May 22, 1997

1997 All-NBA teams

As selected by a nationwide panel of media of 115, with total points and first-place votes in parentheses:

FIRST TEAM

Forward | Karl Malone, Utah, 575 (115)

Forward | Grant Hill, Detroit, 483 (76)

Center | Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston, 514 (89)

Guard | Michael Jordan, Chicago, 575 (115)

Guard | Tim Hardaway, Miami, 435 (62)


SECOND TEAM

Forward | Scottie Pippen, Chicago, 337 (19)

Forward | Glen Rice, Charlotte, 316 (20)

Center | Patrick Ewing, New York, 327 (20)

Guard | Gary Payton, Seattle, 386 (42)

Guard | Mitch Richmond, Sacramento, 198 (1)


THIRD TEAM

Forward | Anthony Mason, Charlotte, 110

Forward | Vin Baker, Milwaukee, 61

Center | Shaquille O'Neal, L.A. Lakers, 72 (3)

Guard | John Stockton, Utah, 142 (6)

Guard | Anfernee Hardaway, Orlando, 62 (2)

Others receiving votes | Alonzo Mourning, Miami, 67. Tom Gugliotta, Minnesota, 60. Mookie Blaylock, Atlanta, 57 (1). Kevin Johnson, Phoenix, 57 (1). Dikembe Mutombo, Atlanta, 55 (3). Charles Barkley, Houston, 47. Latrell Sprewell, Golden State, 44. Terrell Brandon, Cleveland, 30. Chris Webber, Washington, 29. Eddie Jones, L.A. Lakers, 25. Christian Laettner, Atlanta, 20. Mark Jackson, Indiana, 11. Shawn Kemp, Seattle, 11. Steve Smith, Atlanta, 11. Reggie Miller, Indiana, 9. Dennis Rodman, Chicago, 9. Damon Stoudamire, Toronto, 8. Rod Strickland, Washington, 7. Kenny Anderson, Portland, 6. Kevin Garnett, Minnesota, 6. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia, 3. Loy Vaught, L.A. Clippers, 3. Nick Van Exel, L.A. Lakers, 2. Kendall Gill, New Jersey, 1. Jason Kidd, Phoenix, 1. Clifford Robinson, Portland, 1. Glenn Robinson, Milwaukee 1. Antoine Walker, Boston, 1.