‘This is My Home’: The Best Fan Reaction to Giannis Antetokounmpo Signing NBA’s Biggest Contract With Milwaukee Bucks

Published 12/15/2020, 1:58 PM EST
Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) of the Milwaukee Bucks wears street clothes before the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets on Monday, March 9, 2020. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)


 

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After months of speculation about what the Greek Freak will do, Giannis Antetokounmpo has signed the biggest contract in NBA history. Giannis will remain a Buck for the next five years in hopes to brings an NBA Championship to the organization.

It was the Athletic’s Shams Charania who broke this news on his twitter account.

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Giannis will be making over $228 Million over the next five years but the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks have been making efforts in the offseason to ensure re-signing him. The hard work by the team produced a fruitful result.

The reigning MVP shared a heartfelt message seconds after signing this mammoth deal. He said:

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 5 years. Let’s make these years count. The show goes on, let’s get it.”

Now the question remains: will this decision to stay with Bucks turn out to be a good or a bad one for Giannis? Well we have plenty of time to figure that out. As of now, this news must give Bucks fans a huge sigh of relief following the uncountable trade rumors around the Greek Freak.

Twitter reacts to Giannis Antetokounmpo signing largest contract in NBA history

It was a well-known fact that, Giannis had till Monday to sign on the dotted line. Well, he finally did it and it has sent a wave of joy to NBA fans all across Twitter.

By signing this deal, Giannis has also broken the myth that small market teams can’t keep a major player. With this deal being finalized, one can not help but ask – what’s next for the Milwaukee Bucks?

What next for Giannis and Milwaukee Bucks?

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Giannis Antetokounmpo (L) and Chance The Rapper attend the 67th NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron Vs. Team Stephen at Staples Center on February 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Taking everything into consideration, the Bucks are still a top team in the Eastern Conference. Furthermore, they acquired Jrue Holiday this offseason to bolster their roster as well.

However, they just still need a few more pieces to win a NBA title. With Giannis committing long term, they will have plenty of time to build the perfect roster around the Greek Freak.

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What are your thoughts and expectations from the Milwaukee Bucks? Let us know your views in the comments section down below.

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Aikansh Chaudhary

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Aikansh Chaudhary is an NBA columnist for Essentially Sports. Previously, he helped rank various websites using the latest SEO techniques, and wrote over 2000 articles during his stint as a freelance writer. A die hard Lakers fan, Aikansh will forever uphold LeBron James as the GOAT.

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