Found July 30, 2013 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed first-round draft pick Giannis Antetokounmpo to a contract, general manager John Hammond announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not released due to team policy, but the league's rookie pay scale indicates Antetokounmpo will make somewhere around 1,493,800 next season. The Bucks were allowed to give Antetokounmpo up to 120 percent and no less than 80 percent of that figure. All rookie contracts are four-year deals with the third and fourth years coming as team options. Picked 15th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft, the 18-year-old will come over to the United States after spending last season with the Greek club Filathlitikos. Unable to play with the Bucks in summer league due to a national team commitment, Antetokounmpo averaged 8.0 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game for Greece in the U20 European Championships this summer. Follow Andrew Gruman on Twitter
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