Witness greatness, as LeBron earns record 12th All-NBA First Team nod

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Rounding out the Second Team are Al Horford (85) of the Boston Celtics, Dejounte Murray (80) of the San Antonio Spurs, and Jimmy Butler (79) of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Davis, another finalist for Defensive Player of the Year, led the National Basketball Association in blocks per game (2.6), finished fifth in rebounds per game (11.1), and ranked 15th in steals per game (1.5).

A 2017-18 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award finalist, Davis became the first player to have at least 2,000 points, 800 rebounds, 150 blocks and 100 steals in a season since David Robinson in 1995-96. Davis had 73 first-team votes.

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In a season of milestones and record-breaking performances, LeBron James was named to his league-record 12th All-NBA First Team on Thursday, joining Houston Rockets guard James Harden as a unanimous selection.

The 7-foot-1 center received 94 first-team votes and 192 points from a global media panel to edge New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis of the United States in the five-man honor squad. Gobert found himself on the All-Defensive First Team for the second year in a row, but his selection comes as little surprise considering the defensive prowess that he has established. This is the third time Lillard has earned All-NBA honors, but his first appearance as a First Team selection.

The NBA Awards are scheduled to take place June 25.

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Robert Covington, Philadelphia - 27 first-team votes, 36 second-team votes, 90 total points.

Joel Embiid, Philadelphia - four first-team votes, 82 second-team votes, 90 total points.

Fellow first-teamer Oladipo was arguably the NBA's best perimeter defender this season with a league-leading 2.4 steals per game.

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The native of France was announced as a top-three finalist for the NBA's 2018 Defensive Player of the Year Award on May 16.

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