2022 Playoffs: West Semifinal | Suns (1) vs. Mavericks (4)

Chris Paul passes Tony Parker for 5th all-time in playoff assists

Chris Paul has averaged 8.5 assists in 135 playoff games over 14 seasons with 5 different teams.

With this dish, Chris Paul passes Tony Parker for 5th on the all-time playoff assists list.

Phoenix point guard Chris Paul moved past Tony Parker for 5th all-time in career playoff assists Monday night in the Suns’ 121-114 Game 1 victory against the Mavericks in the Western Conference semifinals.

Paul put up 19 points and 5 assists in Monday’s win. The superstar guard set up Cam Johnson for a 3-pointer with 2:59 left in the second quarter, giving him 1,144 playoff assists in his career.

Next up for Paul on the list is Mavericks coach Jason Kidd, who has 1,263 playoff assists. The all-time leader is Magic Johnson, who finished his career with 2,346 assists in the postseason.