Scott Skiles has the most assists per game in a game, with 30.0 per game versus the Nuggets on December 30, 1990.

highest assists per game nba single season minimum 1 game
Interpreted as:
highest assists per game by a player NBA single season minimum 1 or higher regular-season game
12/30/1990Skiles2/24/1978Porter1/15/1991Stockton3/14/1963Rodgers2/27/1959Cousy12/19/1989Stockton1/27/1982Huston4/14/1988Stockton12/27/2017Rondo2/8/1996Kidd4/6/1994Johnson2/23/1987McMillan2/13/1985Thomas4/1/1979Porter3/9/1979Porter1/1/1974DiGregorio5/3/2021Westbrook1/10/2019Westbrook10/29/2010Rondo4/14/2008Sessions1/9/1990Johnson11/17/1989Johnson1/3/1989Stockton30.029.028.028.028.027.027.026.025.025.025.025.025.025.025.025.024.024.024.024.024.024.024.0
NAMEDATETMOPPAPGMINPTSREBASTSTLBLKTOVFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%PF+/-
Scott SkilesScott Skiles12/30/1990ORLORLvsDENDEN30.0442263020471353.82366.76785.72
Kevin PorterKevin Porter2/24/1978NJNNJNvsHOUHOU29.048145292071741.2002
John StocktonJohn Stockton1/15/1991UTAUTAvsSASSAS28.0392032880581266.7020.04580.04
Guy RodgersGuy Rodgers3/14/1963SFWSFWvsSTLSTL28.0481452861154.522100.04
Bob CousyBob Cousy2/27/1959BOSBOSvsMINMIN28.04531528101855.6111291.73
John StocktonJohn Stockton12/19/1989UTAUTA@NYKNYK27.0361832720281266.71250.01250.05
Geoff HustonGeoff Huston1/27/1982CLECLEvsGSWGSW27.04624127004101758.8004666.72
John StocktonJohn Stockton4/14/1988UTAUTAvsPORPOR26.045173262026966.7020.055100.03
Rajon RondoRajon Rondo12/27/2017NOPNOPvsBKNBKN25.03027251031520.0010.0004+28
Jason KiddJason Kidd2/8/1996DALDALvsUTAUTA25.0492042540561735.331030.05955.64
Kevin JohnsonKevin Johnson4/6/1994PHXPHXvsSASSAS25.0411632500451241.70066100.02
Nate McMillanNate McMillan2/23/1987SEASEAvsLACLAC25.04188251433560.0010.022100.02
Isiah ThomasIsiah Thomas2/13/1985DETDETvsDALDAL25.04123525205101855.6010.03560.04
Kevin PorterKevin Porter4/1/1979DETDET@PHXPHX25.0461332520462030.01250.03
Kevin PorterKevin Porter3/9/1979DETDETvsBOSBOS25.03730325004121866.76875.01
Ernie DiGregorioErnie DiGregorio1/1/1974BUFBUF@PORPOR25.048209252092240.922100.04
Russell WestbrookRussell Westbrook5/3/2021WASWASvsINDIND24.0391421241165862.50044100.03+21
Russell WestbrookRussell Westbrook1/10/2019OKCOKC@SASSAS24.050241324203112250.0040.02540.04-5
Rajon RondoRajon Rondo10/29/2010BOSBOSvsNYKNYK24.04510102410741233.3010.02633.31+9
Ramon SessionsRamon Sessions4/14/2008MILMILvsCHICHI24.0442082411271258.3006785.72-13
Magic JohnsonMagic Johnson1/9/1990LALLAL@PHXPHX24.0452462422461154.53560.091181.82
Magic JohnsonMagic Johnson11/17/1989LALLALvsDENDEN24.0402482461361346.21333.31111100.00
John StocktonJohn Stockton1/3/1989UTAUTA@HOUHOU24.04526124601121675.0010.022100.03
Isiah ThomasIsiah Thomas2/7/1985DETDET@WASWAS24.05025102421292733.31333.36966.71
John LucasJohn Lucas4/15/1984SASSASvsDENDEN24.0280024202010.000004
Results may be incomplete. StatMuse has complete game-level data for assists per game going back to the 1982-83 season.