NBA announces 2020-21 All-Defensive teams
The NBA announced its 2020-21 All-Defensive Teams today.
Rudy Gobert, the 2020-21 Defensive Player of the Year, headlined the All-Defensive First Team, which also consisted of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Draymond Green, Jrue Holiday and Ben Simmons.
On the All-Defensive Second Team are Bam Adebayo, Jimmy Butler, Joel Embiid, Matisse Thybulle and Kawhi Leonard.
Philadelphia lead all squads with three players recognized (Simmons, Embiid, Thybulle), while Milwaukee (Antetokounmpo, Holiday) and Miami (Adebayo, Butler) each landed two players.
Interestingly, the scales tipped 7-3 in favor of Eastern Conference teams.