Milwaukee Bucks: 5 options for No. 2 selection in the 2014 NBA redraft

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No. 3 option for the Milwaukee Bucks in 2014 NBA redraft — Zach LaVine

Zach LaVine was an interesting prospect coming out of UCLA, but not star-studded enough for the Bucks to considering taking him with their pick. However, looking back on what happened and how LaVine has developed over the years, this would have been a fantastic pick.

The guard has transformed into a bonafide star over the past three seasons with the Chicago Bulls and is coming off his first All-Star season in 2020-21. LaVine earned the recognition by averaging a career-high 27.4 points while shooting an impressive 50.7 percent from the floor and an efficient 41.9 percent from behind the arc and also dishing out 4.9 assists per game. The guard would have undeniably formed an intriguing trio in Milwaukee alongside Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton, although none of the three were exactly who they are today.

Known for his high-flying athleticism, every game would have been must-see television as LaVine and Antetokounmpo would have put on a show nightly with their show-stealing dunks. Bucks fans can only dream of how entertaining that would have been to witness as the team steadily rose to contention in the coming seasons, but LaVine’s case is cemented in this 2014 redraft. Who knows how things would have transpired, but hypothetically, this would have been a slam-dunk pick.

Instead, the Bucks will get a good look at LaVine moving forward as he currently plays for their Central Division rival in Chicago.