Top 10 NBA Assist Leaders of All Time

Isiah Thomas


9,061 assists - A key member of the "Bad Boys" Pistons, Thomas was known for his scoring, but he was also a gifted and tenacious playmaker.

Russell Westbrook


9,418 assists - Known for his explosive athleticism, Westbrook has achieved multiple seasons averaging a triple-double, including assists.

Oscar Robertson


9,887 assists - The "Big O" was the first player to average a triple-double for a season. His all-around game included masterful passing.

Magic Johnson


10,141 assists - Magic's name is synonymous with showtime basketball, and his assists were often as spectacular as they were effective. He led the Lakers to multiple championships.

Mark Jackson


10,334 assists - With a career spanning from the mid-80s to 2004, Jackson was a consistent playmaker and ranks high on the all-time assists list.

Steve Nash


10,335 assists - A two-time MVP, Nash was known for his efficient play and extraordinary passing skills, leading the league in assists for several seasons.

LeBron James


10,911 assists - One of the greatest players of all time, LeBron's playmaking abilities are as impressive as his scoring. He's the only forward in the top five of this list.

Chris Paul


11,816 assists - CP3 is known for his high basketball IQ and leadership on the court. He has been an integral part of every team he's played for and continues to climb the assist charts.

Jason Kidd


1. 12,091 assists - A versatile guard who excelled in passing and defense, Kidd is second in all-time assists. He played for multiple teams and won an NBA championship with the Dallas Mavericks.

John Stockton


15,806 assists - Known for his incredible court vision and precision, Stockton holds the record for the most career assists. He played for the Utah Jazz and was a 10-time NBA All-Star.

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