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There's 1 Notable Snub On This Year's All-NBA Teams

lebron james and james harden during the all-star game

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 17: LeBron James #23 of the LA Lakers and James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets both of Team LeBron look on as they play against Team Giannis in the first quarter during the NBA All-Star game as part of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend at Spectrum Center on February 17, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

The NBA released its All-NBA team for the 2018-19 season and on its face it certainly looks like the league got its First-Team right.

Unsurprisingly, NBA MVP frontrunners James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo made the First-Team, earning unanimous selections in the process. All-NBA regulars Stephen Curry and Paul George also earned spots on the First-Team, while Nikola Jokic is making his first-ever appearance on the team.

Meanwhile, Lakers star LeBron James found himself in unfamiliar territory: Outside of the First-Team.

LeBron was named to the All-NBA Third-Team, snapping a streak of 11 straight years on the First-Team, and a streak of 14 straight years on either the First-Team or Second-Team.

He shouldn't take it too hard though. He is one of two players to make an All-NBA team who isn't in the playoffs this year (Kemba Walker).

Here is the All-NBA First-Team:

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo, Forward, Milwaukee Bucks (500 points)
  • James Harden, Guard, Houston Rockets (500 points)
  • Stephen Curry, Guard, Golden State Warriors (482 points)
  • Paul George, Forward, Oklahoma City Thunder (433 points)
  • Nikola Jokic, Center, Denver Nuggets (411 points)

Here is the All-NBA Second-Team:

  • Joel Embiid, Center, Philadelphia 76ers (375 points)
  • Kevin Durant, Forward, Golden State Warriors (358 points)
  • Damian Lillard, Guard, Portland Trail Blazers (306 points)
  • Kawhi Leonard, Forward, Toronto Raptors (242 points)
  • Kyrie Irving, Guard, Boston Celtics (195 points)

Here is the All-NBA Third-Team:

  • Russell Westbrook, Guard, Oklahoma City Thunder (178 points)
  • Blake Griffin, Forward, Detroit Pistons (115 points)
  • LeBron James, Forward, Los Angeles Lakers (111 points)
  • Rudy Gobert, Center, Utah Jazz (89 points)
  • Kemba Walker, Guard, Charlotte Hornets (51 points)

The one notable snub is Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, who is now unable to receive a Supermax contract extension this summer.

The NBA will announce the MVP award on June 24.