Found May 12, 2013 on The Daily Sports Herald:
The NBA announced its 2012-13 NBA All-Defensive First Team today, with Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen and Miami Heat forward LeBron James receiving the most votes with 53 and 52 total points overall, respectively. Each player received 25 First Team votes. Also on the First Team are guard Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers (37 points, 15 First Team votes), forward Serge Ibaka of the Oklahoma City Thunder (46 points, 17 First Team votes), and centers Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks and Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls, who tied with 24 points each. Of course, the most interesting take on the announcement is which players did not make the cut. Memphis center Marc Gasol, the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year, failed to crack the First Team, but did make the Second Team. Shotblocker extraordinaire Larry Sanders failed to make either team, receiving only 16 total points. Also conspicuously absent from both teams were such notable defense standouts as Dw...
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