Kevin Knox RUMORS & NEWS

Kevin Knox

Position Forward
Height 6'9"
Weight 215 lbs
Birthplace Tampa, Florida
Current Team Kentucky
  • Deandre Ayton, Luka Doncic Top Rookie of the Year Odds After 2018 NBA Draft

    Bleacher Report "Now that the 2018 NBA draft is in the books, oddsmakers are already looking ahead at which rookies will have the most impact on the court next season. Per OddsShark, No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton of the Phoenix Suns and reigning Euroleague MVP Luka Doncic of the Dallas..." June 22

  • Kristaps Porzingis tells Kevin Knox the draft-night boos are 'fuel to the fire'

    ESPN "New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis reached out to rookie Kevin Knox shortly after New York drafted him with the ninth overall pick on Thursday night. One of the topics covered during their conversation? Getting booed by Knicks fans on draft..." June 22

  • Knicks’ David Fizdale sees Kevin Knox starting right away

    Newsday "David Fizdale doesn’t plan to bring Kevin Knox along slowly. Fizdale said he would have no problem starting the Knicks’ first-round pick if he earns his spot. This is a definite change in philosophy from last year when the Knicks brought in veterans to mentor..." June 22

  • Knicks pick Kevin Knox as their draft gamble

    New York Post "With injury-plagued Michael Porter Jr. dropping like a rock and still available at No. 9, the Knicks wouldn’t take the chance on the Missouri forward, but still wound up taking something of a chance on draft night. Kentucky 6-foot-9 freshman forward Kevin Knox, like a..." June 21

  • New York Knicks: Kevin Knox is the guy at No. 9

    Elite Sports NY "The 2018 NBA Draft is hours away so the rumor mill has kicked into high gear. Multiple reports are suggesting that the New York Knicks have zeroed in on Kentucky’s Kevin Knox to be their selection with the ninth pick. So much for Villanova’s Mikal Bridges being the..." June 21

  • Kevin Knox miffed by team's line of questioning at NBA draft combine

    ESPN "One NBA team threw a strange line of questioning at Kentucky forward Kevin Knox during a pre-draft interview. Knox told reporters on Wednesday that a team asked him at the NBA draft combine in Chicago whether he had a child. Knox said he was surprised by the question and..." June 20

  • Draft’s next ‘Jayson Tatum’ thinks he aced Knicks workout

    New York Post "During his workout 10 days ago, Kentucky freshman forward Kevin Knox believes he showed the Knicks staff plenty of reasons to draft him ninth Thursday night. He isn’t the only one. Wildcats coach John Calipari said teams will regret passing on Knox, and compared him to one of..." June 20

  • Luka Doncic, Donte DiVincenzo, Jerome Robinson among NBA draft invitees

    Pro Basketball Talk "Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Of course DeAndre Ayton will attend Thursday’s NBA draft. The Suns will likely draft him No. 1 overall. But what about more marginal first-round prospects? The NBA’s draft invite list..." June 18

  • Cavs, Knicks, Bulls Working Out Kevin Knox

    Hoops Rumors "Potential lottery pick Kevin Knox worked out for the Magic today and confirmed that Orlando isn’t the only Eastern lottery team he’s auditioning for in the weeks leading up to the draft. According to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel (Twitter link), Knox..." June 05

  • Kentucky's Knox declares for NBA draft

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Kentucky fans who let themselves dream about a best-case scenario for the Wildcats' current round of NBA draft decisions are going to be disappointed. After his father said in multiple interviews over the last two weeks likely first-round pick Kevin Knox was still considering a return to..." April 06

  • Surprise! Five-star basketball recruit Kevin Knox commits to Kentucky

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Five-star basketball recruit Kevin Knox announced his college decision Saturday, and Kentucky was the surprise pick. Knox — a 6-foot-9 small forward from Tampa, Fla. — chose the Wildcats over fellow finalists Duke, Florida State, Missouri and North Carolina. He was one of the top remaining..." January 10

  • Kentucky recruit, former Tampa Catholic star Kevin Knox among top prospects for 2018 NBA Draft

    Tampa Bay Times "Less than 24 hours after the NBA Draft, analysts have already begun looking ahead to 2018. And Tampa Catholic High School small forward Kevin Knox may be among the top prospects. Knox, a five-star recruit, committed to coach John Calipari's Kentucky program in May ahead of schools..." January 10

2017-2018 NBA Draft Results

# Team Player School/Team
1 Suns DeAndre Ayton Arizona
2 Kings Marvin Bagley III Duke
3 Hawks Luka Doncic Real Madrid
4 Grizzlies Jaren Jackson Jr. Michigan St
5 Mavericks Trae Young Oklahoma
6 Magic Mohamed Bamba Texas
7 Bulls Wendell Carter Jr. Duke
8 Cavaliers* Collin Sexton Alabama
9 Knicks Kevin Knox Kentucky
10 76ers Mikal Bridges Villanova
Full NBA Draft Results

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