dangolka (CBS) — For the second straight season, Celtics guard Marcus Good has earned a spot on the NBA’s All-Defensive First Group.
Good was the one guard named to the First Group, which was introduced Tuesday evening. He’s joined by Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo, Utah’s Rudy Gobert, Los Angeles’ Anthony Davis and Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons.
Good earned the ultimate spot on the All-Defensive First Group, receiving 57 first-team votes and 38 votes for the second crew. He’s the primary Celtics participant since Kevin Garnett to be named to the All-Defensive First Group in back-to-back years. KG earned the honors for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons.
The 26-year-old Good swiped 101 steals this season, marking the third straight season that he’s had no less than 100 thefts. He was considered one of 4 NBA guards to common no less than 1.5 steals and 0.5 blocks per recreation.
Good’s teammates Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum additionally acquired some votes. Brown earned three second-team votes as a guard and one as a ahead. Tatum acquired 20 second-team votes.