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Patrick Ewing was never one to be laid back or patient as a player for the New York Knicks, but his search for a head coaching job has forced him to be just that. At this point, Knicks fans have to be just as disappointed as he is.
While guys like Mark Jackson and Jason Kidd continue to snatch up jobs without any prior experience, Ewing has been forced to fend for his own. The common perception is that a point guard makes for the best leader, but in reality, a team takes on the personality of its coach regardless of whether or not they have any competitive basketball playing experience at all.
On the court, Ewing’s demeanor was as intense as it gets. He may not have had the high offensive IQ that the aforementioned point guard coaches did, but at the same time, there’s no way those guys could quarterback a defense the way that Ewing was able to. There are always assistant coaches around to draw up a tricky inbounds play or two throughout the game, but not many people can run a defe...
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Tyson Chandler for Derrick Williams, Luke Ridnour and the 26th pick:
At first glance this trade seems uneven on the negative end for the Minnesota Timberwolves. They are giving up two rotational players and a first rounder, but if you take a closer glance you can see that this makes sense on both ends for both organizations.
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Jerome Jordan will play on New York's summer league team, but he wants a permanent role on the Knicks next season.
"I'm ready to play," Jordan said. "It was a tough year with the team [in 2011-12]. There was a lot of pressure. I'm just trying to be physically and mentally ready to play on both ends of the floor.
"Defensively, block shots and rebound...
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At Murray State, Isaiah Canaan was a tremendous scorer at the guard position. He averaged 22.4 points per game, while doing it efficiently at 43% shooting. While Canaan is projected to go in the late part of the first round, the Knicks may want to look at him with the 24th overall pick. Here is why.
Depth- With Jason Kidd retiring and taking over the Head Coaching job of the Brooklyn...
Tyson Chandler was not surprised that Jason Kidd retired recently to eventually become head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, but he does think the former New York Knicks guard could have played more seasons in the NBA.
"I tried to [convince him]," Chandler said. "I did. I thought he had a couple of more years in him. I gave my input. I tried to tell him he could still...
Patrick Ewing could only watch as Jason Kidd gained a head coaching position only nine days removed from retiring from the NBA while Ewing, another former NBA great— after a decade of bouncing around the league in various coaching and broadcast positions after calling it a career— was the bridesmaid once again.
Ewing was named this week as an associate coach with the Charlotte...
Jay-Z celebrated the 10 year anniversary of his 40/40 Club opening in New York City.
Among the guests were Victor Cruz, Amare Stoudemire and Geno Smith, you can check out all the photos above.