John Wall's response to not making either NBA All-Defensive Team: 'Lol'

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Paul was named to the team for the sixth consecutive season and seventh time overall while Beverley made it for the first time. This is his first NBA Defensive POY honor.

Green also had the first triple-double in league history that came without points - on February 10, Green recorded 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals against the Memphis Grizzlies while scoring just four points for the game.

The second team guards were Tony Allen of Memphis and Danny Green of the Spurs.

The only guard in the National Basketball Association to have at least 50 steals and 50 blocks in each of the last five seasons, Green is one of four players in Spurs history with at least 350 steals and 350 blocks in his career.

After finishing in second place in the balloting in each of the past two seasons, Green received the honor Monday night during the NBA Awards show from NY.


Gobert won the first-team votes of 97 of the 100 voters who make up the balloting for the annual award, given out since 1968-69.

Green came up with the lowest scoring performance in the past three seasons but was huge on defense. It's the first time the league has used a one-night event to crown the award-winning players, as there's usually a press conference for the biggest awards given. He also averaged 12.8 rebounds and 14.0 points in his fourth season.

John Wall's kicks for tonight'NBA Awards show. Aside from the two centers who earned All-Defensive status, only Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan finished with more votes than Whiteside.

Both players received all 100 first-team votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. The fact that Heat forward James Johnson didn't receive a single vote in the All-Defensive team category is.

Each All-Defensive Team consists of one center slot, two forwards and two guards.

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