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. Jerome Kersey 168
  Tim Duncan 168
42. Draymond Green 165
43. Dan Majerle 164
  Ray Allen* 164
45. Bobby Jones 160
46. Stephen Curry 157
47. David Robinson* 151
48. Dirk Nowitzki 149
49. Chauncey Billups 148
  Derek Harper 148
51. Allen Iverson* 147
  Kawhi Leonard 147
53. Reggie Miller* 146
54. Rasheed Wallace 145
  Robert Parish* 145
56. Clifford Robinson 141
  Ron Harper 141
58. Trevor Ariza 139
59. Tony Allen 137
  Terry Porter 137
  Jamaal Wilkes* 137
62. Kevin Johnson 132
63. Nate McMillan 131
  Metta World Peace 131
  Mark Jackson 131
66. Shawn Marion 128
67. Kevin Durant 126
68. Doc Rivers 125
  J.R. Smith 125
70. Patrick Ewing* 122
  Richard Hamilton 122
72. Kenyon Martin 121
73. Paul George 120
  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. Mookie Blaylock 116
  Paul Pressey 116
84. Baron Davis 114
  Lionel Hollins 114
86. Jason Terry 112
87. Derrick McKey 111
  Mike Bibby 111
89. Bryon Russell 110
90. Tayshaun Prince 109
91. Bruce Bowen 108
92. Rick Barry* 106
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Lindsey Hunter 106
97. Charlie Ward 105
  Eddie Jones 105
  Sam Cassell 105
100. Avery Johnson 102
101. Danny Green 101
102. Michael Finley 100
  A.C. Green 100
104. Shawn Kemp 99
105. Stephen Jackson 98
  Terry Cummings 98
107. Jack Sikma 97
  George Hill 97
  Elvin Hayes* 97
110. Joe Johnson 96
111. Craig Hodges 95
  Toni Kukoc 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
114. Vince Carter 94
  Mario Elie 94
116. Doug Christie 93
  Carmelo Anthony 93
  George McGinnis* 93
119. Paul Millsap 92
120. Chris Webber 91
  Deron Williams 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
  Eric Snow 91
  Al Horford 91
  Klay Thompson 91
  Maurice Lucas 91
127. Buck Williams 90
128. Paul Westphal 89
  Norm Nixon 89
  Fat Lever 89
131. Walter Davis 88
  Alvan Adams 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
  Charles Johnson 88
135. Richard Jefferson 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
  Mike Gale 87
138. Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
  Matt Barnes 85
141. Rick Fox 84
  Dwight Howard 84
  Moses Malone* 84
  George Gervin* 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
146. B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
  Kyle Lowry 82
149. Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Mike Conley 81
  Aaron McKie 81
  Paul Silas 81
153. Gar Heard 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
  Larry Hughes 80
156. Tom Henderson 79
  Dale Davis 79
  Antoine Walker 79
  Calvin Murphy* 79
160. Kyle Korver 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
163. Steve Smith 77
  Shane Battier 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
166. Kyrie Irving 76
  Peja Stojakovic 76
168. Dan Issel* 75
169. Josh Smith 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  David West 74
  Fred Brown 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
175. Latrell Sprewell 73
  Sedale Threatt 73
  Chris Bosh 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
180. Bob McAdoo* 72
  Boris Diaw 72
  Nick Anderson 72
  Lamar Odom 72
184. Mark Aguirre 71
  Pau Gasol 71
186. Ricky Pierce 70
  Johnny Moore 70
188. Anderson Varejao 69
  Nene Hilario 69
  Rashard Lewis 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
193. Luol Deng 68
194. P.J. Brown 67
  Jeff Teague 67
  Wes Unseld* 67
  George Lynch 67
198. Brian Taylor 66
  Don Chaney 66
