1 Realistic free agent target the Milwaukee Bucks should pursue from each team

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Memphis Grizzlies - Lamar Stevens

Wings and forwards will continue to dominate this list. With the Bucks looking to shore up their length and height on the wing, Lamar Stevens could be worth a phone call after a strong showing with the Memphis Grizzlies to close the season.

After scarcely playing for the Boston Celtics to open the NBA season, Stevens found new life when he joined the Grizzlies mid-season. In 19 games, he averaged 11.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 23 minutes per game, all of which were new career highs. On top of the statistical production, he provided quality defense, utilizing his 6-foot-6, 230-pound stature to defend a handful of positions.

With the ability to play either forward position and serve as a versatile, switchable defender, Stevens has the tools to be Milwaukee's next version of P.J. Tucker. As mentioned, during Milwaukee's title run, it was Tucker who oftentimes welcomed the tough assignments defensively, and his ability to guard multiple positions was crucial. The Bucks haven't had much of that since, and Stevens could help.

Stevens, 26, will likely be looking at a short-term deal this off-season. It wouldn't be surprising if he took a "prove-it" deal to join a contender and show that he could help them, hoping to earn a raise in free agency next year. If so, the Bucks should oblige, relishing in the opportunity to bring aboard an eye-catching young forward who can play defense at the bare minimum.