NBA All-Time Steals Leaders: Single Playoffs Per Game Average

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

Notes: - These stats were updated on February 25, 2017
- Steals were not recorded until 1973-74.
- This list only includes players with a minimum of 10 steals.

NBA All-Time Steals Leaders:
Single Playoffs Per Game Average - Top 50

Player
Steals Total
Steals
Playoffs Games
1. Maurice Cheeks 4.11 37 1979 9
2. Jason Kidd 4.00 16 1998 4
Alvin Robertson 4.00 12 1988 3
4. Mookie Blaylock 3.75 15 1992 4
5. Walt Frazier 3.67 11 1975 3
Steve Mix 3.67 11 1976 3
John Stockton 3.67 11 1989 3
8. Baron Davis 3.56 32 2002 9
9. John Stockton 3.36 37 1988 11
10. Jerome Kersey 3.33 10 1989 3
Larry Steele 3.33 10 1979 3
Norm Van Lier 3.33 10 1977 3
13. Tim Hardaway 3.25 13 1992 4
14. Tim Hardaway 3.11 28 1991 9
15. Micheal Ray Richardson 3.09 34 1984 11
16. Magic Johnson 3.06 49 1980 16
17. Clyde Drexler 3.00 12 1988 4
Ron Harper 3.00 15 1993 5
Jason Kidd 3.00 12 2012 4
John Stockton 3.00 15 1987 5
Slick Watts 3.00 27 1975 9
22. Rick Barry 2.94 50 1975 17
23. Rick Barry 2.92 38 1976 13
24. Baron Davis 2.91 32 2007 11
25. Isiah Thomas 2.87 66 1988 23
Player
Steals Total
Steals
Playoffs Games
26. Mario Chalmers 2.86 20 2009 7
Magic Johnson 2.86 40 1982 14
28. Chris Paul 2.85 37 2014 13
29. Bobby Jones 2.83 17 1977 6
30. Michael Jordan 2.81 45 1990 16
31. Baron Davis 2.80 28 2001 10
Andre Iguodala 2.80 14 2005 5
Brevin Knight 2.80 14 2004 5
Micheal Williams 2.80 14 1991 5
35. Ron Harper 2.75 11 1988 4
Michael Jordan 2.75 11 1985 4
John Stockton 2.75 11 2002 4
38. Chris Paul 2.73 30 2012 11
39. Muggsy Bogues 2.67 24 1993 9
40. Clyde Drexler 2.63 21 1996 8
Robert Horry 2.63 21 1996 8
42. Scottie Pippen 2.61 47 1996 18
43. Trevor Ariza 2.60 13 2016 5
Maurice Cheeks 2.60 13 1984 5
Manu Ginobili 2.60 13 2011 5
Manu Ginobili 2.60 26 2010 10
Allen Iverson 2.60 13 2002 5
Kevin Johnson 2.60 13 1997 5
Kawhi Leonard 2.60 26 2016 10
Bill Robinzine 2.60 13 1979 5
Isiah Thomas 2.60 39 1987 15
Isiah Thomas 2.60 13 1984 5
Sedale Threatt 2.60 13 1993 5
Metta World Peace 2.60 13 2002 5