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KG, Rondo are Defensive

Chuck - Red's Army May 6, 2009 Uncategorized 9 Comments

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Kevin Garnett made the NBA All-Defensive First Team, while Rajon Rondo made the second team. Here's the complete list:

First Team

  • Dwight Howard
  • Kobe Bryant
  • LeBron James
  • Chris Paul
  • Kevin Garnett

Second Team

  • Tim Duncan
  • Dwyane Wade
  • Rajon Rondo
  • Shane Battier
  • Ron Artest

Kendrick Perkins got a handful of votes including one for the First Team.

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f60396b970c ThatGuyOverTheOcean

    Kobe Bryant? They’re kidding me… but I see a pattern, maybe the guys on the 1st team are the ones who sell more jerseys, right?

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f5d5d11970c Tim (FD)

    Wow, I’ve never seen so many superstars on the first team…..
    Clearly the NBA is going in a different direction on this.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/redsarmy Red’s Army

    I don’t think Kobe’s really a first teamer anymore. He might have been once upon a time… but not anymore.

  • baron

    Generally a joke…. Kobe, and CP3 dont belong on first team, they just are because of their names, same could be said about KG, who is a great defensive player, but didnt have a great year
    Id actually take the 2nd team defense. also perk was robbed, he deserves it more then anyone on the celtics

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f60396b970c ThatGuyOverTheOcean

    How about Howard… I would be a defensive mvp too if they whistled fouls on every attacking player near me. This is supposed to be an award for defensive specialists, and instead the league turned it into just another superstar parade. Way to promote marketing AND ruin things!

  • nate

    I agree w Baron, I take that 2nd team ANY day for defense. Pretty much everyone on that first team is a good help defenders.

  • Bill

    Next year, if Perk gets more weak side blocks by cheating off his man and shows up at the dunk contest wearing a superhero costume and gives himself a lofty nickname, he might give Dwight Howard a run for First Team.

  • celt r pathetic

    you people are stupid. Always bagging on people that beats you

  • Nora

    Trolls are pathetic