All-NBA Teams, Players with the Most First Team Selections

This is the complete list with all the players that have been selected for the All-NBA first team. Ordered by total 1st team total selections.

Player with the most selections

LeBron James
LeBron James
13 times selected for the All-NBA First Team

NBA Honors: All-NBA Teams

The voting panel for the All-NBA Teams consists of 126 media members throughout the United States and Canada and members from each of the league’s 30 teams who regularly cover the NBA.

They vote for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams by position. Each player is awarded 5 points for a 1st. Team vote, 3 for a 2nd. Team and 1 for a 3rd. Team.

In 2017-18, LeBron James was selected for the First Team for the 12th time and become the player with the most selections for that team in NBA history (he has 13 selectios now). Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant were selected 11 times for the first team, one more than big names like Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jerry West.

More about the All-NBA Teams:
Year by Year / Players with the most selections / Most selections to the 1st Team

Players with the most selections for the All-NBA First Team

  Player All-NBA
First Team
All-NBA
Second Team
All-NBA
Third Team
Total Selections
  LeBron James 13 3 1 17
  Kobe Bryant 11 2 2 15
  Karl Malone 11 2 1 14
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10 5 - 15
  Tim Duncan 10 3 2 15
  Bob Cousy 10 2 - 12
  Jerry West 10 2 - 12
  Michael Jordan 10 1 - 11
  Bob Pettit 10 1 - 11
  Elgin Baylor 10 - - 10
  Oscar Robertson 9 2 - 11
  Larry Bird 9 1 - 10
  Magic Johnson 9 1 - 10
  Shaquille O'Neal 8 2 4 14
  Wilt Chamberlain 7 3 - 10
  Dolph Schayes 6 6 - 12
  Hakeem Olajuwon 6 3 3 12
  Kevin Durant 6 3 - 9
  James Harden 6 - 1 7
  George Mikan 6 - - 6
  Charles Barkley 5 5 1 11
  Julius Erving 5 2 - 7
  George Gervin 5 2 - 7
  Dwight Howard 5 1 2 8
  Rick Barry 5 1 - 6
  Jason Kidd 5 1 - 6
  John Havlicek 4 7 - 11
  Dirk Nowitzki 4 5 3 12
  Chris Paul 4 5 1 10
  Moses Malone 4 4 - 8
  Kevin Garnett 4 3 2 9
  Bill Sharman 4 3 - 7
  David Robinson 4 2 4 10
  Stephen Curry 4 2 1 7
  Walt Frazier 4 2 - 6
  Bob Davies 4 1 - 5
  Neil Johnston 4 1 - 5
  Anthony Davis 4 - - 4
  Max Zaslofsky 4 - - 4
  Bill Russell 3 8 - 11
  Allen Iverson 3 3 1 7
  Elvin Hayes 3 3 - 6
  Steve Nash 3 2 2 7
  Scottie Pippen 3 2 2 7
  Giannis Antetokounmpo 3 2 - 5
  Tiny Archibald 3 2 - 5
  Kawhi Leonard 3 2 - 5
  Jerry Lucas 3 2 - 5
  Isiah Thomas 3 2 - 5
  Paul Arizin 3 1 - 4
  Billy Cunningham 3 1 - 4
  Joe Fulks 3 1 - 4
  Ed Macauley 3 1 - 4
  Paul Westphal 3 1 - 4
  John Stockton 2 6 3 11
  Gary Payton 2 5 2 9
  Russell Westbrook 2 5 2 9
  Dwyane Wade 2 3 3 8
  Tracy McGrady 2 3 2 7
  Spencer Haywood 2 2 - 4
  Pete Maravich 2 2 - 4
  Jim Pollard 2 2 - 4
  Bernard King 2 1 1 4
  Dave Bing 2 1 - 3
  Bob Feerick 2 1 - 3
  Nikola Jokic 2 1 - 3
  Penny Hardaway 2 - 1 3
  Luka Doncic 2 - - 2
  Alex Groza 2 - - 2
  David Thompson 2 - - 2
  Patrick Ewing 1 6 - 7
  Dominique Wilkins 1 4 2 7
  Damian Lillard 1 4 1 6
  Grant Hill 1 4 - 5
  Sidney Moncrief 1 4 - 5
  Willis Reed 1 4 - 5
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1 4 - 5
  Tim Hardaway 1 3 1 5
  Chris Webber 1 3 1 5
  Clyde Drexler 1 2 2 5
  Chris Mullin 1 2 1 4
  Marques Johnson 1 2 - 3
  Ralph Beard 1 1 - 2
  Larry Foust 1 1 - 2
  Harry Gallatin 1 1 - 2
  Marc Gasol 1 1 - 2
  Dennis Johnson 1 1 - 2
  Bob McAdoo 1 1 - 2
  George McGinnis 1 1 - 2
  Bones McKinney 1 1 - 2
  Stan Miasek 1 1 - 2
  Alonzo Mourning 1 1 - 2
  Gene Shue 1 1 - 2
