NBA & ABA Career Trailers for Steals Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player SPG
1. Erwin Mueller 0.00
2. Hank Finkel 0.08
3. Steven Hunter 0.12
4. Steve Kuberski 0.13
5. Greg Foster 0.14
6. Greg Dreiling 0.17
7. Ryan Hollins 0.18
8. Eric Leckner 0.19
9. Walt Wesley 0.19
10. Steve Novak 0.20
11. Dick Barnett 0.20
12. Manute Bol 0.20
13. Tom Hammonds 0.24
14. Greg Ostertag 0.25
15. Greg Kite 0.25
16. Jarron Collins 0.25
17. Mark Madsen 0.26
18. Othella Harrington 0.26
19. Eric Montross 0.26
20. Dale Schlueter 0.26
21. Joel Przybilla 0.27
22. Joel Anthony 0.27
23. Robin Lopez 0.27
24. Joe Kleine 0.27
25. Tom McMillen 0.27
26. Malik Allen 0.27
27. Scott Hastings 0.28
28. Don Nelson* 0.28
29. Marreese Speights 0.28
30. Mark Landsberger 0.28
31. Will Perdue 0.29
32. Tim McCormick 0.29
33. Chris Mihm 0.29
34. Eddy Curry 0.29
35. Mark West 0.30
36. Wayne Cooper 0.30
37. Fred Foster 0.30
38. Samaki Walker 0.30
39. Brian Scalabrine 0.30
40. Matt Bullard 0.30
41. Charles Davis 0.31
42. Etan Thomas 0.31
43. Bill Wennington 0.31
44. Mikki Moore 0.32
45. Andrew Bynum 0.32
46. Brian Cook 0.32
47. Mitch Kupchak 0.32
48. Darvin Ham 0.33
49. Paul Mokeski 0.33
  Chucky Brown 0.33
51. Jake Voskuhl 0.33
52. Jamaal Magloire 0.33
53. James Jones 0.33
54. Erick Dampier 0.33
55. Kendrick Perkins 0.34
56. Kurt Nimphius 0.34
57. Jim McIlvaine 0.34
58. Sean Rooks 0.34
59. Michael Doleac 0.34
60. John Lambert 0.34
61. Marc Iavaroni 0.35
62. James Donaldson 0.35
63. Jeff Turner 0.35
64. Jason Kapono 0.35
65. Kevin McHale* 0.35
66. Lamar Green 0.36
  Lou Amundson 0.36
68. Dennis Awtrey 0.36
69. Rasual Butler 0.36
70. James Edwards 0.36
71. Matt Bonner 0.36
72. Harvey Catchings 0.36
73. Adonal Foyle 0.36
74. Tom Boerwinkle 0.36
75. Roger Mason 0.36
76. Antoine Carr 0.37
77. Anthony Tolliver 0.37
78. Alton Lister 0.37
79. Jerome Whitehead 0.37
80. Jason Smith 0.37
81. Jordan Hill 0.37
82. Austin Croshere 0.37
83. Jason Maxiell 0.37
84. Clyde Lee 0.38
85. Andrea Bargnani 0.38
86. Chris Dudley 0.38
87. DeSagana Diop 0.38
88. Omer Asik 0.38
89. Roy Hibbert 0.38
  John Crotty 0.38
91. Bob Kauffman 0.38
92. Terry Davis 0.38
93. Tony Massenburg 0.38
94. Wally Walker 0.38
95. Ronny Turiaf 0.38
96. Jerry Lucas* 0.38
97. Kosta Koufos 0.38
98. J.J. Barea 0.39
99. Nenad Krstic 0.39
100. Felton Spencer 0.39
101. Linas Kleiza 0.39
102. Yao Ming* 0.39
103. Damon Jones 0.39
104. JaVale McGee 0.39
105. Jeff Wilkins 0.39
106. Brendan Haywood 0.39
107. Aaron Williams 0.39
108. Blair Rasmussen 0.39
109. Stacey King 0.40
110. Spencer Hawes 0.40
111. Brandon Bass 0.40
112. David Wood 0.40
113. Kevin Restani 0.40
114. Mike Brown 0.40
115. Doug Overton 0.40
116. Scott Padgett 0.41
117. Duane Causwell 0.41
118. Rasho Nesterovic 0.41
119. Johan Petro 0.41
120. Dikembe Mutombo* 0.41
121. Danny Fortson 0.41
122. Dave Corzine 0.41
  Mark Bryant 0.41
124. Hakim Warrick 0.41
125. Kris Humphries 0.42
126. Andres Nocioni 0.42
127. Danny Ferry 0.42
