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 June 17, 2022
- Steals were not recorded until 1973-74.
- In this case, 'Seasons' and 'Games' only include seasons since 1973-74.

* Players in bold played in the 2022 Regular Season

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. Chris Paul 2,453 17 1,155
5. Gary Payton 2,445 17 1,335
6. Maurice Cheeks 2,310 15 1,101
7. Scottie Pippen 2,307 17 1,178
8. Clyde Drexler 2,207 15 1,086
9. Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162 18 1,238
10. LeBron James 2,136 19 1,366
Player
Steals
Seasons Games
11. Alvin Robertson 2,112 10 779
12. Karl Malone 2,085 19 1,476
13. Mookie Blaylock 2,075 13 889
14. Allen Iverson 1,983 14 914
15. Derek Harper 1,957 16 1,199
16. Kobe Bryant 1,944 20 1,346
17. Isiah Thomas 1,861 13 979
18. Kevin Garnett 1,859 21 1,462
19. Andre Iguodala 1,761 18 1,223
20. Shawn Marion 1,759 16 1,163
21. Paul Pierce 1,752 19 1,343
22. Magic Johnson 1,724 13 906
23. Metta World Peace 1,721 17 991
24. Ron Harper 1,716 15 1,009
25. Russell Westbrook 1,699 14 1,021
26. Fat Lever 1,666 11 752
27. Charles Barkley 1,648 16 1,073
28. Gus Williams 1,638 11 825
29. Trevor Ariza 1,628 18 1,118
30. Hersey Hawkins 1,622 13 983
Player
Steals
Seasons Games
31. Eddie Jones 1,620 14 954
Dwyane Wade 1,620 16 1,054
33. Rod Strickland 1,616 17 1,094
34. Mark Jackson 1,608 17 1,296
35. Jason Terry 1,603 19 1,410
36. Terry Porter 1,583 17 1,274
37. Doc Rivers 1,563 13 864
38. Larry Bird 1,556 13 897
39. Doug Christie 1,555 15 827
40. Andre Miller 1,546 17 1,304
41. Nate McMillan 1,544 12 796
42. Jeff Hornacek 1,536 14 1,077
43. Thaddeus Young 1,535 15 1,085
44. Vince Carter 1,530 22 1,541
Baron Davis 1,530 13 835
Chris Mullin 1,530 16 986
47. Kendall Gill 1,519 15 966
48. Rajon Rondo 1,518 16 957
49. Julius Erving 1,508 11 836
50. Reggie Miller 1,505 18 1,389