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All-NBA Teams Announced, LeBron James and Dwight Howard Named To First Team

Miami Heat forward LeBron James and Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard were both named to the All-NBA first team on Thursday. What other players received votes to the All-NBA teams?

March 18, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) talks with Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard (12) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Heat won 91-81. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE
March 18, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) talks with Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard (12) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Heat won 91-81. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

The NBA announced the All-NBA teams on Thursday. Miami Heat forward LeBron James and Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard were both named to the first team. Fellow Heat guard Dwyane Wade was named to the third team.

The only other player got a vote for the All-NBA Team was forward Chris Bosh, receiving two votes total.

James, the NBA MVP for the third time in his career, averaged 27.1 points per game while also adding 7.9 rebounds per game and 6.2 assists per game.

Howard, before missing the remainder of the season with a back injury in April, he averaged 20.6 points per game along with 14.5 rebounds per game and 2.1 blocks per game.

Other players that received votes include Lamarcus Aldridge of the Portland Trail Blazers, Marc Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies and Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls.

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