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 May 25, 2018
- 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. Rick Barry 2.21 106 5 48
4. Chris Paul 2.18 198 10 91
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. Sam Lacey 1.93 56 4 29
10. Russell Westbrook 1.92 179 8 93
11. Clyde Drexler 1.92 278 15 145
12. Rajon Rondo 1.91 201 8 105
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 1.76 411 13 233
21. Gus Williams 1.76 174 10 99
22. Stephen Curry 1.75 147 6 84
23. Norm Van Lier 1.74 47 3 27
24. John Wall 1.73 64 4 37
25. Johnny Moore 1.71 70 5 41
Player
Steals Total
Steals
Playoffs Games
26. Paul George 1.69 120 7 71
27. Kawhi Leonard 1.69 147 6 87
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.69 245 15 145
29. James Harden 1.69 174 9 103
30. Julius Erving 1.67 235 11 141
31. Don Chaney 1.65 66 3 40
32. Larry Hughes 1.63 80 5 49
33. Kerry Kittles 1.61 87 4 54
34. Hersey Hawkins 1.61 119 8 74
35. Doug Christie 1.60 93 7 58
36. Otis Birdsong 1.60 56 7 35
Draymond Green 1.60 152 6 95
38. Tim Hardaway 1.57 88 9 56
39. Charles Barkley 1.57 193 13 123
40. Bradley Beal 1.55 62 4 40
41. Calvin Murphy 1.55 79 6 51
42. Paul Pressey 1.55 116 9 75
43. Doc Rivers 1.54 125 10 81
44. Dwyane Wade 1.54 273 13 177
45. Metta World Peace 1.54 131 9 85
46. Darnell Valentine 1.54 40 4 26
47. Norm Nixon 1.53 89 6 58
48. Ben Wallace 1.53 199 8 130
49. Derek Harper 1.53 148 10 97
50. Marcus Smart 1.51 62 4 41