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 9.50
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.Kevin Johnson 9.13
7.John Wall 8.95
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Steve Nash* 8.49
10.Russell Westbrook 8.42
11.Norm Nixon 8.32
12.Tim Hardaway* 8.18
13.Deron Williams 8.07
14.Kevin Porter 8.06
15.Mark Jackson 7.97
16.Rajon Rondo 7.92
17.Guy Rodgers* 7.75
18.Stephon Marbury 7.65
19.Ricky Rubio 7.59
20.Muggsy Bogues 7.57
21.Bob Cousy* 7.53
22.Johnny Moore 7.43
23.Tiny Archibald* 7.39
24.LeBron James 7.34
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.James Harden 6.82
31.Mark Price 6.74
32.Mookie Blaylock 6.72
33.Gary Payton* 6.72
34.Maurice Cheeks* 6.71
35.Lenny Wilkens* 6.70
36.Jerry West* 6.69
37.Larry Brown* 6.67
38.Damian Lillard 6.65
39.Nick Van Exel 6.56
40.Pooh Richardson 6.54
41.Stephen Curry 6.54
42.Andre Miller 6.54
43.Scott Skiles 6.47
44.Michael Adams 6.45
45.Jrue Holiday 6.42
46.Phil Ford 6.40
47.Larry Bird* 6.35
48.Nikola Jokić 6.32
49.Kyle Lowry 6.32
50.Reggie Theus 6.29
51.Fat Lever 6.24
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 5.98
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.Ray Williams 5.77
71.José Calderón 5.75
72.Elfrid Payton 5.74
73.Dick McGuire* 5.70
74.Kyrie Irving 5.70
75.Mike Conley 5.68
76.Brandon Jennings 5.68
77.Doc Rivers 5.66
78.D'Angelo Russell 5.65
79.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
80.Terry Porter 5.62
81.Tony Parker 5.61
82.Gus Williams 5.57
83.Jeff Teague 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.Draymond Green 5.50
91.Derek Harper 5.49
92.Gary Grant 5.46
93.Pete Maravich* 5.41
94.Dwyane Wade 5.41
95.Sleepy Floyd 5.41
96.Chauncey Billups 5.40
97.Andy Phillip* 5.36
98.Warren Jabali 5.34
99.Spud Webb 5.33
100.Derrick Rose 5.32
101.Al Smith 5.32
102.Kemba Walker 5.29
103.Gilbert Arenas 5.27
104.Michael Jordan* 5.25
105.Raymond Felton 5.25
106.Kelvin Ransey 5.23
107.Scottie Pippen* 5.21
108.Larry Drew 5.18
109.Jameer Nelson 5.13
110.Paul Pressey 5.13
111.Eddie Johnson 5.09
112.Geoff Huston 5.06
113.Alvin Robertson 5.04
114.Bill Melchionni 5.03
115.Eric Snow 5.02
116.Rory Sparrow 5.01
117.Anfernee Hardaway 5.01
118.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
119.Spencer Dinwiddie 5.00
120.Darren Collison 4.99
121.T.J. McConnell 4.97
122.Darnell Valentine 4.97
123.Richie Guerin* 4.97
124.Walt Hazzard 4.91
125.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
126.Charlie Scott* 4.90
127.Brad Davis 4.90
128.Jo Jo White* 4.89
129.Louie Dampier* 4.88
130.Mo Williams 4.88
131.Bob Davies* 4.87
132.Chris Childs 4.87
133.Eric Murdock 4.86
134.Rick Barry* 4.85
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.Isaiah Thomas 4.80
143.Mack Calvin 4.79
144.Rafer Alston 4.77
145.Allen Leavell 4.77
146.George King 4.76
147.Goran Dragić 4.75
148.Winston Garland 4.74
149.Devin Booker 4.73
150.Foots Walker 4.73
151.Eric Bledsoe 4.69
152.Armond Hill 4.69
153.Kobe Bryant* 4.68
154.Dennis Schröder 4.67
155.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
156.Robert Pack 4.63
157.Monta Ellis 4.63
158.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.63
159.Geoff Petrie 4.61
160.Randy Smith 4.60
161.Marcus Smart 4.58
162.Don Buse 4.58
163.Jarrett Jack 4.56
164.Larry Costello* 4.55
165.Darrell Walker 4.55
166.Joe Dumars* 4.53
167.Lucius Allen 4.52
168.Chuck Williams 4.50
169.Johnny Davis 4.49
170.Jimmy Jones 4.47
171.Luke Ridnour 4.47
172.Lionel Hollins 4.47
173.Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
174.Chris Duhon 4.44
175.Tracy McGrady* 4.44
176.Earl Watson 4.41
