If there is a group of three or four players who can make the NBA spin, it is undoubtedly Giannis Antetokounmpo.. The franchise player of Milwaukee Bucks He collected two regular season MVPs and a ring, which he won in 2021, but that doesn’t mean he’s lost any competitive hunger.
Before the Wisconsin organization robbed the bank by acquiring the services of Damian Lillard via transfer, the Greek player opened the door to leave his current team if he does not want to continue winning championships. After these words, the team quickly moved to bring him one of the best possible teammates and It seems that in this way the matter was stopped and the way was opened for the renewal of his contract. and we say it is because became his The Greek Freak who proves that this will not happen.
Like that. Making the NBA shake like an earthquake, Giannis is willing to end the current campaign without renewing his contract although it means will stand in the summer of 2024 almost as a free agent, because he has a player option for next season. This is how he explained it himself at the League’s Media Day.
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“In an interview I said that it is not reasonable to sign a contract because money is not the reason. A lot of money is important. But in the end it is not reasonable, There is no point in signing now, I always have to see what is best for me and my family. I want to be a Bucks player for the rest of my career, as long as we win. It’s very simple, Do you think I’m going to say I want to be a Buck and lose? That would never come out of my mouth“, he commented before explaining that maybe in a year things will be different.
“I am committed to the team, but this year it doesn’t make sense to change. I hope to have a good season, win the title, we will all be happy and Maybe there is an offer on the table and I will accept it.” he advocated.
Recognize Lillard’s value
The words of the fantastic Greek player add to the rumors about his departure. During the summer there was constant talk about the possibility of him leaving sooner rather than later for the New York Knicks or the Los Angeles Lakers – they were the most talked about. and far from closing that door he left it wide open; Yes, he admits that signing Lillard was a strange move.
“To have someone like Lillard is unbelievable. He knows how to play, he knows how to win, he is very hungry. In these ten years we have always stayed away from the spotlight, now there is a lot of enthusiasm around the team. Now about doing this, we need to lead and focus“, he admitted.