The All-NBA selections are the most straightforward decisions on who is overall better than whom. All that the MVP award says is which one player was the most valuable to his team. It's not necessarily about who the best overall player is.
Most people would agree that Derrick Rose wasn't the best overall player last year even though he definitely deserved his award. So the first, second and third All-NBA teams are simply designed to say who the top six guards and forwards were, and who the top three centers were—no strings attached.
While the fourth and fifth All-NBA teams don't exist, let's just say that they do, and serve the same purpose as the first three teams. My picks aren't necessarily who I think should make it but who I think would make it based on the league's vote.
In the next slide, I have used an article by Dylan Conley as a reference point for the first three teams. However, these last ones are entirely my idea. Keep reading to find out more.