NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Assists Per Game

Active players are listed in bold
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

Rate statistic requirements

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player APG
1.Magic Johnson* 11.19
2.John Stockton* 10.51
3.Oscar Robertson* 9.51
4.Chris Paul 9.43
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.Kevin Johnson 9.13
7.John Wall 9.07
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Russell Westbrook 8.55
10.Steve Nash* 8.49
11.Norm Nixon 8.32
12.Tim Hardaway 8.18
13.Rajon Rondo 8.08
14.Deron Williams 8.07
15.Kevin Porter 8.06
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
17.Guy Rodgers* 7.75
18.Stephon Marbury 7.65
19.Ricky Rubio 7.64
20.Muggsy Bogues 7.57
21.Bob Cousy* 7.53
22.Johnny Moore 7.43
23.LeBron James 7.40
24.Tiny Archibald* 7.39
25.Rod Strickland 7.30
26.Baron Davis 7.22
27.Micheal Ray Richardson 7.01
28.Norm Van Lier 6.99
29.John Lucas 6.95
30.Mark Price 6.74
31.Mookie Blaylock 6.72
32.Gary Payton* 6.72
33.Maurice Cheeks* 6.71
34.Lenny Wilkens* 6.70
35.Jerry West* 6.69
36.Larry Brown* 6.67
37.Damian Lillard 6.62
38.Nick Van Exel 6.56
39.Pooh Richardson 6.54
40.Stephen Curry 6.54
41.Andre Miller 6.54
42.James Harden 6.53
43.Scott Skiles 6.47
44.Michael Adams 6.45
45.Phil Ford 6.40
46.Jrue Holiday 6.37
47.Larry Bird* 6.35
48.Reggie Theus 6.29
49.Kyle Lowry 6.24
50.Fat Lever 6.24
51.Elfrid Payton 6.15
52.Allen Iverson* 6.15
53.Nate McMillan 6.15
54.Brevin Knight 6.15
55.Slick Watts 6.13
56.Damon Stoudamire 6.12
57.Walt Frazier* 6.11
58.Jamaal Tinsley 6.09
59.Terrell Brandon 6.09
60.Kenny Anderson 6.06
61.Steve Francis 6.03
62.Ty Lawson 6.02
63.Dave Bing* 5.99
64.John Bagley 5.99
65.Sam Cassell 5.98
66.Nikola Jokić 5.95
67.Sherman Douglas 5.93
68.Jason Williams 5.85
69.T.J. Ford 5.82
70.Micheal Williams 5.77
71.Ray Williams 5.77
72.José Calderón 5.75
73.Kyrie Irving 5.73
74.Dick McGuire* 5.70
75.Brandon Jennings 5.68
76.Mike Conley 5.67
77.Doc Rivers 5.66
78.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
79.Terry Porter 5.62
80.Tony Parker 5.61
81.Gus Williams 5.57
82.Jeff Teague 5.55
83.Avery Johnson 5.55
84.Johnny Dawkins 5.54
85.Kenny Smith 5.53
86.Rickey Green 5.52
87.Mike Bibby 5.51
88.Jay Humphries 5.51
89.Derek Harper 5.49
90.Derrick Rose 5.48
91.Gary Grant 5.46
92.Pete Maravich* 5.41
93.Dwyane Wade 5.41
94.Sleepy Floyd 5.41
95.Chauncey Billups 5.40
96.Kemba Walker 5.38
97.Andy Phillip* 5.36
98.Warren Jabali 5.34
99.Draymond Green 5.34
100.Spud Webb 5.33
101.Al Smith 5.32
102.Gilbert Arenas 5.27
103.Michael Jordan* 5.25
104.Raymond Felton 5.25
105.Kelvin Ransey 5.23
106.Scottie Pippen* 5.21
107.Larry Drew 5.18
108.Jameer Nelson 5.13
109.Paul Pressey 5.13
110.Eddie Johnson 5.09
111.Geoff Huston 5.06
112.Alvin Robertson 5.04
113.Bill Melchionni 5.03
114.Eric Snow 5.02
115.Rory Sparrow 5.01
116.Anfernee Hardaway 5.01
117.T.J. McConnell 5.01
118.Darren Collison 5.00
119.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
120.Darnell Valentine 4.97
121.Richie Guerin* 4.97
122.Isaiah Thomas 4.93
123.Walt Hazzard 4.91
124.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
125.Charlie Scott* 4.90
126.Brad Davis 4.90
127.Jo Jo White* 4.89
128.Louie Dampier* 4.88
129.Mo Williams 4.88
130.Bob Davies* 4.87
131.Chris Childs 4.87
132.Eric Murdock 4.86
133.Rick Barry* 4.85
134.Kirk Hinrich 4.83
