Kevin Huerter has been one of the draft’s late risers and is projected to go somewhere in the early 20’s. However, Milwaukee hasn’t been shy in pulling the trigger on guys projected to go after their draft slot in the past.
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Still, they should stay away from Huerter even though he might present himself as someone with all the skills Milwaukee needs.
On the surface, Huerter is a sharpshooting guard who could provide the spacing the Bucks desperately need. He can spot-up and knock down threes or hit long-rand bombs off the dribble. His shot form is pretty smooth as well which leads to a lot of teams salivating over him.
However, his shot is a beat or two too slow which could cause lots of problems at the NBA level. Shots that are normally considered well-defended in other leagues are often considered wide-open in the NBA. If he isn’t able to get his look off in time, he may struggle with his shot selection.
His lack of strength could also become an issue. He already lacks average athleticism and then only weighs 194 pounds to boot. This will likely cause him to be pushed around on both ends of the floor and result in him becoming a defensive liability. He’s still young and has time to improve in all facets, but those are early red flags Milwaukee should be aware of.