NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Assists Per Game

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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 9.44
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.Kevin Johnson 9.13
7.John Wall 9.09
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Steve Nash* 8.49
10.Russell Westbrook 8.36
11.Norm Nixon 8.32
12.Tim Hardaway 8.18
13.Rajon Rondo 8.16
14.Deron Williams 8.07
15.Kevin Porter 8.06
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
17.Guy Rodgers* 7.75
18.Ricky Rubio 7.71
19.Stephon Marbury 7.65
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.Stephen Curry 6.60
38.Damian Lillard 6.59
39.Nick Van Exel 6.56
40.Pooh Richardson 6.54
41.Andre Miller 6.54
42.James Harden 6.48
43.Scott Skiles 6.47
44.Michael Adams 6.45
45.Elfrid Payton 6.40
46.Phil Ford 6.40
47.Jrue Holiday 6.35
48.Larry Bird* 6.35
49.Reggie Theus 6.29
50.Fat Lever 6.24
51.Kyle Lowry 6.22
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.Sherman Douglas 5.93
67.Jason Williams 5.85
68.T.J. Ford 5.82
69.Micheal Williams 5.77
70.Nikola Jokić 5.77
71.Ray Williams 5.77
72.José Calderón 5.75
73.Kyrie Irving 5.72
74.Dick McGuire* 5.70
75.Brandon Jennings 5.68
76.Doc Rivers 5.66
77.Mike Conley 5.65
78.Jeff Teague 5.65
79.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
80.Terry Porter 5.62
81.Tony Parker 5.61
82.Gus Williams 5.57
83.Derrick Rose 5.55
84.Avery Johnson 5.55
85.Johnny Dawkins 5.54
86.Kenny Smith 5.53
87.Rickey Green 5.52
88.Mike Bibby 5.51
89.Jay Humphries 5.51
90.Derek Harper 5.49
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.Spud Webb 5.33
100.Al Smith 5.32
101.Gilbert Arenas 5.27
102.Michael Jordan* 5.25
103.Raymond Felton 5.25
104.Kelvin Ransey 5.23
105.Scottie Pippen* 5.21
106.Larry Drew 5.18
107.Draymond Green 5.14
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.Darren Collison 5.00
118.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
119.Darnell Valentine 4.97
120.Richie Guerin* 4.97
121.Isaiah Thomas 4.95
122.Walt Hazzard 4.91
123.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
124.Charlie Scott* 4.90
125.Brad Davis 4.90
126.Jo Jo White* 4.89
127.Louie Dampier* 4.88
128.Mo Williams 4.88
129.T.J. McConnell 4.88
130.Bob Davies* 4.87
131.Chris Childs 4.87
132.Eric Murdock 4.86
133.Rick Barry* 4.85
134.Goran Dragić 4.83
135.Kirk Hinrich 4.83
136.Greivis Vásquez 4.83
137.Archie Clark 4.82
138.Tom Henderson 4.82
139.John Havlicek* 4.81
140.Vern Fleming 4.81
141.Tyreke Evans 4.80
142.Mack Calvin 4.79
143.Eric Bledsoe 4.78
144.Rafer Alston 4.77
145.Allen Leavell 4.77
146.George King 4.76
147.Winston Garland 4.74
148.Foots Walker 4.73
149.Armond Hill 4.69
150.Kobe Bryant* 4.69
151.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
152.Robert Pack 4.63
153.Monta Ellis 4.63
154.Geoff Petrie 4.61
155.Randy Smith 4.60
156.Don Buse 4.58
157.Jarrett Jack 4.56
158.Larry Costello 4.55
159.Dennis Schröder 4.55
160.Darrell Walker 4.55
161.Joe Dumars* 4.53
162.Lucius Allen 4.52
163.Chuck Williams 4.50
164.Johnny Davis 4.49
165.Jimmy Jones 4.47
166.Luke Ridnour 4.47
167.Lionel Hollins 4.47
168.Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
169.Chris Duhon 4.44
170.Tracy McGrady* 4.44
171.Earl Watson 4.41
172.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.41
173.Blake Griffin 4.40
