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Knicks Rumors, New York very interested in Isaac Okoro

The Knicks have spent a long time gathering information on Isaac Okoro.

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl told SNY in a telephone interview that “they were very curious”.

“They talked to strength coaches, coaches, assistant coaches – they did their homework. And they liked Isaac from the jump,” he said.

Okoro, a 6-6 forward, is seen as one of the best defenders in the draft. With the Knicks needing defenders, could Okoro and the Knicks be a game on draft night?

Pearl doesn’t expect Okoro to be available at 8 New York. In this case, Pearl’s prediction doesn’t look like a coach is simply pumping up her player. It is reasonable to think that Okoro will be placed in the top seven.