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

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

Season Lg Player AST Tm
2015-16 NBA Rajon Rondo839 SAC
2014-15 NBA Chris Paul838 LAC
2013-14 NBA John Wall721 WAS
2012-13 NBA Greivis Vasquez704 NOH
2011-12 NBA Steve Nash664 PHO
2010-11 NBA Steve Nash855 PHO
2009-10 NBA Steve Nash892 PHO
2008-09 NBA Chris Paul861 NOH
2007-08 NBA Chris Paul925 NOH
2006-07 NBA Steve Nash884 PHO
2005-06 NBA Steve Nash826 PHO
2004-05 NBA Steve Nash861 PHO
2003-04 NBA Stephon Marbury719 TOT
2002-03 NBA Jason Kidd711 NJN
2001-02 NBA Andre Miller882 CLE
2000-01 NBA Jason Kidd753 PHO
1999-00 NBA Gary Payton*732 SEA
1998-99 NBA Jason Kidd539 PHO
1997-98 NBA Rod Strickland801 WAS
1996-97 NBA Mark Jackson935 TOT
1995-96 NBA John Stockton*916 UTA
1994-95 NBA John Stockton*1011 UTA
1993-94 NBA John Stockton*1031 UTA
1992-93 NBA John Stockton*987 UTA
1991-92 NBA John Stockton*1126 UTA
1990-91 NBA John Stockton*1164 UTA
1989-90 NBA John Stockton*1134 UTA
1988-89 NBA John Stockton*1118 UTA
1987-88 NBA John Stockton*1128 UTA
1986-87 NBA Magic Johnson*977 LAL
1985-86 NBA Magic Johnson*907 LAL
1984-85 NBA Isiah Thomas*1123 DET
1983-84 NBA Norm Nixon914 SDC
    Isiah Thomas*914 DET
1982-83 NBA Magic Johnson*829 LAL
1981-82 NBA Johnny Moore762 SAS
1980-81 NBA Kevin Porter734 WSB
1979-80 NBA Micheal Ray Richardson832 NYK
1978-79 NBA Kevin Porter1099 DET
1977-78 NBA Kevin Porter837 TOT
1976-77 NBA Don Buse685 IND
1975-76 NBA Slick Watts661 SEA
  ABA Don Buse689 INA
1974-75 NBA Kevin Porter650 WSB
  ABA Chuck Williams576 MMS
1973-74 NBA Ernie DiGregorio663 BUF
  ABA Al Smith619 DNR
1972-73 NBA Tiny Archibald*910 KCO
  ABA Chuck Williams582 SDA
1971-72 NBA Lenny Wilkens*766 SEA
  ABA Bill Melchionni669 NYA
1970-71 NBA Norm Van Lier832 CIN
  ABA Bill Melchionni672 NYA
1969-70 NBA Lenny Wilkens*683 SEA
  ABA Larry Brown*580 WSA
1968-69 NBA Oscar Robertson*772 CIN
  ABA Larry Brown*544 OAK
1967-68 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*702 PHI
  ABA Larry Brown*506 NOB
1966-67 NBA Guy Rodgers*908 CHI
1965-66 NBA Oscar Robertson*847 CIN
1964-65 NBA Oscar Robertson*861 CIN
1963-64 NBA Oscar Robertson*868 CIN
1962-63 NBA Guy Rodgers*825 SFW
1961-62 NBA Oscar Robertson*899 CIN
1960-61 NBA Oscar Robertson*690 CIN
1959-60 NBA Bob Cousy*715 BOS
1958-59 NBA Bob Cousy*557 BOS
1957-58 NBA Bob Cousy*463 BOS
1956-57 NBA Bob Cousy*478 BOS
1955-56 NBA Bob Cousy*642 BOS
1954-55 NBA Bob Cousy*557 BOS
1953-54 NBA Bob Cousy*518 BOS
1952-53 NBA Bob Cousy*547 BOS
1951-52 NBA Andy Phillip*539 PHW
1950-51 NBA Andy Phillip*414 PHW
1949-50 NBA Dick McGuire*386 NYK
1948-49 BAA Bob Davies*321 ROC
1947-48 BAA Howie Dallmar120 PHW
1946-47 BAA Ernie Calverley202 PRO