Jimmy Butler, Karl-Anthony Towns  named to All-NBA Third Team

It's KAT's first All-NBA nod and Butler's second.
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The All-NBA teams were announced Thursday and the third team featured a pair of Minnesota Timberwolves, Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler. 

It's Towns' first time being named All-NBA and the second for Butler, who was also on the third team last year. 

Joining Towns and Butler on the third team are Warriors guard Steph Curry, Pacers guard Victor Oladipo and Thunder forward Paul George. 

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Damian Lillard (Blazers), James Harden (Rockets), LeBron James (Cavaliers), Kevin Durant (Warriors) and Anthony Davis (Pelicans) make up the first team. 

The All-NBA Second Team includes Russell Westbrook (Thunder), DeMar DeRozan (Raptors), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks), LaMarcus Aldridge (Spurs) and Joel Embiid (76ers). 

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