Ranking young Milwaukee Bucks players based on potential after NBA Draft

The Bucks are forming a young core.
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No. 2 Andre Jackson Jr.

Speaking of potential second-round steals, Andre Jackson Jr. could absolutely grow to fit that description. Ajax absolutely still needs some polish, but he is dripping with raw potential. Andre Jackson Jr. could even become something of a secret weapon for the Bucks this upcoming season, as even in limited minutes last season, everyone saw him occupy a lot of different roles.

He has the energy to be a very strong defender, aided in part by his length, standing at 6-foot-6 with a 6-foot-9.5 wingspan and a 39.5-inch vertical. Again, some polish is required there.

In transition, the potential of Andre Jackson Jr. is glaringly obvious, even going back to his college tape with UConn when he helped lead them to a National Championship. He can lead the break and find the open man, or he can be the one to finish the play with a highlight play at the rim.

Offensively, when coming in the consensus was that Andre Jackson Jr. was going to need a lot of development, especially as a shooter. However, he surprised a lot of people last year by shooting 37 percent from the 3-point line. If he can keep that up, the Bucks can let a guy like Jae Crowder walk, stick Andre Jackson Jr. in that role and get younger and more athletic in the process.