NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Steals

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Scottie Pippen* 395
2. LeBron James 382
3. Michael Jordan* 376
4. Magic Johnson* 358
5. John Stockton* 338
6. Kobe Bryant 310
7. Jason Kidd 302
8. Larry Bird* 296
9. Maurice Cheeks 295
10. Julius Erving* 287
11. Manu Ginobili 285
12. Clyde Drexler* 278
13. Robert Horry 276
14. Derek Fisher 272
15. Dwyane Wade 266
16. Karl Malone* 258
17. Dennis Johnson* 247
18. Hakeem Olajuwon* 245
19. Isiah Thomas* 234
20. Byron Scott 226
21. Gary Payton* 216
22. Paul Pierce 204
23. Michael Cooper 203
24. Ben Wallace 199
25. Tony Parker 196
26. Charles Barkley* 193
27. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
28. Rajon Rondo 188
29. Kevin Garnett 178
  Charles Oakley 178
31. James Worthy* 177
32. Gus Williams 174
33. Danny Ainge 172
34. Horace Grant 171
35. Russell Westbrook 170
  Jeff Hornacek 170
37. Jerome Kersey 168
  Chris Paul 168
  Tim Duncan 168
40. Ray Allen 164
  Dan Majerle 164
42. Bobby Jones 160
43. David Robinson* 151
44. Dirk Nowitzki 149
45. Derek Harper 148
  Chauncey Billups 148
47. Allen Iverson* 147
  Kawhi Leonard 147
49. Reggie Miller* 146
50. Robert Parish* 145
  Rasheed Wallace 145
  Andre Iguodala 145
53. James Harden 143
54. Clifford Robinson 141
  Ron Harper 141
56. Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Tony Allen 137
  Terry Porter 137
59. Kevin Johnson 132
60. Mark Jackson 131
  Nate McMillan 131
  Metta World Peace 131
63. Shawn Marion 128
64. Doc Rivers 125
65. Richard Hamilton 122
  Patrick Ewing* 122
67. Kenyon Martin 121
68. Trevor Ariza 120
  Stephen Curry 120
  John Starks 120
71. Anfernee Hardaway 119
  Hersey Hawkins 119
  Don Buse 119
74. Mario Chalmers 118
  Sam Perkins 118
76. Vlade Divac 117
  Shaquille O'Neal* 117
78. Mookie Blaylock 116
  Paul Pressey 116
  Draymond Green 116
81. Lionel Hollins 114
  Baron Davis 114
83. Paul George 112
84. Mike Bibby 111
  Derrick McKey 111
  Jason Terry 111
87. Bryon Russell 110
88. Tayshaun Prince 109
89. Bruce Bowen 108
90. Lindsey Hunter 106
  Kevin Durant 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Rick Barry* 106
96. Sam Cassell 105
  Charlie Ward 105
  Eddie Jones 105
99. Avery Johnson 102
100. J.R. Smith 101
101. Danny Green 100
  A.C. Green 100
  Michael Finley 100
104. Shawn Kemp 99
105. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
107. Jack Sikma 97
  Elvin Hayes* 97
109. Joe Johnson 96
110. Craig Hodges 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
  Toni Kukoc 95
113. Mario Elie 94
  Vince Carter 94
115. Doug Christie 93
  George McGinnis* 93
117. Paul Millsap 92
118. Eric Snow 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
  Chris Webber 91
  Maurice Lucas 91
122. Buck Williams 90
123. Paul Westphal 89
  Fat Lever 89
  Norm Nixon 89
  Deron Williams 89
127. Alvan Adams 88
  Charles Johnson 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
  Walter Davis 88
131. George Hill 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
  Mike Gale 87
134. Richard Jefferson 86
135. Matt Barnes 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
138. George Gervin* 84
  Dwight Howard 84
  Rick Fox 84
  Moses Malone* 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
143. Carmelo Anthony 83
144. Greg Anthony 82
  B.J. Armstrong 82
146. Mike Conley 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Aaron McKie 81
  Paul Silas 81
150. Larry Hughes 80
  Gar Heard 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
153. Antoine Walker 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Calvin Murphy* 79
  Dale Davis 79
157. Gerald Henderson 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
159. Steve Smith 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
  Shane Battier 77
162. Peja Stojakovic 76
163. Dan Issel* 75
164. Kirk Hinrich 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Fred Brown 74
169. Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Klay Thompson 73
  Chris Bosh 73
  Sedale Threatt 73
175. Nick Anderson 72
  Lamar Odom 72
  Al Horford 72
  Boris Diaw 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
180. Mark Aguirre 71
  Pau Gasol 71
  Kyrie Irving 71
183. Ricky Pierce 70
  Johnny Moore 70
185. Bob Dandridge 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
189. Luol Deng 68
  Kyle Korver 68
  David West 68
192. Wes Unseld* 67
  Kyle Lowry 67
  P.J. Brown 67
  Nene Hilario 67
  George Lynch 67
197. Josh Howard 66
  Brian Taylor 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Steve Nash 66
  Don Chaney 66
202. Steve Mix 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  James Posey 65
