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 March 27, 2017
- 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. Allen Iverson 1,983 14 914
13. Derek Harper 1,957 16 1,199
14. Kobe Bryant 1,944 20 1,346
15. Chris Paul 1,899 12 827
16. Isiah Thomas 1,861 13 979
17. Kevin Garnett 1,859 21 1,462
18. Shawn Marion 1,759 16 1,163
19. Paul Pierce 1,752 19 1,338
20. LeBron James 1,740 14 1,053
21. Magic Johnson 1,724 13 906
22. Ron Harper 1,716 15 1,009
23. Metta World Peace 1,714 17 986
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. Terry Porter 1,583 17 1,274
32. Doc Rivers 1,563 13 864
33. Jason Terry 1,558 18 1,350
34. Larry Bird 1,556 13 897
35. Doug Christie 1,555 15 827
36. Andre Miller 1,546 17 1,304
37. Nate McMillan 1,544 12 796
38. Andre Iguodala 1,543 13 969
39. Jeff Hornacek 1,536 14 1,077
40. Baron Davis 1,530 13 835
Chris Mullin 1,530 16 986
42. Kendall Gill 1,519 15 966
43. Julius Erving 1,508 11 836
44. Reggie Miller 1,505 18 1,389
45. Dwyane Wade 1,500 14 912
46. Dennis Johnson 1,477 14 1,100
47. Micheal Ray Richardson 1,463 8 556
48. Ray Allen 1,451 18 1,300
49. Jerome Kersey 1,439 17 1,153
50. Tim Hardaway 1,428 13 867