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.Chris Paul 9950
7.Oscar Robertson* 9887
8.LeBron James 9626
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Rod Strickland 7987
13.Russell Westbrook 7552
14.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
15.Rajon Rondo 7285
16.Lenny Wilkens* 7211
17.Terry Porter 7160
18.Tim Hardaway 7095
19.Tony Parker 7036
20.Bob Cousy* 6955
21.Guy Rodgers* 6917
22.Deron Williams 6819
23.Muggsy Bogues 6726
24.Kevin Johnson 6711
25.Derek Harper 6577
26.Tiny Archibald* 6476
27.Stephon Marbury 6471
28.John Lucas 6454
29.Reggie Theus 6453
30.Norm Nixon 6386
31.Kobe Bryant* 6306
32.Jerry West* 6238
33.Scottie Pippen* 6135
34.Clyde Drexler* 6125
35.John Havlicek* 6114
36.Baron Davis 6025
37.Mookie Blaylock 5972
38.Sam Cassell 5939
39.Avery Johnson 5846
40.Kyle Lowry 5842
41.Nick Van Exel 5777
42.Dwyane Wade 5701
43.Larry Bird* 5695
44.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
45.Chauncey Billups 5636
46.Michael Jordan* 5633
47.Allen Iverson* 5624
48.James Harden 5600
49.Mike Bibby 5517
50.Dennis Johnson* 5499
51.Kevin Garnett* 5445
52.John Wall 5433
53.Jason Terry 5415
54.Dave Bing* 5397
55.Damon Stoudamire 5371
56.Kevin Porter 5314
57.Jeff Hornacek 5281
58.Karl Malone* 5248
59.Rickey Green 5221
60.Norm Van Lier 5217
61.Kenny Anderson 5196
62.Julius Erving* 5176
63.Sleepy Floyd 5175
64.José Calderón 5148
65.Raymond Felton 5096
66.Walt Frazier* 5040
67.Joe Johnson 5001
68.Rick Barry* 4952
69.Andre Iguodala 4947
70.Nate McMillan 4893
71.Doc Rivers 4889
72.Mike Conley 4881
73.Mark Price 4863
74.Stephen Curry 4842
75.Gail Goodrich* 4805
76.Vince Carter 4714
77.Brad Davis 4709
78.Paul Pierce 4708
79.Fat Lever 4696
80.Jrue Holiday 4689
81.Louie Dampier* 4687
82.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
83.Joe Dumars* 4612
84.Jason Williams 4611
85.Ricky Rubio 4605
86.Gus Williams 4597
87.Jamal Crawford 4541
88.Hal Greer* 4540
89.Sherman Douglas 4536
90.Jeff Teague 4508
 Jameer Nelson 4508
92.Randy Smith 4487
93.Brevin Knight 4481
94.Don Buse 4425
95.Terrell Brandon 4407
96.Calvin Murphy* 4402
97.Ray Allen* 4361
98.Alex English* 4351
99.Spud Webb 4342
100.Jay Humphries 4339
101.Vern Fleming 4293
102.Damian Lillard 4273
103.Grant Hill* 4252
104.Kirk Hinrich 4245
 Eric Snow 4245
106.Tim Duncan* 4225
107.Charles Barkley* 4215
108.Richie Guerin* 4211
109.Michael Adams 4209
110.Dick McGuire* 4205
111.Danny Ainge 4199
112.Rory Sparrow 4192
113.Pooh Richardson 4180
114.Tracy McGrady* 4161
115.David Wesley 4159
116.Reggie Miller* 4141
117.Bill Russell* 4100
118.Jo Jo White* 4095
119.Kenny Smith 4073
120.Goran Dragić 4051
121.Alvan Adams 4012
122.Manu Ginóbili 4001
123.Mo Williams 3990
124.John Bagley 3980
125.Jarrett Jack 3952
126.Alvin Robertson 3929
127.Pau Gasol 3925
128.Brian Shaw 3918
129.Ron Harper 3916
130.Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
131.Scott Skiles 3881
132.Walter Davis 3878
133.Earl Watson 3871
134.Devin Harris 3869
135.Johnny Moore 3866
136.Monta Ellis 3856
137.Ron Boone 3842
138.Detlef Schrempf 3833
139.Wes Unseld* 3822
140.Derek Fisher 3804
141.Ray Williams 3779
142.Andy Phillip* 3759
143.Sam Lacey 3754
144.Paul Pressey 3715
145.Luke Ridnour 3713
