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    Default [NY POST] Knicks, Nets Could Be In Byars` Market

    Nets and Knicks brass sat among each other yesterday, watching Vanderbilt shooting guard Derrick Byars. But it will be the Nets with first crack at Byars on NBA Draft night, June 28.

    Because of the shorter window for individual workouts, and because the cross-river rivals pick in a similar range of the first round, the Nets and Knicks are holding pre-draft workouts together in unprecedented fashion. The Nets select 17th, the Knicks 23rd. Yesterday was the first date teams were allowed to work out players.

    Byars, who led the unsung Commodores to the NCAA tournament Sweet 16 before a controversial last-second loss to Georgetown, has been projected as a mid-first-round pick who may not reach No. 23. Byars, (6 feet, 7 inches) is not considered a great outside shooter, something Isiah Thomas has said the Knicks need.
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    I'd prefer Rudy Fernandez as the back up SG.

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    I like Williams out of B.C., I think we have the coaching staff to make him into a significant player in this league

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    Williams is overrated. I hope Affalo, Byars, Williams, Fernandez or Splitter fall to the Knicks.

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    1. Almond
    2. Sean Williams
    3. Daquean Cook
    4. Marcus Williams
    5. Trade

    Any other player would be "iffy". These 4 players could step right in the NBA and contribute immediately without any lag on their play. We need a shooter to keep double teams off of curry so this is why we need Almond. He has an NBA ready body and can contribute now. This is also a more realistic list since these 4 players will probably be available at our pick...

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    Originally Posted by The 1 and Only
    1. Almond
    2. Sean Williams
    3. Daquean Cook
    4. Marcus Williams
    5. Trade

    Any other player would be "iffy". These 4 players could step right in the NBA and contribute immediately without any lag on their play. We need a shooter to keep double teams off of curry so this is why we need Almond. He has an NBA ready body and can contribute now. This is also a more realistic list since these 4 players will probably be available at our pick...
    dont be surprised if its no anybody of those guys, and please to all knick fans, dont boo isiah if the person he drafts is somebody dat u never heard of, isiah knows wat he is doing when it comes to drafting

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