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 9.45
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.Kevin Johnson 9.13
7.John Wall 9.07
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Russell Westbrook 8.53
10.Steve Nash* 8.49
11.Norm Nixon 8.32
12.Tim Hardaway 8.18
13.Deron Williams 8.07
14.Kevin Porter 8.06
15.Rajon Rondo 7.98
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
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 7.38
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.James Harden 6.68
37.Larry Brown* 6.67
38.Damian Lillard 6.65
39.Nick Van Exel 6.56
40.Pooh Richardson 6.54
41.Andre Miller 6.54
42.Stephen Curry 6.51
43.Scott Skiles 6.47
44.Michael Adams 6.45
45.Phil Ford 6.40
46.Jrue Holiday 6.38
47.Larry Bird* 6.35
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.Nikola Jokić 6.06
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.Elfrid Payton 5.94
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 5.72
74.Dick McGuire* 5.70
75.Brandon Jennings 5.68
76.Doc Rivers 5.66
77.Mike Conley 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.Derek Harper 5.49
90.Gary Grant 5.46
91.Draymond Green 5.44
92.Derrick Rose 5.43
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.Kemba Walker 5.32
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.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
118.T.J. McConnell 5.00
119.Darren Collison 4.99
120.Darnell Valentine 4.97
121.Richie Guerin* 4.97
122.Walt Hazzard 4.91
123.Isaiah Thomas 4.90
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
140.Tyreke Evans 4.80
141.Mack Calvin 4.79
142.Goran Dragić 4.79
143.Rafer Alston 4.77
144.Allen Leavell 4.77
145.George King 4.76
146.Winston Garland 4.74
147.Foots Walker 4.73
148.Eric Bledsoe 4.69
149.Armond Hill 4.69
150.Kobe Bryant* 4.69
151.Dennis Schröder 4.68
152.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
153.Robert Pack 4.63
154.Monta Ellis 4.63
155.Devin Booker 4.62
156.Geoff Petrie 4.61
157.Randy Smith 4.60
158.Don Buse 4.58
159.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.56
160.Jarrett Jack 4.56
161.Larry Costello 4.55
162.Darrell Walker 4.55
163.Joe Dumars* 4.53
164.Lucius Allen 4.52
165.Chuck Williams 4.50
166.Johnny Davis 4.49
167.Jimmy Jones 4.47
168.Luke Ridnour 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.Marcus Smart 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.Kevin Durant 4.23
192.Blake Griffin 4.22
193.Reggie Jackson 4.22
194.Wes Matthews 4.20
195.Andre Iguodala 4.20
196.Michael Cooper 4.20
197.Andrew Toney 4.20
198.Julius Erving* 4.16
199.Brian Shaw 4.15
200.Frank Johnson 4.15
201.Bradley Beal 4.15
202.Connie Hawkins* 4.15
203.Grant Hill* 4.14
204.Brian Taylor 4.12
205.Brian Winters 4.11
206.Alvin Williams 4.08
207.Ramon Sessions 4.06
208.Alvan Adams 4.06
209.Jimmy Butler 4.05
210.Hal Greer* 4.05
211.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
212.Charlie Ward 4.03
213.Danny Ainge 4.03
214.Mike Newlin 4.02
215.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
216.Fatty Taylor 4.00
217.Kyle Macy 3.99
218.Freddie Lewis 3.97
219.Howard Komives 3.96
220.Steve Blake 3.96
221.Greg Anthony 3.96
222.Brandon Knight 3.96
223.Victor Oladipo 3.96
224.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
225.J.J. Barea 3.94
226.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
227.Charles Barkley* 3.93
228.Devin Harris 3.93
229.John Roche 3.92
230.Joe Johnson 3.92
231.D.J. Augustin 3.91
232.Bimbo Coles 3.89
233.Phil Smith 3.89
234.Lester Conner 3.88
235.Wes Unseld* 3.88
236.Jim Cleamons 3.88
237.Earl Monroe* 3.88
238.Ron Harper 3.88
239.Ish Smith 3.86
240.Herm Gilliam 3.85
241.DeMar DeRozan 3.85
242.Jason Terry 3.84
243.James Silas 3.84
244.Roger Brown* 3.83
245.Jalen Rose 3.82
246.Zach LaVine 3.82
247.Eric Money 3.81
248.Sedale Threatt 3.80
