Milwaukee Bucks introduce D.J. Wilson, team’s first round NBA draft pick

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks introduced the team’s first round draft pick, D.J. Wilson, on Monday, June 26th.

D.J. Wilson

Wilson, a 6-foot-10 forward, was selected by the Bucks with the 17th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft held Thursday night. The Sacramento-native averaged 11.0 points and a team-high 5.3 rebounds per game as a redshirt sophomore with Michigan in 2016-17. He led the team in blocks with 57 and shot 53.8 percent from the field with a 37.3 percent mark from 3-point range. Wilson helped Michigan to a Big Ten Tournament championship and an appearance in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament in 2017 after averaging a combined 15.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks over seven games in both tournaments.

D.J. Wilson

Wilson will be sporting the number five. He joins an already lengthy Bucks frontcourt led by 6-foot-11 Giannis Antetokounmpo, who turned into an All-Star in his fourth year in the league.

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