NBA Rumors: Raptors Reportedly Saving Cap Space For Potential Giannis Antetokounmpo Signing In 2021

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball during a game against the Detroit Pistons.

Although it appears that Giannis Antetokounmpo is intent on staying with the Milwaukee Bucks once he becomes eligible to enter free agency in the summer of 2021, a number of teams are expected to make a move for the 2019 NBA MVP by that time. The defending champion Toronto Raptors might be among those suitors, and, as a new report suggests, they may already be planning for the potential acquisition.

On ESPN’s recent Woj & Lowe: Trade Season Special, co-host Adrian Wojnarowski hinted that the Raptors are among the teams that are expected to show interest in signing Antetokounmpo as a free agent in 2021. As quoted by RealGM, this could mean avoiding any moves that would substantially eat into their salary-cap space.

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