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.Chris Paul 10265
6.Magic Johnson* 10141
7.Oscar Robertson* 9887
8.LeBron James 9682
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Russell Westbrook 8051
13.Rod Strickland 7987
14.Rajon Rondo 7414
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.Kobe Bryant* 6306
32.Jerry West* 6238
33.Scottie Pippen* 6135
34.Clyde Drexler* 6125
35.John Havlicek* 6114
36.Baron Davis 6025
37.Kyle Lowry 5995
38.Mookie Blaylock 5972
39.Sam Cassell 5939
40.Avery Johnson 5846
41.Nick Van Exel 5777
42.James Harden 5723
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.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.Mike Conley 5013
68.Andre Iguodala 5011
69.Joe Johnson 5001
70.Stephen Curry 4975
71.Rick Barry* 4952
72.Jrue Holiday 4906
73.Nate McMillan 4893
74.Doc Rivers 4889
75.Mark Price 4863
76.Ricky Rubio 4810
77.Gail Goodrich* 4805
78.Vince Carter 4714
79.Brad Davis 4709
80.Paul Pierce 4708
81.Fat Lever 4696
82.Louie Dampier* 4687
83.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
84.Joe Dumars* 4612
85.Jason Williams 4611
86.Gus Williams 4597
87.Jeff Teague 4578
88.Jamal Crawford 4541
89.Hal Greer* 4540
90.Sherman Douglas 4536
91.Jameer Nelson 4508
92.Damian Lillard 4504
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 4168
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.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.Kemba Walker 3788
142.Ray Williams 3779
143.Andy Phillip* 3759
144.Sam Lacey 3754
145.Paul Pressey 3715
146.Luke Ridnour 3713
147.Larry Drew 3702
148.Boris Diaw 3684
149.Lou Williams 3678
150.Michael Cooper 3666
151.Latrell Sprewell 3664
152.Kevin Durant 3662
153.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
154.Elgin Baylor* 3650
155.D.J. Augustin 3649
156.Mack Calvin 3617
157.Sedale Threatt 3613
158.Earl Monroe* 3594
159.Paul Westphal* 3591
160.Pete Maravich* 3563
161.Walt Hazzard 3555
162.Lamar Odom 3554
163.Darren Collison 3543
164.Vlade Divac* 3541
165.Derrick Rose 3538
166.Jalen Rose 3527
167.Chris Webber 3526
168.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
170.Charlie Scott* 3515
171.Archie Clark 3498
172.Jack Sikma* 3488
173.Steve Francis 3473
174.Chris Mullin* 3450
175.Steve Blake 3446
176.Eddie Johnson 3436
177.Draymond Green 3404
178.Mitch Richmond* 3398
179.Darrell Armstrong 3394
180.Johnny Davis 3368
181.Mike Newlin 3364
182.DeMar DeRozan 3351
 Carmelo Anthony 3351
184.Allen Leavell 3339
185.Kyrie Irving 3334
186.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
187.World B. Free 3319
188.Eric Bledsoe 3318
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.Slater Martin* 3160
 Fred Brown 3160
206.Brandon Jennings 3151
207.Mike Gale 3146
208.Gerald Henderson 3141
209.Tom Henderson 3136
210.Richard Hamilton 3125
211.Toni Kukoč 3119
212.Nicolas Batum 3115
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.Artis Gilmore* 3050
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
 Marc Gasol 2992
234.Rolando Blackman 2981
235.Freddie Lewis 2979
236.Anthony Mason 2963
237.Tom Gola* 2962
238.Kendall Gill 2945
239.Howard Komives 2941
240.Antonio Daniels 2934
241.Bob Weiss 2931
242.Steve Smith 2922
243.Vernon Maxwell 2912
 Al Horford 2912
245.Dave Cowens* 2910
246.Gilbert Arenas 2909
247.K.C. Jones* 2908
248.Dan Issel* 2907
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.Chris Paul 10265
