NBA & ABA Progressive Leaders and Records for Assists Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

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  Year-by-Year APG   Active APG   Career APG   Single Season APG
1946-47Ernie Calverley 3.42               Ernie Calverley 3.42
1947-48Ernie Calverley 2.53               Ernie Calverley 3.42
1948-49Bob Davies* 5.35               Bob Davies* 5.35
1949-50Andy Phillip* 5.80               Andy Phillip* 5.80
1950-51Andy Phillip* 6.27               Andy Phillip* 6.27
1951-52Andy Phillip* 8.17               Andy Phillip* 8.17
1952-53Bob Cousy* 7.70   George Senesky 3.46   George Senesky 3.46   Andy Phillip* 8.17
1953-54Bob Cousy* 7.19   Andy Phillip* 5.97   Andy Phillip* 5.97   Andy Phillip* 8.17
1954-55Bob Cousy* 7.85   Andy Phillip* 6.19   Andy Phillip* 6.19   Andy Phillip* 8.17
1955-56Bob Cousy* 8.92   Bob Cousy* 7.24   Bob Cousy* 7.24   Bob Cousy* 8.92
1956-57Bob Cousy* 7.47   Bob Cousy* 7.27   Bob Cousy* 7.27   Bob Cousy* 8.92
1957-58Bob Cousy* 7.12   Bob Cousy* 7.25   Bob Cousy* 7.25   Bob Cousy* 8.92
1958-59Bob Cousy* 8.57   Bob Cousy* 7.39   Bob Cousy* 7.39   Bob Cousy* 8.92
1959-60Bob Cousy* 9.53   Bob Cousy* 7.62   Bob Cousy* 7.62   Bob Cousy* 9.53
1960-61Oscar Robertson* 9.72   Bob Cousy* 7.63   Bob Cousy* 7.63   Oscar Robertson* 9.72
1961-62Oscar Robertson* 11.38   Bob Cousy* 7.65   Bob Cousy* 7.65   Oscar Robertson* 11.38
1962-63Guy Rodgers* 10.44   Bob Cousy* 7.57   Bob Cousy* 7.57   Oscar Robertson* 11.38
1963-64Oscar Robertson* 10.99   Guy Rodgers* 8.03   Guy Rodgers* 8.03   Oscar Robertson* 11.38
1964-65Oscar Robertson* 11.48   Guy Rodgers* 7.89   Guy Rodgers* 7.89   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1965-66Oscar Robertson* 11.14   Oscar Robertson* 10.70   Oscar Robertson* 10.70   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1966-67Guy Rodgers* 11.21   Oscar Robertson* 10.70   Oscar Robertson* 10.70   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1967-68Oscar Robertson* 9.74   Oscar Robertson* 10.60   Oscar Robertson* 10.60   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1968-69Oscar Robertson* 9.77   Oscar Robertson* 10.50   Oscar Robertson* 10.50   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1969-70Lenny Wilkens* 9.11   Oscar Robertson* 10.28   Oscar Robertson* 10.28   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1970-71Norm Van Lier 10.15   Oscar Robertson* 10.08   Oscar Robertson* 10.08   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1971-72Jerry West* 9.70   Oscar Robertson* 9.91   Oscar Robertson* 9.91   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1972-73Tiny Archibald* 11.38   Oscar Robertson* 9.73   Oscar Robertson* 9.73   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1973-74Ernie DiGregorio 8.19   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1974-75Kevin Porter 8.02   Norm Van Lier 7.19   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1975-76Slick Watts 8.06   Tiny Archibald* 8.08   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1976-77Don Buse 8.46   Tiny Archibald* 8.04   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1977-78Kevin Porter 10.21   Kevin Porter 7.18   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Oscar Robertson* 11.48
1978-79Kevin Porter 13.40   Kevin Porter 8.20   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Kevin Porter 13.40
1979-80Micheal Ray Richardson 10.15   Kevin Porter 8.00   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Kevin Porter 13.40
1980-81Kevin Porter 9.06   Kevin Porter 8.13   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Kevin Porter 13.40
1981-82Johnny Moore 9.65   Norm Nixon 8.08   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Kevin Porter 13.40
1982-83Magic Johnson* 10.49   Kevin Porter 8.06   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Kevin Porter 13.40
1983-84Magic Johnson* 13.06   Norm Nixon 8.40   Oscar Robertson* 9.51   Kevin Porter 13.40
1984-85Isiah Thomas* 13.86   Magic Johnson* 10.35   Magic Johnson* 10.35   Isiah Thomas* 13.86
1985-86Magic Johnson* 12.60   Magic Johnson* 10.68   Magic Johnson* 10.68   Isiah Thomas* 13.86
1986-87Magic Johnson* 12.21   Magic Johnson* 10.90   Magic Johnson* 10.90   Isiah Thomas* 13.86
1987-88John Stockton* 13.76   Magic Johnson* 11.01   Magic Johnson* 11.01   Isiah Thomas* 13.86
1988-89John Stockton* 13.63   Magic Johnson* 11.21   Magic Johnson* 11.21   Isiah Thomas* 13.86
1989-90John Stockton* 14.54   Magic Johnson* 11.24   Magic Johnson* 11.24   John Stockton* 14.54
1990-91John Stockton* 14.20   Magic Johnson* 11.35   Magic Johnson* 11.35   John Stockton* 14.54
1991-92John Stockton* 13.73   John Stockton* 11.30   Magic Johnson* 11.35   John Stockton* 14.54
1992-93John Stockton* 12.04   John Stockton* 11.38   John Stockton* 11.38   John Stockton* 14.54
1993-94John Stockton* 12.57   John Stockton* 11.50   John Stockton* 11.50   John Stockton* 14.54
1994-95John Stockton* 12.33   John Stockton* 11.57   John Stockton* 11.57   John Stockton* 14.54
1995-96John Stockton* 11.17   John Stockton* 11.54   John Stockton* 11.54   John Stockton* 14.54
1996-97Mark Jackson 11.40   John Stockton* 11.46   John Stockton* 11.46   John Stockton* 14.54
1997-98Rod Strickland 10.54   John Stockton* 11.29   John Stockton* 11.29   John Stockton* 14.54
1998-99Jason Kidd 10.78   John Stockton* 11.13   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
1999-00Jason Kidd 10.12   John Stockton* 10.96   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2000-01Jason Kidd 9.78   John Stockton* 10.82   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2001-02Andre Miller 10.89   John Stockton* 10.67   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2002-03Jason Kidd 8.89   John Stockton* 10.51   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2003-04Jason Kidd 9.22   Jason Kidd 9.36   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2004-05Steve Nash 11.48   Jason Kidd 9.27   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2005-06Steve Nash 10.46   Jason Kidd 9.19   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2006-07Steve Nash 11.63   Jason Kidd 9.19   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2007-08Chris Paul 11.56   Jason Kidd 9.26   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2008-09Chris Paul 11.04   Jason Kidd 9.21   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2009-10Steve Nash 11.01   Jason Kidd 9.20   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2010-11Steve Nash 11.40   Chris Paul 9.95   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2011-12Rajon Rondo 11.70   Chris Paul 9.84   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2012-13Rajon Rondo 11.05   Chris Paul 9.82   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2013-14Chris Paul 10.69   Chris Paul 9.91   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2014-15Chris Paul 10.22   Chris Paul 9.94   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
2015-16Rajon Rondo 11.65   Chris Paul 9.95   Magic Johnson* 11.19   John Stockton* 14.54
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