NBA & ABA Progressive Playoff Leaders and Records for Steals Per Game

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

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Table
  Year-by-Year SPG   Active SPG   Career SPG   Single Season SPG
1973-74Phil Chenier 1.86   Walt Frazier* 1.75   Walt Frazier* 1.75   Phil Chenier 1.86
1974-75Walt Frazier* 3.67   Rick Barry* 2.94   Rick Barry* 2.94   Walt Frazier* 3.67
1975-76Steve Mix 3.67   Rick Barry* 2.93   Rick Barry* 2.93   Steve Mix
Walt Frazier*
3.67
1976-77Norm Van Lier 3.33   Rick Barry* 2.62   Rick Barry* 2.62   Steve Mix
Walt Frazier*
3.67
1977-78Gus Williams 2.05   Rick Barry* 2.62   Rick Barry* 2.62   Walt Frazier*
Steve Mix
3.67
1978-79Maurice Cheeks 4.11   Rick Barry* 2.50   Rick Barry* 2.50   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1979-80Magic Johnson* 3.06   Maurice Cheeks 3.04   Maurice Cheeks 3.04   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1980-81Maurice Cheeks 2.50   Maurice Cheeks 2.84   Maurice Cheeks 2.84   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1981-82Magic Johnson* 2.86   Magic Johnson* 2.94   Magic Johnson* 2.94   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1982-83Johnny Moore 2.55   Magic Johnson* 2.73   Magic Johnson* 2.73   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1983-84Micheal Ray Richardson 3.09   Maurice Cheeks 2.55   Maurice Cheeks 2.55   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1984-85Michael Jordan* 2.75   Maurice Cheeks 2.53   Maurice Cheeks 2.53   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1985-86Derek Harper 2.30   Maurice Cheeks 2.36   Maurice Cheeks 2.36   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1986-87John Stockton* 3.00   Isiah Thomas* 2.42   Isiah Thomas* 2.42   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1987-88Alvin Robertson 4.00   Isiah Thomas* 2.61   Isiah Thomas* 2.61   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1988-89John Stockton* 3.67   Michael Jordan* 2.43   Michael Jordan* 2.43   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1989-90Michael Jordan* 2.81   Michael Jordan* 2.55   Michael Jordan* 2.55   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1990-91Tim Hardaway 3.11   Michael Jordan* 2.50   Michael Jordan* 2.50   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1991-92Mookie Blaylock 3.75   Michael Jordan* 2.38   Michael Jordan* 2.38   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1992-93Ron Harper 3.00   Michael Jordan* 2.32   Michael Jordan* 2.32   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1993-94Charles Barkley* 2.50   John Stockton* 2.12   Michael Jordan* 2.32   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1994-95Nate McMillan 2.50   Michael Jordan* 2.32   Michael Jordan* 2.32   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1995-96Clyde Drexler*
Robert Horry
2.62   Michael Jordan* 2.26   Michael Jordan* 2.26   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1996-97Kevin Johnson 2.60   Michael Jordan* 2.18   Maurice Cheeks 2.22   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1997-98Jason Kidd 4.00   Mookie Blaylock 2.18   Maurice Cheeks 2.22   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1998-99Allen Iverson* 2.50   Mookie Blaylock 2.15   Maurice Cheeks 2.22   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
1999-00Eddie Jones 2.50   Mookie Blaylock 2.15   Maurice Cheeks 2.22   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2000-01Baron Davis 2.80   Mookie Blaylock 2.15   Maurice Cheeks 2.22   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2001-02Baron Davis 3.56   Allen Iverson* 2.16   Maurice Cheeks 2.22   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2002-03Metta World Peace 2.50   Baron Davis 2.54   Baron Davis 2.54   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2003-04Brevin Knight 2.80   Baron Davis 2.34   Baron Davis 2.34   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2004-05Andre Iguodala 2.80   Baron Davis 2.34   Baron Davis 2.34   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2005-06Larry Hughes 2.22   Baron Davis 2.34   Baron Davis 2.34   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2006-07Baron Davis 2.91   Baron Davis 2.48   Baron Davis 2.48   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2007-08Chris Paul 2.33   Baron Davis 2.48   Baron Davis 2.48   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2008-09Mario Chalmers 2.86   Baron Davis 2.48   Baron Davis 2.48   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2009-10Manu Ginobili 2.60   Baron Davis 2.48   Baron Davis 2.48   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2010-11Manu Ginobili 2.60   Baron Davis 2.48   Baron Davis 2.48   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2011-12Jason Kidd 3.00   Baron Davis 2.28   Baron Davis 2.28   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2012-13Monta Ellis 2.50   Chris Paul 2.20   Baron Davis 2.28   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2013-14Chris Paul 2.85   Chris Paul 2.36   Chris Paul 2.36   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2014-15Jimmy Butler 2.42   Chris Paul 2.26   Baron Davis 2.28   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
2015-16Trevor Ariza
Kawhi Leonard
2.60   Chris Paul 2.26   Baron Davis 2.28   Maurice Cheeks 4.11
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