While many NBA players are recognized for their offensive abilities, the NBA All-Defensive teams do reward those who go the extra mile that side of the court. After all, it is half the battle. Unlike the All-NBA teams, All-Defensive teams have never been selected with positional constraints. The only rule change for the 2023-24 season is the threshold for games played, which sits at 65 to prevent healthy players from resting for too many games even if they don’t feel at 100%.
Here’s a look at our predictions for the All-Defensive first and second team for the 2023-24 NBA season.