Milwaukee Bucks enter their fourth straight NBA playoffs finishing the regular season as the no 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks led by Giannis Antetokounmpo are in sublime form in the season with a win loss record of 58-24. The team lead by Giannis Antetokounmpo are once again the title contenders. The Greek Freak in phenomenal form ending the regular season averaging 31.1 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists per game.
Recently The Antetokounmpo brothers were under scrutiny with the fans chanting Nepotism. After this incident Giannis Antetokounmpo opens up on his mental health. He opened up on how he suffered during the 2020 NBA season which almost forced him to retire.
Amidst all these the change in ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks’. The news has created uncertainty about Giannis Antetokounmpo’s future with the franchise. The change in ownership doesn’t allow Giannis to be flexible.
“The Future of Giannis Antetokounmpo: NBA Fans Speculate Following Ownership Change”
Milwaukee Bucks are one of the most consistent teams in the NBA in the past few seasons. The team has flourished under the leadership of the Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Bucks won the 2021 NBA championship by defeating Phoenix Suns in the NBA finals. The championship win wouldn’t have been possible without Giannis MVP performance.
Back in the 2020 season, Giannis signed a $228.2 million five-year deal with the team while he suffering with mental Health issues. The two time MVP had serious conversations with the front office and almost planned of retiring from the NBA.
“I had that conversation – yes – with the front office. And, you know, very normally, everybody is looking at me like I was crazy”, said Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Days after recently revealing his conversation with front office back in 2020. The Bucks owner sold his stake to Jimmy Haslam and Haslam Sports Group, the owner of the NFL side Cleveland Browns.
As per reports by Shams Charania, Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry is completing the sale of his Bucks stake to Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Haslam Sports Group for a $3.5 billion valuation on Friday.
With the change in ownership the fans speculate that Giannis Antetokounmpo will either request a trade or retire from the NBA. If he is unhappy with his front office.
As far as the current season goes, The Milwaukee Bucks face Miami Heat in the first round of the NBA Playoffs starting on April 16th.
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