The New York Knicks are a franchise with a rich history but a forgettable recent past, with just one playoff series win since the turn of the century.
But just like dominoes, one move could lead to a monumental, supersonic change in fortune for the Manhattan team.
Basically, with Kevin Durant
However, if New York lands Irving and then Durant in what would be a de facto packaged deal, the Knicks could go from perennial lottery team to
Knicks lost to clinch worst record in NBA. Suns won & #Cavs lost to clinch a worst-3 finish. Cleveland is tied with Phoenix for the second-worst slot at 19-61. All 3 teams will have 14% shot in NBA Draft Lottery. Worst NYK can pick is 5th, as of now PHX & CLE tied for 6th— Daryl Ruiter (@RuiterWrongFAN) April 6, 2019
And the best-case, once-in-a-generation scenario is very much in play for the Knicks this offseason. Such a sequence of events would see Irving and Durant acquired by New York, plus provide a good chance for the franchise to land the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft and select Zion Williamson.