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Three Warriors named to All-NBA teams

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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrate after the end of the second quarter of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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The Golden State Warriors won a league-best 67 games in the 2016-17 season, and for that, three players were named to All NBA teams.

They Warriors were the only franchise to send multiple players, but none made the first team.

FIRST TEAM

Russell Westbrook, G, Oklahoma City Thunder

James Harden, G, Houston Rockets

Kawhi Leonard, F, San Antonio Spurs

LeBron James, F, Cleveland Cavaliers

Anthony Davis, C, New Orleans Pelicans

SECOND TEAM

Stephen Curry, G, Golden State Warriors

Isaiah Thomas, G, Boston Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Kevin Durant, F, Golden State Warriors

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Rudy Gobert, C, Utah Jazz

THIRD TEAM

John Wall, G, Washington Wizards

DeMar DeRozan, G, Toronto Raptors

Jimmy Butler, F, Chicago Bulls

Draymond Green, F, Golden State Warriors

DeAndre Jordan, C, Los Angeles Clippers

Other players receiving votes, with point totals (First Team votes in parentheses): Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota, 50 (2); Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers, 49; Marc Gasol, Memphis, 48 (2); DeMarcus Cousins, New Orleans, 42 (2); Paul George, Indiana, 40; Gordon Hayward, Utah, 27; Hassan Whiteside, Miami, 18; Kyrie Irving, Cleveland, 14; Klay Thompson, Golden State, 14; Nikola Jokic, Denver, 12 (1); Damian Lillard, Portland, 12; Paul Millsap, Atlanta, 3; LaMarcus Aldridge, San Antonio, 1; Blake Griffin, LA Clippers, 1; Al Horford, Boston, 1.

Some facts on the Warriors to receive the honor, per team PR:

The three players are the third Warriors trio to be named to the All-NBA Team in the same season, joining Curry, Green & Klay Thompson in 2015-16 and Paul Arizin, Neil Johnston and Jack George in 1955-56. Curry is the first Warrior to be named to four-straight All-NBA teams since Chris Mullin from 1988-89 to 1991-92. The Warriors are the only franchise to have multiple players named to the 2016-17 All-NBA Team.

 

 

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