Aaron Rodgers now a part-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks

Posted April 22, 2018

He was announced Friday as a limited partner in the Bucks ownership group during the team's playoff game against the Celtics at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Rodgers cited two motivating factors in his decision to join the Bucks' ownership group - a strong relationship with the Bucks' ownership group and a personal desire to have a tie to entire region. "He would be the first athlete that's now active in the league that would own a piece of a major sports franchise".

The Packers quarterback called it a "dream come true".

Rodgers, originally the Packers' 2005 first-round pick, has made more than $137 million in his 13 National Football League seasons, according to Spotrac, and is expected to earn another $41.6 million over the final two years of his current contract.

The Journal Sentinel photographed Rodgers waving as he sat courtside with girlfriend Danica Patrick and Bucks co-owner Wes Edens.

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Aaron Rodgers is a god in Wisconsin.

Aaron Rodgers can regularly be seen courtside at Milwaukee Bucks games, a few times having professed his love of both hoops and the Bucks.

In recent years, Rodgers has been a frequent visitor at basketball games played by both the Bucks and Wisconsin Badgers.

If you're not aware, Rodgers is a big fan of the National Basketball Association and the Bucks, often using the hashtag #midrange because he loves that part of the game. The two sides are now working on a contract extension that would keep Rodgers in the state of Wisconsin well into his late 30s. Or rather, part of the Milwaukee Bucks. It's unknown if Rodgers will be in attendance.

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