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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.Chris Paul 9542
8.LeBron James 9213
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Rod Strickland 7987
13.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
14.Russell Westbrook 7221
15.Lenny Wilkens* 7211
16.Rajon Rondo 7176
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.Nick Van Exel 5777
41.Dwyane Wade 5701
42.Larry Bird* 5695
43.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
44.Chauncey Billups 5636
45.Michael Jordan* 5633
46.Allen Iverson* 5624
47.Kyle Lowry 5551
48.Mike Bibby 5517
49.Dennis Johnson* 5499
50.Kevin Garnett 5445
51.Jason Terry 5415
52.Dave Bing* 5397
53.Damon Stoudamire 5371
54.Kevin Porter 5314
55.John Wall 5282
56.Jeff Hornacek 5281
57.Karl Malone* 5248
58.Rickey Green 5221
59.Norm Van Lier 5217
60.Kenny Anderson 5196
61.Julius Erving* 5176
62.Sleepy Floyd 5175
63.José Calderón 5148
64.James Harden 5117
65.Raymond Felton 5096
66.Walt Frazier* 5040
67.Joe Johnson 5001
68.Rick Barry* 4952
69.Nate McMillan 4893
70.Doc Rivers 4889
71.Mark Price 4863
72.Andre Iguodala 4828
73.Gail Goodrich* 4805
74.Vince Carter 4710
75.Brad Davis 4709
76.Paul Pierce 4708
77.Fat Lever 4696
78.Louie Dampier* 4687
79.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
80.Mike Conley 4642
81.Stephen Curry 4614
82.Joe Dumars* 4612
83.Jason Williams 4611
84.Gus Williams 4597
85.Hal Greer* 4540
86.Jamal Crawford 4538
87.Sherman Douglas 4536
88.Jameer Nelson 4508
89.Randy Smith 4487
90.Brevin Knight 4481
91.Jrue Holiday 4452
92.Don Buse 4425
93.Jeff Teague 4420
94.Terrell Brandon 4407
95.Calvin Murphy* 4402
96.Ray Allen* 4361
97.Alex English* 4351
98.Spud Webb 4342
99.Jay Humphries 4339
100.Vern Fleming 4293
101.Grant Hill* 4252
102.Eric Snow 4245
 Kirk Hinrich 4245
104.Tim Duncan 4225
105.Ricky Rubio 4220
106.Charles Barkley* 4215
107.Richie Guerin* 4211
108.Michael Adams 4209
109.Dick McGuire* 4205
110.Danny Ainge 4199
111.Rory Sparrow 4192
112.Pooh Richardson 4180
113.Tracy McGrady* 4161
114.David Wesley 4159
115.Reggie Miller* 4141
116.Bill Russell* 4100
117.Jo Jo White* 4095
118.Kenny Smith 4073
119.Alvan Adams 4012
120.Manu Ginóbili 4001
121.Mo Williams 3990
122.John Bagley 3980
123.Jarrett Jack 3952
124.Alvin Robertson 3929
125.Pau Gasol 3925
126.Brian Shaw 3918
127.Ron Harper 3916
128.Damian Lillard 3908
129.Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
130.Scott Skiles 3881
131.Walter Davis 3878
132.Earl Watson 3871
133.Devin Harris 3869
134.Johnny Moore 3866
135.Goran Dragić 3865
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.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
151.Elgin Baylor* 3650
152.Mack Calvin 3617
153.Sedale Threatt 3613
154.Earl Monroe* 3594
155.Paul Westphal* 3591
156.Pete Maravich* 3563
157.Walt Hazzard 3555
158.Lamar Odom 3554
159.Darren Collison 3543
160.Vlade Divac* 3541
161.Kemba Walker 3538
162.Jalen Rose 3527
163.Chris Webber 3526
164.Ricky Sobers 3525
 Anfernee Hardaway 3525
166.Charlie Scott* 3515
167.Archie Clark 3498
168.Jack Sikma* 3488
169.Kevin Durant 3486
170.Steve Francis 3473
171.Chris Mullin* 3450
172.Steve Blake 3446
173.Eddie Johnson 3436
174.Lou Williams 3402
175.Mitch Richmond* 3398
176.Darrell Armstrong 3394
177.D.J. Augustin 3388
178.Johnny Davis 3368
179.Mike Newlin 3364
180.Allen Leavell 3339
181.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
