Antetokounmpo says he wanted to repay Milwaukee’s loyalty

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MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo said he appreciated the love the city of Milwaukee has shown him ever since his arrival as an 18-year-old rookie from Greece.

So the reigning two-time MVP decided to show his loyalty to the place where he’s spent his entire NBA career.

Antetokounmpo called Milwaukee “the place I want to be” one day after signing a supermax extension with the Bucks.