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 8916
10. Andre Miller 8524
11. LeBron James 8451
12. Rod Strickland 7987
13. Maurice Cheeks* 7392
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Tony Parker 6975
18. Bob Cousy* 6955
19. Guy Rodgers* 6917
20. Deron Williams 6819
21. Muggsy Bogues 6726
22. Kevin Johnson 6711
23. Rajon Rondo 6702
24. Derek Harper 6577
25. Russell Westbrook 6484
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. Larry Bird* 5695
42. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
43. Chauncey Billups 5636
44. Michael Jordan* 5633
45. Allen Iverson* 5624
46. Dwyane Wade 5529
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. Rickey Green 5221
58. Norm Van Lier 5217
59. Kenny Anderson 5196
60. Julius Erving* 5176
61. Sleepy Floyd 5175
62. Jose Calderon 5123
63. Raymond Felton 5071
64. Walt Frazier* 5040
65. Joe Johnson 5001
66. Kyle Lowry 4994
67. Rick Barry* 4952
68. Nate McMillan 4893
69. Doc Rivers 4889
70. Mark Price 4863
71. Gail Goodrich* 4805
72. Andre Iguodala 4726
73. Brad Davis 4709
74. Paul Pierce 4708
75. Fat Lever 4696
76. Louie Dampier* 4687
77. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
78. Vince Carter 4620
79. Joe Dumars* 4612
80. Jason Williams 4611
81. Gus Williams 4597
82. Hal Greer* 4540
83. Sherman Douglas 4536
84. Jameer Nelson 4508
85. James Harden 4507
86. Randy Smith 4487
87. Brevin Knight 4481
88. Jamal Crawford 4428
89. Don Buse 4425
90. Stephen Curry 4412
91. Terrell Brandon 4407
92. Calvin Murphy* 4402
93. Ray Allen* 4361
94. Alex English* 4351
95. Spud Webb 4342
96. Jay Humphries 4339
97. Mike Conley 4326
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. Tracy McGrady* 4161
111. David Wesley 4159
112. Reggie Miller* 4141
113. Bill Russell* 4100
114. Jo Jo White* 4095
115. Kenny Smith 4073
116. Jeff Teague 4038
117. Alvan Adams 4012
118. Jrue Holiday 4002
119. Manu Ginobili 4001
120. Mo Williams 3990
121. John Bagley 3980
122. Jarrett Jack 3952
123. Alvin Robertson 3929
124. Brian Shaw 3918
125. Ron Harper 3916
126. Pau Gasol 3909
127. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
128. Scott Skiles 3881
129. Walter Davis 3878
130. Earl Watson 3871
131. Johnny Moore 3866
132. Monta Ellis 3856
133. Ron Boone 3842
134. Detlef Schrempf 3833
135. Wes Unseld* 3822
136. Derek Fisher 3804
137. Devin Harris 3784
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. Michael Cooper 3666
146. Latrell Sprewell 3664
147. Elgin Baylor* 3650
148. Ricky Rubio 3647
149. Dirk Nowitzki 3622
150. Mack Calvin 3617
151. Sedale Threatt 3613
152. Earl Monroe* 3594
153. Paul Westphal 3591
154. Pete Maravich* 3563
155. Walt Hazzard 3555
156. Lamar Odom 3554
157. Goran Dragic 3542
158. Vlade Divac 3541
159. Jalen Rose 3527
160. Chris Webber 3526
161. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
163. Charlie Scott* 3515
164. 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. Darren Collison 3326
177. World B. Free 3319
178. Ty Lawson 3316
179. Bimbo Coles 3313
180. Billy Cunningham* 3305
181. Kevin Durant 3301
182. John Johnson 3285
183. Darrell Walker 3276
184. Bill Melchionni 3247
185. Michael Finley 3245
186. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
187. Charles Oakley 3217
188. Larry Costello 3215
189. Vinnie Johnson 3212
190. Damian Lillard 3209
191. Rafer Alston 3202
192. Lucius Allen 3174
193. Antoine Walker 3170
194. Carmelo Anthony 3165
195. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
197. J.J. Barea 3158
198. Brandon Jennings 3151
199. Mike Gale 3146
200. Gerald Henderson 3141
201. Tom Henderson 3136
202. Richard Hamilton 3125
