What are assists?

Some articles on assists:

Laredo Bucks - Team Records
... Goals 45 Chris Grenville (2002–03) Assists 78 Jeff Bes (2003–04) Points 117 Jeff Bes (2003–04) Penalty Minutes 300 Mike Amodeo (2003–04) GAA 2.03 Dov Grumet-Morr ...
Nana Attakora - Career Stats
... Domestic Playoffs Domestic Cup1 Concacaf Competition2 Total Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists ...
Eltinho - Career - Career Statistics
... A Brazilian Cup Continental Total Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Flamengo 2008 - - - 0. 0 ...
Ángel Di María - Career Statistics - Club
17 May 2013 Club Season League Cup1 League Cup Europe Total Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Rosario Central 2005–06 0. 0 ...