Golden State Warriors brazen Draymond Green has been named to a 2016-17 NBA All-Defensive First Team, a joining announced.
Green has been named to a All-Defensive First Team in any of a final 3 seasons, apropos a initial actor in Warriors story to acquire 3 such honors.
Green, who was also named to a All-NBA Third Team this season, tallied averages of 10.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 1.38 blocks in 32.5 mins over 76 games, while heading a joining with a career-high 2.03 steals. The 6’7″ brazen became a initial actor to sum averages of during slightest 10 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists, dual steals and one retard over a march of a deteriorate given blocks and steals were initial available in 1973-74, while apropos a initial actor in Warriors story to sum during slightest 150 steals and 100 blocks in a singular campaign.
Green is a finalist for Defensive Player of a Year during Monday night’s initial NBA Awards in New York, along with Utah’s Rudy Gobert and San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard, after finishing as runner-up for a endowment in any of a past dual seasons.
Golden State went an NBA-best 67-15 (.817) in 2016-17, apropos a initial group in NBA story to win during slightest 67 games in three-straight seasons (67, 73, 67), and set an NBA postseason record for best single-season playoff winning commission with a 16-1 symbol (.941) en track to their second NBA pretension in 3 seasons.
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