128. Dahntay Jones 0.42
129. Mark Eaton 0.42
130. Brian Skinner 0.42
  Carl Landry 0.42
132. Vitaly Potapenko 0.42
133. Serge Ibaka 0.43
134. Bill Willoughby 0.43
135. Rik Smits 0.43
136. Jayson Williams 0.43
137. Nazr Mohammed 0.43
138. Hubert Davis 0.43
139. Jim Petersen 0.43
140. Joe Wolf 0.43
141. Jud Buechler 0.44
142. Trenton Hassell 0.44
  J.J. Redick 0.44
144. Chris Kaman 0.44
145. Jon Sundvold 0.44
146. Cherokee Parks 0.44
147. David Benoit 0.44
148. Darko Milicic 0.44
149. Gary Trent 0.44
150. Tree Rollins 0.44
151. Bob Rule 0.44
152. Derek Strong 0.45
153. Pat Garrity 0.45
154. John Battle 0.45
155. Rick Robey 0.45
156. Randy Breuer 0.45
157. Chris Andersen 0.45
158. Howard Porter 0.45
159. Andrew Lang 0.45
160. Don Reid 0.45
161. Michael Olowokandi 0.45
162. Jason Caffey 0.45
163. Kevin Kunnert 0.45
  Craig Smith 0.45
165. Pete Chilcutt 0.46
166. Clemon Johnson 0.46
167. Dan Gadzuric 0.46
168. Tim Perry 0.46
169. John Gianelli 0.46
170. Leon Douglas 0.46
171. Maurice Taylor 0.46
172. Brandon Rush 0.46
173. Steve Johnson 0.46
174. Joe Meriweather 0.46
175. Nate Thurmond* 0.46
176. Jermaine O'Neal 0.46
177. Curtis Rowe 0.47
178. Royal Ivey 0.47
179. Brad Lohaus 0.47
180. Thurl Bailey 0.47
181. Flynn Robinson 0.47
182. Randy Wittman 0.47
183. Ed Nealy 0.47
184. Darryl Dawkins 0.48
185. Antonio Davis 0.48
186. Wayne Ellington 0.48
187. Bill Cartwright 0.48
188. Sasha Pavlovic 0.48
189. Michael Ruffin 0.48
190. Kevin Duckworth 0.48
191. Jason Thompson 0.48
192. Francisco Elson 0.48
193. Tyler Hansbrough 0.48
194. Theo Ratliff 0.49
195. Matt Carroll 0.49
196. Olden Polynice 0.49
  Arron Afflalo 0.49
198. Donald Royal 0.49
199. Raef LaFrentz 0.49
200. Luc Longley 0.49
201. Danny Schayes 0.49
202. Samuel Dalembert 0.49
203. Alonzo Mourning* 0.49
204. Isaac Austin 0.50
205. Adam Keefe 0.50
206. Marcin Gortat 0.50
207. Michael Curry 0.50
208. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 0.50
209. Jason Collins 0.50
210. Jannero Pargo 0.50
211. Charlie Villanueva 0.50
212. Tony Battie 0.50
213. Fred Roberts 0.50
214. Lloyd Neal 0.50
215. Earl Cureton 0.51
216. Kevin Ollie 0.51
217. Nick Collison 0.51
218. Corie Blount 0.51
219. Carlos Arroyo 0.51
  Carl Herrera 0.51
221. Udonis Haslem 0.51
222. Eric Piatkowski 0.51
223. Greg Smith 0.51
224. James Bailey 0.51
225. Chris Wilcox 0.51
226. J.J. Hickson 0.51
227. DeShawn Stevenson 0.51
228. Jim Fox 0.51
229. John Brown 0.51
230. Sam Bowie 0.51
231. Martell Webster 0.52
232. Tyronn Lue 0.52
233. Duane Ferrell 0.52
234. Josh McRoberts 0.52
235. Mehmet Okur 0.52
236. Jacque Vaughn 0.52
237. Maurice Evans 0.52
  Steve Kerr 0.52
239. Chase Budinger 0.52
240. Pau Gasol 0.52
241. Kenny Walker 0.52
242. Ian Mahinmi 0.53
243. Taj Gibson 0.53
244. Scott Williams 0.53
245. Pat Cummings 0.53
246. Caldwell Jones 0.53
247. Troy Hudson 0.53
248. Terry Dehere 0.53
249. Walt Hazzard 0.53
250. Travis Outlaw 0.53

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player SPG
