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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 9181
8. Isiah Thomas* 9061
9. Gary Payton* 8966
10. LeBron James 8662
11. Andre Miller 8524
12. Rod Strickland 7987
13. Maurice Cheeks* 7392
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Tony Parker 7036
18. Rajon Rondo 6975
19. Bob Cousy* 6955
20. Guy Rodgers* 6917
21. Russell Westbrook 6897
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. Mike Bibby 5517
48. Dennis Johnson* 5499
49. Kevin Garnett 5445
50. Jason Terry 5415
51. Dave Bing* 5397
52. Damon Stoudamire 5371
53. Kevin Porter 5314
54. John Wall 5282
55. Jeff Hornacek 5281
56. Karl Malone* 5248
57. Kyle Lowry 5224
58. Rickey Green 5221
59. Norm Van Lier 5217
60. Kenny Anderson 5196
61. Julius Erving* 5176
62. Sleepy Floyd 5175
63. Jose Calderon 5148
64. Raymond Felton 5096
65. Walt Frazier* 5040
66. Joe Johnson 5001
67. Rick Barry* 4952
68. Nate McMillan 4893
69. Doc Rivers 4889
70. Mark Price 4863
71. Andre Iguodala 4821
72. Gail Goodrich* 4805
73. James Harden 4743
74. Brad Davis 4709
75. Paul Pierce 4708
76. Fat Lever 4696
77. Louie Dampier* 4687
78. Vince Carter 4666
79. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
80. Joe Dumars* 4612
81. Jason Williams 4611
82. Gus Williams 4597
83. Stephen Curry 4588
84. Hal Greer* 4540
85. Jamal Crawford 4538
86. Sherman Douglas 4536
87. Mike Conley 4509
88. Jameer Nelson 4508
89. Randy Smith 4487
90. Brevin Knight 4481
91. Don Buse 4425
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. Tracy McGrady* 4161
111. David Wesley 4159
112. Jrue Holiday 4151
113. Jeff Teague 4145
114. Reggie Miller* 4141
115. Bill Russell* 4100
116. Jo Jo White* 4095
117. Kenny Smith 4073
118. Alvan Adams 4012
119. Manu Ginobili 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. Ron Boone 3842
135. Detlef Schrempf 3833
136. Wes Unseld* 3822
137. Ricky Rubio 3817
138. Derek Fisher 3804
139. Ray Williams 3779
140. Andy Phillip* 3759
141. Sam Lacey 3754
142. Paul Pressey 3715
143. Luke Ridnour 3713
144. Larry Drew 3702
145. Boris Diaw 3684
146. Michael Cooper 3666
147. Latrell Sprewell 3664
148. Dirk Nowitzki 3651
149. Elgin Baylor* 3650
150. Goran Dragic 3648
151. Mack Calvin 3617
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. Jalen Rose 3527
161. Chris Webber 3526
162. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
164. Charlie Scott* 3515
165. Archie Clark 3498
166. Jack Sikma* 3488
167. Kevin Durant 3486
168. Damian Lillard 3479
169. Steve Francis 3473
170. Chris Mullin* 3450
171. Steve Blake 3446
172. Eddie Johnson 3436
173. Mitch Richmond* 3398
174. Darrell Armstrong 3394
175. Johnny Davis 3368
176. Mike Newlin 3364
177. Allen Leavell 3339
178. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
179. World B. Free 3319
180. Ty Lawson 3316
181. Bimbo Coles 3313
182. Kemba Walker 3308
183. Billy Cunningham* 3305
184. John Johnson 3285
185. Darrell Walker 3276
186. Bill Melchionni 3247
187. Michael Finley 3245
188. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
189. Charles Oakley 3217
190. Larry Costello 3215
191. Vinnie Johnson 3212
192. D.J. Augustin 3204
193. Rafer Alston 3202
194. Lucius Allen 3174
195. Antoine Walker 3170
196. Carmelo Anthony 3165
197. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
199. J.J. Barea 3158
200. Brandon Jennings 3151
201. Mike Gale 3146
202. Gerald Henderson 3141
203. Tom Henderson 3136
204. Richard Hamilton 3125
