The Milwaukee Bucks have the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, but the team also currently holds three picks in the second round—No. 31, No. 36 and No. 48.
As the countdown to the draft continues, Dairyland Express will look at each of the Bucks’ picks. We looked at No. 48 earlier; today we turn our attention to No. 36.
The Bucks acquired the No. 36 pick from the Los Angeles Lakers, through a couple of different stops.
The Lakers originally sent that pick to the Phoenix Suns in July 2012 as part of the Steve Nash sign-and-trade deal.
The Suns sent that pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves about two weeks later, also in July 2012, as part of a three-team trade that sent Wesley Johnson from the Timberwolves to the Suns, Jerome Dyson and Brad Miller from the New Orleans Hornets to the Suns and Robin Lopez and Hakim Warrick from the Suns to the Hornets.
The pick finally came to the Bucks as part of a three-team trade on July 11, 2013, along with Luke Ridnour from the Timberwolves. In that deal, the Bucks sent Szymon Szewczyk to the Oklahoma City Thunder, who sent Kevin Martin to Minnesota.
So here are some of the ways Milwaukee could go with this pick near the top of the second round: