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Pistons All-Time Steals Leaders: Single Regular Season Per Game Average

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

Notes: - These stats were updated on October 23, 2021
- Steals were not recorded until 1973-74.

- This list includes players with some minimum requirements

Pistons All-Time Steals Leaders:
Single Regular Season Per Game Average - Top 50

Player
Steals
Total
Steals
Season Games
1. Isiah Thomas 2.49 204 1984 82
2. M.L. Carr 2.46 197 1979 80
3. Isiah Thomas 2.46 199 1983 81
4. Isiah Thomas 2.31 187 1985 81
5. Isiah Thomas 2.22 171 1986 77
6. Chris Ford 2.18 179 1977 82
7. Chris Ford 2.17 178 1976 82
8. Isiah Thomas 2.08 150 1982 72
9. Chris Ford 2.02 166 1978 82
Ron Lee 2.02 166 1981 82
Player
Steals
Total
Steals
Season Games
11. M.L. Carr 2.01 165 1977 82
12. Cory Joseph 2.00 2 2022 1
Trey Lyles 2.00 2 2022 1
14. Andre Drummond 1.98 97 2020 49
15. Kevin Porter 1.93 158 1979 82
16. Isiah Thomas 1.89 153 1987 81
17. John Long 1.87 129 1980 69
18. M.L. Carr 1.86 147 1978 79
19. Chris Ford 1.80 148 1974 82
20. Grant Hill 1.80 144 1997 80
21. Ben Wallace 1.78 146 2006 82
22. Grant Hill 1.77 124 1995 70
23. Grant Hill 1.77 143 1998 81
Ben Wallace 1.77 143 2004 81
25. Lindsey Hunter 1.76 86 1999 49
26. Isiah Thomas 1.74 141 1988 81
27. Lindsey Hunter 1.73 123 1998 71
28. Ben Wallace 1.73 138 2002 80
29. Andre Drummond 1.72 136 2019 79
30. Isiah Thomas 1.72 139 1990 81
Player
Steals
Total
Steals
Season Games
31. Eric Money 1.71 137 1976 80
32. Isiah Thomas 1.66 133 1989 80
33. Eric Money 1.62 123 1978 76
34. Grant Hill 1.60 80 1999 50
35. Lindsey Hunter 1.57 129 1997 82
Lindsey Hunter 1.57 129 2000 82
37. Isiah Thomas 1.56 123 1993 79
38. Andre Drummond 1.53 124 2017 81
39. Isiah Thomas 1.51 118 1992 78
40. Don Adams 1.49 110 1974 74
41. Lindsey Hunter 1.48 121 1994 82
42. Andre Drummond 1.47 119 2016 81
43. Dave Bing 1.47 116 1975 79
44. Andre Drummond 1.46 114 2018 78
45. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 1.45 110 2016 76
46. Ben Wallace 1.43 106 2005 74
47. Ron Lee 1.43 116 1982 81
48. Ben Wallace 1.42 104 2003 73
49. Chris Ford 1.41 113 1975 80
50. Grant Hill 1.39 103 2000 74
= Season in progress

Minimum requirements:
1946-47: 40 games
1947-48: 32 games
1948-49: 40 games
1949-50 to 1950-51: 46 games
1951-52: 44 games
1952-53 to 1956-57: 48 games
1957-58 to 1958-59: 55 games
1959-60: 60 games
1960-61: 55 games
1961-62 to 1968-69: 65 games
1969-70 to 1973-74: 70 games
1974-75 to 2012-13: 70 games or 125 steals
    with the exceptions of
    1998-99: 43 games or 76 steals
    and 2011-12: 56 games or 100 steals
2013-14 to present: 58 games
    with the exceptions of
    2019-20: 70% of games played
    and season in progress: 70% of games played