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The Knicks Are Reportedly Considering A Surprising Move At No. 3 Overall

James Dolan speaking to the media.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 18: James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, answers questions during the press conference to introduce Phil Jackson as President of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The consensus for Thursday's NBA Draft is that there's a clear top three - Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and R.J. Barrett - and then a bit of a dropoff from No. 4 on.

So, with the New York Knicks slotted at No. 3 overall, it's been concluded that Barrett will be the selection.

The former Duke star has even admitted that he wants to be in New York.

“This is the place I want to be," he said after working out for the Knicks.

The Knicks are reportedly considering a surprising move at No. 3 overall, however. New reports suggest someone other than Barrett is in play. ESPN's Jonathan Givony reports that Darius Garland is in "serious consideration" for the No. 3 pick. He's reportedly in New York for a workout tomorrow.

Knicks insider Marc Berman, meanwhile, believes that Garland is only a candidate for New York if the franchise trades down.

The NBA Draft is a little more than two days away and we're likely to hear a lot more speculation over the next 48 hours.