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. Andre Miller 8524
10. Chris Paul 8289
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. LeBron James 7611
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. Deron Williams 6819
20. Muggsy Bogues 6726
21. Kevin Johnson 6711
22. Tony Parker 6634
23. Derek Harper 6577
24. Tiny Archibald* 6476
25. Stephon Marbury 6471
26. John Lucas 6454
27. Reggie Theus 6453
28. Norm Nixon 6386
29. Kobe Bryant 6306
30. Jerry West* 6238
31. Scottie Pippen* 6135
32. Clyde Drexler* 6125
33. John Havlicek* 6114
34. Rajon Rondo 6103
35. Baron Davis 6025
36. Mookie Blaylock 5972
37. Sam Cassell 5939
38. Avery Johnson 5846
39. Nick Van Exel 5777
40. Larry Bird* 5695
41. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
42. Chauncey Billups 5636
43. Michael Jordan* 5633
44. Allen Iverson* 5624
45. Mike Bibby 5517
46. Dennis Johnson* 5499
47. Russell Westbrook 5457
48. Kevin Garnett 5445
49. Dave Bing* 5397
50. Damon Stoudamire 5371
51. Jason Terry 5359
52. Kevin Porter 5314
53. Jeff Hornacek 5281
54. Karl Malone* 5248
55. Dwyane Wade 5240
56. Rickey Green 5221
57. Norm Van Lier 5217
58. Kenny Anderson 5196
59. Julius Erving* 5176
60. Sleepy Floyd 5175
61. Walt Frazier* 5040
62. Rick Barry* 4952
63. Joe Johnson 4929
64. Jose Calderon 4925
65. Nate McMillan 4893
66. Doc Rivers 4889
67. Raymond Felton 4882
68. Mark Price 4863
69. Gail Goodrich* 4805
70. John Wall 4757
71. Brad Davis 4709
72. Paul Pierce 4708
73. Fat Lever 4696
74. Louie Dampier* 4687
75. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
76. Joe Dumars* 4612
77. Jason Williams 4611
78. Gus Williams 4597
79. Hal Greer* 4540
80. Sherman Douglas 4536
81. Vince Carter 4517
82. Randy Smith 4487
83. Brevin Knight 4481
84. Andre Iguodala 4440
85. Don Buse 4425
86. Terrell Brandon 4407
87. Calvin Murphy* 4402
88. Jameer Nelson 4400
89. Ray Allen 4361
90. Alex English* 4351
91. Spud Webb 4342
92. Jay Humphries 4339
93. Vern Fleming 4293
94. Grant Hill 4252
95. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
97. Kyle Lowry 4242
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. Jamal Crawford 4161
  Tracy McGrady* 4161
108. David Wesley 4159
109. Reggie Miller* 4141
110. Bill Russell* 4100
111. Jo Jo White* 4095
112. Kenny Smith 4073
113. Mike Conley 4060
114. Stephen Curry 4027
115. Alvan Adams 4012
116. Mo Williams 3990
117. John Bagley 3980
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. Earl Watson 3871
  Manu Ginobili 3871
126. Johnny Moore 3866
127. Monta Ellis 3856
128. Ron Boone 3842
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. Paul Pressey 3715
136. Luke Ridnour 3713
137. James Harden 3704
138. Larry Drew 3702
139. Pau Gasol 3697
140. Jarrett Jack 3685
141. Boris Diaw 3684
142. Michael Cooper 3666
143. Latrell Sprewell 3664
144. Elgin Baylor* 3650
145. Mack Calvin 3617
146. Devin Harris 3616
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. Vlade Divac 3541
154. Dirk Nowitzki 3529
155. Jalen Rose 3527
156. Chris Webber 3526
157. Anfernee Hardaway 3525
  Ricky Sobers 3525
159. Charlie Scott 3515
160. Archie Clark 3498
161. Jack Sikma 3488
162. Steve Francis 3473
163. Chris Mullin* 3450
164. Steve Blake 3446
165. Jeff Teague 3445
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. Billy Cunningham* 3305
177. John Johnson 3285
178. Darrell Walker 3276
179. Jrue Holiday 3253
180. Bill Melchionni 3247
181. Michael Finley 3245
182. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
183. Charles Oakley 3217
184. Larry Costello 3215
185. Vinnie Johnson 3212
186. Rafer Alston 3202
187. Goran Dragic 3194
188. Lucius Allen 3174
189. Antoine Walker 3170
190. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
192. Mike Gale 3146
193. Gerald Henderson 3141
194. Tom Henderson 3136
195. Richard Hamilton 3125
196. Toni Kukoc 3119
197. Quinn Buckner 3114
198. Foots Walker 3111
199. Brandon Jennings 3107
200. Clifford Robinson 3094
201. George McGinnis* 3089
202. John Starks 3085
203. Phil Ford 3083
204. Carmelo Anthony 3082
205. Darnell Valentine 3080
  Ricky Rubio 3080
207. Dolph Schayes* 3072
208. Jimmy Jones 3069
209. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
210. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
211. Artis Gilmore* 3050
212. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
213. Jeff Mullins 3023
214. Gary Grant 3013
215. Bob Lanier* 3007
216. Lionel Hollins 3006
217. Greg Anthony 2997
  Johnny Dawkins 2997
219. Doug Christie 2992
220. Rolando Blackman 2981
221. Freddie Lewis 2979
222. Anthony Mason 2963
223. Tom Gola* 2962
224. Kendall Gill 2945
225. Howard Komives 2941
226. Antonio Daniels 2934
227. Bob Weiss 2931
228. Steve Smith 2922
229. Vernon Maxwell 2912
230. Dave Cowens* 2910
231. Gilbert Arenas 2909
232. K.C. Jones* 2908
233. Dan Issel* 2907
234. Brent Barry 2892
  Carl Braun 2892
236. Mark Aguirre 2871
237. Chuck Williams 2869
238. Bernard King* 2863
239. Hersey Hawkins 2860
240. Beno Udrih 2858
241. Jim Jackson 2851
242. Bob Dandridge 2846
243. Darren Collison 2839
244. Dana Barros 2837
245. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
246. Adrian Dantley* 2830
247. Eddie Jones 2812
248. Derrick Rose 2811
249. Kevin Loughery 2803
250. George Gervin* 2798

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. Andre Miller 8524
10. Chris Paul 8289
11. Rod Strickland 7987
12. LeBron James 7611
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. Deron Williams 6819
20. Muggsy Bogues 6726
21. Kevin Johnson 6711
22. Tony Parker 6634
23. Derek Harper 6577
24. Tiny Archibald* 6476
25. Stephon Marbury 6471
26. John Lucas 6454
27. Reggie Theus 6453
28. Norm Nixon 6386
29. Kobe Bryant 6306
30. Jerry West* 6238
31. Scottie Pippen* 6135
32. Clyde Drexler* 6125
33. John Havlicek* 6114
34. Rajon Rondo 6103
35. Baron Davis 6025
36. Mookie Blaylock 5972
37. Sam Cassell 5939
38. Avery Johnson 5846
39. Nick Van Exel 5777
40. Larry Bird* 5695
41. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
42. Chauncey Billups 5636
43. Michael Jordan* 5633
44. Allen Iverson* 5624
45. Mike Bibby 5517
46. Dennis Johnson* 5499
47. Russell Westbrook 5457
48. Kevin Garnett 5445
49. Dave Bing* 5397
50. Damon Stoudamire 5371
51. Jason Terry 5359
52. Kevin Porter 5314
53. Jeff Hornacek 5281
54. Karl Malone* 5248
55. Dwyane Wade 5240
56. Rickey Green 5221
57. Norm Van Lier 5217
58. Kenny Anderson 5196
59. Sleepy Floyd 5175
60. Walt Frazier* 5040
61. Joe Johnson 4929
62. Jose Calderon 4925
63. Nate McMillan 4893
64. Doc Rivers 4889
65. Raymond Felton 4882
66. Mark Price 4863
67. Gail Goodrich* 4805
68. John Wall 4757
69. Brad Davis 4709
70. Paul Pierce 4708
71. Fat Lever 4696
72. Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
73. Joe Dumars* 4612
74. Jason Williams 4611
75. Gus Williams 4597
76. Hal Greer* 4540
77. Sherman Douglas 4536
78. Vince Carter 4517
79. Randy Smith 4487
80. Brevin Knight 4481
81. Andre Iguodala 4440
82. Terrell Brandon 4407
83. Calvin Murphy* 4402
84. Jameer Nelson 4400
85. Ray Allen 4361
86. Alex English* 4351
87. Spud Webb 4342
88. Jay Humphries 4339
89. Vern Fleming 4293
90. Grant Hill 4252
91. Eric Snow 4245
  Kirk Hinrich 4245
93. Kyle Lowry 4242
94. Tim Duncan 4225
95. Charles Barkley* 4215
96. Richie Guerin* 4211
97. Michael Adams 4209
98. Dick McGuire* 4205
99. Danny Ainge 4199
100. Rory Sparrow 4192
101. Pooh Richardson 4180
