Chris Paul was selected to the NBA's all-defensive second team on Monday night. It is the third time Paul has been named to the all-defensive team. He was a first team selection in 2008-09, and the second team selection in 2007-08.

Paul led the NBA in steals this year, finishing with 188 on the season, while averaging 2.4 a game. Paul has led the league in steals in 4 of his 6 NBA seasons.

2010-11 NBA ALL-DEFENSIVE FIRST TEAM
Position                 Player, Team                     1st          2nd          Points
Center                 Dwight Howard, Orlando      27             2               56
Guard                  Rajon Rondo, Boston            16             7               39
Forward               LeBron James, Miami            17             4               38
Guard                  Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers       13            7                33
Forward               Kevin Garnett, Boston          15            3                33        

2010-11 NBA ALL-DEFENSIVE SECOND TEAM
Position                 Player, Team                    1st           2nd            Points
Guard                   Tony Allen, Memphis             7              9                 23
Guard                   Chris Paul, New Orleans       6              6                 18
                                                                          Center                  Tyson Chandler, Dallas         3              11               17
                                                                          Forward                Andre Iguodala, Phila.          5              5                 15
                                                                        Forward/Center     Joakim Noah, Chicago          3              9                  15