Bucks Antekounmpo and Rockets Harden Headline The All-NBA Team

NEW YORK – Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston Rockets guard James Harden have been unanimously selected to the 2018-19 All-NBA First Team.

Antetokounmpo and Harden both received All-NBA First Team votes on all 100 ballots to finish with 500 points each.  This marks the first All-NBA First Team honor for Antetokounmpo, a two-time Second Team member.  Harden earns his fifth First Team nod, including his third in a row as a unanimous selection.

The 2018-19 All-NBA First Team also features Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (482 points; 91 First Team votes), Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (433 points; 71 First Team votes) and Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokić (411 points; 59 First Team votes).

Curry is an All-NBA First Team selection for the third time.  George, a four-time Third Team honoree, makes his First Team debut.  Jokić has been named to his first All-NBA Team.

Antetokounmpo, Harden and George are the three finalists for the 2018-19 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award.  The winner will be revealed at the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on Monday, June 24 at 9 p.m. ET on TNT.  The third annual NBA Awards, honoring this season’s top performers, will take place at Barker Hangar in Los Angeles.

The 2018-19 All-NBA Second Team consists of Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (375 points), Warriors forward Kevin Durant (358), Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (306), Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (242) and Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (195).

The 2018-19 All-NBA Third Team is made up of Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (178 points), Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin (115), Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (111), Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (89) and Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker (51).

James has tied the NBA record for most All-NBA selections with 15, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan.  Walker, an eight-year veteran, has earned his first All-NBA honor.

The All-NBA Teams were selected by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.  The media voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams by position with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis.  Voters selected two guards, two forwards and one center for each team, choosing players at the position they play regularly.  Players who received votes at multiple positions were slotted at the position where they received the most votes.

Complete voting results by media member will be posted at pr.nba.com the night of the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia.  Click here for the list of 100 media voters for the 2018-19 All-NBA Teams.

Below are the voting results for the 2018-19 All-NBA Teams.  The balloting was tabulated by the independent accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP.

PositionPlayer, Team1st Team (5 Pts.)2nd Team (3 Pts.)3rd Team (1 Pt.)TotalAll-NBA Selections
ForwardGiannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee1005003 (one 1st, two 2nd)
GuardJames Harden, Houston1005006 (five 1st, one 3rd)
GuardStephen Curry, Golden State9194826 (three 1st, two 2nd, one 3rd)
ForwardPaul George, Oklahoma City712534335 (one 1st, four 3rd)
CenterNikola Jokić, Denver593824111
PositionPlayer, Team1st Team (5 Pts.)2nd Team (3 Pts.)3rd Team (1 Pt.)TotalAll-NBA Selections
CenterJoel Embiid, Philadelphia405743752 (two 2nd)
ForwardKevin Durant, Golden State29713589 (six 1st, three 2nd)
GuardDamian Lillard, Portland88753064 (one 1st, two 2nd, one 3rd)
ForwardKawhi Leonard, Toronto73232423 (two 1st, one 2nd)
GuardKyrie Irving, Boston52391952 (one 2nd, one 3rd)
PositionPlayer, Team1st Team (5 Pts.)2nd Team (3 Pts.)3rd Team (1 Pt.)TotalAll-NBA Selections
GuardRussell Westbrook, Oklahoma City143441788 (two 1st, five 2nd, one 3rd)
ForwardBlake Griffin, Detroit13761155 (three 2nd, two 3rd)
ForwardLeBron James, L.A. Lakers137211115 (12 1st, two 2nd, one 3rd)
CenterRudy Gobert, Utah1569892 (one 2nd, one 3rd)
GuardKemba Walker, Charlotte439511

Below are the other players who received votes for the 2018-19 All-NBA Teams, listed by the position at which they received the most votes.

Player, Team1st Team (5 Pts.)2nd Team (3 Pts.)3rd Team (1 Pt.)Total
Bradley Beal, Washington13134
Klay Thompson, Golden State31827
Ben Simmons, Philadelphia77
Mike Conley, Memphis44
Donovan Mitchell, Utah44
DeMar DeRozan, San Antonio33
D’Angelo Russell, Brooklyn33
Dwyane Wade, Miami13
Devin Booker, Phoenix11
Eric Gordon, Houston11
Jrue Holiday, New Orleans11
Kyle Lowry, Toronto11
Lou Williams, LA Clippers11
Player, Team1st Team (5 Pts.)2nd Team (3 Pts.)3rd Team (1 Pt.)Total
LaMarcus Aldridge, San Antonio21117
Danilo Gallinari, LA Clippers147
Pascal Siakam, Toronto44
Luka Donĉić, Dallas13
Tobias Harris, Philadelphia22
Marvin Bagley III, Sacramento11
Domantas Sabonis, Indiana11
Player, Team1st Team (5 Pts.)2nd Team (3 Pts.)3rd Team (1 Pt.)Total
Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota2020
Nikola Vučević, Orlando44
Andre Drummond, Detroit13
Anthony Davis, New Orleans11
Myles Turner, Indiana11

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