The First Team All-NBA Squad Is No Real Surprise

May 6th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
the All-NBA teams were released today, and the composition of the first team should come as no surprise, unless you are the most casual NBA viewer, and even then it would be hard to make that claim if you couldn't recognize any of these players.

Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Dwight Howard comprised the first team, and regardless of what order you choose to place them in, those five rank as the best players the NBA has to offer.

Apologies to Dirk Nowitzki, but it would be hard to reconcile placing Dirk ahead of either James or Durant, and for that reason alone, Nowitzki is relegated to secondary status.

The same goes for Chris Bosh who was edged out by a tandem of small forwards in Durant and James, so the ultimate conclusion must be Bosh was not good enough to break into that atmosphere as a power forward.

For most observers this particular award was just a matter of course, but for those who actually care and pay attention to end of the year awards, all I can say is, sorry if you were a fan of Dirk.

Dirk's omission is probably the most obvious, but really? How could anyone place him above Dura ...

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