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 445
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.Chris Paul 233
21.Byron Scott 226
22.James Harden 223
 Rajon Rondo 223
24.Kawhi Leonard 217
25.Gary Payton* 216
26.Andre Iguodala 213
27.Paul Pierce 204
28.Michael Cooper 203
29.Ben Wallace 199
30.Tony Parker 198
31.Draymond Green 197
32.Russell Westbrook 196
33.Charles Barkley* 193
34.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
35.Stephen Curry 181
36.Kevin Garnett* 178
 Charles Oakley 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.Bobby Jones* 160
48.Danny Green 152
49.David Robinson* 151
50.Dirk Nowitzki 149
51.Chauncey Billups 148
 Derek Harper 148
53.Allen Iverson* 147
54.Paul George 146
 Reggie Miller* 146
56.Rasheed Wallace 145
 Robert Parish* 145
58.Clifford Robinson 141
 Ron Harper 141
60.Kevin Durant 139
 Trevor Ariza 139
62.Tony Allen 137
 Jamaal Wilkes* 137
 Terry Porter 137
65.Kevin Johnson 132
 Kyle Lowry 132
67.Metta World Peace 131
 Mark Jackson 131
 Nate McMillan 131
70.Shawn Marion 128
71.J.R. Smith 127
72.Doc Rivers 125
73.Richard Hamilton 122
 Patrick Ewing* 122
 Jimmy Butler 122
76.Kenyon Martin 121
77.John Starks 120
78.Hersey Hawkins 119
 Klay Thompson 119
 Anfernee Hardaway 119
 Don Buse 119
82.Mario Chalmers 118
 Sam Perkins 118
84.Shaquille O'Neal* 117
 Vlade Divac* 117
86.Paul Pressey 116
 Paul Millsap 116
 George Hill 116
 Mookie Blaylock 116
90.Lionel Hollins 114
 Baron Davis 114
92.Jason Terry 112
93.Mike Bibby 111
 Derrick McKey 111
95.Bryon Russell 110
96.Tayshaun Prince 109
97.Bruce Bowen 108
98.Rick Barry* 106
 Lindsey Hunter 106
 Dennis Rodman* 106
 Sidney Moncrief* 106
 Robert Reid 106
103.Eddie Jones 105
 Sam Cassell 105
 Charlie Ward 105
106.Avery Johnson 102
107.A.C. Green 100
 Michael Finley 100
109.Shawn Kemp 99
110.Stephen Jackson 98
 Carmelo Anthony 98
 Terry Cummings 98
113.Elvin Hayes* 97
 Jack Sikma* 97
115.Joe Johnson 96
 Al Horford 96
117.Craig Hodges 95
 Toni Kukoč 95
 T.R. Dunn 95
120.Mario Elie 94
 Vince Carter 94
122.Doug Christie 93
 George McGinnis* 93
124.Dwight Howard 92
125.Maurice Lucas 91
 Eric Snow 91
 Chris Webber 91
 Deron Williams 91
 Joe Dumars* 91
130.Buck Williams 90
131.Norm Nixon 89
 Fat Lever 89
 Mike Conley 89
 Paul Westphal* 89
135.Marcus Smart 88
 Kyrie Irving 88
 Charles Johnson 88
 Walter Davis 88
 Tim Hardaway 88
 Alvan Adams 88
141.Mike Gale 87
 Richard Jefferson 87
 Kerry Kittles 87
144.Kurt Rambis 85
 Matt Barnes 85
 Thabo Sefolosha 85
147.George Gervin* 84
 Bill Laimbeer 84
 Moses Malone* 84
 Rick Fox 84
151.B.J. Armstrong 82
 Greg Anthony 82
153.Paul Silas 81
 Aaron McKie 81
 Kyle Korver 81
 Hedo Türkoğlu 81
157.Gar Heard 80
 Tyrone Corbin 80
 Larry Hughes 80
160.Calvin Murphy* 79
 Dale Davis 79
 Antoine Walker 79
 Marc Gasol 79
 Tom Henderson 79
165.Dave Cowens* 78
 Gerald Henderson 78
167.Steve Smith 77
 Shane Battier 77
 Craig Ehlo 77
170.Peja Stojaković 76
171.Dan Issel* 75
