All-NBA voting is sometimes unfair.
The league has so many talented players that it’s nearly impossible not to leave at least a couple of stars out.
Moreover, it’s often difficult to rank one ahead of the other, mostly because All-NBA votes are position-based, at least before impending changes are made official.
That means that you need to choose a forward and a center over a guard that may have had a better season or vice versa.
And that was the case with JJ Redick’s ballot.
According to the former NBA player, he just couldn’t leave Damian Lillard and Stephen Curry out from this year’s All-NBA voting, regardless of the injuries or their records.
.@jj_redick shares his All-NBA team selections.
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Redick claims that both of them are simply in a league of their own when it comes to scoring, so there was no way they shouldn’t make at least the third-team All-NBA.
Curry played at an MVP level when he was healthy.
The Golden State Warriors vastly struggled to stay afloat when he was out with an injury, but being available is also a part of the job, so it’s only natural that he doesn’t get to be first-team or second-team All-NBA as of now.
As for Lillard, he was one of the leading scorers in the league this season, yet his team didn’t even make the play-in tournament, and winning also counts.
Whatever the case, Lillard and Steph are the best scoring guards in the league, and that won’t change any time soon, so props to Redick for this shoutout.NEXT: Pacers Player Seeks 'Udonis Haslem-Like Role' With Franchise