Giannis Reveals Doubts on Bucks' Future: Championship Dreams in Jeopardy
Giannis Antetokounmpo puts off signing a new contract while he waits for the Bucks to commit to winning a championship.
An interview with the New York Times highlights Antetokounmpo's uncertainty because of the team's unclear path.
Antetokounmpo claims that he is unwilling to sign a "numbers-wise" contract this fall due to a lack of alignment.
The two-time NBA MVP prioritizes winning championships over enduring team loyalty.
The third year of Antetokounmpo's $228 million supermax deal comes with some thought.
Antetokounmpo's salary is projected to be $45.6 million for the 2023–24 season while contract negotiations continue.
As Antetokounmpo indicates his willingness to go for the pursuit of a championship, winning the crown takes priority.
The early 2023 playoff elimination of the Bucks raises Antetokounmpo's doubts about the competitiveness of the squad.