New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis and guard Jrue Holiday were both named to the NBA’s 2017-18 All-Defensive First Team, which was announced on Wednesday (May 23).
It was the first time teammates have been named first-team All-Defense since Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan did it as members of the Los Angeles Clippers in 2015-16.
First: LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant.
Second: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Russell Westbrook, Joel Embiid, LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan.
Third: Stephen Curry, Victor Oladipo, Karl-Anthony Towns, Jimmy Butler, Paul George.