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Wednesday / December 13.
  • Walsh Keeping Draft Cards Close to Vest

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    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Knicks GM Donnie Walsh isn’t about to tell the world who he plans to take in Thursday’s NBA Draft.

    But he will say this.

    He hopes the Knicks’ selection at No. 8 is the last lottery pick the team makes in a while.

    “I’d say this whether I was in New York or Indiana, I hope it’s my last lottery pick. I never really want to be in the lottery,” Walsh told reporters at the team’s Westchester campus.

    Read the full story here.

    Also, here’s a good story from today’s New York Times on mock drafts and how the people running them claim it’s all fool’s gold.

    And here’s Gary Parrish forecasting the NBA Draft’s booms and busts.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.