Toronto Raptors ahead O.G. Anunoby has been named to the NBA all-defensive second workforce.
Anunoby, 25, led the league in steals through the common season, averaging 1.9 per sport and was constantly tasked with guarding opposing groups’ high perimeter gamers.
Toronto additionally led the NBA in steals per sport with 9.4. The closest groups have been New Orleans and Memphis at 8.3.
The six-foot-seven, 232-pound Anunoby acquired 14 first-team votes and 53 second-team votes.
He is joined by Memphis guard Dillon Brooks of Mississauga, Ont., Boston guard Derrick White, Golden State ahead Draymond Green and Miami centre Bam Adebayo.
The first workforce was made up by Memphis ahead Jaren Jackson Jr., the defensive participant of the 12 months winner, Milwaukee’s Brook Lopez and Jrue Holiday, Cleveland ahead Evan Mobley and Chicago guard Alex Caruso.
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