Trae Young might be what the New York Knicks need.
Former Oklahoma star Trae Young was a guest on ESPN’s First Take on Wednesday and was asked about possibly getting drafted by the New York Knicks, who will have a pick in the later part of the top-10.
“If I was able to get drafted by the New York Knicks, it would be a blessing,” said Young. “Being in the basketball mecca…that’s one of the biggest markets in the NBA league.”
Young also said he would honored to play in New York and that he feels like the adversity that he went through this past season would help him adapt to playing in the Big Apple. Check out a portion of Young’s interview below.
Trae Young says on @FirstTake it’d be a “blessing” to play for the Knicks.
Thinks all the media coverage he got this year prepared him. pic.twitter.com/F49iR02sNZ
— Thomas Duffy (@TJDhoops) March 21, 2018
It sounds like Young was saying all the right things. No one really knows whether or not he would love to play for the Knicks or where his top choice to play would be.
Young is certainly an exciting player, but the problem is that the Knicks would have to wait 3-4 years before he enters his prime given the fact that he’s only one year removed from high school. They would be drafting a 19 year old point guard for a second straight year.