Kawhi Leonard was a unanimous selection to the NBA’s All-Defensive First Team.
San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is the headliner of this year’s NBA All-Defensive First Team.
Leonard, who won his second straight Defensive Player of the Year award this season, was a unanimous selection to the First team, receiving a first-team selection from all 130 voters. Second in voting was the Warriors’ Draymond Green, who received 123 first-team votes.
The second team was made up of some of the game’s big names, including Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, tenacious defender Tony Allen, and the 2015–16 season leader in blocks, Hassan Whiteside.
You can check out the full rosters for the first and second team below.
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All-Defensive First Team
Chris Paul, guard
Avery Bradley, guard
Kawhi Leonard, forward
Draymond Green, forward
DeAndre Jordan, center
All-Defensive Second Team
Tony Allen, guard
Jimmy Butler, guard
Paul George, forward
Paul Millsap, forward
Hassan Whiteside, center