Inside Malaki Branham’s rise to Knicks NBA Draft 2022 sleeper

The plan wasn’t for him to be a one-and-done at Ohio State. When shooting guard Malaki Branham arrived on the Columbus campus for his freshman year, the coaching staff felt he had an NBA future — just one in the far distance. “One of his goals was to be Big 10 Freshman of The Year … Read more

Dyson Daniels may not fall to Knicks in 2022 NBA Draft

During these tough economic times, Dyson Daniels’ stock is one of the few rising. The 6-foot-8 Australian point guard entered the NBA Draft Combine last month as a sure bet to be available when the Knicks pick at No. 11. But the 19-year-old G-League Ignite do-everything defender impressed in Chicago. His Pro Day was electric … Read more

Julian Champagnie hopes to break St. John’s NBA Draft drought

Last spring, wrist surgery cost John’s small forward Julian Champagnie a chance at getting drafted. This spring, Champagnie is hoping COVID-19 hasn’t cost him a chance at going in the June 23 draft. After working out for three teams last spring, including his hometown Nets, Champagnie chose to return to St. John’s for his junior … Read more

Buddy, Jimmy Boeheim work out for Knicks prior to NBA Draft

The Boeheim brothers have moved from Syracuse to Manhattan the past two months to hoop, working out twice a day. Buddy and Jimmy Boeheim are discovering whether there’s a future for them in the NBA or elsewhere. Both Boeheims, who played together this past season at Syracuse for their father, Jim Boeheim, have worked out … Read more

Marcus Camby’s godson Tyson Etienne enjoys workout with Knicks

Wichita State sophomore point guard Tyson Etienne felt at home during his pre-draft workout with the Knicks. Etienne’s “godfather” is Marcus Camby, who had two stints with the Knicks and whom he calls “uncle.” Etienne is also related to former Knicks center DeAndre Jordan. Born in New York and raised in Fort Lee, NJ, Etienne … Read more

Kentucky’s TyTy Washington may be on Knicks’ NBA draft radar

If Kentucky coach John Calipari thinks his former Wildcats point guard TyTy Washington would be a perfect fit to play at the Garden, consider it a done deal the Knicks would take him with the 11th overall pick in the upcoming NBA draft. Calipari has massive influence on his former agent, Knicks president Leon Rose, … Read more

Knicks missed Stephen Curry, and potential Garden history, by a single pick

If a Yankees fan wants to know what life might have been like had the Reds drafted Derek Jeter with the fifth pick in 1992, it would not require any great stretch of his or her imagination. Just a phone call to a Knicks fan who has lived that life ever since Golden State drafted … Read more

Mitchell Robinson-Jalen Brunson trade a Knicks pipe dream

The Dallas Mavericks’ weakness has been exposed in the Western Conference Finals vs. the Warriors. Trailing 3-0 entering Tuesday’s Game 4 in Big D, Mark Cuban’s Mavericks need a 7-foot, rim-protecting, shot-blocking center. The “Shark Tank” star needs a big shark to patrol the paint. The Mavericks don’t have cap space this summer – just … Read more

Malaki Branham could be 2022 NBA Draft option for Knicks

Some of the more highly touted prospects may not drop to the Knicks at No. 1 11 — even the intriguing 6-foot-8 point guard, Dyson Daniels, of the G-League Ignite via Australia. Indications are Daniels helped his stock tremendously at the Chicago Draft Combine after a Pro Day in which he rained in deep jump … Read more

Johnny Davis enjoyed his interview with Knicks

CHICAGO — Wisconsin sophomore shooting guard Johnny Davis is a straightforward kid with a straightforward game. Very good defender. Solid scorer. A dive-to-the-floor scrappiness. A deadly shot from mid-range. Nothing too flashy. So when teams asked him an offbeat question about his personal life during the NBA Draft Combine interviews in Chicago, Davis didn’t deviate. … Read more