NBA All-Time Assists Leaders: Single Regular Season Per Game Average

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the best single season assists per game average in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on April 23, 2017
- This list includes players with some minimum requirements

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NBA All-Time Assists Leaders:
Single Regular Season Per Game Average - Top 50

Player
Assists Total
Assists
Season Games TOV
1. John Stockton 14.54 1,134 1990 78 3.49
2. John Stockton 14.20 1,164 1991 82 3.63
3. Isiah Thomas 13.86 1,123 1985 81 3.73
4. John Stockton 13.76 1,128 1988 82 3.20
5. John Stockton 13.73 1,126 1992 82 3.49
6. John Stockton 13.63 1,118 1989 82 3.76
7. Kevin Porter 13.40 1,099 1979 82 4.11
8. Magic Johnson 13.06 875 1984 67 4.57
9. Magic Johnson 12.83 988 1989 77 4.05
10. Magic Johnson 12.60 907 1986 72 3.79
11. John Stockton 12.57 1,031 1994 82 3.24
12. Magic Johnson 12.57 968 1985 77 3.96
13. Magic Johnson 12.52 989 1991 79 3.97
14. John Stockton 12.33 1,011 1995 82 3.26
15. Kevin Johnson 12.23 991 1989 81 3.98
16. Magic Johnson 12.21 977 1987 80 3.75
17. John Stockton 12.04 987 1993 82 3.24
18. Magic Johnson 11.92 858 1988 72 3.74
19. Rajon Rondo 11.70 620 2012 53 3.64
20. Rajon Rondo 11.65 839 2016 72 3.86
21. Steve Nash 11.63 884 2007 76 3.78
22. Chris Paul 11.56 925 2008 80 2.51
23. Magic Johnson 11.48 907 1990 79 3.66
24. Steve Nash 11.48 861 2005 75 3.27
Oscar Robertson 11.48 861 1965 75 -
Player
Assists Total
Assists
Season Games TOV
26. Kevin Johnson 11.43 846 1990 74 3.55
27. Mark Jackson 11.40 935 1997 82 3.34
28. Steve Nash 11.40 855 2011 75 3.53
29. Oscar Robertson 11.38 899 1962 79 -
30. Tiny Archibald 11.38 910 1973 80 -
31. Guy Rodgers 11.21 908 1967 81 -
32. James Harden 11.20 907 2017 81 5.73
33. Rajon Rondo 11.18 760 2011 68 3.44
34. John Stockton 11.17 916 1996 82 3.00
35. Norm Nixon 11.15 914 1984 82 3.13
Isiah Thomas 11.15 914 1984 82 3.74
37. Oscar Robertson 11.14 847 1966 76 -
38. Steve Nash 11.09 898 2008 81 3.64
39. Rajon Rondo 11.05 420 2013 38 3.89
40. Chris Paul 11.04 861 2009 78 2.96
41. Steve Nash 11.01 892 2010 81 3.64
42. Oscar Robertson 10.99 868 1964 79 -
43. Andre Miller 10.89 882 2002 81 3.02
44. Jason Kidd 10.78 539 1999 50 3.00
45. Isiah Thomas 10.78 830 1986 77 3.75
46. Kevin Johnson 10.72 836 1992 78 3.49
47. Steve Nash 10.71 664 2012 62 3.69
48. Guy Rodgers 10.71 846 1966 79 -
49. Muggsy Bogues 10.70 867 1990 81 1.80
50. Oscar Robertson 10.70 845 1967 79 -

Minimum requirements:
1946-47: 40 games
1947-48: 32 games
1948-49: 40 games
1949-50 to 1950-51: 46 games
1951-52: 44 games
1952-53 to 1956-57: 48 games
1957-58 to 1958-59: 55 games
1959-60: 60 games
1960-61: 55 games
1961-62 to 1968-69: 65 games
1969-70 to 1973-74: 70 games
1974-75 to 2012-13: 70 games or 400 assists
with the exceptions of
    1998-99: 43 games or 244 assists
    and 2011-12: 56 games or 321 assists
2013-14 to present: 58 games