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Damian Lillard Receives Vote for NBA All-Defensive Team

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Portland’s franchise guard received recognition for his defense.

Portland Trail Blazers v Oklahoma City Thunder - Game Three Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images

The NBA announced its All-Defensive Teams on Wednesday and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard received one vote for the All-Defensive Second Team. One vote wasn’t enough to crack the Second Team however; instead, the honor went to Jrue Holiday, Klay Thompson, Joel Emiid, Draymond Green and Kawhi Leonard.

All-Defensive First Team includes Rudy Gobert, Paul George, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Marcus Smart and Eric Bledsoe.