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NBA Team Reportedly Expected To Trade 2 Key Players

A general view of the Milwaukee Bucks court.

MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 3: General view of the Cleveland Cavaliers playing against the Milwaukee Bucks at Bradley Center on November 3, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

The Milwaukee Bucks had a promising 2017-18 season, thanks mostly to the MVP-caliber play from Giannis Antetokounmpo, who became one of the league's top 10 players in his age 23 season. The future is certainly bright.

Milwaukee doesn't have the best roster makeup, though, and the franchise could be in line to make some moves this offseason. One NBA insider is reporting that he expects them to trade two key pieces.

NBA insider Chris Sheridan reports that the Bucks are expected to move their starting point guard, Eric Bledsoe, and a former top-three pick in Jabari Parker.

The reason: their star player doesn't like playing with them.

"I expect the Bucks to move Eric Bledsoe and Jabari Parker, because Giannis Antetokounmpo does not enjoy playing alongside those two," Sheridan reports.

Bledsoe had a frustrating showing in the 2018 NBA Playoffs, getting outplayed by Boston Celtics backup point guard Terry Rozier. Almost every contending NBA team has a good point guard, though, so it could be difficult to move him.

Parker, meanwhile, would probably be better off starting over with a new NBA team. He's dealt with injuries in Milwaukee and Giannis' ascension (along with the play of Kris Middleton) probably makes him non-vital to the Bucks' future success.

There are new reports and rumors that surfaced everyday leading up to the NBA Draft, though. This likely won't be the last trade rumor we hear about. Stay tuned.