodala 4.25
103. Robert Reid 4.24
104. Julius Erving* 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. Blake Griffin 4.04
120. Elgin Baylor* 4.04
121. Ricky Sobers 4.03
122. Charlie Scott 4.03
123. Si Green 4.02
124. Walter Davis 4.00
  Mike Bibby 4.00
126. Al Cervi* 3.93
127. Manu Ginobili 3.92
128. Charles Barkley* 3.92
129. Kirk Hinrich 3.90
130. Paul Seymour 3.89
131. Kyle Macy 3.86
132. Slater Martin* 3.85
133. Wes Unseld* 3.81
134. Gilbert Arenas 3.81
135. Doug Christie 3.78
136. K.C. Jones* 3.77
137. Paul George 3.77
138. Bucky Bockhorn 3.77
  Pete Maravich* 3.77
140. John Johnson 3.77
141. Jeff Hornacek 3.75
  Kenny Anderson 3.75
143. Dave Cowens* 3.74
144. David Thompson* 3.74
145. Kevin Durant 3.74
146. David Wesley 3.73
147. Bob Dandridge 3.72
148. Brad Davis 3.71
149. Andy Phillip* 3.70
150. Marques Johnson 3.67
  Charlie Ward 3.67
152. Johnny Davis 3.65
153. Chris Webber 3.64
154. Frank Selvy 3.63
155. J.J. Barea 3.63
156. Eric Snow 3.62
157. Reggie Jackson 3.62
158. Dee Brown 3.61
159. Sedale Threatt 3.60
160. Jim Pollard* 3.60
161. Richard Hamilton 3.59
162. Grant Hill 3.59
163. Don Buse 3.57
164. Bob Gross 3.56
165. Bobby Wanzer* 3.53
166. James Silas 3.52
167. Tom Boerwinkle 3.51
168. Paul Pierce 3.51
169. Bob Lanier* 3.51
170. Dennis Schroder 3.50
171. Vince Carter 3.49
172. George McGinnis 3.47
173. Doug Collins 3.47
174. Art Williams 3.46
175. Gerald Wilkins 3.45
176. Charles Dudley 3.44
177. Jack Coleman 3.43
178. Pau Gasol 3.42
179. Sidney Moncrief 3.41
180. Latrell Sprewell 3.40
181. Danny Ainge 3.40
182. Cliff Hagan* 3.39
183. Marc Gasol 3.38
184. Vernon Maxwell 3.37
185. Joe Johnson 3.36
186. Brad Daugherty 3.34
187. Boris Diaw 3.33
188. Al Attles 3.32
189. Rodney Stuckey 3.32
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. DeMar DeRozan 3.29
196. Lance Stephenson 3.28
197. Darwin Cook 3.28
198. Mario Chalmers 3.24
199. James Worthy* 3.24
200. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.24
201. Anthony Carter 3.23
202. Allen Leavell 3.22
203. Earl Monroe* 3.22
204. Henry Bibby 3.21
205. Billy Cunningham* 3.21
206. Toni Kukoc 3.20
207. Jason Terry 3.20
208. Monta Ellis 3.18
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. Shaun Livingston 3.12
219. Bob Weiss 3.09
220. Vern Fleming 3.08
221. Rafer Alston 3.05
222. Tim Duncan 3.04
223. World B. Free 3.03
224. Randy Wittman 3.03
225. Goran Dragic 3.00
  Herm Gilliam 3.00
227. Al Horford 2.97
228. Jerry Lucas* 2.97
229. Otis Birdsong 2.97
230. Chuck Noble 2.97
231. Hot Rod Hundley 2.96
232. Bill Walton* 2.96
233. Walt Bellamy* 2.96
234. Brian Shaw 2.95
235. Ron Williams 2.94
236. Ed Macauley* 2.94
237. Craig Ehlo 2.92
238. Phil Smith 2.92
239. Darren Collison 2.90
240. Mike Dunleavy 2.90
241. Wali Jones 2.89
242. Ernie Grunfeld 2.88
243. Antonio Daniels 2.88
244. Ralph Sampson* 2.87
245. Jalen Rose 2.86
246. Antoine Walker 2.86
247. Delonte West 2.84
248. Larry Hughes 2.84
249. Paul Neumann 2.83
  Arnie Johnson 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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