NBA & ABA Progressive Leaders and Records for Steals

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

Table
  Year-by-Year STL   Active STL   Career STL   Single Season STL
1973-74Larry Steele 217   Larry Steele 217   Larry Steele 217   Larry Steele 217
1974-75Rick Barry* 228   Larry Steele 400   Larry Steele 400   Rick Barry* 228
1975-76Slick Watts 261   Rick Barry* 599   Rick Barry* 599   Slick Watts 261
1976-77Don Buse 281   Slick Watts 780   Slick Watts 780   Don Buse 281
1977-78Ron Lee 225   Rick Barry* 929   Rick Barry* 929   Don Buse 281
1978-79Norm Nixon
Eddie Jordan
201   Rick Barry* 1024   Rick Barry* 1024   Don Buse 281
1979-80Micheal Ray Richardson 265   Randy Smith 1143   Randy Smith 1143   Don Buse 281
1980-81Micheal Ray Richardson 232   Randy Smith 1256   Randy Smith 1256   Don Buse 281
1981-82Micheal Ray Richardson 213   Randy Smith 1347   Randy Smith 1347   Don Buse 281
1982-83Rickey Green 220   Randy Smith 1403   Randy Smith 1403   Don Buse 281
1983-84Rickey Green 215   Gus Williams 1347   Randy Smith 1403   Don Buse 281
1984-85Micheal Ray Richardson 243   Gus Williams 1525   Gus Williams 1525   Don Buse 281
1985-86Alvin Robertson 301   Gus Williams 1621   Gus Williams 1621   Alvin Robertson 301
1986-87Alvin Robertson 260   Maurice Cheeks 1670   Maurice Cheeks 1670   Alvin Robertson 301
1987-88Michael Jordan* 259   Maurice Cheeks 1837   Maurice Cheeks 1837   Alvin Robertson 301
1988-89John Stockton* 263   Maurice Cheeks 1942   Maurice Cheeks 1942   Alvin Robertson 301
1989-90Michael Jordan* 227   Maurice Cheeks 2066   Maurice Cheeks 2066   Alvin Robertson 301
1990-91Alvin Robertson 246   Maurice Cheeks 2194   Maurice Cheeks 2194   Alvin Robertson 301
1991-92John Stockton* 244   Maurice Cheeks 2277   Maurice Cheeks 2277   Alvin Robertson 301
1992-93Michael Jordan* 221   Maurice Cheeks 2310   Maurice Cheeks 2310   Alvin Robertson 301
1993-94Nate McMillan 216   John Stockton* 2031   Maurice Cheeks 2310   Alvin Robertson 301
1994-95Scottie Pippen* 232   John Stockton* 2225   Maurice Cheeks 2310   Alvin Robertson 301
1995-96Gary Payton* 231   John Stockton* 2365   John Stockton* 2365   Alvin Robertson 301
1996-97Mookie Blaylock 212   John Stockton* 2531   John Stockton* 2531   Alvin Robertson 301
1997-98Brevin Knight 196   John Stockton* 2620   John Stockton* 2620   Alvin Robertson 301
1998-99Kendall Gill 134   John Stockton* 2701   John Stockton* 2701   Alvin Robertson 301
1999-00Eddie Jones 192   John Stockton* 2844   John Stockton* 2844   Alvin Robertson 301
2000-01Doug Christie 183   John Stockton* 2976   John Stockton* 2976   Alvin Robertson 301
2001-02Jason Kidd 175   John Stockton* 3128   John Stockton* 3128   Alvin Robertson 301
2002-03Allen Iverson* 225   John Stockton* 3265   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2003-04Shawn Marion 167   Scottie Pippen* 2307   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2004-05Allen Iverson* 180   Gary Payton* 2331   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2005-06Chris Paul 175   Gary Payton* 2402   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2006-07Shawn Marion 156   Gary Payton* 2445   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2007-08Chris Paul 217   Jason Kidd 2038   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2008-09Chris Paul 216   Jason Kidd 2198   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2009-10Rajon Rondo 189   Jason Kidd 2343   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2010-11Chris Paul 188   Jason Kidd 2477   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2011-12Chris Paul 152   Jason Kidd 2559   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2012-13Mike Conley 174   Jason Kidd 2684   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2013-14Ricky Rubio 191   Kobe Bryant 1835   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2014-15Stephen Curry 163   Kobe Bryant 1882   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
2015-16Stephen Curry 169   Kobe Bryant 1944   John Stockton* 3265   Alvin Robertson 301
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