102. Jamal Crawford 4161
  Tracy McGrady* 4161
104. David Wesley 4159
105. Reggie Miller* 4141
106. Bill Russell* 4100
107. Jo Jo White* 4095
108. Kenny Smith 4073
109. Mike Conley 4060
110. Stephen Curry 4027
111. Rick Barry* 4017
112. Alvan Adams 4012
113. Mo Williams 3990
114. John Bagley 3980
115. Alvin Robertson 3929
116. Brian Shaw 3918
117. Ron Harper 3916
118. Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
119. Scott Skiles 3881
120. Walter Davis 3878
121. Earl Watson 3871
  Manu Ginobili 3871
123. Johnny Moore 3866
124. Monta Ellis 3856
125. Detlef Schrempf 3833
126. Wes Unseld* 3822
127. Derek Fisher 3804
128. Ray Williams 3779
129. Andy Phillip* 3759
130. Sam Lacey 3754
131. Paul Pressey 3715
132. Luke Ridnour 3713
133. James Harden 3704
134. Larry Drew 3702
135. Pau Gasol 3697
136. Jarrett Jack 3685
137. Boris Diaw 3684
138. Michael Cooper 3666
139. Latrell Sprewell 3664
140. Elgin Baylor* 3650
141. Devin Harris 3616
142. Sedale Threatt 3613
143. Earl Monroe* 3594
144. Paul Westphal 3591
145. Pete Maravich* 3563
146. Walt Hazzard 3555
147. Lamar Odom 3554
148. Vlade Divac 3541
149. Dirk Nowitzki 3529
150. Jalen Rose 3527
151. Chris Webber 3526
152. Ricky Sobers 3525
  Anfernee Hardaway 3525
154. Archie Clark 3498
155. Jack Sikma 3488
156. Steve Francis 3473
157. Chris Mullin* 3450
158. Steve Blake 3446
159. Jeff Teague 3445
160. Eddie Johnson 3436
161. Mitch Richmond* 3398
162. Darrell Armstrong 3394
163. Johnny Davis 3368
164. Mike Newlin 3364
165. Allen Leavell 3339
166. Jamaal Tinsley 3330
167. World B. Free 3319
168. Ty Lawson 3316
169. Bimbo Coles 3313
170. John Johnson 3285
171. Darrell Walker 3276
172. Jrue Holiday 3253
173. Michael Finley 3245
174. Jerry Stackhouse 3240
175. Julius Erving* 3224
176. Charles Oakley 3217
177. Larry Costello 3215
178. Vinnie Johnson 3212
179. Rafer Alston 3202
180. Goran Dragic 3194
181. Lucius Allen 3174
182. Antoine Walker 3170
183. Slater Martin* 3160
  Fred Brown 3160
185. Gerald Henderson 3141
186. Tom Henderson 3136
187. Richard Hamilton 3125
188. Toni Kukoc 3119
189. Quinn Buckner 3114
190. Foots Walker 3111
191. Brandon Jennings 3107
192. Clifford Robinson 3094
193. John Starks 3085
194. Phil Ford 3083
195. Carmelo Anthony 3082
196. Darnell Valentine 3080
  Ricky Rubio 3080
198. Dolph Schayes* 3072
199. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
200. Dick Van Arsdale 3057
201. Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
202. Jeff Mullins 3023
203. Gary Grant 3013
204. Bob Lanier* 3007
205. Lionel Hollins 3006
206. Johnny Dawkins 2997
  Greg Anthony 2997
208. Doug Christie 2992
209. Rolando Blackman 2981
210. Anthony Mason 2963
211. Tom Gola* 2962
212. Kendall Gill 2945
213. Howard Komives 2941
214. Antonio Daniels 2934
215. Bob Weiss 2931
216. Steve Smith 2922
217. Don Buse 2920
218. Vernon Maxwell 2912
219. Dave Cowens* 2910
220. Gilbert Arenas 2909
221. K.C. Jones* 2908
222. Carl Braun 2892
  Brent Barry 2892
224. Mark Aguirre 2871
225. Bernard King* 2863
226. Hersey Hawkins 2860
227. Beno Udrih 2858
228. Jim Jackson 2851
229. Bob Dandridge 2846
230. Darren Collison 2839
231. Dana Barros 2837
232. Hedo Turkoglu 2832
233. Adrian Dantley* 2830
234. Eddie Jones 2812
235. Derrick Rose 2811
236. Kevin Loughery 2803
237. Sidney Moncrief 2793
238. James Worthy* 2791
239. Josh Smith 2789
240. Dick Snyder 2767
241. John Paxson 2758
242. Dan Majerle 2755
243. Rodney McCray 2750
244. Howard Eisley 2748
  Ramon Sessions 2748
246. Kevin Durant 2738
247. Jerry Lucas* 2732
248. Otis Thorpe 2730
249. Dick Barnett 2729
  Byron Scott 2729

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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