Rajon Rondo named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team

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Former University of Kentucky basketball player Rajon Rondo has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. Rondo totalled 29 points overall, including 9 first team votes and 11 second team votes.

It is the fourth time that Rondo has been named to one of the All-Defensive teams. In 2010 and 2011 Rondo was voted to the All-Defensive first team, and in 2009 he was voted to the All-Defensive second team.

Rondo averaged 11.9 points, 11.7 assists, 4.8 rebounds, and 2.7 steals this past season for the Boston Celtics, who with a win tonight against the 76ers, will advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Rondo finished 3rd in the NBA in steals this season.

Here is a complete list of the All-Defensive teams.

2011-12 NBA All-Defensive First Team
Position Player (Team) 1st 2nd Points
Forward LeBron James (Heat) 24 5 53
Forward Serge Ibaka (Thunder) 20 7 47
Center Dwight Howard (Magic) 16 9 41
Guard Chris Paul (Clippers) 13 9 35
Guard Tony Allen (Grizzlies) 13 7 33

2011-12 NBA All-Defensive Second Team
Position Player (Team) 1st 2nd Points
Forward Kevin Garnett (Celtics) 8 10 26
Forward Luol Deng (Bulls) 6 8 20
Center Tyson Chandler (Knicks) 13 10 36
Guard Rajon Rondo (Celtics) 9 11 29
Guard Kobe Bryant (Lakers) 7 3 17
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