1. Hank Finkel 0.08
2. Steven Hunter 0.12
3. Steve Kuberski 0.13
4. Greg Foster 0.14
5. Greg Dreiling 0.17
6. Ryan Hollins 0.18
7. Eric Leckner 0.19
8. Walt Wesley 0.19
9. Steve Novak 0.20
10. Dick Barnett 0.20
11. Manute Bol 0.20
12. Tom Hammonds 0.24
13. Greg Ostertag 0.25
14. Greg Kite 0.25
15. Jarron Collins 0.25
16. Mark Madsen 0.26
17. Othella Harrington 0.26
18. Eric Montross 0.26
19. Dale Schlueter 0.26
20. Joel Przybilla 0.27
21. Joel Anthony 0.27
22. Robin Lopez 0.27
23. Joe Kleine 0.27
24. Tom McMillen 0.27
25. Malik Allen 0.27
26. Scott Hastings 0.28
27. Don Nelson* 0.28
28. Marreese Speights 0.28
29. Mark Landsberger 0.28
30. Will Perdue 0.29
31. Tim McCormick 0.29
32. Chris Mihm 0.29
33. Eddy Curry 0.29
34. Mark West 0.30
35. Wayne Cooper 0.30
36. Fred Foster 0.30
37. Samaki Walker 0.30
38. Brian Scalabrine 0.30
39. Matt Bullard 0.30
40. Charles Davis 0.31
41. Etan Thomas 0.31
42. Bill Wennington 0.31
43. Mikki Moore 0.32
44. Andrew Bynum 0.32
45. Brian Cook 0.32
46. Mitch Kupchak 0.32
47. Darvin Ham 0.33
48. Paul Mokeski 0.33
  Chucky Brown 0.33
50. Jake Voskuhl 0.33
51. Jamaal Magloire 0.33
52. James Jones 0.33
53. Erick Dampier 0.33
54. Kendrick Perkins 0.34
55. Kurt Nimphius 0.34
56. Jim McIlvaine 0.34
57. Sean Rooks 0.34
58. Michael Doleac 0.34
59. John Lambert 0.34
60. Marc Iavaroni 0.35
61. James Donaldson 0.35
62. Jeff Turner 0.35
63. Wali Jones 0.35
64. Jason Kapono 0.35
65. Kevin McHale* 0.35
66. Lou Amundson 0.36
67. Dennis Awtrey 0.36
68. Rasual Butler 0.36
69. James Edwards 0.36
70. Matt Bonner 0.36
71. Harvey Catchings 0.36
72. Adonal Foyle 0.36
73. Tom Boerwinkle 0.36
74. Roger Mason 0.36
75. Antoine Carr 0.37
76. Anthony Tolliver 0.37
77. Alton Lister 0.37
78. Jerome Whitehead 0.37
79. Jason Smith 0.37
80. Jordan Hill 0.37
81. Austin Croshere 0.37
82. Jason Maxiell 0.37
83. Clyde Lee 0.38
84. Andrea Bargnani 0.38
85. Chris Dudley 0.38
86. DeSagana Diop 0.38
87. Marvin Webster 0.38
88. Omer Asik 0.38
89. Roy Hibbert 0.38
  John Crotty 0.38
91. Bob Kauffman 0.38
92. Terry Davis 0.38
93. Tony Massenburg 0.38
94. Wally Walker 0.38
95. Ronny Turiaf 0.38
96. Jerry Lucas* 0.38
97. Kosta Koufos 0.38
98. J.J. Barea 0.39
99. Nenad Krstic 0.39
100. Felton Spencer 0.39
101. Linas Kleiza 0.39
102. Yao Ming* 0.39
103. Damon Jones 0.39
104. JaVale McGee 0.39
105. Jeff Wilkins 0.39
106. Brendan Haywood 0.39
107. Aaron Williams 0.39
108. Blair Rasmussen 0.39
109. Stacey King 0.40
110. Spencer Hawes 0.40
111. Brandon Bass 0.40
112. David Wood 0.40
113. Kevin Restani 0.40
114. Mike Brown 0.40
115. Doug Overton 0.40
116. Scott Padgett 0.41
117. Duane Causwell 0.41
118. Rasho Nesterovic 0.41
119. Johan Petro 0.41
120. Dikembe Mutombo* 0.41
121. Danny Fortson 0.41
122. Dave Corzine 0.41
  Mark Bryant 0.41
124. Hakim Warrick 0.41
125. Kris Humphries 0.42
126. Andres Nocioni 0.42
127. Danny Ferry 0.42
128. Dahntay Jones 0.42
129. Mark Eaton 0.42
130. Brian Skinner 0.42
  Carl Landry 0.42
