Milwaukee fires Alex Antetokounmpo immediately after signing him
Alex Antetokounmpo only lasted a few hours on the Milwaukee Bucks roster. According to Eric Nehm, a journalist from The athletethe Wisconsin franchise fired Giannis’ younger brother immediately after its founding, removing any doubt about the possibility of him being part of the team alongside Giannis himself and Thanassis.
Why was it signed then? Because with this move, the team retains its rights to the G League, which will play, barring a surprise, with the Wisconsin Herd. Furthermore, since he will arrive in the league after signing an NBA contract, even if it is for a few hours, he will receive a $75,000 bonus if he spends at least 60 days with the team, making his stay even more attractive.
Same situation for Iverson Molinar
This is actually a decision that the Bucks already made with Alex last year, and they repeated it with Everson Molinar, according to Keith Smith, a journalist for the British newspaper “Daily Mail”. Spotrac. The Panamanian, like Antetokounmpo, was already part of the team in the 22-23 season, but Milwaukee is ensuring his connection to its affiliate with this contract bonus. The point guard averaged 10.5 points and 2.5 assists, starting 12 of the 22 games he played.
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