List of NBA season assists leaders throughout league history.

NBA assists leaders by season

SeasonPlayerTeamAverage
2018-19Russell WestbrookOklahoma City Thunder10.7
2017-18Russell WestbrookOklahoma City Thunder10.3
2016-17James HardenHouston Rockets11.2
2015-16Rajon RondoSacramento Kings11.7
2014-15Chris PaulLos Angeles Clippers10.2
2013-14Chris PaulLos Angeles Clippers10.7
2012-13Rajon RondoBoston Celtics11.1
2011-12Rajon RondoBoston Celtics11.7
2010-11Steve NashPhoenix Suns11.4
2009-10Steve NashPhoenix Suns11.0
2008-09Chris PaulNew Orleans Hornets11.0
2007-08Chris PaulNew Orleans Hornets11.6
2006-07Steve NashPhoenix Suns11.6
2005-06Steve NashPhoenix Suns10.5
2004-05Steve NashPhoenix Suns11.5
2003-04Jason KiddNew Jersey Nets9.2
2002-03Jason KiddNew Jersey Nets8.9
2001-02Andre MillerCleveland Cavaliers10.9
2000-01Jason KiddPhoenix Suns9.8
1999-00Jason KiddPhoenix Suns10.1
1998-99Jason KiddPhoenix Suns10.8
1997-98Rod StricklandWashington Wizards10.5
1996-97Mark JacksonDenver Nuggets11.4
1995-96John StocktonUtah Jazz11.2
1994-95John StocktonUtah Jazz12.3
1993-94John StocktonUtah Jazz12.6
1992-93John StocktonUtah Jazz12.0
1991-92John StocktonUtah Jazz13.7
1990-91John StocktonUtah Jazz14.2
1989-90John StocktonUtah Jazz14.5
1988-89John StocktonUtah Jazz13.6
1987-88John StocktonUtah Jazz13.8
1986-87Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers12.2
1985-86Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers12.6
1984-85Isiah ThomasDetroit Pistons13.9
1983-84Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers13.1
1982-83Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers10.5
1981-82Johnny MooreSan Antonio Spurs9.7
1980-81Kevin PorterWashington Bullets9.1
1979-80Micheal Ray RichardsonNew York Knicks10.2
1978-79Kevin PorterDetroit Pistons13.4
1977-78Kevin PorterNew Jersey Nets10.2
1976-77Don BuseIndiana Pacers8.5
1975-76Slick WattsSeattle SuperSonics8.1
1974-75Kevin PorterWashington Bullets8.0
1973-74Ernie DiGregorioBuffalo Braves8.2
1972-73Nate ArchibaldKansas City-Omaha Kings11.4
1971-72Jerry WestLos Angeles Lakers9.7
1970-71Norm Van LierCincinnati Royals10.2
1969-70Lenny WilkensSeattle SuperSonics9.1
1968-69Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals9.8
1967-68Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals9.7
1966-67Guy RodgersChicago Bulls11.2
1965-66Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals11.1
1964-65Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals11.5
1963-64Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals11.0
1962-63Guy RodgersSan Francisco Warriors10.4
1961-62Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals11.4
1960-61Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals9.7
1959-60Bob CousyBoston Celtics9.5
1958-59Bob CousyBoston Celtics8.6
1957-58Bob CousyBoston Celtics7.1
1956-57Bob CousyBoston Celtics7.5
1955-56Bob CousyBoston Celtics8.9
1954-55Bob CousyBoston Celtics7.9
1953-54Bob CousyBoston Celtics7.2
1952-53Bob CousyBoston Celtics7.7
1951-52Andy PhillipPhiladelphia Warriors8.2
1950-51Andy PhillipPhiladelphia Warriors6.3
1949-50Andy PhillipChicago Stags5.8
1948-49Bob DaviesRochester Royals5.4
1947-48Ernie CalverleyProvidence Steamrollers2.5
1946-47Ernie CalverleyProvidence Steamrollers3.4
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