NBA & ABA Progressive Playoff 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
1973-74Don Chaney
John Havlicek*
24   John Havlicek*
Don Chaney
24   John Havlicek*
Don Chaney
24   Don Chaney
John Havlicek*
24
1974-75Rick Barry* 50   Rick Barry* 50   Rick Barry* 50   Rick Barry* 50
1975-76Gar Heard 39   Rick Barry* 88   Rick Barry* 88   Rick Barry* 50
1976-77Lionel Hollins 47   Rick Barry* 105   Rick Barry* 105   Rick Barry* 50
1977-78Gus Williams 45   Rick Barry* 105   Rick Barry* 105   Rick Barry* 50
1978-79Maurice Cheeks 37   Rick Barry* 105   Rick Barry* 105   Rick Barry* 50
1979-80Magic Johnson* 49   Gus Williams 132   Gus Williams 132   Rick Barry* 50
1980-81Robert Reid 50   Julius Erving* 132   Julius Erving*
Gus Williams
132   Robert Reid
Rick Barry*
50
1981-82Maurice Cheeks 48   Maurice Cheeks 170   Maurice Cheeks 170   Rick Barry*
Robert Reid
50
1982-83Magic Johnson* 34   Maurice Cheeks 196   Maurice Cheeks 196   Rick Barry*
Robert Reid
50
1983-84Larry Bird* 54   Maurice Cheeks 209   Maurice Cheeks 209   Larry Bird* 54
1984-85Byron Scott 41   Maurice Cheeks 240   Maurice Cheeks 240   Larry Bird* 54
1985-86Danny Ainge 41   Maurice Cheeks 253   Maurice Cheeks 253   Larry Bird* 54
1986-87Isiah Thomas* 39   Magic Johnson* 263   Magic Johnson* 263   Larry Bird* 54
1987-88Isiah Thomas* 66   Magic Johnson* 297   Magic Johnson* 297   Isiah Thomas* 66
1988-89Michael Jordan* 42   Magic Johnson* 324   Magic Johnson* 324   Isiah Thomas* 66
1989-90Clyde Drexler* 53   Magic Johnson* 335   Magic Johnson* 335   Isiah Thomas* 66
1990-91Scottie Pippen* 42   Magic Johnson* 358   Magic Johnson* 358   Isiah Thomas* 66
1991-92Michael Jordan* 44   Larry Bird* 296   Magic Johnson* 358   Isiah Thomas* 66
1992-93Scottie Pippen* 41   Maurice Cheeks 295   Magic Johnson* 358   Isiah Thomas* 66
1993-94Derek Harper 42   Isiah Thomas* 234   Magic Johnson* 358   Isiah Thomas* 66
1994-95Anfernee Hardaway 40   Michael Jordan* 281   Magic Johnson* 358   Isiah Thomas* 66
1995-96Scottie Pippen* 47   Magic Johnson* 358   Magic Johnson* 358   Isiah Thomas* 66
1996-97John Stockton*
Hakeem Olajuwon*
33   Michael Jordan* 344   Magic Johnson* 358   Isiah Thomas* 66
1997-98Scottie Pippen* 45   Michael Jordan* 376   Michael Jordan* 376   Isiah Thomas* 66
1998-99Charlie Ward 35   Scottie Pippen* 351   Michael Jordan* 376   Isiah Thomas* 66
1999-00Scottie Pippen*
Kobe Bryant
32   Scottie Pippen* 383   Scottie Pippen* 383   Isiah Thomas* 66
2000-01Allen Iverson* 52   Scottie Pippen* 391   Scottie Pippen* 391   Isiah Thomas* 66
2001-02Jason Kidd 34   Scottie Pippen* 395   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2002-03Ben Wallace 42   Scottie Pippen* 395   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2003-04Ben Wallace 44   Scottie Pippen* 395   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2004-05Ben Wallace 43   Robert Horry 255   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2005-06Dwyane Wade 51   Robert Horry 260   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2006-07LeBron James 34   Robert Horry 271   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2007-08Rajon Rondo 45   Robert Horry 276   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2008-09Kobe Bryant 38   Kobe Bryant 247   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2009-10Rajon Rondo 46   Kobe Bryant 278   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2010-11Jason Kidd 40   Kobe Bryant 294   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2011-12Rajon Rondo 45   Kobe Bryant 310   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2012-13LeBron James 41   Kobe Bryant 310   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2013-14Russell Westbrook
Paul George
41   Kobe Bryant 310   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2014-15Stephen Curry 39   Kobe Bryant 310   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
2015-16LeBron James 49   LeBron James 354   Scottie Pippen* 395   Isiah Thomas* 66
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