The New York Knicks finished the 2010-2011 season with a regular season record of 42-40, the best since their 48-34 finish in the 2000-2001 season. Even after a decade of losing and frustration, the winning record and playoff birth was not good enough for the Blue and Orange faithful.
After rearranging the whole roster to bring in stars Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony, Knicks fans had one thing on their mind; championship.
Unfortunately for those fans, the Boston Celtics had other plans. The Celtics trounced the Knicks and sent them home after just four games in the 2011 NBA Playoffs, leaving the city of New York frustrated and disappointed.
Now as June rolls around, the big question for the Knickerbockers is, whom will they select with the 17th overall pick in the NBA Draft?
Here are eight players the Knicks could draft to help them reach that next step.