Knicks State of Mind Podcast: Draft Lottery, Melo-D'Antoni, Phil's Defenders (Audio)

Episode seven of the Knicks State of Mind Podcast is centralized around the upcoming NBA Draft. Chip Murphy and Matt Castillo are joined by an independent scout Sam Martell.

The show’s opening discussion is about the Knicks eighth pick. Chip and Matt have discussed players that could be the eighth pick before. But in this episode, they give their final say on who they think the New York Knicks will draft, and who they want them to draft.

Then in the second segment, they talk about the Elite Sports lottery mock draft article. Which then the three conduct a lottery mock draft given their reason for each pick.

Finally, the show wraps up retouching the idea of the Knicks getting another first rounder. Portland with the three picks in the first round will be the most likeliness trade partner for the Knicks. So the guys chose what player’s the Knicks should make a trade for in order to draft them.

Also, Chip and Matt get Sam’s opinion on some of the second round targets the Knicks are interested in taking.

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Originally from Long Island, Matt grew up as a die heart Yankees, Jets, Knicks, and Rangers fan. Matt moved to South Carolina when he was 13, but this did not stop him from watching his favorite teams. He graduated with a Bachelor degree in Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina Upstate. Other than a contributor for Elite Sports NY, Matt was a former writer for Skyscrapersports and currently is a writer and co-host for The Assist Podcast. He is also a sports reporter for Greer Today.