NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Steals

Active players are listed in bold
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
Steals since 1973-74 (1972-73 for ABA)

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1.John Stockton* 3265
2.Jason Kidd* 2684
3.Michael Jordan* 2514
4.Gary Payton* 2445
5.Chris Paul 2314
6.Maurice Cheeks* 2310
7.Scottie Pippen* 2307
8.Julius Erving* 2272
9.Clyde Drexler* 2207
10.Hakeem Olajuwon* 2162
11.Alvin Robertson 2112
12.Karl Malone* 2085
13.Mookie Blaylock 2075
14.LeBron James 2058
15.Allen Iverson* 1983
16.Derek Harper 1957
17.Kobe Bryant* 1944
18.Isiah Thomas* 1861
19.Kevin Garnett* 1859
20.Don Buse 1818
21.Shawn Marion 1759
22.Paul Pierce 1752
23.Andre Iguodala 1727
24.Magic Johnson* 1724
25.Metta World Peace 1721
26.Ron Harper 1716
27.Fat Lever 1666
28.Charles Barkley* 1648
29.Gus Williams 1638
30.Hersey Hawkins 1622
31.Eddie Jones 1620
 Dwyane Wade 1620
33.Rod Strickland 1616
34.Mark Jackson 1608
35.Jason Terry 1603
36.Russell Westbrook 1597
37.Trevor Ariza 1595
38.Terry Porter 1583
39.Doc Rivers 1563
40.Larry Bird* 1556
41.Doug Christie 1555
42.Andre Miller 1546
43.Nate McMillan 1544
44.Jeff Hornacek 1536
45.Vince Carter 1530
 Chris Mullin* 1530
 Baron Davis 1530
48.Kendall Gill 1519
49.Reggie Miller* 1505
50.Dennis Johnson* 1477
 Rajon Rondo 1477
52.Thaddeus Young 1465
53.Micheal Ray Richardson 1463
54.Ray Allen* 1451
55.George McGinnis* 1448
56.Jerome Kersey 1439
57.Tim Hardaway 1428
58.Monta Ellis 1409
59.Randy Smith 1403
60.Clifford Robinson 1402
61.Manu Ginóbili 1392
62.David Robinson* 1388
63.Bobby Jones* 1387
64.Dominique Wilkins* 1378
65.Muggsy Bogues 1369
 Ben Wallace 1369
67.James Harden 1364
68.Derek Fisher 1352
69.Charles Oakley 1351
70.Mike Gale 1349
71.Rickey Green 1348
72.Quinn Buckner 1337
73.T.R. Dunn 1316
74.Paul Millsap 1303
75.Latrell Sprewell 1294
76.Alvan Adams 1289
77.Vlade Divac* 1288
78.George Gervin* 1283
79.Kyle Lowry 1281
80.Walter Davis 1280
 David Wesley 1280
82.John Lucas 1273
83.Stephen Curry 1265
84.Kenny Anderson 1258
85.Mike Conley 1257
86.Terry Cummings 1255
87.Grant Hill* 1248
88.Brevin Knight 1229
89.Tyrone Corbin 1228
90.Byron Scott 1224
91.Robert Parish* 1219
92.Mitch Richmond* 1211
93.Dirk Nowitzki 1210
94.Reggie Theus 1206
95.Gerald Wallace 1200
96.Moses Malone* 1199
 Grant Long 1199
98.Ray Williams 1198
99.Chris Webber 1197
100.Dan Majerle 1194
101.Paul George 1191
102.Norm Nixon 1187
103.Shawn Kemp 1185
104.Jamal Crawford 1179
105.Rudy Gay 1177
106.Mike Bibby 1172
107.Carmelo Anthony 1170
108.Calvin Murphy* 1165
109.Caron Butler 1163
110.Jack Sikma* 1162
111.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1160
112.Tony Allen 1158
 Robert Horry 1158
114.Jay Humphries 1153
115.Chris Ford 1152
116.Fred Brown 1149
117.Raymond Felton 1144
118.Horace Grant 1143
119.Terrell Brandon 1142
120.Jrue Holiday 1140
121.Sedale Threatt 1138
122.Patrick Ewing* 1136
 Tracy McGrady* 1136
124.Danny Ainge 1133
