It was announced today that Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol have again been given All-NBA honors. The panel of 122 sportswriters and broadcasters selected the two Lakers stars on the heels of a top Western Conference run.
Kobe Bryant was named to the All-NBA first team for the eighth time in his career, his fifth consecutive. Joining Kobe in the first team were LeBron James and Dwight Howard, both with 610 first team votes; young Thunder star, Kevin Durant (579 votes); and Dwayne Wade (520 votes). Kobe Bryant was selected with 604 votes.
Pau Gasol was named to the NBA’s third team for his second year, racking in the honors last season as well.