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 March 27, 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 100 steals.

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. Chris Paul 2.26 156 8 69
3. Maurice Cheeks 2.22 295 13 133
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. Russell Westbrook 1.93 158 6 82
10. Rajon Rondo 1.93 181 6 94
11. Clyde Drexler 1.92 278 15 145
12. Jason Kidd 1.91 302 17 158
13. Scottie Pippen 1.90 395 16 208
14. Magic Johnson 1.88 358 13 190
15. Penny Hardaway 1.86 119 8 64
16. John Stockton 1.86 338 19 182
17. Larry Bird 1.80 296 12 164
18. LeBron James 1.78 354 11 199
19. Gus Williams 1.76 174 10 99
20. Paul George 1.72 105 5 61
21. Kawhi Leonard 1.69 127 5 75
22. Hakeem Olajuwon 1.69 245 15 145
23. Julius Erving 1.67 235 11 141
24. Hersey Hawkins 1.61 119 8 74
25. James Harden 1.58 122 7 77
Player
Steals Total
Steals
Playoffs Games
26. Dwyane Wade 1.57 261 11 166
27. Charles Barkley 1.57 193 13 123
28. Paul Pressey 1.55 116 9 75
29. Doc Rivers 1.54 125 10 81
30. Metta World Peace 1.54 131 9 85
31. Ben Wallace 1.53 199 8 130
32. Derek Harper 1.53 148 10 97
33. Lionel Hollins 1.48 114 8 77
34. Andre Iguodala 1.47 137 9 93
35. Charlie Ward 1.46 105 7 72
36. Trevor Ariza 1.43 106 7 74
37. Kobe Bryant 1.41 310 15 220
38. Gary Payton 1.40 216 15 154
39. Dennis Johnson 1.37 247 13 180
40. Manu Ginobili 1.37 269 13 197
41. Robert Reid 1.34 106 9 79
42. Karl Malone 1.34 258 19 193
43. Nate McMillan 1.34 131 11 98
44. Jerome Kersey 1.33 168 15 126
Dan Majerle 1.33 164 13 123
46. Eddie Jones 1.30 105 11 81
47. Ron Harper 1.26 141 10 112
48. Kevin Johnson 1.26 132 11 105
49. John Starks 1.25 120 9 96
50. Kevin Garnett 1.24 178 14 143