Green, Leonard Headline NBA All-Defensive First Team
The NBA Awards are tonight, but it seems like NBA fans are receiving a quick preview prior to tonight’s festivities.
Early this afternoon, the NBA All-Defensive teams were announced by a panel of 100 media members and broadcasters. The two All-Defensive teams are as follows:
All-Defensive First Team:
- LAC Chris Paul (140-points, 61-first team votes)
- HOU Patrick Beverly (110-points, 38-first team votes)
- SAS Kawhi Leonard (192-points, 93-first team votes)
- GSW Draymond Green (198-points, 99-first team votes)
- UTJ Rudy Gobert (196-points, 97-first team votes)
All-Defensive Second Team:
- MEM Tony Allen
- SAS Danny Green
- OKC Andre Roberson
- MIL Giannis Antetokounmpo
- NOP Anthony Davis
The NBA Awards will take place tonight live on TNT at 9:00 PM EST. Canadian Rapper and Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador Drake will host the first NBA event of its kind.