NBA & ABA Single Season Playoff Trailers for Steals Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

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NBA/ABA Leaders

NBA/ABA Leaders Table
Rank Player SPG Year
1. Rasheed Wallace 0.42 2010
2. Jumaine Jones 0.43 2001
  Sasha Vujacic 0.43 2009
  Shannon Brown 0.43 2010
5. Rik Smits 0.45 2000
  Kareem Rush 0.45 2004
7. A.C. Green 0.46 1988
8. Kurt Rambis 0.48 1984
  Shannon Brown 0.48 2009
  Richard Jefferson 0.48 2016
  Iman Shumpert 0.48 2016
12. Dale Davis 0.48 2000
  Bruce Bowen 0.48 2005
  Shaquille O'Neal* 0.48 2006
  Leandro Barbosa 0.48 2016
16. Charles Smith 0.48 1994
17. Mark Aguirre 0.50 1990
  Bill Cartwright 0.50 1992
  Danny Ainge 0.50 1993
  Greg Ostertag 0.50 1997
  Brian Shaw 0.50 2000
  Drew Gooden 0.50 2007
  Shaun Livingston 0.50 2016
24. Ray Allen 0.52 2013
25. Kevin Grevey 0.52 1978
  Caldwell Jones 0.52 1982
  Kevin Duckworth 0.52 1992
  Brian Shaw 0.52 1995
  Derek Fisher 0.52 2000
  Pau Gasol 0.52 2008
  Luke Walton 0.52 2008
  DeShawn Stevenson 0.52 2011
33. Dennis Rodman* 0.53 1997
  Shaquille O'Neal* 0.53 2002
35. Paul Silas 0.55 1978
  Jerry Stackhouse 0.55 2006
37. Richard Jefferson 0.55 2002
  Raef LaFrentz 0.55 2003
  Michael Finley 0.55 2007
  Mike Bibby 0.55 2011
  Serge Ibaka 0.55 2012
42. Larry Wright 0.56 1979
  Trenton Hassell 0.56 2004
  Rasheed Wallace 0.56 2006
  Dion Waiters 0.56 2016
  Deron Williams 0.56 2017
47. Antonio McDyess 0.56 2005
48. Quinn Buckner 0.57 1984
  Joe Dumars* 0.57 1988
  Otis Thorpe 0.57 1994
  Shaquille O'Neal* 0.57 2000
  Tyrone Hill 0.57 2001
  Rasheed Wallace 0.57 2004
54. Sasha Vujacic 0.57 2008
  Dirk Nowitzki 0.57 2011
56. Keith Erickson 0.58 1976
  Bill Cartwright 0.58 1993
  Devean George 0.58 2002
  Erick Dampier 0.58 2006
  Eric Snow 0.58 2007
  Anthony Johnson 0.58 2009
  Andrew Bogut 0.58 2015
63. Darnell Hillman 0.59 1975
  Jeff Mullins 0.59 1975
  M.L. Carr 0.59 1981
  Cliff Levingston 0.59 1991
  Byron Scott 0.59 1995
  Manu Ginobili 0.59 2008
  Antonio McDyess 0.59 2008
  Iman Shumpert 0.59 2017
71. Udonis Haslem 0.59 2006
72. Bob McAdoo* 0.60 1984
  Anthony Mason 0.60 1994
  Howard Eisley 0.60 1998
  Nick Van Exel 0.60 2003
  Daniel Gibson 0.60 2007
  Kendrick Perkins 0.60 2008
  Nick Collison 0.60 2012
79. Dennis Rodman* 0.61 1988
  A.C. Green 0.61 2000
  Nazr Mohammed 0.61 2005
  Boris Diaw 0.61 2014
83. Shandon Anderson 0.61 1997
  Glenn Robinson 0.61 2001
  Ervin Johnson 0.61 2004
  Robert Horry 0.61 2007
87. Moses Malone* 0.62 1981
