Predicting Bucks' Summer League starting 5 after roster reveal

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With their first game on July 13, the Milwaukee Bucks have officially unveiled their roster for the upcoming 2024 Summer League.

The group, which will be coached by Pete Dominguez, features plenty of talent, including members of the Bucks' standard roster, two-way players and others from all over the place. With a good amount of talent, the team will face some questions when piecing together the starting five. Let's predict which five players might get the nod before Saturday's tip-off.

Predicting which Bucks may start in Summer League

Point guard - TyTy Washington Jr.

This could be a three-man race between TyTy Washington, Ryan Rollins and AJ Johnson. While many would love to see Johnson earn the nod, that likely won't be the case, at least right away. Washington has been with the Bucks the longest and has the most experience of the bunch. It won't be shocking if he operates as the main floor general for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Shooting guard - Andre Jackson Jr.

After controversially not playing much during his rookie year, Andre Jackson Jr. has the opportunity to come out and prove that he needs more action in year two. If the sophomore guard can showcase his disruptive defense, endless hustle and perhaps a bit of improvement on the offensive end, there's little doubt that he will catch the eye of the coaching staff.

Small forward - MarJon Beauchamp

MarJon Beauchamp is entering what feels like a make or break third season. He hasn't lived up to the expectations placed on him thus far, but he can begin changing the narrative with a strong showing in Summer League. If he shows glimpses of being the two-way, uber-athletic wing the Bucks need, he'd provide some hope that he can be a real contributor this coming season.

Power forward - Chris Livingston

When talking about Milwaukee's young players, fans cannot forget about Chris Livingston. At 20, he's still young and raw, but he's got boatloads of potential, courtesy of the physical tools he possesses. At 6-foot-6 with a 6-foot-11 wingspan and impressive athletic ability at 220-pounds, Livingston has the attributes to be a strong two-way wing at the NBA level. He'll have a chance to show it here.

Center - Ibou Badji

As the only legitimate center on the roster, Ibou Badji lands here by default. Sure, many would like to see Tyler Smith, Milwaukee's most recent second-round pick, here, but he's more of a power forward. Smith will get his chances, but the 7-foot Badji will likely earn the starting nod. With the Bucks thin at the center position, perhaps they want to see what he could possibly bring.

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