 Darrell Armstrong 1133
126.Ricky Rubio 1130
127.Anfernee Hardaway 1125
128.Sleepy Floyd 1120
 Lindsey Hunter 1120
130.Rashard Lewis 1115
131.Nick Anderson 1114
132.Stephen Jackson 1109
133.Brian Taylor 1106
134.Sam Perkins 1105
135.Rick Barry* 1104
136.Andrei Kirilenko 1097
137.Larry Hughes 1092
138.Rasheed Wallace 1090
 Darrell Walker 1090
140.Antoine Walker 1085
 Ricky Sobers 1085
 Lester Conner 1085
143.Josh Smith 1083
144.Kevin Johnson 1082
145.Michael Adams 1081
146.Buck Williams 1080
147.Tom Gugliotta 1079
148.Derrick McKey 1072
149.Joe Johnson 1071
150.Alex English* 1067
151.Johnny Newman 1064
152.Sam Cassell 1058
153.Lionel Hollins 1053
 Tony Parker 1053
155.Chauncey Billups 1051
156.Michael Cage 1050
157.Jamaal Wilkes* 1049
158.Antawn Jamison 1048
159.Darwin Cook 1044
160.James Worthy* 1041
 Nenê Hilário 1041
 Dwight Howard 1041
163.Michael Cooper 1033
 A.C. Green 1033
165.Mickey Johnson 1025
 Tim Duncan* 1025
167.Corey Brewer 1023
168.Paul Westphal* 1022
 Stephon Marbury 1022
170.Johnny Moore 1017
171.John Wall 1016
172.Jimmy Butler 1011
173.Kawhi Leonard 1009
174.Avery Johnson 1007
175.John Drew 1004
176.Danny Manning 1000
177.Sam Lacey 999
178.Devin Harris 998
179.Paul Pressey 997
180.Michael Finley 996
181.Jason Richardson 995
182.Foots Walker 992
183.Craig Ehlo 989
184.Shane Battier 988
185.Dell Curry 985
186.Vernon Maxwell 975
 Eric Snow 975
188.Dale Ellis 974
 Stacey Augmon 974
 J.R. Smith 974
191.Robert Reid 973
192.Kirk Hinrich 972
193.Marcus Camby 967
 Rick Fox 967
195.Kevin Durant 962
196.Slick Watts 961
197.Kevin Willis 958
 Glen Rice 958
199.Brent Barry 955
200.Damon Stoudamire 953
201.Larry Kenon 952
 Mike Woodson 952
203.John Starks 951
 Jim Paxson 951
205.Mario Chalmers 950
206.Adrian Dantley* 944
207.Eric Bledsoe 943
 Dan Issel* 943
209.Elton Brand 940
 Dudley Bradley 940
211.M.L. Carr 939
 Gerald Henderson 939
213.Thabo Sefolosha 935
 Fatty Taylor 935
215.Jason Williams 933
216.Darrell Griffith 931
217.Allen Leavell 929
 Jeff Teague 929
219.Vern Fleming 926
220.Sidney Moncrief* 924
221.Spud Webb 922
222.Lou Williams 921
223.Chris Morris 917
 James Posey 917
 Christian Laettner 917
226.John Long 912
 P.J. Brown 912
 Aaron McKie 912
229.World B. Free 910
 Darnell Valentine 910
231.Gerald Wilkins 907
232.Joe Dumars* 902
233.Steve Nash* 899
234.Kenyon Martin 893
235.Marques Johnson 888
 Kemba Walker 888
237.Greg Anthony 887
238.Tom Chambers 885
239.Steve Mix 884
 Andre Drummond 884
 Gilbert Arenas 884
242.Luol Deng 880
 Clarence Weatherspoon 880
244.Purvis Short 878
 Cuttino Mobley 878
246.Greg Ballard 877
247.Bryon Russell 874
248.Earl Watson 873
249.Larry Nance 872
250.Jerry Stackhouse 869
 Draymond Green 869
 Ron Lee 869

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1.Fatty Taylor 803
2.Julius Erving* 764
3.Don Buse 658
4.Ted McClain 638
5.Ralph Simpson 549
6.George McGinnis* 525
7.Mike Gale 509
8.Brian Taylor 500
9.Ron Boone 403
10.Joe Caldwell 385
11.Warren Jabali 384
12.James Silas 356
