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 9.74
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 8.46
11. Norm Nixon 8.32
12. Tim Hardaway 8.18
13. Russell Westbrook 8.18
14. Deron Williams 8.07
15. Kevin Porter 8.06
16. Mark Jackson 7.97
17. Ricky Rubio 7.91
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. Rod Strickland 7.30
25. Baron Davis 7.22
26. LeBron James 7.18
27. Micheal Ray Richardson 7.01
28. Norm Van Lier 6.99
29. John Lucas 6.95
30. Stephen Curry 6.75
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. 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. Phil Ford 6.40
44. Larry Bird* 6.35
45. Reggie Theus 6.29
46. Jrue Holiday 6.26
47. Fat Lever 6.24
48. Damian Lillard 6.23
49. Allen Iverson* 6.15
50. Nate McMillan 6.15
51. Brevin Knight 6.15
52. Slick Watts 6.13
53. Damon Stoudamire 6.12
54. Walt Frazier* 6.11
55. Jamaal Tinsley 6.09
56. Terrell Brandon 6.09
57. James Harden 6.07
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. Kyle Lowry 5.97
65. Sherman Douglas 5.93
66. Jose Calderon 5.90
67. Jason Williams 5.85
68. T.J. Ford 5.82
69. Micheal Williams 5.77
70. Ray Williams 5.77
71. Derrick Rose 5.70
72. Dick McGuire* 5.70
73. Tony Parker 5.69
74. Jeff Teague 5.69
75. Brandon Jennings 5.68
76. Mike Conley 5.66
77. Doc Rivers 5.66
78. Clyde Drexler* 5.64
79. Terry Porter 5.62
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. Kyrie Irving 5.49
88. Derek Harper 5.49
89. Dwyane Wade 5.48
90. Gary Grant 5.46
91. Kemba Walker 5.42
92. Pete Maravich* 5.41
93. Sleepy Floyd 5.41
94. Chauncey Billups 5.40
95. Andy Phillip* 5.36
96. Raymond Felton 5.35
97. Warren Jabali 5.34
98. Spud Webb 5.33
99. Al Smith 5.32
100. Gilbert Arenas 5.27
101. Michael Jordan* 5.25
102. Kelvin Ransey 5.23
103. Scottie Pippen* 5.21
104. Larry Drew 5.18
105. Isaiah Thomas 5.14
106. Jameer Nelson 5.13
107. Paul Pressey 5.13
108. Eddie Johnson 5.09
109. Geoff Huston 5.06
110. Tyreke Evans 5.05
111. Alvin Robertson 5.04
112. Bill Melchionni 5.03
113. Eric Snow 5.02
114. Rory Sparrow 5.01
115. Anfernee Hardaway 5.01
116. Dennis Johnson* 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. Brad Davis 4.90
123. Jo Jo White* 4.89
124. Louie Dampier* 4.88
125. Mo Williams 4.88
126. Bob Davies* 4.87
127. Chris Childs 4.87
128. Darren Collison 4.86
129. Eric Murdock 4.86
130. Rick Barry* 4.85
131. Kirk Hinrich 4.83
132. Greivis Vasquez 4.83
133. Archie Clark 4.82
134. Tom Henderson 4.82
135. John Havlicek* 4.81
136. Goran Dragic 4.81
137. Vern Fleming 4.81
138. Mack Calvin 4.79
139. Rafer Alston 4.77
140. Allen Leavell 4.77
141. George King 4.76
142. Winston Garland 4.74
143. Foots Walker 4.73
144. Eric Bledsoe 4.70
145. Armond Hill 4.69
146. Kobe Bryant 4.69
147. Gail Goodrich* 4.66
148. Draymond Green 4.65
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. Darrell Walker 4.55
157. Joe Dumars* 4.53
158. Lucius Allen 4.52
159. Chuck Williams 4.50
160. Johnny Davis 4.49
161. Jimmy Jones 4.47
162. Luke Ridnour 4.47
163. Lionel Hollins 4.47
164. Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
165. Chris Duhon 4.44
166. Tracy McGrady* 4.44
167. Reggie Jackson 4.42
168. Andre Iguodala 4.41
169. Earl Watson 4.41
170. Jeremy Lin 4.40
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. Blake Griffin 4.34
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. Tom Gola* 4.24
185. Chris Webber 4.24
