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In case anyone happened to miss it earlier, the NBA released its 2013 All-Defensive Team.

The leading vote getters for this year’s All-Defensive team were Tony Allen of the Memphis Grizzlies with 53 points, and LeBron James with 52 points.  A very noticeable snub from the 1st team is the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year, Marc Gasol.

That’s right, ladies and gentlemen; Marc Gasol only made the 2nd team.  Unlike the Defensive Player of the Year voting that is done by the media, the NBA’s All-Defensive teams are voted on by the coaches; and coaches are not allowed to vote for a player on their own team.

With Gasol only picking up five 1st team votes, and two 2nd team votes, there are a bunch of NBA coaches that have no respect for Marc.

Listed below are the 2013 NBA All-Defensive teams:

 

1st Team

Forward LeBron James, Miami Heat                   52 points

Forward Serge Ibaka, Oklahoma City Thunder     46 points

Center Tyson Chandler, New York Knicks           24 points

Center Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls                    24 points

Guard Tony Allen, Memphis Grizzlies                  53 points

Guard Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers             37 points

 

 

2nd Team

 Forward Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs            20 points

Forward Paul George, Indiana Pacers                 27 points

Center Marc Gasol, Memphis Grizzlies                12 points

Guard Avery Bradley, Boston Celtics                  25 points

Guard Mike Conley, Memphis Grizzlies               19 points