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. Chris Paul 8581
10. Andre Miller 8524
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. LeBron James 7980
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. Tony Parker 6765
21. Muggsy Bogues 6726
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. Rajon Rondo 6397
29. Norm Nixon 6386
30. Kobe Bryant 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. Russell Westbrook 5897
39. Avery Johnson 5846
40. Nick Van Exel 5777
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. Jason Terry 5378
51. Damon Stoudamire 5371
52. Dwyane Wade 5346
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. Raymond Felton 5002
63. Jose Calderon 4995
64. Joe Johnson 4964
65. John Wall 4953
66. Rick Barry* 4952
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. Vince Carter 4563
80. Andre Iguodala 4556
81. Hal Greer* 4540
82. Sherman Douglas 4536
83. Jameer Nelson 4500
84. Randy Smith 4487
85. Brevin Knight 4481
86. Kyle Lowry 4479
87. Don Buse 4425
88. Terrell Brandon 4407
89. Calvin Murphy* 4402
90. Ray Allen 4361
91. Alex English* 4351
92. Spud Webb 4342
93. Jay Humphries 4339
94. Vern Fleming 4293
95. Jamal Crawford 4260
96. Grant Hill 4252
97. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
99. Tim Duncan 4225
100. Charles Barkley* 4215
101. Richie Guerin* 4211
102. Michael Adams 4209
103. Stephen Curry 4205
  Dick McGuire* 4205
105. Danny Ainge 4199
106. Rory Sparrow 4192
107. Pooh Richardson 4180
108. Tracy McGrady* 4161
109. David Wesley 4159
110. Reggie Miller* 4141
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. James Harden 3986
118. John Bagley 3980
119. Manu Ginobili 3952
120. Jarrett Jack 3936
121. Alvin Robertson 3929
122. Brian Shaw 3918
123. Ron Harper 3916
124. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
125. Scott Skiles 3881
126. Walter Davis 3878
127. Earl Watson 3871
128. Johnny Moore 3866
129. Monta Ellis 3856
130. Ron Boone 3842
131. Detlef Schrempf 3833
132. Wes Unseld* 3822
133. Pau Gasol 3821
134. Derek Fisher 3804
135. Ray Williams 3779
136. Andy Phillip* 3759
137. Sam Lacey 3754
138. Paul Pressey 3715
139. Luke Ridnour 3713
140. Larry Drew 3702
141. Devin Harris 3691
142. Boris Diaw 3684
143. Jeff Teague 3669
144. Michael Cooper 3666
145. Latrell Sprewell 3664
146. Elgin Baylor* 3650
147. Mack Calvin 3617
148. Sedale Threatt 3613
149. Earl Monroe* 3594
150. Paul Westphal 3591
151. Dirk Nowitzki 3587
152. Pete Maravich* 3563
153. Walt Hazzard 3555
154. Lamar Odom 3554
155. Vlade Divac 3541
156. Jalen Rose 3527
157. Chris Webber 3526
158. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
160. Charlie Scott 3515
161. Archie Clark 3498
162. Jack Sikma 3488
163. Steve Francis 3473
164. Jrue Holiday 3469
165. Chris Mullin* 3450
166. Steve Blake 3446
167. Eddie Johnson 3436
168. Mitch Richmond* 3398
169. Darrell Armstrong 3394
170. Goran Dragic 3374
171. Johnny Davis 3368
172. Mike Newlin 3364
173. Allen Leavell 3339
174. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
175. World B. Free 3319
176. Ty Lawson 3316
177. Bimbo Coles 3313
178. Billy Cunningham* 3305
179. John Johnson 3285
180. Darrell Walker 3276
181. Ricky Rubio 3275
182. Bill Melchionni 3247
183. Michael Finley 3245
184. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
185. Charles Oakley 3217
186. Larry Costello 3215
187. Vinnie Johnson 3212
188. Rafer Alston 3202
189. Lucius Allen 3174
190. Antoine Walker 3170
191. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
193. Mike Gale 3146
194. Gerald Henderson 3141
195. Tom Henderson 3136
196. Carmelo Anthony 3134
197. Richard Hamilton 3125
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. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
219. Doug Christie 2992
220. Darren Collison 2989
221. Rolando Blackman 2981
222. Freddie Lewis 2979
223. Anthony Mason 2963
224. Tom Gola* 2962
225. Kevin Durant 2946
226. Kendall Gill 2945
227. Howard Komives 2941
228. Antonio Daniels 2934
229. Bob Weiss 2931
230. Steve Smith 2922
231. Vernon Maxwell 2912
232. Dave Cowens* 2910
233. Gilbert Arenas 2909
234. K.C. Jones* 2908
235. Dan Issel* 2907
236. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
238. Mark Aguirre 2871
239. Chuck Williams 2869
240. Bernard King* 2863
241. Hersey Hawkins 2860
242. Beno Udrih 2858
243. Jim Jackson 2851
244. Bob Dandridge 2846
245. J.J. Barea 2845
246. Dana Barros 2837
247. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
248. Adrian Dantley* 2830
249. Derrick Rose 2825
250. Eddie Jones 2812

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. Chris Paul 8581
10. Andre Miller 8524
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. LeBron James 7980
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. Tony Parker 6765
21. Muggsy Bogues 6726
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. Rajon Rondo 6397