132. Vitaly Potapenko 0.42
133. Serge Ibaka 0.43
134. Bill Willoughby 0.43
135. Rik Smits 0.43
136. Jayson Williams 0.43
137. Nazr Mohammed 0.43
138. Billy Paultz 0.43
139. Dave Robisch 0.43
140. Hubert Davis 0.43
141. Jim Petersen 0.43
142. Joe Wolf 0.43
143. Jud Buechler 0.44
144. Trenton Hassell 0.44
  J.J. Redick 0.44
146. Chris Kaman 0.44
147. Jon Sundvold 0.44
148. Cherokee Parks 0.44
149. David Benoit 0.44
150. Darko Milicic 0.44
151. Gary Trent 0.44
152. Tree Rollins 0.44
153. Bob Rule 0.44
154. Derek Strong 0.45
155. Pat Garrity 0.45
156. John Battle 0.45
157. Rick Robey 0.45
158. Randy Breuer 0.45
159. Caldwell Jones 0.45
160. Chris Andersen 0.45
161. Howard Porter 0.45
162. Andrew Lang 0.45
163. Don Reid 0.45
164. Michael Olowokandi 0.45
165. Jason Caffey 0.45
166. Kevin Kunnert 0.45
  Craig Smith 0.45
168. Pete Chilcutt 0.46
169. Clemon Johnson 0.46
170. Dan Gadzuric 0.46
171. Tim Perry 0.46
172. John Gianelli 0.46
173. Leon Douglas 0.46
174. Maurice Taylor 0.46
175. Brandon Rush 0.46
176. Steve Johnson 0.46
177. Joe Meriweather 0.46
178. Nate Thurmond* 0.46
179. Jermaine O'Neal 0.46
180. Curtis Rowe 0.47
181. Royal Ivey 0.47
182. Brad Lohaus 0.47
183. Thurl Bailey 0.47
184. Tom Owens 0.47
185. Randy Wittman 0.47
186. Ed Nealy 0.47
187. Darryl Dawkins 0.48
188. Antonio Davis 0.48
189. Wayne Ellington 0.48
190. Bill Cartwright 0.48
191. Sasha Pavlovic 0.48
192. Michael Ruffin 0.48
193. Kevin Duckworth 0.48
194. Jason Thompson 0.48
195. Francisco Elson 0.48
196. Tyler Hansbrough 0.48
197. Theo Ratliff 0.49
198. Matt Carroll 0.49
199. Olden Polynice 0.49
  Arron Afflalo 0.49
201. Donald Royal 0.49
202. Raef LaFrentz 0.49
203. Luc Longley 0.49
204. Danny Schayes 0.49
205. Samuel Dalembert 0.49
206. Alonzo Mourning* 0.49
207. Isaac Austin 0.50
208. Adam Keefe 0.50
209. Marcin Gortat 0.50
210. Michael Curry 0.50
211. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 0.50
212. Jason Collins 0.50
213. Jannero Pargo 0.50
214. Charlie Villanueva 0.50
215. Tony Battie 0.50
216. Fred Roberts 0.50
217. Lloyd Neal 0.50
218. Earl Cureton 0.51
219. Kevin Ollie 0.51
220. Nick Collison 0.51
221. Corie Blount 0.51
222. Carl Herrera 0.51
  Carlos Arroyo 0.51
224. Udonis Haslem 0.51
225. Eric Piatkowski 0.51
226. Greg Smith 0.51
227. James Bailey 0.51
228. Chris Wilcox 0.51
229. J.J. Hickson 0.51
230. DeShawn Stevenson 0.51
231. Jim Fox 0.51
232. John Brown 0.51
233. Sam Bowie 0.51
234. Martell Webster 0.52
235. Tyronn Lue 0.52
236. Artis Gilmore* 0.52
237. Duane Ferrell 0.52
238. Josh McRoberts 0.52
239. Mehmet Okur 0.52
240. Jacque Vaughn 0.52
241. Maurice Evans 0.52
  Steve Kerr 0.52
243. Chase Budinger 0.52
244. Pau Gasol 0.52
245. Kenny Walker 0.52
246. Ian Mahinmi 0.53
247. Taj Gibson 0.53
248. Scott Williams 0.53
249. Pat Cummings 0.53
250. Swen Nater 0.53

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player SPG
1. Ted McClain 2.04
2. Julius Erving* 2.37
3. Fatty Taylor 2.59
4. Don Buse 2.73