Milwaukee Bucks Salary: Complete List Of NBA Champions 2021 Contract Figures

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Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo goes up for a shot past Phoenix's Deandre Ayton in Tuesday's sixth game of the NBA Finals, in which the Greek star scored 50 points to power the Bucks over the Suns to win their first title since 1971
Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo goes up for a shot past Phoenix's Deandre Ayton in Tuesday's sixth game of the NBA Finals, in which the Greek star scored 50 points to power the Bucks over the Suns to win their first title since 1971

The 2021 NBA Finals was a showdown between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns that saw the former win 4-2 in the sixth game with a 105-98 score. The championship title for the Bucks is the first after 50 years when Kareem Abdul Jabbar led the team to its first title.

In their final game, the Bucks overpowered the Suns, with an amazing performance from 26-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo, who scored a playoff career-high of 50 points. The young basketball star also had 14 rebounds, as per the New York Times.

But the success of the Bucks was not solely on Antetokounmpo, as his teammates helped secure the team’s championship win. One player in particular, Jrue Holiday, was able to assist the Greek player during the finals.

After securing the title, many are wondering how much each player of the Bucks’ 2021 roster makes off their contracts. Find out below.

#17 Justin Jackson  

Justin Jackson, 26, is a free agent and small forward who signed a one-year contract with the Bucks worth $1,489,065 in 2021.

#16 Axel Toupane  

The 28-year-old shooting guard Axel Toupane is another free agent who signed with the Bucks for one year, giving him a salary of $1,489,065.

#15 Jordan Nwora

Power forward Jordan Nwora, 22, is currently on a two-year contract worth $2,416,291 that he signed in 2020. The deal gives the professional basketball player an annual salary of $1,208,146.

#14 Sam Merrill

Twenty-five-year-old shooting guard Sam Merrill has been with the Bucks since 2020 and is under a two-year contract that gives him an average annual salary of $1,208,146.

#13 Mamadi Diakite ($1,517,981)

Mamadi Diakite joined the Bucks in 2020 and signed a three-year contract worth $3,460,775 where he got $160,173 as a guaranteed bonus. The 24-year-old power forward has an average annual salary of $1,153,592.

#12 Elijah Bryant ($1,517,981)

A two-year contract worth $1,542,592 with the Bucks gives Elijah Bryant, 26, an average annual salary of $771,296. After he signed the deal, the shooting guard received a guaranteed $24,611.

#11 Jeff Teague ($1,669,178)

Free agent Jeff Teague is on a one-year contract with the Bucks worth $808,073 with a guaranteed $808,073.

#10 Thanasis Antetokounmpo ($2,126,991)

Thanasis Antetokounmpo is a 29-year-old small forward who has been playing for the Bucks since 2019 on a two-year contract worth $3,147,290, putting his average annual income at $1,573,645.

#9 Bryn Forbes ($2,454,002)

Shooting guard Bryn Forbes is a 27-year-old player who signed with the Bucks on a two-year, $4,791,147 contract. This deal gives Forbes a salary of $2,395,574.

#8 Bobby Portis ($3,804,150)

After playing for the New York Knicks, 26-year-old Bobby Portis was taken by the Bucks on a two-year, $7,427,150 contract. The professional athlete received a guaranteed $7,427,150 from the deal.

#7 Donte DiVincenzo ($4,675,830)

Donte DiVincenzo, 24, made his NBA debut with the Bucks in 2018 under a contract worth $13,106,790 for four years. The young star earns an average annual salary of $3,276,698.

#6 Pat Connaughton ($5,333,334)

Shooting guard Pat Connaughton, 28, is currently on a three-year contract with the Bucks. In the 2020-2021 season, he earned $4,938,273.

#5 Brook Lopez ($13,302,325)

Brook Lopez plays as the Bucks center and earns $13,000,000 per year under his four-year contract with the Bucks worth $52,000,000.

#4 P.J. Tucker ($15,142,120)

Power forward P.J. Tucker, also known as “CP3,” won his first championship title playing for the Bucks this year. He is a free agent who earned $7,969,537 for the 2020-2021 season, along with winning the 2021 NBA Finals.

#3 Jrue Holiday ($32,191,333)

The Bucks got Jrue Holiday in an attempt to play with Antetokounmpo and make him stay with the team. But the 31-year-old shooting guard was able to contribute to the team’s success in the finals. He is currently under a four-year contract worth $134,997,333, with a salary of $33,749,333.

#2 Khris Middleton ($35,500,000)

Khris Middleton has been a small forward for the Bucks since 2015, and he signed a contract extension in 2019 worth $177,500,000 for another five years. The deal gives him an average annual salary of $35,500,000.

#1 Giannis Antetokounmpo ($39,344,900)

Giannis Antetokounmpo, 26, was named the MVP of the 2021 NBA Finals between the Bucks and the Suns. The young athlete led the team to its second-ever championship title with a record performance.

The “Greek Freak” was able to prove his worth to the Bucks as he is currently under a five-year contract worth $228,200,420. His base yearly salary is estimated to be around $40 million.


Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez celebrates on the court after the club captured its first NBA title in 50 years by beating the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday
Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez celebrates on the court after the club captured its first NBA title in 50 years by beating the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday
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