This is news that is not at all surprising. According to Woj Jayson Tatum extended to the Celtics for the maximum, $ 195 million over 5 years (designated rookie max extension).
In the 3rd year of his rookie contract, Tatum was eligible for signing an extension before the start of the season.
He comes out of a huge season in which he took on a whole new dimension, that of a franchise player. Voted All-Star and in the All-NBA 3rd Team, he is the one around whom the Celtics will build.
He shot 23.4 points at 45% including 40.3% at 3-pts, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 1.4 interceptions and 1 block.
Jayson Tatum has agreed to a five-year, $195M extension with the Celtics, source tells ESPN.
– Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 22, 2020