Melo makes All-NBA's second team

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony was named to the All-NBA second team, the league announced Thursday.

Anthony was named to one of the two forward spots.

The forwards on the first team were LeBron James and Kevin Durant.

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony

#7 SF
New York Knicks

2013 STATS

  • GM67
  • PPG28.7

  • RPG6.9

  • APG2.6

  • FG%.449

  • FT%.830

Anthony actually received more votes (397) than center Tim Duncan (392), who made the first team, but due to the NBA’s position designations, Anthony was dropped.

Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul rounded out the first team. Bryant is tied with Karl Malone for most career first-team selections with 11.

Blake Griffin, Marc Gasol, Tony Parker and Russell Westbrook joined Anthony on the second team.

Knicks center Tyson Chandler received 19 All-NBA votes, including one for the first team. Knicks point guard Raymond Felton received three votes.

The All-NBA third team was comprised of Dwight Howard, Paul George, Dwyane Wade, James Harden and former Knick David Lee.

The All-NBA teams were chosen by a panel of 119 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada. The media voted for All-NBA first, second and third teams by position with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis.

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