NBA 2K20: Who are the best stealers in the game? – Smart, Paul, Leonard & more

Who has the quickest hands? These players are always a threat to disrupt the defense.


NBA2K20 is finally here and if you haven’t, you should check out our review if you’re still contemplating buying this year’s title. 

Although the iconic NBA title is met with heavy amounts of criticism each year, fans are still diving into the game every day whether it is there MyPlayer or building their dream team in My League.

Turnovers are perhaps an NBA player’s worse nightmare a stat that they always want to keep low but, due to some players, this seems impossible at times. 

There are some players in the NBA who have honed their skills in order to disrupt defenses each night, these players are considered to be some of the most annoying players in the league and we will dive into them now!

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Marcus Smart, Boston Celtics

Steal Rating: 96

The former sixth overall pick for the Celtics has been a part of their young core that could dominant throughout the NBA. Smart possesses a solid defensive arsenal as he can lock down essentially any opponent in the league.

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Chris Paul, OKC Thunder

Steal Rating: 93

The future first-ballot Hall of Famer has had a turbulent offseason to say the least. His former team the Houston Rockets shockingly traded for Russell Westbrook which resulted in Paul heading the other way. CP3 has always been known for his quick hands and his ability to pickpocket anyone.

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Kawhi Leonard, Los Angeles Clippers

Steal Rating: 92

Nicknamed “The Klaw” for his enormous sized hands, it no surprise that Kawhi has become one of the best defenders in the league since his career took off. Always quick to pick up his man, Kawhi has a career average of 1.8 steals per game which has consistently been in the top five at the end of the season.

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Nerlens Noel, OKC Thunder

Steal Rating: 90 

Noel has had a rocky start to his NBA career thus far, bouncing around a few teams over the last few seasons hasn’t changed the fact he has some of the fastest hands for a big man. A career average of 1.4 steals a game is nothing to laugh about and a lot of teams should be eyeing him this upcoming season.

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Thabo Sefolosha, Houston Rockets

Steal Rating: 90

One of the veterans on this list has had a respectable NBA career over the last decade. Thabo has been known for his solid play off the bench and his ability to annoy any player with his 90 steal rating. 

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Robert Covington, Minnesota Timberwolves

Steal Rating: 90

Covington has become one of the most sought after players in the NBA as of late, his mix of amazing defense along with his natural three-point shooting has made him a must-have player for any NBA roster.

De’Anthony Melton, Memphis Grizzlies

Steal Rating: 90

The former second-round pick has warranted himself an NBA roster spot due to his impeccable defense this far. Look out for Melton to play a significant part in the Grizzles rebuild over the next couple of seasons.

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