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All-NBA team selections

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Of course the league MVP would be selected!  Miami Heat forward Lebron James was an unanimous pick receiving all 119 votes from a host of reporters and broadcasters in the U.S. and Canada. He was the only player to get that many votes. This has been an outstanding year for Lebron James and winning the NBA Finals would just add icing on the cake. Kobe Bryant was also selected which allowed him to earn his 11th record-tying first team selection!

Kobe is now tied with Hall-of-Famer Karl Malone. Bryant was previously tied for 10 with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elgin Baylor, Bob Cousy, Michael Jordan, Bob Pettit and Jerry West.  Along with James and Bryant are Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant, San Antonio center Tim Duncan, and Los Angeles Clipper’s point guard Chris Paul. Congrats to all the players because this a big accomplishment for them!  Below are all the other teams along with the amount of votes they received.

2012-13 ALL-NBA FIRST TEAM

Position Player, Team (1st Team Votes) Points

Forward LeBron James, Miami (119) 595

Forward Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City (102) 555

Center Tim Duncan, San Antonio (45) 392

Guard Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers (91) 521

Guard Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers (97) 537

2012-13 ALL-NBA SECOND TEAM

Position Player, Team (1st Team Votes) Points

Forward Carmelo Anthony, New York (24) 397

Forward Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers 132

Center Marc Gasol, Memphis (38) 295

Guard Tony Parker, San Antonio (16) 273

Guard Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City (20) 306

2012-13 ALL-NBA THIRD TEAM

Position Player, Team (1st Team Votes) Points

Forward David Lee, Golden State 79

Forward Paul George, Indiana 73

Center Dwight Howard, L.A. Lakers (17) 203

Guard Dwyane Wade, Miami (3) 145

Guard James Harden, Houston (5) 253

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