LeBron James becomes NBA postseason steals leader

LeBron James becomes NBA postseason steals leader

WASHINGTON,  (Xinhua) — LeBron James added another record to his already stellar career when he became the leader in postseason steals during Game 7 of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ first-round battle with the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.

The 15-year veteran got his latest theft in the second quarter, surpassing Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen on the all-time list. James finished Sunday’s victory sitting at 399.

Pippen had 395 steals in 208 postseason games. James broke the record in his 237th game.

Manu Ginobili (10th overall) is second among active players at 292. Dwayne Wade (13th) is third among active players with 273.

The Cavs defeated the Pacers 105-101 in Game 7 and advanced with 4-3 overall into the semifinals of the East Conference playoffs.

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