The 23-year old will not be eligible for a $32 million bonus to his rookie extension he signed last offseason. Tatum would have been qualified to receive 30% of the NBA salary cap -- also known as the "Rose Rule" -- if he made one of the three All-NBA teams, but will now make 25% of the cap for the duration of the deal that will in kick at the start of the 2021-22 campaign.
Jayson Tatum finishes seventh among forwards, does not make an All-NBA team.— Chris Forsberg (@ChrisForsberg_) June 16, 2021
It costs him $32.6 million. His new salary will be 25% of the cap or $163 million over 5 years (final year is player option)
Could have been worth $195.6 million if he made one of three teams.
Center Nikola Jokić, the 2020-21 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, and two-time MVPs Giannis Antetokounmpo and Stephen Curry lead the 2020-21 All-NBA First Team.— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) June 16, 2021
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The voting results for the 2020-21 All-NBA Team are below ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/TQ7thkKhDI
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