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2020-21 All-NBA G League, All-Defensive and All-Rookie Teams

Official Release /March 23, 2021

NEW YORK, March 23, 2021 – NBA G League Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year Paul Reed of the Delaware Blue Coats headlines the 2020-21 All-NBA G League Teams, which were announced today along with the All-Defensive Team and the All-Rookie Team. Reed is joined on the All-NBA G League First Team by Oklahoma City Blue center Moses Brown, Lakeland Magic forward Mamadi Diakite, Westchester Knicks guard Jared Harper and Rio Grande Valley Vipers guard Kevin Porter Jr. All five players have seen action in the NBA this season. The All-NBA G League Second Team includes three Raptors 905 players in forwards Henry Ellenson and Alize Johnson and guard Malachi Flynn. Joining them are Fort Wayne Mad Ants forward Oshae Brissett and Canton Charge guard Brodric Thomas. Ellenson, Flynn and Thomas have played in the NBA this season, while Johnson signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on March 22. The All-NBA G League Third Team features Iowa Wolves forward Tyler Cook, Austin Spurs guard Tre Jones and forward Robert Woodard II, Santa Cruz Warriors guard Jordan Poole and Erie BayHawks forward Jarrod Uthoff.  Cook, Jones, Poole and Woodard II have played in the NBA this season, bringing the total to 12 of 15 players on the three NBA G League Teams who have competed in both leagues in 2020-21. The NBA G League All-Rookie Team is composed of Diakite, Flynn, Rio Grande Valley forward Kenyon Martin Jr., Reed and Thomas. Raptors 905 guard Gary Payton II, the 2020-21 NBA G League Defensive Player of the Year, headlines the NBA G League All-Defensive Team. Joining Payton II are Brown, Diakite, Lakeland guard Tahjere McCall and Reed. Below are the complete All-NBA G League Teams, the All-Rookie Team and the All-Defensive Team. Each team was selected by the NBA G League head coaches and general managers whose teams participated in single-site play at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla. 2020-21 ALL-NBA G LEAGUE TEAMS


Moses Brown – Oklahoma City Blue^ Mamadi Diakite – Lakeland Magic^ Jared Harper – Westchester Knicks^ Kevin Porter Jr. – Rio Grande Valley Vipers# Paul Reed – Delaware Blue Coats^ SECOND TEAM Oshae Brissett – Fort Wayne Mad Ants Henry Ellenson – Raptors 905* Malachi Flynn – Raptors 905# Alize Johnson – Raptors 905* Brodric Thomas – Canton Charge*^ THIRD TEAM Tyler Cook – Iowa Wolves* Tre Jones – Austin Spurs# Jordan Poole – Santa Cruz Warriors# Jarrod Uthoff – Erie BayHawks Robert Woodard II – Austin Spurs# 2020-21 NBA G LEAGUE ALL-ROOKIE TEAM Mamadi Diakite – Lakeland Magic^ Malachi Flynn – Raptors 905# Kenyon Martin Jr. – Rio Grande Valley Vipers# Paul Reed – Delaware Blue Coats^ Brodric Thomas – Canton Charge*^ 2020-21 NBA G LEAGUE ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM Moses Brown – Oklahoma City Blue^ Mamadi Diakite – Lakeland Magic^ Tahjere McCall – Lakeland Magic Gary Payton II – Raptors 905 Paul Reed – Delaware Blue Coats^   *Earned GATORADE Call-Up this season ^NBA Two-Way Player #NBA Assignee