Knicks News: GM Scott Perry Discusses 2018 NBA Draft Strategy at Combine

New York Knicks' general manager Scott Perry, right, and president Steve Mills speak to reporters at a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y., Thursday, April 12, 2018. The Knicks fired coach Jeff Hornacek early Thursday, making the decision shortly after beating Cleveland on Wednesday night to finish a 29-53 season. They lost more than 50 games and missed the playoffs both seasons under Hornacek. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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The New York Knicks are not worrying about positional fit in the 2018 NBA draft.

General manager Scott Perry said the team will select the best player available at No. 9 regardless of position during Thursday’s NBA combine telecast on ESPN. He said “so be it” if the best player is a wing, which is regarded as the team’s biggest area of need.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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via Bleacher Report – NBA

May 17, 2018 at 01:24PM


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