  Bill Walton 1 1 - 2
  Gus Williams 1 1 - 2
  George Yardley 1 1 - 2
  Paul George 1 - 5 6
  Mark Price 1 - 3 4
  DeAndre Jordan 1 - 2 3
  Howie Dallmar 1 - - 1
  Gail Goodrich 1 - - 1
  Connie Hawkins 1 - - 1
  Kevin McHale 1 - - 1
  Earl Monroe 1 - - 1
  Joakim Noah 1 - - 1
  Truck Robinson 1 - - 1
  Derrick Rose 1 - - 1
  Ed Sadowski 1 - - 1
  Latrell Sprewell 1 - - 1
  Wes Unseld 1 - - 1
  Hal Greer - 7 - 7
  Slater Martin - 5 - 5
  Kevin Johnson - 4 1 5
  Tom Heinsohn - 4 - 4
  Gus Johnson - 4 - 4
  Vern Mikkelsen - 4 - 4
  Blake Griffin - 3 2 5
  Mitch Richmond - 3 2 5
  Ben Wallace - 3 2 5
  Tony Parker - 3 1 4
  Dave Cowens - 3 - 3
  Joel Embiid - 3 - 3
  Alex English - 3 - 3
  Richie Guerin - 3 - 3
  Sam Jones - 3 - 3
  Shawn Kemp - 3 - 3
  John Logan - 3 - 3
  Maurice Stokes - 3 - 3
  Bobby Wanzer - 3 - 3
  Carmelo Anthony - 2 4 6
  LaMarcus Aldridge - 2 3 5
  Yao Ming - 2 3 5
  Pau Gasol - 2 2 4
  Carl Braun - 2 - 2
  Frankie Brian - 2 - 2
  Tom Chambers - 2 - 2
  DeMarcus Cousins - 2 - 2
  Adrian Dantley - 2 - 2
  Walter Davis - 2 - 2
  Cliff Hagan - 2 - 2
  Bob Love - 2 - 2
  Kevin Love - 2 - 2
  Andy Phillip - 2 - 2
  Fred Scolari - 2 - 2
  Paul Seymour - 2 - 2
  Jack Twyman - 2 - 2
  Jo Jo White - 2 - 2
  Deron Williams - 2 - 2
  Rudy Gobert - 1 3 4
  Paul Pierce - 1 3 4
  Gilbert Arenas - 1 2 3
  Chauncey Billups - 1 2 3
  Joe Dumars - 1 2 3
  Kyrie Irving - 1 2 3
  Dikembe Mutombo - 1 2 3
  Jermaine O'Neal - 1 2 3
  Ray Allen - 1 1 2
  Vin Baker - 1 1 2
  Vince Carter - 1 1 2
  Terry Cummings - 1 1 2
  DeMar DeRozan - 1 1 2
  Draymond Green - 1 1 2
  Robert Parish - 1 1 2
  Glen Rice - 1 1 2
  Brandon Roy - 1 1 2
  Frankie Baumholtz - 1 - 1
  Otis Birdsong - 1 - 1
  Chris Bosh - 1 - 1
  Elton Brand - 1 - 1
  Andrew Bynum - 1 - 1
  Ernie Calverley - 1 - 1
  Sam Cassell - 1 - 1
  Al Cervi - 1 - 1
  Phil Chenier - 1 - 1
  Archie Clark - 1 - 1
  Larry Costello - 1 - 1
  Bob Dandridge - 1 - 1
  Dave DeBusschere - 1 - 1
  Phil Ford - 1 - 1
  World B. Free - 1 - 1
  Dick Garmaker - 1 - 1
  Jack George - 1 - 1
  Tom Gola - 1 - 1
  Chick Halbert - 1 - 1
  Bailey Howell - 1 - 1
  Lou Hudson - 1 - 1
  Buddy Jeannette - 1 - 1
  Larry Johnson - 1 - 1
  Fat Lever - 1 - 1
  Clyde Lovellette - 1 - 1
  Maurice Lucas - 1 - 1
  Dick McGuire - 1 - 1
  Jim Paxson - 1 - 1
  Julius Randle - 1 - 1
  Arnie Risen - 1 - 1
  Alvin Robertson - 1 - 1
  Dan Roundfield - 1 - 1
  Kenny Sailors - 1 - 1
  Ralph Sampson - 1 - 1
  Fred Schaus - 1 - 1
  Pascal Siakam - 1 - 1
  Phil Smith - 1 - 1
  Randy Smith - 1 - 1
  Peja Stojakovic - 1 - 1
  Rod Strickland - 1 - 1
  Isaiah Thomas - 1 - 1
  Norm Van Lier - 1 - 1
  Buck Williams - 1 - 1
  Jimmy Butler - - 4 4
  Reggie Miller - - 3 3
  Derrick Coleman - - 2 2
  Manu Ginobili - - 2 2
  Stephon Marbury - - 2 2
  Shawn Marion - - 2 2
  Dennis Rodman - - 2 2
  Klay Thompson - - 2 2
  James Worthy - - 2 2
  Bradley Beal - - 1 1
  Andrew Bogut - - 1 1
  Carlos Boozer - - 1 1
  Tyson Chandler - - 1 1
  Brad Daugherty - - 1 1
  Baron Davis - - 1 1
  Goran Dragic - - 1 1
  Andre Drummond - - 1 1
  Dale Ellis - - 1 1
  Al Horford - - 1 1
  Juwan Howard - - 1 1
  Al Jefferson - - 1 1
  Joe Johnson - - 1 1
  Eddie Jones - - 1 1
  David Lee - - 1 1
  Kyle Lowry - - 1 1
  Jamal Mashburn - - 1 1
  Anthony Mason - - 1 1
  Antonio McDyess - - 1 1
  Victor Oladipo - - 1 1
  Drazen Petrovic - - 1 1
  Zach Randolph - - 1 1
  Michael Redd - - 1 1
  Rajon Rondo - - 1 1
  Detlef Schrempf - - 1 1
  Ben Simmons - - 1 1
  Jayson Tatum - - 1 1
  Karl-Anthony Towns - - 1 1
  Kemba Walker - - 1 1
  John Wall - - 1 1
  Kevin Willis - - 1 1
  Metta World Peace - - 1 1