(NEW YORK) — Miami Heat forward LeBron James was a unanimous pick for this season’s All-NBA first team, the league announced Thursday. The four-time reigning MVP received all 199 votes from a group of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout North America.
Joining James on the first team is Los Angeles guard Kobe Bryant, who earned his 11th first team selection, tying him with former Utah Jazz forward Karl Malone for most picks.
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan round out the team.
The All-NBA second team is led by New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol and Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin.
Houston Rockets forward James Harden was selected on the All-NBA third team. He’s joined by Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and Golden State Warriors center David Lee.
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