Hawks’ Millsap, Horford receive All-NBA votes

Hawks’ Paul Millsap and Al Horford received votes in balloting for the All-NBA teams.

The league released the results of voting on Thursday. Millsap received 84 points and Horford received 76 points, including two first-team votes. Millsap had the second-most votes and Horford was tied for third-most of the players not to make an All-NBA team.

Horford’s two first-team votes came from ESPN’s Michael Wilbon and Hornets radio’s Eric Collins.

The All-NBA First Team was the Warriors’ Stephen Curry (645 points, 129 first-team votes), the Cavaliers’ LeBron James (637 points, 125 first-team votes), the Thunders’ Russell Westbrook (627 points, 120 first-team votes), the Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard (575 points, 94 first-team votes) and the Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan (317 points, 39 first-team votes). Westbrook, Leonard and Jordan are first-time All-NBA First Team members.

The All-NBA Second Team was the Thunders’ Kevin Durant, the Warriors’ Draymond Green, the Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins, the Clippers’ Chris Paul and the Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard.

The All-NBA Third Team was the Pacers’ Paul George, the Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge, the Pistons’ Andre Drummond, the Warriors’ Klay Thompson and the Raptors’ Kyle Lowry.

The All-NBA teams were chosen by a panel of 129 sportswriters and broadcasters. They voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams by position with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis. Voters were asked to select two guards, two forwards and one center for each team, choosing players at the position they play regularly. Players who received votes at multiple positions were slotted at the position where they received the most votes.

As a matter of newspaper policy, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution does not participate in award voting.