NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

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

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player AST
1. John Stockton* 15806
2. Jason Kidd 12091
3. Steve Nash 10335
4. Mark Jackson 10334
5. Magic Johnson* 10141
6. Oscar Robertson* 9887
7. Isiah Thomas* 9061
8. Gary Payton* 8966
9. Andre Miller 8524
10. Chris Paul 8488
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. LeBron James 7844
13. Maurice Cheeks 7392
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Bob Cousy* 6955
18. Guy Rodgers* 6917
19. Deron Williams 6819
20. Muggsy Bogues 6726
21. Tony Parker 6714
22. Kevin Johnson 6711
23. Derek Harper 6577
24. Tiny Archibald* 6476
25. Stephon Marbury 6471
26. John Lucas 6454
27. Reggie Theus 6453
28. Norm Nixon 6386
29. Kobe Bryant 6306
  Rajon Rondo 6306
31. Jerry West* 6238
32. Scottie Pippen* 6135
33. Clyde Drexler* 6125
34. John Havlicek* 6114
35. Baron Davis 6025
36. Mookie Blaylock 5972
37. Sam Cassell 5939
38. Avery Johnson 5846
39. Nick Van Exel 5777
40. Russell Westbrook 5737
41. Larry Bird* 5695
42. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
43. Chauncey Billups 5636
44. Michael Jordan* 5633
45. Allen Iverson* 5624
46. Mike Bibby 5517
47. Dennis Johnson* 5499
48. Kevin Garnett 5445
49. Dave Bing* 5397
50. Damon Stoudamire 5371
51. Jason Terry 5364
52. Dwyane Wade 5321
53. Kevin Porter 5314
54. Jeff Hornacek 5281
55. Karl Malone* 5248
56. Rickey Green 5221
57. Norm Van Lier 5217
58. Kenny Anderson 5196
59. Julius Erving* 5176
60. Sleepy Floyd 5175
61. Walt Frazier* 5040
62. Jose Calderon 4987
63. Raymond Felton 4955
64. Joe Johnson 4953
65. Rick Barry* 4952
66. John Wall 4925
67. Nate McMillan 4893
68. Doc Rivers 4889
69. Mark Price 4863
70. Gail Goodrich* 4805
71. Brad Davis 4709
72. Paul Pierce 4708
73. Fat Lever 4696
74. Louie Dampier* 4687
75. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
76. Joe Dumars* 4612
77. Jason Williams 4611
78. Gus Williams 4597
79. Hal Greer* 4540
80. Sherman Douglas 4536
  Vince Carter 4536
82. Andre Iguodala 4528
83. Randy Smith 4487
84. Brevin Knight 4481
85. Jameer Nelson 4470
86. Don Buse 4425
87. Terrell Brandon 4407
88. Calvin Murphy* 4402
89. Kyle Lowry 4397
90. Ray Allen 4361
91. Alex English* 4351
92. Spud Webb 4342
93. Jay Humphries 4339
94. Vern Fleming 4293
95. Grant Hill 4252
96. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
98. Jamal Crawford 4236
99. Tim Duncan 4225
100. Charles Barkley* 4215
101. Richie Guerin* 4211
102. Michael Adams 4209
103. Dick McGuire* 4205
104. Danny Ainge 4199
105. Rory Sparrow 4192
106. Pooh Richardson 4180
107. Tracy McGrady* 4161
108. David Wesley 4159
109. Reggie Miller* 4141
110. Stephen Curry 4117
111. Bill Russell* 4100
112. Jo Jo White* 4095
113. Kenny Smith 4073
114. Mike Conley 4060
115. Alvan Adams 4012
116. Mo Williams 3990
117. John Bagley 3980
118. Alvin Robertson 3929
119. Manu Ginobili 3926
120. Brian Shaw 3918
121. Ron Harper 3916
122. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
123. Scott Skiles 3881
124. Walter Davis 3878
125. Earl Watson 3871
126. Jarrett Jack 3868
127. Johnny Moore 3866
128. Monta Ellis 3856
129. James Harden 3852
130. Ron Boone 3842
131. Detlef Schrempf 3833
132. Wes Unseld* 3822
133. Derek Fisher 3804
134. Pau Gasol 3779
  Ray Williams 3779
136. Andy Phillip* 3759
137. Sam Lacey 3754
138. Paul Pressey 3715
139. Luke Ridnour 3713
140. Larry Drew 3702
141. Boris Diaw 3684
142. Devin Harris 3670
143. Michael Cooper 3666
144. Latrell Sprewell 3664
145. Elgin Baylor* 3650
146. Mack Calvin 3617
