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. Jerome Kersey 168
  Tim Duncan 168
38. Ray Allen 164
  Dan Majerle 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. Clifford Robinson 141
  Ron Harper 141
53. Andre Iguodala 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Terry Porter 137
  Tony Allen 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. Shaquille O'Neal* 117
  Vlade Divac 117
76. Paul Pressey 116
  Mookie Blaylock 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. Sidney Moncrief 106
  Rick Barry* 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Trevor Ariza 106
92. Charlie Ward 105
  Paul George 105
  Sam Cassell 105
  Eddie Jones 105
96. Avery Johnson 102
97. A.C. Green 100
  Michael Finley 100
99. Kevin Durant 99
  Shawn Kemp 99
101. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
103. Elvin Hayes* 97
  Jack Sikma 97
  Stephen Curry 97
106. Craig Hodges 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
  Toni Kukoc 95
109. Mario Elie 94
110. George McGinnis 93
  Draymond Green 93
  Doug Christie 93
113. Vince Carter 92
114. Joe Dumars* 91
  Maurice Lucas 91
  Eric Snow 91
  J.R. Smith 91
  Chris Webber 91
119. Danny Green 90
  Joe Johnson 90
  Buck Williams 90
122. Norm Nixon 89
  Fat Lever 89
  Paul Westphal 89
125. Charles Johnson 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
  Alvan Adams 88
  Walter Davis 88
129. Kerry Kittles 87
  Mike Gale 87
131. Richard Jefferson 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
  George Hill 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
135. Moses Malone* 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
  Rick Fox 84
  George Gervin* 84
139. Carmelo Anthony 83
  Matt Barnes 83
141. Paul Millsap 82
  Greg Anthony 82
  B.J. Armstrong 82
144. Aaron McKie 81
  Deron Williams 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Paul Silas 81
148. Larry Hughes 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
  Gar Heard 80
151. Calvin Murphy* 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Dale Davis 79
  Antoine Walker 79
155. Dave Cowens* 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
  Dwight Howard 78
158. Shane Battier 77
  Steve Smith 77
  Craig Ehlo 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. Sedale Threatt 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Chris Bosh 73
173. Lamar Odom 72
  Nick Anderson 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
176. Mike Conley 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
178. Johnny Moore 70
  Ricky Pierce 70
180. Bob Dandridge 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
184. Luol Deng 68
185. George Lynch 67
  P.J. Brown 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
188. Steve Nash 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Brian Taylor 66
  Don Chaney 66
  Josh Howard 66
193. Steve Mix 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
  John Paxson 65
  Boris Diaw 65
  James Posey 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
200. Nick Van Exel 64
  Pau Gasol 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Larry Kenon 64
  Mark Price 64
205. Scott Wedman 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
210. David Wesley 62
  Kyle Korver 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Ted McClain 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Chris Childs 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
217. David West 61
  Nene Hilario 61
  Marcus Camby 61
  Klay Thompson 61
221. Kevin Willis 60
  Jeff Teague 60
  John Havlicek* 60
  Artis Gilmore* 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
227. Sean Elliott 59
  Phil Chenier 59
  Larry Nance 59
230. Delonte West 58
  Andrew Toney 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Joakim Noah 58
236. Antonio Davis 57
  Caldwell Jones 57
  Al Horford 57
239. Sam Lacey 56
  James Silas 56
  Devean George 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Rod Strickland 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Jamal Crawford 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
249. Rafer Alston 55
  Kyle Lowry 55
  Larry Johnson 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. Tim Duncan 168
  Jerome Kersey 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. Ron Harper 141
  Clifford Robinson 141
52. Andre Iguodala 137
  Terry Porter 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Tony Allen 137
56. Kevin Johnson 132
  Bobby Jones 132
58. Mark Jackson 131
  Metta World Peace 131
  Nate McMillan 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
71. Mario Chalmers 118
  Sam Perkins 118
73. Shaquille O'Neal* 117
  Vlade Divac 117
75. Paul Pressey 116
  Mookie Blaylock 116
77. Baron Davis 114
  Lionel Hollins 114
79. Derrick McKey 111
  Mike Bibby 111
81. Bryon Russell 110
82. Tayshaun Prince 109
83. Jason Terry 108
  Bruce Bowen 108
85. Rick Barry* 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Trevor Ariza 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
91. Eddie Jones 105
  Charlie Ward 105
  Paul George 105
  Sam Cassell 105
95. Avery Johnson 102
96. Michael Finley 100
  A.C. Green 100
98. Shawn Kemp 99
  Kevin Durant 99
100. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