205. Toni Kukoc 3119
206. Quinn Buckner 3114
207. Foots Walker 3111
208. Clifford Robinson 3094
  Lou Williams 3094
210. George McGinnis* 3089
211. John Starks 3085
212. Phil Ford 3083
213. Darnell Valentine 3080
214. Dolph Schayes* 3072
215. Jimmy Jones 3069
216. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
217. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
218. Derrick Rose 3056
219. Artis Gilmore* 3050
220. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
221. Jeff Mullins 3023
222. Gary Grant 3013
223. Bob Lanier* 3007
224. Lionel Hollins 3006
225. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
227. Doug Christie 2992
228. Rolando Blackman 2981
229. Freddie Lewis 2979
230. Anthony Mason 2963
231. Tom Gola* 2962
232. Kendall Gill 2945
233. Howard Komives 2941
234. Antonio Daniels 2934
235. Bob Weiss 2931
236. Steve Smith 2922
237. Vernon Maxwell 2912
238. Dave Cowens* 2910
239. Gilbert Arenas 2909
240. K.C. Jones* 2908
241. Dan Issel* 2907
242. Nicolas Batum 2901
243. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun* 2892
245. Kyrie Irving 2884
246. Mark Aguirre 2871
247. Chuck Williams 2869
248. Bernard King* 2863
249. Hersey Hawkins 2860
250. Beno Udrih 2858

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 9181
8. Isiah Thomas* 9061
9. Gary Payton* 8966
10. LeBron James 8662
11. Andre Miller 8524
12. Rod Strickland 7987
13. Maurice Cheeks* 7392
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Tony Parker 7036
18. Rajon Rondo 6975
19. Bob Cousy* 6955
20. Guy Rodgers* 6917
21. Russell Westbrook 6897
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. Mike Bibby 5517
48. Dennis Johnson* 5499
49. Kevin Garnett 5445
50. Jason Terry 5415
51. Dave Bing* 5397
52. Damon Stoudamire 5371
53. Kevin Porter 5314
54. John Wall 5282
55. Jeff Hornacek 5281
56. Karl Malone* 5248
57. Kyle Lowry 5224
58. Rickey Green 5221
59. Norm Van Lier 5217
60. Kenny Anderson 5196
61. Sleepy Floyd 5175
62. Jose Calderon 5148
63. Raymond Felton 5096
64. Walt Frazier* 5040
65. Joe Johnson 5001
66. Nate McMillan 4893
67. Doc Rivers 4889
68. Mark Price 4863
69. Andre Iguodala 4821
70. Gail Goodrich* 4805
71. James Harden 4743
72. Brad Davis 4709
73. Paul Pierce 4708
74. Fat Lever 4696
75. Vince Carter 4666
76. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
77. Joe Dumars* 4612
78. Jason Williams 4611
79. Gus Williams 4597
80. Stephen Curry 4588
81. Hal Greer* 4540
82. Jamal Crawford 4538
83. Sherman Douglas 4536
84. Mike Conley 4509
85. Jameer Nelson 4508
86. Randy Smith 4487
87. Brevin Knight 4481
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. Grant Hill* 4252
96. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
98. Tim Duncan 4225
99. Charles Barkley* 4215
100. Richie Guerin* 4211
101. Michael Adams 4209
102. Dick McGuire* 4205
103. Danny Ainge 4199
104. Rory Sparrow 4192
105. Pooh Richardson 4180
106. Tracy McGrady* 4161
107. David Wesley 4159
108. Jrue Holiday 4151
109. Jeff Teague 4145
110. Reggie Miller* 4141
111. Bill Russell* 4100
112. Jo Jo White* 4095
113. Kenny Smith 4073
114. Rick Barry* 4017
115. Alvan Adams 4012
116. Manu Ginobili 4001
117. Mo Williams 3990
118. John Bagley 3980
119. Jarrett Jack 3952
120. Alvin Robertson 3929
121. Pau Gasol 3925
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. Devin Harris 3869
129. Johnny Moore 3866
130. Monta Ellis 3856
131. Detlef Schrempf 3833
132. Wes Unseld* 3822
133. Ricky Rubio 3817