172.Fred Brown 74
 Josh Smith 74
 Cedric Maxwell 74
 David West 74
 Kirk Hinrich 74
 Chris Mullin* 74
178.Chris Bosh 73
 Caron Butler 73
 Sedale Threatt 73
 Dominique Wilkins* 73
 Latrell Sprewell 73
183.Boris Diaw 72
 Lamar Odom 72
 Bob McAdoo* 72
 Nick Anderson 72
 Nenê Hilário 72
188.Mark Aguirre 71
 Pau Gasol 71
190.Ricky Pierce 70
 Johnny Moore 70
192.Bob Dandridge 69
 Anderson Varejão 69
 Rashard Lewis 69
 Adrian Dantley* 69
196.Jae Crowder 68
 Luol Deng 68
198.P.J. Brown 67
 Jeff Teague 67
 George Lynch 67
 Wes Unseld* 67
202.Josh Howard 66
 Don Chaney 66
 Steve Nash* 66
 Damian Lillard 66
 Brian Shaw 66
 Brian Taylor 66
208.Vinnie Johnson 65
 Steve Mix 65
 Andrei Kirilenko 65
 John Paxson 65
 James Posey 65
 Jamal Crawford 65
 Kevin McHale* 65
215.Nick Van Exel 64
 Quinn Buckner 64
 Mark Price 64
 Larry Kenon 64
 John Wall 64
220.Scott Wedman 63
 DeMar DeRozan 63
 Steve Kerr 63
 Amar'e Stoudemire 63
 Jo Jo White* 63
 Anthony Peeler 63
226.Tom Chambers 62
 Bob Lanier* 62
 Detlef Schrempf 62
 David Wesley 62
 Bradley Beal 62
 Chris Childs 62
 Ted McClain 62
 Lou Williams 62
234.Marcus Camby 61
235.Kevin Willis 60
 John Havlicek* 60
 Serge Ibaka 60
 Carlos Boozer 60
 Leandro Barbosa 60
 Iman Shumpert 60
 Thaddeus Young 60
 Artis Gilmore* 60
243.Phil Chenier 59
 Larry Nance 59
 Sean Elliott 59
246.Andre Miller 58
 Allen Leavell 58
 Delonte West 58
 Joakim Noah 58
 Udonis Haslem 58
 Andrew Toney 58

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

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player STL
1.LeBron James 445
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.Chris Paul 233
21.Byron Scott 226
22.Rajon Rondo 223
 James Harden 223
24.Kawhi Leonard 217
25.Gary Payton* 216
26.Andre Iguodala 213
27.Paul Pierce 204
28.Michael Cooper 203
29.Ben Wallace 199
30.Tony Parker 198
31.Draymond Green 197
32.Russell Westbrook 196
33.Charles Barkley* 193
34.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 189
35.Stephen Curry 181
36.Kevin Garnett* 178
 Charles Oakley 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.Ray Allen* 164
 Dan Majerle 164
47.Danny Green 152
48.David Robinson* 151
49.Dirk Nowitzki 149
50.Chauncey Billups 148
 Derek Harper 148
52.Allen Iverson* 147
53.Reggie Miller* 146
 Paul George 146
55.Robert Parish* 145
 Rasheed Wallace 145
57.Ron Harper 141
 Clifford Robinson 141
59.Trevor Ariza 139
 Kevin Durant 139
61.Jamaal Wilkes* 137
 Tony Allen 137
 Terry Porter 137
64.Bobby Jones* 132
 Kyle Lowry 132
 Kevin Johnson 132
67.Metta World Peace 131
 Nate McMillan 131
 Mark Jackson 131
70.Shawn Marion 128
71.J.R. Smith 127
72.Doc Rivers 125
73.Patrick Ewing* 122
 Jimmy Butler 122
 Richard Hamilton 122
76.Kenyon Martin 121
77.John Starks 120
78.Anfernee Hardaway 119
 Klay Thompson 119
 Hersey Hawkins 119
81.Mario Chalmers 118
 Sam Perkins 118
83.Vlade Divac* 117
 Shaquille O'Neal* 117
85.Mookie Blaylock 116
 Paul Pressey 116
 George Hill 116
 Paul Millsap 116