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.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
181.K.C. Jones* 4.30
182.Reggie Jackson 4.29
183.Ricky Sobers 4.29
184.Billy Cunningham* 4.29
185.Jack George 4.29
186.Bill Russell* 4.26
187.Andre Iguodala 4.26
188.Jeremy Lin 4.25
189.Tom Gola* 4.24
190.Chris Webber 4.24
191.Slater Martin* 4.24
192.Wes Matthews 4.20
193.Michael Cooper 4.20
194.Andrew Toney 4.20
195.Julius Erving* 4.16
196.Brian Shaw 4.15
197.Frank Johnson 4.15
198.Connie Hawkins* 4.15
199.Grant Hill* 4.14
200.Marcus Smart 4.14
201.Kevin Durant 4.13
202.Brian Taylor 4.12
203.Brian Winters 4.11
204.Alvin Williams 4.08
205.Ramon Sessions 4.06
206.Alvan Adams 4.06
207.Hal Greer* 4.05
208.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
209.Charlie Ward 4.03
210.Danny Ainge 4.03
211.Bradley Beal 4.02
212.Mike Newlin 4.02
213.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
214.Fatty Taylor 4.00
215.Kyle Macy 3.99
216.D.J. Augustin 3.97
217.Freddie Lewis 3.97
218.Brandon Knight 3.97
219.Howard Komives 3.96
220.Steve Blake 3.96
221.Greg Anthony 3.96
222.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
223.Victor Oladipo 3.94
224.J.J. Barea 3.94
225.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
226.Ish Smith 3.93
227.Charles Barkley* 3.93
228.Devin Harris 3.93
229.John Roche 3.92
230.Joe Johnson 3.92
231.Bimbo Coles 3.89
232.Phil Smith 3.89
233.Lester Conner 3.88
234.Wes Unseld* 3.88
235.Jim Cleamons 3.88
236.Earl Monroe* 3.88
237.Ron Harper 3.88
238.Jimmy Butler 3.86
239.Herm Gilliam 3.85
240.Jason Terry 3.84
241.James Silas 3.84
242.Roger Brown* 3.83
243.Jalen Rose 3.82
244.Eric Money 3.81
245.Sedale Threatt 3.80
246.Dave Cowens* 3.80
247.Eddie Jordan 3.80
248.Anthony Carter 3.79
249.Willie Anderson 3.79
250.Manu Ginóbili 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 9.44
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.Kevin Johnson 9.13
7.John Wall 9.09
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Steve Nash* 8.49
10.Russell Westbrook 8.36
11.Norm Nixon 8.32
12.Tim Hardaway 8.18
13.Rajon Rondo 8.16
14.Deron Williams 8.07
15.Kevin Porter 8.06
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
17.Guy Rodgers* 7.75
18.Ricky Rubio 7.71
19.Stephon Marbury 7.65
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.Stephen Curry 6.60
37.Damian Lillard 6.59
38.Nick Van Exel 6.56
39.Pooh Richardson 6.54
40.Andre Miller 6.54
41.James Harden 6.48
42.Scott Skiles 6.47
43.Michael Adams 6.45
44.Elfrid Payton 6.40
45.Phil Ford 6.40
46.Jrue Holiday 6.35
47.Larry Bird* 6.35
48.Reggie Theus 6.29
49.Fat Lever 6.24
50.Kyle Lowry 6.22
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.Sherman Douglas 5.93
66.Jason Williams 5.85
67.T.J. Ford 5.82
68.Micheal Williams 5.77
69.Nikola Jokić 5.77
70.Ray Williams 5.77
71.José Calderón 5.75
72.Kyrie Irving 5.72
73.Dick McGuire* 5.70
74.Brandon Jennings 5.68
75.Doc Rivers 5.66
76.Mike Conley 5.65
77.Jeff Teague 5.65
78.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
79.Terry Porter 5.62
80.Tony Parker 5.61
81.Gus Williams 5.57
82.Derrick Rose 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.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.Spud Webb 5.33
98.Gilbert Arenas 5.27
99.Michael Jordan* 5.25
100.Raymond Felton 5.25
101.Kelvin Ransey 5.23
102.Scottie Pippen* 5.21
103.Larry Drew 5.18
104.Draymond Green 5.14
