3 2024 NBA Draft prospects who could help the Milwaukee Bucks at point guard

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As the NBA Conference Finals are locked in, the other 26 teams in the league are looking towards June 27 and the NBA Draft. The Milwaukee Bucks have a first and second-round pick, so they will look to add help to a roster that needs freshening up and youth implemented into the locker room.

Some teams come into the draft looking for that franchise-altering pick that can change the outlook moving forward; the Bucks are perhaps looking for someone who can come in and contribute now or be the long-term replacement for one of the veterans on the team. The team's salary makes it difficult for any big free agent splashes so being clever in the draft to find guys that can contribute now is key for general manager Jon Horst and the front office.

The Bucks and the 2024 NBA Draft

Milwaukee ended the season with eight players on the roster who were over the age of 30. Andre Jackson Jr. contributed in his rookie season but found consistent minutes hard to come by when Doc Rivers came in as head coach in January.

MarJon Beauchamp had a solid rookie season but then tailed off in his sophomore season and also found minutes hard to come by. Both players have shown glimpses of potential to be regular rotation pieces moving forward.

At center, Brook Lopez is now 36 and heading into the final year of his contract, so the Bucks need to find the next center to take over.

Another issue the Bucks had all season was the backup point guard position. Cameron Payne started the season there and was traded for Patrick Beverley, who is a free agent this off-season.

Beverley had a great impact defensively, but he turns 36 in July, and the way he acted in the Game 6 defeat to the Pacers when he threw the ball into the stands could cause the Bucks to look elsewhere for their backup point guard when Damian Lillard is off the floor.

Defense was always a cause for concern for the Bucks after they traded away Jrue Holiday, so they will need to find a competent backcourt defender who can also partner Lillard in the backcourt, with Malik Beasley now heading into free agency as well.

Beverley averaged six points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 20.9 minutes in his 26 games in Milwaukee. Payne averaged 6.2 points, 1.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 14 minutes during the 47 games he played for the Bucks. Finding a guard who can help defend and provide some offense off the bench could be key to the Bucks going further in the playoffs next season.

With that being said, here are three draft prospects who can help the Milwaukee Bucks at the point guard position.