89.Baron Davis 114
 Lionel Hollins 114
91.Jason Terry 112
92.Mike Bibby 111
 Derrick McKey 111
94.Bryon Russell 110
95.Tayshaun Prince 109
96.Bruce Bowen 108
97.Dennis Rodman* 106
 Sidney Moncrief* 106
 Lindsey Hunter 106
 Rick Barry* 106
 Robert Reid 106
102.Charlie Ward 105
 Sam Cassell 105
 Eddie Jones 105
105.Avery Johnson 102
106.Michael Finley 100
 A.C. Green 100
108.Shawn Kemp 99
109.Terry Cummings 98
 Carmelo Anthony 98
 Stephen Jackson 98
112.Jack Sikma* 97
 Elvin Hayes* 97
114.Joe Johnson 96
 Al Horford 96
116.Craig Hodges 95
 Toni Kukoč 95
 T.R. Dunn 95
119.Vince Carter 94
 Mario Elie 94
121.Doug Christie 93
122.Dwight Howard 92
123.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
 Mike Conley 89
132.Marcus Smart 88
 Kyrie Irving 88
 Charles Johnson 88
 Tim Hardaway 88
 Alvan Adams 88
 Walter Davis 88
138.Richard Jefferson 87
 Kerry Kittles 87
140.Kurt Rambis 85
 Matt Barnes 85
 Thabo Sefolosha 85
143.Bill Laimbeer 84
 Rick Fox 84
 Moses Malone* 84
146.B.J. Armstrong 82
 Greg Anthony 82
148.Hedo Türkoğlu 81
 Paul Silas 81
 Kyle Korver 81
 Aaron McKie 81
152.Gar Heard 80
 Larry Hughes 80
 Tyrone Corbin 80
155.Dale Davis 79
 Tom Henderson 79
 Antoine Walker 79
 Calvin Murphy* 79
 Marc Gasol 79
160.Gerald Henderson 78
 Dave Cowens* 78
162.Shane Battier 77
 Steve Smith 77
 Craig Ehlo 77
165.Peja Stojaković 76
166.Kirk Hinrich 74
 Chris Mullin* 74
 Fred Brown 74
 Josh Smith 74
 David West 74
 Cedric Maxwell 74
172.Latrell Sprewell 73
 Caron Butler 73
 Dominique Wilkins* 73
 Sedale Threatt 73
 Chris Bosh 73
177.Bob McAdoo* 72
 Nenê Hilário 72
 Boris Diaw 72
 Nick Anderson 72
 Lamar Odom 72
182.Pau Gasol 71
 Maurice Lucas 71
 Mark Aguirre 71
185.Johnny Moore 70
 Ricky Pierce 70
187.Rashard Lewis 69
 Bob Dandridge 69
 Anderson Varejão 69
 George Gervin* 69
 Adrian Dantley* 69
192.Luol Deng 68
 Jae Crowder 68
194.George Lynch 67
 P.J. Brown 67
 Wes Unseld* 67
 Jeff Teague 67
198.Steve Nash* 66
 Brian Shaw 66
 Damian Lillard 66
 Don Chaney 66
 Josh Howard 66
203.Kevin McHale* 65
 John Paxson 65
 Vinnie Johnson 65
 Andrei Kirilenko 65
 Steve Mix 65
 James Posey 65
 Jamal Crawford 65
210.John Wall 64
 Mark Price 64
 Quinn Buckner 64
 Nick Van Exel 64
214.Amar'e Stoudemire 63
 Jo Jo White* 63
 Anthony Peeler 63
 Scott Wedman 63
 Steve Kerr 63
 DeMar DeRozan 63
220.Bradley Beal 62
 Bob Lanier* 62
 Chris Childs 62
 Lou Williams 62
 Detlef Schrempf 62
 Tom Chambers 62
 David Wesley 62
227.Marcus Camby 61
228.Iman Shumpert 60
 Thaddeus Young 60
 Carlos Boozer 60
 Kevin Willis 60
 Serge Ibaka 60
 Leandro Barbosa 60
 John Havlicek* 60
235.Phil Chenier 59
 Larry Nance 59
 Sean Elliott 59
238.Andre Miller 58
 Udonis Haslem 58
 Andrew Toney 58
 Allen Leavell 58
 Joakim Noah 58
 Delonte West 58
244.Antonio Davis 57
 Blake Griffin 57
246.Otis Birdsong 56
 Sam Lacey 56
 Glen Davis 56
 Devean George 56
 Mychal Thompson 56
 Marques Johnson 56
 Stacey Augmon 56
 Rod Strickland 56
 Monta Ellis 56