Rudy Gobert of Utah Jazz, Ben Simmons of Philadelphia 76ers have been selected in the NBA's 2020-21 All-Defensive First Team and in the Second Team, we will see Miami Heat duo Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo. Gobert and Simmons received the NBA All-Defensive First Team votes and had 200 points each. Joining both the players in First Team is Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors, Jrue Holiday of Milwaukee Bucks, and his teammate Giannis Antetokounmpo. Gobert won his third DPOY award and is selected in the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the fifth time.
In the All-Defensive Second Team apart from the Miami duo we have 76ers center Joel Embiid, guard Matisse Thybulle and Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard. For Butler, it is his fifth selection while Leonard has been selected for First Team and Second Team for the seventh time. Thybulle would be making a debut in his second season in NBA.