NBA & ABA Progressive Playoff 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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Table
  Year-by-Year APG   Active APG   Career APG   Single Season APG
1946-47                     
1947-48Howie Dallmar 2.85               Howie Dallmar 2.85
1948-49Jim Pollard* 3.90   Howie Dallmar 2.28   Howie Dallmar 2.28   Jim Pollard* 3.90
1949-50Dick McGuire* 5.40   Don Carlson 1.45   Howie Dallmar 2.28   Dick McGuire* 5.40
1950-51Dick McGuire* 5.57   Jim Pollard* 4.21   Jim Pollard* 4.21   Dick McGuire* 5.57
1951-52Dick McGuire* 6.43   Dick McGuire* 5.91   Dick McGuire* 5.91   Dick McGuire* 6.43
1952-53Dick McGuire* 6.36   Dick McGuire* 6.02   Dick McGuire* 6.02   Dick McGuire* 6.43
1953-54Bob Cousy* 6.33   Dick McGuire* 5.62   Dick McGuire* 5.62   Dick McGuire* 6.43
1954-55Bob Cousy* 9.29   Dick McGuire* 5.53   Dick McGuire* 5.53   Bob Cousy* 9.29
1955-56Bob Cousy* 8.67   Bob Cousy* 7.30   Bob Cousy* 7.30   Bob Cousy* 9.29
1956-57Bob Cousy* 9.30   Bob Cousy* 7.84   Bob Cousy* 7.84   Bob Cousy* 9.30
1957-58Bob Cousy* 7.45   Bob Cousy* 7.75   Bob Cousy* 7.75   Bob Cousy* 9.30
1958-59Bob Cousy* 10.82   Bob Cousy* 8.32   Bob Cousy* 8.32   Bob Cousy* 10.82
1959-60Bob Cousy* 8.92   Bob Cousy* 8.43   Bob Cousy* 8.43   Bob Cousy* 10.82
1960-61Bob Cousy* 9.10   Bob Cousy* 8.51   Bob Cousy* 8.51   Bob Cousy* 10.82
1961-62Oscar Robertson* 11.00   Bob Cousy* 8.55   Bob Cousy* 8.55   Oscar Robertson* 11.00
1962-63Oscar Robertson* 9.00   Bob Cousy* 8.60   Bob Cousy* 8.60   Oscar Robertson* 11.00
1963-64Oscar Robertson* 8.40   Oscar Robertson* 9.08   Oscar Robertson* 9.08   Oscar Robertson* 11.00
1964-65Oscar Robertson* 12.00   Oscar Robertson* 9.47   Oscar Robertson* 9.47   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1965-66Richie Guerin* 7.90   Oscar Robertson* 9.23   Oscar Robertson* 9.23   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1966-67Oscar Robertson* 11.25   Oscar Robertson* 9.44   Oscar Robertson* 9.44   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1967-68Lenny Wilkens* 7.83   Oscar Robertson* 9.44   Oscar Robertson* 9.44   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1968-69Walt Frazier* 9.10   Oscar Robertson* 9.44   Oscar Robertson* 9.44   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1969-70Jerry West* 8.39   Oscar Robertson* 9.44   Oscar Robertson* 9.44   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1970-71Oscar Robertson* 8.86   Oscar Robertson* 9.28   Oscar Robertson* 9.28   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1971-72Jerry West* 8.93   Oscar Robertson* 8.98   Oscar Robertson* 8.98   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1972-73Jerry West* 7.76   Oscar Robertson* 8.86   Oscar Robertson* 8.86   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1973-74Oscar Robertson* 9.31   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1974-75Dave Bing* 9.67   Walt Frazier* 6.44   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1975-76Randy Smith 8.56   Walt Frazier* 6.44   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1976-77Norm Van Lier 9.67   Walt Frazier* 6.44   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1977-78Quinn Buckner 6.89   Walt Frazier* 6.44   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1978-79Norm Nixon 11.75   Walt Frazier* 6.44   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1979-80Magic Johnson* 9.44   Norm Nixon 8.70   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1980-81Norm Nixon 8.67   Norm Nixon 8.70   Oscar Robertson* 8.94   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1981-82Johnny Moore 10.33   Magic Johnson* 9.15   Magic Johnson* 9.15   Oscar Robertson* 12.00
1982-83Johnny Moore 14.64   Johnny Moore 10.41   Johnny Moore 10.41   Johnny Moore 14.64
1983-84Magic Johnson* 13.52   Magic Johnson* 11.28   Magic Johnson* 11.28   Johnny Moore 14.64
1984-85Magic Johnson* 15.21   Magic Johnson* 12.12   Magic Johnson* 12.12   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1985-86Magic Johnson* 15.07   Magic Johnson* 12.53   Magic Johnson* 12.53   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1986-87Magic Johnson* 12.17   Magic Johnson* 12.47   Magic Johnson* 12.47   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1987-88John Stockton* 14.82   Magic Johnson* 12.50   Magic Johnson* 12.50   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1988-89John Stockton* 13.67   Magic Johnson* 12.44   Magic Johnson* 12.44   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1989-90John Stockton* 15.00   Magic Johnson* 12.46   Magic Johnson* 12.46   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1990-91John Stockton* 13.78   Magic Johnson* 12.47   Magic Johnson* 12.47   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1991-92John Stockton* 13.56   John Stockton* 11.38   Magic Johnson* 12.47   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1992-93John Stockton* 11.00   John Stockton* 11.35   Magic Johnson* 12.47   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1993-94John Stockton* 9.81   John Stockton* 11.06   Magic Johnson* 12.47   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1994-95Rod Strickland 12.33   John Stockton* 11.01   Magic Johnson* 12.47   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1995-96John Stockton* 10.83   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1996-97Jason Kidd 9.80   John Stockton* 10.76   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1997-98Damon Stoudamire 9.50   John Stockton* 10.35   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1998-99Jason Kidd 10.33   John Stockton* 10.21   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
1999-00John Stockton* 10.30   John Stockton* 10.21   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2000-01Jason Kidd 13.25   John Stockton* 10.25   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2001-02John Stockton* 10.00   John Stockton* 10.24   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2002-03Gary Payton* 8.67   John Stockton* 10.10   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2003-04Jason Kidd
Steve Nash
9.00   Jason Kidd 9.05   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2004-05Steve Nash 11.33   Jason Kidd 8.96   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2005-06Steve Nash 10.20   Jason Kidd 9.05   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2006-07Steve Nash 13.27   Jason Kidd 9.27   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2007-08Chris Paul 11.25   Deron Williams 9.17   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2008-09Deron Williams 10.80   Deron Williams 9.41   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2009-10Deron Williams 10.20   Deron Williams 9.59   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2010-11Chris Paul 11.50   Deron Williams 9.59   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2011-12Rajon Rondo 11.95   Chris Paul 10.09   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2012-13Deron Williams 8.43   Chris Paul 9.53   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2013-14Chris Paul 10.31   Chris Paul 9.72   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2014-15John Wall 11.86   Chris Paul 9.54   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
2015-16Russell Westbrook 11.00   Chris Paul 9.41   Magic Johnson* 12.35   Magic Johnson* 15.21
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