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 October 26, 2021
- This list includes players with a minimum of 400 games.

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 9.43 10,310 17 1,093
5. Isiah Thomas 9.26 9,061 13 979
6. Kevin Johnson 9.13 6,711 12 735
7. John Wall 9.07 5,557 10 613
8. Jason Kidd 8.69 12,091 19 1,391
9. Russell Westbrook 8.55 8,087 14 946
10. Steve Nash 8.49 10,335 18 1,217
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
11. Norm Nixon 8.32 6,386 10 768
12. Tim Hardaway 8.18 7,095 13 867
13. Deron Williams 8.07 6,819 12 845
14. Rajon Rondo 8.07 7,422 16 920
15. Kevin Porter 8.06 5,314 10 659
16. Mark Jackson 7.97 10,334 17 1,296
17. Guy Rodgers 7.75 6,917 12 892
18. Stephon Marbury 7.65 6,471 13 846
19. Ricky Rubio 7.65 4,856 11 635
20. Muggsy Bogues 7.57 6,726 14 889
21. Bob Cousy 7.53 6,955 14 924
22. Johnny Moore 7.43 3,866 9 520
23. LeBron James 7.40 9,712 19 1,313
24. Tiny Archibald 7.39 6,476 13 876
25. Rod Strickland 7.30 7,987 17 1,094
26. Baron Davis 7.22 6,025 13 835
27. Micheal Ray Richardson 7.01 3,899 8 556
28. Norm Van Lier 6.99 5,217 10 746
29. John Lucas 6.95 6,454 14 928
30. Mark Price 6.74 4,863 12 722
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
31. Mookie Blaylock 6.72 5,972 13 889
32. Gary Payton 6.72 8,966 17 1,335
33. Maurice Cheeks 6.71 7,392 15 1,101
34. Lenny Wilkens 6.70 7,211 15 1,077
35. Jerry West 6.69 6,238 14 932
36. Damian Lillard 6.62 4,536 10 685
37. Nick Van Exel 6.56 5,777 13 880
38. Stephen Curry 6.54 5,005 13 765
39. Pooh Richardson 6.54 4,180 10 639
40. James Harden 6.54 5,763 13 881
41. Andre Miller 6.54 8,524 17 1,304
42. Scott Skiles 6.47 3,881 10 600
43. Michael Adams 6.45 4,209 11 653
44. Phil Ford 6.40 3,083 7 482
45. Jrue Holiday 6.36 4,922 13 774
46. Larry Bird 6.35 5,695 13 897
47. Reggie Theus 6.29 6,453 13 1,026
48. Kyle Lowry 6.25 6,009 16 962
49. Fat Lever 6.24 4,696 11 752
50. Allen Iverson 6.15 5,624 14 914

* Players in bold played in the 2022 Regular Season