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Serge Ibaka Named NBA All-Defensive First Team

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Oklahoma City Thunder defensive stopper Serge Ibaka is named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the 2013-14 season.  This is the third straight year he has earned this honor.  He and Chris Paul are the only players to achieve this three years in-a-row.

Ibaka led the NBA in total blocked shots for the fourth consecutive season.  He finished the 2013-2014 season with 42.  He played in 81 games for the Thunder this past season and held his opponents to the third lowest field goal percentage (.436) in the NBA.

2013-14 NBA ALL-DEFENSIVE FIRST TEAM

Position - Player - Team - 1st Team Votes (2 pts) - 2nd Team Votes (1 pt) - Total Points

Forward, Paul George, Indiana - 65 31 61

Forward, Serge Ibaka, Oklahoma City - 54 44 152

Grd/Fwd, Andre Iguodala, Golden State - 57 34 148

Center, Joakim Noah, Chicago - 105 13 223

Guard, Chris Paul, LA Clippers - 64 28 156

2013-14 NBA ALL-DEFENSIVE SECOND TEAM

Position - Player - Team - 1st Team Votes (2 pts) - 2nd Team Votes (1 pt) - Total Points

Guard, Patrick Beverley, Houston - 44 24 112

Guard, Jimmy Butler, Chicago - 29 45 103

Center, Roy Hibbert, Indiana - 15 46 76

Forward, LeBron James, Miami - 57 20 134

Forward, Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio - 16 57 89