13.Freddie Lewis 355
14.Mack Calvin 346
15.George Gervin* 342
16.Bobby Jones* 337
17.Chuck Williams 319
18.Bo Lamar 300
19.Wil Jones 297
20.Gene Littles 277
 Larry Kenon 277
22.Billy Cunningham* 275
23.Bird Averitt 256
24.Dave Twardzik 254
25.Dan Issel* 245
26.Rich Jones 239
27.Coby Dietrick 238
28.Louie Dampier* 236
29.Darnell Hillman 223
 John Williamson 223
31.George Karl 221
32.Marvin Barnes 220
33.Billy Knight 207
34.Caldwell Jones 205
35.Len Elmore 203
36.Mike Green 200
37.Willie Wise 197
38.Johnny Neumann 189
39.Billy Paultz 180
40.Artis Gilmore* 178
41.Stew Johnson 176
42.Bill Melchionni 172
43.Kevin Joyce 170
44.Al Smith 169
45.Maurice Lucas 164
 George Carter 164
47.Billy Shepherd 163
48.Dave Robisch 162
49.Ronald Thomas 160
50.Mike Barr 158
51.Jim Eakins 156
52.Byron Beck 155
 Bill Keller 155
54.Jimmy Jones 154
55.Jimmy O'Brien 152
56.Tim Bassett 149
57.Wendell Ladner 140
58.Gerald Govan 139
59.Ed Manning 137
60.David Thompson* 136
61.Goo Kennedy 133
62.Gus Gerard 132
63.M.L. Carr 127
64.Collis Jones 126
65.Randy Denton 121
66.Al Skinner 120
 John Roche 120
68.Charles Edge 117
 George Thompson 117
 Mike Jackson 117
71.Donnie Freeman 113
 Jan van Breda Kolff 113
73.Moses Malone* 110
 Marv Roberts 110
75.Swen Nater 106
 Travis Grant 106
77.Roger Brown* 103
 Ticky Burden 103
79.Tom Owens 101
80.Kim Hughes 98
81.Mel Daniels* 96
82.Chuck Terry 91
83.Joe Hamilton 88
 George Adams 88
85.Barry Parkhill 87
86.Claude Terry 85
87.Darrell Elston 82
88.Steve Jones 79
 David Vaughn 79
90.Larry Finch 78
91.Mel Bennett 77
92.Patrick McFarland 76
93.Cincinnatus Powell 73
 Lloyd Batts 73
95.Bruce Seals 72
96.Red Robbins 71
97.Jim Bradley 69
98.Lee Davis 68
99.Don Chaney 66
100.Bob Warren 65
101.Fly Williams 64
102.Mike D'Antoni 63
103.Zelmo Beaty* 62
104.George Irvine 60
105.Jim Chones 59
106.Jimmy Foster 58
107.Larry Miller 57
108.Glen Combs 56
109.Billy Harris 55
 Rick Mount 55
111.Willie Long 54
112.Billy Schaeffer 52
113.Don Adams 51
 Wilbert Robinson 51
115.Mark Olberding 50
 Scott English 50
117.Julius Keye 44
 Mike Flynn 44
119.Wali Jones 42
120.Jim O'Brien 41
121.Lionel Billingy 40
 Willie Sojourner 40
123.Walter Simon 38
124.Monte Towe 37
 Bob Netolicky 37
126.Johnny Baum 36
127.Charles Jordan 33
128.Roger Brown 31
 Dan Roundfield 31
 Steve Green 31
131.Gene Moore 30
132.Ronnie Robinson 25
133.Allan Bristow 24
134.Flynn Robinson 23
135.Dennis Wuycik 22
136.Oliver Taylor 20
137.Jim Ard 16
 Roy Ebron 16
 Henry Ward 16
140.Rudy Hackett 15
141.Clyde Dickey 14
 Tom Ingelsby 14
 Hank Williams 14
144.Lamar Green 13
 Donald Washington 13
 George Lehmann 13
 Simmie Hill 13
148.George Bucci 12
 Harry Rogers 12
 Aulcie Perry 12
151.Jimmy Conner 11
 Jerry Chambers 11
153.Milt Williams 10
 Allen Murphy 10
155.Marvin Webster 9
 Goose Ligon 9
 Terry Driscoll 9
158.Jim McDaniels 8
 Bill Higgins 8
160.John Beasley 7
 Art Williams 7
162.Jerry Pender 6
 Wayne Pack 6
 Bernie Fryer 6
 William Franklin 6
166.Sam Cash 5
 Joby Wright 5
