NBA: LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, James Harden make 2016/17 All-NBA First Team

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (498 points) makes the 2016/17 All-NBA first team with 99 First Team votes, matching a record 11th First team selection, the NBA announced today. 
Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone are the only players in league history with 11 All-NBA First Team selection.

James Harden (500 points) made the First Team on all 100 ballots, earning First Team honors for the third time in the last four seasons.

The All-NBA First Team features three other players for the second time; Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis.

The All-NBA Second Team features Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (fourth All-NBA selection) and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (seventh All-NBA selection) and three debutants: Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.

 The All-NBA Third Team features Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler (first-time All-NBA selection), Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (second-time All-NBA selection), Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (first-time All-NBA selection), Washington Wizards guard John Wall (first-time All-NBA selection), LA Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (third-time All-NBA selection).