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 9.46
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.John Wall 9.22
7.Kevin Johnson 9.13
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Steve Nash* 8.49
10.Norm Nixon 8.32
11.Russell Westbrook 8.31
12.Rajon Rondo 8.26
13.Tim Hardaway 8.18
14.Deron Williams 8.07
15.Kevin Porter 8.06
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
17.Ricky Rubio 7.79
18.Guy Rodgers* 7.75
19.Stephon Marbury 7.65
20.Muggsy Bogues 7.57
21.Bob Cousy* 7.53
22.Johnny Moore 7.43
23.Tiny Archibald* 7.39
24.LeBron James 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 6.61
38.Nick Van Exel 6.56
39.Pooh Richardson 6.54
40.Andre Miller 6.54
41.Damian Lillard 6.52
42.Scott Skiles 6.47
43.Michael Adams 6.45
44.Phil Ford 6.40
45.Jrue Holiday 6.39
46.Larry Bird* 6.35
47.James Harden 6.31
48.Reggie Theus 6.29
49.Fat Lever 6.24
50.Kyle Lowry 6.19
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.Jeff Teague 5.78
69.Micheal Williams 5.77
70.Ray Williams 5.77
71.José Calderón 5.75
72.Kyrie Irving 5.70
73.Dick McGuire* 5.70
74.Brandon Jennings 5.68
75.Doc Rivers 5.66
76.Mike Conley 5.65
77.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
78.Terry Porter 5.62
79.Tony Parker 5.61
80.Derrick Rose 5.59
81.Gus Williams 5.57
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.Gary Grant 5.46
90.Pete Maravich* 5.41
91.Kemba Walker 5.41
92.Dwyane Wade 5.41
93.Sleepy Floyd 5.41
94.Chauncey Billups 5.40
95.Andy Phillip* 5.36
96.Warren Jabali 5.34
97.Spud Webb 5.33
98.Al Smith 5.32
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.Geoff Huston 5.06
109.Alvin Robertson 5.04
110.Bill Melchionni 5.03
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.Draymond Green 4.96
119.Isaiah Thomas 4.95
120.Walt Hazzard 4.91
121.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
122.Charlie Scott* 4.90
123.Brad Davis 4.90
124.Jo Jo White* 4.89
125.Louie Dampier* 4.88
126.Mo Williams 4.88
127.Bob Davies* 4.87
128.Chris Childs 4.87
129.Eric Murdock 4.86
130.Rick Barry* 4.85
131.Eric Bledsoe 4.84
132.Goran Dragić 4.83
133.Kirk Hinrich 4.83
134.Greivis Vásquez 4.83
135.Archie Clark 4.82
136.Tom Henderson 4.82
137.John Havlicek* 4.81
138.Vern Fleming 4.81
139.Tyreke Evans 4.80
140.Mack Calvin 4.79
141.Rafer Alston 4.77
142.Allen Leavell 4.77
143.George King 4.76
144.Winston Garland 4.74
145.Foots Walker 4.73
146.Armond Hill 4.69
147.Kobe Bryant* 4.69
148.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
149.Robert Pack 4.63
150.Monta Ellis 4.63
151.Geoff Petrie 4.61
152.Randy Smith 4.60
153.Don Buse 4.58
154.Jarrett Jack 4.56
155.Dennis Schröder 4.56
156.Larry Costello 4.55
157.Darrell Walker 4.55
158.Joe Dumars* 4.53
159.Lucius Allen 4.52
160.Chuck Williams 4.50
161.Johnny Davis 4.49
162.Jimmy Jones 4.47
163.Luke Ridnour 4.47
164.Lionel Hollins 4.47
165.Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
166.Chris Duhon 4.44
167.Tracy McGrady* 4.44
168.Blake Griffin 4.42
169.Earl Watson 4.41
170.Calvin Murphy* 4.39
171.David Wesley 4.38
172.Reggie Jackson 4.38
173.Art Williams 4.37
174.Jeff McInnis 4.36
175.Paul Westphal* 4.36
176.Quinn Buckner 4.33
177.Andre Iguodala 4.32
178.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
179.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.31
180.K.C. Jones* 4.30
181.Ricky Sobers 4.29
182.Billy Cunningham* 4.29
183.Jack George 4.29
184.Bill Russell* 4.26
185.Jeremy Lin 4.25
186.Tom Gola* 4.24
187.Chris Webber 4.24
188.Slater Martin* 4.24
189.Wes Matthews 4.20
190.Michael Cooper 4.20
191.Andrew Toney 4.20
192.Julius Erving* 4.16
