NBA All-Time Steals Leaders: Career Totals in the Playoffs

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

Notes: - These stats were updated on February 28, 2024
- Steals were not recorded until 1973-74.
- In this case, 'Playoffs' and 'Games' only include playoffs since 1974.

* Players in bold played in the 2023 Playoffs

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

Player
Steals
Playoffs Games
1. LeBron James 471 16 282
2. Scottie Pippen 395 16 208
3. Michael Jordan 376 13 179
4. Magic Johnson 358 13 190
5. John Stockton 338 19 182
6. Kobe Bryant 310 15 220
7. Jason Kidd 302 17 158
8. Larry Bird 296 12 164
9. Maurice Cheeks 295 13 133
10. Manu Ginobili 292 15 218
Player
Steals
Playoffs Games
11. Chris Paul 287 15 149
12. Clyde Drexler 278 15 145
13. Robert Horry 276 16 244
14. Dwyane Wade 273 13 177
15. Derek Fisher 272 16 259
16. James Harden 267 14 160
17. Karl Malone 258 19 193
18. Dennis Johnson 247 13 180
19. Hakeem Olajuwon 245 15 145
20. Kawhi Leonard 244 10 137
Player
Steals
Playoffs Games
21. Draymond Green 240 9 157
22. Julius Erving 235 11 141
23. Isiah Thomas 234 9 111
24. Rajon Rondo 228 10 134
25. Byron Scott 226 13 183
26. Stephen Curry 223 9 147
27. Andre Iguodala 217 15 177
28. Gary Payton 216 15 154
29. Paul Pierce 204 14 170
Russell Westbrook 204 12 116
Player
Steals
Playoffs Games
31. Michael Cooper 203 11 168
32. Jimmy Butler 202 11 119
33. Ben Wallace 199 8 130
34. Tony Parker 198 17 226
35. Charles Barkley 193 13 123
36. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 189 14 196
37. Kevin Garnett 178 14 143
Charles Oakley 178 15 144
39. James Worthy 177 9 143
40. Danny Green 176 13 169
Player
Steals
Playoffs Games
41. Gus Williams 174 10 99
42. Danny Ainge 172 12 193
43. Horace Grant 171 13 170
44. Kevin Durant 170 12 166
Jeff Hornacek 170 11 140
46. Tim Duncan 168 18 251
Jerome Kersey 168 15 126
Kyle Lowry 168 10 130
49. Paul George 165 10 108
50. Ray Allen 164 11 171
Dan Majerle 164 13 123