But picking Williams over Ewing Jr. is a peculiar move by the Knicks considering the recent history between the club and Ewing Sr. For whatever reason, the Knicks refuse to offer Ewing a coaching position despite having several opportunities to do so. Additionally, it’s not like Ewing is sitting on his couch waiting for the Knicks to call. He currently works for the Magic after holding a position with the Rockets and Wizards. “I’ve never seen an organization go out of there way to antagonize the best player in their history,” said one of Ewing’s former teammates. “Refuse to hire the player and cut the son twice.”
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The roster at 15 players — Patrick Ewing Jr. signed a partially guaranteed deal, but from what I understand, he is expected to make the team — the Knicks might invite one or two more players just to have extra bodies at camp. But there will only be a five-day camp this year because of the trip to Europe and Mike D’Antoni will want to get down to numbers fairly quickly.