Milwaukee Bucks 2014 Draft Report Card

06/27/2014 2:33 PM

06/27/2014 2:43 PM

( - The Milwaukee Bucks reminded me of a wealthy man sitting with his feet up, smoking a cigar, sipping scotch and laughing about his riches.

The Bucks were content to wait out the Cleveland Cavaliers at No. 1, but Milwaukee wanted Parker. Parker wanted to go to Milwaukee. He's willing to be the face of the team, and the Bucks are a team in desperate need of a star. Parker will fit that bill. He's immediately the favorite for Rookie of the Year and could score almost 18 points per game as a rookie.

The Bucks didn't just secure a top talent, they established an identity. They built a franchise with one single superstar prospect. Parker will live up to it, although conditioning and defense are huge concerns.

Inglis will play next season, although he's hurt right now. (Nothing serious.) I like O'Bryant a lot because he's an old-school, actual low-post scorer. The NBA isn't really much about that anymore, but he still does it.

Grade: A

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