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Victor Wembanyama of the San Antonio Spurs has etched his name in NBA history by becoming the first rookie to secure a spot on the NBA All-Defensive First Team.

The NBA unveiled its All-Defensive First and Second Teams, recognizing top defensive talents in the league.

Joining Wembanyama on the First Team are Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat), Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers), Rudy Gobert (Minnesota Timberwolves), and Herb Jones (New Orleans Pelicans).

Wembanyama’s selection marks a significant milestone in his burgeoning career.

The French sensation has impressed with his defensive prowess and impact on the court throughout his rookie campaign.

The NBA has a rich history of honoring defensive excellence, with the All-Defensive Team tradition dating back to the 1968-69 season.

Legends like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon, and Tim Duncan are the only rookies to make the All-Defensive Second Teams.

The Second Team includes Alex Caruso (Chicago Bulls), Jrue Holiday (Boston Celtics), Jaden McDaniels (Minnesota Timberwolves), Jalen Suggs (Orlando Magic), and Derrick White (Boston Celtics).