  Billy Paultz 0.62 1981
  Clint Richardson 0.62 1982
  Kevin McHale* 0.62 1985
  Scott Wedman 0.62 1985
  Buck Williams 0.62 1990
  Vladimir Radmanovic 0.62 2008
  Tyson Chandler 0.62 2011
95. Curtis Perry 0.62 1974
  Gerald Henderson 0.62 1981
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 0.62 1988
  B.J. Armstrong 0.62 1990
  Eddie Johnson 0.62 1990
  Buck Williams 0.62 1991
  Vern Fleming 0.62 1994
  Rik Smits 0.62 1994
  Matt Maloney 0.62 1997
  Brian Shaw 0.62 2001
  Tony Battie 0.62 2002
  Tim Duncan 0.62 2003
  Keith Bogans 0.62 2011
  LaMarcus Aldridge 0.62 2017
  Danny Green 0.62 2017
110. Curtis Perry 0.63 1976
  Ray Williams 0.63 1985
  A.C. Green 0.63 1991
  Derrick McKey 0.63 1993
  Ricky Pierce 0.63 1993
  Peja Stojakovic 0.63 2011
116. B.J. Armstrong 0.64 1992
  John Paxson 0.64 1992
  Kenny Smith 0.64 1995
  DeSagana Diop 0.64 2006
  Andrew Bogut 0.64 2016
121. Mike McGee 0.65 1984
  Robert Parish* 0.65 1988
  Horace Grant 0.65 1989
  Craig Hodges 0.65 1991
  John Paxson 0.65 1991
  Brad Daugherty 0.65 1992
  Haywoode Workman 0.65 1995
  Voshon Lenard 0.65 1997
  Alonzo Mourning* 0.65 1997
  Scott Williams 0.65 2001
  Raja Bell 0.65 2006
  Paul Millsap 0.65 2007
  Bruce Bowen 0.65 2008
  Serge Ibaka 0.65 2014
  Corey Brewer 0.65 2015
  Terry Rozier 0.65 2017
137. Chris Childs 0.65 1999
  Lucious Harris 0.65 2002
  Jason Collins 0.65 2003
  Tim Duncan 0.65 2007
  Terrence Ross 0.65 2016
142. John Salley 0.65 1988
  Glen Rice 0.65 2000
  Dikembe Mutombo* 0.65 2001
  Brent Barry 0.65 2005
  Jason Williams 0.65 2006
  Lamar Odom 0.65 2010
  Tony Parker 0.65 2014
149. Ed Nealy 0.67 1990
  Danny Young 0.67 1990
  Anthony Mason 0.67 1993
  Sean Elliott 0.67 1995
  Detlef Schrempf 0.67 1996
  Luc Longley 0.67 1998
  Dennis Rodman* 0.67 1998
  Speedy Claxton 0.67 2003
  Malik Rose 0.67 2003
  Jim Jackson 0.67 2005
  Amar'e Stoudemire 0.67 2005
  Tayshaun Prince 0.67 2006
  Lamar Odom 0.67 2008
  Luke Walton 0.67 2009
  Chris Bosh 0.67 2011
  Zach Randolph 0.67 2013
  Thabo Sefolosha 0.67 2014
  Kyle Anderson 0.67 2017
167. Udonis Haslem 0.68 2013
168. Dick Van Arsdale 0.68 1976
  Michael Cage 0.68 1993
  Vincent Askew 0.68 1996
  Toni Kukoc 0.68 1997
  David West 0.68 2013
  Derek Fisher 0.68 2014
174. Andrew Toney 0.69 1981
  Bob Lanier* 0.69 1984
  Antonio Davis 0.69 1994
  Travis Best 0.69 1998
  Antonio McDyess 0.69 2007
  Ime Udoka 0.69 2008
  Amar'e Stoudemire 0.69 2010
  Kent Bazemore 0.69 2015
182. Dennis Johnson* 0.70 1987
  Jalen Rose 0.70 2000
  Lamar Odom 0.70 2009
  Tiago Splitter 0.70 2014
186. Mitchell Wiggins 0.70 1986
  Brandon Bass 0.70 2012
  Mickael Pietrus 0.70 2012
  Ray Allen 0.70 2014
190. Cedric Maxwell 0.71 1981
  Maurice Lucas 0.71 1984
  Paul Westphal 0.71 1984
  Joe Dumars* 0.71 1989
  Mehmet Okur 0.71 2003
195. Mychal Thompson 0.71 1988
  Harrison Barnes 0.71 2016
197. Billy Paultz 0.71 1974
  John Williamson 0.71 1974
  Mike Bantom 0.71 1982
  Bobby Jones 0.71 1982
  Bob McAdoo* 0.71 1982
  Kurt Rambis 0.71 1986
  Dale Ellis 0.71 1987
  Danny Ainge 0.71 1992
  Sam Perkins 0.71 1996
  Mo Williams 0.71 2009
  Matt Barnes 0.71 2010
  J.J. Redick 0.71 2010
  Tim Duncan 0.71 2012
  Manu Ginobili 0.71 2012
  Norris Cole 0.71 2013
  J.J. Redick 0.71 2015
  Austin Rivers 0.71 2015
214. Paul Silas 0.72 1974
  Herm Gilliam 0.72 1977
  Darryl Dawkins 0.72 1980
  Caldwell Jones 0.72 1980
  Chris Morris 0.72 1996
  Norman Powell 0.72 2016
  Kelly Olynyk 0.72 2017
  J.R. Smith 0.72 2017
222. Ronald Thomas 0.73 1975
  Vinnie Johnson 0.73 1991
  Dennis Rodman* 0.73 1991
  Jalen Rose 0.73 1998
  Quincy Pondexter 0.73 2013
227. Bob Dandridge 0.74 1979
  Bill Willoughby 0.74 1981
  Eduardo Najera 0.74 2003
  David West 0.74 2014
231. Vinnie Johnson 0.74 1988
  Tony Parker 0.74 2005
  Jordan Farmar 0.74 2010
  Patty Mills 0.74 2014
235. Mike Dunleavy 0.75 1981
  John Paxson 0.75 1989
  Danny Ainge 0.75 1991
  Tyrone Corbin 0.75 1992
  Byron Scott 0.75 1994
  Antonio Davis 0.75 1998
  Kurt Thomas 0.75 1999
  Sam Cassell 0.75 2004
  Leandro Barbosa 0.75 2006
  Adrian Griffin 0.75 2006
  Mickael Pietrus 0.75 2009
  Hedo Turkoglu 0.75 2009
  Channing Frye 0.75 2010
  Ronnie Brewer 0.75 2011
249. Greg Anthony 0.76 1994
250. Klay Thompson 0.76 2015

NBA Leaders

NBA Leaders Table
Rank Player SPG Year
1. Rasheed Wallace 0.42 2010
2. Jumaine Jones 0.43 2001
  Sasha Vujacic 0.43 2009
  Shannon Brown 0.43 2010
5. Rik Smits 0.45 2000
  Kareem Rush 0.45 2004
7. A.C. Green 0.46 1988
8. Kurt Rambis 0.48 1984
  Shannon Brown 0.48 2009
  Richard Jefferson 0.48 2016
  Iman Shumpert 0.48 2016
12. Dale Davis 0.48 2000
  Bruce Bowen 0.48 2005
  Shaquille O'Neal* 0.48 2006
  Leandro Barbosa 0.48 2016
16. Charles Smith 0.48 1994
17. Mark Aguirre 0.50 1990
  Bill Cartwright 0.50 1992
  Danny Ainge 0.50 1993
  Greg Ostertag 0.50 1997
  Brian Shaw 0.50 2000
  Drew Gooden 0.50 2007
  Shaun Livingston 0.50 2016
24. Ray Allen 0.52 2013
25. Kevin Grevey 0.52 1978
  Caldwell Jones 0.52 1982
  Kevin Duckworth 0.52 1992
  Brian Shaw 0.52 1995
  Derek Fisher 0.52 2000
  Pau Gasol 0.52 2008
  Luke Walton 0.52 2008
  DeShawn Stevenson 0.52 2011
33. Dennis Rodman* 0.53 1997
  Shaquille O'Neal* 0.53 2002
35. Paul Silas 0.55 1978
  Jerry Stackhouse 0.55 2006
37. Richard Jefferson 0.55 2002
  Raef LaFrentz 0.55 2003
  Michael Finley 0.55 2007
  Mike Bibby 0.55 2011
  Serge Ibaka 0.55 2012
42. Larry Wright 0.56 1979
  Trenton Hassell 0.56 2004
  Rasheed Wallace 0.56 2006
  Dion Waiters 0.56 2016
  Deron Williams 0.56 2017
47. Antonio McDyess 0.56 2005
48. Quinn Buckner 0.57 1984
  Joe Dumars* 0.57 1988
  Otis Thorpe 0.57 1994
  Shaquille O'Neal* 0.57 2000
  Tyrone Hill 0.57 2001
  Rasheed Wallace 0.57 2004
54. Sasha Vujacic 0.57 2008
  Dirk Nowitzki 0.57 2011
56. Keith Erickson 0.58 1976
  Bill Cartwright 0.58 1993
  Devean George 0.58 2002
  Erick Dampier 0.58 2006
  Eric Snow 0.58 2007
  Anthony Johnson 0.58 2009
  Andrew Bogut 0.58 2015
63. Jeff Mullins 0.59 1975
  M.L. Carr 0.59 1981
  Cliff Levingston 0.59 1991
  Byron Scott 0.59 1995
  Manu Ginobili 0.59 2008
  Antonio McDyess 0.59 2008
  Iman Shumpert 0.59 2017
70. Udonis Haslem 0.59 2006
71. Bob McAdoo* 0.60 1984
  Anthony Mason 0.60 1994
  Howard Eisley 0.60 1998
  Nick Van Exel 0.60 2003
  Daniel Gibson 0.60 2007
  Kendrick Perkins 0.60 2008
  Nick Collison 0.60 2012
78. Dennis Rodman* 0.61 1988
  A.C. Green 0.61 2000
  Nazr Mohammed 0.61 2005
  Boris Diaw 0.61 2014
82. Shandon Anderson 0.61 1997
  Glenn Robinson 0.61 2001
  Ervin Johnson 0.61 2004
  Robert Horry 0.61 2007
86. Moses Malone* 0.62 1981
  Billy Paultz 0.62 1981
  Clint Richardson 0.62 1982
  Kevin McHale* 0.62 1985
  Scott Wedman 0.62 1985
  Buck Williams 0.62 1990
  Vladimir Radmanovic 0.62 2008
  Tyson Chandler 0.62 2011
94. Curtis Perry 0.62 1974
  Gerald Henderson 0.62 1981
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 0.62 1988
  B.J. Armstrong 0.62 1990
  Eddie Johnson 0.62 1990
  Buck Williams 0.62 1991
  Vern Fleming 0.62 1994
  Rik Smits 0.62 1994
  Matt Maloney 0.62 1997
  Brian Shaw 0.62 2001
  Tony Battie 0.62 2002
  Tim Duncan 0.62 2003
  Keith Bogans 0.62 2011
  LaMarcus Aldridge 0.62 2017
  Danny Green 0.62 2017
109. Curtis Perry 0.63 1976
  Ray Williams 0.63 1985
  A.C. Green 0.63 1991
  Derrick McKey 0.63 1993
  Ricky Pierce 0.63 1993
  Peja Stojakovic 0.63 2011
115. B.J. Armstrong 0.64 1992
  John Paxson 0.64 1992
  Kenny Smith 0.64 1995
  DeSagana Diop 0.64 2006
  Andrew Bogut 0.64 2016
120. Mike McGee 0.65 1984
  Robert Parish* 0.65 1988
