Giannis to sign extension next year
MILWUAKEE (WMTV) - Over the weekend, the Bucks’ new guard Damian Lillard was welcomed to Milwaukee and Monday was media day.
The players sat down with the media, posed for pictures, goofed off a bit, and answered questions about the upcoming season.
There was a lot of talk this offseason when Giannis Antetokounmpo said he would not sign an extension with a team if he felt they were not matching his commitment to winning rings. So, the rumor mill started spinning, with some thinking the Greek Freak would move to a larger market.
Regarding Antetokounmpo’s new contract, it is now a matter of “when,” not “if,” with some flowery language.
“Money is not important,” Antetokounmpo said. “A lot of ******* money is important. So I’m gonna sign it next year. At the end of the day, it didn’t make sense. It doesn’t make sense to sign right now, I got to always look at what’s best for me and my family, for my situation. But, at the end of the day, I want to be a Milwaukee Buck for the rest of my career, as long as we are winning.”
The Bucks preseason begins on Sunday at noon against the Bulls at Fiserv Forum.
Click here to download the NBC15 News app or our NBC15 First Alert weather app.
Copyright 2023 WMTV. All rights reserved.