Olympics

Who holds the record for most assists in a single Men's Basketball game at the Olympics?

Luka Doncic's first-ever Olympic appearance was an unforgettable one.

In addition to re-writing the record books with the second-most points in an Olympic game, Doncic dished out 18 assists in a Semifinal loss to France, the second-most assists anyone has ever recorded in a single men's basketball game in the Olympics.

Doncic did away with a 21-year-old record held by Steve Nash, who recorded a 15-point, 15-assist double-double in a win over Australia in 2000.

Manuel Saenz holds the all-time record, having dished out 20 assists in Mexico's win over Japan in the 1976 Olympics.

Four players have had 14 assists in an Olympics game while five players have had 13 assists, including NBA veteran Matthew Dellavedova (2016).

Most assists in an Olympics game
Player Country Opponent Olympics Assists
Manuel Saenz Mexico Japan 1976 20
Luka Doncic Slovenia France 2020 18
Stephen John Nash Canada Australia 2000 15
Pierluigi Marzorati Italy Puerto Rico 1976 14
Tomas Herrera Cuba Mexico 1976 14
Abdelmeguid Amir Egypt France 1984 14
Fengwu Sun China France 1984 14
Matthew Dellavedova Australia Serbia 2016 13
Aleksey Shved Russia United Kingdom 2012 13
Zoran Slavnić Yugoslavia USA 1976 13
Jacques Monclar France Egypt 1984 13
Pierluigi Marzorati Italy Germany 1984 13

Michael Jordan (1992), LeBron James (2012), Kyrie Irving (2016), Leon Wood (1984) and Phil Ford (1976) each recorded 12 assists in an Olympics game, tied for the most ever on Team USA.

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