Patrick Ewing Expresses Interest In Becoming Head Coach For The New York Knicks
The New York Knicks have changed hands for some time now concerning the head coach position. Currently, former Los Angeles Laker Derek Fisher took on the role two years ago, but according to the die hard orange and blue fans and probably the team, he’s been doing a lackluster job.
Now, it looks like Knicks royalty, Patrick Ewing, has publicly shared interest in taking on the demanding job. In a brief chat with the New York Daily News, the legendary athlete said he wouldn’t mind commanding the Big Apple team if given the chance.
“You know, this is a great fit for me. I have my number up there (in the Madison Square Garden rafters). I still live in the area. If I get an opportunity for an interview, I’d be happy,” he said.
The Knicks currently hold a 32-48 record, recently coming off a win against the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday (Apr. 8), 109-102.
Ewing, who played 15 seasons with the Knicks, has never won a championship in his professional career. Do you think he’d be able to eventually lead the sinking team to victory if given the chance?