The 50 Greatest Players in Milwaukee Bucks History

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7. Ray Allen – Ray-Ray

The Stats: Seven seasons played in Milwaukee. 19.6/4.6/3.8/1.3/0.2 on 45.0/40.6/87.9.

The Accolades: All-Star in 2000, 2001, and 2002. Olympic Gold Medalist in 2000. All-NBA Third Team in 2001, and All-Rookie Second Team in 1997. Ninth all-time in points scored among Bucks, 17th in rebounds, 12th in assists, eighth in steals, and first in three-point makes. Led the Bucks in win shares in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002. 

The Breakdown: Younger NBA fans may be more likely to associate Ray Allen with the Seattle SuperSonics, the Boston Celtics, or even the Miami Heat, but Allen spent more time and made more three-pointers with the Milwaukee Bucks than with any other franchise.

Allen was a crucial part of Milwaukee’s Big 3 in the early 2000s, and was likely the best player on Milwaukee’s 2001 Eastern Conference Finals trip. In his later years Allen became more of a shooter and nothing else, but he did it all in his Milwaukee days.

Allen was unfortunately dealt to the SuperSonics in 2003, otherwise there’s no telling where he would’ve ended up on this list. He clearly didn’t stop being great when he left Milwaukee, as evidenced by his 10 All-Star appearances and two championship rings. At least Bucks fans can take solace in the fact that he was great here first.

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