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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.Chris Paul 9338
8.Isiah Thomas* 9061
9.Gary Payton* 8966
10.LeBron James 8943
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Rod Strickland 7987
13.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
14.Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15.Terry Porter 7160
16.Tim Hardaway 7095
17.Russell Westbrook 7066
18.Rajon Rondo 7056
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.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.Dwyane Wade 5701
42.Larry Bird* 5695
43.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
44.Chauncey Billups 5636
45.Michael Jordan* 5633
46.Allen Iverson* 5624
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.Kyle Lowry 5319
54.Kevin Porter 5314
55.John Wall 5282
56.Jeff Hornacek 5281
57.Karl Malone* 5248
58.Rickey Green 5221
59.Norm Van Lier 5217
60.Kenny Anderson 5196
61.Julius Erving* 5176
62.Sleepy Floyd 5175
63.José Calderón 5148
64.Raymond Felton 5096
65.Walt Frazier* 5040
66.Joe Johnson 5001
67.Rick Barry* 4952
68.James Harden 4937
69.Nate McMillan 4893
70.Doc Rivers 4889
71.Mark Price 4863
72.Andre Iguodala 4821
73.Gail Goodrich* 4805
74.Brad Davis 4709
75.Paul Pierce 4708
76.Fat Lever 4696
77.Louie Dampier* 4687
78.Vince Carter 4686
79.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
80.Stephen Curry 4614
81.Joe Dumars* 4612
82.Jason Williams 4611
83.Mike Conley 4605
84.Gus Williams 4597
85.Hal Greer* 4540
86.Jamal Crawford 4538
87.Sherman Douglas 4536
88.Jameer Nelson 4508
89.Randy Smith 4487
90.Brevin Knight 4481
91.Don Buse 4425
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.Jrue Holiday 4313
99.Vern Fleming 4293
100.Jeff Teague 4288
101.Grant Hill* 4252
102.Eric Snow 4245
 Kirk Hinrich 4245
104.Tim Duncan 4225
105.Charles Barkley* 4215
106.Richie Guerin* 4211
107.Michael Adams 4209
108.Dick McGuire* 4205
109.Danny Ainge 4199
110.Rory Sparrow 4192
111.Pooh Richardson 4180
112.Tracy McGrady* 4161
113.David Wesley 4159
114.Reggie Miller* 4141
115.Bill Russell* 4100
116.Jo Jo White* 4095
117.Kenny Smith 4073
118.Alvan Adams 4012
119.Ricky Rubio 4004
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.Brian Shaw 3918
127.Ron Harper 3916
128.Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
129.Scott Skiles 3881
130.Walter Davis 3878
131.Earl Watson 3871
132.Devin Harris 3869
133.Johnny Moore 3866
134.Monta Ellis 3856
135.Ron Boone 3842
136.Detlef Schrempf 3833
137.Wes Unseld* 3822
138.Derek Fisher 3804
139.Ray Williams 3779
140.Andy Phillip* 3759
141.Sam Lacey 3754
142.Goran Dragić 3738
143.Paul Pressey 3715
144.Luke Ridnour 3713
145.Larry Drew 3702
146.Boris Diaw 3684
147.Michael Cooper 3666
148.Latrell Sprewell 3664
149.Damian Lillard 3659
150.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
151.Elgin Baylor* 3650
152.Mack Calvin 3617
153.Sedale Threatt 3613
154.Earl Monroe* 3594
155.Paul Westphal* 3591
156.Pete Maravich* 3563
157.Walt Hazzard 3555
158.Lamar Odom 3554
159.Darren Collison 3543
160.Vlade Divac* 3541
161.Jalen Rose 3527
162.Chris Webber 3526
163.Ricky Sobers 3525
 Anfernee Hardaway 3525
165.Charlie Scott* 3515
166.Archie Clark 3498
167.Jack Sikma* 3488
168.Kevin Durant 3486
169.Steve Francis 3473
170.Chris Mullin* 3450
171.Steve Blake 3446
172.Eddie Johnson 3436
173.Kemba Walker 3430
174.Mitch Richmond* 3398
175.Darrell Armstrong 3394
