Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers doesn’t simply attend Milwaukee video games as a fan. He’s a minority proprietor of the Bucks.
If you caught Packers stars Aaron Rodgers and Randal Cobb at Game 2 of the Milwaukee Bucks playoff sequence in opposition to the Bulls, you could or could not know the extent of Rodgers’ connection to the staff.
Rodgers has some fairly good causes to seem at Bucks video games. First of all, because the Packers star quarterback, it is sensible for him to attend main Wisconsin sporting occasions. But it’s not simply that.
Rodgers additionally owns a stake within the staff.
Aaron Rodgers is a minority proprietor of the Milwaukee Bucks
In 2018, Rodgers purchased a one-percent stake within the Bucks to turn into considered one of their minority homeowners.
He is the one energetic NFL participant with an possession stake in an NBA staff.
While Rodgers hasn’t been in a position to carry any current titles to the Packers, his funding within the Bucks has definitely paid off. Since changing into an element proprietor, the Bucks have gone to the Eastern Conference Finals in two of three seasons, whereas profitable the NBA Finals final yr.
This yr, Giannis Antetokounmpo and firm wish to defend their title, however they’ll should get by the Bulls within the first spherical.
Given Rodgers’ large new contract with Green Bay, maybe he can afford to boost his possession stake. After a protracted dispute, Rodgers signed a three-year contract reportedly price $150.8 million. He’s now the highest-paid participant within the historical past of the NFL on a year-to-year wage foundation.