PHILADELPHIA — Celtics guard Rajon Rondo and center Kevin Garnett were named to the NBA’s All-Defensive second team today, while guard Avery Bradley received one first-team vote. The league’s 30 coaches voted on the awards.
Rondo earned 29 points in the voting with nine first-team and 11 second-team votes. Garnett received 26 points with eight first-place votes and 10 second-team votes. The two were joined on the second team by Luol Deng, Tyson Chandler, and Kobe Bryant.
LeBron James, Chris Paul, Tony Allen, Serge Ibaka, and Dwight Howard were named to the first team. Philadelphia’s Andre Iguodala got the most points (19) without being named to a team.