Gobert, Simmons highlight NBA All-Defensive teams
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This marks Gobert's fifth consecutive All-Defensive first-team selection. Simmons, who finished second in Defensive Player of the Year voting, made his second straight first team. Gobert and Simmons were both unanimous choices, while Green received 80 of 100 possible first-team votes.
The Heat and 76ers both had a pair of players named to the All-Defensive second team, with Miami's Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler and Philadelphia teammates Joel Embiid and Matisse Thybulle earning the honor.
Kawhi Leonard highlights the second team as a seven-time All-Defense selection.
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