All-NBA: Cavs’ James named to record-setting 12th first team

LeBron James and the Cavaliers will try to rise above the predictions vs. the Warriors.

The NBA announced its all-league teams Thursday, and not surprisingly, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James was on the first team.

James was one of two players to receive a first-team vote on all 100 ballots, with Houston Rockets guard James Harden being the other. It was the 12th time LeBron has been named to the first team, an NBA record.

Here are the teams, per the league office:


LeBron James, F, Cleveland Cavaliers; James Harden, G, Houston Rockets; Anthony Davis, F/C, New Orleans Pelicans; Damian Lillard, G, Portland trail Blazers; Kevin Durant, F, Golden State Warriors.


Giannis Antetokounmpo, F, Milwaukee Bucks; Russell Westbrook, G, Oklahoma City Thunder; Joel Embiid, C, Philadelphia 76ers; LaMarcus Aldridge, F/C, San Antonio Spurs; DeMar DeRozan, G, Toronto Raptors.


Steph Curry, G, Golden State Warriors; Victor Oladipo, G, Indiana Pacers; Karl-Anthony Towns, C, Minnesota Timberwolves; Jimmy Butler, F/G, Minnesota Timberwolves; Paul George, F, Oklahoma City Thunder.