HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – James Harden was selected for the All-NBA Third Team on Thursday. The All-NBA Third Team will also include Miami’s Dwayne Wade, Indiana’s Paul George, Golden State’s David Lee, and the L.A. Lakers’ Dwight Howard.
The All-NBA First Team will consist of Miami’s Lebron James (who led the team in votes with 119), OKC’s Kevin Durant, San Antonio’s Tim Duncan, the L.A. Clippers’ Chris Paul, and the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant.
The All-NBA Second Team will be made up of San Antonio’s Tony Parker, OKC’s Russell Westbrook, New York’s Carmelo Anthony, the L.A. Clippers’ Blake Griffin, and Memphis’ Marc Gasol.
Harden becomes just the seventh player in Rockets’ history to earn the All-NBA honor and joins the ranks of Moses Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon, Ralph Sampson, Tracy McGrady, Yao Ming, and Clyde Drexler.
In his first season with Houston, Harden led the Rockets in scoring and ranked ranked fifth overall in the NBA in points per game (25.9), second in free throws made (674), and first in free throw attempts (792) during the 2012-13 season.