Milwaukee Bucks: Predicting 2021-22 statistical leaders in major categories

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Milwaukee Bucks: 2021-22 2-point percentage leader — Giannis Antetokounmpo

Sticking with Antetokounmpo and his scoring, his dominance down low should help him lead the Bucks in 2-point percentage for the second year in a row. Shooting an impressive 63.6 percent from 2-point range last year, he narrowly edged out Brook Lopez, who shot 63.2 percent, for the team leader. Due to his reliance and efficiency when it comes to scoring the basketball down low, Antetokounmpo should lead the team once again. It could be interesting if he does indeed increase those mid-range attempts as that might bog down his percentage to an extent, but theoretically, he should have this one locked up.

Milwaukee Bucks: 2021-22 3-point percentage leader — Khris Middleton

Among the players that received significant playing time for the Bucks last season, Bobby Portis led the team in 3-point percentage by knocking down 47.1 percent of his triples. While fans would love an encore, it is feasible to believe that he could cool down. In all likelihood, Khris Middleton is a reasonable pick for next season. Among players that appeared in over 50 games, Middleton had the third most efficient percentage at 41.4 percent from deep. Given his excellence as a 3-point shooter, Middleton could lead the team in that category next season, particularly with Portis facing an uphill battle to replicate his career year last season and the Bucks losing Bryn Forbes in NBA Free Agency.

Milwaukee Bucks: 2021-22 free throw percentage leader — Khris Middleton

Middleton is undeniably the best free throw shooter on the Bucks right now. Among players to appear in 50 or more games with the team last season, Middleton led the team by shooting an impressive 89.8 percent from the stripe, having just missed out on 90 percent. The forward has toyed with the idea of having 50/40/90 shooting splits for the past few seasons, and this could finally be the year that he notches his name into that part of NBA history if he can knock down at least 90 percent of his free throws. That would almost certainly lead the team.