NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Assists Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
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Season Lg Player APG Tm
2015-16 NBA Rajon Rondo 11.65 SAC
2014-15 NBA Chris Paul 10.22 LAC
2013-14 NBA Chris Paul 10.69 LAC
2012-13 NBA Rajon Rondo 11.05 BOS
2011-12 NBA Rajon Rondo 11.70 BOS
2010-11 NBA Steve Nash 11.40 PHO
2009-10 NBA Steve Nash 11.01 PHO
2008-09 NBA Chris Paul 11.04 NOH
2007-08 NBA Chris Paul 11.56 NOH
2006-07 NBA Steve Nash 11.63 PHO
2005-06 NBA Steve Nash 10.46 PHO
2004-05 NBA Steve Nash 11.48 PHO
2003-04 NBA Jason Kidd 9.22 NJN
2002-03 NBA Jason Kidd 8.89 NJN
2001-02 NBA Andre Miller 10.89 CLE
2000-01 NBA Jason Kidd 9.78 PHO
1999-00 NBA Jason Kidd 10.12 PHO
1998-99 NBA Jason Kidd 10.78 PHO
1997-98 NBA Rod Strickland 10.54 WAS
1996-97 NBA Mark Jackson 11.40 TOT
1995-96 NBA John Stockton* 11.17 UTA
1994-95 NBA John Stockton* 12.33 UTA
1993-94 NBA John Stockton* 12.57 UTA
1992-93 NBA John Stockton* 12.04 UTA
1991-92 NBA John Stockton* 13.73 UTA
1990-91 NBA John Stockton* 14.20 UTA
1989-90 NBA John Stockton* 14.54 UTA
1988-89 NBA John Stockton* 13.63 UTA
1987-88 NBA John Stockton* 13.76 UTA
1986-87 NBA Magic Johnson* 12.21 LAL
1985-86 NBA Magic Johnson* 12.60 LAL
1984-85 NBA Isiah Thomas* 13.86 DET
1983-84 NBA Magic Johnson* 13.06 LAL
1982-83 NBA Magic Johnson* 10.49 LAL
1981-82 NBA Johnny Moore 9.65 SAS
1980-81 NBA Kevin Porter 9.06 WSB
1979-80 NBA Micheal Ray Richardson 10.15 NYK
1978-79 NBA Kevin Porter 13.40 DET
1977-78 NBA Kevin Porter 10.21 TOT
1976-77 NBA Don Buse 8.46 IND
1975-76 NBA Slick Watts 8.06 SEA
  ABA Don Buse 8.20 INA
1974-75 NBA Kevin Porter 8.02 WSB
  ABA Mack Calvin 7.70 DNA
1973-74 NBA Ernie DiGregorio 8.19 BUF
  ABA Al Smith 8.14 DNR
1972-73 NBA Tiny Archibald* 11.38 KCO
  ABA Chuck Williams 7.01 SDA
1971-72 NBA Jerry West* 9.70 LAL
  ABA Bill Melchionni 8.36 NYA
1970-71 NBA Norm Van Lier 10.15 CIN
  ABA Bill Melchionni 8.30 NYA
1969-70 NBA Lenny Wilkens* 9.11 SEA
  ABA Larry Brown* 7.07 WSA
1968-69 NBA Oscar Robertson* 9.77 CIN
  ABA Larry Brown* 7.06 OAK
1967-68 NBA Oscar Robertson* 9.74 CIN
  ABA Larry Brown* 6.49 NOB
1966-67 NBA Guy Rodgers* 11.21 CHI
1965-66 NBA Oscar Robertson* 11.14 CIN
1964-65 NBA Oscar Robertson* 11.48 CIN
1963-64 NBA Oscar Robertson* 10.99 CIN
1962-63 NBA Guy Rodgers* 10.44 SFW
1961-62 NBA Oscar Robertson* 11.38 CIN
1960-61 NBA Oscar Robertson* 9.72 CIN
1959-60 NBA Bob Cousy* 9.53 BOS
1958-59 NBA Bob Cousy* 8.57 BOS
1957-58 NBA Bob Cousy* 7.12 BOS
1956-57 NBA Bob Cousy* 7.47 BOS
1955-56 NBA Bob Cousy* 8.92 BOS
1954-55 NBA Bob Cousy* 7.85 BOS
1953-54 NBA Bob Cousy* 7.19 BOS
1952-53 NBA Bob Cousy* 7.70 BOS
1951-52 NBA Andy Phillip* 8.17 PHW
1950-51 NBA Andy Phillip* 6.27 PHW
1949-50 NBA Andy Phillip* 5.80 CHS
1948-49 BAA Bob Davies* 5.35 ROC
1947-48 BAA Ernie Calverley 2.53 PRO
1946-47 BAA Ernie Calverley 3.42 PRO

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