NBA All-Time Assist Leaders and Record

A journey into the world of the best NBA assistmen ever. Here’s who holds the NBA Assist Record and the NBA all time assist leaders

John Stockton in maglia Jazz

Who is the best assistman of all time in the NBA? And who of the today’s players falls into the NBA All Time Assist Leaders?

Most Assists in NBA history

The all-time NBA record for assists belongs to John Stockton who he distributed 15,806 assists to his teammates, with an average of 10.5 assists per game and a personal best of 28 assists in a game set in 1991.

Stockton is a legend in the Utah Jazz history and one of the best point guards of all time who had the perfect attacking terminal in Karl Malone. Unfortunately Stockton never managed to win an NBA title despite the 5 Conference Finals and 2 Finals where the Jazz had to bow to Michael Jordan.

VIDEO: Best John Stockton passing skills

Most Assists in NBA Game

The player with the most assists in an NBA game is Scott Skiles, who scored 30 assists in the game Orlando Magic-Denver Nuggets in 1990, which ended 155-116. Here the complete list.

Most Assists Per Game

Magic Johnson holds the NBA record for average assists with 11.19 assists per game. Immediately after him there are John Stockton (10.51 assists per game) and Oscar Robertson (9.51 assists per game) also the leader for all-time triple-doubles.

Chris Paul stands out among the active players. He holds the 4th place of the list with 9.43 assists per game.

VIDEO: Chris Paul Best Assist 2019-2020

NBA All-Time Assist Leaders

1John Stockton15.806
2Jason Kidd12.091
3Chris Paul*11.593
4LeBron James*10.496
5Steve Nash10.335
6Mark Jackson10.334
7Magic Johnson10.141
8Oscar Robertson9.887
9Russell Westbrook*9.221
10Isiah Thomas9.061
11Gary Payton8.966
12Andre Miller8.524
13Rod Strickland7.987
14Rajon Rondo7.584
15Maurice Cheecks7.392
16Lenny Wilkens7.211
17Terry Porter7.160
18Tim Hardaway7.095
19James Harden *7.043
20Tony Parker7.036
* In grassetto i giocatori attivi

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