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.Chris Paul 10749
4.Steve Nash* 10335
5.Mark Jackson 10334
6.Magic Johnson* 10141
7.LeBron James 9923
8.Oscar Robertson* 9887
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Russell Westbrook 8432
13.Rod Strickland 7987
14.Rajon Rondo 7503
15.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
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.Kyle Lowry 6318
32.Kobe Bryant* 6306
33.Jerry West* 6238
34.James Harden 6155
35.Scottie Pippen* 6135
36.Clyde Drexler* 6125
37.John Havlicek* 6114
38.Baron Davis 6025
39.Mookie Blaylock 5972
40.Sam Cassell 5939
41.Avery Johnson 5846
42.Nick Van Exel 5777
43.Dwyane Wade 5701
44.Larry Bird* 5695
45.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
46.Chauncey Billups 5636
47.Michael Jordan* 5633
48.Allen Iverson* 5624
49.John Wall 5557
50.Mike Bibby 5517
51.Dennis Johnson* 5499
52.Kevin Garnett* 5445
53.Jason Terry 5415
54.Dave Bing* 5397
55.Damon Stoudamire 5371
56.Kevin Porter 5314
57.Jeff Hornacek 5281
58.Stephen Curry 5258
59.Mike Conley 5249
60.Karl Malone* 5248
61.Rickey Green 5221
62.Norm Van Lier 5217
63.Kenny Anderson 5196
64.Julius Erving* 5176
65.Sleepy Floyd 5175
66.Jrue Holiday 5154
67.José Calderón 5148
68.Andre Iguodala 5111
69.Raymond Felton 5096
70.Ricky Rubio 5045
71.Walt Frazier* 5040
72.Joe Johnson 5001
73.Rick Barry* 4952
74.Nate McMillan 4893
75.Doc Rivers 4889
76.Mark Price 4863
77.Gail Goodrich* 4805
78.Damian Lillard 4726
79.Vince Carter 4714
80.Brad Davis 4709
81.Paul Pierce* 4708
82.Fat Lever 4696
83.Louie Dampier* 4687
84.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
85.Joe Dumars* 4612
86.Jason Williams 4611
87.Gus Williams 4597
88.Jeff Teague 4585
89.Jamal Crawford 4541
90.Hal Greer* 4540
91.Sherman Douglas 4536
92.Jameer Nelson 4508
93.Randy Smith 4487
94.Brevin Knight 4481
95.Don Buse 4425
96.Terrell Brandon 4407
97.Calvin Murphy* 4402
98.Ray Allen* 4361
99.Alex English* 4351
100.Spud Webb 4342
101.Jay Humphries 4339
102.Vern Fleming 4293
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.Goran Dragić 4177
115.Tracy McGrady* 4161
116.David Wesley 4159
117.Reggie Miller* 4141
118.Bill Russell* 4100
119.Jo Jo White* 4095
120.Kenny Smith 4073
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.Kevin Durant 3888
132.Kemba Walker 3882
133.Scott Skiles 3881
134.Walter Davis 3878
135.Earl Watson 3871
136.Devin Harris 3869
137.Johnny Moore 3866
138.Monta Ellis 3856
139.Ron Boone 3842
140.Detlef Schrempf 3833
141.Wes Unseld* 3822
142.Derek Fisher 3804
143.Ray Williams 3779
144.Andy Phillip* 3759
145.Sam Lacey 3754
146.Lou Williams 3744
147.D.J. Augustin 3727
148.Paul Pressey 3715
149.Luke Ridnour 3713
150.Larry Drew 3702
151.Boris Diaw 3684
152.Michael Cooper 3666
153.Latrell Sprewell 3664
154.Draymond Green 3663
155.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
156.Elgin Baylor* 3650
157.Derrick Rose 3646
158.Mack Calvin 3617
159.Sedale Threatt 3613
160.Earl Monroe* 3594
161.Paul Westphal* 3591
162.Pete Maravich* 3563
163.DeMar DeRozan 3562
164.Walt Hazzard 3555
165.Lamar Odom 3554
166.Darren Collison 3545
167.Vlade Divac* 3541
168.Eric Bledsoe 3527
 Jalen Rose 3527
170.Chris Webber* 3526
171.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
173.Charlie Scott* 3515
174.Archie Clark 3498
175.Jack Sikma* 3488
176.Steve Francis 3473
177.Chris Mullin* 3450
178.Steve Blake 3446
179.Eddie Johnson 3436
180.Mitch Richmond* 3398
181.Carmelo Anthony 3397
182.Darrell Armstrong 3394
183.Kyrie Irving 3372
184.Johnny Davis 3368
185.Mike Newlin 3364
186.Allen Leavell 3339
187.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
188.World B. Free 3319
189.Ty Lawson 3316
190.Bimbo Coles 3313
191.Billy Cunningham* 3305
192.John Johnson 3285
193.Darrell Walker 3276
194.J.J. Barea 3270
195.Bill Melchionni 3247
196.Michael Finley 3245
197.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
