NBA Trade rumors: Warriors reportedly want to link Stephen Curry up with Giannis Antetokounmpo in “dream scenario”

Giannis Antetokounmpo has been at the center of a story following the NBA All-Star weekend, and it’s not something fans are unfamiliar with. Unlike his Bucks teammate Damian Lillard, who stole the show in Indianapolis, Giannis’ back page headlines are for something different.

In the latest rumor, Giannis has been linked away from the Bucks in a complete switch that lands him in the opposite conference. With no movements possible until the next summer, fans have to wait and watch this rumor develop.

Warriors reportedly want to sign Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Golden State Warriors are currently trying to add elite players to their roster to build a team that can really take the league by storm. They reportedly tried to obtain the Lakers main man, LeBron James in the recent trade but failed at it. As per latest reports surfacing following the failure indicates that the star at the top of their wishlist is the Milwaukee Bucks forward, Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The franchise is seeking a title, but with Klay Thompson and Steve Kerr’s contracts about to end, the team might need some reworking for any hopes in the title race next season. Currently, the Warriors are in the 10th position in the Western Conference table with a 27-26 win-loss record, desperately looking for a change of fate.

As per NBA Insider Shams Charania of The Athletic, the 6-time NBA Championship-winning team will approach the 29-year-old Bucks forward in the summer trade. With Doc Rivers’ side seemingly faltering in their quest for a first title since 2021, if things don’t end on a positive note this season, there could be a serious situation surrounding Giannis’ future with the Milwaukee-based franchise.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s commitment to Bucks

“The Greek Freak” Giannis Antetokounmpo was drafted by the Bucks in 2013 and since then his loyalty stayed with the franchise. Although he did drop hints last year of going to some other team as he badly wants to win the Championship title, but with the arrival of the 8-time NBA All-Star Damian Lillard things changed.

Soon after the 2020 NBA DPOY winner signed a $186 million contract with the Bucks last year in October for 3 years which lasts till the 2026-2027 season and has a player opt-out option for the 2027-2028 season. After extending his contract the Greek-Nigerian said, “It was the first time in my NBA career I didn’t know the number of my contract. I just signed it because I wanted to be here.”

A video surfaced on the internet last year that showed Giannis’ fascination when a fan asked him to join the Golden State but it was a modified video whereas in the actual video Giannis shuts down the idea by saying, “Hey, man, no, I’m not that kind of guy.”

The 2-time MVP has recently won the NBA All-Star game and is averaging 30.8 points, 11.2 rebounds and 6.4 assists in his 54 appearances of the NBA regular season games. The Bucks will be seen on February 24 against the Timberwolves when the regular season resumes after the All-Star break.


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