3 reasons Giannis Antetokounmpo would consider coming to Dallas if he left Milwaukee

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2. Giannis Antetokounmpo could want to be in a bigger market at this stage in his career

Giannis Antetokounmpo has long been labeled as a loyal superstar, much to the same effect as the likes of Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Dirk Nowitzki were throughout their historic careers. That being said, when will the light be shed too dimly in Milwaukee if they continue to have failed playoff ventures? Only Antetokounmpo can answer this question, but the marketability in a bigger city like Dallas could be very appealing to him if he wished to leave.

Of course, Texas is one of few states to pay no state income. On top of that, Dallas is a perfect mid-major metropolitan area for Giannis. It may not have the bright lights of New York City or Los Angeles per se, but the sports market in Dallas is huge, and the Mavericks themselves are a top 10 market in the NBA.

Giannis would get the marketability and big city appeal if he were to come to Dallas, but wouldn’t have to deal with as aggressive national media on a day-to-day basis as he would in a bigger market. Conversely, Dallas is also a much bigger market than Milwaukee, so Giannis could truly expand upon whatever post-playing endeavors he wants to get himself into.

Antetokounmpo has garnered more fame than even Luka Doncic right now arguably, and the ability to self-market and seek out different business ventures in the DFW area would likely catapult Antetokounmpo to LeBron levels of being able to help the community and benefiting from his own likeness.

Antetokounmpo may be more reserved and may not desire this sort of lifestyle that other NBA superstars have sought out towards the middle and end of their careers, but not having to pay state income taxes would definitely be a prominent financial motivator at the very least.