135.Greivis Vásquez 4.83
136.Archie Clark 4.82
137.Tom Henderson 4.82
138.John Havlicek* 4.81
139.Vern Fleming 4.81
 Goran Dragić 4.81
141.Tyreke Evans 4.80
142.Mack Calvin 4.79
143.Rafer Alston 4.77
144.Allen Leavell 4.77
145.George King 4.76
146.Winston Garland 4.74
147.Eric Bledsoe 4.73
148.Foots Walker 4.73
149.Armond Hill 4.69
150.Dennis Schröder 4.69
151.Kobe Bryant* 4.69
152.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
153.Devin Booker 4.64
154.Robert Pack 4.63
155.Monta Ellis 4.63
156.Geoff Petrie 4.61
157.Randy Smith 4.60
158.Don Buse 4.58
159.Jarrett Jack 4.56
160.Larry Costello 4.55
161.Darrell Walker 4.55
162.Joe Dumars* 4.53
163.Lucius Allen 4.52
164.Chuck Williams 4.50
165.Johnny Davis 4.49
166.Jimmy Jones 4.47
167.Luke Ridnour 4.47
168.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.47
169.Lionel Hollins 4.47
170.Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
171.Chris Duhon 4.44
172.Tracy McGrady* 4.44
173.Earl Watson 4.41
174.Calvin Murphy* 4.39
175.David Wesley 4.38
176.Art Williams 4.37
177.Jeff McInnis 4.36
178.Paul Westphal* 4.36
179.Quinn Buckner 4.33
180.Blake Griffin 4.32
181.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
182.K.C. Jones* 4.30
183.Ricky Sobers 4.29
184.Billy Cunningham* 4.29
185.Jack George 4.29
186.Bill Russell* 4.26
187.Jeremy Lin 4.25
188.Tom Gola* 4.24
189.Chris Webber* 4.24
190.Slater Martin* 4.24
191.Reggie Jackson 4.24
192.Marcus Smart 4.23
193.Andre Iguodala 4.21
194.Wes Matthews 4.20
195.Michael Cooper 4.20
196.Andrew Toney 4.20
197.Julius Erving* 4.16
198.Kevin Durant 4.16
199.Brian Shaw 4.15
200.Frank Johnson 4.15
201.Connie Hawkins* 4.15
202.Grant Hill* 4.14
203.Brian Taylor 4.12
204.Brian Winters 4.11
205.Alvin Williams 4.08
206.Ramon Sessions 4.06
207.Alvan Adams 4.06
208.Hal Greer* 4.05
209.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
210.Charlie Ward 4.03
211.Danny Ainge 4.03
212.Bradley Beal 4.03
213.Mike Newlin 4.02
214.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
215.Fatty Taylor 4.00
216.Kyle Macy 3.99
217.Jimmy Butler 3.99
218.Freddie Lewis 3.97
219.D.J. Augustin 3.97
220.Brandon Knight 3.97
221.Howard Komives 3.96
222.Steve Blake 3.96
223.Greg Anthony 3.96
224.Victor Oladipo 3.96
225.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
226.J.J. Barea 3.94
227.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
228.Charles Barkley* 3.93
229.Devin Harris 3.93
230.John Roche 3.92
231.Joe Johnson 3.92
232.Ish Smith 3.91
233.Bimbo Coles 3.89
234.Phil Smith 3.89
235.Lester Conner 3.88
236.Wes Unseld* 3.88
237.Jim Cleamons 3.88
238.Earl Monroe* 3.88
239.Ron Harper 3.88
240.Herm Gilliam 3.85
241.Jason Terry 3.84
242.James Silas 3.84
243.Roger Brown* 3.83
244.Jalen Rose 3.82
245.Eric Money 3.81
246.DeMar DeRozan 3.81
247.Sedale Threatt 3.80
248.Dave Cowens* 3.80
249.Eddie Jordan 3.80
250.Anthony Carter 3.79

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player APG
1.Larry Brown* 6.67
2.Bill Melchionni 6.06
3.Mack Calvin 5.75
4.Louie Dampier* 5.55
5.Warren Jabali 5.34
6.Al Smith 5.32
7.Jimmy Jones 5.10
8.George Lehmann 5.02
9.Chuck Williams 4.84
10.Julius Erving* 4.80
11.Don Buse 4.73
12.Joe Caldwell 4.43
13.James Silas 4.31
14.Freddie Lewis 4.20
15.Fatty Taylor 4.06
16.Ron Boone 3.88
17.Larry Jones 3.86
18.Ralph Simpson 3.86
19.Roger Brown* 3.83
20.George Thompson 3.67
21.Donnie Freeman 3.63
