Kobe Bryant has been selected to the NBA All-Defensive 1st team.
2010-11 NBA All-Defensive First Team: Rajon Rondo, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Kevin Garnett & Dwight Howard.
2010-11 NBA All-Defensive Second Team: Chris Paul, Tony Allen, Andre Iguodala, Joakim Noah & Tyson Chandler
Also selected to the All-Defensive First Team are guard Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics (39 points), forward LeBron James of the Miami Heat (38 points), forward Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics (33 points), and guard Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers (33 points). Garnett and Bryant each earn All-Defensive First Team honors for the ninth time, tying Michael Jordan and Gary Payton for the most in NBA history.