182.World B. Free 3319
183.Derrick Rose 3316
 Ty Lawson 3316
185.Bimbo Coles 3313
186.Billy Cunningham* 3305
187.John Johnson 3285
188.Darrell Walker 3276
189.Bill Melchionni 3247
190.Michael Finley 3245
191.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
192.Carmelo Anthony 3225
193.J.J. Barea 3221
194.Charles Oakley 3217
195.Larry Costello 3215
196.Vinnie Johnson 3212
197.Rafer Alston 3202
198.Lucius Allen 3174
199.Antoine Walker 3170
200.Fred Brown 3160
 Slater Martin* 3160
202.Brandon Jennings 3151
203.Mike Gale 3146
204.Gerald Henderson 3141
205.Tom Henderson 3136
206.Richard Hamilton 3125
207.Toni Kukoč 3119
208.Quinn Buckner 3114
209.Foots Walker 3111
210.Clifford Robinson 3094
211.George McGinnis* 3089
212.John Starks 3085
213.Phil Ford 3083
214.Darnell Valentine 3080
215.Dolph Schayes* 3072
216.Jimmy Jones 3069
217.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
218.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
219.Artis Gilmore* 3050
220.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
221.Jeff Mullins 3023
222.Gary Grant 3013
223.Kyrie Irving 3012
224.Bob Lanier* 3007
225.Lionel Hollins 3006
226.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
228.Doug Christie 2992
229.Rolando Blackman 2981
230.Freddie Lewis 2979
231.Eric Bledsoe 2970
232.Nicolas Batum 2967
233.Anthony Mason 2963
234.Tom Gola* 2962
235.Kendall Gill 2945
236.Howard Komives 2941
237.Antonio Daniels 2934
238.Bob Weiss 2931
239.Steve Smith 2922
240.Vernon Maxwell 2912
241.Dave Cowens* 2910
242.Gilbert Arenas 2909
243.K.C. Jones* 2908
244.Dan Issel* 2907
245.Carl Braun* 2892
 Brent Barry 2892
247.Mark Aguirre 2871
248.Chuck Williams 2869
249.Bernard King* 2863
250.Marc Gasol 2862

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.Oscar Robertson* 9887
7.Chris Paul 9542
8.LeBron James 9213
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Rod Strickland 7987
13.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
14.Russell Westbrook 7221
15.Lenny Wilkens* 7211
16.Rajon Rondo 7176
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.Nick Van Exel 5777
41.Dwyane Wade 5701
42.Larry Bird* 5695
43.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
44.Chauncey Billups 5636
45.Michael Jordan* 5633
46.Allen Iverson* 5624
47.Kyle Lowry 5551
48.Mike Bibby 5517
49.Dennis Johnson* 5499
50.Kevin Garnett 5445
51.Jason Terry 5415
52.Dave Bing* 5397
53.Damon Stoudamire 5371
54.Kevin Porter 5314
55.John Wall 5282
56.Jeff Hornacek 5281
57.Karl Malone* 5248
58.Rickey Green 5221
59.Norm Van Lier 5217
60.Kenny Anderson 5196
61.Sleepy Floyd 5175
62.José Calderón 5148
63.James Harden 5117
64.Raymond Felton 5096
65.Walt Frazier* 5040
66.Joe Johnson 5001
67.Nate McMillan 4893
68.Doc Rivers 4889
69.Mark Price 4863
70.Andre Iguodala 4828
71.Gail Goodrich* 4805
72.Vince Carter 4710
73.Brad Davis 4709
74.Paul Pierce 4708
75.Fat Lever 4696
76.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
77.Mike Conley 4642
78.Stephen Curry 4614
79.Joe Dumars* 4612
80.Jason Williams 4611
81.Gus Williams 4597
82.Hal Greer* 4540
83.Jamal Crawford 4538
84.Sherman Douglas 4536
85.Jameer Nelson 4508
86.Randy Smith 4487
87.Brevin Knight 4481
88.Jrue Holiday 4452
89.Jeff Teague 4420
90.Terrell Brandon 4407
91.Calvin Murphy* 4402
92.Ray Allen* 4361
93.Alex English* 4351
94.Spud Webb 4342
95.Jay Humphries 4339
96.Vern Fleming 4293
97.Grant Hill* 4252
98.Kirk Hinrich 4245
 Eric Snow 4245
