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To adapt to new CBA, Bucks went young in draft. How quickly can they develop?

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Youth and Promise in Milwaukee Bucks’ 2024 NBA Draft Selections #

Tyler Smith, the Milwaukee Bucks’ second-round pick in the 2024 NBA Draft, was born on November 2, 2004. On the same day, Doc Rivers was preparing for his first game as the Boston Celtics’ head coach in 2004. AJ Johnson, the Bucks’ first-round pick, was born on December 1, 2004. Both young players were introduced at a press conference alongside Rivers, who emphasized the team’s focus on building a group of young players. Rivers believes that having a mix of experienced veterans and energetic young players will contribute to the team’s success. The Bucks have prioritized selecting young talents, and now the challenge lies in developing them into rotation players. Johnson and Smith are eager to learn and contribute to the team’s goals.