147. Sedale Threatt 3613
148. Earl Monroe* 3594
149. Paul Westphal 3591
150. Dirk Nowitzki 3571
151. Pete Maravich* 3563
  Jeff Teague 3563
153. Walt Hazzard 3555
154. Lamar Odom 3554
155. Vlade Divac 3541
156. Jalen Rose 3527
157. Chris Webber 3526
158. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
160. Charlie Scott 3515
161. Archie Clark 3498
162. Jack Sikma 3488
163. Steve Francis 3473
164. Chris Mullin* 3450
165. Steve Blake 3446
166. Eddie Johnson 3436
167. Mitch Richmond* 3398
168. Darrell Armstrong 3394
169. Jrue Holiday 3371
170. Johnny Davis 3368
171. Mike Newlin 3364
172. Allen Leavell 3339
173. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
174. World B. Free 3319
175. Goran Dragic 3317
176. Ty Lawson 3316
177. Bimbo Coles 3313
178. Billy Cunningham* 3305
179. John Johnson 3285
180. Darrell Walker 3276
181. Bill Melchionni 3247
182. Michael Finley 3245
183. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
184. Charles Oakley 3217
185. Larry Costello 3215
186. Vinnie Johnson 3212
187. Rafer Alston 3202
188. Ricky Rubio 3195
189. Lucius Allen 3174
190. Antoine Walker 3170
191. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
193. Mike Gale 3146
194. Gerald Henderson 3141
195. Tom Henderson 3136
196. Richard Hamilton 3125
197. Carmelo Anthony 3122
198. Toni Kukoc 3119
199. Quinn Buckner 3114
200. Foots Walker 3111
201. Brandon Jennings 3107
202. Clifford Robinson 3094
203. George McGinnis* 3089
204. John Starks 3085
205. Phil Ford 3083
206. Darnell Valentine 3080
207. Dolph Schayes* 3072
208. Jimmy Jones 3069
209. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
210. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
211. Artis Gilmore* 3050
212. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
213. Jeff Mullins 3023
214. Gary Grant 3013
215. Bob Lanier* 3007
216. Lionel Hollins 3006
217. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
219. Doug Christie 2992
220. Rolando Blackman 2981
221. Freddie Lewis 2979
222. Anthony Mason 2963
223. Tom Gola* 2962
224. Darren Collison 2949
225. Kendall Gill 2945
226. Howard Komives 2941
227. Antonio Daniels 2934
228. Bob Weiss 2931
229. Steve Smith 2922
230. Vernon Maxwell 2912
231. Dave Cowens* 2910
232. Gilbert Arenas 2909
233. K.C. Jones* 2908
234. Dan Issel* 2907
235. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
237. Mark Aguirre 2871
238. Chuck Williams 2869
239. Kevin Durant 2867
240. Bernard King* 2863
241. Hersey Hawkins 2860
242. Beno Udrih 2858
243. Jim Jackson 2851
244. Bob Dandridge 2846
245. Dana Barros 2837
246. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
247. Adrian Dantley* 2830
248. Derrick Rose 2812
  Eddie Jones 2812
250. Kevin Loughery 2803

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player AST
1. John Stockton* 15806
2. Jason Kidd 12091
3. Steve Nash 10335
4. Mark Jackson 10334
5. Magic Johnson* 10141
6. Oscar Robertson* 9887
7. Isiah Thomas* 9061
8. Gary Payton* 8966
9. Andre Miller 8524
10. Chris Paul 8488
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. LeBron James 7844
13. Maurice Cheeks 7392
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Bob Cousy* 6955
18. Guy Rodgers* 6917
19. Deron Williams 6819
20. Muggsy Bogues 6726
21. Tony Parker 6714
22. Kevin Johnson 6711
23. Derek Harper 6577
24. Tiny Archibald* 6476
25. Stephon Marbury 6471
26. John Lucas 6454
27. Reggie Theus 6453
28. Norm Nixon 6386
29. Kobe Bryant 6306
  Rajon Rondo 6306
31. Jerry West* 6238
32. Scottie Pippen* 6135
33. Clyde Drexler* 6125
34. John Havlicek* 6114
35. Baron Davis 6025
36. Mookie Blaylock 5972
