The surprise wasn’t so much that
After all, Paul did lead the NBA in steals (2.48 per game) for the fourth consecutive year and the sixth time in the last seven seasons. He made the first-team all-defensive unit for the third consecutive year.
The surprise perhaps was that Clippers center
Jordan, who received some votes, was third in the NBA in blocked shots (2.4), first in rebounds (13.6) and finished third in the defensive player of the year voting.
Joining Paul on the first team are
The second team consists of