193.Brian Shaw 4.15
194.Frank Johnson 4.15
195.Connie Hawkins* 4.15
196.Grant Hill* 4.14
197.Brian Taylor 4.12
198.Brian Winters 4.11
199.Kevin Durant 4.11
200.Alvin Williams 4.08
201.Ramon Sessions 4.06
202.Alvan Adams 4.06
203.Marcus Smart 4.06
204.Hal Greer* 4.05
205.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
206.Charlie Ward 4.03
207.Danny Ainge 4.03
208.Mike Newlin 4.02
209.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
210.D.J. Augustin 4.01
211.Fatty Taylor 4.00
212.Kyle Macy 3.99
213.Bradley Beal 3.98
214.Freddie Lewis 3.97
215.Brandon Knight 3.97
216.Howard Komives 3.96
217.Steve Blake 3.96
218.Greg Anthony 3.96
219.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
220.J.J. Barea 3.94
221.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
222.Charles Barkley* 3.93
223.Devin Harris 3.93
224.John Roche 3.92
225.Joe Johnson 3.92
226.Victor Oladipo 3.91
227.Ish Smith 3.91
228.Bimbo Coles 3.89
229.Phil Smith 3.89
230.Lester Conner 3.88
231.Wes Unseld* 3.88
232.Jim Cleamons 3.88
233.Earl Monroe* 3.88
234.Ron Harper 3.88
235.Herm Gilliam 3.85
236.Jason Terry 3.84
237.James Silas 3.84
238.Roger Brown* 3.83
239.Jalen Rose 3.82
240.Eric Money 3.81
241.Sedale Threatt 3.80
242.Dave Cowens* 3.80
243.Eddie Jordan 3.80
244.Anthony Carter 3.79
245.Willie Anderson 3.79
246.Manu Ginóbili 3.79
247.John Johnson 3.78
248.Ron Lee 3.77
249.Bob Sura 3.77
250.Paul Seymour 3.76

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 9.46
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.John Wall 9.22
7.Kevin Johnson 9.13
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Steve Nash* 8.49
10.Norm Nixon 8.32
11.Russell Westbrook 8.31
12.Rajon Rondo 8.26
13.Tim Hardaway 8.18
14.Deron Williams 8.07
15.Kevin Porter 8.06
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
17.Ricky Rubio 7.79
18.Guy Rodgers* 7.75
19.Stephon Marbury 7.65
20.Muggsy Bogues 7.57
21.Bob Cousy* 7.53
22.Johnny Moore 7.43
23.Tiny Archibald* 7.39
24.LeBron James 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 6.61
37.Nick Van Exel 6.56
38.Pooh Richardson 6.54
39.Andre Miller 6.54
40.Damian Lillard 6.52
41.Scott Skiles 6.47
42.Michael Adams 6.45
43.Phil Ford 6.40
44.Jrue Holiday 6.39
45.Larry Bird* 6.35
46.James Harden 6.31
47.Reggie Theus 6.29
48.Fat Lever 6.24
49.Kyle Lowry 6.19
50.Allen Iverson* 6.15
51.Nate McMillan 6.15
52.Brevin Knight 6.15
53.Slick Watts 6.13
54.Damon Stoudamire 6.12
55.Walt Frazier* 6.11
56.Jamaal Tinsley 6.09
57.Terrell Brandon 6.09
58.Kenny Anderson 6.06
59.Steve Francis 6.03
60.Ty Lawson 6.02
61.Dave Bing* 5.99
62.John Bagley 5.99
63.Sam Cassell 5.98
64.Sherman Douglas 5.93
65.Jason Williams 5.85
66.T.J. Ford 5.82
67.Jeff Teague 5.78
68.Micheal Williams 5.77
69.Ray Williams 5.77
70.José Calderón 5.75
71.Kyrie Irving 5.70
72.Dick McGuire* 5.70
73.Brandon Jennings 5.68
74.Doc Rivers 5.66
75.Mike Conley 5.65
76.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
77.Terry Porter 5.62
78.Tony Parker 5.61
79.Derrick Rose 5.59
80.Gus Williams 5.57
81.Avery Johnson 5.55
82.Johnny Dawkins 5.54
83.Kenny Smith 5.53
84.Rickey Green 5.52
85.Mike Bibby 5.51
86.Jay Humphries 5.51
87.Derek Harper 5.49
88.Gary Grant 5.46
89.Pete Maravich* 5.41
90.Kemba Walker 5.41
91.Dwyane Wade 5.41
92.Sleepy Floyd 5.41
93.Chauncey Billups 5.40
94.Andy Phillip* 5.36
95.Spud Webb 5.33
96.Gilbert Arenas 5.27
97.Michael Jordan* 5.25
98.Raymond Felton 5.25
99.Kelvin Ransey 5.23
100.Scottie Pippen* 5.21
101.Larry Drew 5.18
102.Jameer Nelson 5.13
103.Paul Pressey 5.13
104.Eddie Johnson 5.09
105.Rick Barry* 5.06
106.Geoff Huston 5.06
