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 8791
10. Andre Miller 8524
11. LeBron James 8300
12. Rod Strickland 7987
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. Tony Parker 6884
20. Deron Williams 6819
21. Muggsy Bogues 6726
22. Kevin Johnson 6711
23. Rajon Rondo 6676
24. Derek Harper 6577
25. Tiny Archibald* 6476
26. Stephon Marbury 6471
27. John Lucas 6454
28. Reggie Theus 6453
29. Norm Nixon 6386
30. Kobe Bryant 6306
31. Jerry West* 6238
32. Russell Westbrook 6175
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. 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. Dwyane Wade 5426
50. Jason Terry 5415
51. Dave Bing* 5397
52. Damon Stoudamire 5371
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. John Wall 5110
62. Raymond Felton 5057
63. Jose Calderon 5043
64. Walt Frazier* 5040
65. Joe Johnson 5001
66. Rick Barry* 4952
67. Nate McMillan 4893
68. Doc Rivers 4889
69. Mark Price 4863
70. Kyle Lowry 4814
71. Gail Goodrich* 4805
72. Brad Davis 4709
73. Paul Pierce 4708
74. Fat Lever 4696
75. Louie Dampier* 4687
76. Andre Iguodala 4645
77. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
78. Joe Dumars* 4612
79. Jason Williams 4611
80. Gus Williams 4597
81. Vince Carter 4594
82. Hal Greer* 4540
83. Sherman Douglas 4536
84. Jameer Nelson 4508
85. Randy Smith 4487
86. Brevin Knight 4481
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. Jamal Crawford 4322
95. Stephen Curry 4300
96. Vern Fleming 4293
97. Grant Hill* 4252
98. Kirk Hinrich 4245
  Eric Snow 4245
100. James Harden 4234
101. Tim Duncan 4225
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. Mike Conley 4129
113. Bill Russell* 4100
114. Jo Jo White* 4095
115. Kenny Smith 4073
116. Alvan Adams 4012
117. Manu Ginobili 4001
118. Mo Williams 3990
119. John Bagley 3980
120. Jarrett Jack 3952
121. Alvin Robertson 3929
122. Brian Shaw 3918
123. Ron Harper 3916
124. Pau Gasol 3903
125. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
126. Scott Skiles 3881
127. Walter Davis 3878
128. Earl Watson 3871
129. Johnny Moore 3866
130. Jeff Teague 3861
131. Monta Ellis 3856
132. Ron Boone 3842
133. Detlef Schrempf 3833
134. Wes Unseld* 3822
135. Derek Fisher 3804
136. Ray Williams 3779
137. Andy Phillip* 3759
138. Sam Lacey 3754
139. Devin Harris 3753
  Jrue Holiday 3753
141. Paul Pressey 3715
142. Luke Ridnour 3713
143. Larry Drew 3702
144. Boris Diaw 3684
145. Michael Cooper 3666
146. Latrell Sprewell 3664
147. Elgin Baylor* 3650
148. Mack Calvin 3617
149. Dirk Nowitzki 3616
150. Sedale Threatt 3613
151. Earl Monroe* 3594
152. Paul Westphal 3591
153. Pete Maravich* 3563
154. Walt Hazzard 3555
155. Lamar Odom 3554
156. Vlade Divac 3541
157. Jalen Rose 3527
158. Chris Webber 3526
159. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
161. Goran Dragic 3523
162. Charlie Scott* 3515
163. Ricky Rubio 3498
  Archie Clark 3498
165. Jack Sikma 3488
166. Steve Francis 3473
167. Chris Mullin* 3450
168. Steve Blake 3446
169. Eddie Johnson 3436
170. Mitch Richmond* 3398
171. Darrell Armstrong 3394
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
178. Bimbo Coles 3313
179. Billy Cunningham* 3305
180. John Johnson 3285
181. Darrell Walker 3276
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. Carmelo Anthony 3165
192. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
194. Brandon Jennings 3151
195. Mike Gale 3146
