Which Active NBA Players are on the Verge of Reaching the 5,000-Assists Milestone? Who Will Likely Get Their 5,000th NBA Assist Very Soon?
Hello Everyone! Welcome to Sports Teller! Today, we will be going over the List of Active NBA Players Close to 5,000 Career Assists. In fact, we will be showcasing the majority of the members from the prestigious 5,000-Assists Club.
Please feel free to read our List of Active NBA Players Close to 10,000 Career Points! as well as List of Active NBA Players Closer to 15,000 Points! Without further adieu, let’s begin!
List of Active NBA Players Close to 5,000 Career Assists
Which NBA Scorers are Members of the 5,000-Assists Club
With Stephen Curry (Warriors), Ricky Rubio (Cavaliers), and Jrue Holiday (Bucks) joining the 5,000th Assist Club recently, which players are next in line to collect their significant milestones? Before we can get into the active players who could be next to join the 5,000-Assists Club, let’s name some of the players who are already in that club! In Early 2019, Kyle Lowry (Raptors) reached the 5,000-Assist milestone during a game vs. Suns. In late 2016, Dywane Wade (Bulls) joined the 5,000-Assists Club during a contest vs. Trail Blazers.
There are Basketball Hall of Famers as well as current players who are members of the 5,000th Assist Club. Those players are the following: John Stockton, Magic Johnson, Steve Nash, Lenny Wilkins, Isiah Thomas, Oscar Robertson, and Jason Kidd.
Who Will be the Next Active NBA Player to Collect His 5,000th Career Assist?
Now that you know which basketball legends collected 5,000 or more assists in their lifetime, we can discuss which active players are in line to become the next member of the 5,000-Assists Club. For the list of active players who are on the verge of 5,000 career assists, please refer to the information below!
Stats as of Tuesday, December 14, 2021
- Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers)-4,676 Career Assists
- Goran Dragic (Raptors)-4,177 Career Assists
- Kemba Walker (Knicks)-3,843 Career Assists
- Kevin Durant (Nets)-3,820 Career Assists
- Lou Williams (Hawks)-3,712 Career Assists
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