176.Johnny Davis 3368
177.Mike Newlin 3364
178.Allen Leavell 3339
179.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
180.D.J. Augustin 3320
181.World B. Free 3319
182.Ty Lawson 3316
183.Bimbo Coles 3313
184.Billy Cunningham* 3305
185.John Johnson 3285
186.Darrell Walker 3276
187.Lou Williams 3256
188.Bill Melchionni 3247
189.Michael Finley 3245
190.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
191.Charles Oakley 3217
192.Larry Costello 3215
193.Vinnie Johnson 3212
194.Rafer Alston 3202
195.Derrick Rose 3182
196.Carmelo Anthony 3181
197.J.J. Barea 3180
198.Lucius Allen 3174
199.Antoine Walker 3170
200.Fred Brown 3160
 Slater Martin* 3160
202.Brandon Jennings 3151
203.Mike Gale 3146
204.Gerald Henderson 3141
205.Tom Henderson 3136
206.Richard Hamilton 3125
207.Toni Kukoč 3119
208.Quinn Buckner 3114
209.Foots Walker 3111
210.Clifford Robinson 3094
211.George McGinnis* 3089
212.John Starks 3085
213.Phil Ford 3083
214.Darnell Valentine 3080
215.Dolph Schayes* 3072
216.Jimmy Jones 3069
217.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
218.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
219.Artis Gilmore* 3050
220.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
221.Jeff Mullins 3023
222.Gary Grant 3013
223.Bob Lanier* 3007
224.Lionel Hollins 3006
225.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
227.Doug Christie 2992
228.Rolando Blackman 2981
229.Freddie Lewis 2979
230.Anthony Mason 2963
 Kyrie Irving 2963
232.Tom Gola* 2962
233.Kendall Gill 2945
234.Nicolas Batum 2944
235.Howard Komives 2941
236.Antonio Daniels 2934
237.Bob Weiss 2931
238.Steve Smith 2922
239.Vernon Maxwell 2912
240.Dave Cowens* 2910
241.Gilbert Arenas 2909
242.K.C. Jones* 2908
243.Dan Issel* 2907
244.Carl Braun* 2892
 Brent Barry 2892
246.Eric Bledsoe 2871
 Mark Aguirre 2871
248.Chuck Williams 2869
249.Bernard King* 2863
250.Hersey Hawkins 2860

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

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.Chris Paul 9338
8.Isiah Thomas* 9061
9.Gary Payton* 8966
10.LeBron James 8943
11.Andre Miller 8524
12.Rod Strickland 7987
13.Maurice Cheeks* 7392
14.Lenny Wilkens* 7211
15.Terry Porter 7160
16.Tim Hardaway 7095
17.Russell Westbrook 7066
18.Rajon Rondo 7056
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.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.Dwyane Wade 5701
42.Larry Bird* 5695
43.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5660
44.Chauncey Billups 5636
45.Michael Jordan* 5633
46.Allen Iverson* 5624
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.Kyle Lowry 5319
54.Kevin Porter 5314
55.John Wall 5282
56.Jeff Hornacek 5281
57.Karl Malone* 5248
58.Rickey Green 5221
59.Norm Van Lier 5217
60.Kenny Anderson 5196
61.Sleepy Floyd 5175
62.José Calderón 5148
63.Raymond Felton 5096
64.Walt Frazier* 5040
65.Joe Johnson 5001
66.James Harden 4937
67.Nate McMillan 4893
68.Doc Rivers 4889
69.Mark Price 4863
70.Andre Iguodala 4821
71.Gail Goodrich* 4805
72.Brad Davis 4709
73.Paul Pierce 4708
74.Fat Lever 4696
75.Vince Carter 4686
76.Wilt Chamberlain* 4643
77.Stephen Curry 4614
78.Joe Dumars* 4612
79.Jason Williams 4611
80.Mike Conley 4605
81.Gus Williams 4597
82.Hal Greer* 4540
83.Jamal Crawford 4538
84.Sherman Douglas 4536
85.Jameer Nelson 4508
86.Randy Smith 4487
87.Brevin Knight 4481
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.Jrue Holiday 4313
