Ranking young Milwaukee Bucks players based on potential after NBA Draft

The Bucks are forming a young core.
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No. 6: Chris Livingston

Chris Livingston, like Rollins and Galloway, spent extended time with the Wisconsin Herd last season. Livingston played 28 minutes per game and averaged 14.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.3 steals in that time. What excites this writer about Livingston is his combination of size and skills.

Livingston is a 6-foot-6, 220-pound point guard who measured in at the 2023 NBA Combine with a 6-foot-11 wingspan. That combination of size and length at the forward position is interesting. There is more development to be done with Livingston, but his numbers with the Herd, including 46.5 percent field goal shooting, 37.7 percent from the 3-point line and a small sample size 8-of-17 (47.1 percent) at the free throw line, show his potential.

Livingston has the skills to possibly serve as a defensive-minded backup forward in the future. With his length, he could cause problems for opposing guards and forwards trying to get passes past him. Also, if he could develop as a screen dodger, he could be a big disruptor in opponents trying to run dribble hand-off actions.

All in all, if Livingston can maintain his 3-point percentage and raise his defensive IQ, he could certainly fill a role similar to what Patrick Beverley did last season for the Milwaukee Bucks with more weight and length.