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.Chris Paul 10977
4.Steve Nash* 10335
5.Mark Jackson 10334
6.Magic Johnson* 10141
7.LeBron James 10045
8.Oscar Robertson* 9887
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Russell Westbrook 8611
12.Andre Miller 8524
13.Rod Strickland 7987
14.Rajon Rondo 7584
15.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
16.Lenny Wilkens* 7211
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.Kyle Lowry 6469
29.John Lucas 6454
30.Reggie Theus 6453
31.James Harden 6397
32.Norm Nixon 6386
33.Kobe Bryant* 6306
34.Jerry West* 6238
35.Scottie Pippen* 6135
36.Clyde Drexler* 6125
37.John Havlicek* 6114
38.Baron Davis 6025
39.Mookie Blaylock 5972
40.Sam Cassell 5939
41.Avery Johnson 5846
42.Nick Van Exel 5777
43.Dwyane Wade 5701
44.Larry Bird* 5695
45.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
46.Chauncey Billups 5636
47.Michael Jordan* 5633
48.Allen Iverson* 5624
49.John Wall 5557
50.Mike Bibby 5517
51.Dennis Johnson* 5499
52.Kevin Garnett* 5445
53.Jason Terry 5415
54.Mike Conley 5407
55.Dave Bing* 5397
56.Stephen Curry 5388
57.Jrue Holiday 5373
58.Damon Stoudamire 5371
59.Kevin Porter 5314
60.Jeff Hornacek 5281
61.Karl Malone* 5248
62.Rickey Green 5221
63.Norm Van Lier 5217
64.Kenny Anderson 5196
65.Julius Erving* 5176
66.Sleepy Floyd 5175
67.José Calderón 5148
68.Andre Iguodala 5128
69.Raymond Felton 5096
70.Ricky Rubio 5045
71.Walt Frazier* 5040
72.Joe Johnson 5001
73.Rick Barry* 4952
74.Nate McMillan 4893
75.Doc Rivers 4889
76.Mark Price 4863
77.Gail Goodrich* 4805
78.Damian Lillard 4726
79.Vince Carter 4714
80.Brad Davis 4709
81.Paul Pierce* 4708
82.Fat Lever 4696
83.Louie Dampier* 4687
84.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
85.Joe Dumars* 4612
86.Jason Williams 4611
87.Gus Williams 4597
88.Jeff Teague 4585
89.Jamal Crawford 4541
90.Hal Greer* 4540
91.Sherman Douglas 4536
92.Jameer Nelson 4508
93.Randy Smith 4487
94.Brevin Knight 4481
95.Don Buse 4425
96.Terrell Brandon 4407
97.Calvin Murphy* 4402
98.Ray Allen* 4361
99.Alex English* 4351
100.Spud Webb 4342
101.Jay Humphries 4339
102.Vern Fleming 4293
103.Goran Dragić 4254
104.Grant Hill* 4252
105.Kirk Hinrich 4245
 Eric Snow 4245
107.Tim Duncan* 4225
108.Charles Barkley* 4215
109.Richie Guerin* 4211
110.Michael Adams 4209
111.Dick McGuire* 4205
112.Danny Ainge 4199
113.Rory Sparrow 4192
114.Pooh Richardson 4180
115.Tracy McGrady* 4161
116.David Wesley 4159
117.Reggie Miller* 4141
118.Bill Russell* 4100
119.Jo Jo White* 4095
120.Kenny Smith 4073
121.Kevin Durant 4032
122.Alvan Adams 4012
123.Manu Ginóbili* 4001
124.Mo Williams 3990
125.John Bagley 3980
126.Jarrett Jack 3952
127.Alvin Robertson 3929
128.Pau Gasol 3925
129.Kemba Walker 3919
130.Brian Shaw 3918
131.Ron Harper 3916
132.Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
133.Scott Skiles 3881
134.Walter Davis 3878
135.Earl Watson 3871
136.Devin Harris 3869
137.Johnny Moore 3866
138.Monta Ellis 3856
139.Ron Boone 3842
140.Detlef Schrempf 3833
141.Wes Unseld* 3822
142.Derek Fisher 3804
143.Lou Williams 3789
144.Ray Williams 3779
145.D.J. Augustin 3761
146.Andy Phillip* 3759
147.Sam Lacey 3754
148.Draymond Green 3733
149.DeMar DeRozan 3729
150.Paul Pressey 3715
151.Luke Ridnour 3713
152.Larry Drew 3702
153.Boris Diaw 3684
154.Michael Cooper 3666
155.Latrell Sprewell 3664
156.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
157.Elgin Baylor* 3650
158.Derrick Rose 3646
159.Mack Calvin 3617
160.Sedale Threatt 3613
161.Earl Monroe* 3594
162.Paul Westphal* 3591
163.Pete Maravich* 3563
164.Walt Hazzard 3555
165.Lamar Odom 3554
166.Eric Bledsoe 3545
 Darren Collison 3545
168.Vlade Divac* 3541
169.Jalen Rose 3527
170.Chris Webber* 3526
171.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
173.Charlie Scott* 3515
174.Kyrie Irving 3503
175.Archie Clark 3498
176.Jack Sikma* 3488
177.Steve Francis 3473
178.Chris Mullin* 3450
179.Steve Blake 3446
180.Eddie Johnson 3436
181.Carmelo Anthony 3422
182.Mitch Richmond* 3398
183.Darrell Armstrong 3394
184.Johnny Davis 3368
185.Mike Newlin 3364
186.Allen Leavell 3339
