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 389
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. 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
  Russell Westbrook 170
37. Tim Duncan 168
  Chris Paul 168
  Jerome Kersey 168
40. Dan Majerle 164
  Ray Allen 164
42. Bobby Jones 160
43. Andre Iguodala 151
  David Robinson* 151
45. Dirk Nowitzki 149
46. Chauncey Billups 148
  Derek Harper 148
48. Kawhi Leonard 147
  Allen Iverson* 147
50. Reggie Miller* 146
51. Rasheed Wallace 145
  Robert Parish* 145
53. James Harden 143
54. Ron Harper 141
  Clifford Robinson 141
56. Terry Porter 137
  Tony Allen 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
59. Kevin Johnson 132
60. Metta World Peace 131
  Stephen Curry 131
  Nate McMillan 131
  Mark Jackson 131
64. Shawn Marion 128
65. Doc Rivers 125
66. Draymond Green 124
67. Patrick Ewing* 122
  Richard Hamilton 122
69. Kenyon Martin 121
70. John Starks 120
  Trevor Ariza 120
72. Don Buse 119
  Hersey Hawkins 119
  Anfernee Hardaway 119
75. Sam Perkins 118
  Mario Chalmers 118
77. Shaquille O'Neal* 117
  Vlade Divac 117
79. Paul Pressey 116
  Mookie Blaylock 116
81. Baron Davis 114
  Lionel Hollins 114
83. Paul George 112
84. Jason Terry 111
  Derrick McKey 111
  Mike Bibby 111
  Kevin Durant 111
88. Bryon Russell 110
89. Tayshaun Prince 109
90. Bruce Bowen 108
91. Rick Barry* 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
96. Eddie Jones 105
  Charlie Ward 105
  Sam Cassell 105
99. J.R. Smith 104
100. Avery Johnson 102
101. Michael Finley 100
  A.C. Green 100
  Danny Green 100
104. Shawn Kemp 99
105. Stephen Jackson 98
  Terry Cummings 98
107. Elvin Hayes* 97
  Jack Sikma 97
109. Joe Johnson 96
110. Toni Kukoc 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
  Craig Hodges 95
113. Vince Carter 94
  Mario Elie 94
115. George McGinnis* 93
  Doug Christie 93
117. Paul Millsap 92
118. Deron Williams 91
  Maurice Lucas 91
  Chris Webber 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
  Eric Snow 91
123. Buck Williams 90
124. Norm Nixon 89
  Fat Lever 89
  Paul Westphal 89
127. Walter Davis 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
  Charles Johnson 88
  Alvan Adams 88
131. Richard Jefferson 87
  Mike Gale 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
  George Hill 87
135. Kurt Rambis 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Matt Barnes 85
138. Bill Laimbeer 84
  Moses Malone* 84
  Rick Fox 84
  Dwight Howard 84
  George Gervin* 84
143. Carmelo Anthony 83
144. B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
146. Paul Silas 81
  Aaron McKie 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Mike Conley 81
150. Tyrone Corbin 80
  Gar Heard 80
  Larry Hughes 80
153. Dale Davis 79
  Calvin Murphy* 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Antoine Walker 79
157. Dave Cowens* 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
159. Shane Battier 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
  Steve Smith 77
162. Kyrie Irving 76
  Peja Stojakovic 76
164. Klay Thompson 75
  Dan Issel* 75
166. Fred Brown 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
171. Sedale Threatt 73
  Chris Bosh 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
176. Bob McAdoo* 72
  Boris Diaw 72
  Al Horford 72
  Lamar Odom 72
  Nick Anderson 72
181. Pau Gasol 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
183. Johnny Moore 70
  Ricky Pierce 70
185. Kyle Korver 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
190. David West 68
  Luol Deng 68
192. George Lynch 67
  Nene Hilario 67
  P.J. Brown 67
  Kyle Lowry 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
197. Don Chaney 66
  Steve Nash 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Brian Taylor 66
  Josh Howard 66
202. Vinnie Johnson 65
  John Paxson 65
  James Posey 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Steve Mix 65
208. Jeff Teague 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Larry Kenon 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Mark Price 64
