Most assists per game, season
31.4-L.A. Lakers, 1984-85 (2,575/82)

Fewest assists per game, season
15.6-Atlanta, 1998-99 (782/50)

Most assists, game
53-Milwaukee vs. Detroit, December 26, 1978

Fewest assists, game
3 - Boston vs. Minneapolis, at Louisville, November 28, 1956
3 - Baltimore vs. Boston, October 16, 1963
3 - Cincinnati vs. Chicago, at Evansville, December 5, 1967
3 - New York at Boston, March 28, 1976

Most assists, both teams, game
93-Detroit (47) at Denver (46), December 13, 1983 (3 OT)

Fewest assists, both teams, game
10-Boston (3) vs. Minneapolis (7), at Louisville, November 28, 1956

Most assists, one half
33-Phoenix vs. Denver, November 10, 1990

Most assists, both teams, one half
51-Denver (27) at San Antonio (24), November 7, 1990

Most assists, one quarter
19-Milwaukee vs. Detroit, December 26, 1978
San Antonio vs. Denver, April 15, 1984 (2nd qtr.)

Most assists, both teams, one quarter
28-Minnesota (15) vs. Charlotte (13), April 19, 1992

Most seasons leading league
9-John Stockton, Utah, 1987-88-1995-96

Most consecutive seasons leading league
9-John Stockton, Utah, 1987-88-1995-96

Most assists, career
15,806 - John Stockton, Utah, 1984-85 2002-03

Highest average, assists per game, career
(minimum 400 games)
11.2 -Magic Johnson, L.A. Lakers, 1979-80-1990-91, 1995-96 (10,141/906)

Most assists, season
1,164-John Stockton, Utah, 1990-91

Most assists, rookie, season
868-Mark Jackson, New York, 1987-88

Highest average, assists per game, season
(minimum 70 games)
14.5-John Stockton, Utah, 1989-90 (1,134/78)

Most assists, game
30-Scott Skiles, Orlando vs. Denver, December 30, 1990

Most assists, rookie, game
25-Ernie DiGregorio, Buffalo at Portland, January 1, 1974
Nate McMillan, Seattle vs. L.A. Clippers, February 23, 1987

Most assists, one half
19-Bob Cousy, Boston vs. Minneapolis, February 27, 1959

Most assists, one quarter
14-John Lucas, San Antonio vs. Denver, April 15, 1984 (2nd qtr.)