Lakers Top 50 Players for Career Assists Average in the NBA Regular Season

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

Lakers Historical Records and Statistics:
Assists in the NBA Regular Season

Career Average

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

Magic Johnson retired in 1996 with the best assist average in NBA history. He still holds this record and obviously his 11.2 assists per game are the best in Lakers history

Ramon Sessions, Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Derek Fisher and Steve Blake are the 2011-12 Lakers on this list.

Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson

11.2 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 Regular Season

Player Assists Seasons Games
1. Magic Johnson 11.19 13 906
2. Kendall Marshall 8.83 1 54
3. LeBron James 8.03 6 349
4. Norm Nixon 7.93 6 485
5. Nick Van Exel 7.27 5 378
6. Russell Westbrook 7.24 2 130
7. Jerry West 6.69 14 932
8. Steve Nash 6.45 2 65
9. Lonzo Ball 6.37 2 99
10. Ramon Sessions 6.17 1 23
11. Rajon Rondo 6.02 3 112
12. Gary Payton 5.48 1 82
13. Sedale Threatt 5.23 5 386
14. Lucius Allen 5.15 3 210
15. Dennis Schroder 5.11 2 127
16. Charlie Scott 4.90 1 48
17. D Russell 4.89 4 236
18. Kobe Bryant 4.68 20 1346
19. Jeremy Lin 4.58 1 74
20. Connie Hawkins 4.38 2 114
21. Chucky Atkins 4.37 1 82
22. Isaiah Thomas 4.33 2 21
23. Elgin Baylor 4.31 14 846
Wilt Chamberlain 4.31 5 339
25. Michael Cooper 4.20 12 873
Player Assists Seasons Games
26. Gail Goodrich 4.17 9 687
27. Derek Harper 4.16 1 45
28. Slater Martin 4.15 7 484
29. Karl Malone 3.88 1 42
30. Ronnie Price 3.84 1 43
31. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 3.80 3 225
32. Lamar Odom 3.75 7 519
33. Austin Reaves 3.74 3 207
34. Don Chaney 3.61 2 90
35. Archie Clark 3.55 2 157
36. Steve Blake 3.54 4 204
37. Pau Gasol 3.52 7 429
38. Hot Rod Hundley 3.38 6 431
39. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3.34 14 1093
40. Jim Price 3.32 4 225
41. Jim Pollard 3.24 7 438
42. Smush Parker 3.23 2 164
43. Frank Selvy 3.18 6 364
44. Herm Schaefer 3.15 2 123
45. Anthony Davis 3.13 5 270
46. Shaquille O'Neal 3.10 8 514
47. Marcelo Huertas 3.08 2 76
48. Eddie Jones 3.03 5 314
49. Ron Harper 3.02 2 127
50. James Worthy 3.01 12 926
51. Derek Fisher 2.93 13 915
52. Keith Erickson 2.92 5 309
53. Brandon Ingram 2.89 3 190