"It's this and then the draft," Barrett said, via SNY. "If that ends up and I'm still there at three, I'd love for them to take me. … This is the place I want to be, so I hope they draft me."
Barrett said he has already started to develop a relationship with Knicks coach David Fizdale.
"We've been talking," Barrett said . "Spoken a couple of times. He was at the workout just now. He's a great guy. I love him."
Barrett averaged 22.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35.3 minutes per game during his lone season at Duke. He shot 45.4% from the field and 30.8% from 3-point range. The Blue Devils finished 2018-19 with a 32-6 record and advanced to the Elite Eight, where they fell to Michigan State.