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Weight: 171 lbs
If the Knicks want to address their need for a backup point guard, Miami's Shane Larkin is clearly the best option.
Larkin has the speed and athleticism to give New York exactly what it needs out of the position, providing the penetration that the second unit lacked with Pablo Prigioni and Jason Kidd.
At the combine, Larkin posted the second-best vertical leap in NBA history at 44 inches, which is better than any jump recorded at the combine amongst active players. He was also the fastest player at the combine, which would really help the Knicks' mediocre fast-break offense.
Beyond the physical tools, Larkin appears to have the skills to be a true floor general, proving last season that he's an excellent passer and decision-maker. In particular, he thrives in the pick-and-roll, making him a perfect partner for Amar'e Stoudemire if the two were to play together off the bench.
Larkin's lack of size could cause some problems at the next level, but this is far outweighed by his athleticism and pure skill. When you look at the entire package, the Knicks shouldn't let his slight frame be a deterrent.
Unfortunately for New York, it's unlikely that he'll fall all the way to No. 24. Some mocks have him going to the Knicks, but the reality is that it will take a minor miracle for Larkin to end up at MSG.
Larkin himself even rejected the opportunity to work out with the Knicks because he expects to be drafted between the 13th and 23rd picks. On the odd chance that he is available, though, drafting Larkin would be an absolute no-brainer.