203. Toni Kukoc 3119
204. Quinn Buckner 3114
205. Foots Walker 3111
206. Clifford Robinson 3094
207. George McGinnis* 3089
208. John Starks 3085
209. Phil Ford 3083
210. Darnell Valentine 3080
211. Dolph Schayes* 3072
212. Jimmy Jones 3069
213. Kemba Walker 3068
214. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
215. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
216. Artis Gilmore* 3050
217. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
218. Jeff Mullins 3023
219. Gary Grant 3013
220. Bob Lanier* 3007
221. Lionel Hollins 3006
222. Derrick Rose 2999
223. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
225. Doug Christie 2992
226. D.J. Augustin 2983
227. Rolando Blackman 2981
228. Freddie Lewis 2979
229. Anthony Mason 2963
230. Tom Gola* 2962
231. Kendall Gill 2945
232. Howard Komives 2941
233. Antonio Daniels 2934
234. Bob Weiss 2931
235. Steve Smith 2922
236. Vernon Maxwell 2912
237. Dave Cowens* 2910
238. Gilbert Arenas 2909
239. K.C. Jones* 2908
240. Dan Issel* 2907
241. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
243. Lou Williams 2889
244. Mark Aguirre 2871
245. Chuck Williams 2869
246. Bernard King* 2863
247. Hersey Hawkins 2860
248. Beno Udrih 2858
249. Jim Jackson 2851
250. Bob Dandridge 2846

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 8916
10. Andre Miller 8524
11. LeBron James 8451
12. Rod Strickland 7987
13. Maurice Cheeks* 7392
14. Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15. Terry Porter 7160
16. Tim Hardaway 7095
17. Tony Parker 6975
18. Bob Cousy* 6955
19. Guy Rodgers* 6917
20. Deron Williams 6819
21. Muggsy Bogues 6726
22. Kevin Johnson 6711
23. Rajon Rondo 6702
24. Derek Harper 6577
25. Russell Westbrook 6484
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. Larry Bird* 5695
42. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
43. Chauncey Billups 5636
44. Michael Jordan* 5633
45. Allen Iverson* 5624
46. Dwyane Wade 5529
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. Rickey Green 5221
58. Norm Van Lier 5217
59. Kenny Anderson 5196
60. Sleepy Floyd 5175
61. Jose Calderon 5123
62. Raymond Felton 5071
63. Walt Frazier* 5040
64. Joe Johnson 5001
65. Kyle Lowry 4994
66. Nate McMillan 4893
67. Doc Rivers 4889
68. Mark Price 4863
69. Gail Goodrich* 4805
70. Andre Iguodala 4726
71. Brad Davis 4709
72. Paul Pierce 4708
73. Fat Lever 4696
74. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
75. Vince Carter 4620
76. Joe Dumars* 4612
77. Jason Williams 4611
78. Gus Williams 4597
79. Hal Greer* 4540
80. Sherman Douglas 4536
81. Jameer Nelson 4508
82. James Harden 4507
83. Randy Smith 4487
84. Brevin Knight 4481
85. Jamal Crawford 4428
86. Stephen Curry 4412
87. Terrell Brandon 4407
88. Calvin Murphy* 4402
89. Ray Allen* 4361
90. Alex English* 4351
91. Spud Webb 4342
92. Jay Humphries 4339
93. Mike Conley 4326
94. Vern Fleming 4293
95. Grant Hill* 4252
96. Kirk Hinrich 4245
  Eric Snow 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. Reggie Miller* 4141
109. Bill Russell* 4100
110. Jo Jo White* 4095
111. Kenny Smith 4073
112. Jeff Teague 4038
113. Rick Barry* 4017
114. Alvan Adams 4012
115. Jrue Holiday 4002
116. Manu Ginobili 4001
117. Mo Williams 3990
118. John Bagley 3980
119. Jarrett Jack 3952
120. Alvin Robertson 3929
121. Brian Shaw 3918
122. Ron Harper 3916
123. Pau Gasol 3909
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. Detlef Schrempf 3833
131. Wes Unseld* 3822
132. Derek Fisher 3804
133. Devin Harris 3784
134. Ray Williams 3779
135. Andy Phillip* 3759
136. Sam Lacey 3754
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. Ricky Rubio 3647