186. Slater Martin* 4.24
187. Wes Matthews 4.20
188. Michael Cooper 4.20
189. Andrew Toney 4.20
190. Julius Erving* 4.16
191. Brian Shaw 4.15
192. Frank Johnson 4.15
193. Connie Hawkins* 4.15
194. Grant Hill* 4.14
195. Brian Taylor 4.12
196. Brian Winters 4.11
197. Devin Harris 4.08
198. Alvin Williams 4.08
199. Ramon Sessions 4.06
200. Alvan Adams 4.06
201. Hal Greer* 4.05
202. Darrell Armstrong 4.04
203. Charlie Ward 4.03
204. Danny Ainge 4.03
205. Mike Newlin 4.02
206. Latrell Sprewell 4.01
207. Fatty Taylor 4.00
208. Kyle Macy 3.99
209. Freddie Lewis 3.97
210. Kevin Durant 3.97
211. Howard Komives 3.96
212. Steve Blake 3.96
213. Greg Anthony 3.96
214. Jamal Mashburn 3.95
215. Mike Dunleavy 3.93
216. Charles Barkley* 3.93
217. John Roche 3.92
218. Joe Johnson 3.92
219. J.J. Barea 3.89
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. Giannis Antetokounmpo 3.87
228. Herm Gilliam 3.85
229. Jason Terry 3.84
230. D.J. Augustin 3.84
231. James Silas 3.84
232. Nicolas Batum 3.84
233. Roger Brown* 3.83
234. Jalen Rose 3.82
235. Eric Money 3.81
236. Sedale Threatt 3.80
237. Dave Cowens* 3.80
238. Eddie Jordan 3.80
239. Anthony Carter 3.79
240. Willie Anderson 3.79
241. Ish Smith 3.79
242. Manu Ginobili 3.79
243. John Johnson 3.78
244. Ron Lee 3.77
245. Bob Sura 3.77
246. Paul Seymour 3.76
247. Jeff Mullins 3.76
248. Walter Davis 3.75
249. Sam Lacey 3.75
250. World B. Free 3.75

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player APG
1. Magic Johnson* 11.19
2. John Stockton* 10.51
3. Chris Paul 9.74
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 8.46
11. Norm Nixon 8.32
12. Tim Hardaway 8.18
13. Russell Westbrook 8.18
14. Deron Williams 8.07
15. Kevin Porter 8.06
16. Mark Jackson 7.97
17. Ricky Rubio 7.91
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. Rod Strickland 7.30
25. Baron Davis 7.22
26. LeBron James 7.18
27. Micheal Ray Richardson 7.01
28. Norm Van Lier 6.99
29. John Lucas 6.95
30. Stephen Curry 6.75
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. 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. Phil Ford 6.40
43. Larry Bird* 6.35
44. Reggie Theus 6.29
45. Jrue Holiday 6.26
46. Fat Lever 6.24
47. Damian Lillard 6.23
48. Allen Iverson* 6.15
49. Nate McMillan 6.15
50. Brevin Knight 6.15
51. Slick Watts 6.13
52. Damon Stoudamire 6.12
53. Walt Frazier* 6.11
54. Jamaal Tinsley 6.09
55. Terrell Brandon 6.09
56. James Harden 6.07
57. Kenny Anderson 6.06
58. Steve Francis 6.03
59. Ty Lawson 6.02
60. Dave Bing* 5.99
61. John Bagley 5.99
62. Sam Cassell 5.98
63. Kyle Lowry 5.97
64. Sherman Douglas 5.93
65. Jose Calderon 5.90
66. Jason Williams 5.85
67. T.J. Ford 5.82
68. Micheal Williams 5.77
69. Ray Williams 5.77
70. Derrick Rose 5.70
71. Dick McGuire* 5.70
72. Tony Parker 5.69
73. Jeff Teague 5.69
74. Brandon Jennings 5.68
75. Mike Conley 5.66
76. Doc Rivers 5.66
77. Clyde Drexler* 5.64
78. Terry Porter 5.62
79. Gus Williams 5.57
80. Avery Johnson 5.55
81. Johnny Dawkins 5.54
82. Kenny Smith 5.53
83. Rickey Green 5.52
84. Mike Bibby 5.51
85. Jay Humphries 5.51
86. Kyrie Irving 5.49
87. Derek Harper 5.49
88. Dwyane Wade 5.48
89. Gary Grant 5.46
90. Kemba Walker 5.42
91. Pete Maravich* 5.41
92. Sleepy Floyd 5.41
93. Chauncey Billups 5.40
94. Andy Phillip* 5.36
95. Raymond Felton 5.35
96. Spud Webb 5.33
97. Gilbert Arenas 5.27
98. Michael Jordan* 5.25
99. Kelvin Ransey 5.23
