1997 All-Defensive Teams Winners
Voting by NBA head coaches. Each ballot has entries for two teams; two points given for 1st team, one for 2nd. Coaches cannot vote for own players. First Team repeaters from 1996-97 are in bold type.
|F||Scottie Pippen, Chicago||21||44|
|F||Karl Malone, Utah||10||24|
|C||Dikembe Mutombo, Atlanta||23||48|
|G||Gary Payton, Seattle||24||51|
|G||Michael Jordan, Chicago||25||53|
|F||Tim Duncan, San Antonio||7||21|
|F||Charles Oakley, New York||6||19|
|C||David Robinson, San Antonio||3||18|
|G||Mookie Blaylock, Atlanta||3||23|
|G||Eddie Jones, LA Lakers||0||10|
|All-NBA Teams||Annual Awards||Coach of the Year|
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