145. Dirk Nowitzki 3622
146. Sedale Threatt 3613
147. Earl Monroe* 3594
148. Paul Westphal 3591
149. Pete Maravich* 3563
150. Walt Hazzard 3555
151. Lamar Odom 3554
152. Goran Dragic 3542
153. Vlade Divac 3541
154. Jalen Rose 3527
155. Chris Webber 3526
156. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
158. 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. Darren Collison 3326
171. World B. Free 3319
172. Ty Lawson 3316
173. Bimbo Coles 3313
174. Kevin Durant 3301
175. John Johnson 3285
176. Darrell Walker 3276
177. Michael Finley 3245
178. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
179. Julius Erving* 3224
180. Charles Oakley 3217
181. Larry Costello 3215
182. Vinnie Johnson 3212
183. Damian Lillard 3209
184. Rafer Alston 3202
185. Lucius Allen 3174
186. Antoine Walker 3170
187. Carmelo Anthony 3165
188. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
190. J.J. Barea 3158
191. Brandon Jennings 3151
192. Gerald Henderson 3141
193. Tom Henderson 3136
194. Richard Hamilton 3125
195. Toni Kukoc 3119
196. Quinn Buckner 3114
197. Foots Walker 3111
198. Clifford Robinson 3094
199. John Starks 3085
200. Phil Ford 3083
201. Darnell Valentine 3080
202. Dolph Schayes* 3072
203. Kemba Walker 3068
204. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
205. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
206. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
207. Jeff Mullins 3023
208. Gary Grant 3013
209. Bob Lanier* 3007
210. Lionel Hollins 3006
211. Derrick Rose 2999
212. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
214. Doug Christie 2992
215. D.J. Augustin 2983
216. Rolando Blackman 2981
217. Anthony Mason 2963
218. Tom Gola* 2962
219. Kendall Gill 2945
220. Howard Komives 2941
221. Antonio Daniels 2934
222. Bob Weiss 2931
223. Steve Smith 2922
224. Don Buse 2920
225. Vernon Maxwell 2912
226. Dave Cowens* 2910
227. Gilbert Arenas 2909
228. K.C. Jones* 2908
229. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
231. Lou Williams 2889
232. Mark Aguirre 2871
233. Bernard King* 2863
234. Hersey Hawkins 2860
235. Beno Udrih 2858
236. Jim Jackson 2851
237. Bob Dandridge 2846
238. Dana Barros 2837
239. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
240. Adrian Dantley* 2830
241. Eddie Jones 2812
242. Ramon Sessions 2807
243. Kevin Loughery 2803
244. Nicolas Batum 2799
245. Sidney Moncrief 2793
246. James Worthy* 2791
247. Josh Smith 2789
248. Tyreke Evans 2776
249. Dick Snyder 2767
250. John Paxson 2758

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. Doug Moe 1197
  Jim Eakins 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. John Williamson 628
  Oliver Taylor 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. Willie Sojourner 227
  Joe Hamood 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
  Fly Williams 142
  Bobby Hooper 142
207. Rich Niemann 140
  Moses Malone* 140
209. Bob Lackey 137
210. Monte Towe 136
211. David Vaughn 135
  Tom Hagan 135
  Jim Hadnot 135
214. Tommie Bowens 134
215. Mike Flynn 133
216. Barry Orms 132
  Wilbert Robinson 132
218. Ticky Burden 131
219. Jim Ard 129
220. Dennis Wuycik 128
  Jim Bradley 128
222. Calvin Fowler 126
223. Dave Lattin 122
224. Allan Bristow 121
  Shaler Halimon 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
  Flynn Robinson 112
  Al Tucker 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. Bill Bunting 95
  Keith Swagerty 95
246. Billy Schaeffer 94
  Larry Bunce 94
248. Roger Brown 93
249. Scott English 92
250. Errol Palmer 91
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