The Los Angeles Clippers are among the many many groups which can be centered on pursuing a deal for Giannis Antetokounmpo, in accordance withThe Ringer‘s Kevin O’Connor.
Antetokounmpo will change into an unrestricted free agent after the 2020-21 season if he chooses now to no longer mark an extension with the Milwaukee Bucks. The reigning MVP has an “admiration” for Clippers coach Doc Rivers, The Ringer experiences.
Whereas the Bucks are thought to be the “sure accepted” to deal with Antetokounmpo earlier 2021, different groups that reportedly beget an curiosity in making a bustle embody the Golden Challenge Warriors, Toronto Raptors and Dallas Mavericks.
After the Bucks had been eradicated from the 2019-20 playoffs on Tuesday, Antetokounmpo acknowledged the completely different of him inquiring for a change from Milwaukee is “now not occurring.” He added, “Confidently we’re ready to kind a tradition in Milwaukee that, for varied years, we’re ready to attain out and compete each single 12 months for a championship.”
“Some see a wall and budge in [another direction]. I plow by diagram of it,” Antetokounmpo stated. “We trustworthy want to get better as a bunch, in my notion and derive trustworthy discount at it subsequent season.”
If Antetokounmpo had been to agree to a max contract extension with the Bucks sooner than subsequent season, the address be value a projected $247.three million over 5 years.
Help up with probably the most accredited information and rumors around the NBA:
- The NBA has advised groups of a functionality revised 2020 draft date of Nov. 18. The match used to be beforehand scheduled to happen on Oct. 16 nonetheless has been negotiated between the league and NBPA. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)
- The Philadelphia 76ers’ entrance self-self-discipline of enterprise has severely debated the inspiration of chasing the Advise’s Chris Paul. (Kevin O’Connor,The Ringer)
- Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon and worn Kings and Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger might be interviewed for the Indiana Pacers’ head instructing job. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)