NBA & ABA Progressive Playoff Leaders and Records for Assists

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

Table
  Year-by-Year AST   Active AST   Career AST   Single Season AST
1946-47Howie Dallmar 16   Howie Dallmar 16   Howie Dallmar 16   Howie Dallmar 16
1947-48Howie Dallmar 37   Howie Dallmar 53   Howie Dallmar 53   Howie Dallmar 37
1948-49Jim Pollard* 39   Howie Dallmar 57   Howie Dallmar 57   Jim Pollard* 39
1949-50Jim Pollard* 56   Jim Pollard* 95   Jim Pollard* 95   Jim Pollard* 56
1950-51Dick McGuire* 78   Jim Pollard* 122   Jim Pollard* 122   Dick McGuire* 78
1951-52Dick McGuire* 90   Dick McGuire* 195   Dick McGuire* 195   Dick McGuire* 90
1952-53Dick McGuire* 70   Dick McGuire* 265   Dick McGuire* 265   Dick McGuire* 90
1953-54Paul Seymour
Slater Martin*
60   Dick McGuire* 270   Dick McGuire* 270   Dick McGuire* 90
1954-55Andy Phillip* 78   Dick McGuire* 282   Dick McGuire* 282   Dick McGuire* 90
1955-56George King 60   Dick McGuire* 282   Dick McGuire* 282   Dick McGuire* 90
1956-57Bob Cousy* 93   Slater Martin* 304   Slater Martin* 304   Bob Cousy* 93
1957-58Bob Cousy* 82   Bob Cousy* 372   Bob Cousy* 372   Bob Cousy* 93
1958-59Bob Cousy* 119   Bob Cousy* 491   Bob Cousy* 491   Bob Cousy* 119
1959-60Bob Cousy* 116   Bob Cousy* 607   Bob Cousy* 607   Bob Cousy* 119
1960-61Bob Cousy* 91   Bob Cousy* 698   Bob Cousy* 698   Bob Cousy* 119
1961-62Bob Cousy* 123   Bob Cousy* 821   Bob Cousy* 821   Bob Cousy* 123
1962-63Bob Cousy* 116   Bob Cousy* 937   Bob Cousy* 937   Bob Cousy* 123
1963-64Guy Rodgers* 90   Bill Russell* 362   Bob Cousy* 937   Bob Cousy* 123
1964-65Bill Russell* 76   Bill Russell* 438   Bob Cousy* 937   Bob Cousy* 123
1965-66Bill Russell* 85   Bill Russell* 523   Bob Cousy* 937   Bob Cousy* 123
1966-67Wilt Chamberlain* 135   Bill Russell* 573   Bob Cousy* 937   Wilt Chamberlain* 135
1967-68John Havlicek* 142   Bill Russell* 672   Bob Cousy* 937   John Havlicek* 142
1968-69Jerry West* 135   Bill Russell* 770   Bob Cousy* 937   John Havlicek* 142
1969-70Walt Frazier* 156   Bob Cousy* 937   Bob Cousy* 937   Walt Frazier* 156
1970-71Oscar Robertson* 124   Jerry West* 703   Bob Cousy* 937   Walt Frazier* 156
1971-72Jerry West* 134   Jerry West* 837   Bob Cousy* 937   Walt Frazier* 156
1972-73Jerry West* 132   Jerry West* 969   Jerry West* 969   Walt Frazier* 156
1973-74Oscar Robertson* 149   Jerry West* 970   Jerry West* 970   Walt Frazier* 156
1974-75Kevin Porter 124   John Havlicek* 712   Jerry West* 970   Walt Frazier* 156
1975-76Alvan Adams
Jo Jo White*
98   John Havlicek* 763   Jerry West* 970   Walt Frazier* 156
1976-77Bill Walton* 104   John Havlicek* 825   Jerry West* 970   Walt Frazier* 156
1977-78Tom Henderson 106   John Havlicek* 825   Jerry West* 970   Walt Frazier* 156
1978-79Tom Henderson 107   Walt Frazier* 599   Jerry West* 970   Walt Frazier* 156
1979-80Magic Johnson* 151   Walt Frazier* 599   Jerry West* 970   Walt Frazier* 156
1980-81Maurice Cheeks 116   Wes Unseld* 453   Jerry West* 970   Walt Frazier* 156
1981-82Maurice Cheeks 172   Maurice Cheeks 462   Jerry West* 970   Maurice Cheeks 172
1982-83Magic Johnson* 192   Maurice Cheeks 553   Jerry West* 970   Magic Johnson* 192
1983-84Magic Johnson* 284   Magic Johnson* 778   Jerry West* 970   Magic Johnson* 284
1984-85Magic Johnson* 289   Magic Johnson* 1067   Magic Johnson* 1067   Magic Johnson* 289
1985-86Magic Johnson* 211   Magic Johnson* 1278   Magic Johnson* 1278   Magic Johnson* 289
1986-87Magic Johnson* 219   Magic Johnson* 1497   Magic Johnson* 1497   Magic Johnson* 289
1987-88Magic Johnson* 303   Magic Johnson* 1800   Magic Johnson* 1800   Magic Johnson* 303
1988-89Magic Johnson* 165   Magic Johnson* 1965   Magic Johnson* 1965   Magic Johnson* 303
1989-90Kevin Johnson 170   Magic Johnson* 2080   Magic Johnson* 2080   Magic Johnson* 303
1990-91Magic Johnson* 240   Magic Johnson* 2320   Magic Johnson* 2320   Magic Johnson* 303
1991-92John Stockton* 217   Larry Bird* 1062   Magic Johnson* 2320   Magic Johnson* 303
1992-93Kevin Johnson 182   Isiah Thomas* 987   Magic Johnson* 2320   Magic Johnson* 303
1993-94John Stockton* 157   Isiah Thomas* 987   Magic Johnson* 2320   Magic Johnson* 303
1994-95Anfernee Hardaway 162   John Stockton* 980   Magic Johnson* 2320   Magic Johnson* 303
1995-96John Stockton* 195   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
1996-97John Stockton* 191   John Stockton* 1366   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
1997-98John Stockton* 155   John Stockton* 1521   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
1998-99Avery Johnson 126   John Stockton* 1613   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
1999-00Mark Jackson 178   John Stockton* 1716   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2000-01Allen Iverson* 134   John Stockton* 1773   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2001-02Jason Kidd 182   John Stockton* 1813   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2002-03Jason Kidd 163   John Stockton* 1839   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2003-04Chauncey Billups 136   Scottie Pippen* 1048   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2004-05Steve Nash 170   Gary Payton* 772   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2005-06Steve Nash 204   Gary Payton* 808   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2006-07LeBron James 159   Jason Kidd 927   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2007-08Rajon Rondo 172   Jason Kidd 961   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2008-09Rajon Rondo 137   Jason Kidd 1020   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2009-10Rajon Rondo 223   Jason Kidd 1062   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2010-11Jason Kidd 153   Jason Kidd 1215   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2011-12Rajon Rondo 227   Jason Kidd 1239   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2012-13LeBron James 152   Jason Kidd 1263   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2013-14Russell Westbrook 153   Steve Nash 1061   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2014-15LeBron James 169   LeBron James 1188   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
2015-16Russell Westbrook 198   LeBron James 1348   Magic Johnson* 2346   Magic Johnson* 303
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