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 Ginóbili 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.Chris Paul 222
22.Gary Payton* 216
23.James Harden 205
24.Paul Pierce 204
25.Michael Cooper 203
26.Rajon Rondo 201
27.Ben Wallace 199
28.Tony Parker 198
29.Draymond Green 197
30.Andre Iguodala 196
31.Charles Barkley* 193
32.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
33.Kawhi Leonard 187
34.Russell Westbrook 184
35.Stephen Curry 181
36.Charles Oakley 178
 Kevin Garnett* 178
38.James Worthy* 177
39.Gus Williams 174
40.Danny Ainge 172
41.Horace Grant 171
42.Jeff Hornacek 170
43.Jerome Kersey 168
 Tim Duncan* 168
45.Dan Majerle 164
 Ray Allen* 164
47.Bobby Jones* 160
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
 Kevin Durant 139
60.Jamaal Wilkes* 137
 Tony Allen 137
 Terry Porter 137
63.Kevin Johnson 132
 Danny Green 132
65.Nate McMillan 131
 Mark Jackson 131
 Metta World Peace 131
68.Shawn Marion 128
69.Paul George 127
70.J.R. Smith 125
 Doc Rivers 125
72.Patrick Ewing* 122
 Richard Hamilton 122
74.Kenyon Martin 121
75.John Starks 120
76.Hersey Hawkins 119
 Klay Thompson 119
 Anfernee Hardaway 119
 Don Buse 119
80.Sam Perkins 118
 Mario Chalmers 118
82.Shaquille O'Neal* 117
 Vlade Divac* 117
84.Paul Pressey 116
 Mookie Blaylock 116
86.Lionel Hollins 114
 Baron Davis 114
88.Kyle Lowry 113
89.Jason Terry 112
90.Derrick McKey 111
 Mike Bibby 111
92.George Hill 110
 Bryon Russell 110
94.Tayshaun Prince 109
95.Bruce Bowen 108
96.Dennis Rodman* 106
 Rick Barry* 106
 Sidney Moncrief* 106
 Robert Reid 106
 Lindsey Hunter 106
101.Sam Cassell 105
 Eddie Jones 105
 Charlie Ward 105
104.Paul Millsap 104
105.Avery Johnson 102
106.A.C. Green 100
 Michael Finley 100
108.Shawn Kemp 99
109.Stephen Jackson 98
 Terry Cummings 98
111.Elvin Hayes* 97
 Jack Sikma* 97
113.Joe Johnson 96
114.Toni Kukoč 95
 T.R. Dunn 95
 Craig Hodges 95
 Al Horford 95
118.Vince Carter 94
 Mario Elie 94
120.Doug Christie 93
 Carmelo Anthony 93
 George McGinnis* 93
123.Joe Dumars* 91
 Eric Snow 91
 Maurice Lucas 91
 Chris Webber 91
 Deron Williams 91
128.Buck Williams 90
129.Fat Lever 89
 Paul Westphal* 89
 Norm Nixon 89
132.Alvan Adams 88
 Walter Davis 88
 Charles Johnson 88
 Tim Hardaway 88
 Kyrie Irving 88
137.Kerry Kittles 87
 Richard Jefferson 87
 Mike Gale 87
140.Thabo Sefolosha 85
 Matt Barnes 85
 Kurt Rambis 85
143.George Gervin* 84
 Rick Fox 84
 Moses Malone* 84
 Dwight Howard 84
 Bill Laimbeer 84
148.B.J. Armstrong 82
 Greg Anthony 82
150.Jimmy Butler 81
 Hedo Türkoğlu 81
 Aaron McKie 81
 Mike Conley 81
 Paul Silas 81
155.Tyrone Corbin 80
 Larry Hughes 80
 Gar Heard 80
158.Calvin Murphy* 79
