NBA: Breaking down wild fan trade proposals for the Milwaukee Bucks

Damian Lillard, Khris Middleton (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
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Following the unsurprising re-signing of Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks roster is now set with 15 players in tow.

If the team will make any more moves this off-season, it will have to be through trade. Bucks fans across the globe have different players they’d like to see the team target, so I asked them to piece together some trade packages for those players. The results were interesting. With that said, let us look at five fan-proposed trade packages and break them down.

Milwaukee Bucks go all-in for a disgruntled superstar in Damian Lillard

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Damian Lillard has let it be known that he wants a trade from the Portland Trail Blazers, and the Miami Heat are his top choice. In this proposed trade, the Milwaukee Bucks would swoop in and steal the superstar guard away from their Eastern Conference rival.

Lillard would be a great get for the Bucks. He’s one of the best offensive players in the NBA today, coming off a year where he averaged a career-high 32.2 points per game. He’d immediately form one of the most imposing foursomes in the entire association alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, and Brook Lopez. Losing Holiday would ensure that Milwaukee’s defense takes a bit of a hit, but adding Lillard in his place would give this team a massive boost on the other end.

While this would certainly be a great deal for the Bucks, it’s quite unlikely. The Heat have a much more rich asset stash, as they can offer multiple first round picks and young players. Yet, that is still not enough to satisfy Portland’s hefty demands. An All-Star guard, a fine shooting guard, and one first rounder likely wouldn’t be enough to gain any traction. If the Bucks had multiple picks in the first round to offer, then maybe this would be entertainable.