Earlier this afternoon, the NBA announced their All-NBA First, Second and Third teams and the surprises were minimal.
The results are as followed.
Selected to the All-NBA First team:
- Miami Heat – LeBron James
- San Antonio Spurs – Tim Duncan
- Los Angeles Lakers – Kobe Bryant
- Los Angeles Clippers – Chris Paul
- Oklahoma City Thunder – Kevin Durant
Selected to the All-NBA Second team:
- New York Knicks – Carmelo Anthony
- Los Angeles Clippers – Blake Griffin
- Memphis Grizzlies – Marc Gasol
- San Antonio Spurs – Tony Parker
- Oklahoma City Thunder – Russell Westbrook
Selected to the All-NBA Third team:
- Houston Rockets – James Harden
- Miami Heat – Dwyane Wade
- Golden State Warriors – David Lee
- Indiana Pacers – Paul George
- Los Angeles Lakers – Dwight Howard
The Spurs, Lakers, Heat, Clippers and Thunder all tied with two members selected to the teams, which are voted on by NBA head coaches.
Tim Duncan (37) became the second oldest player ever selected to the All-NBA First Team behind Kareem Abdul Jabbar, who did so at age 38. It was Duncan’s first appence in six seasons, who last made the first team in 2006.
On the All-NBA Third Team, there were a handful of first time selections, which include George, Lee and Harden while Marc Gasol was the only first time addition on the All-NBA Second Team.