Giannis Antetokounmpo: The Greatest NBA Draft Story Ever Told

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ESPN’s sports analyst Adrian Wojnarowski details the unique story of how Giannis Antetokounmpo became the No. 15 overall pick to the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2013 NBA Draft. As per recent reports, Antetokounmpo, who took home both MVP and DPOY last season, will be signing the supermax deal offered by the Bucks. His next five-year extension could be worth $247.3 million, carrying a $42.6m, $46m, $49.5m, $52.9m, and $56.3 million cap hit. Last season, the four-time NBA All-Star averaged 29.5 points, 13.6 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game, while shooting at 55.3 percent from the floor and 30.4 percent from deep.