With the Heat coming so close with their current roster, Pat Riley and company may try to land Giannis Antetokoumpo in a trade, and it appears the superstar may be ready to commit to the team on a long-term deal.
The Milwaukee Bucks will do everything within their power to keep Antetokounmpo as the face of their franchise. However, if the team can’t build around the two-time NBA MVP and he wants out, Miami could become a realistic trade destination.
One advantage Miami has over other teams in the league eyeing Antetokounmpo is how much young talent the team currently possesses.
Riley will almost certainly try to keep the core of Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler intact but could part with Tyler Herro and other promising young players like Kendrick Nunn and Duncan Robinson.
Antetokounmpo’s future will be a hot topic of discussion over the next few months and throughout the upcoming NBA season, with no telling whether he’ll remain in Milwaukee or head elsewhere in a trade or free agency in 2021.