Game 2 of the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals was a historic one for the Cleveland Cavaliers. They set multiple records and milestones with their impressive blowout victory performance. They held the largest halftime lead in NBA postseason history with a 41 point lead at the break. They also handed the Boston Celtics their worst home loss in playoff history, and the worst loss by a number one seed in NBA playoff history. For the Cavaliers, they made history with the largest win by any team in the Eastern Conference Finals, along with being the largest victory in their franchise's postseason history.

It was such an historic night for the Cavaliers, that LeBron moving up the all-time steals list might've been overshadowed. But nevertheless it was a great accomplishment for King James and should be celebrated.

LeBron moves into second all-time in playoff steals

This year in the 2017 NBA playoffs, LeBron James moved several places up on the all-time points, field goals made, three point field goals made, rebounds, steals, and blocks lists. James sits in second place on the postseason scoring list, third in playoff assists, seventh in playoff rebounds, 21st in playoff blocks, and now, second in steals. He passed Michael Jordan -- who held the coveted number two spot for almost two decades. Here's how the list currently stacks up:

All-time playoffs steals list:


Scottie Pippen (395)

2. LeBron James (377)

3. Michael Jordan (376)

4. Magic Johnson (358)

5. John Stockton (338)

The crazy thing is that LeBron James is just 32 years of age, with many more years left in his astonishing career, and he is already in second place on this all-time playoffs list. The King has plenty of time to rack up more steals and move into the top spot on the leaderboard.

LeBron can move past Scottie Pippen

The next accomplishment for LeBron James when it comes to playoff steals would be moving past Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen and into first place on the postseason steals list. He needs 18 to tie and 19 to move past Pippen for first place in the standings. He is averaging a career-high (tied with last year) 2.3 steals per game in this year's playoffs.

At this rate he will achieve the accomplishment in 8-10 more games, although the Cavs have swept their first two opponents, and are looking to do it once again in the Eastern Conference Finals, which would leave the Cavs will 9 more games at most, so the chance of King James breaking Scottie's record this year is unlikely, but still possible.