Brandon Roy named to All-NBA Third Team

For the second consecutive season, the Portland Trail Blazers Brandon Roy sees himself honored as one of the top players in the game. Today the NBA released it’s All-NBA teams for the 2009-10 season. Roy received 87 points (no first-team votes) and managed to make the Third-Team joining Joe Johnson, Pau Gasol, Andrew Bogut and Tim Duncan. According to a tweet from Jason Quick, Roy has now become the third player in Blazer to history to appear on the All-NBA team multiple times joining Bill Walton (2) and Clyde Drexler (4). He also becomes the first Blazer since Drexler to make it in consecutive seasons. The voting was done by 122 sportswriters and broadcasters. Very interesting to see Roy still being recognized despite only appearing in 65 games this season. If anything one would assume that would give the media an out not to recognize him. I think this shows he is really starting to garner some major league national credibility, something he did not have a year or so ago. Also receiving some mini recognition was Marcus Camby with three points. That just shows that the impact the had on this team spread to the media.

Below is the complete breakdown of all three teams with those who only received one vote left out:

Position        Player, Team (1st Team Votes)        Points
Forward        LeBron James, Cleveland (122)        610
Forward        Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City (107)        579
Center        Dwight Howard, Orlando (122)        610
Guard        Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers (119)        604
Guard        Dwyane Wade, Miami (81)        520

Position        Player, Team (1st Team Votes)        Points
Forward        Carmelo Anthony, Denver (9)        321
Forward        Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas (10)        356
Center        Amar’e Stoudemire, Phoenix (2)        239
Guard        Steve Nash, Phoenix (24)        366
Guard        Deron Williams, Utah (14)        343

Position        Player, Team (1st Team Votes)        Points
Forward        Tim Duncan, San Antonio        125
Forward        Pau Gasol, L.A. Lakers        94
Center        Andrew Bogut, Milwaukee         149
Guard        Joe Johnson, Atlanta        118
Guard        Brandon Roy, Portland        87

Other players receiving votes, with point totals (first team votes in parentheses): Chris Bosh, Toronto, 80; Rajon Rondo, Boston, 47; David Lee, New York, 43; Carlos Boozer, Utah, 33; Chauncey Billups, Denver, 24; Zach Randolph, Memphis, 20; Al Horford, Atlanta, 19; Jason Kidd, Dallas, 18; Derrick Rose, Chicago, 15; Chris Paul, New Orleans, 14; Manu Ginobili, San Antonio, 13; Chris Kaman, LA Clippers, 9; Brook Lopez, New Jersey, 6; Josh Smith, Atlanta, 6; Paul Pierce, Boston, 6; Gerald Wallace, Charlotte, 5; Marcus Camby, Portland, 3; Andrew Bynum, LA Lakers, 2; Danny Granger, Indiana, 2

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