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.Chris Paul 9.53
4.Oscar Robertson* 9.51
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.Rajon Rondo 8.36
11.Russell Westbrook 8.35
12.Norm Nixon 8.32
13.Tim Hardaway 8.18
14.Deron Williams 8.07
15.Kevin Porter 8.06
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
17.Ricky Rubio 7.77
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 7.35
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.Scott Skiles 6.47
42.Michael Adams 6.45
43.Damian Lillard 6.42
44.Phil Ford 6.40
45.Jrue Holiday 6.37
46.Larry Bird* 6.35
47.Reggie Theus 6.29
48.James Harden 6.26
49.Fat Lever 6.24
50.Kyle Lowry 6.16
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.Jeff Teague 5.84
68.T.J. Ford 5.82
69.Micheal Williams 5.77
70.Ray Williams 5.77
71.José Calderón 5.75
72.Kyrie Irving 5.71
73.Dick McGuire* 5.70
74.Mike Conley 5.69
75.Brandon Jennings 5.68
76.Doc Rivers 5.66
77.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
78.Terry Porter 5.62
79.Derrick Rose 5.61
80.Tony Parker 5.61
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.Kemba Walker 5.44
91.Pete Maravich* 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.Isaiah Thomas 5.00
117.Darnell Valentine 4.97
118.Richie Guerin* 4.97
119.Walt Hazzard 4.91
120.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
121.Charlie Scott* 4.90
122.Draymond Green 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.Kirk Hinrich 4.83
132.Greivis Vásquez 4.83
133.Archie Clark 4.82
134.Tom Henderson 4.82
135.Goran Dragić 4.82
136.John Havlicek* 4.81
137.Vern Fleming 4.81
138.Tyreke Evans 4.80
139.Eric Bledsoe 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.Larry Costello 4.55
156.Dennis Schröder 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.Reggie Jackson 4.39
171.Calvin Murphy* 4.39
172.David Wesley 4.38
173.Art Williams 4.37
174.Jeff McInnis 4.36
175.Paul Westphal* 4.36
176.Andre Iguodala 4.35
177.Quinn Buckner 4.33
178.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
179.K.C. Jones* 4.30
180.Ricky Sobers 4.29
181.Billy Cunningham* 4.29
182.Jack George 4.29
183.Bill Russell* 4.26
184.Jeremy Lin 4.25
185.Tom Gola* 4.24
186.Chris Webber 4.24
187.Slater Martin* 4.24
 Giannis Antetokounmpo 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.Hal Greer* 4.05
204.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
205.Charlie Ward 4.03
206.Danny Ainge 4.03
207.Mike Newlin 4.02
208.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
209.D.J. Augustin 4.00
 Fatty Taylor 4.00
211.Kyle Macy 3.99
212.Freddie Lewis 3.97
213.Howard Komives 3.96
214.Brandon Knight 3.96
215.Steve Blake 3.96
216.Greg Anthony 3.96
217.Victor Oladipo 3.95
218.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
219.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
220.Charles Barkley* 3.93
221.Devin Harris 3.93
222.J.J. Barea 3.93
223.John Roche 3.92
224.Joe Johnson 3.92
225.Bradley Beal 3.91
226.Bimbo Coles 3.89
227.Phil Smith 3.89
228.Lester Conner 3.88
229.Wes Unseld* 3.88
230.Jim Cleamons 3.88
231.Earl Monroe* 3.88
232.Ron Harper 3.88
233.Herm Gilliam 3.85
234.Jason Terry 3.84
235.James Silas 3.84
236.Ish Smith 3.83
237.Roger Brown* 3.83
238.Jalen Rose 3.82
239.Eric Money 3.81
240.Sedale Threatt 3.80
241.Dave Cowens* 3.80
242.Eddie Jordan 3.80
243.Anthony Carter 3.79
244.Willie Anderson 3.79
245.Manu Ginóbili 3.79
246.John Johnson 3.78
247.Ron Lee 3.77
248.Bob Sura 3.77
249.Paul Seymour 3.76
250.Nicolas Batum 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.Steve Jones 2.27
32.Cincinnatus Powell 2.22

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player APG
1.Magic Johnson* 11.19
