Giannis vows to stay with Bucks as long as they're title contenders
The Milwaukee Bucks will be able to keep their superstar ... on one condition.
Giannis Antetokounmpo said he'll stay put as long as the team continues moving in the right direction.
"As long as Milwaukee does the right moves and we're a championship (contending) team, I'm not going nowhere," he told ESPN's Chris Haynes.
"This is my home. All I know is loyalty and this is an organization that (has preached that) since day one and hopefully I can help them bring joy to the fans and bring joy to the city in the future with a championship."
The 23-year-old is averaging 27.8 points, 10.4 rebounds, and 4.8 assists - all team highs - this season for the Bucks, who currently sit sixth in the Eastern Conference and are just a game back of having home-court advantage.
It's no surprise, then, that other clubs might be interested in his services. Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson recently received a $50,000 tampering fine for saying Antetokounmpo is going to put Milwaukee on the map and bring the city a championship one day. Last summer, it was speculated the Greek Freak could be lured to another organization, but he shot down the rumor by tweeting lyrics from a Kendrick Lamar song.
Milwaukee has the two-time All-Star contractually locked up through 2020-21.