198.Charles Oakley 3217
199.Larry Costello 3215
200.Vinnie Johnson 3212
201.Rafer Alston 3202
202.Lucius Allen 3174
203.Antoine Walker 3170
204.Nicolas Batum 3163
205.Fred Brown 3160
 Slater Martin* 3160
207.Brandon Jennings 3151
208.Mike Gale 3146
209.Gerald Henderson 3141
210.Tom Henderson 3136
211.Richard Hamilton 3125
212.Toni Kukoč* 3119
213.Quinn Buckner 3114
214.Foots Walker 3111
215.Clifford Robinson 3094
216.George McGinnis* 3089
217.John Starks 3085
218.Phil Ford 3083
219.Darnell Valentine 3080
220.Dolph Schayes* 3072
221.Jimmy Jones 3069
222.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
223.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
224.Al Horford 3053
225.Artis Gilmore* 3050
226.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
227.Jeff Mullins 3023
228.Nikola Jokić 3016
229.Gary Grant 3013
230.Bob Lanier* 3007
231.Lionel Hollins 3006
232.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
234.Marc Gasol 2996
235.Doug Christie 2992
236.Rolando Blackman 2981
237.Freddie Lewis 2979
238.Blake Griffin 2967
239.Anthony Mason 2963
240.Tom Gola* 2962
241.Kendall Gill 2945
242.Howard Komives 2941
243.Antonio Daniels 2934
244.Bob Weiss 2931
245.Steve Smith 2922
246.Vernon Maxwell 2912
247.Dave Cowens* 2910
248.Gilbert Arenas 2909
249.K.C. Jones* 2908
250.Dan Issel* 2907

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.Steve Jones 1452
 Willie Wise 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.Doug Moe 1197
 Jim Eakins 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.Charlie 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.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.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.Ollie Darden 219
 Patrick McFarland 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.Spencer Haywood* 190
 Jimmy Foster 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.Mel Peterson 160
 Samuel Robinson 160
191.Don Carlos 159
192.Dan Anderson 158
193.Len Elmore 157
194.Ervin Inniger 156
195.Mel Nowell 155
196.Jim Jarvis 152
 Ben Warley 152
 Wali Jones 152
199.Jerry Harkness 150
200.Hal Hale 144
 Al Cueto 144
202.Riney Lochmann 143
203.Bobby Hooper 142
 Don Adams 142
 Fly Williams 142
 Mark Olberding 142
207.Rich Niemann 140
 Moses Malone* 140
209.Bob Lackey 137
210.Monte Towe 136
211.Jim Hadnot 135
 Tom Hagan 135
 David Vaughn 135
214.Tommie Bowens 134
215.Mike Flynn 133
216.Barry Orms 132
 Wilbert Robinson 132
218.Ticky Burden 131
219.Jim Ard 129
220.Dennis Wuycik 128
 Jim Bradley 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
 Pierre Russell 112
 Flynn Robinson 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.Chris Paul 10749
4.Steve Nash* 10335
5.Mark Jackson 10334
6.Magic Johnson* 10141
7.LeBron James 9923
8.Oscar Robertson* 9887
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Russell Westbrook 8432
13.Rod Strickland 7987
14.Rajon Rondo 7503
15.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
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.Kyle Lowry 6318
32.Kobe Bryant* 6306
33.Jerry West* 6238
34.James Harden 6155
35.Scottie Pippen* 6135
36.Clyde Drexler* 6125
37.John Havlicek* 6114
38.Baron Davis 6025
39.Mookie Blaylock 5972
40.Sam Cassell 5939
41.Avery Johnson 5846
42.Nick Van Exel 5777
43.Dwyane Wade 5701
44.Larry Bird* 5695
45.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
46.Chauncey Billups 5636
47.Michael Jordan* 5633
48.Allen Iverson* 5624
49.John Wall 5557
50.Mike Bibby 5517
51.Dennis Johnson* 5499
52.Kevin Garnett* 5445
53.Jason Terry 5415
54.Dave Bing* 5397
55.Damon Stoudamire 5371
56.Kevin Porter 5314
57.Jeff Hornacek 5281
58.Stephen Curry 5258
59.Mike Conley 5249
60.Karl Malone* 5248
61.Rickey Green 5221
62.Norm Van Lier 5217
63.Kenny Anderson 5196
64.Sleepy Floyd 5175
65.Jrue Holiday 5154
66.José Calderón 5148
67.Andre Iguodala 5111
