NBA All-Defensive Teams, Players with the Most Selections
This is the complete list with all the players that have been selected for All-Defensive teams, ordered by total player selections.
Player with the most selections
15 times selected for an All-Defensive Team
NBA Honors: All-Defensive Teams
The voting panel for the NBA All-Defensive Teams consists of the NBA’s 30 head coaches, who are asked to select All-Defensive First and Second Teams by position.
Two points are awarded to each player for a First Team vote and one point is awarded for a Second Team vote. Coaches are not permitted to vote for players from their own team.
Tim Duncan leads all players with a total of 15 selections. Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett are second with 12 selections each. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA all-time scoring leader was selected for these teams 11 times.