VIDEO: Giannis Antetokounmpo requests trade from Bucks in hilarious fashion
The loyalty oozing out of Giannis Antetekounmpo has been one of his best defining traits. It’s made the Milwaukee Bucks’ amazing run towards the NBA championship that much sweeter. But could his loyalty be wavering a bit after winning his first ring?
"I want a trade."
Giannis fresh off the NBA title is comedy 😂pic.twitter.com/JWrx1l2ndL
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) July 21, 2021
You just hate to see such a two-faced gesture from someone that Bucks fans thought would stay in Milwaukee for life. Clearly the champagne and the championship goggles have gotten to his head, which is now too big for the state of Wisconsin.
Jokes aside, the Milwaukee Bucks’ ascension from regular season overperformer to NBA Finals comeback kings was fully deserved. In a league that’s trending towards superteams and star player recruiting, here was Giannis Antetokounmpo committing to the franchise that gave him a chance way back in 2013. He made the guarantee as early as his 2nd year in the league, and came through with this second part of his promise as well.
I'll never leave the team and the city of Milwaukee till we build the team to a championship level team..
— Giannis Ugo Antetokounmpo (@Giannis_An34) July 17, 2014
It’s looking like a safe bet that Giannis Antetokounmpo is sticking around with the Milwaukee Bucks for the long haul. With a championship already under his belt, he’ll be playing with house money for the rest of his career. But I wouldn’t bet against doubling up his winnings a few more times over while he’s there.