100.Tim Duncan 4225
101.Ricky Rubio 4220
102.Charles Barkley* 4215
103.Richie Guerin* 4211
104.Michael Adams 4209
105.Dick McGuire* 4205
106.Danny Ainge 4199
107.Rory Sparrow 4192
108.Pooh Richardson 4180
109.Tracy McGrady* 4161
110.David Wesley 4159
111.Reggie Miller* 4141
112.Bill Russell* 4100
113.Jo Jo White* 4095
114.Kenny Smith 4073
115.Rick Barry* 4017
116.Alvan Adams 4012
117.Manu Ginóbili 4001
118.Mo Williams 3990
119.John Bagley 3980
120.Jarrett Jack 3952
121.Alvin Robertson 3929
122.Pau Gasol 3925
123.Brian Shaw 3918
124.Ron Harper 3916
125.Damian Lillard 3908
126.Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
127.Scott Skiles 3881
128.Walter Davis 3878
129.Earl Watson 3871
130.Devin Harris 3869
131.Johnny Moore 3866
132.Goran Dragić 3865
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.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
147.Elgin Baylor* 3650
148.Sedale Threatt 3613
149.Earl Monroe* 3594
150.Paul Westphal* 3591
151.Pete Maravich* 3563
152.Walt Hazzard 3555
153.Lamar Odom 3554
154.Darren Collison 3543
155.Vlade Divac* 3541
156.Kemba Walker 3538
157.Jalen Rose 3527
158.Chris Webber 3526
159.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
161.Archie Clark 3498
162.Jack Sikma* 3488
163.Kevin Durant 3486
164.Steve Francis 3473
165.Chris Mullin* 3450
166.Steve Blake 3446
167.Eddie Johnson 3436
168.Lou Williams 3402
169.Mitch Richmond* 3398
170.Darrell Armstrong 3394
171.D.J. Augustin 3388
172.Johnny Davis 3368
173.Mike Newlin 3364
174.Allen Leavell 3339
175.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
176.World B. Free 3319
177.Ty Lawson 3316
 Derrick Rose 3316
179.Bimbo Coles 3313
180.John Johnson 3285
181.Darrell Walker 3276
182.Michael Finley 3245
183.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
184.Carmelo Anthony 3225
185.Julius Erving* 3224
186.J.J. Barea 3221
187.Charles Oakley 3217
188.Larry Costello 3215
189.Vinnie Johnson 3212
190.Rafer Alston 3202
191.Lucius Allen 3174
192.Antoine Walker 3170
193.Slater Martin* 3160
 Fred Brown 3160
195.Brandon Jennings 3151
196.Gerald Henderson 3141
197.Tom Henderson 3136
198.Richard Hamilton 3125
199.Toni Kukoč 3119
200.Quinn Buckner 3114
201.Foots Walker 3111
202.Clifford Robinson 3094
203.John Starks 3085
204.Phil Ford 3083
205.Darnell Valentine 3080
206.Dolph Schayes* 3072
207.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
208.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
209.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
210.Jeff Mullins 3023
211.Gary Grant 3013
212.Kyrie Irving 3012
213.Bob Lanier* 3007
214.Lionel Hollins 3006
215.Johnny Dawkins 2997
 Greg Anthony 2997
217.Doug Christie 2992
218.Rolando Blackman 2981
219.Eric Bledsoe 2970
220.Nicolas Batum 2967
221.Anthony Mason 2963
222.Tom Gola* 2962
223.Kendall Gill 2945
224.Howard Komives 2941
225.Antonio Daniels 2934
226.Bob Weiss 2931
227.Steve Smith 2922
228.Don Buse 2920
229.Vernon Maxwell 2912
230.Dave Cowens* 2910
231.Gilbert Arenas 2909
232.K.C. Jones* 2908
233.Brent Barry 2892
 Carl Braun* 2892
235.Mark Aguirre 2871
236.Bernard King* 2863
237.Marc Gasol 2862
238.Hersey Hawkins 2860
239.Beno Udrih 2858
240.Tyreke Evans 2852
241.Jim Jackson 2851
242.Bob Dandridge 2846
243.Draymond Green 2844
244.Dana Barros 2837
245.Hedo Türkoğlu 2832
246.Adrian Dantley* 2830
247.DeMar DeRozan 2823
248.Eddie Jones 2812
249.Ramon Sessions 2807
250.Kevin Loughery 2803