Harden, Westbrook, LeBron headline 2017 NBA All-NBA first team

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(CNN Philippines, May 19) — The National Basketball Association announced the All-NBA teams Friday.

Houston Rockets guard James Harden was voted unanimously to the All-NBA first team after earning all 100 ballots needed for the distinction.

He is joined by Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James who matched the NBA record of most first team selection with 11 together with Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant.

Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook (99 first team votes tied with James), San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (96 first team votes), and New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis (45 first team votes) were selected to be in the elite roster for the second time in their respective careers.

Here are the players who made the cut in the All-NBA second and third teams:

All-NBA second team

Giannis Antetokounmpo - Milwaukee Bucks

Kevin Durant - Golden State Warriors

Rudy Gobert - Utah Jazz

Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors

Isaiah Thomas - Boston Celtics

All-NBA third team

Draymond Green - Golden State Warriors

Jimmy Butler - Chicago Bulls

DeAndre Jordan - Los Angeles Clippers

John Wall - Washington Wizards

DeMar DeRozan - Toronto Raptors

The All-NBA teams were picked by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters with a point system given on a 5-3-1 basis.