68.Raymond Felton 5096
69.Ricky Rubio 5045
70.Walt Frazier* 5040
71.Joe Johnson 5001
72.Nate McMillan 4893
73.Doc Rivers 4889
74.Mark Price 4863
75.Gail Goodrich* 4805
76.Damian Lillard 4726
77.Vince Carter 4714
78.Brad Davis 4709
79.Paul Pierce* 4708
80.Fat Lever 4696
81.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
82.Joe Dumars* 4612
83.Jason Williams 4611
84.Gus Williams 4597
85.Jeff Teague 4585
86.Jamal Crawford 4541
87.Hal Greer* 4540
88.Sherman Douglas 4536
89.Jameer Nelson 4508
90.Randy Smith 4487
91.Brevin Knight 4481
92.Terrell Brandon 4407
93.Calvin Murphy* 4402
94.Ray Allen* 4361
95.Alex English* 4351
96.Spud Webb 4342
97.Jay Humphries 4339
98.Vern Fleming 4293
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.Goran Dragić 4177
111.Tracy McGrady* 4161
112.David Wesley 4159
113.Reggie Miller* 4141
114.Bill Russell* 4100
115.Jo Jo White* 4095
116.Kenny Smith 4073
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.Kevin Durant 3888
129.Kemba Walker 3882
130.Scott Skiles 3881
131.Walter Davis 3878
132.Earl Watson 3871
133.Devin Harris 3869
134.Johnny Moore 3866
135.Monta Ellis 3856
136.Detlef Schrempf 3833
137.Wes Unseld* 3822
138.Derek Fisher 3804
139.Ray Williams 3779
140.Andy Phillip* 3759
141.Sam Lacey 3754
142.Lou Williams 3744
143.D.J. Augustin 3727
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.Draymond Green 3663
151.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
152.Elgin Baylor* 3650
153.Derrick Rose 3646
154.Sedale Threatt 3613
155.Earl Monroe* 3594
156.Paul Westphal* 3591
157.Pete Maravich* 3563
158.DeMar DeRozan 3562
159.Walt Hazzard 3555
160.Lamar Odom 3554
161.Darren Collison 3545
162.Vlade Divac* 3541
163.Eric Bledsoe 3527
 Jalen Rose 3527
165.Chris Webber* 3526
166.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
168.Archie Clark 3498
169.Jack Sikma* 3488
170.Steve Francis 3473
171.Chris Mullin* 3450
172.Steve Blake 3446
173.Eddie Johnson 3436
174.Mitch Richmond* 3398
175.Carmelo Anthony 3397
176.Darrell Armstrong 3394
177.Kyrie Irving 3372
178.Johnny Davis 3368
179.Mike Newlin 3364
180.Allen Leavell 3339
181.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
182.World B. Free 3319
183.Ty Lawson 3316
184.Bimbo Coles 3313
185.John Johnson 3285
186.Darrell Walker 3276
187.J.J. Barea 3270
188.Michael Finley 3245
189.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
190.Julius Erving* 3224
191.Charles Oakley 3217
192.Larry Costello 3215
193.Vinnie Johnson 3212
194.Rafer Alston 3202
195.Lucius Allen 3174
196.Antoine Walker 3170
197.Nicolas Batum 3163
198.Fred Brown 3160
 Slater Martin* 3160
200.Brandon Jennings 3151
201.Gerald Henderson 3141
202.Tom Henderson 3136
203.Richard Hamilton 3125
204.Toni Kukoč* 3119
205.Quinn Buckner 3114
206.Foots Walker 3111
207.Clifford Robinson 3094
208.John Starks 3085
209.Phil Ford 3083
210.Darnell Valentine 3080
211.Dolph Schayes* 3072
212.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
213.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
214.Al Horford 3053
215.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
216.Jeff Mullins 3023
217.Nikola Jokić 3016
218.Gary Grant 3013
219.Bob Lanier* 3007
220.Lionel Hollins 3006
221.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
223.Marc Gasol 2996
224.Doug Christie 2992
225.Rolando Blackman 2981
226.Blake Griffin 2967
227.Anthony Mason 2963
228.Tom Gola* 2962
229.Kendall Gill 2945
230.Howard Komives 2941
231.Antonio Daniels 2934
232.Bob Weiss 2931
233.Steve Smith 2922
234.Don Buse 2920
235.Vernon Maxwell 2912
236.Dave Cowens* 2910
237.Gilbert Arenas 2909
238.K.C. Jones* 2908
239.Brent Barry 2892
 Carl Braun* 2892
241.Mark Aguirre 2871
242.Giannis Antetokounmpo 2870
243.Bernard King* 2863
244.Hersey Hawkins 2860
245.Beno Udrih 2858
246.Tyreke Evans 2852
247.Jim Jackson 2851
248.Bob Dandridge* 2846
 Reggie Jackson 2846
250.Dana Barros 2837