Lakers Top 50 Players for Career Assists Average in the NBA Playoffs

Minneapolis and Los Angeles Lakers players with the best average in career assists in the NBA Playoffs.

Lakers Historical Records and Statistics:
Assists in the NBA Playoffs

Career Average

In this page you can find the top 50 list with the best career assist averages in the NBA Playoffs. The list includes both the Minneapolis Lakers and the Los Angeles Lakers players.

Magic Johnson retired in 1996 with the best assists average in NBA playoffs history. He still holds this record and obviously his 12.3 assists per game are the best in Lakers history

Kobe Bryant (7th), Ramon Sessions, Pau Gasol, Derek Fisher, Steve Blake and Ron Artest are the 2011-12 Lakers on this list.

Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson

12.3 assists
1979-80 to 1990-91, 1995-96

Notes:
- Stats updated on May 29, 2024.
- Total Rebounds were not recorded until 1950-51, steals, blocks, offensive and defensive rebounds until 1973-74, turnovers until 1977-78 and 3-pointers started in 1979-80.

Lakers Top 50 Players for Career Assists Average in the NBA Playoffs

Player Assists Playoffs Games
1. Magic Johnson 12.35 13 190
2. Norm Nixon 8.02 6 58
3. LeBron James 7.92 4 48
4. Rajon Rondo 6.56 1 16
5. Jerry West 6.34 13 153
6. Nick Van Exel 5.89 4 36
7. Gary Payton 5.27 1 22
8. Slick Leonard 4.85 4 34
9. Kobe Bryant 4.73 15 220
10. Charlie Scott 4.67 1 3
11. D'Angelo Russell 4.52 2 21
12. Steve Nash 4.50 1 2
Sedale Threatt 4.50 4 14
14. Don Chaney 4.36 1 11
15. Austin Reaves 4.33 2 21
16. Michael Cooper 4.18 11 168
17. Archie Clark 4.17 2 18
18. Gail Goodrich 4.04 7 73
Elgin Baylor 4.04 12 134
20. Slater Martin 3.81 7 67
21. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 3.75 3 24
22. Frank Selvy 3.72 5 50
23. Wilt Chamberlain 3.61 5 80
24. Jim Pollard 3.60 7 72
25. Ramon Sessions 3.58 1 12
Player Assists Playoffs Games
26. Pau Gasol 3.55 6 93
27. Chris Duhon 3.50 1 2
28. Lucius Allen 3.43 1 7
Karl Malone 3.43 1 21
30. James Worthy 3.24 9 143
31. Connie Hawkins 3.20 1 5
32. Dick Garmaker 3.19 3 21
33. Anthony Davis 3.13 4 47
34. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3.00 13 180
Marc Gasol 3.00 1 5
36. Hot Rod Hundley 2.96 5 53
37. Shaquille O'Neal 2.95 8 122
38. Dennis Schroder 2.86 2 22
39. Keith Erickson 2.77 4 60
40. Johnny Egan 2.71 2 34
41. Ron Harper 2.66 2 29
42. Derek Fisher 2.63 12 193
43. Dick Barnett 2.54 3 28
44. Robert Horry 2.51 7 100
45. Earl Tatum 2.45 1 11
46. Lamar Odom 2.43 6 89
47. Eddie Jones 2.42 4 36
48. Rick Fox 2.39 7 99
49. Brian Shaw 2.38 4 69
50. Jamaal Wilkes 2.37 7 73
51. Byron Scott 2.36 11 150
52. Arnie Ferrin 2.31 3 29
53. Alex Caruso 2.30 2 27