  Steve Nash* 66
  Josh Howard 66
  Brian Shaw 66
203. Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Steve Mix 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  John Paxson 65
  James Posey 65
  Jamal Crawford 65
210. Larry Kenon 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  Jimmy Butler 64
  Marcus Smart 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  John Wall 64
  Mark Price 64
217. Steve Kerr 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Scott Wedman 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
222. Tom Chambers 62
  Bradley Beal 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  Ted McClain 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Chris Childs 62
  David Wesley 62
229. Marcus Camby 61
230. Kevin Willis 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
  Carlos Boozer 60
  Artis Gilmore* 60
  John Havlicek* 60
235. Phil Chenier 59
  Larry Nance 59
  Iman Shumpert 59
  Sean Elliott 59
239. Udonis Haslem 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Joakim Noah 58
  Andrew Toney 58
  Delonte West 58
245. Antonio Davis 57
  Caldwell Jones 57
247. Stacey Augmon 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Glen Davis 56
  James Silas 56
  Rod Strickland 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Otis Birdsong 56
  Monta Ellis 56
  Devean George 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. Tony Parker 198
  Chris Paul 198
28. Charles Barkley* 193
29. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
30. James Harden 181
31. Russell Westbrook 179
32. Charles Oakley 178
  Kevin Garnett 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. Chauncey Billups 148
  Derek Harper 148
50. Kawhi Leonard 147
  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. 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. 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. Anfernee Hardaway 119
  Hersey Hawkins 119
77. Mario Chalmers 118
  Sam Perkins 118
79. Shaquille O'Neal* 117
  Vlade Divac 117
81. Mookie Blaylock 116
  Paul Pressey 116
83. Baron Davis 114
  Lionel Hollins 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
  Sidney Moncrief 106
  Dennis Rodman* 106
  Robert Reid 106
  Rick Barry* 106
96. Charlie Ward 105
  Sam Cassell 105
  Eddie Jones 105
99. Avery Johnson 102
100. Danny Green 101
101. A.C. Green 100
  Michael Finley 100
103. Shawn Kemp 99
104. Terry Cummings 98
  Stephen Jackson 98
106. Elvin Hayes* 97
  George Hill 97
  Jack Sikma 97
109. Joe Johnson 96
110. Toni Kukoc 95
  T.R. Dunn 95
  Craig Hodges 95
113. Mario Elie 94
  Vince Carter 94
115. Carmelo Anthony 93
  Doug Christie 93
117. Paul Millsap 92
118. Deron Williams 91
  Klay Thompson 91
  Al Horford 91
  Eric Snow 91
  Chris Webber 91
  Joe Dumars* 91
124. Buck Williams 90
125. Fat Lever 89
  Norm Nixon 89
  Paul Westphal 89
128. Walter Davis 88
  Alvan Adams 88
  Tim Hardaway 88
  Charles Johnson 88
132. Richard Jefferson 87
  Kerry Kittles 87
134. Thabo Sefolosha 85
  Matt Barnes 85
  Kurt Rambis 85
137. Dwight Howard 84
  Moses Malone* 84
  Bill Laimbeer 84
  Rick Fox 84
141. Kyle Lowry 82
  B.J. Armstrong 82
  Greg Anthony 82
144. Paul Silas 81
  Hedo Turkoglu 81
  Mike Conley 81
  Aaron McKie 81
148. Larry Hughes 80
  Tyrone Corbin 80
  Gar Heard 80
151. Calvin Murphy* 79
  Antoine Walker 79
  Tom Henderson 79
  Dale Davis 79
155. Kyle Korver 78
  Dave Cowens* 78
  Gerald Henderson 78
158. Shane Battier 77
  Steve Smith 77
  Craig Ehlo 77
161. Kyrie Irving 76
  Peja Stojakovic 76
163. Fred Brown 74
  David West 74
  Cedric Maxwell 74
  Josh Smith 74
  Chris Mullin* 74
  Kirk Hinrich 74
169. Chris Bosh 73
  Sedale Threatt 73
  Caron Butler 73
  Dominique Wilkins* 73
  Latrell Sprewell 73
174. Lamar Odom 72
  Nick Anderson 72
  Bob McAdoo* 72
  Boris Diaw 72
178. Maurice Lucas 71
  Mark Aguirre 71
  Pau Gasol 71
181. Johnny Moore 70
  Ricky Pierce 70
183. Rashard Lewis 69
  Bob Dandridge 69
  Nene Hilario 69
  Adrian Dantley* 69
  Anderson Varejao 69
  George Gervin* 69
189. Luol Deng 68
190. Wes Unseld* 67
  Jeff Teague 67
  P.J. Brown 67
  George Lynch 67
194. Josh Howard 66
  Don Chaney 66
  Steve Nash* 66
  Brian Shaw 66
198. Andrei Kirilenko 65
  Kevin McHale* 65
  Steve Mix 65
  John Paxson 65
  James Posey 65
  Vinnie Johnson 65
  Jamal Crawford 65
205. Mark Price 64
  Marcus Smart 64
  Quinn Buckner 64
  John Wall 64
  Nick Van Exel 64
  Jimmy Butler 64
211. Scott Wedman 63
  Steve Kerr 63
  Anthony Peeler 63
  Amar'e Stoudemire 63
  Jo Jo White* 63
216. Chris Childs 62
  Detlef Schrempf 62
  Bob Lanier* 62
  David Wesley 62
  Bradley Beal 62
  Tom Chambers 62
222. Marcus Camby 61
223. Carlos Boozer 60
  John Havlicek* 60
  Leandro Barbosa 60
  Kevin Willis 60
227. Phil Chenier 59
  Iman Shumpert 59
  Larry Nance 59
  Sean Elliott 59
231. Andrew Toney 58
  Allen Leavell 58
  Delonte West 58
  Andre Miller 58
  Joakim Noah 58
  Udonis Haslem 58
237. Antonio Davis 57
238. Otis Birdsong 56
  Devean George 56
  Rod Strickland 56
  Sam Lacey 56
  Stacey Augmon 56
  Marques Johnson 56
  Mychal Thompson 56
  Glen Davis 56
  Monta Ellis 56
247. Larry Johnson 55
  DeMar DeRozan 55
  Rafer Alston 55
  Blake Griffin 55

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. Mack Calvin 28
  Wil Jones 28
  Bobby Jones 28
20. Jimmy Jones 27
21. Len Elmore 26
22. Willie Wise 25
  Mike Barr 25
24. James Silas 24
  Kevin Joyce 24
26. Darnell Hillman 22
  Jim Eakins 22
28. John Williamson 21
  Chuck Williams 21
  Al Skinner 21
31. Bird Averitt 20
  Marvin Barnes 20
  Maurice Lucas 20
34. Billy Knight 19
  Gerald Govan 19
36. Zelmo Beaty* 18
  Ronald Thomas 18
38. Don Adams 17
39. George Karl 16
  Stew Johnson 16
  David Thompson* 16
42. George Gervin* 15
  Coby Dietrick 15
44. Gus Gerard 14
  Dave Robisch 14
46. Bill Keller 13
  Roger Brown* 13
  Billy Paultz 13
49. Mel Daniels* 12
  John Roche 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. Claude Terry 8
  Byron Beck 8
  Joe Caldwell 8
63. Gene Littles 7
  Bruce Seals 7
65. Tom Owens 6
  Donnie Freeman 6
  Caldwell Jones 6
68. Marv Roberts 5
  Johnny Baum 5
  Allan Bristow 5
  George Carter 5
72. Red Robbins 4
  Jim Bradley 4
  Wali Jones 4
  Bill Melchionni 4
  Joe Hamilton 4
  Billy Cunningham* 4
  Walter Simon 4
  George Adams 4
  Swen Nater 4
  Randy Denton 4
  Jimmy Foster 4
83. George Irvine 3
  Dave Twardzik 3
  Mike Flynn 3
  Jim McDaniels 3
  Jim O'Brien 3
  Mark Olberding 3
  Cincinnatus Powell 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Chuck Terry 3
92. Jim Chones 2
  Steve Jones 2
  Al Smith 2
  Dan Roundfield 2
  Bob Warren 2
  Oliver Taylor 2
  Willie Sojourner 2
  Charles Jordan 2
100. Goo Kennedy 1
  Monte Towe 1
  Henry Ward 1
  Barry Parkhill 1
  Marvin Webster 1
  Donald Washington 1
106. 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
  Gene Moore 0
  Roger Brown 0
  Billy Schaeffer 0
  Moses Malone* 0
  George Bucci 0
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