2.John Stockton* 10.51
3.Chris Paul 9.53
4.Oscar Robertson* 9.51
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.Rajon Rondo 8.36
11.Russell Westbrook 8.35
12.Norm Nixon 8.32
13.Tim Hardaway 8.18
14.Deron Williams 8.07
15.Kevin Porter 8.06
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
17.Ricky Rubio 7.77
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 7.35
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.Scott Skiles 6.47
41.Michael Adams 6.45
42.Damian Lillard 6.42
43.Phil Ford 6.40
44.Jrue Holiday 6.37
45.Larry Bird* 6.35
46.Reggie Theus 6.29
47.James Harden 6.26
48.Fat Lever 6.24
49.Kyle Lowry 6.16
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.Jeff Teague 5.84
67.T.J. Ford 5.82
68.Micheal Williams 5.77
69.Ray Williams 5.77
70.José Calderón 5.75
71.Kyrie Irving 5.71
72.Dick McGuire* 5.70
73.Mike Conley 5.69
74.Brandon Jennings 5.68
75.Doc Rivers 5.66
76.Clyde Drexler* 5.64
77.Terry Porter 5.62
78.Derrick Rose 5.61
79.Tony Parker 5.61
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.Kemba Walker 5.44
90.Pete Maravich* 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.Isaiah Thomas 5.00
114.Darnell Valentine 4.97
115.Richie Guerin* 4.97
116.Walt Hazzard 4.91
117.Jeff Hornacek 4.90
118.Draymond Green 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.Kirk Hinrich 4.83
126.Greivis Vásquez 4.83
127.Archie Clark 4.82
128.Tom Henderson 4.82
129.Goran Dragić 4.82
130.Charlie Scott* 4.81
131.John Havlicek* 4.81
132.Vern Fleming 4.81
133.Tyreke Evans 4.80
134.Eric Bledsoe 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.Larry Costello 4.55
149.Dennis Schröder 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.Reggie Jackson 4.39
163.Art Williams 4.39
164.Calvin Murphy* 4.39
165.David Wesley 4.38
166.Jeff McInnis 4.36
167.Paul Westphal* 4.36
168.Andre Iguodala 4.35
169.Mike Gale 4.34
170.Quinn Buckner 4.33
171.Elgin Baylor* 4.31
172.K.C. Jones* 4.30
173.Ricky Sobers 4.29
174.Jack George 4.29
175.Bill Russell* 4.26
176.Jeremy Lin 4.25
177.Tom Gola* 4.24
178.Chris Webber 4.24
179.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.24
 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.Hal Greer* 4.05
194.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
195.Charlie Ward 4.03
196.Danny Ainge 4.03
197.Mike Newlin 4.02
198.Billy Cunningham* 4.01
199.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
200.D.J. Augustin 4.00
201.Kyle Macy 3.99
202.Howard Komives 3.96
203.Brandon Knight 3.96
204.Steve Blake 3.96
205.Greg Anthony 3.96
206.Victor Oladipo 3.95
207.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
208.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
209.Charles Barkley* 3.93
210.Devin Harris 3.93
211.J.J. Barea 3.93
212.Joe Johnson 3.92
213.Bradley Beal 3.91
214.Bimbo Coles 3.89
215.Phil Smith 3.89
216.Lester Conner 3.88
217.Wes Unseld* 3.88
218.Jim Cleamons 3.88
219.Earl Monroe* 3.88
220.Ron Harper 3.88
221.Julius Erving* 3.86
222.Herm Gilliam 3.85
223.Jason Terry 3.84
224.Ish Smith 3.83
225.Jalen Rose 3.82
226.Eric Money 3.81
227.Sedale Threatt 3.80
228.Dave Cowens* 3.80
229.Eddie Jordan 3.80
230.Anthony Carter 3.79
231.Willie Anderson 3.79
232.Manu Ginóbili 3.79
233.John Johnson 3.78
234.Ron Lee 3.77
235.Bob Sura 3.77
236.Paul Seymour 3.76
237.Nicolas Batum 3.76
238.Jeff Mullins 3.76
239.George McGinnis* 3.76
240.Walter Davis 3.75
241.Sam Lacey 3.75
242.World B. Free 3.75
243.Bob Weiss 3.74
244.Mario Chalmers 3.73
245.Gene Shue 3.73
246.Kevin Garnett 3.72
247.Kevin Loughery 3.71
248.Brad Daugherty 3.70
249.Jack McMahon 3.70
250.Lamar Odom 3.70
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