New York Knicks: Top 5 small forwards in 2018 NBA Draft

By Maxwell Ogden

CHICAGO, IL – MAY 15: NBA Draft Prospect, Mikal Bridges poses for a portrait during the 2018 NBA Combine circuit on May 15, 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois. Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

The New York Knicks are expected to utilize the 2018 NBA Draft to replace Carmelo Anthony at small forward. Who are the top five prospects at the position?

The New York Knicks parted ways with All-Star small forward Carmelo Anthony after seven polarizing seasons. Anthony saved the Knicks from obscurity, led the franchise to its best season since the 1990s, and became a pariah of sorts once the glory days had passed.

Just under one calendar year removed from the landscape-altering trade, the Knicks are turning to the 2018 NBA Draft for a potential replacement.

The narrative around the NBA is that the Association has become a point guard driven league. It’s understandable, as the likes of Stephen Curry, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook have dominated MVP discussions over the course of the past four seasons.

Fair a rationale as that may be, it’s certainly worth noting that the past seven Finals MVP awards have gone to players at the small forward...

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