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Gobert, George, Giannis head All-defense

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NEW YORK (AP) Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert and MVP finalists Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George were the leading vote-getters for the All-Defensive first team.

Boston's Marcus Smart and Milwaukee's Eric Bledsoe rounded out the first team that was announced Wednesday.

Gobert finished with 97 first-team points and 196 points, giving the Utah center his third straight first-team selection. George had 96 first-team votes and 195 points, followed by Antetokounmpo (94, 193).

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Points Per Game
Rank Name PPG
1 J. Harden, Hou36.1
2 P. George, OKC28.0
3 G. Antetokounmpo, Mil27.7
4 J. Embiid, Phi27.5
5 S. Curry, GS27.3
6 K. Leonard, Tor26.6
7 D. Booker, Pho26.6
8 K. Durant, GS26.0
9 D. Lillard, Por25.8
10 K. Walker, Cha25.6
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Field Goal Percentage
Rank Name FG%
1 R. Gobert, Uta.669
2 C. Capela, Hou.648
3 J. McGee, LAL.624
4 T. Bryant, Was.616
5 M. Harrell, LAC.615
6 S. Adams, OKC.595
7 D. Sabonis, Ind.590
8 J. Allen, Bkn.590
9 D. Favors, Uta.586
10 D. Ayton, Pho.585
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