The Point God continues to establish himself as one of the greatest to play the game.
The milestone came with 4:05 remaining in the fourth quarter on a pass upcourt to Devin Booker. Paul finished with 22 points, 13 assists, and seven boards.
The future Hall of Famer is now less than 200 assists from passing both Steve Nash and Mark Jackson.
Paul continues to be a force 16 years into his NBA career. The 35-year-old entered Monday's game averaging 15.6 points, 8.7 assists, and 4.6 boards over 55 appearances in 2020-21.