177.Calvin Murphy* 4.39
178.David Wesley 4.38
179.Art Williams 4.37
180.Jeff McInnis 4.36
181.Paul Westphal* 4.36
182.Quinn Buckner 4.33
183.Kevin Durant 4.32
184.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
185.K.C. Jones* 4.30
186.Reggie Jackson 4.30
187.Ricky Sobers 4.29
188.Billy Cunningham* 4.29
189.Jack George 4.29
190.Bill Russell* 4.26
191.Jeremy Lin 4.25
192.Tom Gola* 4.24
193.Chris Webber* 4.24
194.Slater Martin* 4.24
195.Bradley Beal 4.22
196.Wes Matthews 4.20
197.Michael Cooper 4.20
198.Andrew Toney 4.20
199.Andre Iguodala 4.19
200.Julius Erving* 4.16
201.Brian Shaw 4.15
202.Frank Johnson 4.15
203.Connie Hawkins* 4.15
204.Jimmy Butler 4.14
205.Grant Hill* 4.14
206.Brian Taylor 4.12
207.Brian Winters 4.11
208.Blake Griffin 4.10
209.Alvin Williams 4.08
210.Ramon Sessions 4.06
211.Alvan Adams 4.06
212.Hal Greer* 4.05
213.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
214.Charlie Ward 4.03
215.Danny Ainge 4.03
216.Mike Newlin 4.02
217.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
218.Fatty Taylor 4.00
219.Kyle Macy 3.99
220.Freddie Lewis 3.97
221.Howard Komives 3.96
222.Steve Blake 3.96
223.Greg Anthony 3.96
224.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
225.Victor Oladipo 3.95
226.Brandon Knight 3.94
227.J.J. Barea 3.94
228.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
229.Charles Barkley* 3.93
230.Devin Harris 3.93
231.John Roche 3.92
232.Joe Johnson 3.92
233.DeMar DeRozan 3.91
234.Zach LaVine 3.90
235.Bimbo Coles 3.89
236.Phil Smith 3.89
237.Lester Conner 3.89
238.Wes Unseld* 3.88
239.Jim Cleamons 3.88
240.Earl Monroe* 3.88
241.Ron Harper 3.88
242.Ish Smith 3.87
243.D.J. Augustin 3.85
244.Herm Gilliam 3.85
245.Jason Terry 3.84
246.James Silas 3.84
247.Roger Brown* 3.83
248.Jalen Rose 3.82
249.Eric Money 3.81
250.Sedale Threatt 3.80

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.Walt Simon 2.75
31.Trooper Washington 2.41
32.Billy Paultz 2.39
33.Larry Miller 2.38
34.Steve Jones 2.27
35.Cincy 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.Ron 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.Art 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 9.50
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.Kevin Johnson 9.13
7.John Wall 8.95
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Steve Nash* 8.49
10.Russell Westbrook 8.42
11.Norm Nixon 8.32
12.Tim Hardaway* 8.18
13.Deron Williams 8.07
14.Kevin Porter 8.06
15.Mark Jackson 7.97
16.Rajon Rondo 7.92
17.Guy Rodgers* 7.75
18.Stephon Marbury 7.65
19.Ricky Rubio 7.59
20.Muggsy Bogues 7.57
21.Bob Cousy* 7.53
22.Johnny Moore 7.43
23.Tiny Archibald* 7.39
24.LeBron James 7.34
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.James Harden 6.82
31.Mark Price 6.74
32.Mookie Blaylock 6.72
33.Gary Payton* 6.72
34.Maurice Cheeks* 6.71
35.Lenny Wilkens* 6.70
36.Jerry West* 6.69
37.Damian Lillard 6.65
38.Nick Van Exel 6.56
39.Pooh Richardson 6.54
40.Stephen Curry 6.54
41.Andre Miller 6.54
42.Scott Skiles 6.47
43.Michael Adams 6.45
44.Jrue Holiday 6.42
45.Phil Ford 6.40
46.Larry Bird* 6.35
47.Nikola Jokić 6.32
48.Kyle Lowry 6.32
49.Reggie Theus 6.29
50.Fat Lever 6.24
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 5.98
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.Ray Williams 5.77
70.José Calderón 5.75
71.Elfrid Payton 5.74
72.Dick McGuire* 5.70
73.Kyrie Irving 5.70
74.Mike Conley 5.68
75.Brandon Jennings 5.68
76.Doc Rivers 5.66
77.D'Angelo Russell 5.65
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.Draymond Green 5.50
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.Andy Phillip* 5.36
