Golden State's Draymond Green and Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo were the other two. He also averaged 1.3 steals per contest.
Wizards point guard John Wall did not make the All-Defensive first or second team chosen by the media. He also averaged a career-highs of 25.5 points and 3.5 assists to go along with 5.8 rebounds in 33.4 minutes. Oklahoma City's defensive rating was 4.6 points per 100 possessions better when Roberson was on the floor. This includes the NBA Defensive Player of the Year and MVP awards, which the San Antonio Spurs will be represented in.
Green recorded two blocks and 1.4 steals per game in the regular season.
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That review should be complete before October 2, the first day the justices could hear arguments in their new term. Kennedy has sat on the court almost 30 years, making him the longest serving of the current justices.
LeBron James finished fifth despite Cleveland's season-long defensive issues. His impact is illustrated further by the fact that the Warriors allowed just 99.3 points per 100 possessions with him on the court, compared to 104.1 with him on the bench. The Spurs have now been represented on the NBA All-Defensive Team in 27 of the last 30 seasons. He understood every team's playbook and broke up every set from the beginning of the season to the NBA Finals.
Among players who played at least 45 games last season, Johnson ranked eighth in the National Basketball Association with an overall opponent field-goal percentage of 40.3 percent.
With winning the Defensive Player of the Year Award, Green becomes the first player in franchise history to do so. Green, effortlessly, defended everyone from point guards to centers.