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Allen, James top defenders

Miami’s LeBron James and Memphis guard Tony Allen (pictured) headline the NBA All-Defensive first team. The league announced Monday that Allen received 53 points in the voting, while the Heat star had 52. Each player had 25 first-team votes from the NBA’s 30 head coaches. They were joined on the first team by Clippers guard Chris Paul (37 points), Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (46), Knicks center Tyson Chandler (24) and Bulls center Joakim Noah (24). Marc Gasol, who was the NBA’s defensive player of the year as voted by the media, made the second team. He was joined on that squad by Celtics guard Avery Bradley, Grizzlies guard Mike Conley, Spurs forward Tim Duncan and Pacers forward Paul George. – Associated Press

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