  John Paxson 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
208. Mark Price 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Larry Kenon 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Jeff Teague 64
213. Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
  Scott Wedman 63
218. Chris Childs 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  Ted McClain 62
  David Wesley 62
  Tom Chambers 62
224. Marcus Camby 61
225. Jamal Crawford 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  John Havlicek* 60
  Artis Gilmore* 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  Jimmy Butler 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
232. Larry Nance 59
  Sean Elliott 59
  Phil Chenier 59
235. Udonis Haslem 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Joakim Noah 58
  Delonte West 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Andrew Toney 58
241. Caldwell Jones 57
  Antonio Davis 57
243. Stacey Augmon 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Devean George 56
  Rod Strickland 56
  Iman Shumpert 56
  Monta Ellis 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  James Silas 56

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Scottie Pippen* 395
2. LeBron James 382
3. Michael Jordan* 376
4. Magic Johnson* 358
5. John Stockton* 338
6. Kobe Bryant 310
7. Jason Kidd 302
8. Larry Bird* 296
9. Maurice Cheeks 295
10. Manu Ginobili 285
11. Clyde Drexler* 278
12. Robert Horry 276
13. Derek Fisher 272
14. Dwyane Wade 266
15. Karl Malone* 258
16. Dennis Johnson* 247
17. Hakeem Olajuwon* 245
18. Julius Erving* 235
19. Isiah Thomas* 234
20. Byron Scott 226
21. Gary Payton* 216
22. Paul Pierce 204
23. Michael Cooper 203
24. Ben Wallace 199
25. Tony Parker 196
26. Charles Barkley* 193
27. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
28. Rajon Rondo 188
29. Kevin Garnett 178
  Charles Oakley 178
31. James Worthy* 177
32. Gus Williams 174
33. Danny Ainge 172
34. Horace Grant 171
35. Jeff Hornacek 170
  Russell Westbrook 170
37. Chris Paul 168
  Tim Duncan 168
  Jerome Kersey 168
40. Dan Majerle 164
  Ray Allen 164
42. David Robinson* 151
43. Dirk Nowitzki 149
44. Derek Harper 148
  Chauncey Billups 148
46. Allen Iverson* 147
  Kawhi Leonard 147
48. Reggie Miller* 146
49. Andre Iguodala 145
  Rasheed Wallace 145
  Robert Parish* 145
52. James Harden 143
53. Ron Harper 141
  Clifford Robinson 141
55. Tony Allen 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Terry Porter 137
58. Kevin Johnson 132
  Bobby Jones 132
60. Metta World Peace 131
  Nate McMillan 131
  Mark Jackson 131
63. Shawn Marion 128
64. Doc Rivers 125
65. Richard Hamilton 122
  Patrick Ewing* 122
67. Kenyon Martin 121
68. John Starks 120
  Trevor Ariza 120
  Stephen Curry 120
71. Hersey Hawkins 119
  Anfernee Hardaway 119
73. Sam Perkins 118
  Mario Chalmers 118
75. Shaquille O'Neal* 117
  Vlade Divac 117
77. Mookie Blaylock 116
  Draymond Green 116
  Paul Pressey 116
80. Baron Davis 114
  Lionel Hollins 114
82. Paul George 112
83. Jason Terry 111
  Derrick McKey 111
  Mike Bibby 111
86. Bryon Russell 110
87. Tayshaun Prince 109
88. Bruce Bowen 108
89. Sidney Moncrief 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Kevin Durant 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Rick Barry* 106
95. Charlie Ward 105
  Sam Cassell 105
  Eddie Jones 105
98. Avery Johnson 102
99. J.R. Smith 101
100. A.C. Green 100
  Michael Finley 100
  Danny Green 100
103. Shawn Kemp 99
104. Stephen Jackson 98
  Terry Cummings 98
106. Elvin Hayes* 97
  Jack Sikma 97
108. Joe Johnson 96
109. Toni Kukoc 95
  Craig Hodges 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
112. Mario Elie 94
  Vince Carter 94
114. Doug Christie 93
115. Paul Millsap 92
116. Joe Dumars* 91
  Eric Snow 91
  Chris Webber 91
119. Buck Williams 90
120. Norm Nixon 89
  Deron Williams 89
  Paul Westphal 89
  Fat Lever 89
124. Charles Johnson 88
  Alvan Adams 88
  Walter Davis 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
128. George Hill 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
130. Richard Jefferson 86
131. Matt Barnes 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
134. Rick Fox 84
  Dwight Howard 84
  Moses Malone* 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
138. Carmelo Anthony 83
139. Greg Anthony 82
  B.J. Armstrong 82
141. Paul Silas 81
  Aaron McKie 81
  Mike Conley 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
145. Larry Hughes 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
  Gar Heard 80
148. Calvin Murphy* 79
  Dale Davis 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Antoine Walker 79
