NBA All-Time Assists Leaders: Career Per Game Average in the Playoffs

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the best career assists per game average in the Playoffs in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on May 27, 2024
- This list includes players with a minimum of 3 games.

* Players in bold played in the 2024 Playoffs

NBA All-Time Assists Leaders:
Career Per Game Average in the Playoffs - Top 50

Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Playoffs Games
1. Magic Johnson 12.35 2,346 13 190
2. John Stockton 10.10 1,839 19 182
3. John Wall 9.84 364 4 37
4. Trae Young 9.00 243 3 27
5. Oscar Robertson 8.94 769 10 86
6. Kevin Johnson 8.90 935 11 105
7. Isiah Thomas 8.89 987 9 111
8. Steve Nash 8.84 1,061 12 120
9. Ja Morant 8.63 164 3 19
10. Bob Cousy 8.60 937 13 109
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Playoffs Games
11. Rajon Rondo 8.48 1,136 10 134
12. Johnny Moore 8.39 344 5 41
13. Chris Paul 8.28 1,233 15 149
14. Luka Doncic 8.26 355 4 43
15. Tyrese Haliburton 8.20 123 1 15
16. Norm Nixon 8.02 465 6 58
17. Jason Kidd 7.99 1,263 17 158
18. De'Aaron Fox 7.71 54 1 7
19. Steve Francis 7.60 38 1 5
20. Russell Westbrook 7.55 921 13 122
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Playoffs Games
21. Johnny Dawkins 7.54 98 2 13
22. Nikola Jokic 7.50 600 6 80
Ben Simmons 7.50 255 3 34
Rod Strickland 7.50 390 11 52
25. John Bagley 7.47 142 3 19
26. LeBron James 7.20 2,067 17 287
27. Micheal Ray Richardson 7.17 129 4 18
28. Slick Watts 7.06 120 3 17
29. Deron Williams 7.00 630 9 90
30. Mark Price 6.96 327 7 47
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Playoffs Games
31. Maurice Cheeks 6.93 922 13 133
32. Mark Jackson 6.91 905 14 131
33. Tim Hardaway 6.82 382 9 56
34. Darnell Valentine 6.81 177 4 26
35. Mookie Blaylock 6.61 357 8 54
36. Jrue Holiday 6.55 544 8 83
37. Randy Smith 6.54 157 4 24
38. Tiny Archibald 6.51 306 5 47
39. Larry Bird 6.48 1,062 12 164
40. Ernie DiGregorio 6.47 97 2 15
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Playoffs Games
41. Mike Conley 6.45 587 11 91
42. Walt Frazier 6.44 599 8 93
43. James Harden 6.39 1,061 15 166
44. Derrick Rose 6.35 330 8 52
45. Jerry West 6.34 970 13 153
46. Ricky Rubio 6.29 88 3 14
47. Avery Johnson 6.24 562 10 90
48. Sherman Douglas 6.24 106 4 17
49. Alvin Robertson 6.23 81 4 13
50. Baron Davis 6.22 311 7 50