  Horace Grant 0.65 1989
  Craig Hodges 0.65 1991
  John Paxson 0.65 1991
  Brad Daugherty 0.65 1992
  Haywoode Workman 0.65 1995
  Voshon Lenard 0.65 1997
  Alonzo Mourning* 0.65 1997
  Scott Williams 0.65 2001
  Raja Bell 0.65 2006
  Paul Millsap 0.65 2007
  Bruce Bowen 0.65 2008
  Serge Ibaka 0.65 2014
  Corey Brewer 0.65 2015
  Terry Rozier 0.65 2017
136. Chris Childs 0.65 1999
  Lucious Harris 0.65 2002
  Jason Collins 0.65 2003
  Tim Duncan 0.65 2007
  Terrence Ross 0.65 2016
141. John Salley 0.65 1988
  Glen Rice 0.65 2000
  Dikembe Mutombo* 0.65 2001
  Brent Barry 0.65 2005
  Jason Williams 0.65 2006
  Lamar Odom 0.65 2010
  Tony Parker 0.65 2014
148. Ed Nealy 0.67 1990
  Danny Young 0.67 1990
  Anthony Mason 0.67 1993
  Sean Elliott 0.67 1995
  Detlef Schrempf 0.67 1996
  Luc Longley 0.67 1998
  Dennis Rodman* 0.67 1998
  Speedy Claxton 0.67 2003
  Malik Rose 0.67 2003
  Jim Jackson 0.67 2005
  Amar'e Stoudemire 0.67 2005
  Tayshaun Prince 0.67 2006
  Lamar Odom 0.67 2008
  Luke Walton 0.67 2009
  Chris Bosh 0.67 2011
  Zach Randolph 0.67 2013
  Thabo Sefolosha 0.67 2014
  Kyle Anderson 0.67 2017
166. Udonis Haslem 0.68 2013
167. Dick Van Arsdale 0.68 1976
  Michael Cage 0.68 1993
  Vincent Askew 0.68 1996
  Toni Kukoc 0.68 1997
  David West 0.68 2013
  Derek Fisher 0.68 2014
173. Andrew Toney 0.69 1981
  Bob Lanier* 0.69 1984
  Antonio Davis 0.69 1994
  Travis Best 0.69 1998
  Antonio McDyess 0.69 2007
  Ime Udoka 0.69 2008
  Amar'e Stoudemire 0.69 2010
  Kent Bazemore 0.69 2015
181. Dennis Johnson* 0.70 1987
  Jalen Rose 0.70 2000
  Lamar Odom 0.70 2009
  Tiago Splitter 0.70 2014
185. Mitchell Wiggins 0.70 1986
  Brandon Bass 0.70 2012
  Mickael Pietrus 0.70 2012
  Ray Allen 0.70 2014
189. Cedric Maxwell 0.71 1981
  Maurice Lucas 0.71 1984
  Paul Westphal 0.71 1984
  Joe Dumars* 0.71 1989
  Mehmet Okur 0.71 2003
194. Mychal Thompson 0.71 1988
  Harrison Barnes 0.71 2016
196. Mike Bantom 0.71 1982
  Bobby Jones 0.71 1982
  Bob McAdoo* 0.71 1982
  Kurt Rambis 0.71 1986
  Dale Ellis 0.71 1987
  Danny Ainge 0.71 1992
  Sam Perkins 0.71 1996
  Mo Williams 0.71 2009
  Matt Barnes 0.71 2010
  J.J. Redick 0.71 2010
  Tim Duncan 0.71 2012
  Manu Ginobili 0.71 2012
  Norris Cole 0.71 2013
  J.J. Redick 0.71 2015
  Austin Rivers 0.71 2015
211. Paul Silas 0.72 1974
  Herm Gilliam 0.72 1977
  Darryl Dawkins 0.72 1980
  Caldwell Jones 0.72 1980
  Chris Morris 0.72 1996
  Norman Powell 0.72 2016
  Kelly Olynyk 0.72 2017
  J.R. Smith 0.72 2017
219. Vinnie Johnson 0.73 1991
