View Full Version : Ewing baffled by non-call

05-10-2009, 08:45 PM
Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing is considered one of the greatest centers of all time and played on the esteemed "Dream Team" in the 1992 Olympics. He is now an assistant coach with the Magic, studying under head coach Stan Van Gundy and tutoring All-Star Dwight Howard. He has played for coaches such as Hubie Brown, Rick Pitino, Pat Riley, Don Nelson, Jeff Van Gundy, Nate McMillan, and Doc Rivers. In his six years as an assistant, he has paid his dues in Orlando, Houston, and Washington.

Not a bad résumé, right? But Ewing, 47, hasn't received even one inquiry about being an NBA head coach.

"This is my sixth year coaching and no one has called," Ewing said. "I really don't know why. I've put in my work. That's all I can do to make sure I'm ready."