Mudiay talks Knicks meeting; NYK to watch Porzingis

Phil Jackson taught Emmanuel Mudiay a little bit about the triangle offense during Mudiay's visit with the New York Knicks earlier this week.

Mudiay talked about his visit with the Knicks during his workout for the media in California on Thursday, according to the New York Post.

Mudiay worked out for members of the organization on Tuesday. He had dinner with Jackson, coach Derek Fisher and others prior to the workout.

Mudiay told the newspaper that he was impressed with Fisher.

“He’s a real good person,” Mudiay said. “With him just coming out of the NBA, I feel like he could teach me a lot, whether I go to that team or not. Just him as a person, he just likes to help other people.”

The Knicks scouted Mudiay extensively during his season in China and it's clear that he is one of several players they'd consider drafting with the No. 4 pick in the draft.

Mudiay said at Thursday's workout that he'd have no problem fitting into the triangle offense, which was a topic of conversation during his dinner with Jackson and other members of the organization.

“I feel like I can adjust to any system, to any style of play,” he said, according to the New York Post. “I can play a half-court system, too. … [The triangle] is challenging, but I think the more you get into it, the more you learn it, the more you understand it.”

Mudiay added: “It puts you in spots to be successful."

Mudiay has also worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers. He will work out for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Minnesota Timberwolves prior to the draft.

Knicks will see Porzingis on Friday: The Knicks will be among many NBA teams in Las Vegas on Friday to watch Kristaps Porzingis work out, a league source told ESPN.com's Ian Begley.

The ASM Sports group -- one of the biggest sports agencies in the NBA, headed by agent Andy Miller -- will host a workout for Porzingis and several other prospects, including Texas' Myles Turner and LSU's Jarell Martin.

Most NBA teams will attend the workout.

For a look at how Porzingis can fit with the Knicks, click here.

Monroe leaving Detroit? If you're a Knicks fan, there was a transaction made on Thursday that may affect your team's future.

Ersan Ilyasova was traded from Milwaukee to Detroit for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams. Ilyasova gives Detroit insurance at power forward in case Greg Monroe leaves in free agency. Monroe has been linked to the Knicks as one of their top free-agent targets. That Detroit traded for Ilyasova leads you to believe they aren't very confident about retaining Monroe.