NBA: Duke's Barrett to visit Knicks -- report

Field Level Media/Reuters

Posted at Jun 04 2019 03:05 PM

RJ Barrett #5 of the Duke Blue Devils grabs the rebound against the North Dakota State Bison in the first half during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Colonial Life Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images/AFP

Duke All-American forward R.J. Barrett will reportedly visit the New York Knicks next week.

Barrett will undergo a medical evaluation and do some light court work for the Knicks, who hold the No. 3 pick in this month's draft, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday.

The 6-foot-7 freshman averaged 22.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game for the Blue Devils in 2018-19.

Duke teammate Zion Williamson is the presumptive No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans, while Murray State point guard Ja Morant is widely expected to go No. 2 to the Memphis Grizzlies.

The 2019 NBA Draft will be held June 20 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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