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NBA Mock Draft 2012: Are The Milwaukee Bucks Perry Jones Floor?

Baylor sophomore Perry Jones III has been a polarizing figure among NBA scouts since his days at Duncanville High School.

Even with the NBA draft only weeks away, there's still no clear consensus on how to value his immense talent at 6'11 235 verse his production at Baylor.

In Jeff Goodman's latest mock draft for CBS Sports, he sees Jones as going no lower than No. 12 to the Milwaukee Bucks:

12. Milwaukee Bucks
Perry Jones III, PF, Baylor: You can't let a talent such as PJ3 slide any further. Is he tough? No. But he's long and skilled -- and the Bucks need someone up front who can provide length and scoring.

Milwaukee has been a team trapped on the mediocrity treadmill, not good enough to contend in the playoffs or bad enough to get a Top 5 draft pick, ever since former No. 1 overall pick Andrew Bogut became the latest highly rated center to miss years of time with injuries.

They dealt Bogut to the Golden State Warriors for Monta Ellis and former Baylor star Ekpe Udoh at the trade deadline last year. Jones would be a great fit for the team they have now, as his lack of offensive aggression will hardly be a problem next to Ellis and Brandon Jennings while his skill level would be a marked improvement for their depleted front-line.

For more coverage on Baylor's NBA draft prospects, stay tuned to the SB Nation Dallas storystream and Our Daily Bears.

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