NBA just robbed Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell of $33 million

NBA just robbed Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell of $33 million

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – MARCH 06: Jayson Tatum # 0 of the Boston Celtics brings the ball up court throughout the first quarter of the video game versus the Utah Jazz at TD Garden on March 06, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly concurs and acknowledges that, by downloading and or utilizing this photograph, User is granting the terms of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images).
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Missing out on out on an All-NBA Team choice can have massive financial consequences, as Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell will discover.
The NBA announced its 2020-21 All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams on Tuesday night. Especially missing from the list are Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell.

Mitchell and Tatum each had career-best years in their fourth NBA seasons, averaging 26.4 points apiece. Tatum accomplished historical scoring feats down the stretch and Mitchell lead the Jazz to the best record in the NBA.

All-NBA snub expenses Tatum and Mitchell $33 million.
Look, Tatum and Mitchell arent exactly hurting for cash, and there are larger problems worldwide. These guys were both deserving of an All-NBA selection and it sucks to see young players get snubbed in favor of established stars. All due regard to Jimmy Butler and Paul George, but they should not have made the list ahead of Tatum and Mitchell. Notably, Tatum completed with the most votes of any player who did not make the All-NBA list.
Mitchell and Tatum each had career-best years in their fourth NBA seasons, averaging 26.4 points each. Tatum accomplished historic scoring tasks down the stretch and Mitchell lead the Jazz to the finest record in the NBA. A nice reward for their efforts would have been fitting, however instead, NBA media voting just robbed 2 of their brightest young stars of $33 million.

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – MARCH 06: Jayson Tatum # 0 of the Boston Celtics brings the ball up court during the very first quarter of the video game against the Utah Jazz at TD Garden on March 06, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. Per their current contracts, had they been named to an All-NBA Team, Tatum and Mitchell might have received an additional $33 million.

For both Tatum and Mitchell, it hits the wallet too. Per their present agreements, had they been named to an All-NBA Team, Tatum and Mitchell might have received an additional $33 million.

The Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell rookie max extension will remain at 25% of the cap in 2021-22.
If called All-NBA, both were eligible to get an extra $33M.
— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) June 16, 2021.