NY Knicks: 4 Realistic Draft Prospects for New York

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For the first time in a long time, the NY Knicks find their draft pick projected in the back half of the first round.

The new front office only has one draft to their name, but most fans would say that so far they’ve done a decent job.

On the one hand, Obi Toppin hasn’t quite panned out yet, but on the other, Immanuel Quickley has been one of the better rookies New York has seen this decade.  So Leon Rose gets a passing grade for now.

Should the NY Knicks draft any of these prospects?

Meanwhile, this year’s draft will be a much tougher test of the front office’s mettle.

A draft with a distinct top five, but then picks 6-60 being more or less a matter of opinion.  The Knicks’ front office will have more opportunity to show their ability to scout prospects this year, for better or for worse.

Projected to pick somewhere in the 16-25 range, because the Knicks have such a well-rounded roster, finding holes for rookies to plug isn’t as obvious as it might have been in other years.

Still, there are always facets of the game the team can better flush out, more versatility to add, and these four prospects, in particular, can do that.