 Tom Henderson 79
 Antoine Walker 79
 Dale Davis 79
162.Gerald Henderson 78
 Dave Cowens* 78
 Kyle Korver 78
165.Shane Battier 77
 Steve Smith 77
 Craig Ehlo 77
168.Peja Stojaković 76
169.Dan Issel* 75
170.Josh Smith 74
 Chris Mullin* 74
 Fred Brown 74
 Cedric Maxwell 74
 David West 74
 Marc Gasol 74
 Kirk Hinrich 74
177.Chris Bosh 73
 Caron Butler 73
 Dominique Wilkins* 73
 Sedale Threatt 73
 Latrell Sprewell 73
182.Bob McAdoo* 72
 Nick Anderson 72
 Boris Diaw 72
 Nenê Hilário 72
 Lamar Odom 72
187.Pau Gasol 71
 Mark Aguirre 71
189.Johnny Moore 70
 Ricky Pierce 70
191.Bob Dandridge 69
 Rashard Lewis 69
 Anderson Varejão 69
 Adrian Dantley* 69
195.Luol Deng 68
196.George Lynch 67
 Wes Unseld* 67
 Jeff Teague 67
 P.J. Brown 67
 Marcus Smart 67
201.Josh Howard 66
 Brian Taylor 66
 Don Chaney 66
 Brian Shaw 66
 Steve Nash* 66
206.Andrei Kirilenko 65
 Steve Mix 65
 John Paxson 65
 Vinnie Johnson 65
 James Posey 65
 Kevin McHale* 65
 Jamal Crawford 65
213.Larry Kenon 64
 Damian Lillard 64
 Quinn Buckner 64
 John Wall 64
 Nick Van Exel 64
 Mark Price 64
219.DeMar DeRozan 63
 Jo Jo White* 63
 Steve Kerr 63
 Scott Wedman 63
 Amar'e Stoudemire 63
 Anthony Peeler 63
225.Bradley Beal 62
 Detlef Schrempf 62
 Tom Chambers 62
 Chris Childs 62
 Bob Lanier* 62
 Ted McClain 62
 David Wesley 62
232.Marcus Camby 61
233.John Havlicek* 60
 Iman Shumpert 60
 Artis Gilmore* 60
 Leandro Barbosa 60
 Thaddeus Young 60
 Kevin Willis 60
 Carlos Boozer 60
240.Larry Nance 59
 Sean Elliott 59
 Phil Chenier 59
243.Udonis Haslem 58
 Andrew Toney 58
 Delonte West 58
 Joakim Noah 58
 Allen Leavell 58
 Serge Ibaka 58
 Andre Miller 58
250.Caldwell Jones 57
 Blake Griffin 57
 Antonio Davis 57

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.Rich Jones 33
 Artis Gilmore* 33
 Dan Issel* 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.Chuck Williams 21
 Al Skinner 21
 John Williamson 21
31.Marvin Barnes 20
 Bird Averitt 20
 Maurice Lucas 20
34.Billy Knight 19
 Gerald Govan 19
36.Ronald Thomas 18
 Zelmo Beaty* 18
38.Don Adams 17
39.George Karl 16
 David Thompson* 16
 Stew Johnson 16
42.Coby Dietrick 15
 George Gervin* 15
44.Gus Gerard 14
 Dave Robisch 14
46.Roger Brown* 13
 Billy Paultz 13
 Bill Keller 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.Collis Jones 9
 Rick Mount 9
 Tim Bassett 9
60.Joe Caldwell 8
 Claude Terry 8
 Byron Beck 8
63.Bruce Seals 7
 Gene Littles 7
65.Donnie Freeman 6
 Caldwell Jones 6
 Tom Owens 6
68.George Carter 5
 Johnny Baum 5
 Allan Bristow 5
 Marv Roberts 5
72.Swen Nater 4
 Jim Bradley 4
 Randy Denton 4
 Jimmy Foster 4
 Red Robbins 4
 Billy Cunningham* 4
 Walter Simon 4
 George Adams 4
 Joe Hamilton 4
 Wali Jones 4
 Bill Melchionni 4
83.Cincinnatus Powell 3
 Chuck Terry 3
 Mike Flynn 3
 Jimmy O'Brien 3
 Jim McDaniels 3
 Jim O'Brien 3
 George Irvine 3
 Mark Olberding 3
 Dave Twardzik 3
92.Charles Jordan 2
 Jim Chones 2
 Al Smith 2
 Willie Sojourner 2
 Steve Jones 2
 Bob Warren 2
 Oliver Taylor 2
 Dan Roundfield 2
100.Marvin Webster 1
 Goo Kennedy 1
 Monte Towe 1
 Henry Ward 1
 Barry Parkhill 1
 Donald Washington 1
106.George Bucci 0
 Patrick McFarland 0
 Goose Ligon 0
 Billy Schaeffer 0
 Bob Netolicky 0
 Fly Williams 0
 Dennis Wuycik 0
 Larry Miller 0
 Roy Ebron 0
 Hank Williams 0
 Gene Moore 0
 Ed Manning 0
 Travis Grant 0
 Clyde Dickey 0
 Simmie Hill 0
 Moses Malone* 0
 William Franklin 0
 Roger Brown 0
 Charles Edge 0
 John Beasley 0

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 Ginóbili 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.Chris Paul 222
22.Gary Payton* 216
23.James Harden 205
24.Paul Pierce 204
25.Michael Cooper 203
26.Rajon Rondo 201
27.Ben Wallace 199
28.Tony Parker 198
29.Draymond Green 197
30.Andre Iguodala 196
31.Charles Barkley* 193
32.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
33.Kawhi Leonard 187
34.Russell Westbrook 184
35.Stephen Curry 181
36.Charles Oakley 178
 Kevin Garnett* 178
38.James Worthy* 177
39.Gus Williams 174
40.Danny Ainge 172
41.Horace Grant 171
42.Jeff Hornacek 170
43.Tim Duncan* 168
 Jerome Kersey 168
45.Dan Majerle 164
 Ray Allen* 164
47.David Robinson* 151
48.Dirk Nowitzki 149
49.Chauncey Billups 148
 Derek Harper 148
51.Allen Iverson* 147
52.Reggie Miller* 146
53.Rasheed Wallace 145
 Robert Parish* 145
55.Clifford Robinson 141
 Ron Harper 141
57.Kevin Durant 139
 Trevor Ariza 139
59.Jamaal Wilkes* 137
 Terry Porter 137
 Tony Allen 137
62.Kevin Johnson 132
 Bobby Jones* 132
 Danny Green 132
65.Metta World Peace 131
 Mark Jackson 131
 Nate McMillan 131
68.Shawn Marion 128
69.Paul George 127
70.Doc Rivers 125
 J.R. Smith 125
72.Richard Hamilton 122
 Patrick Ewing* 122
74.Kenyon Martin 121
75.John Starks 120
76.Klay Thompson 119
 Hersey Hawkins 119
 Anfernee Hardaway 119
79.Mario Chalmers 118
 Sam Perkins 118
81.Shaquille O'Neal* 117
 Vlade Divac* 117
83.Mookie Blaylock 116
 Paul Pressey 116
85.Baron Davis 114
 Lionel Hollins 114
87.Kyle Lowry 113
88.Jason Terry 112
89.Derrick McKey 111
 Mike Bibby 111
91.George Hill 110
 Bryon Russell 110
93.Tayshaun Prince 109
94.Bruce Bowen 108
95.Rick Barry* 106
 Sidney Moncrief* 106
 Lindsey Hunter 106
 Robert Reid 106
 Dennis Rodman* 106
100.Sam Cassell 105
 Charlie Ward 105
 Eddie Jones 105
103.Paul Millsap 104
104.Avery Johnson 102
105.Michael Finley 100
