Most interesting 2024 NBA Draft prospects linked to the Milwaukee Bucks by position

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Power forward - Keshad Johnson, Arizona

The Milwaukee Bucks need to get younger and more athletic while bolstering their forward depth this coming off-season. Enter Arizona's Keshad Johnson. Check. Check. Check.

The 224-pound Johnson stands at 6-foot-6 with an eye-catching 6-foot-10 wingspan. He possesses a build that allowed him to be an excellent defender in college, and it could translate to the NBA. He is also a tremendous rebounder, something that this Milwaukee Bucks team could clearly use more of after their effort against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA Playoffs (Yes, Giannis was out, but still).

Circling back to that entire small-ball four angle detailed in the previous section with Jones, Johnson could fill those same shoes. With his height, length, athletic ability and wingspan, Johnson has all of the tools to be an impactful defender in those switching situations. After watching the Bucks roll out smaller and unathletic defenders to try and replace Tucker, this would be a nice change of pace.

There are questions about what Johnson can bring offensively, as he didn't show much during his first four years of collegiate ball. However, this past season, he put together his best effort, boasting averages of 11.5 points and 1.8 assists while shooting 38.7 percent from three. If he could become a respectable outside shooter while also playing electric defense, he will have a home in the NBA.

Ironically, The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor compared Johnson to Jae Crowder, who just finished up his second season in Milwaukee, in his mock draft. If O'Connor is referring to the version of Crowder the Bucks thought they were getting when they traded for him, Johnson could be an seamless fit who helps this team from day one.