Heat forward LeBron James was named to his fifth consecutive All-Defensive first team Monday, capturing the second-most points in voting by NBA head coaches.
Joining James on the first team is Chicago center Joakim Noah, whose Bulls are in the midst of a physical playoff series against Miami.
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NBA ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM
Selected by the 30 head coaches:
G;Tony Allen, Grizzlies;25;3;53
G;Chris Paul, Clippers;15;7;37
F;LeBron James, Heat;25;2;52
F;Serge Ibaka, Thunder;17;12;46
C;Tyson Chandler, Knicks;9;6;24
C;Joakim Noah, Bulls;8;8;24