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.Darren Collison 5.00
115.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
116.Darnell Valentine 4.97
117.Richie Guerin* 4.97
118.Isaiah Thomas 4.95
119.Walt Hazzard 4.91
120.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
121.Brad Davis 4.90
122.Jo Jo White* 4.89
123.Mo Williams 4.88
124.T.J. McConnell 4.88
125.Bob Davies* 4.87
126.Chris Childs 4.87
127.Eric Murdock 4.86
128.Goran Dragić 4.83
129.Kirk Hinrich 4.83
130.Greivis Vásquez 4.83
131.Archie Clark 4.82
132.Tom Henderson 4.82
133.Charlie Scott* 4.81
134.John Havlicek* 4.81
135.Vern Fleming 4.81
136.Tyreke Evans 4.80
137.Eric Bledsoe 4.78
138.Rafer Alston 4.77
139.Allen Leavell 4.77
140.George King 4.76
141.Winston Garland 4.74
142.Foots Walker 4.73
143.Armond Hill 4.69
144.Kobe Bryant* 4.69
145.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
146.Robert Pack 4.63
147.Monta Ellis 4.63
148.Geoff Petrie 4.61
149.Randy Smith 4.60
150.Jarrett Jack 4.56
151.Larry Costello 4.55
152.Dennis Schröder 4.55
153.Darrell Walker 4.55
154.Joe Dumars* 4.53
155.Lucius Allen 4.52
156.Don Buse 4.51
157.Johnny Davis 4.49
158.Luke Ridnour 4.47
159.Lionel Hollins 4.47
160.Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
161.Chris Duhon 4.44
162.Tracy McGrady* 4.44
163.Earl Watson 4.41
164.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.41
165.Blake Griffin 4.40
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.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
174.K.C. Jones* 4.30
175.Reggie Jackson 4.29
176.Ricky Sobers 4.29
177.Jack George 4.29
178.Bill Russell* 4.26
179.Andre Iguodala 4.26
180.Jeremy Lin 4.25
181.Tom Gola* 4.24
182.Chris Webber 4.24
183.Slater Martin* 4.24
184.Wes Matthews 4.20
185.Michael Cooper 4.20
186.Andrew Toney 4.20
187.Brian Shaw 4.15
188.Frank Johnson 4.15
189.Grant Hill* 4.14
190.Marcus Smart 4.14
191.Kevin Durant 4.13
192.Brian Winters 4.11
193.Connie Hawkins* 4.11
194.Alvin Williams 4.08
195.Ramon Sessions 4.06
196.Alvan Adams 4.06
197.Hal Greer* 4.05
198.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
199.Charlie Ward 4.03
200.Danny Ainge 4.03
201.Bradley Beal 4.02
202.Mike Newlin 4.02
203.Billy Cunningham* 4.01
204.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
205.Kyle Macy 3.99
206.D.J. Augustin 3.97
207.Brandon Knight 3.97
208.Howard Komives 3.96
209.Steve Blake 3.96
210.Greg Anthony 3.96
211.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
212.Victor Oladipo 3.94
213.J.J. Barea 3.94
214.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
215.Ish Smith 3.93
216.Charles Barkley* 3.93
217.Devin Harris 3.93
218.Joe Johnson 3.92
219.Bimbo Coles 3.89
220.Phil Smith 3.89
221.Lester Conner 3.88
222.Wes Unseld* 3.88
223.Jim Cleamons 3.88
224.Earl Monroe* 3.88
225.Ron Harper 3.88
226.Jimmy Butler 3.86
227.Julius Erving* 3.86
228.Herm Gilliam 3.85
229.Jason Terry 3.84
230.Jalen Rose 3.82
231.Eric Money 3.81
232.Sedale Threatt 3.80
233.Dave Cowens* 3.80
234.Eddie Jordan 3.80
235.Anthony Carter 3.79
236.Willie Anderson 3.79
237.Manu Ginóbili 3.79
238.John Johnson 3.78
239.Ron Lee 3.77
240.Bob Sura 3.77
241.Paul Seymour 3.76
242.Jeff Mullins 3.76
243.George McGinnis* 3.76
244.Walter Davis 3.75
245.Sam Lacey 3.75
246.World B. Free 3.75
247.Bob Weiss 3.74
248.Mario Chalmers 3.73
249.Gene Shue 3.73
250.Kevin Garnett* 3.72