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.Chris Paul 2614
4.Michael Jordan* 2514
5.Gary Payton* 2445
6.Maurice Cheeks* 2310
7.Scottie Pippen* 2307
8.Julius Erving* 2272
9.LeBron James 2270
10.Clyde Drexler* 2207
11.Hakeem Olajuwon* 2162
12.Alvin Robertson 2112
13.Karl Malone* 2085
14.Mookie Blaylock 2075
15.Allen Iverson* 1983
16.Derek Harper 1957
17.Kobe Bryant* 1944
18.Isiah Thomas* 1861
19.Kevin Garnett* 1859
20.Russell Westbrook 1849
21.Don Buse 1818
22.Andre Iguodala 1765
23.Shawn Marion 1759
24.Paul Pierce* 1752
25.Magic Johnson* 1724
26.Metta World Peace 1721
27.Ron Harper 1716
28.Fat Lever 1666
29.Charles Barkley* 1648
30.Gus Williams 1638
31.Trevor Ariza 1628
32.Hersey Hawkins 1622
33.Eddie Jones 1620
 Dwyane Wade* 1620
35.Rod Strickland 1616
36.Thaddeus Young 1612
37.Mark Jackson 1608
38.Jason Terry 1603
39.James Harden 1597
40.Terry Porter 1583
41.Doc Rivers 1563
42.Larry Bird* 1556
43.Doug Christie 1555
44.Andre Miller 1546
45.Nate McMillan 1544
46.Jeff Hornacek 1536
47.Vince Carter 1530
 Baron Davis 1530
 Chris Mullin* 1530
50.Mike Conley 1523
51.Kendall Gill 1519
52.Rajon Rondo 1518
53.Reggie Miller* 1505
54.Dennis Johnson* 1477
55.Stephen Curry 1473
56.Kyle Lowry 1465
57.Paul George 1464
58.Micheal Ray Richardson 1463
59.Ray Allen* 1451
60.George McGinnis* 1448
61.Jerome Kersey 1439
62.Tim Hardaway* 1428
63.Monta Ellis 1409
64.Jrue Holiday 1407
65.Randy Smith 1403
66.Clifford Robinson 1402
67.Manu Ginóbili* 1392
68.David Robinson* 1388
69.Bobby Jones* 1387
70.Dominique Wilkins* 1378
71.Muggsy Bogues 1369
 Ben Wallace* 1369
73.Derek Fisher 1352
74.Charles Oakley 1351
75.Mike Gale 1349
76.Rickey Green 1348
77.Quinn Buckner 1337
78.Paul Millsap 1327
79.Jimmy Butler 1323
80.T.R. Dunn 1316
81.Latrell Sprewell 1294
82.Alvan Adams 1289
83.Vlade Divac* 1288
84.George Gervin* 1283
85.Walter Davis 1280
 David Wesley 1280
87.John Lucas 1273
88.Kenny Anderson 1258
89.Terry Cummings 1255
90.Grant Hill* 1248
91.Rudy Gay 1231
92.Brevin Knight 1229
93.Tyrone Corbin 1228
94.Ricky Rubio 1226
95.Byron Scott 1224
96.Carmelo Anthony 1223
97.Robert Parish* 1219
98.Mitch Richmond* 1211
99.Dirk Nowitzki* 1210
100.Reggie Theus 1206
101.Gerald Wallace 1200
102.Grant Long 1199
 Moses Malone* 1199
104.Ray Williams 1198
105.Chris Webber* 1197
106.Kawhi Leonard 1196
107.Dan Majerle 1194
108.Norm Nixon 1187
109.Shawn Kemp 1185
110.Jamal Crawford 1179
111.Mike Bibby 1172
112.Calvin Murphy* 1165
113.Caron Butler 1163
114.Jack Sikma* 1162
115.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1160
116.Tony Allen 1158
 Robert Horry 1158
118.Jay Humphries 1153
119.Chris Ford 1152
120.Fred Brown 1149
121.Raymond Felton 1144
122.Horace Grant 1143
123.Terrell Brandon 1142
124.Sedale Threatt 1138
125.Patrick Ewing* 1136
 Tracy McGrady* 1136
127.Danny Ainge 1133
 Darrell Armstrong 1133
129.Anfernee Hardaway 1125
130.Kevin Durant 1122
131.Sleepy Floyd 1120
 Lindsey Hunter 1120
133.Rashard Lewis 1115
134.Nick Anderson 1114
135.Stephen Jackson 1109
136.Brian Taylor 1106
137.Sam Perkins 1105
138.Rick Barry* 1104
 DeMar DeRozan 1104
140.Andrei Kirilenko 1097
141.Andre Drummond 1094
142.Larry Hughes 1092
143.Darrell Walker 1090
 Rasheed Wallace 1090
145.Lester Conner 1085
