Kawhi, Draymond Lead NBA All-Defensive Teams

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and Warriors forward Draymond Green were the leading vote-getters for the NBA’s All-Defensive teams for the 2015/16 season, with Leonard earning first-team votes from all 130 respondents. Leonard and Green were joined on the NBA All-Defensive first team by center DeAndre Jordan, along with guards Chris Paul and Avery Bradley.

Here’s the complete breakdown of the 2015/16 NBA All-Defensive teams, with point totals in parentheses. Players received two points for a first-team vote and one point for a second-team vote.

First Team:

  • Forward: Kawhi Leonard, Spurs (260)
  • Forward: Draymond Green, Warriors (251)
  • Center: DeAndre Jordan, Clippers (137)
  • Guard: Avery Bradley, Celtics (149)
  • Guard: Chris Paul, Clippers (148)

Second Team:

Rudy Gobert, Klay Thompson, Jae Crowder, LeBron James, and Kyle Lowry also received 40+ points in voting.

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James203
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James203
4 months 5 days ago

Whiteside misses the first team. Bit of a joke in my opinion.

GregGembe
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GregGembe
4 months 4 days ago

I agree with you 100% James203. Not pooping on Deandre, he IS a beast, but Whiteside had the better year defensively.

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