Kevin Love named to All-NBA second team
- Blog Post by: Chris Miller
- June 4, 2014 - 11:53 AM
Wolves forward Kevin Love was named to the All-NBA second team at forward after finishing fourth in the league in scoring (26.1 points per game) and third in rebounding (12.5).
Love was the first player since 1976 to average more than 26 points, 12 rebounds and four assists per game, according to the Wolves PR folks. He was also All-NBA second team in 2011-12.
The first team forwards were Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City and LeBron James of Miami. Durant had 125 first-place votes and James 124. Third in voting among forwards was Blake Griffin of the Clippers, who have five first-place votes, and Love was fourth (two first place votes).
Here are the All-NBA teams, with first-place votes in parentheses and overall vote totals.
All-NBA First Team
Forwards: Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City (125), 625; LeBron James, Miami (124), 623. Center: Joakim Noah, Chicago (101), 551. Guards: James Harden, Houston (73), 502; Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers (86), 540.
All-NBA Second Team
Forwards: Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers (5), 350; Kevin Love, Minnesota (2), 237. Center: Dwight Howard, Houston (9), 226. Guards: Stephen Curry, Golden State (65), 489;Tony Parker, San Antonio (14), 210.
All-NBA Third Team
Forwards: Paul George, Indiana (4), 171; LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland (2), 159. Center: Al Jefferson, Charlotte (4), 191. Guards: Goran Dragic, Phoenix (1), 115; Damian Lillard, Portland (2), 115.
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