 Ron King 5
 Rick Darnell 5
170.Bob Nash 4
 Gary Gregor 4
 Paul Stovall 4
 Collis Temple 4
 Greg Lee 4
 Ken Smith 4
176.Bob Arnzen 3
 Skeeter Swift 3
 Nathaniel Barnett 3
179.Dwaine Dillard 2
 Joe Reaves 2
 Kenneth Gardner 2
 Bill Newton 2
 Rich Rinaldi 2
184.Bob Lackey 1
 Bernie Williams 1
 Roy McPipe 1
187.Mo Layton 0
 Stan Love 0
 Billy James 0
 Jimmie Baker 0
 Skip Wise 0
 Larry Cannon 0
 Paul Ruffner 0
 Erwin Mueller 0
 Dennis Van Zant 0
 Mike Lewis 0
 Reggie Royals 0

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player STL
1.John Stockton* 3265
2.Jason Kidd* 2684
3.Michael Jordan* 2514
4.Gary Payton* 2445
5.Chris Paul 2314
6.Maurice Cheeks* 2310
7.Scottie Pippen* 2307
8.Clyde Drexler* 2207
9.Hakeem Olajuwon* 2162
10.Alvin Robertson 2112
11.Karl Malone* 2085
12.Mookie Blaylock 2075
13.LeBron James 2058
14.Allen Iverson* 1983
15.Derek Harper 1957
16.Kobe Bryant* 1944
17.Isiah Thomas* 1861
18.Kevin Garnett* 1859
19.Shawn Marion 1759
20.Paul Pierce 1752
21.Andre Iguodala 1727
22.Magic Johnson* 1724
23.Metta World Peace 1721
24.Ron Harper 1716
25.Fat Lever 1666
26.Charles Barkley* 1648
27.Gus Williams 1638
28.Hersey Hawkins 1622
29.Eddie Jones 1620
 Dwyane Wade 1620
31.Rod Strickland 1616
32.Mark Jackson 1608
33.Jason Terry 1603
34.Russell Westbrook 1597
35.Trevor Ariza 1595
36.Terry Porter 1583
37.Doc Rivers 1563
38.Larry Bird* 1556
39.Doug Christie 1555
40.Andre Miller 1546
41.Nate McMillan 1544
42.Jeff Hornacek 1536
43.Baron Davis 1530
 Vince Carter 1530
 Chris Mullin* 1530
46.Kendall Gill 1519
47.Julius Erving* 1508
48.Reggie Miller* 1505
49.Rajon Rondo 1477
 Dennis Johnson* 1477
51.Thaddeus Young 1465
52.Micheal Ray Richardson 1463
53.Ray Allen* 1451
54.Jerome Kersey 1439
55.Tim Hardaway 1428
56.Monta Ellis 1409
57.Randy Smith 1403
58.Clifford Robinson 1402
59.Manu Ginóbili 1392
60.David Robinson* 1388
61.Dominique Wilkins* 1378
62.Ben Wallace 1369
 Muggsy Bogues 1369
64.James Harden 1364
65.Derek Fisher 1352
66.Charles Oakley 1351
67.Rickey Green 1348
68.Quinn Buckner 1337
69.T.R. Dunn 1316
70.Paul Millsap 1303
71.Latrell Sprewell 1294
72.Alvan Adams 1289
73.Vlade Divac* 1288
74.Kyle Lowry 1281
75.David Wesley 1280
 Walter Davis 1280
77.John Lucas 1273
78.Stephen Curry 1265
79.Kenny Anderson 1258
80.Mike Conley 1257
81.Terry Cummings 1255
82.Grant Hill* 1248
83.Brevin Knight 1229
84.Tyrone Corbin 1228
85.Byron Scott 1224
86.Robert Parish* 1219
87.Mitch Richmond* 1211
88.Dirk Nowitzki 1210
89.Reggie Theus 1206
90.Gerald Wallace 1200
91.Grant Long 1199
92.Ray Williams 1198
93.Chris Webber 1197
94.Dan Majerle 1194
95.Paul George 1191
96.Norm Nixon 1187
97.Shawn Kemp 1185
98.Jamal Crawford 1179
99.Rudy Gay 1177
100.Mike Bibby 1172
101.Carmelo Anthony 1170
102.Calvin Murphy* 1165
103.Caron Butler 1163
104.Jack Sikma* 1162
105.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1160
 Don Buse 1160
107.Robert Horry 1158
 Tony Allen 1158
109.Jay Humphries 1153
110.Chris Ford 1152
111.Fred Brown 1149