196. Gerald Henderson 3141
197. Darren Collison 3140
198. Tom Henderson 3136
199. Kevin Durant 3127
200. Richard Hamilton 3125
201. Toni Kukoc 3119
202. Quinn Buckner 3114
203. Foots Walker 3111
204. Clifford Robinson 3094
205. George McGinnis* 3089
206. John Starks 3085
207. Phil Ford 3083
208. Darnell Valentine 3080
209. Dolph Schayes* 3072
210. Jimmy Jones 3069
211. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
212. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
213. Artis Gilmore* 3050
214. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
215. J.J. Barea 3023
  Jeff Mullins 3023
217. Gary Grant 3013
218. Bob Lanier* 3007
219. Lionel Hollins 3006
220. Damian Lillard 3004
221. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
223. Doug Christie 2992
224. Rolando Blackman 2981
225. Freddie Lewis 2979
226. Anthony Mason 2963
227. Tom Gola* 2962
228. Kendall Gill 2945
229. Howard Komives 2941
230. Antonio Daniels 2934
231. Bob Weiss 2931
232. Steve Smith 2922
233. Kemba Walker 2912
  Vernon Maxwell 2912
235. Dave Cowens* 2910
236. Gilbert Arenas 2909
237. K.C. Jones* 2908
238. Dan Issel* 2907
239. Derrick Rose 2898
240. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
242. Mark Aguirre 2871
243. Chuck Williams 2869
244. Bernard King* 2863
245. Hersey Hawkins 2860
246. Beno Udrih 2858
247. Jim Jackson 2851
248. Bob Dandridge 2846
249. D.J. Augustin 2842
250. Dana Barros 2837

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 8791
10. Andre Miller 8524
11. LeBron James 8300
12. Rod Strickland 7987
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. Tony Parker 6884
20. Deron Williams 6819
21. Muggsy Bogues 6726
22. Kevin Johnson 6711
23. Rajon Rondo 6676
24. Derek Harper 6577
25. Tiny Archibald* 6476
26. Stephon Marbury 6471
27. John Lucas 6454
28. Reggie Theus 6453
29. Norm Nixon 6386
30. Kobe Bryant 6306
31. Jerry West* 6238
32. Russell Westbrook 6175
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. 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. Dwyane Wade 5426
50. Jason Terry 5415
51. Dave Bing* 5397
52. Damon Stoudamire 5371
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. John Wall 5110
61. Raymond Felton 5057
62. Jose Calderon 5043
63. Walt Frazier* 5040
64. Joe Johnson 5001
65. Nate McMillan 4893
66. Doc Rivers 4889
67. Mark Price 4863
68. Kyle Lowry 4814
69. Gail Goodrich* 4805
70. Brad Davis 4709
71. Paul Pierce 4708
72. Fat Lever 4696
73. Andre Iguodala 4645
74. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
75. Joe Dumars* 4612
76. Jason Williams 4611
77. Gus Williams 4597
78. Vince Carter 4594
79. Hal Greer* 4540
80. Sherman Douglas 4536
81. Jameer Nelson 4508
82. Randy Smith 4487
83. Brevin Knight 4481
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. Jamal Crawford 4322
91. Stephen Curry 4300
92. Vern Fleming 4293
93. Grant Hill* 4252
94. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
96. James Harden 4234
97. Tim Duncan 4225
98. Charles Barkley* 4215
99. Richie Guerin* 4211
100. Michael Adams 4209
101. Dick McGuire* 4205
102. Danny Ainge 4199
103. Rory Sparrow 4192
104. Pooh Richardson 4180
105. Tracy McGrady* 4161
106. David Wesley 4159
107. Reggie Miller* 4141
108. Mike Conley 4129
109. Bill Russell* 4100
110. Jo Jo White* 4095
111. Kenny Smith 4073
112. Rick Barry* 4017
113. Alvan Adams 4012
114. Manu Ginobili 4001
