4 Milwaukee Bucks' trade targets more realistic than Marcus Smart and Alex Caruso

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4 Trade targets more realistic than Alex Caruso: No. 4 - Delon Wright

A seasoned veteran point guard in the NBA, Wright would bring immediate defensive, scoring, and playmaking contributions to the court if the Milwaukee Bucks decide to pursue him. Throughout his nine-year career, he has maintained consistent averages of 7.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game, solid numbers for a secondary playmaker coming off the bench.

One significant advantage of acquiring Wright for the Bucks is his size at 6-foot-5, providing the team with a point guard who can effectively defend against opposing guards when needed. This addresses a notable deficiency in the starting backcourt of Damian Lillard and Malik Beasley. Working alongside other offense-first members on the team, Wright would seamlessly integrate, allowing the team to experiment with lineups that enhance defensive capabilities around the all-time offense of Lillard.

Wright's consistent on-court production is well-supported by statistics. According to Cleaning the Glass (subscription required), he has posted an offensive rating of 122.9 points per 100 possessions and a minus-4.3 defensive rating with the Wizards, placing him in the 92nd percentile among players in his position for these metrics.

Wright brings a wealth of experience to the table with eight years in the NBA, making him a compelling choice for a proposed trade endorsed by this writer in the offseason. His playoff experience and understanding of what it takes to succeed at the highest level, coupled with his versatility, make him a valuable asset for the Bucks, especially in the playoff setting.