187.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
188.World B. Free 3319
189.Ty Lawson 3316
190.Bimbo Coles 3313
191.Billy Cunningham* 3305
192.John Johnson 3285
193.Nikola Jokić 3281
194.Darrell Walker 3276
195.J.J. Barea 3270
196.Bill Melchionni 3247
197.Michael Finley 3245
198.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
199.Charles Oakley 3217
200.Nicolas Batum 3215
 Larry Costello* 3215
202.Vinnie Johnson 3212
203.Rafer Alston 3202
204.Lucius Allen 3174
205.Antoine Walker 3170
206.Fred Brown 3160
 Slater Martin* 3160
208.Brandon Jennings 3151
209.Mike Gale 3146
210.Al Horford 3144
211.Gerald Henderson 3141
212.Tom Henderson 3136
213.Richard Hamilton 3125
214.Toni Kukoč* 3119
215.Quinn Buckner 3114
216.Foots Walker 3111
217.Clifford Robinson 3094
218.George McGinnis* 3089
219.John Starks 3085
220.Phil Ford 3083
221.Darnell Valentine 3080
222.Dolph Schayes* 3072
223.Jimmy Jones 3069
224.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
225.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
226.Artis Gilmore* 3050
227.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
228.Jeff Mullins 3023
229.Giannis Antetokounmpo 3020
 Reggie Jackson 3020
231.Gary Grant 3013
232.Bob Lanier* 3007
233.Lionel Hollins 3006
234.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
236.Marc Gasol 2996
237.Blake Griffin 2994
238.Doug Christie 2992
239.Rolando Blackman 2981
240.Freddie Lewis 2979
241.Anthony Mason 2963
242.Tom Gola* 2962
243.Kendall Gill 2945
244.Howard Komives 2941
245.Antonio Daniels 2934
246.Bob Weiss 2931
247.Steve Smith 2922
248.Vernon Maxwell 2912
249.Dave Cowens* 2910
250.Gilbert Arenas 2909

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.Steve Jones 1452
 Willie Wise 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.Jeffrey Congdon 1002
 Brian Taylor 1002
49.Red Robbins 1001
50.Mike Lewis 1000
51.Charlie 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.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 Leibowitz 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.Ollie Darden 219
 Patrick McFarland 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.Spencer Haywood* 190
 Jimmy Foster 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.Mel Peterson 160
 Samuel Robinson 160
191.Don Carlos 159
192.Dan Anderson 158
193.Len Elmore 157
194.Ervin Inniger 156
195.Mel Nowell 155
196.Jim Jarvis 152
 Ben Warley 152
 Wali Jones 152
199.Jerry Harkness 150
200.Hal Hale 144
 Al Cueto 144
202.Riney Lochmann 143
203.Bobby Hooper 142
 Don Adams 142
 Fly Williams 142
 Mark Olberding 142
207.Rich Niemann 140
 Moses Malone* 140
209.Bob Lackey 137
210.Monte Towe 136
211.Jim Hadnot 135
 Tom Hagan 135
 David Vaughn 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.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
 Pierre Russell 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

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player AST
1.John Stockton* 15806
2.Jason Kidd* 12091
3.Chris Paul 10977
4.Steve Nash* 10335
5.Mark Jackson 10334
6.Magic Johnson* 10141
7.LeBron James 10045
8.Oscar Robertson* 9887
9.Isiah Thomas* 9061
10.Gary Payton* 8966
11.Russell Westbrook 8611
12.Andre Miller 8524
13.Rod Strickland 7987
14.Rajon Rondo 7584
15.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
16.Lenny Wilkens* 7211
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.Kyle Lowry 6469
29.John Lucas 6454
30.Reggie Theus 6453
31.James Harden 6397
32.Norm Nixon 6386
33.Kobe Bryant* 6306
34.Jerry West* 6238
35.Scottie Pippen* 6135
36.Clyde Drexler* 6125
37.John Havlicek* 6114
38.Baron Davis 6025
39.Mookie Blaylock 5972
40.Sam Cassell 5939
41.Avery Johnson 5846
42.Nick Van Exel 5777
43.Dwyane Wade 5701
44.Larry Bird* 5695
45.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
46.Chauncey Billups 5636
47.Michael Jordan* 5633
48.Allen Iverson* 5624
49.John Wall 5557
50.Mike Bibby 5517
51.Dennis Johnson* 5499
52.Kevin Garnett* 5445
53.Jason Terry 5415
54.Mike Conley 5407
55.Dave Bing* 5397
56.Stephen Curry 5388
57.Jrue Holiday 5373
58.Damon Stoudamire 5371
59.Kevin Porter 5314
60.Jeff Hornacek 5281
61.Karl Malone* 5248
62.Rickey Green 5221
63.Norm Van Lier 5217
64.Kenny Anderson 5196
65.Sleepy Floyd 5175
66.José Calderón 5148
67.Andre Iguodala 5128
68.Raymond Felton 5096
69.Ricky Rubio 5045
70.Walt Frazier* 5040
71.Joe Johnson 5001
72.Nate McMillan 4893
73.Doc Rivers 4889
74.Mark Price 4863
75.Gail Goodrich* 4805
76.Damian Lillard 4726
77.Vince Carter 4714
78.Brad Davis 4709
79.Paul Pierce* 4708
80.Fat Lever 4696
81.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
82.Joe Dumars* 4612
83.Jason Williams 4611
84.Gus Williams 4597
85.Jeff Teague 4585
86.Jamal Crawford 4541
87.Hal Greer* 4540
88.Sherman Douglas 4536
89.Jameer Nelson 4508
90.Randy Smith 4487
91.Brevin Knight 4481
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.Goran Dragić 4254
100.Grant Hill* 4252
101.Kirk Hinrich 4245
 Eric Snow 4245
103.Tim Duncan* 4225
104.Charles Barkley* 4215
105.Richie Guerin* 4211
106.Michael Adams 4209
107.Dick McGuire* 4205
108.Danny Ainge 4199
109.Rory Sparrow 4192
110.Pooh Richardson 4180
111.Tracy McGrady* 4161
112.David Wesley 4159
113.Reggie Miller* 4141
114.Bill Russell* 4100
115.Jo Jo White* 4095
116.Kenny Smith 4073
117.Kevin Durant 4032
118.Rick Barry* 4017
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.Kemba Walker 3919
127.Brian Shaw 3918
128.Ron Harper 3916
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.Monta Ellis 3856
136.Detlef Schrempf 3833
137.Wes Unseld* 3822
138.Derek Fisher 3804
139.Lou Williams 3789
140.Ray Williams 3779
141.D.J. Augustin 3761
142.Andy Phillip* 3759
143.Sam Lacey 3754
144.Draymond Green 3733
145.DeMar DeRozan 3729
146.Paul Pressey 3715
147.Luke Ridnour 3713
148.Larry Drew 3702
149.Boris Diaw 3684
150.Michael Cooper 3666
151.Latrell Sprewell 3664
152.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
153.Elgin Baylor* 3650
154.Derrick Rose 3646
155.Sedale Threatt 3613
156.Earl Monroe* 3594
157.Paul Westphal* 3591
158.Pete Maravich* 3563
159.Walt Hazzard 3555
160.Lamar Odom 3554
161.Eric Bledsoe 3545
 Darren Collison 3545
163.Vlade Divac* 3541
164.Jalen Rose 3527
165.Chris Webber* 3526
166.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
168.Kyrie Irving 3503
169.Archie Clark 3498
170.Jack Sikma* 3488
171.Steve Francis 3473
172.Chris Mullin* 3450
173.Steve Blake 3446
174.Eddie Johnson 3436
175.Carmelo Anthony 3422
176.Mitch Richmond* 3398
177.Darrell Armstrong 3394
178.Johnny Davis 3368
179.Mike Newlin 3364
180.Allen Leavell 3339
181.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
182.World B. Free 3319
183.Ty Lawson 3316
184.Bimbo Coles 3313
185.John Johnson 3285
186.Nikola Jokić 3281
187.Darrell Walker 3276
188.J.J. Barea 3270
189.Michael Finley 3245
190.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
191.Julius Erving* 3224
192.Charles Oakley 3217
193.Nicolas Batum 3215
 Larry Costello* 3215
195.Vinnie Johnson 3212
196.Rafer Alston 3202
197.Lucius Allen 3174
198.Antoine Walker 3170
199.Fred Brown 3160
 Slater Martin* 3160
201.Brandon Jennings 3151
202.Al Horford 3144
203.Gerald Henderson 3141
204.Tom Henderson 3136
205.Richard Hamilton 3125
206.Toni Kukoč* 3119
207.Quinn Buckner 3114
208.Foots Walker 3111
209.Clifford Robinson 3094
210.John Starks 3085
211.Phil Ford 3083
212.Darnell Valentine 3080
213.Dolph Schayes* 3072
214.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
215.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
216.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
217.Jeff Mullins 3023
218.Giannis Antetokounmpo 3020
 Reggie Jackson 3020
220.Gary Grant 3013
221.Bob Lanier* 3007
222.Lionel Hollins 3006
223.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
225.Marc Gasol 2996
226.Blake Griffin 2994
227.Doug Christie 2992
228.Rolando Blackman 2981
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.Don Buse 2920
237.Vernon Maxwell 2912
238.Dave Cowens* 2910
239.Gilbert Arenas 2909
240.K.C. Jones* 2908
241.Dennis Schröder 2907
242.Brent Barry 2892
 Carl Braun* 2892
244.Mark Aguirre 2871
245.Elfrid Payton 2868
246.Bernard King* 2863
247.Hersey Hawkins 2860
248.Beno Udrih 2858
249.Tyreke Evans 2852
250.Jim Jackson 2851