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Reactions from the Knicks selecting Kevin Knox

This kid’s got class.

2018 NBA Draft Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

The New York Knicks have made their pick at No. 9 overall, and it is Kentucky forward Kevin Knox.

Here is our newest, youngest son making a statement on the team’s official Instagram page.

Ready to get to work #NewYorkForever (@sapsports)

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And here he is talking to Taylor Rooks.

A big theme in these interviews has been Knox’s reaction to the Knicks fans booing him. I think he handled it perfectly, bringing up the infamous draft night heckling of Kristaps Porzingis. The kid has poise. He’ll need it.

Here are Steve Mills and Scott Perry talking about Knox.

Mills echoed what seemed to be the growing sentiment the media had been picking up the past week: Knox’s workout really helped put him over the top.

So what else are his new teammates saying about Knox? Frank Ntilikina took to Instagram to applaud the move.

Frank is already using “my guy” — the kid was made for New York.

Veteran Enes Kanter isn’t letting Frank forget that he’s still a youngster.

Finally, we end with what was undoubtedly the quote of the night.

Godspeed to you, Kevin Knox.