NBA & ABA Progressive Leaders and Records for Steal Pct

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

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  Year-by-Year STL%   Active STL%   Career STL%   Single Season STL%
1973-74Larry Steele 3.63               Larry Steele 3.63
1974-75Slick Watts 4.20               Slick Watts 4.20
1975-76Slick Watts 4.19               Slick Watts 4.20
1976-77Don Buse 4.27               Don Buse 4.27
1977-78Ron Lee 5.03   Rick Barry* 2.72   Rick Barry* 2.72   Ron Lee 5.03
1978-79Quinn Buckner 4.00   Rick Barry* 2.58   Rick Barry* 2.58   Ron Lee 5.03
1979-80Dudley Bradley 4.78   Chris Ford 2.83   Chris Ford 2.83   Ron Lee 5.03
1980-81Dudley Bradley 4.74   Chris Ford 2.68   Chris Ford 2.68   Ron Lee 5.03
1981-82Maurice Cheeks 3.99   George McGinnis 2.59   George McGinnis 2.59   Ron Lee 5.03
1982-83Micheal Ray Richardson 4.05   Gus Williams 3.13   Gus Williams 3.13   Ron Lee 5.03
1983-84Darwin Cook 4.09   Don Buse 3.17   Don Buse 3.17   Ron Lee 5.03
1984-85Johnny Moore 3.93   Quinn Buckner 3.77   Quinn Buckner 3.77   Ron Lee 5.03
1985-86Alvin Robertson 4.84   Quinn Buckner 3.79   Quinn Buckner 3.79   Ron Lee 5.03
1986-87Alvin Robertson 4.55   Maurice Cheeks 3.37   Quinn Buckner 3.79   Ron Lee 5.03
1987-88John Stockton* 4.03   Maurice Cheeks 3.32   Quinn Buckner 3.79   Ron Lee 5.03
1988-89John Stockton* 4.06   Fat Lever 3.25   Quinn Buckner 3.79   Ron Lee 5.03
1989-90Alvin Robertson 3.90   Alvin Robertson 4.13   Alvin Robertson 4.13   Ron Lee 5.03
1990-91Alvin Robertson 4.73   Alvin Robertson 4.22   Alvin Robertson 4.22   Ron Lee 5.03
1991-92Alvin Robertson 4.28   Alvin Robertson 4.23   Alvin Robertson 4.23   Ron Lee 5.03
1992-93Nate McMillan 4.37   Alvin Robertson 4.20   Alvin Robertson 4.20   Ron Lee 5.03
1993-94Nate McMillan 5.78   John Stockton* 3.80   Alvin Robertson 4.20   Nate McMillan 5.78
1994-95Scottie Pippen* 4.01   John Stockton* 3.77   Alvin Robertson 4.20   Nate McMillan 5.78
1995-96Eric Murdock 4.26   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
1996-97Mookie Blaylock 3.84   Nate McMillan 3.76   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
1997-98Brevin Knight 4.22   Nate McMillan 3.75   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
1998-99Kendall Gill 4.38   John Stockton* 3.54   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
1999-00Eddie Jones 3.50   John Stockton* 3.52   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2000-01Mookie Blaylock 3.53   Mookie Blaylock 3.49   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2001-02Metta World Peace 4.52   John Stockton* 3.47   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2002-03Metta World Peace 3.60   John Stockton* 3.46   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2003-04Speedy Claxton 3.25   Doug Christie 3.11   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2004-05Larry Hughes 3.84   Doug Christie 3.08   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2005-06Gerald Wallace 3.74   Doug Christie 3.08   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2006-07Rajon Rondo 3.65   Brevin Knight 3.57   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2007-08Chris Paul 3.85   Brevin Knight 3.52   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2008-09Chris Paul 3.93   Brevin Knight 3.53   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2009-10Rajon Rondo 3.34   Metta World Peace 3.01   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2010-11Chris Paul 3.53   Chris Paul 3.44   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2011-12Chris Paul 3.75   Chris Paul 3.48   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2012-13Ricky Rubio 4.19   Chris Paul 3.52   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2013-14Ricky Rubio 3.57   Chris Paul 3.52   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2014-15Tony Allen 4.09   Chris Paul 3.44   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2015-16Ricky Rubio 3.52   Tony Allen 3.42   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
2016-17Thabo Sefolosha 4.14   Chris Paul 3.43   Alvin Robertson 4.12   Nate McMillan 5.78
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