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 April 12, 2024
- This list includes players with an official minimum of 400 games or 2,000 assists.

* Players in bold played in the 2024 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. Trae Young 9.50 3,849 6 405
5. Chris Paul 9.36 11,882 19 1,270
6. Isiah Thomas 9.26 9,061 13 979
7. Kevin Johnson 9.13 6,711 12 735
8. John Wall 8.86 5,735 11 647
9. Tyrese Haliburton 8.72 2,249 4 258
10. Jason Kidd 8.69 12,091 19 1,391
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
11. Steve Nash 8.49 10,335 18 1,217
12. Norm Nixon 8.32 6,386 10 768
13. Luka Doncic 8.29 3,317 6 400
14. Tim Hardaway 8.18 7,095 13 867
15. Russell Westbrook 8.16 9,468 16 1,161
16. Deron Williams 8.07 6,819 12 845
17. Kevin Porter 8.06 5,314 10 659
18. Mark Jackson 7.97 10,334 17 1,296
19. Rajon Rondo 7.92 7,584 16 957
20. Guy Rodgers 7.75 6,917 12 892
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
21. Stephon Marbury 7.65 6,471 13 846
22. Muggsy Bogues 7.57 6,726 14 889
23. Bob Cousy 7.53 6,955 14 924
24. Ben Simmons 7.44 2,469 6 332
25. Johnny Moore 7.43 3,866 9 520
26. Tiny Archibald 7.39 6,476 13 876
27. Ricky Rubio 7.39 5,160 12 698
28. LeBron James 7.37 10,987 21 1,490
29. Rod Strickland 7.30 7,987 17 1,094
30. Baron Davis 7.22 6,025 13 835
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
31. James Harden 7.12 7,624 15 1,071
32. Micheal Ray Richardson 7.01 3,899 8 556
33. Norm Van Lier 6.99 5,217 10 746
34. John Lucas 6.95 6,454 14 928
35. Nikola Jokic 6.91 4,650 9 673
36. Mark Price 6.74 4,863 12 722
37. Damian Lillard 6.73 5,657 12 841
38. Mookie Blaylock 6.72 5,972 13 889
39. Gary Payton 6.72 8,966 17 1,335
40. Maurice Cheeks 6.71 7,392 15 1,101
Player
Assists
Total
Assists
Seasons Games
41. Lenny Wilkens 6.70 7,211 15 1,077
42. Jerry West 6.69 6,238 14 932
43. Darius Garland 6.69 2,048 5 306
44. Nick Van Exel 6.56 5,777 13 880
45. Pooh Richardson 6.54 4,180 10 639
46. Andre Miller 6.54 8,524 17 1,304
47. Scott Skiles 6.47 3,881 10 600
48. Michael Adams 6.45 4,209 11 653
49. Stephen Curry 6.40 6,114 15 955
50. Phil Ford 6.40 3,083 7 482