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. Michael Jordan* 376
3. Magic Johnson* 358
4. LeBron James 354
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. Clyde Drexler* 278
12. Robert Horry 276
13. Derek Fisher 272
14. Manu Ginobili 269
15. Dwyane Wade 261
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. Michael Cooper 203
23. Paul Pierce 202
24. Ben Wallace 199
25. Charles Barkley* 193
26. Tony Parker 192
27. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
28. Rajon Rondo 181
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
36. Tim Duncan 168
  Jerome Kersey 168
38. Dan Majerle 164
  Ray Allen 164
40. Bobby Jones 160
41. Russell Westbrook 158
42. Chris Paul 156
43. David Robinson* 151
44. Dirk Nowitzki 149
45. Chauncey Billups 148
  Derek Harper 148
47. Allen Iverson* 147
48. Reggie Miller* 146
49. Robert Parish* 145
  Rasheed Wallace 145
51. Ron Harper 141
  Clifford Robinson 141
53. Tony Allen 137
  Terry Porter 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Andre Iguodala 137
57. Kevin Johnson 132
58. Metta World Peace 131
  Nate McMillan 131
  Mark Jackson 131
61. Shawn Marion 128
62. Kawhi Leonard 127
63. Doc Rivers 125
64. Patrick Ewing* 122
  James Harden 122
  Richard Hamilton 122
67. Kenyon Martin 121
68. John Starks 120
69. Hersey Hawkins 119
  Anfernee Hardaway 119
  Don Buse 119
72. Mario Chalmers 118
  Sam Perkins 118
74. Vlade Divac 117
  Shaquille O'Neal* 117
76. Mookie Blaylock 116
  Paul Pressey 116
78. Baron Davis 114
  Lionel Hollins 114
80. Derrick McKey 111
  Mike Bibby 111
82. Bryon Russell 110
83. Tayshaun Prince 109
84. Jason Terry 108
  Bruce Bowen 108
86. Dennis Rodman* 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Trevor Ariza 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Rick Barry* 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
92. Eddie Jones 105
  Paul George 105
  Sam Cassell 105
  Charlie Ward 105
96. Avery Johnson 102
97. Michael Finley 100
  A.C. Green 100
99. Shawn Kemp 99
  Kevin Durant 99
101. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
103. Stephen Curry 97
  Jack Sikma 97
  Elvin Hayes* 97
106. T.R. Dunn 95
  Toni Kukoc 95
  Craig Hodges 95
109. Mario Elie 94
110. Draymond Green 93
  George McGinnis 93
  Doug Christie 93
113. Vince Carter 92
114. Maurice Lucas 91
  Eric Snow 91
  J.R. Smith 91
  Chris Webber 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
119. Buck Williams 90
  Joe Johnson 90
  Danny Green 90
122. Fat Lever 89
  Paul Westphal 89
  Norm Nixon 89
125. Charles Johnson 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
  Alvan Adams 88
  Walter Davis 88
129. Mike Gale 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
131. Thabo Sefolosha 85
  George Hill 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
  Richard Jefferson 85
135. Moses Malone* 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
  Rick Fox 84
  George Gervin* 84
139. Matt Barnes 83
  Carmelo Anthony 83
141. B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
  Paul Millsap 82
144. Aaron McKie 81
  Deron Williams 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Paul Silas 81
148. Tyrone Corbin 80
  Larry Hughes 80
  Gar Heard 80
151. Dale Davis 79
  Antoine Walker 79
  Calvin Murphy* 79
  Tom Henderson 79
155. Dwight Howard 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
158. Craig Ehlo 77
  Steve Smith 77
  Shane Battier 77
161. Peja Stojakovic 76
162. Dan Issel* 75
163. Fred Brown 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
168. Caron Butler 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Chris Bosh 73
  Sedale Threatt 73
173. Bob McAdoo* 72
  Nick Anderson 72
  Lamar Odom 72
176. Mike Conley 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
178. Ricky Pierce 70
  Johnny Moore 70
180. Rashard Lewis 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
184. Luol Deng 68
185. P.J. Brown 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
  George Lynch 67
188. Don Chaney 66
  Brian Taylor 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Steve Nash 66
