After a season in which he averaged 11.9 points and a career-high 11.7 assists per game, Rajon Rondo was named to the All-NBA third team. It's the first time in his career that Rondo has been named to an All-NBA team.
Rondo received four first-team votes. Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce also received votes. Here's how the voting broke down.
ALL-NBA FIRST TEAM
Position, Player, Team (first-team votes), Points
Forward, LeBron James, Heat (118), 596
Forward, Kevin Durant, Thunder (117), 591
Center, Dwight Howard, Magic (75), 476
Guard, Kobe Bryant, Lakers (104), 568
Guard, Chris Paul, Clippers (74), 484
ALL-NBA SECOND TEAM
Forward, Kevin Love, Timberwolves (16), 365
Forward, Blake Griffin, Clippers, 170
Center, Andrew Bynum, Lakers (33), 400
Guard, Tony Parker, Spurs (41), 367
Guard, Russell Westbrook, Thunder (5), 239
ALL-NBA THIRD TEAM
Forward, Carmelo Anthony, Knicks (1), 154
Forward, Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks, 136
Center, Tyson Chandler, Knicks (4), 60
Guard, Dwyane Wade, Heat (1), 235
Guard, Rajon Rondo, Celtics (4), 142
Other players receiving votes, with point totals: LaMarcus Aldridge, Trail Balzers, 55; Marc Gasol, Grizzlies, 52; Derrick Rose, Bulls, 44; Josh Smith, Hawks, 33; Paul Pierce, Celtics, 31; Al Jefferson, Jazz, 30; Pau Gasol, Lakers, 27; Steve Nash, Suns, 24; Kevin Garnett, Celtics, 22; Tim Duncan, Spurs, 18; Joe Johnson, Hawks, 16; Deron Williams, Nets, 14; Rudy Gay, Grizzlies, 10; James Harden, Thunder, 8; Luol Deng, Bulls, 5; Roy Hibbert, Pacers, 5; Manu Ginobili, Spurs, 3; Danny Granger, Pacers, 3; Joakim Noah, Bulls, 3; Monta Ellis, Bucks, 2; Chris Bosh, Heat, 2; Luis Scola, Rockets, 2; Marcin Gortat, Suns, 2; Paul Millsap, Jazz, 2; Serge Ibaka, Thunder, 2; David Lee, Warriors, 1; DeMarcus Cousins, Kings, 1.
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