Ranking 5 Milwaukee Bucks likeliest to be traded in 2024 off-season

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No. 1 - Pat Connaughton

Pat Connaughton's name was shrouded in trade rumors all season long, which made it surprising that the Bucks ultimately hung onto him past the deadline in February. Now, it seems like those rumors will pick back up this off-season, as Connaughton is one of the players who would likely have to be dealt to make any sizeable moves.

With a $9.4 million salary for next season, Connaughton's contract could be very valuable in trades, as that is a good chunk of change. He does possess a player option for the next season worth the exact amount, making him a tad less desirable in trades for opposing teams, but in the right package with adequate draft capital attached, it likely wouldn't be a huge roadblock.

For the Milwaukee Bucks, that contract was far about Connaughton's value this past season, so it would make sense for them to move on, especially when they have youngsters like A.J. Green and Andre Jackson Jr. on cheaper deals who can make him expendable. Those two could help the need for more youth and athleticism while costing the team far less.

Coming off arguably his worst season as a Milwaukee Buck, Connaughton could very well be out the door this off-season.

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