NBA Announces 2011-12 All-NBA Teams
The media voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams, with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis.
Kobe made the First Team for the seventh straight year and 10th time in his career. LBJ earned his sixth First-Team honor and is on track for at least another six. Russ Westbrook received his second straight Second-Team selection, edging out DWade.
Check out who made the League’s most prestigious teams below (total points in parentheses):
2011-12 ALL-NBA FIRST TEAM
LeBron James, Heat (596), Kevin Durant, Thunder (591), Dwight Howard, Magic (476), Kobe Bryant, Lakers (568), Chris Paul, Clippers (484)
2011-12 ALL-NBA SECOND TEAM
Kevin Love, Wolves (365), Blake Griffin, Clippers (170), Andrew Bynum, Lakers (400), Tony Parker, Spurs (367), Russell Westbrook, Thunder (239)
2011-12 ALL-NBA THIRD TEAM
Carmelo Anthony, Knicks (154), Dirk Nowitzki, Mavs (136), Tyson Chandler, Knicks (60), Dwyane Wade, Heat (235), Rajon Rondo, Celtics (142)
Other players receiving votes, with point totals: LaMarcus Aldridge, 55; Marc Gasol, 52; Derrick Rose, 44; Josh Smith, 33; Paul Pierce, 31; Al Jefferson, 30; Pau Gasol, 27; Steve Nash, 24; Kevin Garnett, 22; Tim Duncan, 18; Joe Johnson, 16; Deron Williams, 14; Rudy Gay, 10; James Harden, 8; Luol Deng, 5; Roy Hibbert, 5; Manu Ginobili, 3; Danny Granger, 3; Joakim Noah, 3; Monta Ellis, 2; Chris Bosh, 2; Luis Scola, 2; Marcin Gortat, 2; Paul Millsap, 2; Serge Ibaka, 2; David Lee, 1; DeMarcus Cousins, 1