Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Camby is First-Team All-Defensive
(Boulder-CO) Released yesterday were the NBA's All-Defensive Teams anchored at center by the Nuggets' Marcus Camby. Kevin Garnett, this year's Defensive Player of the Year, of the Boston Celtics and Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs round out the forwards with Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles and Bruce Bowen of the San Antonio Spurs making up the two guard selections. Garnett, who earns his ninth All-Defensive Team selection, and Bryant, who earns his eighth selection, each received 52 points overall including 24 first-place nods. 2007 Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Camby of the Denver Nuggets, who ranked first in blocks (3.61 bpg) and second in rebounds (13.1 rpg), made his second All-Defensive team. Duncan earns his 11th consecutive selection, while Bowen earns his eighth.