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

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

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Year Lg Player APG Tm
2016 NBA Russell Westbrook 11.00 OKC
2015 NBA John Wall 11.86 WAS
2014 NBA Chris Paul 10.31 LAC
2013 NBA Deron Williams 8.43 BRK
2012 NBA Rajon Rondo 11.95 BOS
2011 NBA Chris Paul 11.50 NOH
2010 NBA Deron Williams 10.20 UTA
2009 NBA Deron Williams 10.80 UTA
2008 NBA Chris Paul 11.25 NOH
2007 NBA Steve Nash 13.27 PHO
2006 NBA Steve Nash 10.20 PHO
2005 NBA Steve Nash 11.33 PHO
2004 NBA Steve Nash 9.00 DAL
    Jason Kidd 9.00 NJN
2003 NBA Gary Payton* 8.67 MIL
2002 NBA John Stockton* 10.00 UTA
2001 NBA Jason Kidd 13.25 PHO
2000 NBA John Stockton* 10.30 UTA
1999 NBA Jason Kidd 10.33 PHO
1998 NBA Damon Stoudamire 9.50 POR
1997 NBA Jason Kidd 9.80 PHO
1996 NBA John Stockton* 10.83 UTA
1995 NBA Rod Strickland 12.33 POR
1994 NBA John Stockton* 9.81 UTA
1993 NBA John Stockton* 11.00 UTA
1992 NBA John Stockton* 13.56 UTA
1991 NBA John Stockton* 13.78 UTA
1990 NBA John Stockton* 15.00 UTA
1989 NBA John Stockton* 13.67 UTA
1988 NBA John Stockton* 14.82 UTA
1987 NBA Magic Johnson* 12.17 LAL
1986 NBA Magic Johnson* 15.07 LAL
1985 NBA Magic Johnson* 15.21 LAL
1984 NBA Magic Johnson* 13.52 LAL
1983 NBA Johnny Moore 14.64 SAS
1982 NBA Johnny Moore 10.33 SAS
1981 NBA Norm Nixon 8.67 LAL
1980 NBA Magic Johnson* 9.44 LAL
1979 NBA Norm Nixon 11.75 LAL
1978 NBA Quinn Buckner 6.89 MIL
1977 NBA Norm Van Lier 9.67 CHI
1976 NBA Randy Smith 8.56 BUF
  ABA Don Buse 8.67 INA
1975 NBA Dave Bing* 9.67 DET
  ABA James Silas 10.00 SAA
1974 NBA Oscar Robertson* 9.31 MIL
  ABA Ron Boone 6.06 UTS
1973 NBA Jerry West* 7.76 LAL
  ABA Bill Melchionni 6.20 NYA
1972 NBA Jerry West* 8.93 LAL
  ABA Louie Dampier* 7.50 KEN
1971 NBA Oscar Robertson* 8.86 MIL
  ABA Louie Dampier* 9.42 KEN
1970 NBA Jerry West* 8.39 LAL
  ABA Larry Brown* 9.71 WSA
1969 NBA Walt Frazier* 9.10 NYK
  ABA Larry Brown* 5.44 OAK
1968 NBA Lenny Wilkens* 7.83 STL
  ABA Larry Brown* 7.59 NOB
1967 NBA Oscar Robertson* 11.25 CIN
1966 NBA Richie Guerin* 7.90 STL
1965 NBA Oscar Robertson* 12.00 CIN
1964 NBA Oscar Robertson* 8.40 CIN
1963 NBA Oscar Robertson* 9.00 CIN
1962 NBA Oscar Robertson* 11.00 CIN
1961 NBA Bob Cousy* 9.10 BOS
1960 NBA Bob Cousy* 8.92 BOS
1959 NBA Bob Cousy* 10.82 BOS
1958 NBA Bob Cousy* 7.45 BOS
1957 NBA Bob Cousy* 9.30 BOS
1956 NBA Bob Cousy* 8.67 BOS
1955 NBA Bob Cousy* 9.29 BOS
1954 NBA Bob Cousy* 6.33 BOS
1953 NBA Dick McGuire* 6.36 NYK
1952 NBA Dick McGuire* 6.43 NYK
1951 NBA Dick McGuire* 5.57 NYK
1950 NBA Dick McGuire* 5.40 NYK
1949 BAA Jim Pollard* 3.90 MNL
1948 BAA Howie Dallmar 2.85 PHW

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