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Milwaukee Bucks: Bucks trade for SMU’s Sterling Brown in second round

This was Jon Horst’s first move as the Bucks’ general manager, as he was officially named to the position on June 19.It’s nearly decision time, and as a result this makes now the ideal time to piece together the threads of what the Milwaukee Bucks might do when they’re on the clock in Thursday night’s NBA Draft.The first batter he faced: national player of the year Brendan McKay.Wilson was outstanding in the postseason in improving his stock.Wilson, who was born in Mount Shasta, Calif., played five games as a freshman before suffering a left knee injury. He helped fuel the Wolverines’ run to the Big Ten Tournament championship and the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16.Monroe averaged 11.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 81 games for the Bucks this past season. He also blocked 57 shots.Wilson has excellent length wih a 7-foot-3 wingspan, something the Bucks have put a priority on in recent drafts with their selections of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Thon Maker.The Bucks picked Wilson ahead of three other front court players. As part of a series of transactions the Bucks then selected Sindarious Thornwell with the 48th pick and sent him to the LA Clippers.French point guard Frank Ntilikina landed in Newark ahead of the draft with at least two teams vying for his services.Greg Monroe has informed the Milwaukee Bucks that he will exercise his $17.88 million player option for next season, thus opting for unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2018, league sources confirmed to ESPN.