3 Malik Beasley replacements the Milwaukee Bucks could target in free agency

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This season the Milwaukee Bucks had Malik Beasley starting at the shooting guard position on a bargain contract of one-year $2.7M. For the majority of the season he was impressive and this deal was a steal, however, he tailed off in the latter weeks and found himself coming off the bench in the playoffs with Patrick Beverley taking his starting position.

Beasley finished the regular season averaging 11.3 points on shooting splits of .443/.413/.714 in just under 30 minutes per game. That ability to hit the three at a good clip has certainly seen his value increase and so he may look to tie down a longer contract for more money which the Bucks cannot offer.

Another reason the Bucks may move on is due to his struggles on the defensive end, which ultimately led to him losing his starting spot in the rotation. As a whole Milwaukee were not great defensively and Doc Rivers did improve that, but the back court was a constant issue before Beverley was acquired. With the NBA Draft round the corner, the Bucks have areas to look towards improving but the Beasley replacement may be sitting in free agency and available for a similar contract.

This free agency class doesn't have the big names of previous years but there are plenty of role players and good rotation pieces that will be available, with some maybe taking a "prove-it" type deal and that will interest the Bucks. If they can find a guy to add to the backcourt that is cheap but also contribute with efficient shooting and play solid defense then both parties will be more than happy.

With that being said, here are 3 Malik Beasley replacements the Milwaukee Bucks could target in free agency.