NBA & ABA Career Playoff 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. 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
23. Michael Cooper 203
24. Rajon Rondo 201
25. Ben Wallace 199
26. Tony Parker 198
  Chris Paul 198
28. Charles Barkley* 193
29. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
30. James Harden 181
31. Russell Westbrook 179
32. Kevin Garnett 178
  Charles Oakley 178
34. James Worthy* 177
35. Gus Williams 174
36. Danny Ainge 172
  Andre Iguodala 172
38. Horace Grant 171
39. Jeff Hornacek 170
40. Tim Duncan 168
  Jerome Kersey 168
42. Draymond Green 165
43. Ray Allen* 164
  Dan Majerle 164
45. Bobby Jones 160
46. Stephen Curry 157
47. David Robinson* 151
48. Dirk Nowitzki 149
49. Derek Harper 148
  Chauncey Billups 148
51. Allen Iverson* 147
  Kawhi Leonard 147
53. Reggie Miller* 146
54. Robert Parish* 145
  Rasheed Wallace 145
56. Ron Harper 141
  Clifford Robinson 141
58. Trevor Ariza 139
59. Terry Porter 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Tony Allen 137
62. Kevin Johnson 132
63. Mark Jackson 131
  Nate McMillan 131
  Metta World Peace 131
66. Shawn Marion 128
67. Kevin Durant 126
68. Doc Rivers 125
  J.R. Smith 125
70. Richard Hamilton 122
  Patrick Ewing* 122
72. Kenyon Martin 121
73. Paul George 120
  John Starks 120
75. Hersey Hawkins 119
  Anfernee Hardaway 119
  Don Buse 119
78. Sam Perkins 118
  Mario Chalmers 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. Lindsey Hunter 106
  Rick Barry* 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
97. Sam Cassell 105
  Charlie Ward 105
  Eddie Jones 105
100. Avery Johnson 102
101. Danny Green 101
102. A.C. Green 100
  Michael Finley 100
104. Shawn Kemp 99
105. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
107. Elvin Hayes* 97
  Jack Sikma 97
  George Hill 97
110. Joe Johnson 96
111. Toni Kukoc 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
  Craig Hodges 95
114. Vince Carter 94
  Mario Elie 94
116. Carmelo Anthony 93
  George McGinnis* 93
  Doug Christie 93
119. Paul Millsap 92
120. Al Horford 91
  Klay Thompson 91
  Maurice Lucas 91
  Chris Webber 91
  Deron Williams 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
  Eric Snow 91
127. Buck Williams 90
128. Paul Westphal 89
  Norm Nixon 89
  Fat Lever 89
131. Tim Hardaway 88
  Alvan Adams 88
  Charles Johnson 88
  Walter Davis 88
135. Mike Gale 87
  Richard Jefferson 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
138. Kurt Rambis 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Matt Barnes 85
141. Bill Laimbeer 84
  Rick Fox 84
  George Gervin* 84
  Dwight Howard 84
  Moses Malone* 84
146. Greg Anthony 82
  Kyle Lowry 82
  B.J. Armstrong 82
149. Paul Silas 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Mike Conley 81
  Aaron McKie 81
153. Gar Heard 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
  Larry Hughes 80
156. Calvin Murphy* 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Dale Davis 79
  Antoine Walker 79
160. Dave Cowens* 78
  Kyle Korver 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
163. Shane Battier 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
  Steve Smith 77
166. Kyrie Irving 76
  Peja Stojakovic 76
168. Dan Issel* 75
169. David West 74
  Fred Brown 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
175. Sedale Threatt 73
  Chris Bosh 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
180. Nick Anderson 72
  Lamar Odom 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
  Boris Diaw 72
184. Mark Aguirre 71
  Pau Gasol 71
186. Johnny Moore 70
  Ricky Pierce 70
188. Nene Hilario 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
193. Luol Deng 68
194. P.J. Brown 67
  Jeff Teague 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
  George Lynch 67
198. Josh Howard 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Brian Taylor 66
  Don Chaney 66
  Steve Nash* 66
203. John Paxson 65
  James Posey 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Jamal Crawford 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Steve Mix 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
210. Larry Kenon 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Jimmy Butler 64
  Mark Price 64
  Marcus Smart 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  John Wall 64
217. Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Scott Wedman 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
222. Ted McClain 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Chris Childs 62
  David Wesley 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Bradley Beal 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
229. Marcus Camby 61
230. Leandro Barbosa 60
  Artis Gilmore* 60
  John Havlicek* 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  Kevin Willis 60
235. Iman Shumpert 59
  Sean Elliott 59
  Phil Chenier 59
  Larry Nance 59
239. Andrew Toney 58
  Delonte West 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Joakim Noah 58
245. Caldwell Jones 57
  Antonio Davis 57
247. Devean George 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Monta Ellis 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Glen Davis 56
  James Silas 56
  Rod Strickland 56
  Mychal Thompson 56

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
23. Michael Cooper 203
24. Rajon Rondo 201
25. Ben Wallace 199
26. Chris Paul 198
  Tony Parker 198
28. Charles Barkley* 193
29. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
30. James Harden 181
31. Russell Westbrook 179
32. Kevin Garnett 178
  Charles Oakley 178
34. James Worthy* 177
35. Gus Williams 174
36. Andre Iguodala 172
  Danny Ainge 172
38. Horace Grant 171
39. Jeff Hornacek 170
40. Jerome Kersey 168
  Tim Duncan 168
42. Draymond Green 165
43. Dan Majerle 164
  Ray Allen* 164
45. Stephen Curry 157
46. David Robinson* 151
47. Dirk Nowitzki 149
48. Derek Harper 148
  Chauncey Billups 148
50. Allen Iverson* 147
  Kawhi Leonard 147
52. Reggie Miller* 146
53. Robert Parish* 145
  Rasheed Wallace 145
55. Ron Harper 141
  Clifford Robinson 141
57. Trevor Ariza 139
58. Tony Allen 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
  Terry Porter 137
61. Kevin Johnson 132
  Bobby Jones 132
63. Metta World Peace 131
  Mark Jackson 131
  Nate McMillan 131
66. Shawn Marion 128
67. Kevin Durant 126
68. J.R. Smith 125
  Doc Rivers 125
70. Richard Hamilton 122
  Patrick Ewing* 122
72. Kenyon Martin 121
73. Paul George 120
  John Starks 120
75. Anfernee Hardaway 119
  Hersey Hawkins 119
77. Sam Perkins 118
  Mario Chalmers 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. Mike Bibby 111
  Derrick McKey 111
88. Bryon Russell 110
89. Tayshaun Prince 109
90. Bruce Bowen 108
91. Rick Barry* 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Robert Reid 106
96. Eddie Jones 105
  Charlie Ward 105
  Sam Cassell 105
99. Avery Johnson 102
100. Danny Green 101
101. Michael Finley 100
  A.C. Green 100
103. Shawn Kemp 99
104. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
106. Jack Sikma 97
  Elvin Hayes* 97
  George Hill 97
109. Joe Johnson 96
110. Craig Hodges 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
  Toni Kukoc 95
113. Vince Carter 94
  Mario Elie 94
115. Carmelo Anthony 93
  Doug Christie 93
117. Paul Millsap 92
118. Al Horford 91
  Eric Snow 91
  Chris Webber 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
  Deron Williams 91
  Klay Thompson 91
124. Buck Williams 90
125. Paul Westphal 89
  Fat Lever 89
  Norm Nixon 89
128. Tim Hardaway 88
  Alvan Adams 88
  Charles Johnson 88
  Walter Davis 88
132. Richard Jefferson 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
134. Kurt Rambis 85
  Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Matt Barnes 85
137. Bill Laimbeer 84
  Rick Fox 84
  Dwight Howard 84
  Moses Malone* 84
141. Greg Anthony 82
  Kyle Lowry 82
  B.J. Armstrong 82
144. Aaron McKie 81
  Paul Silas 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Mike Conley 81