146.Larry Drew 3702
147.Boris Diaw 3684
148.Michael Cooper 3666
149.Latrell Sprewell 3664
150.Kemba Walker 3661
151.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
152.Elgin Baylor* 3650
153.Mack Calvin 3617
154.Sedale Threatt 3613
155.Earl Monroe* 3594
156.Paul Westphal* 3591
157.Kevin Durant 3586
 Lou Williams 3586
159.D.J. Augustin 3568
160.Pete Maravich* 3563
161.Walt Hazzard 3555
162.Lamar Odom 3554
163.Darren Collison 3543
164.Vlade Divac* 3541
165.Jalen Rose 3527
166.Chris Webber 3526
167.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
169.Charlie Scott* 3515
170.Archie Clark 3498
171.Jack Sikma* 3488
172.Steve Francis 3473
173.Chris Mullin* 3450
174.Steve Blake 3446
 Derrick Rose 3446
176.Eddie Johnson 3436
177.Mitch Richmond* 3398
178.Darrell Armstrong 3394
179.Johnny Davis 3368
180.Mike Newlin 3364
181.Allen Leavell 3339
182.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
183.World B. Free 3319
184.Ty Lawson 3316
185.Bimbo Coles 3313
186.Billy Cunningham* 3305
187.Carmelo Anthony 3297
188.John Johnson 3285
189.Darrell Walker 3276
190.J.J. Barea 3270
191.Bill Melchionni 3247
192.Michael Finley 3245
193.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
194.Charles Oakley 3217
195.Larry Costello 3215
196.Vinnie Johnson 3212
197.Rafer Alston 3202
198.Eric Bledsoe 3181
199.Lucius Allen 3174
200.Antoine Walker 3170
201.Kyrie Irving 3167
202.Fred Brown 3160
 Slater Martin* 3160
204.Brandon Jennings 3151
205.Mike Gale 3146
206.Gerald Henderson 3141
207.DeMar DeRozan 3138
208.Tom Henderson 3136
209.Richard Hamilton 3125
210.Draymond Green 3122
211.Toni Kukoč 3119
212.Quinn Buckner 3114
213.Foots Walker 3111
214.Clifford Robinson 3094
215.George McGinnis* 3089
216.John Starks 3085
217.Phil Ford 3083
218.Darnell Valentine 3080
219.Dolph Schayes* 3072
220.Jimmy Jones 3069
221.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
222.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
223.Artis Gilmore* 3050
224.Nicolas Batum 3046
225.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
226.Jeff Mullins 3023
227.Gary Grant 3013
228.Bob Lanier* 3007
229.Lionel Hollins 3006
230.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
232.Doug Christie 2992
233.Rolando Blackman 2981
234.Freddie Lewis 2979
235.Anthony Mason 2963
236.Tom Gola* 2962
237.Marc Gasol 2956
238.Kendall Gill 2945
239.Howard Komives 2941
240.Antonio Daniels 2934
241.Bob Weiss 2931
242.Steve Smith 2922
243.Vernon Maxwell 2912
244.Dave Cowens* 2910
245.Gilbert Arenas 2909
246.K.C. Jones* 2908
247.Dan Issel* 2907
248.Al Horford 2902
249.Carl Braun* 2892
 Brent Barry 2892

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.Gene Littles 1336
 George Thompson 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.Jeffrey Congdon 1002
 Brian Taylor 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.Julius Keye 657
 Billy Shepherd 657
84.Gene Moore 648
85.Maurice McHartley 641
 Lonnie Wright 641
87.Bobby Jones* 634
88.Oliver Taylor 628
 John Williamson 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.Mike Butler 504
 Connie Hawkins* 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.Henry Logan 244
 Tom Thacker 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.Ben Warley 152
