All-Time NBA Leading Assists

All-Time NBA Assist Leaders

Below is a list of the NBA’s All-Time Leading Assists with information on the teams that they played for their total career assists and career assist averages.


All-Time NBA Leading Assists

Below is an NBA All-Time Leading Assists list with the teams, total assists, games played and career assist averages.

Rank Player Total Assists Games APG
1 John Stockton 15,806 1,504 10.5
2 Jason Kidd 12,091 1,391 9
3 Steve Nash 10,335 1,217 9
4 Mark Jackson 10,334 1,296 8
5 Magic Johnson 10,141 906 11
6 Oscar Robertson 9,887 1,040 10
7 Isiah Thomas 9,061 979 9
8 Gary Payton 8,966 1,335 7
9 Chris Paul 8,708 892 10
10 Andre Miller 8,524 1,304 7
11 LeBron James 8,208 1,143 7
12 Rod Strickland 7,987 1,094 7
13 Maurice Cheeks 7,392 1,101 7
14 Lenny Wilkens 7,211 1,077 7
15 Terry Porter 7,160 1,274 6
16 Tim Hardaway 7,095 867 8
17 Bob Cousy 6,955 924 8
18 Guy Rodgers 6,917 892 8
19 Tony Parker 6,829 1,198 6
20 Deron Williams 6,819 845 8
21 Muggsy Bogues 6,726 889 8
22 Kevin Johnson 6,711 735 9.1
23 Rajon Rondo 6,608 779 9
24 Derek Harper 6,577 1,199 6
25 Nate Archibald 6,476 876 7
26 Stephon Marbury 6,471 846 7.6
27 John Lucas II 6,454 928 7
28 Reggie Theus 6,453 1,026 6
29 Norm Nixon 6,386 768 8.3
30 Kobe Bryant 6,306 1,346 4.7
31 Jerry West 6,238 932 7
32 Scottie Pippen 6,135 1,178 5.2
33 Clyde Drexler 6,125 1,086 6
34 John Havlicek 6,114 1,270 4.8
35 Russell Westbrook 6,113 748 8
36 Baron Davis 6,025 835 7
37 Mookie Blaylock 5,972 889 6.7
38 Sam Cassell 5,939 993 6
39 Avery Johnson 5,846 1,054 5.5
40 Nick Van Exel 5,777 880 7
41 Larry Bird 5,695 897 6.3
42 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5,660 1,560 3.6
43 Chauncey Billups 5,636 1,043 5
44 Michael Jordan 5,633 1,072 5
45 Allen Iverson 5,624 914 6
46 Mike Bibby 5,517 1,001 6
47 Dennis Johnson 5,499 1,100 5
48 Kevin Garnett 5,445 1,462 4
49 Jason Terry 5,415 1,410 4
50 Dwyane Wade 5,400 982 6

This NBA leading assists list will be updated following the conclusion of each NBA season.