List of players selected for the first and second NBA All-Defensive Team throughout league history.

The two best All-Defensive Teams in the league has been selected since 1968-69 season.

All-NBA Defensive Team selections
PlayerFirst TeamSecond Team
Kobe Bryant93
Kevin Garnett93
Michael Jordan90
Gary Payton90
Tim Duncan87
Scottie Pippen82
Bobby Jones81
Dennis Rodman71
Walt Frazier70
Dennis Johnson63
Chris Paul62
Dave DeBusschere60
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar56
Hakeem Olajuwon54
Bruce Bowen53
Michael Cooper53
John Havlicek53
LeBron James51
Ben Wallace51
Jason Kidd45
David Robinson44
Jerry Sloan42
Maurice Cheeks41
Joe Dumars41
Dwight Howard41
Sidney Moncrief41
Jerry West41
Don Buse40
Norm Van Lier35
Kevin McHale33
Dikembe Mutombo33
Tony Allen32
Mark Eaton32
Dan Roundfield32
Karl Malone31
Serge Ibaka30
Mookie Blaylock24
Alvin Robertson24
Paul Silas23
Nate Thurmond23
Marcus Camby22
Rajon Rondo22
Buck Williams22
Metta World Peace22
Kawhi Leonard21
Joakim Noah21
Paul Pressey21
Wilt Chamberlain20
Draymond Green20
Gus Johnson20
Caldwell Jones20
DeAndre Jordan20
Alonzo Mourning20
Micheal Ray Richardson20
Bill Walton20
Doug Christie13
Tyson Chandler12
Dave Cowens12
Paul George12
Andrei Kirilenko12
Larry Nance12
Raja Bell11
Avery Bradley11
E.C. Coleman11
Lionel Hollins11
Andre Iguodala11
Maurice Lucas11
Moses Malone11
Rodney McCray11
Charles Oakley11
Tree Rollins11
Bob Dandridge10
Larry Hughes10
Willis Reed10
Bill Russell10
Gerald Wallace10
Slick Watts10
Don Chaney05
John Stockton05
Quinn Buckner04
Horace Grant04
Tayshaun Prince04
Larry Bird03
P.J. Brown03
Jimmy Butler03
T.R. Dunn03
Patrick Ewing03
Eddie Jones03
Bob Love03
Shaquille O'Neal03
Dwyane Wade03
Shane Battier02
Chauncey Billups02
Jim Brewer02
Bill Bridges02
Derek Harper02
Elvin Hayes02
Eddie Johnson02
Dan Majerle02
Derrick McKey02
Nate McMillan02
Theo Ratliff02
Cliff Robinson02
Kermit Washington02
Jamaal Wilkes02
Patrick Beverley01
Andrew Bogut01
Manute Bol01
Dudley Bradley01
Joe Caldwell01
M.L. Carr01
Jim Cleamons01
Mike Conley01
Anthony Davis01
Luol Deng01
Marc Gasol01
Artis Gilmore01
A.C. Green01
Bob Gross01
Bill Hanzlik01
Roy Hibbert01
Kirk Hinrich01
George Johnson01
Rudy LaRusso01
Fat Lever01
Rick Mahorn01
Anthony Mason01
Paul Millsap01
Bobby Phills01
Jim Price01
Mike Riordan01
Satch Sanders01
Thabo Sefolosha01
Lonnie Shelton01
Jack Sikma01
Josh Smith01
Phil Smith01
Eric Snow01
Latrell Sprewell01
John Starks01
Brian Taylor01
Dick Van Arsdale01
Anderson Varejao01
Danny Vranes01
John Wall01
Scott Wedman01
Hassan Whiteside01
Micheal Williams01