  Josh Howard 66
193. Boris Diaw 65
  James Posey 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  John Paxson 65
  Steve Mix 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
200. Quinn Buckner 64
  Larry Kenon 64
  Mark Price 64
  Pau Gasol 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
205. Scott Wedman 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Steve Kerr 63
210. Ted McClain 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Chris Childs 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  David Wesley 62
  Kyle Korver 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
217. David West 61
  Nene Hilario 61
  Marcus Camby 61
  Klay Thompson 61
221. Artis Gilmore* 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  Jeff Teague 60
  John Havlicek* 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
227. Sean Elliott 59
  Phil Chenier 59
  Larry Nance 59
230. Andre Miller 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Joakim Noah 58
  Delonte West 58
  Andrew Toney 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
236. Antonio Davis 57
  Caldwell Jones 57
  Al Horford 57
239. Mychal Thompson 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Rod Strickland 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Jamal Crawford 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Devean George 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  James Silas 56
249. Kyle Lowry 55
  Larry Johnson 55
  Rafer Alston 55

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Scottie Pippen* 395
2. Michael Jordan* 376
3. Magic Johnson* 358
4. LeBron James 354
5. John Stockton* 338
6. Kobe Bryant 310
7. Jason Kidd 302
8. Larry Bird* 296
9. Maurice Cheeks 295
10. Clyde Drexler* 278
11. Robert Horry 276
12. Derek Fisher 272
13. Manu Ginobili 269
14. Dwyane Wade 261
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. Michael Cooper 203
23. Paul Pierce 202
24. Ben Wallace 199
25. Charles Barkley* 193
26. Tony Parker 192
27. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
28. Rajon Rondo 181
29. Charles Oakley 178
  Kevin Garnett 178
31. James Worthy* 177
32. Gus Williams 174
33. Danny Ainge 172
34. Horace Grant 171
35. Jeff Hornacek 170
36. Jerome Kersey 168
  Tim Duncan 168
38. Dan Majerle 164
  Ray Allen 164
40. Russell Westbrook 158
41. Chris Paul 156
42. David Robinson* 151
43. Dirk Nowitzki 149
44. Chauncey Billups 148
  Derek Harper 148
46. Allen Iverson* 147
47. Reggie Miller* 146
48. Robert Parish* 145
  Rasheed Wallace 145
50. Clifford Robinson 141
  Ron Harper 141
52. Terry Porter 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Tony Allen 137
  Andre Iguodala 137
56. Bobby Jones 132
  Kevin Johnson 132
58. Nate McMillan 131
  Metta World Peace 131
  Mark Jackson 131
61. Shawn Marion 128
62. Kawhi Leonard 127
63. Doc Rivers 125
64. James Harden 122
  Richard Hamilton 122
  Patrick Ewing* 122
67. Kenyon Martin 121
68. John Starks 120
69. Hersey Hawkins 119
  Anfernee Hardaway 119
71. Sam Perkins 118
  Mario Chalmers 118
73. Vlade Divac 117
  Shaquille O'Neal* 117
75. Mookie Blaylock 116
  Paul Pressey 116
77. Lionel Hollins 114
  Baron Davis 114
79. Mike Bibby 111
  Derrick McKey 111
81. Bryon Russell 110
82. Tayshaun Prince 109
83. Bruce Bowen 108
  Jason Terry 108
85. Rick Barry* 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
  Trevor Ariza 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Robert Reid 106
91. Charlie Ward 105
  Paul George 105
  Sam Cassell 105
  Eddie Jones 105
95. Avery Johnson 102
96. A.C. Green 100
  Michael Finley 100
98. Shawn Kemp 99
  Kevin Durant 99
100. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
102. Jack Sikma 97
  Stephen Curry 97
  Elvin Hayes* 97
105. T.R. Dunn 95
  Craig Hodges 95
  Toni Kukoc 95
108. Mario Elie 94
109. Doug Christie 93
  Draymond Green 93
111. Vince Carter 92
112. Joe Dumars* 91
  Chris Webber 91
  J.R. Smith 91
  Eric Snow 91
116. Danny Green 90
  Buck Williams 90
  Joe Johnson 90
119. Paul Westphal 89
  Fat Lever 89
  Norm Nixon 89