 Ricky Sobers 1085
 Antoine Walker 1085
148.Draymond Green 1084
149.Josh Smith 1083
150.Kevin Johnson 1082
151.Michael Adams 1081
 Dwight Howard 1081
153.Buck Williams 1080
154.Tom Gugliotta 1079
155.Derrick McKey 1072
156.Joe Johnson 1071
157.Alex English* 1067
158.Johnny Newman 1064
159.Sam Cassell 1058
160.Lionel Hollins 1053
 Tony Parker* 1053
162.Chauncey Billups 1051
163.Michael Cage 1050
164.Jamaal Wilkes* 1049
165.Antawn Jamison 1048
166.John Wall 1045
167.Darwin Cook 1044
168.Nenê 1041
 James Worthy* 1041
170.Michael Cooper 1033
 A.C. Green 1033
172.Eric Bledsoe 1028
173.Tim Duncan* 1025
 Mickey Johnson 1025
175.Corey Brewer 1023
176.Stephon Marbury 1022
 Paul Westphal* 1022
178.Johnny Moore 1017
179.Avery Johnson 1007
180.John Drew 1004
181.Danny Manning 1000
182.Sam Lacey 999
183.Devin Harris 998
184.Paul Pressey 997
185.Michael Finley 996
186.Jason Richardson 995
187.Foots Walker 992
188.Craig Ehlo 989
189.Shane Battier 988
190.Dell Curry 985
191.Nicolas Batum 976
192.Vernon Maxwell 975
 Eric Snow 975
194.Stacey Augmon 974
 Dale Ellis 974
 J.R. Smith 974
197.Robert Reid 973
198.Anthony Davis 972
 Kirk Hinrich 972
200.Marcus Camby 967
 Rick Fox 967
202.Slick Watts 961
203.Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 958
 Glen Rice 958
 Kevin Willis 958
206.Kyrie Irving 956
207.Brent Barry 955
 Marcus Smart 955
209.Damon Stoudamire 953
210.Larry Kenon 952
 Lou Williams 952
 Mike Woodson 952
213.Jim Paxson 951
 John Starks 951
215.Mario Chalmers 950
216.Adrian Dantley* 944
217.Dan Issel* 943
218.P.J. Tucker 942
219.Dudley Bradley 940
 Elton Brand 940
221.M.L. Carr 939
 Gerald Henderson 939
223.Robert Covington 938
224.Jeff Teague 936
225.Thabo Sefolosha 935
 Fatty Taylor 935
227.Jason Williams 933
228.Darrell Griffith 931
229.Allen Leavell 929
230.Vern Fleming 926
231.Wesley Matthews 925
232.Sidney Moncrief* 924
233.Kemba Walker 923
234.Spud Webb 922
235.Christian Laettner 917
 Chris Morris 917
 James Posey 917
238.P.J. Brown 912
 John Long 912
 Aaron McKie 912
241.World B. Free 910
 Darnell Valentine 910
243.Gerald Wilkins 907
244.Giannis Antetokounmpo 903
245.Joe Dumars* 902
246.Steve Nash* 899
247.Kenyon Martin 893
248.Marques Johnson 888
249.Greg Anthony 887
250.Tom Chambers 885

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.George Carter 164
 Maurice Lucas 164
47.Billy Shepherd 163
48.Dave Robisch 162
49.Ron 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.John Roche 120
 Al Skinner 120
68.George Thompson 117
 Mike Jackson 117
 Charles Edge 117
71.Donnie Freeman 113
 Jan van Breda Kolff 113
73.Marv Roberts 110
 Moses Malone* 110
75.Travis Grant 106
 Swen Nater 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.Pat McFarland 76
93.Cincy 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.Rick Mount 55
 Billy Harris 55
111.Willie Long 54
112.Billy Schaeffer 52
113.Wil Robinson 51
 Don Adams 51
115.Scott English 50
 Mark Olberding 50
117.Julius Keye 44
 Mike Flynn 44
119.Wali Jones 42
120.Jim O'Brien 41
121.Willie Sojourner 40
 Lionel Billingy 40
123.Walt Simon 38
124.Bob Netolicky 37
 Monte Towe 37
126.Johnny Baum 36
127.Charles Jordan 33
128.Roger Brown 31
 Steve Green 31
 Dan Roundfield 31
131.Gene Moore 30