97.Spud Webb 5.33
98.Derrick Rose 5.32
99.Kemba Walker 5.29
100.Gilbert Arenas 5.27
101.Michael Jordan* 5.25
102.Raymond Felton 5.25
103.Kelvin Ransey 5.23
104.Scottie Pippen* 5.21
105.Larry Drew 5.18
106.Jameer Nelson 5.13
107.Paul Pressey 5.13
108.Eddie Johnson 5.09
109.Rick Barry* 5.06
110.Geoff Huston 5.06
111.Alvin Robertson 5.04
112.Eric Snow 5.02
113.Rory Sparrow 5.01
114.Anfernee Hardaway 5.01
115.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
116.Spencer Dinwiddie 5.00
117.Darren Collison 4.99
118.T.J. McConnell 4.97
119.Darnell Valentine 4.97
120.Richie Guerin* 4.97
121.Walt Hazzard 4.91
122.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
123.Brad Davis 4.90
124.Jo Jo White* 4.89
125.Mo Williams 4.88
126.Bob Davies* 4.87
127.Chris Childs 4.87
128.Eric Murdock 4.86
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.Isaiah Thomas 4.80
138.Rafer Alston 4.77
139.Allen Leavell 4.77
140.George King 4.76
141.Goran Dragić 4.75
142.Winston Garland 4.74
143.Devin Booker 4.73
144.Foots Walker 4.73
145.Eric Bledsoe 4.69
146.Armond Hill 4.69
147.Kobe Bryant* 4.68
148.Dennis Schröder 4.67
149.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
150.Robert Pack 4.63
151.Monta Ellis 4.63
152.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.63
153.Geoff Petrie 4.61
154.Randy Smith 4.60
155.Marcus Smart 4.58
156.Jarrett Jack 4.56
157.Larry Costello* 4.55
158.Darrell Walker 4.55
159.Joe Dumars* 4.53
160.Lucius Allen 4.52
161.Don Buse 4.51
162.Johnny Davis 4.49
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.Earl Watson 4.41
169.Art Williams 4.39
170.Calvin Murphy* 4.39
171.David Wesley 4.38
172.Jeff McInnis 4.36
173.Paul Westphal* 4.36
174.Mike Gale 4.34
175.Quinn Buckner 4.33
176.Kevin Durant 4.32
177.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
178.K.C. Jones* 4.30
179.Reggie Jackson 4.30
180.Ricky Sobers 4.29
181.Jack George 4.29
182.Bill Russell* 4.26
183.Jeremy Lin 4.25
184.Tom Gola* 4.24
185.Chris Webber* 4.24
186.Slater Martin* 4.24
187.Bradley Beal 4.22
188.Wes Matthews 4.20
189.Michael Cooper 4.20
190.Andrew Toney 4.20
191.Andre Iguodala 4.19
192.Brian Shaw 4.15
193.Frank Johnson 4.15
194.Jimmy Butler 4.14
195.Grant Hill* 4.14
196.Brian Winters 4.11
197.Connie Hawkins* 4.11
198.Blake Griffin 4.10
199.Alvin Williams 4.08
200.Ramon Sessions 4.06
201.Alvan Adams 4.06
202.Hal Greer* 4.05
203.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
204.Charlie Ward 4.03
205.Danny Ainge 4.03
206.Mike Newlin 4.02
207.Billy Cunningham* 4.01
208.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
209.Kyle Macy 3.99
210.Howard Komives 3.96
211.Steve Blake 3.96
212.Greg Anthony 3.96
213.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
214.Victor Oladipo 3.95
215.Brandon Knight 3.94
216.J.J. Barea 3.94
217.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
218.Charles Barkley* 3.93
219.Devin Harris 3.93
220.Joe Johnson 3.92
221.DeMar DeRozan 3.91
222.Zach LaVine 3.90
223.Bimbo Coles 3.89
224.Phil Smith 3.89
225.Lester Conner 3.89
226.Wes Unseld* 3.88
227.Jim Cleamons 3.88
228.Earl Monroe* 3.88
229.Ron Harper 3.88
230.Ish Smith 3.87
231.Julius Erving* 3.86
232.D.J. Augustin 3.85
233.Herm Gilliam 3.85
234.Jason Terry 3.84
235.Jalen Rose 3.82
236.Eric Money 3.81
237.Sedale Threatt 3.80
238.Dave Cowens* 3.80
239.Eddie Jordan 3.80
240.Anthony Carter 3.79
241.Willie Anderson 3.79
242.Khris Middleton 3.79
243.Manu Ginóbili* 3.79
244.John Johnson 3.78
245.Ron Lee 3.77
246.Bob Sura 3.77
247.Paul Seymour 3.76
248.Jeff Mullins 3.76
249.George McGinnis* 3.76
250.Walter Davis 3.75