NBA all-time leaders - total number of assists** (as of April 11th, 2018)

National Basketball Association all-time assists leaders 1946-2018 The statistic ranks current and former players of the NBA by the total number of assists in their careers. John Stockton is the all-time assists leader of the National Basketball Association with a total of 15,806 assists in his career.
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NBA playerNumber of assists
John Stockton15,806
Jason Kidd12,091
Steve Nash10,335
Mark Jackson10,334
Magic Johnson10,141
Oscar Robertson9,887
Isiah Thomas9,061
Gary Payton8,966
Chris Paul*8,708
Andre Miller8,524
LeBron James*8,208
Rod Strickland7,987
Maurice Cheeks7,392
Lenny Wilkens7,211
Terry Porter7,160
Tim Hardaway7,095
Bob Cousy6,955
Guy Rodgers6,917
Tony Parker*6,829
Deron Williams6,819
Muggsy Bogues6,726
Kevin Johnson6,711
Rajon Rondo*6,609
Derek Harper6,577
Nate Archibald6,476
Stephon Marbury6,471
John Lucas6,454
Reggie Theus6,453
Norm Nixon6,386
Kobe Bryant6,306
NBA playerNumber of assists
John Stockton15,806
Jason Kidd12,091
Steve Nash10,335
Mark Jackson10,334
Magic Johnson10,141
Oscar Robertson9,887
Isiah Thomas9,061
Gary Payton8,966
Chris Paul*8,708
Andre Miller8,524
LeBron James*8,208
Rod Strickland7,987
Maurice Cheeks7,392
Lenny Wilkens7,211
Terry Porter7,160
Tim Hardaway7,095
Bob Cousy6,955
Guy Rodgers6,917
Tony Parker*6,829
Deron Williams6,819
Muggsy Bogues6,726
Kevin Johnson6,711
Rajon Rondo*6,609
Derek Harper6,577
Nate Archibald6,476
Stephon Marbury6,471
John Lucas6,454
Reggie Theus6,453
Norm Nixon6,386
Kobe Bryant6,306
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The statistic ranks current and former players of the NBA by the total number of assists in their careers. John Stockton is the all-time assists leader of the National Basketball Association with a total of 15,806 assists in his career.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
North America
Survey time period
1946 to 2018
Supplementary notes
* Active players.
** Regular season.

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