All-NBA Teams, Players with the Most First Team Selections

This is the complete list with all the players that have been selected for the All-NBA first team. Ordered by total 1st team total selections.

Player with more selections

LeBron JamesKobe BryantKarl Malone
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone,
11 times selected for the All-NBA First Team

NBA Honors: All-NBA Teams

The voting panel for the All-NBA Teams consists of 126 media members throughout the United States and Canada and members from each of the league’s 30 teams who regularly cover the NBA.

They vote for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams by position. Each player is awarded 5 points for a 1st. Team vote, 3 for a 2nd. Team and 1 for a 3rd. Team.

Karl Malone was selected 11 consecutive times for the first team. With his last selection his surpassed names like Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jerry West. Kobe Bryant also climbed to the top of this list in 2012-13 and LeBron James joined them in 2016-17 after being selected for the First Team for the tenth consecutive time.

More about the All-NBA Teams:
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Players with more selections for the All-NBA First Team

  Player All-NBA
First Team
All-NBA
Second Team
All-NBA
Third Team
Total Selections
  Kobe Bryant 11 2 2 15
  Karl Malone 11 2 1 14
  LeBron James 11 2 - 13
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10 5 - 15
  Tim Duncan 10 3 2 15
  Bob Cousy 10 2 - 12
  Jerry West 10 2 - 12
  Michael Jordan 10 1 - 11
  Bob Pettit 10 1 - 11
  Elgin Baylor 10 - - 10
  Oscar Robertson 9 2 - 11
  Larry Bird 9 1 - 10
  Magic Johnson 9 1 - 10
  Shaquille O'Neal 8 2 4 14
  Wilt Chamberlain 7 3 - 10
  Dolph Schayes 6 6 - 12
  Hakeem Olajuwon 6 3 3 12
  George Mikan 6 - - 6
  Charles Barkley 5 5 1 11
  Kevin Durant 5 2 - 7
  Julius Erving 5 2 - 7
  George Gervin 5 2 - 7
  Dwight Howard 5 1 2 8
  Rick Barry 5 1 - 6
  Jason Kidd 5 1 - 6
  John Havlicek 4 7 - 11
  Dirk Nowitzki 4 5 3 12
  Moses Malone 4 4 - 8
  Kevin Garnett 4 3 2 9
  Chris Paul 4 3 1 8
  Bill Sharman 4 3 - 7
  David Robinson 4 2 4 10
  Walt Frazier 4 2 - 6
  Bob Davies 4 1 - 5
  Neil Johnston 4 1 - 5
  Max Zaslofsky 4 - - 4
  Bill Russell 3 8 - 11
  Allen Iverson 3 3 1 7
  Elvin Hayes 3 3 - 6
  Steve Nash 3 2 2 7
  Scottie Pippen 3 2 2 7
  Tiny Archibald 3 2 - 5
  Jerry Lucas 3 2 - 5
  Isiah Thomas 3 2 - 5
  Paul Arizin 3 1 - 4
  Billy Cunningham 3 1 - 4
  Joe Fulks 3 1 - 4
  Ed Macauley 3 1 - 4
  Paul Westphal 3 1 - 4
  James Harden 3 - 1 4
  John Stockton 2 6 3 11
  Gary Payton 2 5 2 9
  Russell Westbrook 2 4 - 6
  Dwyane Wade 2 3 3 8
  Tracy McGrady 2 3 2 7
  Stephen Curry 2 2 - 4
  Spencer Haywood 2 2 - 4
  Pete Maravich 2 2 - 4
  Jim Pollard 2 2 - 4
  Bernard King 2 1 1 4
  Dave Bing 2 1 - 3
  Bob Feerick 2 1 - 3
  Penny Hardaway 2 - 1 3
  Anthony Davis 2 - - 2
  Alex Groza 2 - - 2
  Kawhi Leonard 2 - - 2
  David Thompson 2 - - 2
  Patrick Ewing 1 6 - 7
  Dominique Wilkins 1 4 2 7
  Grant Hill 1 4 - 5
  Sidney Moncrief 1 4 - 5
  Willis Reed 1 4 - 5
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1 4 - 5
  Tim Hardaway 1 3 1 5
  Chris Webber 1 3 1 5
  Clyde Drexler 1 2 2 5
  Chris Mullin 1 2 1 4
  Marques Johnson 1 2 - 3
  Ralph Beard 1 1 - 2
  Larry Foust 1 1 - 2
  Harry Gallatin 1 1 - 2
  Marc Gasol 1 1 - 2
  Dennis Johnson 1 1 - 2
  Bob McAdoo 1 1 - 2
  George McGinnis 1 1 - 2
  Bones McKinney 1 1 - 2
  Stan Miasek 1 1 - 2
  Alonzo Mourning 1 1 - 2