132.Ronnie Robinson 25
133.Allan Bristow 24
134.Flynn Robinson 23
135.Dennis Wuycik 22
136.Ollie 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.George Lehmann 13
 Simmie Hill 13
 Lamar Green 13
 Don Washington 13
148.Aulcie Perry 12
 George Bucci 12
 Harry Rogers 12
151.Jerry Chambers 11
 Jimmy Conner 11
153.Milt Williams 10
 Allen Murphy 10
155.Goose Ligon 9
 Terry Driscoll 9
 Marvin Webster 9
158.Jim McDaniels 8
 Bill Higgins 8
160.John Beasley 7
 Art Williams 7
162.Bill Franklin 6
 Jerry Pender 6
 Bernie Fryer 6
 Wayne Pack 6
166.Sam Cash 5
 Ron King 5
 Joby Wright 5
 Rick Darnell 5
170.Gary Gregor 4
 Paul Stovall 4
 Greg Lee 4
 Bob Nash 4
 Collis Temple 4
 Ken Smith 4
176.Bob Arnzen 3
 Skeeter Swift 3
 Nate Barnett 3
179.Bill Newton 2
 Joe Reaves 2
 Rich Rinaldi 2
 Dwaine Dillard 2
 Ken Gardner 2
184.Bernie Williams 1
 Bob Lackey 1
 Roy McPipe 1
187.Mike Lewis 0
 Larry Cannon 0
 Paul Ruffner 0
 Erwin Mueller 0
 Billy James 0
 Mo Layton 0
 Stan Love 0
 Reggie Royals 0
 Jimmie Baker 0
 Dennis Van Zant 0
 Skip Wise 0

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player STL
1.John Stockton* 3265
2.Jason Kidd* 2684
3.Chris Paul 2614
4.Michael Jordan* 2514
5.Gary Payton* 2445
6.Maurice Cheeks* 2310
7.Scottie Pippen* 2307
8.LeBron James 2270
9.Clyde Drexler* 2207
10.Hakeem Olajuwon* 2162
11.Alvin Robertson 2112
12.Karl Malone* 2085
13.Mookie Blaylock 2075
14.Allen Iverson* 1983
15.Derek Harper 1957
16.Kobe Bryant* 1944
17.Isiah Thomas* 1861
18.Kevin Garnett* 1859
19.Russell Westbrook 1849
20.Andre Iguodala 1765
21.Shawn Marion 1759
22.Paul Pierce* 1752
23.Magic Johnson* 1724
24.Metta World Peace 1721
25.Ron Harper 1716
26.Fat Lever 1666
27.Charles Barkley* 1648
28.Gus Williams 1638
29.Trevor Ariza 1628
30.Hersey Hawkins 1622
31.Eddie Jones 1620
 Dwyane Wade* 1620
33.Rod Strickland 1616
34.Thaddeus Young 1612
35.Mark Jackson 1608
36.Jason Terry 1603
37.James Harden 1597
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
 Baron Davis 1530
 Chris Mullin* 1530
48.Mike Conley 1523
49.Kendall Gill 1519
50.Rajon Rondo 1518
51.Julius Erving* 1508
52.Reggie Miller* 1505
53.Dennis Johnson* 1477
54.Stephen Curry 1473
55.Kyle Lowry 1465
56.Paul George 1464
57.Micheal Ray Richardson 1463
58.Ray Allen* 1451
59.Jerome Kersey 1439
60.Tim Hardaway* 1428
61.Monta Ellis 1409
62.Jrue Holiday 1407
63.Randy Smith 1403
64.Clifford Robinson 1402
65.Manu Ginóbili* 1392
66.David Robinson* 1388
67.Dominique Wilkins* 1378
68.Muggsy Bogues 1369
 Ben Wallace* 1369
70.Derek Fisher 1352
71.Charles Oakley 1351
72.Rickey Green 1348
73.Quinn Buckner 1337
74.Paul Millsap 1327
75.Jimmy Butler 1323
76.T.R. Dunn 1316
77.Latrell Sprewell 1294
78.Alvan Adams 1289
79.Vlade Divac* 1288
80.Walter Davis 1280
 David Wesley 1280
82.John Lucas 1273
83.Kenny Anderson 1258
84.Terry Cummings 1255
85.Grant Hill* 1248
86.Rudy Gay 1231
87.Brevin Knight 1229
88.Tyrone Corbin 1228
89.Ricky Rubio 1226
90.Byron Scott 1224
91.Carmelo Anthony 1223
92.Robert Parish* 1219
93.Mitch Richmond* 1211
94.Dirk Nowitzki* 1210
95.Reggie Theus 1206
96.Gerald Wallace 1200
97.Grant Long 1199
98.Ray Williams 1198
99.Chris Webber* 1197
100.Kawhi Leonard 1196
101.Dan Majerle 1194
102.Norm Nixon 1187
103.Shawn Kemp 1185
