Giannis Antetokounmpo is staying with the Milwaukee Bucks
Story By Nathan Meihak
Regional Sports Published 12/15/2020 12:48PM, Last Updated 12/15/2020 12:56PM
Milwaukee - After months of speculation, Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo tweeted out his intent to sign the supermax deal to stay with the Milwaukee Bucks for five more seasons; saying, "This is my home, this is my city.. I'm blessed to be able to be a part of the Milwaukee Bucks for the next six years. Let's make these years count. The show goes on, let's get it."
The deal will extend the Greek Freak for another five seasons and pay him $228.2 million dollars. It is the largest deal in league history.
Antetokounmpo is coming off his second straight MVP season in which he averaged 29.5 points, 13.6 boards, and 5.6 assists per game.
The Bucks open the regular season on December 23 in Boston.