NBA All-Time Steals Leaders: Career Per Game Average in the Playoffs

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the best career steals per game average in the Playoffs in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on April 22, 2017
- Steals were not recorded until 1973-74.
- In this case, 'Playoffs' and 'Games' only include playoffs since 1974.
- This list includes players with a minimum of 100 steals.

NBA All-Time Steals Leaders:
Career Per Game Average in the Playoffs - Top 50

Player
Steals Total
Steals
Playoffs Games
1. Baron Davis 2.28 114 7 50
2. Chris Paul 2.28 164 9 72
3. Maurice Cheeks 2.22 295 13 133
4. Rick Barry 2.21 106 5 48
5. Mookie Blaylock 2.15 116 8 54
6. Isiah Thomas 2.11 234 9 111
7. Michael Jordan 2.10 376 13 179
8. Allen Iverson 2.07 147 8 71
9. Russell Westbrook 1.96 167 7 85
10. Rajon Rondo 1.96 188 7 96
11. Clyde Drexler 1.92 278 15 145
12. Jason Kidd 1.91 302 17 158
13. Scottie Pippen 1.90 395 16 208
14. Magic Johnson 1.88 358 13 190
15. Penny Hardaway 1.86 119 8 64
16. John Stockton 1.86 338 19 182
17. Larry Bird 1.80 296 12 164
18. LeBron James 1.79 362 12 202
19. Gus Williams 1.76 174 10 99
20. Kawhi Leonard 1.71 135 6 79
21. Stephen Curry 1.70 104 5 61
22. Hakeem Olajuwon 1.69 245 15 145
23. Paul George 1.69 108 6 64
24. Julius Erving 1.67 235 11 141
25. Hersey Hawkins 1.61 119 8 74
Player
Steals Total
Steals
Playoffs Games
26. James Harden 1.58 126 8 80
27. Charles Barkley 1.57 193 13 123
28. Dwyane Wade 1.56 263 12 169
29. Paul Pressey 1.55 116 9 75
30. Doc Rivers 1.54 125 10 81
31. Metta World Peace 1.54 131 9 85
32. Ben Wallace 1.53 199 8 130
33. Derek Harper 1.53 148 10 97
34. Lionel Hollins 1.48 114 8 77
35. Charlie Ward 1.46 105 7 72
36. Andre Iguodala 1.45 139 10 96
37. Kobe Bryant 1.41 310 15 220
38. Trevor Ariza 1.40 108 8 77
Gary Payton 1.40 216 15 154
40. Dennis Johnson 1.37 247 13 180
41. Manu Ginobili 1.36 273 14 201
42. Robert Reid 1.34 106 9 79
43. Karl Malone 1.34 258 19 193
44. Nate McMillan 1.34 131 11 98
45. Jerome Kersey 1.33 168 15 126
Dan Majerle 1.33 164 13 123
47. Eddie Jones 1.30 105 11 81
48. Ron Harper 1.26 141 10 112
49. Kevin Johnson 1.26 132 11 105
50. John Starks 1.25 120 9 96