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 July 12, 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 25 games.

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. Maurice Cheeks 2.22 295 13 133
3. Chris Paul 2.21 168 9 76
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. Rajon Rondo 1.96 188 7 96
10. Russell Westbrook 1.95 170 7 87
11. Sam Lacey 1.93 56 4 29
12. Clyde Drexler 1.92 278 15 145
13. Jason Kidd 1.91 302 17 158
14. Scottie Pippen 1.90 395 16 208
15. Magic Johnson 1.88 358 13 190
16. Penny Hardaway 1.86 119 8 64
17. John Stockton 1.86 338 19 182
18. Fat Lever 1.85 89 8 48
19. Larry Bird 1.80 296 12 164
20. LeBron James 1.79 389 12 217
21. Gus Williams 1.76 174 10 99
22. Stephen Curry 1.75 131 5 75
23. Norm Van Lier 1.74 47 3 27
24. Paul George 1.72 112 6 65
25. Johnny Moore 1.71 70 5 41
Player
Steals Total
Steals
Playoffs Games
26. Kawhi Leonard 1.69 147 6 87
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.69 245 15 145
28. Julius Erving 1.67 235 11 141
29. Don Chaney 1.65 66 3 40
30. Larry Hughes 1.63 80 5 49
31. James Harden 1.63 143 8 88
32. Bradley Beal 1.62 55 3 34
33. John Wall 1.61 50 3 31
34. Kerry Kittles 1.61 87 4 54
35. Hersey Hawkins 1.61 119 8 74
36. Doug Christie 1.60 93 7 58
37. Otis Birdsong 1.60 56 7 35
38. Jimmy Butler 1.58 60 5 38
39. Tim Hardaway 1.57 88 9 56
40. Charles Barkley 1.57 193 13 123
41. Draymond Green 1.55 124 5 80
42. Calvin Murphy 1.55 79 6 51
43. Paul Pressey 1.55 116 9 75
44. Dwyane Wade 1.55 266 12 172
45. Doc Rivers 1.54 125 10 81
46. Metta World Peace 1.54 131 9 85
47. Darnell Valentine 1.54 40 4 26
48. Norm Nixon 1.53 89 6 58
49. Ben Wallace 1.53 199 8 130
50. Derek Harper 1.53 148 10 97