115. Mo Williams 3990
116. John Bagley 3980
117. Jarrett Jack 3952
118. Alvin Robertson 3929
119. Brian Shaw 3918
120. Ron Harper 3916
121. Pau Gasol 3903
122. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
123. Scott Skiles 3881
124. Walter Davis 3878
125. Earl Watson 3871
126. Johnny Moore 3866
127. Jeff Teague 3861
128. Monta Ellis 3856
129. Detlef Schrempf 3833
130. Wes Unseld* 3822
131. Derek Fisher 3804
132. Ray Williams 3779
133. Andy Phillip* 3759
134. Sam Lacey 3754
135. Devin Harris 3753
  Jrue Holiday 3753
137. Paul Pressey 3715
138. Luke Ridnour 3713
139. Larry Drew 3702
140. Boris Diaw 3684
141. Michael Cooper 3666
142. Latrell Sprewell 3664
143. Elgin Baylor* 3650
144. Dirk Nowitzki 3616
145. Sedale Threatt 3613
146. Earl Monroe* 3594
147. Paul Westphal 3591
148. Pete Maravich* 3563
149. Walt Hazzard 3555
150. Lamar Odom 3554
151. Vlade Divac 3541
152. Jalen Rose 3527
153. Chris Webber 3526
154. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
156. Goran Dragic 3523
157. Ricky Rubio 3498
  Archie Clark 3498
159. Jack Sikma 3488
160. Steve Francis 3473
161. Chris Mullin* 3450
162. Steve Blake 3446
163. Eddie Johnson 3436
164. Mitch Richmond* 3398
165. Darrell Armstrong 3394
166. Johnny Davis 3368
167. Mike Newlin 3364
168. Allen Leavell 3339
169. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
170. World B. Free 3319
171. Ty Lawson 3316
172. Bimbo Coles 3313
173. John Johnson 3285
174. Darrell Walker 3276
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. Carmelo Anthony 3165
185. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
187. Brandon Jennings 3151
188. Gerald Henderson 3141
189. Darren Collison 3140
190. Tom Henderson 3136
191. Kevin Durant 3127
192. Richard Hamilton 3125
193. Toni Kukoc 3119
194. Quinn Buckner 3114
195. Foots Walker 3111
196. Clifford Robinson 3094
197. John Starks 3085
198. Phil Ford 3083
199. Darnell Valentine 3080
200. Dolph Schayes* 3072
201. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
202. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
203. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
204. J.J. Barea 3023
  Jeff Mullins 3023
206. Gary Grant 3013
207. Bob Lanier* 3007
208. Lionel Hollins 3006
209. Damian Lillard 3004
210. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
212. Doug Christie 2992
213. Rolando Blackman 2981
214. Anthony Mason 2963
215. Tom Gola* 2962
216. Kendall Gill 2945
217. Howard Komives 2941
218. Antonio Daniels 2934
219. Bob Weiss 2931
220. Steve Smith 2922
221. Don Buse 2920
222. Vernon Maxwell 2912
  Kemba Walker 2912
224. Dave Cowens* 2910
225. Gilbert Arenas 2909
226. K.C. Jones* 2908
227. Derrick Rose 2898
228. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
230. Mark Aguirre 2871
231. Bernard King* 2863
232. Hersey Hawkins 2860
233. Beno Udrih 2858
234. Jim Jackson 2851
235. Bob Dandridge 2846
236. D.J. Augustin 2842
237. Dana Barros 2837
238. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
239. Adrian Dantley* 2830
240. Eddie Jones 2812
241. Ramon Sessions 2807
242. Kevin Loughery 2803
243. Sidney Moncrief 2793
244. James Worthy* 2791
245. Josh Smith 2789
246. Dick Snyder 2767
247. John Paxson 2758
248. Dan Majerle 2755
249. Rodney McCray 2750
250. Howard Eisley 2748

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
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