4 Dark horse prospects for the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2024 NBA Draft

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Trevon Brazile, Arkansas

As previously established (perhaps time and time again, it feels like), the Bucks' current wing depth lacks the explosiveness to keep pace with the league's rising stars.

Brazile, at 6-foot-10 with a ripped physique and exceptional leaping ability, brings a much-needed athletic boost. Almost like Giannis Antetokounmpo himself, he's a terror in transition, thrives on lobs and can finish strong at the rim. For a Bucks team whose only interior threat is its Greek superstar, his athleticism could give the Milwaukee Bucks a versatile scoring threat alongside Giannis.

Continuing the comparisons to Antetokounmpo, Brazile's defensive potential is also tantalizing. His long wingspan and leaping ability already make him a natural shot-blocker at his size, but he can also switch assignments, providing the Bucks with much-needed flexibility on the perimeter. While his defensive awareness needs refinement, his raw talent is undeniable, and the possibilities are endless if his development pans out.

While not a lights-out shooter yet, Brazile has shown flashes of a developing 3-point shot. The Bucks could work with him to refine his mechanics, turning him into a more well-rounded offensive threat. This ability to space the floor would be crucial for maximizing Giannis' offensive dominance.

His offensive game doesn't stop there. He's also shown a bit of an ability to take guys off the dribble, using his size and sheer power to score over smaller defenders. He mostly relies on his physicality right now, but he has shown decent fundamentals dribbling the basketball. Working with Damian Lillard and Antetokounmpo could give him better pointers in that regard.

Brazile plays with a relentless motor, giving his all on both ends of the court. This relentless energy fits perfectly with the Bucks' culture. He's also known for his coachability and eagerness to learn and improve on his weaknesses.

At 21, Brazile is still a project, but his potential is undeniable. The Bucks, with their championship core already established, can afford to develop him. In a few years, Brazile could blossom into a key contributor, providing the Milwaukee Bucks with a long-term solution on the wing.

Trevon Brazile might not be a guaranteed star, but his athleticism, defensive potential and offensive development project him as a perfect fit for the Bucks. He could be the missing piece that helps Milwaukee contend for championships for years to come.