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Three All-NBA teams were announced on Wednesday, led by Los Angeles Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis in the first team:
Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokompompo, who is a finalist for the award again this season, was also named to the first team for the second year in a row.
Giannis and Lebron, the first team, were the only unanimous selections for Per Eric horn Athletic.
James harden Was named first-team All-NBA for the fifth straight season, while Luca Doncic made his first season on an All-NBA team in his second season.
Donsick became the first player since Tim Duncan in 1999 to earn first-team All-NBA honors in one of his first two seasons. Brad townsend Of Dallas morning news.
James also made history with his selection, as the 35-year-old became the first player to be named an All-NBA in 16 seasons. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan all had 15 appearances on all league teams.
This is the 13th time he was named to the first team.
Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook honored by panel for the ninth time Sports writer and broadcaster. Jason Tatum, Pascal Saykam and Ben Simmons each made their first selections this year.
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid took three first-place finishes, but it was not enough to get an All-NBA spot.
Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal also finished third in the NBA despite finishing second with an average of 30.5 points per game. He was also selected for the All-Star Game this season.