All NBA Teams 2011-2012: Players Selected to the First, Second and Third Team

LeBron James was named to the All-NBA First Team and the NBA All-Defensive First Team this year
LeBron James has his Heat team on the path to greatness. IBTimes Pictures

The Heat's LeBron James leads the way on the 2011-2012 All-NBA First Team.

James, who also was named the MVP of the league, averaged 27.1 points, 7.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game during the regular season. It's the sixth time in his career that James has made the first team.

James' teammate Dwyane Wade made the third team. The Heat, Knicks, Thunder and Clippers all had two players on the list.

A panel of 120 sportswriters and broadcasters voted for each team.

Here is the complete list of the All-NBA first, second and third teams for 2011-2012.

2011-2012 All-NBA First Team

F LeBron James, Miami        596 pts

F Kevin Durant, OKC            591 pts

C Dwight Howard, Orlando    476 pts

G Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers  568 pts

G Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers    484 pts

2011-2012 All-NBA Second Team

F Kevin Love, Minnesota       365 pts

F Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers  170 pts

C Andrew Bynum, L.A. Lakers 400 pts

G Tony Parker, San Antonio     367 pts

G Russell Westbrook, OKC      239 pts

2011-2012 All-NBA Third Team

F Carmelo Anthony, New York   154 pts

F Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas               136 pts

C Tyson Chandler, New York     60 pts

G Dwyane Wade, Miami            235 pts

G Rajon Rondo, Boston            142 pts

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