37. Sam Cassell 5939
38. Avery Johnson 5846
39. Nick Van Exel 5777
40. Russell Westbrook 5737
41. Larry Bird* 5695
42. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
43. Chauncey Billups 5636
44. Michael Jordan* 5633
45. Allen Iverson* 5624
46. Mike Bibby 5517
47. Dennis Johnson* 5499
48. Kevin Garnett 5445
49. Dave Bing* 5397
50. Damon Stoudamire 5371
51. Jason Terry 5364
52. Dwyane Wade 5321
53. Kevin Porter 5314
54. Jeff Hornacek 5281
55. Karl Malone* 5248
56. Rickey Green 5221
57. Norm Van Lier 5217
58. Kenny Anderson 5196
59. Sleepy Floyd 5175
60. Walt Frazier* 5040
61. Jose Calderon 4987
62. Raymond Felton 4955
63. Joe Johnson 4953
64. John Wall 4925
65. Nate McMillan 4893
66. Doc Rivers 4889
67. Mark Price 4863
68. Gail Goodrich* 4805
69. Brad Davis 4709
70. Paul Pierce 4708
71. Fat Lever 4696
72. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
73. Joe Dumars* 4612
74. Jason Williams 4611
75. Gus Williams 4597
76. Hal Greer* 4540
77. Sherman Douglas 4536
  Vince Carter 4536
79. Andre Iguodala 4528
80. Randy Smith 4487
81. Brevin Knight 4481
82. Jameer Nelson 4470
83. Terrell Brandon 4407
84. Calvin Murphy* 4402
85. Kyle Lowry 4397
86. Ray Allen 4361
87. Alex English* 4351
88. Spud Webb 4342
89. Jay Humphries 4339
90. Vern Fleming 4293
91. Grant Hill 4252
92. Kirk Hinrich 4245
  Eric Snow 4245
94. Jamal Crawford 4236
95. Tim Duncan 4225
96. Charles Barkley* 4215
97. Richie Guerin* 4211
98. Michael Adams 4209
99. Dick McGuire* 4205
100. Danny Ainge 4199
101. Rory Sparrow 4192
102. Pooh Richardson 4180
103. Tracy McGrady* 4161
104. David Wesley 4159
105. Reggie Miller* 4141
106. Stephen Curry 4117
107. Bill Russell* 4100
108. Jo Jo White* 4095
109. Kenny Smith 4073
110. Mike Conley 4060
111. Rick Barry* 4017
112. Alvan Adams 4012
113. Mo Williams 3990
114. John Bagley 3980
115. Alvin Robertson 3929
116. Manu Ginobili 3926
117. Brian Shaw 3918
118. Ron Harper 3916
119. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
120. Scott Skiles 3881
121. Walter Davis 3878
122. Earl Watson 3871
123. Jarrett Jack 3868
124. Johnny Moore 3866
125. Monta Ellis 3856
126. James Harden 3852
127. Detlef Schrempf 3833
128. Wes Unseld* 3822
129. Derek Fisher 3804
130. Ray Williams 3779
  Pau Gasol 3779
132. Andy Phillip* 3759
133. Sam Lacey 3754
134. Paul Pressey 3715
135. Luke Ridnour 3713
136. Larry Drew 3702
137. Boris Diaw 3684
138. Devin Harris 3670
139. Michael Cooper 3666
140. Latrell Sprewell 3664
141. Elgin Baylor* 3650
142. Sedale Threatt 3613
143. Earl Monroe* 3594
144. Paul Westphal 3591
145. Dirk Nowitzki 3571
146. Pete Maravich* 3563
  Jeff Teague 3563
148. Walt Hazzard 3555
149. Lamar Odom 3554
150. Vlade Divac 3541
151. Jalen Rose 3527
152. Chris Webber 3526
153. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
155. Archie Clark 3498
156. Jack Sikma 3488
157. Steve Francis 3473
158. Chris Mullin* 3450
159. Steve Blake 3446
160. Eddie Johnson 3436
161. Mitch Richmond* 3398
162. Darrell Armstrong 3394
163. Jrue Holiday 3371
164. Johnny Davis 3368
165. Mike Newlin 3364
166. Allen Leavell 3339
167. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
168. World B. Free 3319
169. Goran Dragic 3317
170. Ty Lawson 3316
171. Bimbo Coles 3313
172. John Johnson 3285
173. Darrell Walker 3276
174. Michael Finley 3245
175. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
176. Julius Erving* 3224
177. Charles Oakley 3217
178. Larry Costello 3215
179. Vinnie Johnson 3212
180. Rafer Alston 3202
181. Ricky Rubio 3195
182. Lucius Allen 3174
183. Antoine Walker 3170
184. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