 Wali Jones 152
 Jim Jarvis 152
199.Jerry Harkness 150
200.Hal Hale 144
 Al Cueto 144
202.Riney Lochmann 143
203.Mark Olberding 142
 Don Adams 142
 Bobby Hooper 142
 Fly Williams 142
207.Rich Niemann 140
 Moses Malone* 140
209.Bob Lackey 137
210.Monte Towe 136
211.Tom Hagan 135
 Jim Hadnot 135
 David Vaughn 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.Shaler Halimon 121
 Allan Bristow 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.Al Tucker 112
 Flynn Robinson 112
 Pierre Russell 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

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.Chris Paul 9950
7.Oscar Robertson* 9887
8.LeBron James 9626
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Rod Strickland 7987
13.Russell Westbrook 7552
14.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
15.Rajon Rondo 7285
16.Lenny Wilkens* 7211
17.Terry Porter 7160
18.Tim Hardaway 7095
19.Tony Parker 7036
20.Bob Cousy* 6955
21.Guy Rodgers* 6917
22.Deron Williams 6819
23.Muggsy Bogues 6726
24.Kevin Johnson 6711
25.Derek Harper 6577
26.Tiny Archibald* 6476
27.Stephon Marbury 6471
28.John Lucas 6454
29.Reggie Theus 6453
30.Norm Nixon 6386
31.Kobe Bryant* 6306
32.Jerry West* 6238
33.Scottie Pippen* 6135
34.Clyde Drexler* 6125
35.John Havlicek* 6114
36.Baron Davis 6025
37.Mookie Blaylock 5972
38.Sam Cassell 5939
39.Avery Johnson 5846
40.Kyle Lowry 5842
41.Nick Van Exel 5777
42.Dwyane Wade 5701
43.Larry Bird* 5695
44.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
45.Chauncey Billups 5636
46.Michael Jordan* 5633
47.Allen Iverson* 5624
48.James Harden 5600
49.Mike Bibby 5517
50.Dennis Johnson* 5499
51.Kevin Garnett* 5445
52.John Wall 5433
53.Jason Terry 5415
54.Dave Bing* 5397
55.Damon Stoudamire 5371
56.Kevin Porter 5314
57.Jeff Hornacek 5281
58.Karl Malone* 5248
59.Rickey Green 5221
60.Norm Van Lier 5217
61.Kenny Anderson 5196
62.Sleepy Floyd 5175
63.José Calderón 5148
64.Raymond Felton 5096
65.Walt Frazier* 5040
66.Joe Johnson 5001
67.Andre Iguodala 4947
68.Nate McMillan 4893
69.Doc Rivers 4889
70.Mike Conley 4881
71.Mark Price 4863
72.Stephen Curry 4842
73.Gail Goodrich* 4805
74.Vince Carter 4714
75.Brad Davis 4709
76.Paul Pierce 4708
77.Fat Lever 4696
78.Jrue Holiday 4689
79.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
80.Joe Dumars* 4612
81.Jason Williams 4611
82.Ricky Rubio 4605
83.Gus Williams 4597
84.Jamal Crawford 4541
85.Hal Greer* 4540
86.Sherman Douglas 4536
87.Jeff Teague 4508
 Jameer Nelson 4508
89.Randy Smith 4487
90.Brevin Knight 4481
91.Terrell Brandon 4407
92.Calvin Murphy* 4402
93.Ray Allen* 4361
94.Alex English* 4351
95.Spud Webb 4342
96.Jay Humphries 4339
97.Vern Fleming 4293
98.Damian Lillard 4273
99.Grant Hill* 4252
100.Kirk Hinrich 4245
 Eric Snow 4245
102.Tim Duncan* 4225
103.Charles Barkley* 4215
104.Richie Guerin* 4211
105.Michael Adams 4209
106.Dick McGuire* 4205
107.Danny Ainge 4199
108.Rory Sparrow 4192
109.Pooh Richardson 4180
110.Tracy McGrady* 4161
111.David Wesley 4159
112.Reggie Miller* 4141
113.Bill Russell* 4100
114.Jo Jo White* 4095
115.Kenny Smith 4073
116.Goran Dragić 4051
117.Rick Barry* 4017
118.Alvan Adams 4012
119.Manu Ginóbili 4001