6.Magic Johnson* 10141
7.Oscar Robertson* 9887
8.LeBron James 9682
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Russell Westbrook 8051
13.Rod Strickland 7987
14.Rajon Rondo 7414
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.Kobe Bryant* 6306
32.Jerry West* 6238
33.Scottie Pippen* 6135
34.Clyde Drexler* 6125
35.John Havlicek* 6114
36.Baron Davis 6025
37.Kyle Lowry 5995
38.Mookie Blaylock 5972
39.Sam Cassell 5939
40.Avery Johnson 5846
41.Nick Van Exel 5777
42.James Harden 5723
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.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.Mike Conley 5013
67.Andre Iguodala 5011
68.Joe Johnson 5001
69.Stephen Curry 4975
70.Jrue Holiday 4906
71.Nate McMillan 4893
72.Doc Rivers 4889
73.Mark Price 4863
74.Ricky Rubio 4810
75.Gail Goodrich* 4805
76.Vince Carter 4714
77.Brad Davis 4709
78.Paul Pierce 4708
79.Fat Lever 4696
80.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
81.Joe Dumars* 4612
82.Jason Williams 4611
83.Gus Williams 4597
84.Jeff Teague 4578
85.Jamal Crawford 4541
86.Hal Greer* 4540
87.Sherman Douglas 4536
88.Jameer Nelson 4508
89.Damian Lillard 4504
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.Eric Snow 4245
 Kirk Hinrich 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 4168
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.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.Kemba Walker 3788
138.Ray Williams 3779
139.Andy Phillip* 3759
140.Sam Lacey 3754
141.Paul Pressey 3715
142.Luke Ridnour 3713
143.Larry Drew 3702
144.Boris Diaw 3684
145.Lou Williams 3678
146.Michael Cooper 3666
147.Latrell Sprewell 3664
148.Kevin Durant 3662
149.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
150.Elgin Baylor* 3650
151.D.J. Augustin 3649
152.Sedale Threatt 3613
153.Earl Monroe* 3594
154.Paul Westphal* 3591
155.Pete Maravich* 3563
156.Walt Hazzard 3555
157.Lamar Odom 3554
158.Darren Collison 3543
159.Vlade Divac* 3541
160.Derrick Rose 3538
161.Jalen Rose 3527
162.Chris Webber 3526
163.Ricky Sobers 3525
 Anfernee Hardaway 3525
165.Archie Clark 3498
166.Jack Sikma* 3488
167.Steve Francis 3473
168.Chris Mullin* 3450
169.Steve Blake 3446
170.Eddie Johnson 3436
171.Draymond Green 3404
172.Mitch Richmond* 3398
173.Darrell Armstrong 3394
174.Johnny Davis 3368
175.Mike Newlin 3364
176.Carmelo Anthony 3351
 DeMar DeRozan 3351
178.Allen Leavell 3339
179.Kyrie Irving 3334
180.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
181.World B. Free 3319
182.Eric Bledsoe 3318
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.Slater Martin* 3160
 Fred Brown 3160
199.Brandon Jennings 3151
200.Gerald Henderson 3141
201.Tom Henderson 3136
202.Richard Hamilton 3125
203.Toni Kukoč 3119
204.Nicolas Batum 3115
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.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.Marc Gasol 2992
 Doug Christie 2992
223.Rolando Blackman 2981
224.Anthony Mason 2963
225.Tom Gola* 2962
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
 Al Horford 2912
234.Dave Cowens* 2910
235.Gilbert Arenas 2909
236.K.C. Jones* 2908
237.Brent Barry 2892
 Carl Braun* 2892
239.Blake Griffin 2886
240.Mark Aguirre 2871
241.Bernard King* 2863
242.Hersey Hawkins 2860
243.Beno Udrih 2858
244.Tyreke Evans 2852
245.Jim Jackson 2851
246.Bob Dandridge 2846
247.Dana Barros 2837
248.Hedo Türkoğlu 2832
249.Adrian Dantley* 2830
250.Eddie Jones 2812