With the 2016-17 NBA season now a lost one for the New York Knicks, we take a glimpse into the future regarding the 2017 NBA Draft.

The New York Knicks are playing for draft lottery position at this point in the season. There’s really no way around that.

The team significantly underperformed after the high-profile acquisitions of Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Courtney Lee. Despite all of Phil Jackson’s roster misses, he has done well with the draft.

The 2017 NBA Draft is stacked with players full of NBA potential. So depending on lottery position, who would be a good addition to the so-called “super team” to get them over the hump and out of this four-year playoff drought?

Here are key prospects the Knicks may select with the first round pick: