All-Time NBA Leading Steals

All-Time NBA Steals Leaders List

Below is a list of the NBA’s All-Time Leading Steals with information on the teams that they played for, their total career steals and career steals averages.


All-Time NBA Leading Steals 

Below is an NBA All-Time Leading Steals list with the teams, total steals, games played and career steals averages.

Rank Player Total Steals Games SPG
1 John Stockton 3,265 1,504 2.17
2 Jason Kidd 2,684 1,391 2
3 Michael Jordan 2,514 1,072 2
4 Gary Payton 2,445 1,335 2
5 Maurice Cheeks 2,310 1,101 2
6 Scottie Pippen 2,307 1,178 2
7 Clyde Drexler 2,207 1,086 2
8 Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162 1,238 2
9 Alvin Robertson 2,112 779 3
10 Karl Malone 2,085 1,476 1
11 Mookie Blaylock 2,075 889 2
12 Chris Paul 2,008 892 2
13 Allen Iverson 1,983 914 2
14 Derek Harper 1,957 1,199 2
15 Kobe Bryant 1,944 1,346 1
16 LeBron James 1,865 1,143 2
17 Isiah Thomas 1,861 979 2
18 Kevin Garnett 1,859 1,462 1
19 Shawn Marion 1,759 1,163 2
20 Paul Pierce 1,752 1,343 1
21 Magic Johnson 1,724 906 2
22 Metta World Peace 1,721 991 1.74
23 Ron Harper 1,716 1,009 2
24 Fat Lever 1,666 752 2
25 Charles Barkley 1,648 1,073 2
26 Gus Williams 1,638 825 1.99
27 Hersey Hawkins 1,622 983 2
28 Eddie Jones 1,620 954 2
29 Rod Strickland 1,616 1,094 1.48
30 Mark Jackson 1,608 1,296 1.24
31 Jason Terry 1,603 1,410 1
32 Andre Iguodala 1,602 1,040 1.54
33 Terry Porter 1,583 1,274 1
34 Doc Rivers 1,563 864 1.81
35 Dwyane Wade 1,561 982 2
36 Larry Bird 1,556 897 2
37 Doug Christie 1,555 827 1.88
38 Andre Miller 1,546 1,304 1.19
39 Nate McMillan 1,544 796 1.94
40 Jeff Hornacek 1,536 1,077 1
41 Baron Davis 1,530 835 1.83
Tied 41 Chris Mullin 1,530 986 1.55
43 Kendall Gill 1,519 966 2
44 Julius Erving 1,508 836 2
45 Reggie Miller 1,505 1,389 1
46 Dennis Johnson 1,477 1,100 1
47 Vince Carter 1,463 1,405 1.04
Tied 47 Micheal Ray Richardson 1,463 556 3
49 Ray Allen 1,451 1,300 1
50 Jerome Kersey 1,439 1,153 1

This All-Time NBA leading steals list will be updated following the conclusion of each NBA season.