2017 NBA Draft

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Ntilikina Brings Defense to Knicks

Phil Jackson looked directly into the camera and took the opportunity to talk directly to fans during his interview with Al Trautwig on Knicks Night Live. “I think we know what we’re doing,” he said. Through the awkwardness of the Carmelo Anthony relationship and the madness of the Kristaps Porzingis trade scenarios, there really is […]

Get to Know Damyean Dotson

With the 44th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Knicks continued to add to their backcourt with the selection of Damyean Dotson, a senior guard from Houston. Get to know one of the newest Knicks with these facts about the second round pick. Dotson, 23, played at Oregon for two seasons before transferring to […]

Knicks Pick No Stranger to Pressure

Frank Ntilikina walked down a hallway at Barclays Center Thursday with a Knicks cap on his head, a resplendent three-piece maroon suit right out of the pages of GQ, a focused look in his eyes, and he exhaled. “The pressure is starting to come out,’’ he said. Let Knicks fans rest assured of this: The […]

8 Notable No. 8 NBA Draft Picks

Although the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery didn’t give the Knicks the result they were hoping for, that doesn’t mean they won’t be able to find value with the eighth overall pick. In fact, the Knicks selected one of the best players in franchise history with the eighth overall pick in the NBA Draft! Three players on […]

2017 NBA Draft: Rank the Top Prospects

The 2017 NBA Draft commences Thursday night in Brooklyn. With plenty of big names available, what does your “big board” look like? Use the arrows below to “upvote” or “downvote” players to the draft position you think they should be.

2017 NBA Mock Draft: Top-10

Evolve or perish. That’s the law of the wild and the mandate in the NBA. When the Knicks drafted Patrick Ewing with the No. 1 pick in 1985, the NBA was a big man’s game: Abdul-Jabbar, Duncan, Olajuwon, O’Neal, Parish ruled the paint. Only the Chicago Bulls, because of a one-in-a-generation talent by the name […]

Franchise Player Waiting for the Knicks in the Draft?

You want to talk conspiracy theories? The Knicks won the infamous “Frozen Envelope” draft lottery of 1985, which ensured college superstar Patrick Ewing would land in the biggest media market after the NBA had other critical markets such as Boston (Larry Bird), Los Angeles (Magic Johnson), Chicago (Michael Jordan) Detroit (Isiah Thomas) and Philadelphia (Charles […]

Knicks Have Options With 8th Pick

Fortunately for the Knicks, the 2017 NBA Draft is one of the deepest in years. It’s uber deep at the two positions the Knicks have prioritized — point guard and small forward. However, the NBA’s Draft Lottery held Tuesday night in midtown wasn’t fortuitous for New York. The odds favored them getting the 7th pick. […]