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 8708
10. Andre Miller 8524
11. LeBron James 8208
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 6829
20. Deron Williams 6819
21. Muggsy Bogues 6726
22. Kevin Johnson 6711
23. Rajon Rondo 6608
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. Scottie Pippen* 6135
33. Clyde Drexler* 6125
34. John Havlicek* 6114
35. Russell Westbrook 6113
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. Jason Terry 5415
50. Dwyane Wade 5400
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. Raymond Felton 5044
62. Walt Frazier* 5040
63. Jose Calderon 5033
64. John Wall 5003
65. Joe Johnson 5001
66. Rick Barry* 4952
67. Nate McMillan 4893
68. Doc Rivers 4889
69. Mark Price 4863
70. Gail Goodrich* 4805
71. Brad Davis 4709
72. Paul Pierce 4708
73. Fat Lever 4696
74. Louie Dampier* 4687
75. Kyle Lowry 4660
76. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
77. Joe Dumars* 4612
78. Jason Williams 4611
79. Andre Iguodala 4605
80. Gus Williams 4597
81. Vince Carter 4579
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 4309
95. Vern Fleming 4293
96. Grant Hill* 4252
97. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
99. Stephen Curry 4227
100. Tim Duncan 4225
101. Charles Barkley* 4215
102. Richie Guerin* 4211
103. Michael Adams 4209
104. Dick McGuire* 4205
105. Danny Ainge 4199
106. Rory Sparrow 4192
107. Pooh Richardson 4180
108. Tracy McGrady* 4161
109. David Wesley 4159
110. James Harden 4157
111. Reggie Miller* 4141
112. Bill Russell* 4100
113. Jo Jo White* 4095
114. Kenny Smith 4073
115. Mike Conley 4060
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. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
125. Scott Skiles 3881
126. Walter Davis 3878
127. Pau Gasol 3873
128. Earl Watson 3871
129. Johnny Moore 3866
130. Monta Ellis 3856
131. Ron Boone 3842
132. Detlef Schrempf 3833
133. Wes Unseld* 3822
134. Derek Fisher 3804
135. Jeff Teague 3802
136. Ray Williams 3779
137. Andy Phillip* 3759
138. Sam Lacey 3754
139. Devin Harris 3747
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. Elgin Baylor* 3650
147. Jrue Holiday 3633
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. Charlie Scott* 3515
162. Archie Clark 3498
163. Jack Sikma 3488
164. Goran Dragic 3474
165. Steve Francis 3473
166. Chris Mullin* 3450
167. Steve Blake 3446
168. Eddie Johnson 3436
169. Ricky Rubio 3401
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. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
  Carmelo Anthony 3160
194. Brandon Jennings 3151
195. Mike Gale 3146
196. Gerald Henderson 3141
197. Tom Henderson 3136
198. Richard Hamilton 3125
199. Toni Kukoc 3119
200. Quinn Buckner 3114
201. Foots Walker 3111
202. Clifford Robinson 3094
203. George McGinnis* 3089
204. John Starks 3085
205. Darren Collison 3084
206. Phil Ford 3083
207. Darnell Valentine 3080
208. Dolph Schayes* 3072
209. Jimmy Jones 3069
210. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
211. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
212. Artis Gilmore* 3050
213. Kevin Durant 3029
214. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
215. Jeff Mullins 3023
216. Gary Grant 3013
217. Bob Lanier* 3007
218. Lionel Hollins 3006
219. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
221. Doug Christie 2992
222. Rolando Blackman 2981
223. Freddie Lewis 2979
224. Anthony Mason 2963
225. Tom Gola* 2962
226. J.J. Barea 2947
227. Kendall Gill 2945
228. Howard Komives 2941
229. Antonio Daniels 2934
230. Bob Weiss 2931
231. Damian Lillard 2928
232. Steve Smith 2922
233. Vernon Maxwell 2912
234. Dave Cowens* 2910
235. Gilbert Arenas 2909
236. K.C. Jones* 2908
237. Dan Issel* 2907
238. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
240. Mark Aguirre 2871
241. Chuck Williams 2869
242. Bernard King* 2863
243. Hersey Hawkins 2860
244. Beno Udrih 2858
245. Jim Jackson 2851
246. Bob Dandridge 2846
247. Dana Barros 2837
248. Derrick Rose 2836
249. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
250. Adrian Dantley* 2830

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 8708
10. Andre Miller 8524
11. LeBron James 8208