22.Ted McClain 3.63
23.Bill Keller 3.56
24.Glen Combs 3.52
25.Gerald Govan 3.18
26.Willie Wise 3.06
27.Artis Gilmore* 3.03
28.Gene Littles 2.97
29.Rich Jones 2.84
30.Walter Simon 2.75
31.Trooper Washington 2.41
32.Billy Paultz 2.39
33.Larry Miller 2.38
34.Steve Jones 2.27
35.Cincinnatus Powell 2.22
36.Dan Issel* 2.21
37.Warren Davis 2.11
38.Goose Ligon 2.10
39.Wil Jones 2.02
40.George Carter 2.00
41.Dave Robisch 2.00
42.Bob Warren 1.85
43.Jim Eakins 1.84
44.Mel Daniels* 1.81
45.Ira Harge 1.72
46.Red Robbins 1.71
47.Les Hunter 1.67
48.Ronald Franz 1.66
49.Julius Keye 1.57
50.Stew Johnson 1.52
51.Gene Moore 1.39
52.Bob Netolicky 1.37
53.Byron Beck 1.36
54.John Beasley 1.19
55.Arthur Becker 0.99
56.Lee Davis 0.96

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player APG
1.Magic Johnson* 11.19
2.John Stockton* 10.51
3.Oscar Robertson* 9.51
4.Chris Paul 9.43
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.Kevin Johnson 9.13
7.John Wall 9.07
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Russell Westbrook 8.55
10.Steve Nash* 8.49
11.Norm Nixon 8.32
12.Tim Hardaway 8.18
13.Rajon Rondo 8.08
14.Deron Williams 8.07
15.Kevin Porter 8.06
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
17.Guy Rodgers* 7.75
18.Stephon Marbury 7.65
19.Ricky Rubio 7.64
20.Muggsy Bogues 7.57
21.Bob Cousy* 7.53
22.Johnny Moore 7.43
23.LeBron James 7.40
24.Tiny Archibald* 7.39
25.Rod Strickland 7.30
26.Baron Davis 7.22
27.Micheal Ray Richardson 7.01
28.Norm Van Lier 6.99
29.John Lucas 6.95
30.Mark Price 6.74
31.Mookie Blaylock 6.72
32.Gary Payton* 6.72
33.Maurice Cheeks* 6.71
34.Lenny Wilkens* 6.70
35.Jerry West* 6.69
36.Damian Lillard 6.62
37.Nick Van Exel 6.56
38.Pooh Richardson 6.54
39.Stephen Curry 6.54
40.Andre Miller 6.54
41.James Harden 6.53
42.Scott Skiles 6.47
43.Michael Adams 6.45
44.Phil Ford 6.40
45.Jrue Holiday 6.37
46.Larry Bird* 6.35
47.Reggie Theus 6.29
48.Kyle Lowry 6.24
49.Fat Lever 6.24
50.Elfrid Payton 6.15
51.Allen Iverson* 6.15
52.Nate McMillan 6.15
53.Brevin Knight 6.15
54.Slick Watts 6.13
55.Damon Stoudamire 6.12
56.Walt Frazier* 6.11
57.Jamaal Tinsley 6.09
58.Terrell Brandon 6.09
59.Kenny Anderson 6.06
60.Steve Francis 6.03
61.Ty Lawson 6.02
62.Dave Bing* 5.99
63.John Bagley 5.99
64.Sam Cassell 5.98
65.Nikola Jokić 5.95
66.Sherman Douglas 5.93
67.Jason Williams 5.85
68.T.J. Ford 5.82
69.Micheal Williams 5.77
70.Ray Williams 5.77
71.José Calderón 5.75
72.Kyrie Irving 5.73
73.Dick McGuire* 5.70
74.Brandon Jennings 5.68
75.Mike Conley 5.67
76.Doc Rivers 5.66
77.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
78.Terry Porter 5.62
79.Tony Parker 5.61
80.Gus Williams 5.57
81.Jeff Teague 5.55
82.Avery Johnson 5.55
83.Johnny Dawkins 5.54
84.Kenny Smith 5.53
85.Rickey Green 5.52
86.Mike Bibby 5.51
87.Jay Humphries 5.51
88.Derek Harper 5.49
89.Derrick Rose 5.48
90.Gary Grant 5.46
91.Pete Maravich* 5.41
92.Dwyane Wade 5.41
93.Sleepy Floyd 5.41
94.Chauncey Billups 5.40
95.Kemba Walker 5.38
96.Andy Phillip* 5.36
97.Draymond Green 5.34
98.Spud Webb 5.33
99.Gilbert Arenas 5.27
100.Michael Jordan* 5.25
101.Raymond Felton 5.25
102.Kelvin Ransey 5.23
103.Scottie Pippen* 5.21
104.Larry Drew 5.18
105.Jameer Nelson 5.13
106.Paul Pressey 5.13
107.Eddie Johnson 5.09
108.Rick Barry* 5.06
109.Geoff Huston 5.06
110.Alvin Robertson 5.04
111.Eric Snow 5.02
112.Rory Sparrow 5.01
113.Anfernee Hardaway 5.01
114.T.J. McConnell 5.01
