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On Tuesday night, the NBA released All-NBA teams from first to third. Although Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid came second in the MVP race this year, the Sixers' big man couldn't notch a spot on the first-team once again.

Instead, Embiid has been named All-NBA Second Team for the fourth-straight season. 

Although the rules for the voting were tweaked a bit to allow Embiid an opportunity to be voted in as a center or a forward, the change didn't end in Embiid's favor. 

With the way the voting turned out, the two-time MVP winner Nikola Jokic took the center position on the first team and Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jayson Tatum filled up the two forward spots. 

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Meanwhile, Embiid earned the center position on the second team, joining the likings of Chicago's DeMar DeRozan, Brooklyn's Kevin Durant, Memphis's Ja Morant, and Golden State's Stephen Curry.

With Embiid's All-NBA selection this season, the star center becomes the eighth player in Sixers history with at least four All-NBA selections. He also became just the third member of the organization to earn the NBA's scoring title, joining Hall of Famers Wilt Chamberlain and Allen Iverson.

Embiid officially wraps up the 2021-2022 year with several accolades, including All-NBA second team, the scoring champion, and his fifth-straight All-Star nod. 

Justin Grasso covers the Philadelphia 76ers for Sports Illustrated. You can follow him for live updates on Twitter: @JGrasso_.


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