NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Steals

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

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1. John Stockton* 3265
2. Jason Kidd 2684
3. Michael Jordan* 2514
4. Gary Payton* 2445
5. Maurice Cheeks 2310
6. Scottie Pippen* 2307
7. Julius Erving* 2272
8. Clyde Drexler* 2207
9. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2162
10. Alvin Robertson 2112
11. Karl Malone* 2085
12. Mookie Blaylock 2075
13. Allen Iverson* 1983
14. Derek Harper 1957
15. Kobe Bryant 1944
16. Chris Paul 1898
17. Isiah Thomas* 1861
18. Kevin Garnett 1859
19. Don Buse 1818
20. Shawn Marion 1759
21. Paul Pierce 1752
22. LeBron James 1740
23. Magic Johnson* 1724
24. Ron Harper 1716
25. Metta World Peace 1714
26. Fat Lever 1666
27. Charles Barkley* 1648
28. Gus Williams 1638
29. Hersey Hawkins 1622
30. Eddie Jones 1620
31. Rod Strickland 1616
32. Mark Jackson 1608
33. Terry Porter 1583
34. Doc Rivers 1563
35. Jason Terry 1557
36. Larry Bird* 1556
37. Doug Christie 1555
38. Andre Miller 1546
39. Andre Iguodala 1545
40. Nate McMillan 1544
41. Jeff Hornacek 1536
42. Baron Davis 1530
  Chris Mullin* 1530
44. Kendall Gill 1519
45. Reggie Miller* 1505
46. Dwyane Wade 1500
47. Dennis Johnson* 1477
48. Micheal Ray Richardson 1463
49. Ray Allen 1451
50. George McGinnis 1448
51. Jerome Kersey 1439
52. Tim Hardaway 1428
53. Vince Carter 1419
54. Randy Smith 1403
55. Clifford Robinson 1402
56. Monta Ellis 1395
57. David Robinson* 1388
58. Bobby Jones 1387
59. Dominique Wilkins* 1378
60. Ben Wallace 1369
  Muggsy Bogues 1369
62. Derek Fisher 1352
63. Charles Oakley 1351
64. Mike Gale 1349
65. Manu Ginobili 1348
  Rickey Green 1348
67. Quinn Buckner 1337
68. T.R. Dunn 1316
69. Trevor Ariza 1313
70. Latrell Sprewell 1294
71. Alvan Adams 1289
72. Vlade Divac 1288
73. George Gervin* 1283
74. David Wesley 1280
  Walter Davis 1280
76. Rajon Rondo 1275
77. John Lucas 1273
78. Kenny Anderson 1258
79. Terry Cummings 1255
80. Grant Hill 1248
81. Brevin Knight 1229
82. Tyrone Corbin 1228
83. Byron Scott 1224
84. Robert Parish* 1219
85. Mitch Richmond* 1211
86. Reggie Theus 1206
87. Gerald Wallace 1200
88. Moses Malone* 1199
  Grant Long 1199
90. Ray Williams 1198
91. Chris Webber 1197
92. Dan Majerle 1194
93. Norm Nixon 1187
94. Shawn Kemp 1185
95. Mike Bibby 1172
96. Calvin Murphy* 1165
97. Caron Butler 1163
98. Jack Sikma 1162
99. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1160
100. Robert Horry 1158
101. Dirk Nowitzki 1156
102. Jay Humphries 1153
103. Chris Ford 1152
104. Fred Brown 1149
105. Russell Westbrook 1144
106. Horace Grant 1143
107. Terrell Brandon 1142
108. Tony Allen 1140
109. Sedale Threatt 1138
110. Patrick Ewing* 1136
  Tracy McGrady 1136
112. Darrell Armstrong 1133
  Danny Ainge 1133
114. Anfernee Hardaway 1125
115. Sleepy Floyd 1120
  Lindsey Hunter 1120
117. Rashard Lewis 1115
118. Nick Anderson 1114
119. Stephen Jackson 1109
120. Brian Taylor 1106
121. Sam Perkins 1105
122. Rick Barry* 1104
123. Jamal Crawford 1102
124. Paul Millsap 1097
  Andrei Kirilenko 1097
126. Larry Hughes 1092
127. Rasheed Wallace 1090
  Darrell Walker 1090
129. Lester Conner 1085
  Ricky Sobers 1085
  Antoine Walker 1085
132. Josh Smith 1083
133. Kevin Johnson 1082
  Raymond Felton 1082
135. Michael Adams 1081
136. Buck Williams 1080
137. Tom Gugliotta 1079
138. Derrick McKey 1072
139. Alex English* 1067
140. Johnny Newman 1064
141. Sam Cassell 1058
142. Lionel Hollins 1053
143. Thaddeus Young 1051
  Chauncey Billups 1051
145. Michael Cage 1050
146. Jamaal Wilkes* 1049
  Joe Johnson 1049
148. Antawn Jamison 1048
  Mike Conley 1048
150. Darwin Cook 1044
151. James Worthy* 1041
152. A.C. Green 1033
  Michael Cooper 1033
154. Carmelo Anthony 1030
155. Mickey Johnson 1025
  Tim Duncan 1025
157. Stephon Marbury 1022
  Paul Westphal 1022
159. Stephen Curry 1018
160. Johnny Moore 1017
161. Rudy Gay 1007
  Avery Johnson 1007
163. John Drew 1004
164. Danny Manning 1000
165. Sam Lacey 999
  Tony Parker 999
167. Paul Pressey 997
168. Michael Finley 996
169. Jason Richardson 995
170. Foots Walker 992
171. Nene Hilario 991
172. Craig Ehlo 989
173. Shane Battier 988
174. Dell Curry 985
175. Eric Snow 975
  Vernon Maxwell 975
177. Stacey Augmon 974
  Dale Ellis 974
179. Kyle Lowry 973
  Robert Reid 973
181. Kirk Hinrich 972
182. Marcus Camby 967
  Rick Fox 967
184. Slick Watts 961
185. Kevin Willis 958
  Glen Rice 958
187. Brent Barry 955
188. Damon Stoudamire 953
189. Mike Woodson 952
  Larry Kenon 952
191. John Starks 951
  Jim Paxson 951
193. Adrian Dantley* 944
194. Dan Issel* 943
195. Dudley Bradley 940
  Elton Brand 940
197. M.L. Carr 939
  Gerald Henderson 939
199. Fatty Taylor 935
200. Jason Williams 933
201. Dwight Howard 932
202. Darrell Griffith 931
203. Allen Leavell 929
204. Vern Fleming 926
205. Sidney Moncrief 924
206. Spud Webb 922
207. James Posey 917
  Chris Morris 917
  Christian Laettner 917
210. Aaron McKie 912
  John Long 912
  P.J. Brown 912
213. World B. Free 910
  Darnell Valentine 910
  Devin Harris 910
216. Gerald Wilkins 907
217. Joe Dumars* 902
218. Steve Nash 899
219. James Harden 896
220. Corey Brewer 894
221. Kenyon Martin 893
222. Marques Johnson 888
223. Greg Anthony 887
224. J.R. Smith 886
225. Tom Chambers 885
226. Gilbert Arenas 884
  Steve Mix 884
228. Clarence Weatherspoon 880
229. Purvis Short 878
  Cuttino Mobley 878
231. Greg Ballard 877
232. Bryon Russell 874
233. Earl Watson 873
234. Larry Nance 872
235. Mario Chalmers 871
236. Jerry Stackhouse 869
  Ron Lee 869
238. Rodney Rogers 868
239. Bernard King* 866
240. Deron Williams 865
241. Elvin Hayes* 864
  Luol Deng 864
243. John Wall 862
244. Mark Price 860
245. Otis Birdsong 858
  Al Harrington 858
247. Detlef Schrempf 856
248. Bo Outlaw 855
249. Vinnie Johnson 852
250. Lamar Odom 848

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player STL
1. John Stockton* 3265
2. Jason Kidd 2684
3. Michael Jordan* 2514
4. Gary Payton* 2445
5. Maurice Cheeks 2310
6. Scottie Pippen* 2307
7. Clyde Drexler* 2207
8. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2162
9. Alvin Robertson 2112
10. Karl Malone* 2085
11. Mookie Blaylock 2075
12. Allen Iverson* 1983
13. Derek Harper 1957
14. Kobe Bryant 1944
15. Chris Paul 1898
16. Isiah Thomas* 1861
17. Kevin Garnett 1859
18. Shawn Marion 1759
19. Paul Pierce 1752
20. LeBron James 1740
21. Magic Johnson* 1724
22. Ron Harper 1716
23. Metta World Peace 1714
24. Fat Lever 1666
25. Charles Barkley* 1648
26. Gus Williams 1638
27. Hersey Hawkins 1622
28. Eddie Jones 1620
29. Rod Strickland 1616
30. Mark Jackson 1608
31. Terry Porter 1583
32. Doc Rivers 1563
33. Jason Terry 1557
34. Larry Bird* 1556
35. Doug Christie 1555
36. Andre Miller 1546
37. Andre Iguodala 1545
38. Nate McMillan 1544
39. Jeff Hornacek 1536
40. Baron Davis 1530
  Chris Mullin* 1530
42. Kendall Gill 1519
43. Julius Erving* 1508
44. Reggie Miller* 1505
45. Dwyane Wade 1500
46. Dennis Johnson* 1477
47. Micheal Ray Richardson 1463
48. Ray Allen 1451
49. Jerome Kersey 1439
50. Tim Hardaway 1428
51. Vince Carter 1419
52. Randy Smith 1403
53. Clifford Robinson 1402
54. Monta Ellis 1395
55. David Robinson* 1388
56. Dominique Wilkins* 1378
57. Muggsy Bogues 1369
  Ben Wallace 1369
59. Derek Fisher 1352
60. Charles Oakley 1351
61. Rickey Green 1348
  Manu Ginobili 1348
63. Quinn Buckner 1337
64. T.R. Dunn 1316
65. Trevor Ariza 1313
66. Latrell Sprewell 1294
67. Alvan Adams 1289
68. Vlade Divac 1288
69. David Wesley 1280
  Walter Davis 1280
71. Rajon Rondo 1275
72. John Lucas 1273
73. Kenny Anderson 1258
74. Terry Cummings 1255
75. Grant Hill 1248
76. Brevin Knight 1229
77. Tyrone Corbin 1228
78. Byron Scott 1224
79. Robert Parish* 1219
80. Mitch Richmond* 1211
81. Reggie Theus 1206
82. Gerald Wallace 1200
83. Grant Long 1199
84. Ray Williams 1198
85. Chris Webber 1197
86. Dan Majerle 1194
87. Norm Nixon 1187
88. Shawn Kemp 1185
89. Mike Bibby 1172
90. Calvin Murphy* 1165
91. Caron Butler 1163
92. Jack Sikma 1162
93. Don Buse 1160
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1160
95. Robert Horry 1158
96. Dirk Nowitzki 1156
97. Jay Humphries 1153
98. Chris Ford 1152
99. Fred Brown 1149
100. Russell Westbrook 1144
101. Horace Grant 1143
102. Terrell Brandon 1142
103. Tony Allen 1140
104. Sedale Threatt 1138
105. Tracy McGrady 1136
  Patrick Ewing* 1136
107. Danny Ainge 1133
  Darrell Armstrong 1133
109. Anfernee Hardaway 1125
110. Sleepy Floyd 1120
  Lindsey Hunter 1120
112. Rashard Lewis 1115
113. Nick Anderson 1114
114. Stephen Jackson 1109
115. Sam Perkins 1105
116. Rick Barry* 1104
117. Jamal Crawford 1102
118. Andrei Kirilenko 1097
  Paul Millsap 1097
120. Larry Hughes 1092
121. Rasheed Wallace 1090
  Darrell Walker 1090
123. Moses Malone* 1089
124. Lester Conner 1085
  Ricky Sobers 1085
  Antoine Walker 1085
127. Josh Smith 1083
128. Raymond Felton 1082
  Kevin Johnson 1082
130. Michael Adams 1081
131. Buck Williams 1080
132. Tom Gugliotta 1079
133. Derrick McKey 1072
134. Alex English* 1067
135. Johnny Newman 1064
136. Sam Cassell 1058
137. Lionel Hollins 1053
138. Thaddeus Young 1051
  Chauncey Billups 1051
140. Michael Cage 1050
  Bobby Jones 1050
142. Joe Johnson 1049
  Jamaal Wilkes* 1049
144. Mike Conley 1048
  Antawn Jamison 1048
146. Darwin Cook 1044
147. James Worthy* 1041
148. A.C. Green 1033
  Michael Cooper 1033
150. Carmelo Anthony 1030
151. Mickey Johnson 1025
  Tim Duncan 1025
153. Paul Westphal 1022
  Stephon Marbury 1022
155. Stephen Curry 1018
156. Johnny Moore 1017
157. Avery Johnson 1007
  Rudy Gay 1007
159. John Drew 1004
160. Danny Manning 1000
161. Tony Parker 999
  Sam Lacey 999
163. Paul Pressey 997
164. Michael Finley 996
165. Jason Richardson 995
166. Foots Walker 992
167. Nene Hilario 991
168. Craig Ehlo 989
169. Shane Battier 988
170. Dell Curry 985
171. Vernon Maxwell 975
  Eric Snow 975
173. Stacey Augmon 974
  Dale Ellis 974
175. Kyle Lowry 973
  Robert Reid 973
177. Kirk Hinrich 972
178. Marcus Camby 967
  Rick Fox 967
180. Slick Watts 961
181. Glen Rice 958
  Kevin Willis 958
183. Brent Barry 955
184. Damon Stoudamire 953
185. Mike Woodson 952
186. John Starks 951
  Jim Paxson 951
188. Adrian Dantley* 944
189. George Gervin* 941
190. Elton Brand 940
  Dudley Bradley 940
192. Gerald Henderson 939
193. Jason Williams 933
194. Dwight Howard 932
195. Darrell Griffith 931
196. Allen Leavell 929
197. Vern Fleming 926
198. Sidney Moncrief 924
199. George McGinnis 923
200. Spud Webb 922
201. Christian Laettner 917
  Chris Morris 917
  James Posey 917
204. P.J. Brown 912
  John Long 912
  Aaron McKie 912
207. World B. Free 910
  Darnell Valentine 910
  Devin Harris 910
210. Gerald Wilkins 907
211. Joe Dumars* 902
212. Steve Nash 899
213. James Harden 896
214. Corey Brewer 894
215. Kenyon Martin 893
216. Marques Johnson 888
217. Greg Anthony 887
218. J.R. Smith 886
219. Tom Chambers 885
220. Steve Mix 884
  Gilbert Arenas 884
222. Clarence Weatherspoon 880
223. Purvis Short 878
  Cuttino Mobley 878
225. Greg Ballard 877
226. Bryon Russell 874
227. Earl Watson 873
228. Larry Nance 872
229. Mario Chalmers 871
230. Ron Lee 869
  Jerry Stackhouse 869
232. Rodney Rogers 868
233. Bernard King* 866
234. Deron Williams 865
235. Elvin Hayes* 864
  Luol Deng 864
237. John Wall 862
238. Mark Price 860
239. Otis Birdsong 858
  Al Harrington 858
241. Detlef Schrempf 856
242. Bo Outlaw 855
243. Vinnie Johnson 852
244. Lamar Odom 848
245. Larry Steele 846
  Steve Francis 846
  Scott Wedman 846
248. Otis Thorpe 840
  Mike Gale 840
250. Kevin Durant 838

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player STL
1. Fatty Taylor 803
2. Julius Erving* 764
3. Don Buse 658
4. Ted McClain 638
5. Ralph Simpson 549
6. George McGinnis 525
7. Mike Gale 509
8. Brian Taylor 500
9. Ron Boone 403
10. Joe Caldwell 385
11. Warren Jabali 384
12. James Silas 356
13. Freddie Lewis 355
14. Mack Calvin 346
15. George Gervin* 342
16. Bobby Jones 337
17. Chuck Williams 319
18. Bo Lamar 300
19. Wil Jones 297
20. Gene Littles 277
  Larry Kenon 277
22. Billy Cunningham* 275
23. Bird Averitt 256
24. Dave Twardzik 254
25. Dan Issel* 245
26. Rich Jones 239
27. Coby Dietrick 238
28. Louie Dampier* 236
29. Darnell Hillman 223
  John Williamson 223
31. George Karl 221
32. Marvin Barnes 220
33. Billy Knight 207
34. Caldwell Jones 205
35. Len Elmore 203
36. Mike Green 200
37. Willie Wise 197
38. Johnny Neumann 189
39. Billy Paultz 180
40. Artis Gilmore* 178
41. Stew Johnson 176