102. Elvin Hayes* 97
  Stephen Curry 97
  Jack Sikma 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. Eric Snow 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
  Chris Webber 91
  J.R. Smith 91
116. Joe Johnson 90
  Buck Williams 90
  Danny Green 90
119. Norm Nixon 89
  Paul Westphal 89
  Fat Lever 89
122. Charles Johnson 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
  Walter Davis 88
  Alvan Adams 88
126. Kerry Kittles 87
127. Richard Jefferson 85
  George Hill 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
131. Rick Fox 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
  Moses Malone* 84
134. Carmelo Anthony 83
  Matt Barnes 83
136. Paul Millsap 82
  B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
139. Paul Silas 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Deron Williams 81
  Aaron McKie 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. Dave Cowens* 78
  Dwight Howard 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
153. Shane Battier 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
  Steve Smith 77
156. Peja Stojakovic 76
157. Chris Mullin* 74
  Fred Brown 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
162. Latrell Sprewell 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Chris Bosh 73
  Sedale Threatt 73
167. Lamar Odom 72
  Nick Anderson 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
170. Mike Conley 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
  Maurice Lucas 71
173. Ricky Pierce 70
  Johnny Moore 70
175. Adrian Dantley* 69
  George Gervin* 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
180. Luol Deng 68
181. George Lynch 67
  P.J. Brown 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
184. Steve Nash 66
  Josh Howard 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Don Chaney 66
188. Boris Diaw 65
  John Paxson 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
  Steve Mix 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  James Posey 65
195. Mark Price 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Pau Gasol 64
199. Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Scott Wedman 63
204. Kyle Korver 62
  Chris Childs 62
  David Wesley 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
210. Nene Hilario 61
  David West 61
  Marcus Camby 61
  Klay Thompson 61
214. Carlos Boozer 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
  Jeff Teague 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  John Havlicek* 60
219. Larry Nance 59
  Sean Elliott 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. Glen Davis 56
  Rod Strickland 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Devean George 56
  Jamal Crawford 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
239. Rafer Alston 55
  Larry Johnson 55
  Kyle Lowry 55
242. Monta Ellis 54
  Anthony Mason 54
  Bill Cartwright 54
  Kenny Smith 54
  Rodney Rogers 54
247. Kyrie Irving 53
  Tracy McGrady 53
  Kendrick Perkins 53
  Blake Griffin 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. Rich Jones 33
  Artis Gilmore* 33
  Dan Issel* 33
15. Larry Kenon 30
16. Wendell Ladner 29
17. Mack Calvin 28
  Bobby Jones 28
  Wil Jones 28
20. Jimmy Jones 27
21. Len Elmore 26
22. Mike Barr 25
  Willie Wise 25
24. James Silas 24
  Kevin Joyce 24
26. Jim Eakins 22
  Darnell Hillman 22
28. Chuck Williams 21
  John Williamson 21
  Al Skinner 21
31. Bird Averitt 20
  Maurice Lucas 20
  Marvin Barnes 20
34. Gerald Govan 19
  Billy Knight 19
36. Zelmo Beaty* 18
  Ronald Thomas 18
38. Don Adams 17
39. Stew Johnson 16
  George Karl 16
  David Thompson* 16
42. Coby Dietrick 15
  George Gervin* 15
44. Dave Robisch 14
  Gus Gerard 14
46. Billy Paultz 13
  Roger Brown* 13
  Bill Keller 13
49. Mel Daniels* 12
  John Roche 12
51. Billy Shepherd 11
  Bo Lamar 11
53. Mike Green 10
  Johnny Neumann 10
  Kim Hughes 10
  Jan Van Breda Kolff 10
57. Collis Jones 9
  Tim Bassett 9
  Rick Mount 9
60. Joe Caldwell 8
  Byron Beck 8
  Claude Terry 8
63. Gene Littles 7
  Bruce Seals 7
65. Donnie Freeman 6
  Tom Owens 6
  Caldwell Jones 6
68. Marv Roberts 5
  George Carter 5
  Allan Bristow 5
  Johnny Baum 5
72. Joe Hamilton 4
  Walter Simon 4
  Red Robbins 4
  Randy Denton 4
  Jimmy Foster 4
  Wali Jones 4
  Jim Bradley 4
  Swen Nater 4
  Billy Cunningham* 4
  George Adams 4
  Bill Melchionni 4
83. Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Jim McDaniels 3
  Mike Flynn 3
  Chuck Terry 3
  George Irvine 3
  Mark Olberding 3
  Cincinnatus Powell 3
  Jim O'Brien 3
  Dave Twardzik 3
92. Willard Sojourner 2
  Jim Chones 2
  Al Smith 2
  Steve Jones 2
  Dan Roundfield 2
  Oliver Taylor 2
  Charles Jordan 2
  Bob Warren 2
100. Henry Ward 1
  Barry Parkhill 1
  Monte Towe 1
  Goo Kennedy 1
  Donald Washington 1
  Marvin Webster 1
106. Simmie Hill 0
  Ed Manning 0
  Roger Brown 0
  Fly Williams 0
  Moses Malone* 0
  Travis Grant 0
  Larry Miller 0
  Billy Schaeffer 0
  Goose Ligon 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  William Franklin 0
  Hank Williams 0
  Gene Moore 0
  Dennis Wuycik 0
  Roy Ebron 0
  Charles Edge 0
  George Bucci 0
  John Beasley 0
  Patrick McFarland 0
  Bob Netolicky 0
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