5 Dream, 5 realistic trade targets for the Milwaukee Bucks to monitor

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Dream trade target - Patrick Williams, Chicago Bulls

Another Bull? This will be the last one. Patrick Williams would be an incredibly intriguing to this roster, as the young forward would give the team the defensive pest they are looking for. Although he is still pretty raw at 22 years old, Williams could undeniably help this team's defensive struggles by serving as a pest on the perimeter for opposing players.

While Scotto reports that Williams' future in Chicago remains uncertain after the two were far apart in contract extension talks, the Bucks getting him would still be a long shot. If the Bulls entertained the thought of trading him, it would likely come with a hefty asking price. Even if they did start a trade frenzy, it would make sense for them to keep a young player amid the rebuild as well.

Realistic trade target - Chuma Okeke, Orlando Magic

After getting solid minutes throughout his first three NBA seasons, Chuma Okeke has fallen out of favor in the Orlando Magic's rotation this season. Yet, there is some potential there, as he's a 6-foot-6 forward who has shown glimpses of strong defensive potential. At 25, he's still got room to grow, and perhaps Milwaukee could aim to unearth some of his defensive potential.

Scotto mentioned that the Bucks are indeed among the teams who have expressed some interest in acquiring Okeke in the past. That makes sense, especially if it was this past off-season as the team tried to add more youth and defense. With a $5.2 million salary this season, the young forward is on the affordable side of the Bucks, and he'd be a low-risk, potentially high reward trade target.