 A.C. Green 100
107.Shawn Kemp 99
108.Terry Cummings 98
 Stephen Jackson 98
110.Elvin Hayes* 97
 Jack Sikma* 97
112.Joe Johnson 96
113.Al Horford 95
 T.R. Dunn 95
 Toni Kukoč 95
 Craig Hodges 95
117.Mario Elie 94
 Vince Carter 94
119.Carmelo Anthony 93
 Doug Christie 93
121.Deron Williams 91
 Joe Dumars* 91
 Eric Snow 91
 Chris Webber 91
125.Buck Williams 90
126.Paul Westphal* 89
 Norm Nixon 89
 Fat Lever 89
129.Charles Johnson 88
 Alvan Adams 88
 Walter Davis 88
 Kyrie Irving 88
 Tim Hardaway 88
134.Kerry Kittles 87
 Richard Jefferson 87
136.Matt Barnes 85
 Thabo Sefolosha 85
 Kurt Rambis 85
139.Dwight Howard 84
 Rick Fox 84
 Moses Malone* 84
 Bill Laimbeer 84
143.B.J. Armstrong 82
 Greg Anthony 82
145.Aaron McKie 81
 Jimmy Butler 81
 Paul Silas 81
 Mike Conley 81
 Hedo Türkoğlu 81
150.Tyrone Corbin 80
 Gar Heard 80
 Larry Hughes 80
153.Antoine Walker 79
 Dale Davis 79
 Tom Henderson 79
 Calvin Murphy* 79
157.Dave Cowens* 78
 Gerald Henderson 78
 Kyle Korver 78
160.Craig Ehlo 77
 Shane Battier 77
 Steve Smith 77
163.Peja Stojaković 76
164.Kirk Hinrich 74
 Chris Mullin* 74
 Fred Brown 74
 Marc Gasol 74
 Josh Smith 74
 Cedric Maxwell 74
 David West 74
171.Latrell Sprewell 73
 Sedale Threatt 73
 Caron Butler 73
 Dominique Wilkins* 73
 Chris Bosh 73
176.Nenê Hilário 72
 Lamar Odom 72
 Bob McAdoo* 72
 Nick Anderson 72
 Boris Diaw 72
181.Maurice Lucas 71
 Mark Aguirre 71
 Pau Gasol 71
184.Ricky Pierce 70
 Johnny Moore 70
186.Bob Dandridge 69
 Rashard Lewis 69
 George Gervin* 69
 Adrian Dantley* 69
 Anderson Varejão 69
191.Luol Deng 68
192.Wes Unseld* 67
 P.J. Brown 67
 Marcus Smart 67
 Jeff Teague 67
 George Lynch 67
197.Don Chaney 66
 Steve Nash* 66
 Josh Howard 66
 Brian Shaw 66
201.Andrei Kirilenko 65
 James Posey 65
 Vinnie Johnson 65
 Jamal Crawford 65
 Kevin McHale* 65
 Steve Mix 65
 John Paxson 65
208.Quinn Buckner 64
 Mark Price 64
 John Wall 64
 Damian Lillard 64
 Nick Van Exel 64
213.DeMar DeRozan 63
 Anthony Peeler 63
 Scott Wedman 63
 Steve Kerr 63
 Amar'e Stoudemire 63
 Jo Jo White* 63
219.Bradley Beal 62
 Chris Childs 62
 Tom Chambers 62
 Bob Lanier* 62
 Detlef Schrempf 62
 David Wesley 62
225.Marcus Camby 61
226.Leandro Barbosa 60
 Thaddeus Young 60
 John Havlicek* 60
 Kevin Willis 60
 Carlos Boozer 60
 Iman Shumpert 60
232.Larry Nance 59
 Phil Chenier 59
 Sean Elliott 59
235.Allen Leavell 58
 Joakim Noah 58
 Andrew Toney 58
 Udonis Haslem 58
 Serge Ibaka 58
 Delonte West 58
 Andre Miller 58
242.Antonio Davis 57
 Blake Griffin 57
244.Otis Birdsong 56
 Sam Lacey 56
 Stacey Augmon 56
 Glen Davis 56
 Monta Ellis 56
 Rod Strickland 56
 Mychal Thompson 56
 Devean George 56
 Marques Johnson 56