213. Scott Wedman 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
218. Tom Chambers 62
  David Wesley 62
  Ted McClain 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Chris Childs 62
224. Marcus Camby 61
225. Jimmy Butler 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  Artis Gilmore* 60
  John Havlicek* 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  Jamal Crawford 60
232. Phil Chenier 59
  Sean Elliott 59
  Iman Shumpert 59
  Larry Nance 59
236. Andrew Toney 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Delonte West 58
  Joakim Noah 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
242. Antonio Davis 57
  Caldwell Jones 57
244. James Silas 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Monta Ellis 56
  Rod Strickland 56
  Devean George 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Stacey Augmon 56

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Scottie Pippen* 395
2. LeBron James 389
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. Charles Oakley 178
  Kevin Garnett 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
  Tim Duncan 168
  Chris Paul 168
40. Ray Allen 164
  Dan Majerle 164
42. David Robinson* 151
  Andre Iguodala 151
44. Dirk Nowitzki 149
45. Chauncey Billups 148
  Derek Harper 148
47. Kawhi Leonard 147
  Allen Iverson* 147
49. Reggie Miller* 146
50. Robert Parish* 145
  Rasheed Wallace 145
52. James Harden 143
53. Clifford Robinson 141
  Ron Harper 141
55. Terry Porter 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Tony Allen 137
58. Kevin Johnson 132
  Bobby Jones 132
60. Mark Jackson 131
  Nate McMillan 131
  Stephen Curry 131
  Metta World Peace 131
64. Shawn Marion 128
65. Doc Rivers 125
66. Draymond Green 124
67. Patrick Ewing* 122
  Richard Hamilton 122
69. Kenyon Martin 121
70. Trevor Ariza 120
  John Starks 120
72. Anfernee Hardaway 119
  Hersey Hawkins 119
74. Mario Chalmers 118
  Sam Perkins 118
76. Vlade Divac 117
  Shaquille O'Neal* 117
78. Paul Pressey 116
  Mookie Blaylock 116
80. Lionel Hollins 114
  Baron Davis 114
82. Paul George 112
83. Mike Bibby 111
  Derrick McKey 111
  Kevin Durant 111
  Jason Terry 111
87. Bryon Russell 110
88. Tayshaun Prince 109
89. Bruce Bowen 108
90. Rick Barry* 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
95. Sam Cassell 105
  Eddie Jones 105
  Charlie Ward 105
98. J.R. Smith 104
99. Avery Johnson 102
100. Danny Green 100
  Michael Finley 100
  A.C. Green 100
103. Shawn Kemp 99
104. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
106. Jack Sikma 97
  Elvin Hayes* 97
108. Joe Johnson 96
109. T.R. Dunn 95
  Craig Hodges 95
  Toni Kukoc 95
112. Vince Carter 94
  Mario Elie 94
114. Doug Christie 93
115. Paul Millsap 92
116. Chris Webber 91
  Deron Williams 91
  Eric Snow 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
120. Buck Williams 90
121. Fat Lever 89
  Paul Westphal 89
  Norm Nixon 89
124. Tim Hardaway 88
  Walter Davis 88
  Alvan Adams 88
  Charles Johnson 88
128. Richard Jefferson 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
  George Hill 87
131. Kurt Rambis 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Matt Barnes 85
134. Bill Laimbeer 84
  Moses Malone* 84
  Dwight Howard 84
  Rick Fox 84
138. Carmelo Anthony 83
139. B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
141. Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Mike Conley 81
  Aaron McKie 81
  Paul Silas 81
145. Gar Heard 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
  Larry Hughes 80
148. Antoine Walker 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Dale Davis 79
  Calvin Murphy* 79
152. Gerald Henderson 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
154. Craig Ehlo 77
  Shane Battier 77
  Steve Smith 77
157. Peja Stojakovic 76
  Kyrie Irving 76
159. Klay Thompson 75
160. Cedric Maxwell 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
  Fred Brown 74
165. Sedale Threatt 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Chris Bosh 73