100. Scottie Pippen* 5.21
101. Larry Drew 5.18
102. Isaiah Thomas 5.14
103. Jameer Nelson 5.13
104. Paul Pressey 5.13
105. Eddie Johnson 5.09
106. Rick Barry* 5.06
107. Geoff Huston 5.06
108. Tyreke Evans 5.05
109. Alvin Robertson 5.04
110. Eric Snow 5.02
111. Rory Sparrow 5.01
112. Anfernee Hardaway 5.01
113. Dennis Johnson* 5.00
114. Darnell Valentine 4.97
115. Richie Guerin* 4.97
116. Walt Hazzard 4.91
117. Jeff Hornacek 4.90
118. Brad Davis 4.90
119. Jo Jo White* 4.89
120. Mo Williams 4.88
121. Bob Davies* 4.87
122. Chris Childs 4.87
123. Darren Collison 4.86
124. Eric Murdock 4.86
125. Kirk Hinrich 4.83
126. Greivis Vasquez 4.83
127. Archie Clark 4.82
128. Tom Henderson 4.82
129. Charlie Scott* 4.81
130. John Havlicek* 4.81
131. Goran Dragic 4.81
132. Vern Fleming 4.81
133. Rafer Alston 4.77
134. Allen Leavell 4.77
135. George King 4.76
136. Winston Garland 4.74
137. Foots Walker 4.73
138. Eric Bledsoe 4.70
139. Armond Hill 4.69
140. Kobe Bryant 4.69
141. Gail Goodrich* 4.66
142. Draymond Green 4.65
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. Darrell Walker 4.55
150. Joe Dumars* 4.53
151. Lucius Allen 4.52
152. Don Buse 4.51
153. Johnny Davis 4.49
154. Luke Ridnour 4.47
155. Lionel Hollins 4.47
156. Wilt Chamberlain* 4.44
157. Chris Duhon 4.44
158. Tracy McGrady* 4.44
159. Reggie Jackson 4.42
160. Andre Iguodala 4.41
161. Earl Watson 4.41
162. Jeremy Lin 4.40
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. Blake Griffin 4.34
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. Tom Gola* 4.24
177. Chris Webber 4.24
178. Slater Martin* 4.24
179. Wes Matthews 4.20
180. Michael Cooper 4.20
181. Andrew Toney 4.20
182. Brian Shaw 4.15
183. Frank Johnson 4.15
184. Grant Hill* 4.14
185. Brian Winters 4.11
186. Connie Hawkins* 4.11
187. Devin Harris 4.08
188. Alvin Williams 4.08
189. Ramon Sessions 4.06
190. Alvan Adams 4.06
191. Hal Greer* 4.05
192. Darrell Armstrong 4.04
193. Charlie Ward 4.03
194. Danny Ainge 4.03
195. Mike Newlin 4.02
196. Billy Cunningham* 4.01
197. Latrell Sprewell 4.01
198. Kyle Macy 3.99
199. Kevin Durant 3.97
200. Howard Komives 3.96
201. Steve Blake 3.96
202. Greg Anthony 3.96
203. Jamal Mashburn 3.95
204. Mike Dunleavy 3.93
205. Charles Barkley* 3.93
206. Joe Johnson 3.92
207. J.J. Barea 3.89
208. Bimbo Coles 3.89
209. Phil Smith 3.89
210. Lester Conner 3.88
211. Wes Unseld* 3.88
212. Jim Cleamons 3.88
213. Earl Monroe* 3.88
214. Ron Harper 3.88
215. Giannis Antetokounmpo 3.87
216. Julius Erving* 3.86
217. Herm Gilliam 3.85
218. Jason Terry 3.84
219. D.J. Augustin 3.84
220. Nicolas Batum 3.84
221. Jalen Rose 3.82
222. Eric Money 3.81
223. Sedale Threatt 3.80
224. Dave Cowens* 3.80
225. Eddie Jordan 3.80
226. Anthony Carter 3.79
227. Willie Anderson 3.79
228. Ish Smith 3.79
229. Manu Ginobili 3.79
230. John Johnson 3.78
231. Ron Lee 3.77
232. Bob Sura 3.77
233. Paul Seymour 3.76
234. Jeff Mullins 3.76
235. George McGinnis* 3.76
236. Walter Davis 3.75
237. Sam Lacey 3.75
238. World B. Free 3.75
239. Bob Weiss 3.74
240. Mario Chalmers 3.73
241. Gene Shue 3.73
242. Kevin Garnett 3.72
243. Kevin Loughery 3.71
244. Brad Daugherty 3.70
245. Jack McMahon 3.70
246. Lamar Odom 3.70
247. Jim Price 3.70
248. Toni Kukoc 3.69
249. Darwin Cook 3.67
250. Carl Braun 3.67

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

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