Patrick Beverley named to NBA All-Defense second team

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Rockets had a representative on the NBA All-Defensive teams today as Patrick Beverley finished third among guards in the voting.

According to an official NBA press release, Patrick Beverley has been named to the All-Defensive second team, marking his first such award. Beverley finished in third place among guards, falling just behind Chris Paul and Andre Iguodala.

Beverley plays an in your face type of defense that has impressed many Rockets fans but infuriated just as many players on the other side, but it is clear that his defense is well-respected from the voting. Here were the full results, courtesy of the NBA:

First Team:
Position | Player, Team | 1st Team Votes (2 pts) | 2nd Team Votes (1pt) | Total Points

Center | Joakim Noah, Chicago | 105 | 13 | 223
Forward | Paul George, Indiana | 65 | 31 | 161
Guard | Chris Paul, LA Clippers | 64 | 28 | 156
Forward | Serge Ibaka, Oklahoma City | 54 | 44 | 152
G/F | Andre Iguodala, Golden State 57 | 34 | 148

Second Team:
Position | Player, Team | 1st Team Votes (2 pts) | 2nd Team Votes (1pt) | Total Points

Forward | LeBron James, Miami | 57 | 20 | 134
Guard | Patrick Beverley, Houston | 44 | 24 | 112
Guard | Jimmy Butler, Chicago | 29 | 45 | 103
Forward | Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio | 16 | 57 | 89
Center | Roy Hibbert, Indiana | 15 | 46 | 76

Also receiving votes on the Rockets were Dwight Howard and James Harden. Yes, James Harden got two All-Defensive team votes. That is not a joke.

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