170. Lamar Odom 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
  Boris Diaw 72
  Al Horford 72
  Nick Anderson 72
175. Pau Gasol 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
  Maurice Lucas 71
178. Johnny Moore 70
  Ricky Pierce 70
180. Rashard Lewis 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
  Kyle Korver 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  George Gervin* 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
186. David West 68
  Luol Deng 68
188. George Lynch 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
  P.J. Brown 67
  Kyle Lowry 67
  Nene Hilario 67
193. Don Chaney 66
  Steve Nash 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Josh Howard 66
197. Steve Mix 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
  John Paxson 65
  James Posey 65
203. Jeff Teague 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Mark Price 64
207. Jo Jo White* 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Scott Wedman 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
212. Chris Childs 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  David Wesley 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
217. Marcus Camby 61
218. Leandro Barbosa 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  Jimmy Butler 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  Jamal Crawford 60
  John Havlicek* 60
224. Phil Chenier 59
  Sean Elliott 59
  Iman Shumpert 59
  Larry Nance 59
228. Andrew Toney 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Joakim Noah 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Delonte West 58
234. Antonio Davis 57
235. Devean George 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Monta Ellis 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Rod Strickland 56
244. Bradley Beal 55
  Larry Johnson 55
  Blake Griffin 55
  Rafer Alston 55
248. Rodney Rogers 54
  Kenny Smith 54
  Bill Cartwright 54
  Anthony Mason 54

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Don Buse 82
2. Brian Taylor 66
3. Julius Erving* 52
  George McGinnis* 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
  Dan Issel* 33
  Artis Gilmore* 33
15. Larry Kenon 30
16. Wendell Ladner 29
17. Wil Jones 28
  Bobby Jones 28
  Mack Calvin 28
20. Jimmy Jones 27
21. Len Elmore 26
22. Willie Wise 25
  Mike Barr 25
24. Kevin Joyce 24
  James Silas 24
26. Jim Eakins 22
  Darnell Hillman 22
28. John Williamson 21
  Chuck Williams 21
  Al Skinner 21
31. Bird Averitt 20
  Marvin Barnes 20
  Maurice Lucas 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
  Billy Paultz 13
  Roger Brown* 13
49. John Roche 12
  Mel Daniels* 12
51. Billy Shepherd 11
  Bo Lamar 11
53. Johnny Neumann 10
  Mike Green 10
  Jan Van Breda Kolff 10
  Kim Hughes 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. Tom Owens 6
  Caldwell Jones 6
  Donnie Freeman 6
68. George Carter 5
  Marv Roberts 5
  Johnny Baum 5
  Allan Bristow 5
72. Walter Simon 4
  George Adams 4
  Swen Nater 4
  Randy Denton 4
  Jimmy Foster 4
  Jim Bradley 4
  Wali Jones 4
  Red Robbins 4
  Bill Melchionni 4
  Joe Hamilton 4
  Billy Cunningham* 4
83. Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Chuck Terry 3
  Cincinnatus Powell 3
  George Irvine 3
  Dave Twardzik 3
  Mike Flynn 3
  Jim McDaniels 3
  Jim O'Brien 3
  Mark Olberding 3
92. Bob Warren 2
  Oliver Taylor 2
  Willard Sojourner 2
  Charles Jordan 2
  Jim Chones 2
  Steve Jones 2
  Al Smith 2
  Dan Roundfield 2
100. Donald Washington 1
  Goo Kennedy 1
  Monte Towe 1
  Henry Ward 1
  Barry Parkhill 1
  Marvin Webster 1
106. Roger Brown 0
  Billy Schaeffer 0
  Moses Malone* 0
  George Bucci 0
  Gene Moore 0
  Ed Manning 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  William Franklin 0
  Patrick McFarland 0
  Fly Williams 0
  Bob Netolicky 0
  Simmie Hill 0
  Dennis Wuycik 0
  Roy Ebron 0
  Charles Edge 0
  Hank Williams 0
  Travis Grant 0
  Goose Ligon 0
  Larry Miller 0
  John Beasley 0
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