How Jrue Vacation earned $306,000 for eight seconds of labor in Bucks’ regular-season finale

How Jrue Vacation earned 6,000 for eight seconds of labor in Bucks’ regular-season finale
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The 2021-22 NBA common season wrapped up Sunday and a superb quantity of the league’s star energy sat out video games with the playoff image principally set. The Milwaukee Bucks are one of many high groups within the Jap Convention, however veteran guard Jrue Vacation nonetheless took the courtroom in opposition to the Cleveland Cavaliers — even when it was for a really transient period of time.

Vacation performed in simply eight seconds of Sunday’s matchup with a view to earn a $306,000 roster bonus for taking part in in his 67th recreation of the season. The Bucks guard was capable of take the ground with a view to safe the simple payday.

The Cavaliers secured the opening tip and star guard Darius Garland ended up with the ball. Nonetheless, Vacation fouled Garland at half courtroom, simply eight seconds in then was taken out of the sport by head coach Mike Budenholzer in favor of rookie guard Lindell Wigginton.

With the payday secured, Vacation spent the remainder of the sport on the bench.

The defending champion Bucks had the No. 2 or No. 3 seed within the Jap Convention locked up relying on Sunday’s outcomes. Nonetheless, Milwaukee ended up incomes the No. 3 seed and can now face the Chicago Bulls within the first spherical of the playoffs.

Vacation clearly did not have to play, however Budenholzer was clearly conscious of Vacation’s roster bonus scenario. It is undoubtedly not a nasty payday for a minimal quantity of labor.