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. Boris Diaw 3684
142. Michael Cooper 3666
143. Latrell Sprewell 3664
144. Dirk Nowitzki 3651
145. Elgin Baylor* 3650
146. Goran Dragic 3648
147. Sedale Threatt 3613
148. Earl Monroe* 3594
149. Paul Westphal* 3591
150. Pete Maravich* 3563
151. Walt Hazzard 3555
152. Lamar Odom 3554
153. Darren Collison 3543
154. Vlade Divac* 3541
155. Jalen Rose 3527
156. Chris Webber 3526
157. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
159. Archie Clark 3498
160. Jack Sikma* 3488
161. Kevin Durant 3486
162. Damian Lillard 3479
163. Steve Francis 3473
164. Chris Mullin* 3450
165. Steve Blake 3446
166. Eddie Johnson 3436
167. Mitch Richmond* 3398
168. Darrell Armstrong 3394
169. Johnny Davis 3368
170. Mike Newlin 3364
171. Allen Leavell 3339
172. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
173. World B. Free 3319
174. Ty Lawson 3316
175. Bimbo Coles 3313
176. Kemba Walker 3308
177. John Johnson 3285
178. Darrell Walker 3276
179. Michael Finley 3245
180. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
181. Julius Erving* 3224
182. Charles Oakley 3217
183. Larry Costello 3215
184. Vinnie Johnson 3212
185. D.J. Augustin 3204
186. Rafer Alston 3202
187. Lucius Allen 3174
188. Antoine Walker 3170
189. Carmelo Anthony 3165
190. Fred Brown 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
192. J.J. Barea 3158
193. Brandon Jennings 3151
194. Gerald Henderson 3141
195. Tom Henderson 3136
196. Richard Hamilton 3125
197. Toni Kukoc 3119
198. Quinn Buckner 3114
199. Foots Walker 3111
200. Clifford Robinson 3094
  Lou Williams 3094
202. John Starks 3085
203. Phil Ford 3083
204. Darnell Valentine 3080
205. Dolph Schayes* 3072
206. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
207. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
208. Derrick Rose 3056
209. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
210. Jeff Mullins 3023
211. Gary Grant 3013
212. Bob Lanier* 3007
213. Lionel Hollins 3006
214. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
216. Doug Christie 2992
217. Rolando Blackman 2981
218. Anthony Mason 2963
219. Tom Gola* 2962
220. Kendall Gill 2945
221. Howard Komives 2941
222. Antonio Daniels 2934
223. Bob Weiss 2931
224. Steve Smith 2922
225. Don Buse 2920
226. Vernon Maxwell 2912
227. Dave Cowens* 2910
228. Gilbert Arenas 2909
229. K.C. Jones* 2908
230. Nicolas Batum 2901
231. Carl Braun* 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
233. Kyrie Irving 2884
234. Mark Aguirre 2871
235. Bernard King* 2863
236. Hersey Hawkins 2860
237. Beno Udrih 2858
238. Tyreke Evans 2852
239. Jim Jackson 2851
240. Bob Dandridge 2846
241. Dana Barros 2837
242. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
243. Adrian Dantley* 2830
244. Eddie Jones 2812
245. Ramon Sessions 2807
246. Kevin Loughery 2803
247. Sidney Moncrief* 2793
248. James Worthy* 2791
249. Josh Smith 2789
250. Dick Snyder 2767

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Wali Jones 152
  Jim Jarvis 152
  Ben Warley 152
199. Jerry Harkness 150
200. Al Cueto 144
  Hal Hale 144
202. Riney Lochmann 143
203. Don Adams 142
  Fly Williams 142
  Bobby Hooper 142
  Mark Olberding 142
207. Rich Niemann 140
  Moses Malone* 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. Larry Bunce 94
  Billy Schaeffer 94
248. Roger Brown 93
249. Scott English 92
250. Errol Palmer 91
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