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2015 NBA Draft Open Thread: Follow along with the latest news and rumors with other Bucks fans

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UPDATE: The Milwaukee Bucks have reportedly acquired point guard Greivis Vasquez from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for the Los Angeles Clippers' 2016 first-round pick and the 46th pick in this year's draft.

It's here! It's finally here! The 2015 NBA Draft has arrived and now the fun really begins. Use this thread to keep up on the draft and discuss everything that goes down with other Bucks fans. We'll try to keep it updated with every few picks and pass along any of the big news as it happens.

A few things before we begin:

Latest Mock Draft Updates

Sports Illustrated's Mock Draft 6.0 has the Milwaukee Bucks selecting Trey Lyles.

Trade rumors are everywhere in Milwaukee, but despite chatter that the Bucks have shopped Michael Carter-Williams and John Henson, two executives told me that Milwaukee has flat-out told teams neither is available. Lyles's stock is all over the board. It’s an NBA axiom: power forwards should be shot blockers or three-point shooters—or both. At this point, Lyles is neither. But he does have strong potential as a post player, a skill the Bucks are short on.

Chad Ford's last mock draft update at ESPN slots Bobby Portis in at #17.

Why they take him: Portis has great size, does everything well and plays with a terrific motor. He won't be a star, but the Bucks don't need him to be.

Why they pass: Rashad Vaughn could give them a shooter that they've been looking for if they are willing to be patient. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Montrezl Harrell provide a toughness that coach Jason Kidd really loves. The Bucks are among a number of teams trying to move up five to 10 spots in the draft. They have a future first from the Clippers to dangle as bait.

Brew Hoop's 2015 Community Draft Board

1. Karl-Anthony Towns - PF/C, Kentucky, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
2. Jahlil Okafor - C, Duke, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
3. D'Angelo Russell - G, Ohio State, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
4. Emmanuel Mudiay - PG, International - DraftExpress Profile
5. Justise Winslow - SF, Duke, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
6. Mario Hezonja - G/F, International - DraftExpress Profile
7. Willie Cauley-Stein - C, Kentucky, Junior - DraftExpress Profile
8. Kristaps Porzingis - PF, International - DraftExpress Profile
9. Stanley Johnson - SF, Arizona, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
10. Frank Kaminsky - PF/C, Wisconsin, Senior - DraftExpress Profile
11. Myles Turner - C, Texas, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
12. Kelly Oubre - SF, Kansas, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
13. Devin Booker - SG, Kentucky, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
14. Cameron Payne - PG, Murray State, Sophomore - DraftExpress Profile
15. Sam Dekker - F, Wisconsin, Junior - DraftExpress Profile
16. Bobby Portis - PF, Arkansas, Sophomore - DraftExpress Profile
17. Trey Lyles - PF, Kentucky, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile
18. Kevon Looney - PF, UCLA, Freshman - DraftExpress Profile

2015 NBA Draft - Pick-by-Pick Results

1. Minnesota Timberwolves - Karl-Anthony Towns
2. Los Angeles Lakers - D'Angelo Russell
3. Philadelphia 76ers - Jahlil Okafor
4. New York Knicks - Kristaps Porzingis
5. Orlando Magic - Mario Hezonja
6. Sacramento Kings - Willie Cauley-Stein
7. Denver Nuggets - Emmanuel Mudiay
8. Detroit Pistons - Stanley Johnson
9. Charlotte Hornets - Frank Kaminsky
10. Miami Heat - Justise Winslow
11. Indiana Pacers - Myles Turner
12. Utah Jazz - Trey Lyles
13. Phoenix Suns - Devin Booker
14. Oklahoma City Thunder - Cameron Payne
15. Atlanta Hawks - Kelly Oubre (Traded to Washington)
16. Boston Celtics - Terry Rozier
17. Milwaukee Bucks - Rashad Vaughn
18. Houston Rockets - Sam Dekker
19. Washington Wizards - Jerian Grant (Traded to New York)
20. Toronto Raptors - Delon Wright
21. Dallas Mavericks - Justin Anderson
22. Chicago Bulls - Bobby Portis
23. Portland Trail Blazers - Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
24. Cleveland Cavaliers - Tyus Jones (Traded to Minnesota)
25. Memphis Grizzlies - Jarell Martin
26. San Antonio Spurs - Nikola Milutinov
27. Los Angeles Lakers - Larry Nance
28. Boston Celtics - R.J. Hunter
29. Brooklyn Nets - Chris McCullough
30. Golden State Warriors - Kevon Looney