The Milwaukee Bucks announced Monday that they have re-signed star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.
— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) September 19, 2016
The deal is reportedly worth $100 million over four seasons.
— The Vertical (@TheVertical) September 19, 2016
In contract talks Antetokounmpo expressed a willingness to take less than max to help Bucks retain talent. Took about $6M less than max.
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) September 19, 2016
The 21-year-old freak athlete is eligible for his 2013 rookie class extension.
The deal, which is nearly a maximum contract, is expected to be signed on Tuesday in Milwaukee.
The 6-foot-11 Antetokounmpo was selected with the 15th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft and averaged 16.9 points, 7.7 rebounds. 4.3 assists and 1.4 blocks in 80 games last season.