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'Ewing's job for the taking'

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07:01 AM ET 06.05 | He's made no secret of his interest in coaching for a living, and Patrick Ewing may be headed back to an NBA bench soon. The Charlotte Bobcats are bringing in [Ewing] for an interview on Wednesday for their lead assistant position, someone close to the situation informed CSNNW.com. According to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter, says "It's Ewing's job for the taking." When reached by phone, Ewing confirmed he was meeting with head coach Steve Clifford in Charlotte. "Charlotte is a great city and I'm open-minded," Ewing told CSNNW.com. "I have worked with Steve for many years in Houston and Orlando and I consider him to be a friend." ... The Sacramento Kings have also reached out to Ewing to gauge his willingness to join its staff, the big man revealed.

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June 5, 2013  08:23 AM ET

Don't do it son. You can't possibly be successful, and you'll never be seriously considered again. Your career as a coach will be over.

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June 5, 2013  08:39 AM ET
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Patrick needs to go to a team with a decent young big man...Oh, there's none of those left? Okay.

I guess that would be the Kings unless they trade Cousins...

June 5, 2013  08:42 AM ET
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Don't do it son. You can't possibly be successful, and you'll never be seriously considered again. Your career as a coach will be over.

HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA Perfect!

June 5, 2013  08:51 AM ET

Try Working Your Way Up, Bro.

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June 5, 2013  10:24 AM ET
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I would agree...BUT....its to be an assistant...and it actually it may be his only shot as when clif is fired, he may get to be interim HC for a while

+1 I think you are on to something here.. stick around as lead assistant... head coach gets fired.. then he get promoted...

June 5, 2013  11:04 AM ET
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I would agree...BUT....its to be an assistant...and it actually it may be his only shot as when clif is fired, he may get to be interim HC for a while

But not a guarantee - Herb Williams has been the interim Coach how many times now and still won't get a taste of the "real thing" amytime soon...

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June 5, 2013  01:12 PM ET
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I am in the minority- but I think herb is a jinxwe've been bad since he's been on the bench....just sayin

ouch !!!!!!!!!

June 5, 2013  02:15 PM ET
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I am in the minority- but I think herb is a jinxwe've been bad since he's been on the bench....just sayin

No,I think you are the jinx.

June 5, 2013  02:30 PM ET

Take the job. Get more experience.

 
June 5, 2013  04:20 PM ET
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Try Working Your Way Up, Bro.

He's been an assistant since he retired.

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