112.Raymond Felton 1144
113.Horace Grant 1143
114.Terrell Brandon 1142
115.Jrue Holiday 1140
116.Sedale Threatt 1138
117.Patrick Ewing* 1136
 Tracy McGrady* 1136
119.Danny Ainge 1133
 Darrell Armstrong 1133
121.Ricky Rubio 1130
122.Anfernee Hardaway 1125
123.Lindsey Hunter 1120
 Sleepy Floyd 1120
125.Rashard Lewis 1115
126.Nick Anderson 1114
127.Stephen Jackson 1109
128.Sam Perkins 1105
129.Rick Barry* 1104
130.Andrei Kirilenko 1097
131.Larry Hughes 1092
132.Rasheed Wallace 1090
 Darrell Walker 1090
134.Moses Malone* 1089
135.Lester Conner 1085
 Ricky Sobers 1085
 Antoine Walker 1085
138.Josh Smith 1083
139.Kevin Johnson 1082
140.Michael Adams 1081
141.Buck Williams 1080
142.Tom Gugliotta 1079
143.Derrick McKey 1072
144.Joe Johnson 1071
145.Alex English* 1067
146.Johnny Newman 1064
147.Sam Cassell 1058
148.Tony Parker 1053
 Lionel Hollins 1053
150.Chauncey Billups 1051
151.Michael Cage 1050
 Bobby Jones* 1050
153.Jamaal Wilkes* 1049
154.Antawn Jamison 1048
155.Darwin Cook 1044
156.James Worthy* 1041
 Nenê Hilário 1041
 Dwight Howard 1041
159.Michael Cooper 1033
 A.C. Green 1033
161.Tim Duncan* 1025
 Mickey Johnson 1025
163.Corey Brewer 1023
164.Stephon Marbury 1022
 Paul Westphal* 1022
166.Johnny Moore 1017
167.John Wall 1016
168.Jimmy Butler 1011
169.Kawhi Leonard 1009
170.Avery Johnson 1007
171.John Drew 1004
172.Danny Manning 1000
173.Sam Lacey 999
174.Devin Harris 998
175.Paul Pressey 997
176.Michael Finley 996
177.Jason Richardson 995
178.Foots Walker 992
179.Craig Ehlo 989
180.Shane Battier 988
181.Dell Curry 985
182.Eric Snow 975
 Vernon Maxwell 975
184.Stacey Augmon 974
 J.R. Smith 974
 Dale Ellis 974
187.Robert Reid 973
188.Kirk Hinrich 972
189.Rick Fox 967
 Marcus Camby 967
191.Kevin Durant 962
192.Slick Watts 961
193.Glen Rice 958
 Kevin Willis 958
195.Brent Barry 955
196.Damon Stoudamire 953
197.Mike Woodson 952
198.Jim Paxson 951
 John Starks 951
200.Mario Chalmers 950
201.Adrian Dantley* 944
202.Eric Bledsoe 943
203.George Gervin* 941
204.Dudley Bradley 940
 Elton Brand 940
206.Gerald Henderson 939
207.Thabo Sefolosha 935
208.Jason Williams 933
209.Darrell Griffith 931
210.Allen Leavell 929
 Jeff Teague 929
212.Vern Fleming 926
213.Sidney Moncrief* 924
214.George McGinnis* 923
215.Spud Webb 922
216.Lou Williams 921
217.Christian Laettner 917
 James Posey 917
 Chris Morris 917
220.P.J. Brown 912
 John Long 912
 Aaron McKie 912
223.World B. Free 910
 Darnell Valentine 910
225.Gerald Wilkins 907
226.Joe Dumars* 902
227.Steve Nash* 899
228.Kenyon Martin 893
229.Marques Johnson 888
 Kemba Walker 888
231.Greg Anthony 887
232.Tom Chambers 885
233.Andre Drummond 884
 Gilbert Arenas 884
 Steve Mix 884
236.Luol Deng 880
 Clarence Weatherspoon 880
238.Cuttino Mobley 878
 Purvis Short 878
240.Greg Ballard 877
241.Bryon Russell 874
242.Earl Watson 873
243.Larry Nance 872
244.Ron Lee 869
 Draymond Green 869
 Jerry Stackhouse 869
247.Rodney Rogers 868
248.Deron Williams 867
249.Bernard King* 866
250.Elvin Hayes* 864