Lowe: Luka or Spida? SGA or Steph? Jrue or Dame? Naming the 2022-23 All-NBA, All-Defense and All-Rookie teams

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 24, built a first-team All-NBA case all season, averaging 31 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists per game. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki

It's time for Part Two of our annual NBA awards ballot! Today, we name my All-NBA, All-Defensive, and All-Rookie teams. All-NBA was the tightest race I've ever seen.

Part One -- the individual awards -- was revealed yesterday.


First team

G Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Oklahoma City Thunder

G Donovan Mitchell, Cleveland Cavaliers

F Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics

F Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

C Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers

Second team