Giannis Antetokounmpo initially introduced he would wait till the 2024 offseason to signal an extension with the Milwaukee Bucks, however he quietly modified his thoughts shortly earlier than the Monday deadline. Antetokounmpo’s extension is value $186 million over three years.
“This simply got here collectively, I am instructed, actually over the weekend,” stated Adrian Wojnarowski on his podcast. “Actually, Sunday when Jon Horst drove all the way down to Chicago and sat down with Giannis’ agent Alex Saratis, who has been with Giannis from the very starting. They usually went by means of the numbers on this. And received it carried out. Signed the contract on Monday night time in Milwaukee.”
Antetokounmpo expressed some degree of unease over the course of the Bucks this offseason earlier than they responded by buying and selling for Damian Lillard.
“Antetokounmpo has an incredible quantity of perception and belief in Jon Horst,” stated Wojnarowski. “Horst was there originally with John Hammond when he was drafted. They’d a relationship. He has seen at each flip he finds approach to enhance this workforce. To show regardless of the property he does have into offers to enhance that group.”