The Best All-NBA 1st Teams from a Sneaker Standpoint

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Last night, the Association announced their All-NBA Teams. While All-Star nods see big screen shine, getting listed as First Team All-NBA is truly an elite category and one of the game’s biggest accolades.

Over the years, the All-NBA First Team has hosted some of the biggest names in the game. When ranking the rosters though, who was bringing the heat on the feet? We give you the five best All-NBA First Teams from a sneaker standpoint.

5. 2010

Kobe Bryant // Nike Zoom Kobe V

LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 29: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers mishandles the ball against C.J. Watson #23 of the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center on December 29, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kobe Bryant;C.J. Watson

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Dwyane Wade // Air Jordan 2010

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LeBron James // Nike Air Max LeBron 7

Matt Slocum/Associated Press LeBron James goes up for a dunk in the first half against the 76ers on Friday in Philadelphia. James returned after missing two games with 23 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and three blocks in the CavsÕ 100-95 win.

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CLEVELAND - DECEMBER 4: Detail view of the footwear worn by LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the Chicago Bulls at Quicken Loans Arena on December 4, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavs won 101-87. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Durant // Nike KD II

ARLINGTON, TX - FEBRUARY 14: Kevin Durant #35 of the Western Conference dribbles against LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference during the first half of the NBA All-Star Game, part of 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend at Cowboys Stadium on February 14, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. The Eastern Conference defeated the Western Conference 141-139 in regulation. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Dwight Howard // adidas TS Supernatural Commander

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2010 Dwight Superman

4. 1987

Magic Johnson // Converse Weapon

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Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 2

INGLEWOOD, CA - CIRCA 1987: Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Byron Scott #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers circa 1987 at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1987 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Larry Bird // Converse Weapon

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Kevin McHale // Converse Weapon

LANDOVER, MD - CIRCA 1987: Kevin McHale #32 of the Boston Celtics drives on Moses Malone #4 of the Washington Bullets during an NBA basketball game circa 1987 at the Capital Center in Landover, Maryland. McHale played for the Celtics from 1980-94. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kevin McHale; Moses Malone

Hakeem Olajuwon // Etonic Akeem The Dream

PORTLAND, OR - 1987: Hakeem Olajuwon #33 of the Houston Rockets handles the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers during a game played circa 1987 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1987 NBAE (Photo by Brian Drake/NBAE via Getty Images)

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3. 1998

Gary Payton // Nike Zoom Flight 98 The Glove

98 GP Glove Layup Tall

98 Sonics Glove 3

Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 13 & Air Jordan 14

98 MJ black red XIII

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Karl Malone // Apex Mailman

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Tim Duncan // Nike Air Foamposite Pro & Nike Total Air Foamposite Max

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98 Tim Duncan David Robinson Total Foam Max

Shaquille O’Neal // Reebok Shaq Reflection

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2. 2001

Jason Kidd // Nike Air Flightposite & Nike Shox BB4

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Allen Iverson // Reebok Answer IV

2001 AI Answer IV

2001 Answer IV Red

LOS ANGELES - JUNE 8: Allen Iverson #3 of the Philadelphia 76ers claps his hands against the Los Angeles Lakers during game two of the 2001 NBA Finals played June 8, 2001 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2001 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chris Webber // Reebok Answer III, Air Jordan 16 & DaDa Prototype

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2001 CWebb ASG AJ XVI

2001 CWebb Dada Proto

Tim Duncan // Nike Air Max Duncan

2001 Tim Duncan Max 3

Shaquille O’Neal // Dunk.net Chromz

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1. 1996

Penny Hardaway // Nike Air Max Penny 1

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Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 11

96 MJ Concords Dunk

96 MJ Finals XI 2

96 MJ XI

Scottie Pippen // Nike Air More Uptempo

96 Pip Finals Air More Uptempo

Karl Malone // LA Gear Signature Shoe

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David Robinson // Nike Air 2 Strong Force

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