The All-NBA selections announced in mid-May will have long-term ramifications around the league, including in Milwaukee or Portland — where the largest contract in NBA history could be awarded next summer.
Anthony Davis became supermax eligible last May, when he was voted All-NBA for a second consecutive season, but players such as Karl-Anthony Towns, Klay Thompson, Bradley Beal, Damian Lillard, Kemba Walker and Draymond Green will play the waiting game.
All-NBA not only provides financial incentives for certain players, but it also has important cap ramifications. Consider this: The Washington Wizards could end up with a $90 million backcourt in 2021-22 if Beal earns All-NBA.
Let’s take a look at everything at stake with the All-NBA voting, plus which players have bonuses that are pending or early earned.