Lee voted to All-NBA team
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 2:39 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 2:39 p.m.
NEW YORK — Former University of Florida standout David Lee of the Golden State Warriors was named third-team All-NBA on Thursday.
“Honored to be named 3rd team all @NBA !! Proud to represent the Warriors and the Bay!!” Lee wrote on his Twitter account.
Former Gators Joakim Noah (56) and Al Horford (31) also received votes.
Noah (All-Defensive) and Bradley Beal (All-Rookie) also earned year-end NBA honors.
LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection.
James received all 119 votes for the first team from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the U.S. and Canada. Joining the league’s MVP and Bryant on the first team Thursday were Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant, San Antonio center Tim Duncan and Clippers guard Chris Paul.
Bryant tied Utah Hall of Famer Karl Malone with his 11th first-team nod.
NBA scoring leader Carmelo Anthony led the second team, joined by guards Russell Westbrook and Tony Parker, center Marc Gasol and forward Blake Griffin.
The third team was Houston’s James Harden, Miami’s Dwyane Wade, Lakers center Dwight Howard and forwards Paul George of Indiana and Lee.