All NBA Defensive Teams Announced
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The All-NBA Defensive team was just released and San Antonio’s own Tim Duncan made the Second Team. Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant and Cleveland’s LeBron James highlight the first team selection. Below is the story from ESPN.
NEW YORK — Kobe Bryant is on the NBA all-defensive first team for the fifth straight year.
Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo made the first team for the first time, earning the second-most points behind the league’s defensive player of the year, Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard.
Charlotte Bobcats forward Gerald Wallace also made the team for the first time, with the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ LeBron James making it for the second straight year.
The league’s coaches vote on the team.
The second team consists of San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan, guards Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat and Thabo Sefolosha of the Oklahoma City Thunder and forwards Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks and Anderson Varejao of the Cavaliers.