  Gene Shue 1 1 - 2
  Bill Walton 1 1 - 2
  Gus Williams 1 1 - 2
  George Yardley 1 1 - 2
  Mark Price 1 - 3 4
  DeAndre Jordan 1 - 2 3
  Howie Dallmar 1 - - 1
  Gail Goodrich 1 - - 1
  Connie Hawkins 1 - - 1
  Kevin McHale 1 - - 1
  Earl Monroe 1 - - 1
  Joakim Noah 1 - - 1
  Truck Robinson 1 - - 1
  Derrick Rose 1 - - 1
  Ed Sadowski 1 - - 1
  Latrell Sprewell 1 - - 1
  Wes Unseld 1 - - 1
  Hal Greer - 7 - 7
  Slater Martin - 5 - 5
  Kevin Johnson - 4 1 5
  Tom Heinsohn - 4 - 4
  Gus Johnson - 4 - 4
  Vern Mikkelsen - 4 - 4
  Mitch Richmond - 3 2 5
  Ben Wallace - 3 2 5
  Blake Griffin - 3 1 4
  Tony Parker - 3 1 4
  Dave Cowens - 3 - 3
  Alex English - 3 - 3
  Richie Guerin - 3 - 3
  Sam Jones - 3 - 3
  Shawn Kemp - 3 - 3
  John Logan - 3 - 3
  Maurice Stokes - 3 - 3
  Bobby Wanzer - 3 - 3
  Carmelo Anthony - 2 4 6
  Yao Ming - 2 3 5
  Pau Gasol - 2 2 4
  Carl Braun - 2 - 2
  Frankie Brian - 2 - 2
  Tom Chambers - 2 - 2
  DeMarcus Cousins - 2 - 2
  Adrian Dantley - 2 - 2
  Walter Davis - 2 - 2
  Cliff Hagan - 2 - 2
  Bob Love - 2 - 2
  Kevin Love - 2 - 2
  Andy Phillip - 2 - 2
  Fred Scolari - 2 - 2
  Paul Seymour - 2 - 2
  Jack Twyman - 2 - 2
  Jo Jo White - 2 - 2
  Deron Williams - 2 - 2
  LaMarcus Aldridge - 1 3 4
  Paul Pierce - 1 3 4
  Gilbert Arenas - 1 2 3
  Chauncey Billups - 1 2 3
  Joe Dumars - 1 2 3
  Dikembe Mutombo - 1 2 3
  Jermaine O'Neal - 1 2 3
  Ray Allen - 1 1 2
  Vin Baker - 1 1 2
  Vince Carter - 1 1 2
  Terry Cummings - 1 1 2
  Draymond Green - 1 1 2
  Damian Lillard - 1 1 2
  Robert Parish - 1 1 2
  Glen Rice - 1 1 2
  Brandon Roy - 1 1 2
  Giannis Antetokounmpo - 1 - 1
  Frankie Baumholtz - 1 - 1
  Otis Birdsong - 1 - 1
  Chris Bosh - 1 - 1
  Elton Brand - 1 - 1
  Andrew Bynum - 1 - 1
  Ernie Calverley - 1 - 1
  Sam Cassell - 1 - 1
  Al Cervi - 1 - 1
  Phil Chenier - 1 - 1
  Archie Clark - 1 - 1
  Larry Costello - 1 - 1
  Bob Dandridge - 1 - 1
  Dave DeBusschere - 1 - 1
  Phil Ford - 1 - 1
  World B. Free - 1 - 1
  Dick Garmaker - 1 - 1
  Jack George - 1 - 1
  Rudy Gobert - 1 - 1
  Tom Gola - 1 - 1
  Chick Halbert - 1 - 1
  Bailey Howell - 1 - 1
  Lou Hudson - 1 - 1
  Buddy Jeannette - 1 - 1
  Larry Johnson - 1 - 1
  Fat Lever - 1 - 1
  Clyde Lovellette - 1 - 1
  Maurice Lucas - 1 - 1
  Dick McGuire - 1 - 1
  Jim Paxson - 1 - 1
  Arnie Risen - 1 - 1
  Alvin Robertson - 1 - 1
  Dan Roundfield - 1 - 1
  Kenny Sailors - 1 - 1
  Ralph Sampson - 1 - 1
  Fred Schaus - 1 - 1
  Phil Smith - 1 - 1
  Randy Smith - 1 - 1
  Peja Stojakovic - 1 - 1
  Rod Strickland - 1 - 1
  Isaiah Thomas - 1 - 1
  Norm Van Lier - 1 - 1
  Buck Williams - 1 - 1
  Paul George - - 3 3
  Reggie Miller - - 3 3
  Derrick Coleman - - 2 2
  Manu Ginobili - - 2 2
  Stephon Marbury - - 2 2
  Shawn Marion - - 2 2
  Dennis Rodman - - 2 2
  Klay Thompson - - 2 2
  James Worthy - - 2 2
  Andrew Bogut - - 1 1
  Carlos Boozer - - 1 1
  Jimmy Butler - - 1 1
  Tyson Chandler - - 1 1
  Brad Daugherty - - 1 1
  Baron Davis - - 1 1
  DeMar DeRozan - - 1 1
  Goran Dragic - - 1 1
  Andre Drummond - - 1 1
  Dale Ellis - - 1 1
  Al Horford - - 1 1
  Juwan Howard - - 1 1
  Kyrie Irving - - 1 1
  Al Jefferson - - 1 1
  Joe Johnson - - 1 1
  Eddie Jones - - 1 1
  David Lee - - 1 1
  Kyle Lowry - - 1 1
  Jamal Mashburn - - 1 1
  Anthony Mason - - 1 1
  Antonio McDyess - - 1 1
  Drazen Petrovic - - 1 1
  Zach Randolph - - 1 1
  Michael Redd - - 1 1
  Rajon Rondo - - 1 1
  Detlef Schrempf - - 1 1
  John Wall - - 1 1
  Kevin Willis - - 1 1
  Metta World Peace - - 1 1