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Knicks in talks to acquire one of Portlands first-round picks

Knicks in talks to acquire one of Portlands first-round picks
Published On: Thu, Jun 01
Jan 3, 2016; New York, NY, USA; Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore (24) drives against NewYork Knicks forward Derrick Williams (23) during the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden. New York Knicks won 111-97. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Knicks are reportedly working the phones in an attempt to acquire one of the three first-round picks owned by the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Knicks have talked to the Portland Trailblazers about acquiring one of Portlands first-round picks, a source confirms to ESPN, wrote Ian Begley of ESPN. The Knicks have workouts scheduled with at least one player pegged for a mid to late first-round pick in UNCs Justin Jackson and are looking to acquire a second first-rounder to add to the pick they currently own " the No. 8 overall pick. Portland owns the 15th, 20th and 26th overall picks.

Of course, the immediate reaction would be to wonder if Carmelo Anthony is part of these talks. Its no secret the Knicks want to be rid of Anthony.

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