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

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

Notes: - These stats were updated on December 9, 2022
- This list includes players with an official minimum of 400 games or 2,000 assists.

* Players in bold played in the 2023 Regular Season

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

Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
1. Magic Johnson 11.19 10,141 13 906
2. John Stockton 10.51 15,806 19 1,504
3. Oscar Robertson 9.51 9,887 14 1,040
4. Chris Paul 9.50 11,075 18 1,166
5. Isiah Thomas 9.26 9,061 13 979
6. Kevin Johnson 9.13 6,711 12 735
7. Trae Young 9.12 2,762 5 303
8. John Wall 8.96 5,678 11 634
9. Jason Kidd 8.69 12,091 19 1,391
10. Steve Nash 8.49 10,335 18 1,217
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
11. Russell Westbrook 8.41 8,780 15 1,044
12. Norm Nixon 8.32 6,386 10 768
13. Tim Hardaway 8.18 7,095 13 867
14. Deron Williams 8.07 6,819 12 845
15. Kevin Porter 8.06 5,314 10 659
16. Luka Doncic 8.02 2,302 5 287
17. Mark Jackson 7.97 10,334 17 1,296
18. Rajon Rondo 7.92 7,584 16 957
19. Guy Rodgers 7.75 6,917 12 892
20. Stephon Marbury 7.65 6,471 13 846
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
21. Ben Simmons 7.62 2,226 5 292
22. Ricky Rubio 7.59 5,045 11 665
23. Muggsy Bogues 7.57 6,726 14 889
24. Bob Cousy 7.53 6,955 14 924
25. Johnny Moore 7.43 3,866 9 520
26. Tiny Archibald 7.39 6,476 13 876
27. LeBron James 7.34 10,154 20 1,383
28. Rod Strickland 7.30 7,987 17 1,094
29. Baron Davis 7.22 6,025 13 835
30. Micheal Ray Richardson 7.01 3,899 8 556
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
31. Norm Van Lier 6.99 5,217 10 746
32. John Lucas 6.95 6,454 14 928
33. James Harden 6.82 6,494 14 952
34. Mark Price 6.74 4,863 12 722
35. Mookie Blaylock 6.72 5,972 13 889
36. Gary Payton 6.72 8,966 17 1,335
37. Maurice Cheeks 6.71 7,392 15 1,101
38. Lenny Wilkens 6.70 7,211 15 1,077
39. Jerry West 6.69 6,238 14 932
40. Damian Lillard 6.66 4,821 11 724
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
41. Nick Van Exel 6.56 5,777 13 880
42. Pooh Richardson 6.54 4,180 10 639
43. Stephen Curry 6.54 5,550 14 849
44. Andre Miller 6.54 8,524 17 1,304
45. Scott Skiles 6.47 3,881 10 600
46. Michael Adams 6.45 4,209 11 653
47. Jrue Holiday 6.43 5,514 14 858
48. Phil Ford 6.40 3,083 7 482
49. Larry Bird 6.35 5,695 13 897
50. Nikola Jokic 6.33 3,476 8 549