NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Steals

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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. LeBron James 419
2. Scottie Pippen* 395
3. Michael Jordan* 376
4. Magic Johnson* 358
5. John Stockton* 338
6. Kobe Bryant 310
7. Jason Kidd* 302
8. Larry Bird* 296
9. Maurice Cheeks* 295
10. Manu Ginobili 292
11. Julius Erving* 287
12. Clyde Drexler* 278
13. Robert Horry 276
14. Dwyane Wade 273
15. Derek Fisher 272
16. Karl Malone* 258
17. Dennis Johnson* 247
18. Hakeem Olajuwon* 245
19. Isiah Thomas* 234
20. Byron Scott 226
21. Gary Payton* 216
22. Paul Pierce 204
  Chris Paul 204
24. Michael Cooper 203
25. Rajon Rondo 201
26. Ben Wallace 199
27. Tony Parker 198
28. Charles Barkley* 193
29. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
30. James Harden 187
31. Russell Westbrook 180
32. Charles Oakley 178
  Kevin Garnett 178
34. James Worthy* 177
35. Andre Iguodala 174
  Gus Williams 174
37. Danny Ainge 172
38. Horace Grant 171
39. Jeff Hornacek 170
40. Draymond Green 169
41. Jerome Kersey 168
  Tim Duncan 168
43. Ray Allen* 164
  Dan Majerle 164
45. Stephen Curry 163
46. Bobby Jones* 160
47. Kawhi Leonard 152
48. David Robinson* 151
49. Dirk Nowitzki 149
50. Chauncey Billups 148
  Derek Harper 148
52. Allen Iverson* 147
53. Reggie Miller* 146
54. Rasheed Wallace 145
  Robert Parish* 145
56. Ron Harper 141
  Clifford Robinson 141
58. Trevor Ariza 139
59. Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Terry Porter 137
  Tony Allen 137
62. Kevin Durant 132
  Kevin Johnson 132
64. Metta World Peace 131
  Mark Jackson 131
  Nate McMillan 131
67. Shawn Marion 128
68. Paul George 127
69. Doc Rivers 125
  J.R. Smith 125
71. Patrick Ewing* 122
  Richard Hamilton 122
73. Kenyon Martin 121
74. John Starks 120
75. Don Buse 119
  Anfernee Hardaway 119
  Hersey Hawkins 119
78. Mario Chalmers 118
  Sam Perkins 118
80. Shaquille O'Neal* 117
  Vlade Divac* 117
82. Paul Pressey 116
  Mookie Blaylock 116
84. Baron Davis 114
  Lionel Hollins 114
86. Jason Terry 112
87. Mike Bibby 111
  Derrick McKey 111
89. Bryon Russell 110
90. Tayshaun Prince 109
91. Bruce Bowen 108
92. Sidney Moncrief* 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Rick Barry* 106
97. Eddie Jones 105
  Charlie Ward 105
  Sam Cassell 105
  Danny Green 105
101. Avery Johnson 102
102. Michael Finley 100
  A.C. Green 100
104. Shawn Kemp 99
105. George Hill 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
  Terry Cummings 98
108. Jack Sikma* 97
  Elvin Hayes* 97
110. Joe Johnson 96
111. Craig Hodges 95
  Toni Kukoc 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
114. Vince Carter 94
  Klay Thompson 94
  Paul Millsap 94
  Mario Elie 94
118. Carmelo Anthony 93
  Doug Christie 93
  George McGinnis* 93
  Al Horford 93
122. Joe Dumars* 91
  Kyle Lowry 91
  Maurice Lucas 91
  Chris Webber 91
  Deron Williams 91
  Eric Snow 91
128. Buck Williams 90
129. Fat Lever 89
  Paul Westphal* 89
  Norm Nixon 89
132. Tim Hardaway 88
  Walter Davis 88
  Charles Johnson 88
  Alvan Adams 88
136. Kerry Kittles 87
  Mike Gale 87
  Richard Jefferson 87
139. Matt Barnes 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
142. Moses Malone* 84
  George Gervin* 84
  Dwight Howard 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
  Rick Fox 84
147. B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
149. Kyrie Irving 81
  Aaron McKie 81
  Paul Silas 81
  Mike Conley 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
154. Gar Heard 80
  Larry Hughes 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
157. Tom Henderson 79
  Antoine Walker 79
  Dale Davis 79
  Calvin Murphy* 79
161. Kyle Korver 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
164. Shane Battier 77
  Steve Smith 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
167. Peja Stojakovic 76
168. Dan Issel* 75
169. David West 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
  Fred Brown 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
175. Sedale Threatt 73
  Chris Bosh 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Caron Butler 73
180. Bob McAdoo* 72
  Boris Diaw 72
  Nick Anderson 72
  Lamar Odom 72
184. Jimmy Butler 71
  Pau Gasol 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
187. Ricky Pierce 70
  Johnny Moore 70
189. Anderson Varejao 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
  Nene Hilario 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
194. Luol Deng 68
195. P.J. Brown 67
  Jeff Teague 67
  George Lynch 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
199. Don Chaney 66
  Josh Howard 66
  Steve Nash* 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Brian Taylor 66
204. Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Steve Mix 65
  Jamal Crawford 65
  John Paxson 65
  James Posey 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
211. Larry Kenon 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Mark Price 64
  Marcus Smart 64
  John Wall 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
217. Steve Kerr 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Scott Wedman 63
  Marc Gasol 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
223. Bradley Beal 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Ted McClain 62
  David Wesley 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  Chris Childs 62
230. Marcus Camby 61
231. Thaddeus Young 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  John Havlicek* 60
  DeMar DeRozan 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  Artis Gilmore* 60
238. Phil Chenier 59
  Larry Nance 59
  Iman Shumpert 59
  Sean Elliott 59
242. Udonis Haslem 58
  Andrew Toney 58
  Delonte West 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Joakim Noah 58
248. Antonio Davis 57
  Blake Griffin 57
  Caldwell Jones 57

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player STL
1. LeBron James 419
2. Scottie Pippen* 395
3. Michael Jordan* 376
4. Magic Johnson* 358
5. John Stockton* 338
6. Kobe Bryant 310
7. Jason Kidd* 302
8. Larry Bird* 296
9. Maurice Cheeks* 295
10. Manu Ginobili 292
11. Clyde Drexler* 278
12. Robert Horry 276
13. Dwyane Wade 273
14. Derek Fisher 272
15. Karl Malone* 258
16. Dennis Johnson* 247
17. Hakeem Olajuwon* 245
18. Julius Erving* 235
19. Isiah Thomas* 234
20. Byron Scott 226
21. Gary Payton* 216
22. Paul Pierce 204
  Chris Paul 204
24. Michael Cooper 203
25. Rajon Rondo 201
26. Ben Wallace 199
27. Tony Parker 198
28. Charles Barkley* 193
29. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
30. James Harden 187
31. Russell Westbrook 180
32. Charles Oakley 178
  Kevin Garnett 178
34. James Worthy* 177
35. Andre Iguodala 174
  Gus Williams 174
37. Danny Ainge 172
38. Horace Grant 171
39. Jeff Hornacek 170
40. Draymond Green 169
41. Jerome Kersey 168
  Tim Duncan 168
43. Ray Allen* 164
  Dan Majerle 164
45. Stephen Curry 163
46. Kawhi Leonard 152
47. David Robinson* 151
48. Dirk Nowitzki 149
49. Chauncey Billups 148
  Derek Harper 148
51. Allen Iverson* 147
52. Reggie Miller* 146
53. Robert Parish* 145
  Rasheed Wallace 145
55. Ron Harper 141
  Clifford Robinson 141
57. Trevor Ariza 139
58. Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Tony Allen 137
  Terry Porter 137
61. Kevin Durant 132
  Kevin Johnson 132
  Bobby Jones* 132
64. Nate McMillan 131
  Mark Jackson 131
  Metta World Peace 131
67. Shawn Marion 128
68. Paul George 127
69. J.R. Smith 125
  Doc Rivers 125
71. Patrick Ewing* 122
  Richard Hamilton 122
73. Kenyon Martin 121
74. John Starks 120
75. Hersey Hawkins 119
  Anfernee Hardaway 119
77. Mario Chalmers 118
  Sam Perkins 118
79. Vlade Divac* 117
  Shaquille O'Neal* 117
81. Paul Pressey 116
  Mookie Blaylock 116
83. Lionel Hollins 114
  Baron Davis 114
85. Jason Terry 112
86. Derrick McKey 111
  Mike Bibby 111
88. Bryon Russell 110
89. Tayshaun Prince 109
90. Bruce Bowen 108
91. Lindsey Hunter 106
  Rick Barry* 106
  Sidney Moncrief* 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Robert Reid 106
96. Danny Green 105
  Eddie Jones 105
  Sam Cassell 105
  Charlie Ward 105
100. Avery Johnson 102
101. A.C. Green 100
  Michael Finley 100
103. Shawn Kemp 99
104. George Hill 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
  Terry Cummings 98
107. Elvin Hayes* 97
  Jack Sikma* 97
109. Joe Johnson 96
110. Toni Kukoc 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
  Craig Hodges 95
113. Mario Elie 94
  Klay Thompson 94
  Vince Carter 94
  Paul Millsap 94
117. Al Horford 93
  Carmelo Anthony 93
  Doug Christie 93
120. Eric Snow 91
  Chris Webber 91
  Deron Williams 91
  Kyle Lowry 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
125. Buck Williams 90
126. Paul Westphal* 89
  Norm Nixon 89
  Fat Lever 89
129. Tim Hardaway 88
  Charles Johnson 88
  Walter Davis 88
  Alvan Adams 88
133. Kerry Kittles 87
  Richard Jefferson 87
135. Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Matt Barnes 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
138. Dwight Howard 84
  Moses Malone* 84
  Rick Fox 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
142. B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
144. Kyrie Irving 81
  Paul Silas 81
  Aaron McKie 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Mike Conley 81
149. Larry Hughes 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
  Gar Heard 80
152. Calvin Murphy* 79