  Dennis Rodman* 0.73 1991
  Jalen Rose 0.73 1998
  Quincy Pondexter 0.73 2013
223. Bob Dandridge 0.74 1979
  Bill Willoughby 0.74 1981
  Eduardo Najera 0.74 2003
  David West 0.74 2014
227. Vinnie Johnson 0.74 1988
  Tony Parker 0.74 2005
  Jordan Farmar 0.74 2010
  Patty Mills 0.74 2014
231. Mike Dunleavy 0.75 1981
  John Paxson 0.75 1989
  Danny Ainge 0.75 1991
  Tyrone Corbin 0.75 1992
  Byron Scott 0.75 1994
  Antonio Davis 0.75 1998
  Kurt Thomas 0.75 1999
  Sam Cassell 0.75 2004
  Leandro Barbosa 0.75 2006
  Adrian Griffin 0.75 2006
  Mickael Pietrus 0.75 2009
  Hedo Turkoglu 0.75 2009
  Channing Frye 0.75 2010
  Ronnie Brewer 0.75 2011
245. Greg Anthony 0.76 1994
246. Klay Thompson 0.76 2015
247. Tiny Archibald* 0.76 1981
  Tim Duncan 0.76 1999
  Jaren Jackson 0.76 1999
  Richard Hamilton 0.76 2003

ABA Leaders

ABA Leaders Table
Rank Player SPG Year
1. Darnell Hillman 0.59 1975
2. John Williamson 0.71 1974
  Billy Paultz 0.71 1974
4. Ronald Thomas 0.73 1975
5. Mike Green 0.77 1975
6. Mel Daniels* 0.79 1974
7. Kim Hughes 0.83 1976
8. Dave Robisch 0.85 1975
9. Bobby Jones 0.92 1975
10. Billy Knight 0.94 1975
  Kevin Joyce 0.94 1975
12. John Williamson 1.00 1976
  Gerald Govan 1.00 1974
  Artis Gilmore* 1.00 1975
  Dan Issel* 1.00 1976
16. Dan Issel* 1.07 1975
17. Larry Kenon 1.07 1974
18. Artis Gilmore* 1.10 1976
  Louie Dampier* 1.10 1976
  Wil Jones 1.10 1976
21. Wil Jones 1.13 1975
22. George McGinnis* 1.14 1974
23. Len Elmore 1.17 1975
24. Maurice Lucas 1.20 1975
  Bird Averitt 1.20 1976
26. David Thompson* 1.23 1976
  Bobby Jones 1.23 1976
28. Louie Dampier* 1.27 1975
29. Mike Barr 1.30 1975
30. Mike Gale 1.36 1974
31. Zelmo Beaty* 1.38 1974
32. Willie Wise 1.39 1974
33. George Karl 1.43 1974
34. Jimmy Jones 1.50 1974
35. Julius Erving* 1.57 1974
36. Al Skinner 1.62 1976
  Ralph Simpson 1.62 1976
38. Ron Boone 1.67 1974
39. Ralph Simpson 1.69 1975
40. Don Adams 1.70 1975
41. Freddie Lewis 1.71 1974
42. Rich Jones 1.75 1976
43. Mack Calvin 1.77 1975
44. Freddie Lewis 1.78 1975
45. Wendell Ladner 1.79 1974
46. Bo Lamar 1.83 1974
47. Julius Erving* 1.92 1976
48. Ted McClain 1.93 1975
49. James Silas 2.00 1974
  Larry Kenon 2.00 1975
  Brian Taylor 2.00 1976
  Marvin Barnes 2.00 1975
  George McGinnis* 2.00 1975
54. Fatty Taylor 2.08 1975
55. Don Buse 2.14 1974
56. Stew Johnson 2.20 1975
57. Ron Boone 2.33 1975
58. Brian Taylor 2.36 1974
59. Mike Barr 2.40 1974
60. Don Buse 2.50 1975
61. Mike Gale 3.43 1976
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