Rajon Rondo, 2.45 steals per game as of today.
Wilt's first season in the NBA was the 1959-60 season.
The regular season starts in late October and the NBA finals are in June.
LeBron James' first season in the NBA was the 2003-04 season.2003
Rickey Henderson with 130
Chris Paul, NOH 203
The current record for most steals in one NBA season is held by Alvin Robertson of the San Antonio Spurs who had 301 steals in the 1985-86 basketball season. Others have gotten close to this achievement, but Alvin still holds the record.
This season LeBron James
3265 by John Stockton
I would go with the player that leads the league in scoring at the end of the season because that is what they have been going with for a while now.
Steals were not an official NBA stat until the early 1970s, therefore there is no way to officially answer this question.
The NBA season ends around mid-April.
The agreement is that the nba season will start on Christmas.