NBA All-Time Steals Leaders: Career Totals in the Regular Season

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the most career total steals in the Regular Season in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on May 22, 2018
- Steals were not recorded until 1973-74.
- In this case, 'Seasons' and 'Games' only include seasons since 1973-74.

NBA All-Time Steals Leaders:
Career Totals in the Regular Season - Top 50

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