120.Mo Williams 3990
121.John Bagley 3980
122.Jarrett Jack 3952
123.Alvin Robertson 3929
124.Pau Gasol 3925
125.Brian Shaw 3918
126.Ron Harper 3916
127.Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
128.Scott Skiles 3881
129.Walter Davis 3878
130.Earl Watson 3871
131.Devin Harris 3869
132.Johnny Moore 3866
133.Monta Ellis 3856
134.Detlef Schrempf 3833
135.Wes Unseld* 3822
136.Derek Fisher 3804
137.Ray Williams 3779
138.Andy Phillip* 3759
139.Sam Lacey 3754
140.Paul Pressey 3715
141.Luke Ridnour 3713
142.Larry Drew 3702
143.Boris Diaw 3684
144.Michael Cooper 3666
145.Latrell Sprewell 3664
146.Kemba Walker 3661
147.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
148.Elgin Baylor* 3650
149.Sedale Threatt 3613
150.Earl Monroe* 3594
151.Paul Westphal* 3591
152.Lou Williams 3586
 Kevin Durant 3586
154.D.J. Augustin 3568
155.Pete Maravich* 3563
156.Walt Hazzard 3555
157.Lamar Odom 3554
158.Darren Collison 3543
159.Vlade Divac* 3541
160.Jalen Rose 3527
161.Chris Webber 3526
162.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
164.Archie Clark 3498
165.Jack Sikma* 3488
166.Steve Francis 3473
167.Chris Mullin* 3450
168.Steve Blake 3446
 Derrick Rose 3446
170.Eddie Johnson 3436
171.Mitch Richmond* 3398
172.Darrell Armstrong 3394
173.Johnny Davis 3368
174.Mike Newlin 3364
175.Allen Leavell 3339
176.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
177.World B. Free 3319
178.Ty Lawson 3316
179.Bimbo Coles 3313
180.Carmelo Anthony 3297
181.John Johnson 3285
182.Darrell Walker 3276
183.J.J. Barea 3270
184.Michael Finley 3245
185.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
186.Julius Erving* 3224
187.Charles Oakley 3217
188.Larry Costello 3215
189.Vinnie Johnson 3212
190.Rafer Alston 3202
191.Eric Bledsoe 3181
192.Lucius Allen 3174
193.Antoine Walker 3170
194.Kyrie Irving 3167
195.Slater Martin* 3160
 Fred Brown 3160
197.Brandon Jennings 3151
198.Gerald Henderson 3141
199.DeMar DeRozan 3138
200.Tom Henderson 3136
201.Richard Hamilton 3125
202.Draymond Green 3122
203.Toni Kukoč 3119
204.Quinn Buckner 3114
205.Foots Walker 3111
206.Clifford Robinson 3094
207.John Starks 3085
208.Phil Ford 3083
209.Darnell Valentine 3080
210.Dolph Schayes* 3072
211.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
212.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
213.Nicolas Batum 3046
214.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
215.Jeff Mullins 3023
216.Gary Grant 3013
217.Bob Lanier* 3007
218.Lionel Hollins 3006
219.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
221.Doug Christie 2992
222.Rolando Blackman 2981
223.Anthony Mason 2963
224.Tom Gola* 2962
225.Marc Gasol 2956
226.Kendall Gill 2945
227.Howard Komives 2941
228.Antonio Daniels 2934
229.Bob Weiss 2931
230.Steve Smith 2922
231.Don Buse 2920
232.Vernon Maxwell 2912
233.Dave Cowens* 2910
234.Gilbert Arenas 2909
235.K.C. Jones* 2908
236.Al Horford 2902
237.Brent Barry 2892
 Carl Braun* 2892
239.Mark Aguirre 2871
240.Bernard King* 2863
241.Hersey Hawkins 2860
242.Beno Udrih 2858
243.Tyreke Evans 2852
244.Jim Jackson 2851
245.Bob Dandridge 2846
246.Dana Barros 2837
247.Hedo Türkoğlu 2832
248.Adrian Dantley* 2830
249.Blake Griffin 2826
250.Eddie Jones 2812