After losing to the Miami Heat in the 2nd round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, Milwaukee Bucks came out of the Orlando bubble with massive doubts around the future of their superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Greek Freak had a historic 2019-20 individual campaign, becoming only the 3rd player to win both the Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year awards in one season.
With the Milwaukee Bucks struggling to reach the NBA Finals for the past 2 seasons, there were questions raised in the offseason as to what direction Giannis might take in order to enhance his legacy. There were multiple pundits, who felt that the 26-year-old had to leave Milwaukee in order to win that much-awaited 1st NBA Championship.
So with just 6 days to go before the start of training camp, Giannias Antetokounmpo put an end to all the rumors surrounding his future by signing a Supermax contract extension worth $228.2 million over 5 years.
This is the largest extension signed by the player in the history of the NBA eclipsing the 5-year $207 million deal Russel Westbrook signed to stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder back in 2017. The extension keeps the reigning MVP with the Bucks until the 2024-25 season with a player option to return for the 2025-26 season.
Giannias Antetokounmpo's younger brother Thanasis Antetokounmpo recently siqned for Milwaukee Bucks on a two year deal with a player option for the second year.
What is Giannis Antetokounmpo's Current Contract?
$228.2 million over 5 years
How much of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s contract is guaranteed?
The complete sum of 228.2 million dollars over 5 years along with the 15% trade kicker (if traded) is guaranteed to Giannis Antetokounmpo by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Giannis Antetokounmpo's Contract History
Future Projected Salaries (Milwaukee Bucks):
How long is Giannis Antetokounmpo's contract?
The Greek Freak signed a 5-year extension that will keep him with the Milwaukee Bucks until 2024-25 season with a player option to return for the 2025-26 season.
What was Giannis Antetokounmpo's highest contract?
The largest contract Giannis signed was the 228.2/ 5-year Supermax extension before the start of the 2020-21 season.