249.Dave Cowens* 3.80
250.Eddie Jordan 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.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 9.45
5.Isiah Thomas* 9.26
6.Kevin Johnson 9.13
7.John Wall 9.07
8.Jason Kidd* 8.69
9.Russell Westbrook 8.53
10.Steve Nash* 8.49
11.Norm Nixon 8.32
12.Tim Hardaway 8.18
13.Deron Williams 8.07
14.Kevin Porter 8.06
15.Rajon Rondo 7.98
16.Mark Jackson 7.97
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 7.38
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.James Harden 6.68
37.Damian Lillard 6.65
38.Nick Van Exel 6.56
39.Pooh Richardson 6.54
40.Andre Miller 6.54
41.Stephen Curry 6.51
42.Scott Skiles 6.47
43.Michael Adams 6.45
44.Phil Ford 6.40
45.Jrue Holiday 6.38
46.Larry Bird* 6.35
47.Kyle Lowry 6.32
48.Reggie Theus 6.29
49.Fat Lever 6.24
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.Nikola Jokić 6.06
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.Elfrid Payton 5.94
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 5.72
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.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.Gary Grant 5.46
90.Draymond Green 5.44
91.Derrick Rose 5.43
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.Kemba Walker 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.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.Dennis Johnson* 5.00
115.T.J. McConnell 5.00
116.Darren Collison 4.99
117.Darnell Valentine 4.97
118.Richie Guerin* 4.97
119.Walt Hazzard 4.91
120.Isaiah Thomas 4.90
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
135.Tyreke Evans 4.80
136.Goran Dragić 4.79
137.Rafer Alston 4.77
138.Allen Leavell 4.77
139.George King 4.76
140.Winston Garland 4.74
141.Foots Walker 4.73
142.Eric Bledsoe 4.69
143.Armond Hill 4.69
144.Kobe Bryant* 4.69
145.Dennis Schröder 4.68
146.Gail Goodrich* 4.66
147.Robert Pack 4.63
148.Monta Ellis 4.63
149.Devin Booker 4.62
150.Geoff Petrie 4.61
151.Randy Smith 4.60
152.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.56
153.Jarrett Jack 4.56
154.Larry Costello 4.55
155.Darrell Walker 4.55
156.Joe Dumars* 4.53
157.Lucius Allen 4.52
158.Don Buse 4.51
159.Johnny Davis 4.49
160.Luke Ridnour 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.Marcus Smart 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.Kevin Durant 4.23
184.Blake Griffin 4.22
185.Reggie Jackson 4.22
186.Wes Matthews 4.20
187.Andre Iguodala 4.20
188.Michael Cooper 4.20
189.Andrew Toney 4.20
190.Brian Shaw 4.15
191.Frank Johnson 4.15
192.Bradley Beal 4.15
193.Grant Hill* 4.14
194.Brian Winters 4.11
195.Connie Hawkins* 4.11
196.Alvin Williams 4.08
197.Ramon Sessions 4.06
198.Alvan Adams 4.06
199.Jimmy Butler 4.05
200.Hal Greer* 4.05
201.Darrell Armstrong 4.04
202.Charlie Ward 4.03
203.Danny Ainge 4.03
204.Mike Newlin 4.02
205.Billy Cunningham* 4.01
206.Latrell Sprewell 4.01
207.Kyle Macy 3.99
208.Howard Komives 3.96
209.Steve Blake 3.96
210.Greg Anthony 3.96
211.Brandon Knight 3.96
212.Victor Oladipo 3.96
213.Jamal Mashburn 3.95
214.J.J. Barea 3.94
215.Mike Dunleavy 3.93
216.Charles Barkley* 3.93
217.Devin Harris 3.93
218.Joe Johnson 3.92
219.D.J. Augustin 3.91
220.Bimbo Coles 3.89
221.Phil Smith 3.89
222.Lester Conner 3.88
223.Wes Unseld* 3.88
224.Jim Cleamons 3.88
225.Earl Monroe* 3.88
226.Ron Harper 3.88
227.Ish Smith 3.86
228.Julius Erving* 3.86
229.Herm Gilliam 3.85
230.DeMar DeRozan 3.85
231.Jason Terry 3.84
232.Jalen Rose 3.82
233.Zach LaVine 3.82
234.Eric Money 3.81
235.Sedale Threatt 3.80
236.Dave Cowens* 3.80
237.Eddie Jordan 3.80
238.Anthony Carter 3.79
239.Willie Anderson 3.79
240.Manu Ginóbili 3.79
241.John Johnson 3.78
242.Ron Lee 3.77
243.Bob Sura 3.77
244.Paul Seymour 3.76
245.Jeff Mullins 3.76
246.George McGinnis* 3.76
247.Joe Ingles 3.75
248.Walter Davis 3.75
249.Sam Lacey 3.75
250.World B. Free 3.75