You might be surprised to hear that Stephen Curry doesn't hold the record for most 3s made in a playoff game.
You probably won't be surprised to hear who holds the record for most assists.
Regarded as two of the greatest passers in NBA history, Magic Johnson and John Stockton find themselves at the top of the NBA's all-time leaderboard for most assists in a single game.
Their record has stood the test of time, having been set more than 30 years ago.
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What is the NBA Playoffs single-game assists record?
Magic Johnson and John Stockton share the all-time single-game assists record in the playoffs.
Johnson set the record in 1984 when he dished out 24 assists in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. Stockton tied Johnson's record four years later in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
The closest anyone has come to Johnson and Stockton's record in the years since is Steve Nash.
Johnson had 20 or more assists in a total of 10 playoff games in his career. Every other player in NBA history has combined for 10 such games.
|7.||Magic Johnson (x3)||21|
|Magic Johnson (x5)||20|
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Most assists in NBA Playoffs career
Magic Johnson's 2,346 career assists in the playoffs rank No. 1 all-time by a large margin.
In second place isn't John Stockton, who ranks third with 1,839 career assists. It's LeBron James, who also ranks first all-time in career points in the playoffs.
The only other active player in the top 10 is Chris Paul.