29. Norm Nixon 6386
30. Kobe Bryant 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. Russell Westbrook 5897
39. Avery Johnson 5846
40. Nick Van Exel 5777
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. Jason Terry 5378
51. Damon Stoudamire 5371
52. Dwyane Wade 5346
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. Raymond Felton 5002
62. Jose Calderon 4995
63. Joe Johnson 4964
64. John Wall 4953
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. Vince Carter 4563
77. Andre Iguodala 4556
78. Hal Greer* 4540
79. Sherman Douglas 4536
80. Jameer Nelson 4500
81. Randy Smith 4487
82. Brevin Knight 4481
83. Kyle Lowry 4479
84. Terrell Brandon 4407
85. Calvin Murphy* 4402
86. Ray Allen 4361
87. Alex English* 4351
88. Spud Webb 4342
89. Jay Humphries 4339
90. Vern Fleming 4293
91. Jamal Crawford 4260
92. Grant Hill 4252
93. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
95. Tim Duncan 4225
96. Charles Barkley* 4215
97. Richie Guerin* 4211
98. Michael Adams 4209
99. Stephen Curry 4205
  Dick McGuire* 4205
101. Danny Ainge 4199
102. Rory Sparrow 4192
103. Pooh Richardson 4180
104. Tracy McGrady* 4161
105. David Wesley 4159
106. Reggie Miller* 4141
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. James Harden 3986
115. John Bagley 3980
116. Manu Ginobili 3952
117. Jarrett Jack 3936
118. Alvin Robertson 3929
119. Brian Shaw 3918
120. Ron Harper 3916
121. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
122. Scott Skiles 3881
123. Walter Davis 3878
124. Earl Watson 3871
125. Johnny Moore 3866
126. Monta Ellis 3856
127. Detlef Schrempf 3833
128. Wes Unseld* 3822
129. Pau Gasol 3821
130. Derek Fisher 3804
131. Ray Williams 3779
132. Andy Phillip* 3759
133. Sam Lacey 3754
134. Paul Pressey 3715
135. Luke Ridnour 3713
136. Larry Drew 3702
137. Devin Harris 3691
138. Boris Diaw 3684
139. Jeff Teague 3669
140. Michael Cooper 3666
141. Latrell Sprewell 3664
142. Elgin Baylor* 3650
143. Sedale Threatt 3613
144. Earl Monroe* 3594
145. Paul Westphal 3591
146. Dirk Nowitzki 3587
147. Pete Maravich* 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. Jrue Holiday 3469
159. Chris Mullin* 3450
160. Steve Blake 3446
161. Eddie Johnson 3436
162. Mitch Richmond* 3398
163. Darrell Armstrong 3394
164. Goran Dragic 3374
165. Johnny Davis 3368
166. Mike Newlin 3364
167. Allen Leavell 3339
168. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
169. World B. Free 3319
170. Ty Lawson 3316
171. Bimbo Coles 3313
172. John Johnson 3285
173. Darrell Walker 3276
174. Ricky Rubio 3275
175. Michael Finley 3245
176. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
177. Julius Erving* 3224
178. Charles Oakley 3217
179. Larry Costello 3215
180. Vinnie Johnson 3212
181. Rafer Alston 3202
182. Lucius Allen 3174
183. Antoine Walker 3170
184. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
186. Gerald Henderson 3141
187. Tom Henderson 3136
188. Carmelo Anthony 3134
189. Richard Hamilton 3125
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. Darren Collison 2989
210. Rolando Blackman 2981
211. Anthony Mason 2963
212. Tom Gola* 2962
213. Kevin Durant 2946
214. Kendall Gill 2945
215. Howard Komives 2941
216. Antonio Daniels 2934
217. Bob Weiss 2931
218. Steve Smith 2922
219. Don Buse 2920
220. Vernon Maxwell 2912
221. Dave Cowens* 2910
222. Gilbert Arenas 2909
223. K.C. Jones* 2908
224. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
226. Mark Aguirre 2871
227. Bernard King* 2863
228. Hersey Hawkins 2860
229. Beno Udrih 2858
230. Jim Jackson 2851
231. Bob Dandridge 2846
232. J.J. Barea 2845
233. Dana Barros 2837
234. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
235. Adrian Dantley* 2830
236. Derrick Rose 2825
237. Eddie Jones 2812
238. Kevin Loughery 2803
239. Sidney Moncrief 2793
240. James Worthy* 2791
241. Josh Smith 2789
242. Damian Lillard 2785
243. Dick Snyder 2767
244. John Paxson 2758
245. Ramon Sessions 2757
246. Dan Majerle 2755
247. Rodney McCray 2750
248. Howard Eisley 2748
249. Jerry Lucas* 2732
250. Otis Thorpe 2730

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. 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. 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. Larry Finch 301
  Barry Liebowitz 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. 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. Kendall Rhine 181
  Tom Hoover 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
  Fly Williams 142
  Mark Olberding 142
  Don Adams 142
207. Moses Malone* 140
  Rich Niemann 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. 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. Pierre Russell 112
  Al Tucker 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. Billy Schaeffer 94
  Larry Bunce 94
248. Roger Brown 93
249. Scott English 92
250. Errol Palmer 91
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