Draft day is finally upon us! Will the Milwaukee Bucks management team finally make a smart pick and turn their franchise around and in the right direction, or will they continue to chase the LA Clippers for the most god-awful run franchise in the NBA by swinging and missing on their lottery pick once again? Only time will tell.....check that.....we might very well know tomorrow whether they managed to pull off another blunder. Ahem-Earl-Clark-Cough!
Due to their recent dealing of Richard Jefferson to San Antonio, the team's immediate needs have shifted making our #10 pick even more wide open at this point. Milwaukee acquired more depth at the PF position and freed up a ton of cap space to possibly resign Charlie Villanueva and/or Ramon Sessions, however, they made the SF position an area of concern now. Last year's lottery selection, Joe Alexander, likely isn't ready to be an every day starter right now so there have been talks of trying to convince Ersan Ilyasova (who just turned 16 years old) to take a pay cut, leave the Euro-league, and play in the NBA. Whether or not this is going to happen is yet to be determined. That being said, what in the hell are the Bucks going to do this evening? I think that PG is still #1 on our list, but Hammond claims that they are going to select the best player available. So considering the complete unpredictability of this year's draft, what if Rubio, Flynn, Holiday, Evans, Curry, and Hill are all gone by the time the Bucks are on the clock? Do they select the best PG available, ie. Brandon Jennings, Jeff Teague, or Ty Lawson? Do they possibly select a SF, ie. Terrence Williams (who apparently is climbing the boards of late) or Demar Derozan? Or do they trade down?
I foresee Flynn and/or Holliday being available at #10. That being said, I would prefer Flynn but Jrue Holliday is a big PG (6'4") and is gaining a reputation as a lock down defender....something that I think both Skiles and Hammonds value immensely. It should be an interesting evening regardless and I pray that I don't put the remote through my TV when David Stern announces the Bucks selection (or trade).