All-NBA First Team Includes Kevin Durant
Thunder forward Kevin Durant was named to the All-NBA First Team for the 2013-14 season, it was announced today by the NBA.
Durant, who earlier this year was named the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, was named to the All-NBA First Team for a fifth consecutive season. The seventh-year forward was the lone unanimous selection, garnering all 125 First Team votes.
During this past season, he averaged an NBA-best 32.0 points, 7.4 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 1.27 steals and 38.5 minutes in 81 games (all starts). In the process he joined Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain and Elgin Baylor as the only players in NBA history to average at least 32 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
The All-NBA Teams were chosen by a panel of 125 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada. The media voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams by position with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis. Below are the results of the voting for the 2013-14 All-NBA Teams. The balloting was tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.
2013-14 NBA ALL-NBA FIRST TEAM
Forward - Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City
Forward - LeBron James, Miami
Center - Joakim Noah, Chicago
Guard - Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers
Guard - James Harden, Houston
2013-14 NBA ALL-NBA SECOND TEAM
Forward - Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers
Forward - Kevin Love, Minnesota
Center - Dwight Howard, Houston
Guard - Stephen Curry, Golden State
Guard - Tony Parker, San Antonio
2013-14 NBA ALL-NBA THIRD TEAM
Forward - Paul George, Indiana
Forward - LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland
Center - Al Jefferson, Charlotte
Guard - Goran Dragic, Phoenix
Guard - Damian Lillard, Portland