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Knicks great Patrick Ewing said Wednesday he had paid his dues as an assistant and was ready to step up to a head coaching role -- and would certainly be interested in a return home to New York.
Ewing, currently an Orlando Magic assistant, said interim coach Mike Woodson was doing an "outstanding" job since taking over from Mike D'Antonti at the Knicks.
But if team management decided against retaining Woodson in the summer, Ewing said he would be putting his hand up.
"I'd be interested in any job, but this is home, naturally," Ewing told ESPN at Madison Square Garden, where the Knicks routed the Magic 108-86.
"I still have my place here [in New Jersey], and I'd love to interview for any job, here or anywhere.
"I played here. I know the ins and outs of New York, the media, the fans."
Ewing, 49, said he'd "put in the work" as an assistant and was eager to progress his career.
"I think I've paid my dues,"...
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Patrick Ewing has expressed interest in becoming the next head coach of the New York Knicks.
The former Knicks great and current Orlando Magic assistant told ESPN New York that he'd be willing to come back to the Big Apple should management opt against retaining interim coach Mike Woodson.
"I'd be interested in any job, but this is home, naturally," the 49-year...
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Ryan Anderson still gets overlooked in opponent gameplans. No matter how many 20-plus point, 3-point barrages he puts up, teams invariably leave him open and Anderson invariably finds a way to get himself involved on the offensive end.
He may very well win the NBA's Most Improved Player Award. As a young player given the chance to shine, he fits the archetype of players who...
The events that have taken place with Dwight Howard this season have been some of the most bizarre in recent NBA history. One minute, Howard was as good as gone. Whether it was via a trade or leaving in free agency, Magic fans knew they were enjoying their last days with Superman. Then in a moment’s notice, Howard was signing an agreement that stated he would not opt out of his...
Now that the Dwight Howard drama has ended for the time being, one might think the Magic would be able to focus for the remainder of the season. With a record of 32-19, Orlando is in good shape to grab a high seed in the Eastern Conference heading into the playoffs. That is, if they can avoid the temptation of partying.
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NEW YORK Never one to mince words, Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was both livid and candid after his teams 108-86 loss to the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. And rather than attribute the blowout to one thing, he chose to blame it on everything.
We were awful, a brusque Van Gundy said. You could go to everything, we were terrible. We turned it over too much, we didnt...
For those who know me, know I am a huge Star Wars fan. It doesn't take much to get me started on the saga and that's why I totally was into the casting job Orlando Magic's Ryan Anderson did to his teammates recently.
It all started when Glen Davis said the Magic need "Jedi force" for the rest of the season and Anderson just ran with it.
"Stan (Van Gundy...
During last night's Knicks/Magic game in the city that never sleeps, Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson threw a terrible pass in the third quarter that ended in a Magic turnover.The ball ended up in the hands of ESPN commentator Jeff Van Gundy who was able to make the play:
The Orlando Magic knew what they were getting in Glen “Big Baby” Davis when they acquired him in a trade with Boston for Brandon Bass, but they probably didn’t anticipate the season-long antics along with him.
The shenanigans continued earlier this week and made its way all the way up to the league office this time.
On Wednesday, the NBA fined Davis $35,000...
Jeff Van Gundy believes Dwight Howard's decision to opt-in and remain with the Magic was more about having power than loyalty.
Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 7:30 p.m. to watch the Orlando Magic take on the Dallas Mavericks. NBA Magic territory.
The Orlando Magic have lacked consistency over the last two weeks, experiencing blowout losses that are becoming all too familiar.
The Dallas Mavericks know the feeling.
Orlando seeks to avoid a sixth straight home loss to Dallas on Friday night in a matchup...
Some of you may or may not be aware, but this is not the University of Louisville basketball program’s first trip to New Orleans for the NCAA Final Four. In fact, they were there exactly 30 years ago in 1982. Louisville faced Georgetown in a defensive battle in the Final Four while North Carolina faced off against Houston. Georgetown and North Carolina prevailed...