More honors for a spectacular year by our 9-fingered Kobe Bryant!
RealGM: Forward Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers headline the NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. Garnett, who earns his ninth All-Defensive Team selection, and Bryant, who earns his eighth selection, each received 52 points overall including 24 first-place nods.
Also selected to the First Team are 2007 Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Camby of the Denver Nuggets , who ranked first in blocks (3.61 bpg) and second in rebounds (13.1 rpg), and Bruce Bowen and Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs . Duncan earns his 11th consecutive selection, while Bowen earns his eighth and Camby his second.