Antetokounmpo, Jokic and Doncic head traditionally younger All-NBA group - The Guardian

Giannis Antetokounmpo, fellow two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic, Devin Booker and Jayson Tatum had been voted to the All-NBA first team on Tuesday, the first time in 67 years all five players were age 27 or more youthful.

Milwaukee's Antetokounmpo turned into the simplest player to get hold of all a hundred possible first-team votes and entire with 500 facets in his fourth consecutive first-group choice. Denver's Jokic and Dallas' Doncic each and every bought 88 first-crew votes and 476 elements.

Doncic joined Tim Duncan, Kevin Durant and Max Zaslofsky because the most effective players to make the first team three or extra times earlier than turning 24, whereas Phoenix's Booker (460 aspects) and Boston's Tatum (390) each have been first-time choices to the primary group.

"It's a blessing ... as a child, I always dreamed of being in the NBA and now it's my third All-NBA group and it's in reality a blessing," Doncic spoke of on Tuesday evening, after leading the Mavericks to a playoff win over the Golden State Warriors. The Mavs nonetheless trail the soldiers 3-1 in the superior-of-seven sequence, with the winner advancing to the NBA finals.

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid, the NBA's main scorer and runner-up to Jokic for MVP, led the second crew. He changed into joined through Ja Morant, winner of the most more suitable participant award, Durant, Stephen Curry and DeMar DeRozan. The third team turned into Karl-Anthony towns, Chris Paul, Trae young, Pascal Siakam and LeBron James, who earned his 18th All-NBA selection

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