Knicks Rumors: Wendell Carter Jr. won’t fall past No. 9

By Maxwell Ogden

The New York Knicks have documented interest in Wendell Carter Jr., but it appears as though some underestimated how serious the front office is.

The days of the New York Knicks having a logjam at center appear to be a distant memory. Enes Kanter and Kyle O’Quinn have player options that some expect them to turn down, and Joakim Noah has become an enigmatic figure.

As the Knicks approach the 2018 NBA Draft, it appears as though there’s serious interest in addressing the void with one of the available prospects.

New York met with Duke Blue Devils center Wendell Carter Jr. at the 2018 NBA Draft Combine. He was asked how he’d fit with Kristaps Porzingis, and his answer was sufficient enough to score a pre-draft workout with the Knicks.

According to Michael Scotto of The Athletic, the general expectation is that Carter will fall no further than No. 9 in the 2018 NBA Draft.

Carter’s floor is considered to be the New York Knicks at No. 9 if he falls that far.

In other words: If Carter falls to No. 9 overall, the Knicks will happily make him their center of the...



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