186. Gerald Henderson 3141
187. Tom Henderson 3136
188. Richard Hamilton 3125
189. Carmelo Anthony 3122
190. Toni Kukoc 3119
191. Quinn Buckner 3114
192. Foots Walker 3111
193. Brandon Jennings 3107
194. Clifford Robinson 3094
195. John Starks 3085
196. Phil Ford 3083
197. Darnell Valentine 3080
198. Dolph Schayes* 3072
199. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
200. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
201. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
202. Jeff Mullins 3023
203. Gary Grant 3013
204. Bob Lanier* 3007
205. Lionel Hollins 3006
206. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
208. Doug Christie 2992
209. Rolando Blackman 2981
210. Anthony Mason 2963
211. Tom Gola* 2962
212. Darren Collison 2949
213. Kendall Gill 2945
214. Howard Komives 2941
215. Antonio Daniels 2934
216. Bob Weiss 2931
217. Steve Smith 2922
218. Don Buse 2920
219. Vernon Maxwell 2912
220. Dave Cowens* 2910
221. Gilbert Arenas 2909
222. K.C. Jones* 2908
223. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
225. Mark Aguirre 2871
226. Kevin Durant 2867
227. Bernard King* 2863
228. Hersey Hawkins 2860
229. Beno Udrih 2858
230. Jim Jackson 2851
231. Bob Dandridge 2846
232. Dana Barros 2837
233. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
234. Adrian Dantley* 2830
235. Eddie Jones 2812
  Derrick Rose 2812
237. Kevin Loughery 2803
238. Sidney Moncrief 2793
239. James Worthy* 2791
240. Josh Smith 2789
241. J.J. Barea 2779
242. Dick Snyder 2767
243. John Paxson 2758
244. Ramon Sessions 2757
245. Dan Majerle 2755
246. Rodney McCray 2750
247. Howard Eisley 2748
248. Jerry Lucas* 2732
249. Otis Thorpe 2730
250. Byron Scott 2729
  Dick Barnett 2729

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player AST
1. Louie Dampier* 4044
2. Mack Calvin 3067
3. Bill Melchionni 3044
4. Freddie Lewis 2883
5. Jimmy Jones 2786
6. Ron Boone 2569
7. Larry Brown* 2509
8. Chuck Williams 2420
9. Warren Jabali 2389
10. Roger Brown* 2315
11. Fatty Taylor 2275
12. Gerald Govan 2164
13. Donnie Freeman 2121
14. Bill Keller 1980
15. Julius Erving* 1952
16. Ralph Simpson 1878
17. Al Smith 1793
18. Larry Jones 1760
19. Glen Combs 1639
20. George Lehmann 1557
21. Don Buse 1505
22. Walter Simon 1486
23. Willie Wise 1452
  Steve Jones 1452
25. James Silas 1413
26. Joe Caldwell 1390
27. Ted McClain 1368
28. Rich Jones 1348
29. George Thompson 1336
  Gene Littles 1336
31. Cincinnatus Powell 1330
32. Artis Gilmore* 1273
33. Jimmy O'Brien 1244
34. John Roche 1240
35. Joe Hamilton 1208
36. Jim Eakins 1197
  Doug Moe 1197
38. Mike Gale 1181
39. Johnny Neumann 1177
40. Billy Paultz 1163
41. Larry Miller 1155
42. Wil Jones 1141
43. Mel Daniels* 1134
44. George McGinnis* 1104
45. Dan Issel* 1103
46. Trooper Washington 1027
47. Brian Taylor 1002
  Jeffrey Congdon 1002
49. Red Robbins 1001
50. Mike Lewis 1000
51. Charles Williams 992
52. Bob Verga 987
53. Stew Johnson 984
54. George Carter 958
55. Byron Beck 945
56. Warren Davis 944
57. Rick Barry* 935
58. Goose Ligon 910
59. Bob Warren 898
60. Darel Carrier 896
61. Bo Lamar 886
62. Stephen Chubin 885
63. Dave Twardzik 883
64. Charles Beasley 860
65. Bob Netolicky 848
66. Dave Robisch 842
67. Levern Tart 830
68. Skeeter Swift 820
69. Charlie Scott 819
70. Mervin Jackson 813
71. Coby Dietrick 750
72. Bird Averitt 748
73. George Karl 744
74. Les Hunter 741
75. Ira Harge 736
76. Mike Barrett 730
77. Larry Cannon 720
78. Mike Barr 686
79. Billy Cunningham* 680
80. Rick Mount 676
81. Ronald Franz 668
82. Billy Shepherd 657
  Julius Keye 657
84. Gene Moore 648
85. Maurice McHartley 641
