All-Defensive Teams

All-Defensive Teams

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 1995-96 are in bold type.

PosFirst Team1stPts
FScottie Pippen, Chicago2653
FKarl Malone, Utah1025
CDikembe Mutombo, Atlanta2350
GGary Payton, Seattle2149
GMichael Jordan, Chicago2351
PosSecond Team1stPts
FAnthony Mason, Charlotte622
FP.J. Brown, Miami419
CHakeem Olajuwon, Houston626
GMookie Blaylock, Atlanta1035
GJohn Stockton, Utah29
Note: Michael Jordan was named to the first team for the eighth time in his career, tying Bobby Jones (Denver-Philadelphia) for the all-time record for most selections to the NBA All-Defensive First Team.

All-NBA TeamsAnnual AwardsCoach of the Year
Annual Awards
See also: