NBA 2020: With Bam Adebayo has been rewarded with a lucrative new contract extension, the Miami Heat forward offered dubious thoughts about what the future of Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo looks like. Adebayo recently signed a 5-year, $195m deal with the Miami Heat.
Bam Adebayo rookie max extension
Contract vs. the max he could earn
21/22 $28.1 ➡️$33.7
22/23 $30.4 ➡️$36.4
23/24 $32.6 ➡️$39.1
24/25 $34.8 ➡️$41.8
25/26 $37.1 ➡️$44.5
Total $163 ➡️$195.6
— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) November 24, 2020
Bam Adebayo and Giannis Antetokounmpo share the same representation by Alex Saratsis. Still, even Adebayo is unsure about what direction the 2xMVP will take with free agency on the horizon next year.
It is very prominent that Giannis is a key player in the Bucks’ roster. The Bucks have made a notable case to Antetokounmpo about why he should sign the five-year supermax extension that will soon be available to him.
Giannis Antetokuonmpo has averaged a double-double last season for the Bucks. He averaged 29.5 points, 13.6 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per contest in 2019-20.
The Greek Freak also had a field goal of 55.3% from inside the arc. He also shot the ball at 30.4% from outside the arc.
Bam Adebayo on Giannis Antetokounmpo (the two share the same agent), “I don’t know his intentions. I don’t know what he is planning to do. But, as you can see, a lot of people are waiting to see what his move is.”
— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) November 24, 2020
NBA 2020: What has Milwaukee Bucks done to make their star player stay?
Although Giannis Antetokuonmpo has not made a trade request yet, he has demanded the Bucks to build a team around him so they can win the NBA Championship together. And maybe the team management has finally listened to him.
According to ESPN, The Bucks manager Jon Horst told the reporters on a conference call “We continue to focus on taking big swings, making the appropriate moves.”
The Bucks’ owners ensured roster improvements to Antetokounmpo in a meeting after their five-game playoff exit to Miami. They have signed Jrue Holiday and are still active in the NBA Free Agency.
The tentative schedule calendar for the 2020-21 season:
• Dec. 11-19, 2020: Preseason games
• Dec. 22, 2020 – March 4, 2021: First Half of regular season
• March 5-10, 2021: All-Star break
• March 11 – May 16, 2021: Second Half of regular season
• May 18-21, 2021: Play-In Tournament
• May 22 – July 22, 2021: 2021 NBA Playoffs