No Brooklyn Nets Make The All-NBA Teams

Updated: May 23, 2013

The NBA announce their All-NBA Teams this afternoon and surprisingly NO Brooklyn Nets made any of the three teams. Select media vote for 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams.

Brook Lopez finished with 132 points and garnered seven first-place votes. Most among players who did not make the team by a wide margin.

Deron Williams was the only other Net to receive consideration with 6 votes for his subpar seasons by his standards.

The snubbing of Lopez continues as the All-Star team snubbed him this year as well as the All-NBA Team now.

Lopez was the only player in the NBA to average 19 points (1oth overall in NBA), seven rebounds and two blocks a game in the entire league this past year.

He was also fifth in PER this year right under James, Durant, Paul and Anthony.

What else does the man in the middle have to do?

Lopez needs to stay in the weight room and put on more muscle to go with his already evolving Body. Every season in his first four years he has grown in some way and this years success could only motivate the big man to reach for greater things.

He got his first taste of being an All-Star and played in the playoffs for the first time so he now knows the playoff intensity and atmosphere.

He would be wise to seek out Hakeem Olajuwon or Kareem Abdul Jabbar in the summer for some big man training in the post. The methodical nature that Lopez plays with deep in the post often puts him at a disadvantage while limiting his options. He has proven to be a capable scorer from seven feet out so now if he improves his back to the basket game the sky is the limit.

There won’t be any questions as to whether he is an All-Star if he works on that part of his game and rebounds better.

Position All-NBA Team Points
Forward LeBron James, Miami (119) 595
Forward Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City (102) 555
Center Tim Duncan, San Antonio (45) 392
Guard Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers (91) 521
Guard Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers (97) 537
Forward Carmelo Anthony, New York (24) 397
Forward Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers 132
Center Marc Gasol, Memphis (38) 295
Guard Tony Parker, San Antonio (16) 273
Guard Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City (20) 306
Forward David Lee, Golden State 79
Forward Paul George, Indiana 73
Center Dwight Howard, L.A. Lakers (17) 203
Guard Dwyane Wade, Miami (3) 145
Guard James Harden, Houston (5) 253

Other players receiving votes, with point totals: Brook Lopez, Brooklyn, 132 (7 First Team votes); Stephen Curry, Golden State, 72; LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland, 62; Chris Bosh, Miami, 59 (4); Joakim Noah, Chicago, 56 (3); Zach Randolph, Memphis, 45; Al Horford, Atlanta, 31 (2); Paul Pierce, Boston, 24; Al Jefferson, Utah, 20 (1); Tyson Chandler, New York, 19 (1); Roy Hibbert, Indiana, 9; Luol Deng, Chicago, 8; Kevin Garnett, Boston, 8; Ty Lawson, Denver, 8; Josh Smith, Atlanta, 7; Deron Williams, Brooklyn, 6; Pau Gasol, LA Lakers, 4; Serge Ibaka, Oklahoma City, 4; Omer Asik, Houston, 3; Kenneth Faried, Denver, 3; Raymond Felton, New York, 3; Kyrie Irving, Cleveland, 3; Carlos Boozer, Chicago, 2; Mike Conley, Memphis, 2; David West, Indiana, 2; Rudy Gay, Toronto, 1; J.J. Hickson, Portland, 1; Andre Iguodala, Denver, 1; Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas, 1; Nikola Pekovic, Minnesota, 1; Rajon Rondo, Boston, 1; Nikola Vucevic, Orlando, 1.


Dwight Howard had 203 points and 17 first-place votes and was selected to the third team above Lopez.


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