Deebo Samuel shows up for Warriors-Mavericks but not 49ers OTAs

SANTA CLARA – AUGUST 26: San Francisco 49ers’ Deebo Samuel (19), left, speaks with head coach Kyle Shanahan, right, during practice at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (Randy Vazquez/ Bay Area News Group)

Deebo Samuel showed up like the Bay Area superstar he’s become — only he did so Sunday night in Dallas, where he mingled with Warriors stars’ Steph Curry and Draymond Green after their NBA Playoffs win.

Monday morning, Samuel was a no-show as his 49ers’ teammates opened organized team activities, the NFL Network reported.

It is an expected absence, and officially it is an excused one because the nine OTA practices remain voluntary.

So goes Samuel’s contentious route toward a contract extension.

Contentious, because he requested a trade last month, and the 49ers did not oblige, not when the offers didn’t match the worth their perceived value of last year’s offensive catalyst and All-Pro receiver.

Samuel already has missed the past month of the offseason program. Skipping the mandatory minicamp June 13-15 could cost him $93,000 in fines.

If he and the 49ers don’t come to an accord — monetarily, emotionally, philosophically — by training camp in two months, then a holdout would subject him to $40,000 in daily fines, though he could avoid that by simply showing up and refusing to practice.

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