95.Vern Fleming 4293
96.Jeff Teague 4288
97.Grant Hill* 4252
98.Eric Snow 4245
 Kirk Hinrich 4245
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.Reggie Miller* 4141
111.Bill Russell* 4100
112.Jo Jo White* 4095
113.Kenny Smith 4073
114.Rick Barry* 4017
115.Alvan Adams 4012
116.Ricky Rubio 4004
117.Manu Ginóbili 4001
118.Mo Williams 3990
119.John Bagley 3980
120.Jarrett Jack 3952
121.Alvin Robertson 3929
122.Pau Gasol 3925
123.Brian Shaw 3918
124.Ron Harper 3916
125.Micheal Ray Richardson 3899
126.Scott Skiles 3881
127.Walter Davis 3878
128.Earl Watson 3871
129.Devin Harris 3869
130.Johnny Moore 3866
131.Monta Ellis 3856
132.Detlef Schrempf 3833
133.Wes Unseld* 3822
134.Derek Fisher 3804
135.Ray Williams 3779
136.Andy Phillip* 3759
137.Sam Lacey 3754
138.Goran Dragić 3738
139.Paul Pressey 3715
140.Luke Ridnour 3713
141.Larry Drew 3702
142.Boris Diaw 3684
143.Michael Cooper 3666
144.Latrell Sprewell 3664
145.Damian Lillard 3659
146.Dirk Nowitzki 3651
147.Elgin Baylor* 3650
148.Sedale Threatt 3613
149.Earl Monroe* 3594
150.Paul Westphal* 3591
151.Pete Maravich* 3563
152.Walt Hazzard 3555
153.Lamar Odom 3554
154.Darren Collison 3543
155.Vlade Divac* 3541
156.Jalen Rose 3527
157.Chris Webber 3526
158.Anfernee Hardaway 3525
 Ricky Sobers 3525
160.Archie Clark 3498
161.Jack Sikma* 3488
162.Kevin Durant 3486
163.Steve Francis 3473
164.Chris Mullin* 3450
165.Steve Blake 3446
166.Eddie Johnson 3436
167.Kemba Walker 3430
168.Mitch Richmond* 3398
169.Darrell Armstrong 3394
170.Johnny Davis 3368
171.Mike Newlin 3364
172.Allen Leavell 3339
173.Jamaal Tinsley 3330
174.D.J. Augustin 3320
175.World B. Free 3319
176.Ty Lawson 3316
177.Bimbo Coles 3313
178.John Johnson 3285
179.Darrell Walker 3276
180.Lou Williams 3256
181.Michael Finley 3245
182.Jerry Stackhouse 3240
183.Julius Erving* 3224
184.Charles Oakley 3217
185.Larry Costello 3215
186.Vinnie Johnson 3212
187.Rafer Alston 3202
188.Derrick Rose 3182
189.Carmelo Anthony 3181
190.J.J. Barea 3180
191.Lucius Allen 3174
192.Antoine Walker 3170
193.Fred Brown 3160
 Slater Martin* 3160
195.Brandon Jennings 3151
196.Gerald Henderson 3141
197.Tom Henderson 3136
198.Richard Hamilton 3125
199.Toni Kukoč 3119
200.Quinn Buckner 3114
201.Foots Walker 3111
202.Clifford Robinson 3094
203.John Starks 3085
204.Phil Ford 3083
205.Darnell Valentine 3080
206.Dolph Schayes* 3072
207.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3058
208.Dick Van Arsdale 3057
209.Shaquille O'Neal* 3026
210.Jeff Mullins 3023
211.Gary Grant 3013
212.Bob Lanier* 3007
213.Lionel Hollins 3006
214.Greg Anthony 2997
 Johnny Dawkins 2997
216.Doug Christie 2992
217.Rolando Blackman 2981
218.Kyrie Irving 2963
 Anthony Mason 2963
220.Tom Gola* 2962
221.Kendall Gill 2945
222.Nicolas Batum 2944
223.Howard Komives 2941
224.Antonio Daniels 2934
225.Bob Weiss 2931
226.Steve Smith 2922
227.Don Buse 2920
228.Vernon Maxwell 2912
229.Dave Cowens* 2910
230.Gilbert Arenas 2909
231.K.C. Jones* 2908
232.Brent Barry 2892
 Carl Braun* 2892
234.Eric Bledsoe 2871
 Mark Aguirre 2871
236.Bernard King* 2863
237.Hersey Hawkins 2860
238.Beno Udrih 2858
239.Tyreke Evans 2852
240.Jim Jackson 2851
241.Bob Dandridge 2846
242.Dana Barros 2837
243.Hedo Türkoğlu 2832
244.Adrian Dantley* 2830
245.Marc Gasol 2829
246.Eddie Jones 2812
247.Ramon Sessions 2807
248.Kevin Loughery 2803
249.Sidney Moncrief* 2793
250.James Worthy* 2791
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