NBA Fines Bucks $50,000 Commenting on Supermax Contract

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NBA Fines Bucks $50,000 Commenting on Supermax Contract

NBA fines Bucks $50,000 for saying they will offer Giannis Antetokounmpo supermax.

Of course the Milwaukee Bucks will offer Giannis Antetokounmpo a five-year, $247 million supermax contract extension next summer. That message has been about as subtle as a Shaq commercial for Carnival Cruises.

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Milwaukee GM Jon Horst’s mistake was actually saying publicly what everyone knows. Which he did recently at a team town hall.
Here’s your money quote: “First of all, the answer for now is that we can’t talk and negotiate anything. So Giannis, basically, a year from now will be eligible for a supermax extension. At that time, of course, he will be offered a supermax extension.”

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That statement earned the Bucks a $50,000 fine from the league for “violating league rules governing the timing of discussions regarding future player contracts and permissible commitments to players.” League rules prohibit teams from talking about a player’s next contract while he is still under his current one.AMIBC® - VOTE! BE COUNTED! BE HEARD!
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