  Antoine Walker 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Dale Davis 79
156. Kyle Korver 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
159. Steve Smith 77
  Shane Battier 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
162. Peja Stojakovic 76
163. Kirk Hinrich 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
  David West 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Fred Brown 74
169. Sedale Threatt 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Chris Bosh 73
  Caron Butler 73
174. Lamar Odom 72
  Nick Anderson 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
  Boris Diaw 72
178. Pau Gasol 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
  Jimmy Butler 71
  Maurice Lucas 71
182. Ricky Pierce 70
  Johnny Moore 70
184. Bob Dandridge 69
  Nene Hilario 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
  George Gervin* 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
190. Luol Deng 68
191. Jeff Teague 67
  P.J. Brown 67
  George Lynch 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
195. Josh Howard 66
  Don Chaney 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Steve Nash* 66
199. Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
  John Paxson 65
  Jamal Crawford 65
  Steve Mix 65
  James Posey 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
206. Quinn Buckner 64
  Mark Price 64
  Marcus Smart 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  John Wall 64
211. Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
  Scott Wedman 63
  Marc Gasol 63
217. Chris Childs 62
  Bradley Beal 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  David Wesley 62
223. Marcus Camby 61
224. John Havlicek* 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  DeMar DeRozan 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  Thaddeus Young 60
230. Phil Chenier 59
  Iman Shumpert 59
  Larry Nance 59
  Sean Elliott 59
234. Andre Miller 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
  Andrew Toney 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Delonte West 58
  Joakim Noah 58
240. Antonio Davis 57
  Blake Griffin 57
242. Rod Strickland 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Devean George 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Monta Ellis 56

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Don Buse 82
2. Brian Taylor 66
3. Julius Erving* 52
  George McGinnis* 52
5. Mike Gale 50
6. Ron Boone 44
7. Ralph Simpson 43
8. Ted McClain 41
9. Freddie Lewis 40
10. Louie Dampier* 36
11. Fatty Taylor 35
12. Rich Jones 33
  Dan Issel* 33
  Artis Gilmore* 33
15. Larry Kenon 30
16. Wendell Ladner 29
17. Wil Jones 28
  Bobby Jones* 28
  Mack Calvin 28
20. Jimmy Jones 27
21. Len Elmore 26
22. Willie Wise 25
  Mike Barr 25
24. Kevin Joyce 24
  James Silas 24
26. Jim Eakins 22
  Darnell Hillman 22
28. John Williamson 21
  Chuck Williams 21
  Al Skinner 21
31. Bird Averitt 20
  Marvin Barnes 20
  Maurice Lucas 20
34. Gerald Govan 19
  Billy Knight 19
36. Zelmo Beaty* 18
  Ronald Thomas 18
38. Don Adams 17
39. David Thompson* 16
  George Karl 16
  Stew Johnson 16
42. Coby Dietrick 15
  George Gervin* 15
44. Gus Gerard 14
  Dave Robisch 14
46. Bill Keller 13
  Roger Brown* 13
  Billy Paultz 13
49. John Roche 12
  Mel Daniels* 12
51. Billy Shepherd 11
  Bo Lamar 11
53. Johnny Neumann 10
  Mike Green 10
  Jan van Breda Kolff 10
  Kim Hughes 10
57. Rick Mount 9
  Collis Jones 9
  Tim Bassett 9
60. Byron Beck 8
  Joe Caldwell 8
  Claude Terry 8
63. Gene Littles 7
  Bruce Seals 7
65. Tom Owens 6
  Donnie Freeman 6
  Caldwell Jones 6
68. George Carter 5
  Marv Roberts 5
  Johnny Baum 5
  Allan Bristow 5
72. Walter Simon 4
  George Adams 4
  Swen Nater 4
  Randy Denton 4
  Jimmy Foster 4
  Red Robbins 4
  Jim Bradley 4
  Wali Jones 4
  Bill Melchionni 4
  Joe Hamilton 4
  Billy Cunningham* 4
83. Cincinnatus Powell 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Chuck Terry 3
  George Irvine 3
  Dave Twardzik 3
  Mike Flynn 3
  Jim McDaniels 3
  Jim O'Brien 3
  Mark Olberding 3
92. Bob Warren 2
  Oliver Taylor 2
  Willie Sojourner 2
  Charles Jordan 2
  Jim Chones 2
  Steve Jones 2
  Al Smith 2
  Dan Roundfield 2
100. Donald Washington 1
  Goo Kennedy 1
  Monte Towe 1
  Henry Ward 1
  Barry Parkhill 1
  Marvin Webster 1
106. Gene Moore 0
  Roger Brown 0
  Billy Schaeffer 0
  Moses Malone* 0
  George Bucci 0
  Bob Netolicky 0
  Ed Manning 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  William Franklin 0
  Patrick McFarland 0
  Fly Williams 0
  Goose Ligon 0
  Simmie Hill 0
  Dennis Wuycik 0
  Roy Ebron 0
  Charles Edge 0
  Hank Williams 0
  Travis Grant 0
  John Beasley 0
  Larry Miller 0
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