By John Schuhmann, NBA.com
Posted Dec 18 2008 1:56AM
With a steal in the second quarter Wednesday night against the Spurs, Chris Paul broke Alvin Robertson's record (set from Nov. 6 1985 to Dec. 29, 1986) of consecutive games with a steal at 106.
Paul's streak began on April 13, 2007 in a loss to the Denver Nuggets.
Steals aren't easy to come by, but Paul is blessed with quick hands and a gift to anticipate where his opponents are going with the ball.
"I really pride myself on when I get a deflection not to let the other team come up with it," Paul said recently. "I like to steal the ball."
Steals were first recorded in the 1973-74 season. As Paul makes history, get caught up with some of the NBA's most compelling steal-related numbers ...
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