Jokic, Curry highlight 2021-22 All-NBA Teams

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The NBA announced the three All-NBA teams for the 2021-22 campaign.

All-NBA First Team

Team Player
Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokic
Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic
Phoenix Suns Devin Booker
Boston Celtics Jayson Tatum

This marks the fourth straight All-NBA selection for reigning back-to-back MVP Nikola Jokic and his third First Team spot in the last four seasons. The Denver Nuggets superstar averaged 27.1 points, 13.8 rebounds, and 7.9 assists across 74 regular-season appearances while registering a 32.8 PER - the highest mark in league history.

Meanwhile, this is also Dallas Mavericks wunderkind Luka Doncic's third consecutive All-NBA First Team nod. The Slovenian star once again put up tremendous numbers for Dallas this season while helping the Mavericks to their first Western Conference finals appearance since 2011.

All-NBA Second Team

Team Player
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry
Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid
Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant
Brooklyn Nets Kevin Durant
Chicago Bulls DeMar DeRozan

Ja Morant qualified for his first All-NBA team this campaign after leading the Memphis Grizzlies to the Western Conference's No. 2 seed. The Murray State product appeared to take offense to not being named an All-NBA First Team member shortly after learning of the news.

After helping orchestrate the Chicago Bulls' resurgence in the Eastern Conference during the regular season, DeMar DeRozan earned his second-career spot on the All-NBA Second Team. Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant, and Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid round out the Second Team selections.

All-NBA Third Team

Team Player
Minnesota Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns
Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James
Phoenix Suns Chris Paul
Atlanta Hawks Trae Young
Toronto Raptors Pascal Siakam

LeBron James now has 18 career All-NBA selections, which adds to the record he already held. Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Tim Duncan each made 15 All-NBA selections during their storied careers to rank second all-time.

As for Pascal Siakam, this marks the Cameroonian forward's second All-NBA selection after becoming the first Toronto Raptors player to average at least 20 points, eight rebounds, and five assists over a full season.

Jokic, Curry highlight 2021-22 All-NBA Teams
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