42. Bill Melchionni 172
43. Kevin Joyce 170
44. Al Smith 169
45. George Carter 164
  Maurice Lucas 164
47. Billy Shepherd 163
48. Dave Robisch 162
49. Ronald Thomas 160
50. Mike Barr 158
51. Jim Eakins 156
52. Bill Keller 155
  Byron Beck 155
54. Jimmy Jones 154
55. Jimmy O'Brien 152
56. Tim Bassett 149
57. Wendell Ladner 140
58. Gerald Govan 139
59. Ed Manning 137
60. David Thompson* 136
61. Goo Kennedy 133
62. Gus Gerard 132
63. M.L. Carr 127
64. Collis Jones 126
65. Randy Denton 121
66. Al Skinner 120
  John Roche 120
68. Charles Edge 117
  George Thompson 117
  Mike Jackson 117
71. Jan Van Breda Kolff 113
  Donnie Freeman 113
73. Marv Roberts 110
  Moses Malone* 110
75. Travis Grant 106
  Swen Nater 106
77. Ticky Burden 103
  Roger Brown* 103
79. Tom Owens 101
80. Kim Hughes 98
81. Mel Daniels* 96
82. Chuck Terry 91
83. Joe Hamilton 88
  George Adams 88
85. Barry Parkhill 87
86. Claude Terry 85
87. Darrell Elston 82
88. Steve Jones 79
  David Vaughn 79
90. Larry Finch 78
91. Mel Bennett 77
92. Patrick McFarland 76
93. Lloyd Batts 73
  Cincinnatus Powell 73
95. Bruce Seals 72
96. Red Robbins 71
97. Jim Bradley 69
98. Lee Davis 68
99. Don Chaney 66
100. Bob Warren 65
101. Fly Williams 64
102. Mike D'Antoni 63
103. Zelmo Beaty* 62
104. George Irvine 60
105. Jim Chones 59
106. Jimmy Foster 58
107. Larry Miller 57
108. Glen Combs 56
109. Rick Mount 55
  Billy Harris 55
111. Willie Long 54
112. Billy Schaeffer 52
113. Wilbert Robinson 51
  Don Adams 51
115. Mark Olberding 50
  Scott English 50
117. Mike Flynn 44
  Julius Keye 44
119. Wali Jones 42
120. Jim O'Brien 41
121. Lionel Billingy 40
  Willard Sojourner 40
123. Walter Simon 38
124. Bob Netolicky 37
  Monte Towe 37
126. Johnny Baum 36
127. Charles Jordan 33
128. Dan Roundfield 31
  Steve Green 31
  Roger Brown 31
131. Gene Moore 30
132. Ronnie Robinson 25
133. Allan Bristow 24
134. Flynn Robinson 23
135. Dennis Wuycik 22
136. Oliver Taylor 20
137. Henry Ward 16
  Roy Ebron 16
  Jim Ard 16
140. Rudy Hackett 15
141. Tom Ingelsby 14
  Hank Williams 14
  Clyde Dickey 14
144. Lamar Green 13
  Donald Washington 13
  Simmie Hill 13
  George Lehmann 13
148. George Bucci 12
  Aulcie Perry 12
  Harry Rogers 12
151. Jimmy Conner 11
  Jerry Chambers 11
153. Milt Williams 10
  Allen Murphy 10
155. Marvin Webster 9
  Terry Driscoll 9
  Goose Ligon 9
158. Jim McDaniels 8
  Bill Higgins 8
160. John Beasley 7
  Art Williams 7
162. William Franklin 6
  Wayne Pack 6
  Jerry Pender 6
  Bernie Fryer 6
166. Ron King 5
  Joby Wright 5
  Sam Cash 5
  Rick Darnell 5
170. Greg Lee 4
  Bob Nash 4
  Paul Stovall 4
  Ken Smith 4
  Collis Temple 4
  Gary Gregor 4
176. Skeeter Swift 3
  Nathaniel Barnett 3
  Bob Arnzen 3
179. Rich Rinaldi 2
  Bill Newton 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Kenneth Gardner 2
  Joe Reaves 2
184. Roy McPipe 1
  Bob Lackey 1
  Bernie Williams 1
187. Reggie Royals 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Stan Love 0
  Jimmie Baker 0
  Mo Layton 0
  Billy James 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Skip Wise 0
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