152. Dave Cowens* 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
154. Steve Smith 77
  Shane Battier 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
157. Peja Stojakovic 76
158. Fred Brown 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
163. Chris Bosh 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Sedale Threatt 73
  Klay Thompson 73
169. Nick Anderson 72
  Al Horford 72
  Boris Diaw 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
  Lamar Odom 72
174. Maurice Lucas 71
  Kyrie Irving 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
  Pau Gasol 71
178. Ricky Pierce 70
  Johnny Moore 70
180. Adrian Dantley* 69
  George Gervin* 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
185. Luol Deng 68
  David West 68
  Kyle Korver 68
188. Nene Hilario 67
  Kyle Lowry 67
  P.J. Brown 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
  George Lynch 67
193. Josh Howard 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Steve Nash 66
  Don Chaney 66
197. James Posey 65
  John Paxson 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Steve Mix 65
203. Mark Price 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Jeff Teague 64
207. Anthony Peeler 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Scott Wedman 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
212. Detlef Schrempf 62
  David Wesley 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  Chris Childs 62
217. Marcus Camby 61
218. John Havlicek* 60
  Jamal Crawford 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  Jimmy Butler 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
224. Larry Nance 59
  Sean Elliott 59
  Phil Chenier 59
227. Delonte West 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Joakim Noah 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
  Andrew Toney 58
233. Antonio Davis 57
234. Rod Strickland 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Iman Shumpert 56
  Monta Ellis 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Devean George 56
244. Rafer Alston 55
  Blake Griffin 55
  Larry Johnson 55
  Bradley Beal 55
248. Anthony Mason 54
  Bill Cartwright 54
  Kenny Smith 54
  Rodney Rogers 54

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Don Buse 82
2. Brian Taylor 66
3. George McGinnis* 52
  Julius Erving* 52
5. Mike Gale 50
6. Ron Boone 44
7. Ralph Simpson 43
8. Ted McClain 41
9. Freddie Lewis 40
10. Louie Dampier* 36
11. Fatty Taylor 35
12. Artis Gilmore* 33
  Dan Issel* 33
  Rich Jones 33
15. Larry Kenon 30
16. Wendell Ladner 29
17. Wil Jones 28
  Mack Calvin 28
  Bobby Jones 28
20. Jimmy Jones 27
21. Len Elmore 26
22. Mike Barr 25
  Willie Wise 25
24. Kevin Joyce 24
  James Silas 24
26. Darnell Hillman 22
  Jim Eakins 22
28. John Williamson 21
  Al Skinner 21
  Chuck Williams 21
31. Marvin Barnes 20
  Maurice Lucas 20
  Bird Averitt 20
34. Gerald Govan 19
  Billy Knight 19
36. Zelmo Beaty* 18
  Ronald Thomas 18
38. Don Adams 17
39. David Thompson* 16
  George Karl 16
  Stew Johnson 16
42. Coby Dietrick 15
  George Gervin* 15
44. Gus Gerard 14
  Dave Robisch 14
46. Bill Keller 13
  Roger Brown* 13
  Billy Paultz 13
49. John Roche 12
  Mel Daniels* 12
51. Billy Shepherd 11
  Bo Lamar 11
53. Kim Hughes 10
  Jan Van Breda Kolff 10
  Mike Green 10
  Johnny Neumann 10
57. Rick Mount 9
  Collis Jones 9
  Tim Bassett 9
60. Joe Caldwell 8
  Byron Beck 8
  Claude Terry 8
63. Gene Littles 7
  Bruce Seals 7
65. Caldwell Jones 6
  Donnie Freeman 6
  Tom Owens 6
68. Allan Bristow 5
  Johnny Baum 5
  Marv Roberts 5
  George Carter 5
72. Wali Jones 4
  Jim Bradley 4
  Swen Nater 4
  Billy Cunningham* 4
  George Adams 4
  Bill Melchionni 4
  Red Robbins 4
  Joe Hamilton 4
  Walter Simon 4
  Randy Denton 4
  Jimmy Foster 4
83. Cincinnatus Powell 3
  Jim O'Brien 3
  Dave Twardzik 3
  Mike Flynn 3
  Jim McDaniels 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  George Irvine 3
  Mark Olberding 3
  Chuck Terry 3
92. Dan Roundfield 2
  Oliver Taylor 2
  Charles Jordan 2
  Bob Warren 2
  Willard Sojourner 2
  Steve Jones 2
  Jim Chones 2
  Al Smith 2
100. Donald Washington 1
  Marvin Webster 1
  Henry Ward 1
  Barry Parkhill 1
  Monte Towe 1
  Goo Kennedy 1
106. John Beasley 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  William Franklin 0
  Patrick McFarland 0
  Gene Moore 0
  Bob Netolicky 0
  George Bucci 0
  Charles Edge 0
  Roy Ebron 0
  Dennis Wuycik 0
  Hank Williams 0
  Billy Schaeffer 0
  Larry Miller 0
  Goose Ligon 0
  Travis Grant 0
  Moses Malone* 0
  Fly Williams 0
  Roger Brown 0
  Ed Manning 0
  Simmie Hill 0
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