Playing is logically one of the most important aspects for some NBA players. An offensive player who can create his own shot and also help his teammates look good on the field, will definitely be solid for everyone NBA team.
In today’s league we have some of the most talented passers in NBA history, starting with LeBron James, Chris Paul, or even the Rondo District. Luka Dončić is one of the players from the new generation of NBA talents, who is also an outstanding passer and who is often there when it comes to assists per game.
Five all-time leaders in passes per game in NBA league history
Moreover, the current winner of the NBA MVP award, center Nikola Jokić, is one of the best greats the NBA has ever seen in its almost 75-year history
Staying with the passing topic, this article will give you the five players with the highest average assists per game in NBA league history.
Without further ado, let’s go.
# 5 Isiah Thomas
Many underestimated them, Isiah Thomas he is one of the greatest keepers in NBA league history. A twelve-time NBA All-Star and two-time champion, Zeke averaged 9.3 assists per game in his career, the fifth-largest in league history.
Thomas was the leader of the Detroit Pistons ‘Bad Boy’, which won two consecutive NBA Championships in 1989 and 1990.
He led the NBA in assists once during his 13-year career, and is also among the top 10 for the most overall assists in NBA history with 9,061.
He was also a double MVP of the All-Star, received five All-NBA nominations and won the MVP of the 1990 NBA Finals.
# 4 Chris Paul
Chris Paul, often referred to as ‘Point God’, is definitely one of all the greats in the top position because of his ability to control the team’s attack and set up teammates.
CP3 is fourth in NBA league history with a career average of 9.4 assists per game in the regular season. He is the only active player on this list, which means that in the years to come he could fall or climb some steps.
Paul, an 11-year-old All-Star, is still looking for his first NBA championship, but his size at the top position is already cemented. Paul, the future future Hall of Famer, is also one of six players with at least 10,000 assists and ranks fifth in league history in total assists (10,275).
Paul has led NBA assists four times during his NBA career.