122. Charles Johnson 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
  Walter Davis 88
  Alvan Adams 88
126. Kerry Kittles 87
127. Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
  Richard Jefferson 85
  George Hill 85
131. Moses Malone* 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
  Rick Fox 84
134. Matt Barnes 83
  Carmelo Anthony 83
136. Paul Millsap 82
  B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
139. Deron Williams 81
  Paul Silas 81
  Aaron McKie 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
143. Tyrone Corbin 80
  Larry Hughes 80
  Gar Heard 80
146. Antoine Walker 79
  Calvin Murphy* 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Dale Davis 79
150. Gerald Henderson 78
  Dwight Howard 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
153. Craig Ehlo 77
  Steve Smith 77
  Shane Battier 77
156. Peja Stojakovic 76
157. Cedric Maxwell 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Fred Brown 74
  Josh Smith 74
162. Chris Bosh 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Sedale Threatt 73
167. Lamar Odom 72
  Nick Anderson 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
170. Mike Conley 71
  Maurice Lucas 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
173. Ricky Pierce 70
  Johnny Moore 70
175. George Gervin* 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
180. Luol Deng 68
181. P.J. Brown 67
  George Lynch 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
184. Steve Nash 66
  Josh Howard 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Don Chaney 66
188. John Paxson 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
  James Posey 65
  Steve Mix 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Boris Diaw 65
195. Pau Gasol 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Mark Price 64
199. Anthony Peeler 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Scott Wedman 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
204. Chris Childs 62
  David Wesley 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Kyle Korver 62
210. Klay Thompson 61
  Marcus Camby 61
  David West 61
  Nene Hilario 61
214. Carlos Boozer 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
  Jeff Teague 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  John Havlicek* 60
219. Sean Elliott 59
  Larry Nance 59
  Phil Chenier 59
222. Andre Miller 58
  Andrew Toney 58
  Delonte West 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
  Joakim Noah 58
228. Antonio Davis 57
  Al Horford 57
230. Rod Strickland 56
  Devean George 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Jamal Crawford 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Glen Davis 56
239. Rafer Alston 55
  Kyle Lowry 55
  Larry Johnson 55
242. Monta Ellis 54
  Anthony Mason 54
  Bill Cartwright 54
  Kenny Smith 54
  Rodney Rogers 54
247. Tracy McGrady 53
  Kyrie Irving 53
  Blake Griffin 53
  Kendrick Perkins 53

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. Billy Knight 19
  Gerald Govan 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
  Billy Paultz 13
  Roger Brown* 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
  Claude Terry 8
  Byron Beck 8
63. Gene Littles 7
  Bruce Seals 7
65. Caldwell Jones 6
  Tom Owens 6
  Donnie Freeman 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
  Joe Hamilton 4
  Walter Simon 4
  Red Robbins 4
  Randy Denton 4
  Jimmy Foster 4
83. Jim O'Brien 3
  Dave Twardzik 3
  Cincinnatus Powell 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
  Jim Chones 2
  Al Smith 2
  Steve Jones 2
100. Donald Washington 1
  Marvin Webster 1
  Henry Ward 1
  Barry Parkhill 1
  Monte Towe 1
  Goo Kennedy 1
106. Clyde Dickey 0
  William Franklin 0
  Patrick McFarland 0
  John Beasley 0
  George Bucci 0
  Charles Edge 0
  Roy Ebron 0
  Dennis Wuycik 0
  Gene Moore 0
  Bob Netolicky 0
  Hank Williams 0
  Billy Schaeffer 0
  Larry Miller 0
  Travis Grant 0
  Moses Malone* 0
  Fly Williams 0
  Roger Brown 0
  Ed Manning 0
  Simmie Hill 0
  Goose Ligon 0
Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.