  Lonnie Wright 641
87. Bobby Jones 634
88. John Williamson 628
  Oliver Taylor 628
90. Wayne Hightower 622
91. Wendell Ladner 621
92. John Beasley 602
93. George Gervin* 584
94. Kevin Joyce 580
95. John Brisker 562
96. Darnell Hillman 551
97. Tom Owens 549
98. Zelmo Beaty* 526
99. Art Heyman 518
100. Maurice Lucas 511
101. Randolph Mahaffey 507
102. Jackie Moreland 505
  Willie Somerset 505
104. Connie Hawkins* 504
  Mike Butler 504
106. Marv Roberts 498
107. Randy Denton 495
108. John Barnhill 488
109. Caldwell Jones 453
110. Lee Davis 435
111. George Irvine 428
112. Billy Knight 427
113. Julian Hammond 421
114. Ron Perry 420
115. Neil Johnson 415
116. Arthur Becker 410
117. Cliff Hagan* 404
118. Al Skinner 401
119. Marvin Barnes 399
120. Claude Terry 392
121. Barry Parkhill 386
122. Larry Kenon 385
123. Frank Card 372
124. Jan Van Breda Kolff 363
125. Manny Leaks 351
126. Collis Jones 338
127. Gus Gerard 336
128. Simmie Hill 334
129. George Stone 333
130. Arvesta Kelly 331
131. Skip Thoren 329
132. Andrew Anderson 327
133. Donald Sidle 325
134. Bob Bedell 320
135. Craig Raymond 319
136. George Adams 317
137. Wayne Chapman 316
138. David Thompson* 308
139. George Peeples 304
140. Barry Liebowitz 301
  Larry Finch 301
142. Ed Manning 294
143. Goo Kennedy 293
144. Tim Bassett 291
145. Mike Pratt 286
146. Swen Nater 281
147. Tony Jackson 279
148. Bernie Williams 278
149. Jim Caldwell 277
150. Sam Smith 274
151. Jimmy Rayl 273
152. Chico Vaughn 271
153. Mike Jackson 254
154. Lester Selvage 252
155. Bud Olsen 249
156. Mike Green 247
157. Tom Thacker 244
  Henry Logan 244
159. Steven Kramer 236
160. Willie Murrell 233
161. Bobby Lloyd 229
162. Joe Hamood 227
  Willie Sojourner 227
164. M.L. Carr 224
165. Patrick McFarland 219
  Ollie Darden 219
167. Jim Chones 213
168. Willie Long 209
169. Bobby Rascoe 208
170. Gary Bradds 207
171. Travis Grant 204
172. Darrell Elston 202
173. Ronald Thomas 198
174. Grant Simmons 197
175. Sonny Dove 196
176. Stephen Vacendak 194
177. Jimmy Foster 190
  Spencer Haywood* 190
179. Joe DePre 185
180. Tom Hoover 181
  Kendall Rhine 181
182. Ed Johnson 180
183. Chuck Terry 179
184. Will Frazier 170
185. Don Chaney 169
186. Hank Whitney 168
187. Ray Scott 163
188. Bill McGill 162
189. Samuel Robinson 160
  Mel Peterson 160
191. Don Carlos 159
192. Dan Anderson 158
193. Len Elmore 157
194. Ervin Inniger 156
195. Mel Nowell 155
196. Wali Jones 152
  Jim Jarvis 152
  Ben Warley 152
199. Jerry Harkness 150
200. Al Cueto 144
  Hal Hale 144
202. Riney Lochmann 143
203. Don Adams 142
  Fly Williams 142
  Bobby Hooper 142
  Mark Olberding 142
207. Rich Niemann 140
  Moses Malone* 140
209. Bob Lackey 137
210. Monte Towe 136
211. Jim Hadnot 135
  David Vaughn 135
  Tom Hagan 135
214. Tommie Bowens 134
215. Mike Flynn 133
216. Wilbert Robinson 132
  Barry Orms 132
218. Ticky Burden 131
219. Jim Ard 129
220. Jim Bradley 128
  Dennis Wuycik 128
222. Calvin Fowler 126
223. Dave Lattin 122
224. Allan Bristow 121
  Shaler Halimon 121
226. Leary Lentz 120
  Jerry Pettway 120
228. Jim McDaniels 118
229. Loyd King 117
230. John Smith 116
231. Mike D'Antoni 115
232. George Tinsley 114
233. Pierre Russell 112
  Flynn Robinson 112
  Al Tucker 112
236. Billy Harris 111
237. Johnny Baum 110
238. Charles Edge 109
239. Lloyd Batts 106
240. John Fairchild 104
241. Richard Clark 101
242. Billy Evans 100
243. Mel Bennett 97
244. Keith Swagerty 95
  Bill Bunting 95
246. Larry Bunce 94
  Billy Schaeffer 94
248. Roger Brown 93
249. Scott English 92
250. Errol Palmer 91
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