NBA trade grades: Who won the Charlotte Hornets-New York Knicks draft night deal?

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Armed with two first-round picks entering Thursday night's NBA draft, the New York Knicks moved one of them to the Charlotte Hornets for a future first-rounder.

What motivated the Hornets to make a rare trade involving their own draft pick? And how did the Knicks do in terms of value?

The deal

Hornets get: 2021 first-round pick (No. 19: Kai Jones)

Knicks get: Future first-round pick