Feb 20, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) handles the ball while being guarded by Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

All-NBA teams announced

On the eve of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the league has finally announced the selections for the All-NBA teams. The voting for the honor is conducted by sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the country. Here, per the press release from the league, is the exact voting process.

The All-NBA Teams were chosen by a panel of 125 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada.  The media voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams by position with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis

Here are the three teams, per the press release from the league.




Position                         Player, Team (1st Team Votes)                        Points

Forward                             Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City (125)                            625

Forward                             LeBron James, Miami (124)                                          623

Center                                Joakim Noah, Chicago (101)                                          551

Guard                                James Harden, Houston (73)                                         502

Guard                                Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers (86)                                        540




Position                        Player, Team (1st Team Votes)                    Points

Forward                             Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers (5)                             350

Forward                             Kevin Love, Minnesota (2)                                     237

Center                                Dwight Howard, Houston (9)                                226

Guard                                Stephen Curry, Golden State (65)                          489

Guard                                Tony Parker, San Antonio (14)                                210





Position                        Player, Team (1st Team Votes)                      Points

Forward                              Paul George, Indiana (4)                                         171

Forward                              LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland (2)                          159

Center                                 Al Jefferson, Charlotte (4)                                       191

Guard                                  Goran Dragic, Phoenix (1)                                       115

Guard                                  Damian Lillard, Portland (2)                                  115


Some interesting notes regarding the teams.

  • The last player out was Carmelo Anthony, who finished with 86 points in the voting.
  • As part of the league’s new transparency movement, you can, for the first time ever, see all the votes and who voted for who by visiting nba.com/official.
  • This is the first time both James Harden and Joakim Noah have made All-NBA First Team.
  • Tim Duncan, who finished with 63 points, could not add to his 14 All-NBA selections.


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