Kobe Bryant Becomes 15th Player in NBA History to Reach 1,800 Steals
Kobe Bryant has yet another milestone. With his second steal in the third quarter against the Timberwolves, Kobe Bryant became just the 15th player in NBA history to reach 1,800 career steals.
Bryant averages 1.5 steals a game for his career and has been selected to the NBA All Defensive Team nine times. Last year, Kobe passed Magic Johnson for the most steals in Lakers history with 1,724 steals.
Recently, Bryant has eclipsed the 31,000 point mark and broke the record for most consecutive All-Star game starting appearances with 15.
Here is Kobe breaking Magic’s career steals mark: