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What I Would Do As The Bucks GM.. 2024 Offseason Plan


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+3 players ($13.4m) +2 picks,
Cap Impact + $3.6M

+1  Wins

+24.84  MPG

-1.53  Off.

+2.26  Def.

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

+2 players ($9.4m) +2 picks,
Cap Impact + $1.1M

+1  Wins

+11.32  MPG

-0.56  Off.

-1.49  Def.

Comment Opinions Please. Are The Trades Fair? What Would You Do Differently? Don’t Forget To Check Out The Free Agency Signings, Draft Picks, & Season Goals Down Below.

Financials(Before Moves)

Cut Candidates: None

Total Salary: $182.2M

Cap Space: -$41.2M

Trade Candidates: Pat Connaughton & Marjon Beauchamp

TE’s: None

FA’s: Patrick Beverley, Malik Beasley, Jae Crowder, & Danilo Gallinari

Targets: Defensive Starting Caliber SG & Depth


  1. Pat Connaughton, Marjon Beauchamp, #23, & 2026 Second Most Favorable Swap to the Blazers for Matisse Thybulle & #34

NBA Draft

  1. Select PG KJ Simpson With #33 Pick: Projected Salary - $1.9M

  2. Select F Jalen Bridges With #34 Pick: Projected Salary - $1.9M

Free Agency

  1. Sign PG Patrick Beverley & PF Robert Covington to One Year Contract’s Worth the Minimum

  2. Sign SG Evan Fournier & C Tristan Thompson to One Year Contracts Worth the Minimum

  3. Extend C Brook Lopez to a Three Year Contract Worth $51M(16-17-18)

Financials(After Moves)

Total Salary: $194.5M

Luxury Tax: $22.5M Over

First Apron: $15.5M Over

Second Apron: $4.5M Over

Ideal Starting Lineup:

Damian Lillard, Matisse Thybulle, Kris Middleton, Giannis Antetkounmpo, & Brook Lopez

Backup Five:

Patrick Beverley, AJ Green, Andre Jackson Jr, Robert Covington, & Bobby Portis

Rest of Bench:

KJ Simpson, Evan Fournier, Chris Livington, Jalen Bridges, & Tristan Thompson

2024 Season Goals

  1. Giannis Antetkounmpo wins MVP for the third time; averaging 31, 10, & 6 on 31% shooting from deep.

  2. Damian Lillard finishes in the Top 5 of MVP voting with averages of 28, 7, & 4 on 38% shooting from deep.

  3. Matisse Thybulle provides to be an excellent defensive addition and makes First All NBA Defense Team while shooting 37% from deep.

  4. The Bucks reach the NBA Finals and win it all for the second time in Giannis’ career.