Cavaliers’ James ties record with 11th All-NBA First Team selection

Cleveland forward LeBron James has matched an NBA record for selections to the All-NBA First Team.

In 2016-17, James was selected to the First Team for the 11th time. That equals the NBA record shared by Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone.

With 11 First Team selections (including 10 straight) to go with two Second Team nods, James has made an All-NBA Team in each of the last 13 seasons.

Most All-NBA First Team Selections

Kobe Bryant 11
LeBron James 11
Karl Malone 11
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10
Elgin Baylor 10
Bob Cousy 10
Tim Duncan 10
Michael Jordan 10
Bob Pettit 10
Jerry West 10