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 6829
20. Deron Williams 6819
21. Muggsy Bogues 6726
22. Kevin Johnson 6711
23. Rajon Rondo 6608
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. Scottie Pippen* 6135
33. Clyde Drexler* 6125
34. John Havlicek* 6114
35. Russell Westbrook 6113
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. Jason Terry 5415
50. Dwyane Wade 5400
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. Raymond Felton 5044
61. Walt Frazier* 5040
62. Jose Calderon 5033
63. John Wall 5003
64. Joe Johnson 5001
65. Nate McMillan 4893
66. Doc Rivers 4889
67. Mark Price 4863
68. Gail Goodrich* 4805
69. Brad Davis 4709
70. Paul Pierce 4708
71. Fat Lever 4696
72. Kyle Lowry 4660
73. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
74. Joe Dumars* 4612
75. Jason Williams 4611
76. Andre Iguodala 4605
77. Gus Williams 4597
78. Vince Carter 4579
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 4309
91. Vern Fleming 4293
92. Grant Hill* 4252
93. Kirk Hinrich 4245
  Eric Snow 4245
95. Stephen Curry 4227
96. Tim Duncan 4225
97. Charles Barkley* 4215
98. Richie Guerin* 4211
99. Michael Adams 4209
100. Dick McGuire* 4205
101. Danny Ainge 4199
102. Rory Sparrow 4192
103. Pooh Richardson 4180
104. Tracy McGrady* 4161
105. David Wesley 4159
106. James Harden 4157
107. Reggie Miller* 4141
108. Bill Russell* 4100
109. Jo Jo White* 4095
110. Kenny Smith 4073
111. Mike Conley 4060
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. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
122. Scott Skiles 3881
123. Walter Davis 3878
124. Pau Gasol 3873
125. Earl Watson 3871
126. Johnny Moore 3866
127. Monta Ellis 3856
128. Detlef Schrempf 3833
129. Wes Unseld* 3822
130. Derek Fisher 3804
131. Jeff Teague 3802
132. Ray Williams 3779
133. Andy Phillip* 3759
134. Sam Lacey 3754
135. Devin Harris 3747
136. Paul Pressey 3715
137. Luke Ridnour 3713
138. Larry Drew 3702
139. Boris Diaw 3684
140. Michael Cooper 3666
141. Latrell Sprewell 3664
142. Elgin Baylor* 3650
143. Jrue Holiday 3633
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. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
156. Archie Clark 3498
157. Jack Sikma 3488
158. Goran Dragic 3474
159. Steve Francis 3473
160. Chris Mullin* 3450
161. Steve Blake 3446
162. Eddie Johnson 3436
163. Ricky Rubio 3401
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. Fred Brown 3160
  Carmelo Anthony 3160
  Slater Martin* 3160
187. Brandon Jennings 3151
188. Gerald Henderson 3141
189. Tom Henderson 3136
190. Richard Hamilton 3125
191. Toni Kukoc 3119
192. Quinn Buckner 3114
193. Foots Walker 3111
194. Clifford Robinson 3094
195. John Starks 3085
196. Darren Collison 3084
197. Phil Ford 3083
198. Darnell Valentine 3080
199. Dolph Schayes* 3072
200. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
201. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
202. Kevin Durant 3029
203. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
204. Jeff Mullins 3023
205. Gary Grant 3013
206. Bob Lanier* 3007
207. Lionel Hollins 3006
208. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
210. Doug Christie 2992
211. Rolando Blackman 2981
212. Anthony Mason 2963
213. Tom Gola* 2962
214. J.J. Barea 2947
215. Kendall Gill 2945
216. Howard Komives 2941
217. Antonio Daniels 2934
218. Bob Weiss 2931
219. Damian Lillard 2928
220. Steve Smith 2922
221. Don Buse 2920
222. Vernon Maxwell 2912
223. Dave Cowens* 2910
224. Gilbert Arenas 2909
225. K.C. Jones* 2908
226. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
228. Mark Aguirre 2871
229. Bernard King* 2863
230. Hersey Hawkins 2860
231. Beno Udrih 2858
232. Jim Jackson 2851
233. Bob Dandridge 2846
234. Dana Barros 2837
235. Derrick Rose 2836
236. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
237. Adrian Dantley* 2830
238. Kemba Walker 2824
239. Eddie Jones 2812
240. Ramon Sessions 2807
241. Kevin Loughery 2803
242. Sidney Moncrief 2793
243. James Worthy* 2791
244. Josh Smith 2789
245. D.J. Augustin 2778
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. 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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