115.Darren Collison 5.00
116.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
117.Darnell Valentine 4.97
118.Richie Guerin* 4.97
119.Isaiah Thomas 4.93
120.Walt Hazzard 4.91
121.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
122.Brad Davis 4.90
123.Jo Jo White* 4.89
124.Mo Williams 4.88
125.Bob Davies* 4.87
126.Chris Childs 4.87
127.Eric Murdock 4.86
128.Kirk Hinrich 4.83
129.Greivis Vásquez 4.83
130.Archie Clark 4.82
131.Tom Henderson 4.82
132.Charlie Scott* 4.81
133.John Havlicek* 4.81
134.Vern Fleming 4.81
 Goran Dragić 4.81
136.Tyreke Evans 4.80
137.Rafer Alston 4.77
138.Allen Leavell 4.77
139.George King 4.76
140.Winston Garland 4.74
141.Eric Bledsoe 4.73
142.Foots Walker 4.73
143.Armond Hill 4.69
144.Dennis Schröder 4.69
145.Kobe Bryant* 4.69
146.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
147.Devin Booker 4.64
148.Robert Pack 4.63
149.Monta Ellis 4.63
150.Geoff Petrie 4.61
151.Randy Smith 4.60
152.Jarrett Jack 4.56
153.Larry Costello 4.55
154.Darrell Walker 4.55
155.Joe Dumars* 4.53
156.Lucius Allen 4.52
157.Don Buse 4.51
158.Johnny Davis 4.49
159.Luke Ridnour 4.47
160.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.47
161.Lionel Hollins 4.47
162.Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
163.Chris Duhon 4.44
164.Tracy McGrady* 4.44
165.Earl Watson 4.41
166.Art Williams 4.39
167.Calvin Murphy* 4.39
168.David Wesley 4.38
169.Jeff McInnis 4.36
170.Paul Westphal* 4.36
171.Mike Gale 4.34
172.Quinn Buckner 4.33
173.Blake Griffin 4.32
174.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
175.K.C. Jones* 4.30
176.Ricky Sobers 4.29
177.Jack George 4.29
178.Bill Russell* 4.26
179.Jeremy Lin 4.25
180.Tom Gola* 4.24
181.Chris Webber* 4.24
182.Slater Martin* 4.24
183.Reggie Jackson 4.24
184.Marcus Smart 4.23
185.Andre Iguodala 4.21
186.Wes Matthews 4.20
187.Michael Cooper 4.20
188.Andrew Toney 4.20
189.Kevin Durant 4.16
190.Brian Shaw 4.15
191.Frank Johnson 4.15
192.Grant Hill* 4.14
193.Brian Winters 4.11
194.Connie Hawkins* 4.11
195.Alvin Williams 4.08
196.Ramon Sessions 4.06
197.Alvan Adams 4.06
198.Hal Greer* 4.05
199.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
200.Charlie Ward 4.03
201.Danny Ainge 4.03
202.Bradley Beal 4.03
203.Mike Newlin 4.02
204.Billy Cunningham* 4.01
205.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
206.Kyle Macy 3.99
207.Jimmy Butler 3.99
208.D.J. Augustin 3.97
209.Brandon Knight 3.97
210.Howard Komives 3.96
211.Steve Blake 3.96
212.Greg Anthony 3.96
213.Victor Oladipo 3.96
214.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
215.J.J. Barea 3.94
216.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
217.Charles Barkley* 3.93
218.Devin Harris 3.93
219.Joe Johnson 3.92
220.Ish Smith 3.91
221.Bimbo Coles 3.89
222.Phil Smith 3.89
223.Lester Conner 3.88
224.Wes Unseld* 3.88
225.Jim Cleamons 3.88
226.Earl Monroe* 3.88
227.Ron Harper 3.88
228.Julius Erving* 3.86
229.Herm Gilliam 3.85
230.Jason Terry 3.84
231.Jalen Rose 3.82
232.Eric Money 3.81
233.DeMar DeRozan 3.81
234.Sedale Threatt 3.80
235.Dave Cowens* 3.80
236.Eddie Jordan 3.80
237.Anthony Carter 3.79
238.Willie Anderson 3.79
239.Zach LaVine 3.79
240.Manu Ginóbili 3.79
241.John Johnson 3.78
242.Joe Ingles 3.77
243.Ron Lee 3.77
244.Bob Sura 3.77
245.Paul Seymour 3.76
246.Jeff Mullins 3.76
247.George McGinnis* 3.76
248.Walter Davis 3.75
249.Sam Lacey 3.75
250.World B. Free 3.75