104.Jamal Crawford 1179
105.Mike Bibby 1172
106.Calvin Murphy* 1165
107.Caron Butler 1163
108.Jack Sikma* 1162
109.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1160
 Don Buse 1160
111.Tony Allen 1158
 Robert Horry 1158
113.Jay Humphries 1153
114.Chris Ford 1152
115.Fred Brown 1149
116.Raymond Felton 1144
117.Horace Grant 1143
118.Terrell Brandon 1142
119.Sedale Threatt 1138
120.Patrick Ewing* 1136
 Tracy McGrady* 1136
122.Danny Ainge 1133
 Darrell Armstrong 1133
124.Anfernee Hardaway 1125
125.Kevin Durant 1122
126.Sleepy Floyd 1120
 Lindsey Hunter 1120
128.Rashard Lewis 1115
129.Nick Anderson 1114
130.Stephen Jackson 1109
131.Sam Perkins 1105
132.Rick Barry* 1104
 DeMar DeRozan 1104
134.Andrei Kirilenko 1097
135.Andre Drummond 1094
136.Larry Hughes 1092
137.Darrell Walker 1090
 Rasheed Wallace 1090
139.Moses Malone* 1089
140.Lester Conner 1085
 Ricky Sobers 1085
 Antoine Walker 1085
143.Draymond Green 1084
144.Josh Smith 1083
145.Kevin Johnson 1082
146.Michael Adams 1081
 Dwight Howard 1081
148.Buck Williams 1080
149.Tom Gugliotta 1079
150.Derrick McKey 1072
151.Joe Johnson 1071
152.Alex English* 1067
153.Johnny Newman 1064
154.Sam Cassell 1058
155.Lionel Hollins 1053
 Tony Parker* 1053
157.Chauncey Billups 1051
158.Michael Cage 1050
 Bobby Jones* 1050
160.Jamaal Wilkes* 1049
161.Antawn Jamison 1048
162.John Wall 1045
163.Darwin Cook 1044
164.Nenê 1041
 James Worthy* 1041
166.Michael Cooper 1033
 A.C. Green 1033
168.Eric Bledsoe 1028
169.Tim Duncan* 1025
 Mickey Johnson 1025
171.Corey Brewer 1023
172.Stephon Marbury 1022
 Paul Westphal* 1022
174.Johnny Moore 1017
175.Avery Johnson 1007
176.John Drew 1004
177.Danny Manning 1000
178.Sam Lacey 999
179.Devin Harris 998
180.Paul Pressey 997
181.Michael Finley 996
182.Jason Richardson 995
183.Foots Walker 992
184.Craig Ehlo 989
185.Shane Battier 988
186.Dell Curry 985
187.Nicolas Batum 976
188.Vernon Maxwell 975
 Eric Snow 975
190.Stacey Augmon 974
 Dale Ellis 974
 J.R. Smith 974
193.Robert Reid 973
194.Anthony Davis 972
 Kirk Hinrich 972
196.Marcus Camby 967
 Rick Fox 967
198.Slick Watts 961
199.Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 958
 Glen Rice 958
 Kevin Willis 958
202.Kyrie Irving 956
203.Brent Barry 955
 Marcus Smart 955
205.Damon Stoudamire 953
206.Lou Williams 952
 Mike Woodson 952
208.Jim Paxson 951
 John Starks 951
210.Mario Chalmers 950
211.Adrian Dantley* 944
212.P.J. Tucker 942
213.George Gervin* 941
214.Dudley Bradley 940
 Elton Brand 940
216.Gerald Henderson 939
217.Robert Covington 938
218.Jeff Teague 936
219.Thabo Sefolosha 935
220.Jason Williams 933
221.Darrell Griffith 931
222.Allen Leavell 929
223.Vern Fleming 926
224.Wesley Matthews 925
225.Sidney Moncrief* 924
226.George McGinnis* 923
 Kemba Walker 923
228.Spud Webb 922
229.Christian Laettner 917
 Chris Morris 917
 James Posey 917
232.P.J. Brown 912
 John Long 912
 Aaron McKie 912
235.World B. Free 910
 Darnell Valentine 910
237.Gerald Wilkins 907
238.Giannis Antetokounmpo 903
239.Joe Dumars* 902
240.Steve Nash* 899
241.Kenyon Martin 893
242.Marques Johnson 888
243.Greg Anthony 887
244.Tom Chambers 885
245.Gilbert Arenas 884
 Steve Mix 884
247.Luol Deng 880
 Clarence Weatherspoon 880
249.Cuttino Mobley 878
 Purvis Short 878