Teams picking ahead of the New York Knicks in the first round of the 2018 NBA draft have reportedly called the Knicks to gauge their interest in trading up to select Missouri forward Michael Porter Jr. According to ESPN.com's Ian Begley, opposing teams are said to be aware of the Knicks' affinity for Porter. Knicks representatives will head to Chicago to watch Porter work out Friday, and they attended his pro day last week. New York currently owns the No. 9 overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get the app and get the game.