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The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James headline the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team, the NBA announced today. Curry, the 2014-15 Kia NBA MVP, and James received First Team votes on all 129 ballots. This marks the first All-NBA First Team selection for Curry and the ninth in 12 seasons for James, who tied Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson for the third most all time. Joining Curry and James on the First Team are James Harden of the Houston Rockets, Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans and Marc Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies. Harden, who garnered 125 First Team votes, makes his second straight appearance on the First Team. Davis (119 First Team votes) and Gasol (68 First Team votes) earned First Team honors for the first time. NBA.com

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"He says all the time, 'Whether I'm here or not, I'm going to help you be the best player you can be before we move on or (Williams) moves on,'" Davis told USA TODAY Sports during the Pelicans' first-round series against the Golden State Warriors. "He understands it's a business. Players can leave. Coaches can leave. But at the same time, while we're here together, he wants to maximize our potential and get us better." USA Today Sports

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In his season-ending news conference on Tuesday, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams expressed disapppointment that star forward Anthony Davis was not named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year. San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard won the award last week that was selected by the media. Leonard finished with 333 total votes that included 37 first-place votes. New Orleans Times-Picayune

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Ryan McDonald: Kristaps Porzingis likes A. Davis "@Kristaps Porzingis: me gustan muchos equipos! de los q estan jugando ahora Anthony Davis! twitter.com/berniperez/sta…" Twitter @ryanwmcdonald

The exact figures will depend on how much the NBA salary cap actually rises, but sources told ESPN.com that the Pelicans indeed intend to present Davis with the biggest offer they can once the window for negotiations opens July 1. The Pelicans would then have until Oct. 31 to convince Davis to sign a five-year deal that makes him their designated player. ESPN.com

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