Derrick Rose tops All-NBA first team
It's no shock that five playoff teams have players on the 2010-11 All-NBA first team.
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The Lakers and Magic have been eliminated from the playoffs, but Durant has the Thunder leading their Western Conference semifinal series against the Memphis Grizzlies 3-2.
It is the first All-NBA selection for Rose, who averaged 25 points, 7.7 assists and 4.1 rebounds this season. He was the only player in the top 10 in scoring and assists.
"It's an honor," Rose told ESPNChicago.com on Thursday.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau added: "We're thrilled for him. We're obviously very pleased. He certainly earned it. He's had a terrific season and you couldn't ask anything more of a player."
James was second in the league in scoring at 26.7 points a game, to go along with 7.5 rebounds and 7.0 assists a game.
Bryant earned his sixth straight All-NBA honor and ninth overall. He averaged 25.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists.
The defending champs are trying to three-peat. The Heat Index.
Howard, the NBA Defensive Player of the Year, made his fourth straight All-NBA team.
Durant made All-NBA for the second time after leading the league in scoring at 27.7 points a game to go with 6.8 rebounds.
Information from ESPNChicago.com Bulls reporter Nick Friedell and The Associated Press was used in this report.
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