Twitter goes nuts after Giannis Antetokounmpo signs new Bucks contract

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Giannis Antetokounmpo stunned countless folks by signing a new deal with the Bucks and Twitter as a whole lost its mind. 

Who in the world saw this coming? On Tuesday afternoon, monster news broke out of Milwaukee with Giannis Antetokounmpo signing a record-setting five-year contract extension with the Bucks.

Antetokounmpo’s deal will pay him $228.2 million. Just like that, not only did Antetokounmpo sign the biggest deal in NBA history, but he’s also broken the hearts of other fanbases who were hoping to land him next summer during free agency. As you might imagine, tons of folks on social media have lost their minds after the Antetokounmpo news was released.

There were epic Twitter reaction to Giannis signing his five-year extension with the Bucks

For Milwaukee Bucks fans everywhere, their happiness can’t be measured right now. The expectation was that Antetokounmpo would enter free agency next summer and then potentially join the Warriors, Heat, Raptors or a different team.

Instead, he’s decided to commit his future to Milwaukee and is ready to do whatever is needed to help the team win the NBA Finals. Fortunately for him, he’ll also have more than $228 million to his name as he looks to get that job done.

Only minutes after the contract was announced, Twitter went wild. You can expect plenty more reactions to come in today and for the coming weeks. The NBA world has surely been rocked with Antetokounmpo’s massive extension.

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