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Sport NBA: Bucks want to pay for Gianni's luxury tax

00:50  15 september  2020
00:50  15 september  2020 Source:   spox.com

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I read an ESPN article about how Dan Gilbert was on the hook last year for 54M in Luxury Tax . My question is simple: Is this actually coming out of If a team is selling more jersies, more season tickets, etc. does that make them better suited to pay the Luxury Tax ? Do teams look at revenue to figure

The Milwaukee Bucks are probably ready to invest in the squad to attack again in the new season and to keep Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Bucks made this clear to the Greek in a conversation on Friday.

Giannis Antetokounmpo und die Milwaukee Bucks haben ein enttäuschendes Playoff-Aus hinter sich. © Provided by SPOX Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks have had a disappointing playoff end.

This is what Adrian Wojnarowski reports from ESPN . The reigning MVP met Marc Lasry, one of the owners of the Bucks, for a three-hour meal, where Lasry assured the Greek that the franchise is willing to continue investing in the team and, if in doubt, is also willing to pay the luxury tax .

Also present was Antetokounmpo's agent Alex Saratsis. The trio is said to have talked about the reasons for the disappointing season and ways in which the team can be improved in terms of personnel.

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The harsher NBA luxury tax penalties are working. The goal was to deter teams from racking up massive payrolls, and that’ s It had little impact on teams that decided they wanted to spend lots of money to add players. Trust that the teams paying the luxury tax are feeling the impacts, though.

Want to join? Log in or sign up in seconds.| I am relatively new to the sport of basketball . I have started a fantasy draft of MyGM as the Toronto Raptors and have been enjoying it quite a lot, but I just noticed my projected profit is sitting at -M and a projected luxury tax of -M.

It is expected that there will be more talks, but only when the superstar is back from vacation. Antetokoumpo can theoretically sign a Supermax contract in the offseason or go into the coming season as an upcoming free agent. On the other hand, it is already clear that Milwaukee will offer the Greek the full salary, i.e. five years over 220 to 250 million dollars.

At the same time Wojnarowski also reports that the Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer want to hold onto the conference semifinals despite the 1-4 bankruptcy against the Miami Heat. Budenholzer is to be involved in the squad planning in cooperation with GM Jon Hurst and the owner group.

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