On Wednesday, the NBA announced all three of the All-NBA teams which consist of the best players from different teams and positions across the league.
Making up the First Team are Los Angeles Lakers’ players LeBron James and Anthony Davis, Milwaukee Bucks’ and the reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Doncic, and Houston Rockets’ forward James Harden.
LeBron James has been selected for the All-NBA team 16 times, which surpasses the current records for most selections in the history of the league which is held by Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who all had 15 All-NBA nominations. In addition, James has been selected to the First Team a total of 13 times.
Mavericks’ Donic also makes history as the first player to be named to the All-NBA during one of his first two seasons since Tim Duncan did in 1999. Rockets’ Harden has been named to the First Team five straight times.
On the Second Team are Clippers’ star Kawhi Leonard, Nuggets’ center Nikola Jokic, Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Thunder guard Chris Paul, and Raptors’ Pascal Siakam.
The third team is made up of Boston’s Jayson Tatum, Miami’s Jimmy Butler, Utah center Rudy Gobert, Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons, and Houston’s Russell Westbrook.