148. Gar Heard 80
  Larry Hughes 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
151. Tom Henderson 79
  Antoine Walker 79
  Dale Davis 79
  Calvin Murphy* 79
155. Gerald Henderson 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
  Kyle Korver 78
158. Craig Ehlo 77
  Shane Battier 77
  Steve Smith 77
161. Peja Stojakovic 76
  Kyrie Irving 76
163. Josh Smith 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Fred Brown 74
  David West 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
169. Sedale Threatt 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
  Chris Bosh 73
174. Nick Anderson 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
  Boris Diaw 72
  Lamar Odom 72
178. Maurice Lucas 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
  Pau Gasol 71
181. Johnny Moore 70
  Ricky Pierce 70
183. Adrian Dantley* 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  George Gervin* 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
  Nene Hilario 69
189. Luol Deng 68
190. George Lynch 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
  Jeff Teague 67
  P.J. Brown 67
194. Don Chaney 66
  Steve Nash* 66
  Brian Shaw 66
  Josh Howard 66
198. Vinnie Johnson 65
  Jamal Crawford 65
  Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Steve Mix 65
  John Paxson 65
  James Posey 65
205. John Wall 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Jimmy Butler 64
  Mark Price 64
  Marcus Smart 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
211. Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Scott Wedman 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
216. Bradley Beal 62
  Tom Chambers 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Chris Childs 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  David Wesley 62
222. Marcus Camby 61
223. Leandro Barbosa 60
  Kevin Willis 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  John Havlicek* 60
227. Iman Shumpert 59
  Larry Nance 59
  Sean Elliott 59
  Phil Chenier 59
231. Udonis Haslem 58
  Andrew Toney 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Delonte West 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Joakim Noah 58
237. Antonio Davis 57
238. Rod Strickland 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Monta Ellis 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Devean George 56
247. Blake Griffin 55
  Rafer Alston 55
  Larry Johnson 55
  DeMar DeRozan 55

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Don Buse 82
2. Brian Taylor 66
3. George McGinnis* 52
  Julius Erving* 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. Artis Gilmore* 33
  Rich Jones 33
  Dan Issel* 33
15. Larry Kenon 30
16. Wendell Ladner 29
17. Mack Calvin 28
  Wil Jones 28
  Bobby Jones 28
20. Jimmy Jones 27
21. Len Elmore 26
22. Mike Barr 25
  Willie Wise 25
24. James Silas 24
  Kevin Joyce 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. Ronald Thomas 18
  Zelmo Beaty* 18
38. Don Adams 17
39. Stew Johnson 16
  David Thompson* 16
  George Karl 16
42. George Gervin* 15
  Coby Dietrick 15
44. Dave Robisch 14
  Gus Gerard 14
46. Roger Brown* 13
  Billy Paultz 13
  Bill Keller 13
49. John Roche 12
  Mel Daniels* 12
51. Bo Lamar 11
  Billy Shepherd 11
53. Mike Green 10
  Jan van Breda Kolff 10
  Kim Hughes 10
  Johnny Neumann 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. Donnie Freeman 6
  Caldwell Jones 6
  Tom Owens 6
68. Johnny Baum 5
  Allan Bristow 5
  George Carter 5
  Marv Roberts 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. Al Smith 2
  Dan Roundfield 2
  Bob Warren 2
  Oliver Taylor 2
  Willie Sojourner 2
  Charles Jordan 2
  Jim Chones 2
  Steve Jones 2
100. Barry Parkhill 1
  Marvin Webster 1
  Donald Washington 1
  Goo Kennedy 1
  Monte Towe 1
  Henry Ward 1
106. John Beasley 0
  Larry Miller 0
  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
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