107.Alvin Robertson 5.04
108.Eric Snow 5.02
109.Rory Sparrow 5.01
110.Anfernee Hardaway 5.01
111.Darren Collison 5.00
112.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
113.Darnell Valentine 4.97
114.Richie Guerin* 4.97
115.Draymond Green 4.96
116.Isaiah Thomas 4.95
117.Walt Hazzard 4.91
118.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
119.Brad Davis 4.90
120.Jo Jo White* 4.89
121.Mo Williams 4.88
122.Bob Davies* 4.87
123.Chris Childs 4.87
124.Eric Murdock 4.86
125.Eric Bledsoe 4.84
126.Goran Dragić 4.83
127.Kirk Hinrich 4.83
128.Greivis Vásquez 4.83
129.Archie Clark 4.82
130.Tom Henderson 4.82
131.Charlie Scott* 4.81
132.John Havlicek* 4.81
133.Vern Fleming 4.81
134.Tyreke Evans 4.80
135.Rafer Alston 4.77
136.Allen Leavell 4.77
137.George King 4.76
138.Winston Garland 4.74
139.Foots Walker 4.73
140.Armond Hill 4.69
141.Kobe Bryant* 4.69
142.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
143.Robert Pack 4.63
144.Monta Ellis 4.63
145.Geoff Petrie 4.61
146.Randy Smith 4.60
147.Jarrett Jack 4.56
148.Dennis Schröder 4.56
149.Larry Costello 4.55
150.Darrell Walker 4.55
151.Joe Dumars* 4.53
152.Lucius Allen 4.52
153.Don Buse 4.51
154.Johnny Davis 4.49
155.Luke Ridnour 4.47
156.Lionel Hollins 4.47
157.Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
158.Chris Duhon 4.44
159.Tracy McGrady* 4.44
160.Blake Griffin 4.42
161.Earl Watson 4.41
162.Art Williams 4.39
163.Calvin Murphy* 4.39
164.David Wesley 4.38
165.Reggie Jackson 4.38
166.Jeff McInnis 4.36
167.Paul Westphal* 4.36
168.Mike Gale 4.34
169.Quinn Buckner 4.33
170.Andre Iguodala 4.32
171.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
172.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.31
173.K.C. Jones* 4.30
174.Ricky Sobers 4.29
175.Jack George 4.29
176.Bill Russell* 4.26
177.Jeremy Lin 4.25
178.Tom Gola* 4.24
179.Chris Webber 4.24
180.Slater Martin* 4.24
181.Wes Matthews 4.20
182.Michael Cooper 4.20
183.Andrew Toney 4.20
184.Brian Shaw 4.15
185.Frank Johnson 4.15
186.Grant Hill* 4.14
187.Brian Winters 4.11
188.Connie Hawkins* 4.11
189.Kevin Durant 4.11
190.Alvin Williams 4.08
191.Ramon Sessions 4.06
192.Alvan Adams 4.06
193.Marcus Smart 4.06
194.Hal Greer* 4.05
195.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
196.Charlie Ward 4.03
197.Danny Ainge 4.03
198.Mike Newlin 4.02
199.Billy Cunningham* 4.01
200.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
201.D.J. Augustin 4.01
202.Kyle Macy 3.99
203.Bradley Beal 3.98
204.Brandon Knight 3.97
205.Howard Komives 3.96
206.Steve Blake 3.96
207.Greg Anthony 3.96
208.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
209.J.J. Barea 3.94
210.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
211.Charles Barkley* 3.93
212.Devin Harris 3.93
213.Joe Johnson 3.92
214.Victor Oladipo 3.91
215.Ish Smith 3.91
216.Bimbo Coles 3.89
217.Phil Smith 3.89
218.Lester Conner 3.88
219.Wes Unseld* 3.88
220.Jim Cleamons 3.88
221.Earl Monroe* 3.88
222.Ron Harper 3.88
223.Julius Erving* 3.86
224.Herm Gilliam 3.85
225.Jason Terry 3.84
226.Jalen Rose 3.82
227.Eric Money 3.81
228.Sedale Threatt 3.80
229.Dave Cowens* 3.80
230.Eddie Jordan 3.80
231.Anthony Carter 3.79
232.Willie Anderson 3.79
233.Manu Ginóbili 3.79
234.John Johnson 3.78
235.Ron Lee 3.77
236.Bob Sura 3.77
237.Paul Seymour 3.76
238.Nicolas Batum 3.76
239.Jeff Mullins 3.76
240.George McGinnis* 3.76
241.Walter Davis 3.75
242.Sam Lacey 3.75
243.World B. Free 3.75
244.Bob Weiss 3.74
245.Mario Chalmers 3.73
246.Gene Shue 3.73
247.Kevin Garnett* 3.72
248.Kevin Loughery 3.71
249.Jimmy Butler 3.71
250.Brad Daugherty 3.70