"...Magic assistant coach Patrick Ewing, none too pleased that his old team -- the New York Knicks -- waived his son, is trying to help find Patrick Ewing Jr. his next team.And rightfully so. I think the whole situation was mishandled. I believe Donnie Walsh felt that he could move Stephon Marbury, which he feverishly tried to during preseason, and when he was unsuccessful it forced Jr, out of the mix.
"We're looking at Europe or the D-League right now for Junior. We're trying to sort it out," the elder Ewing said before the Magic's game Friday against the Memphis Grizzlies.
A small forward, Ewing Jr. made a strong bid late in the preseason to make the club but was the last player cut. The Knicks kept former Florida Gators G Anthony Roberson instead.
"It ticked me off," Ewing Sr. said..."
But let's be honest, they gave the kid a good look, and the fans love him, so when that roster spot opens up, which could be soon with Marbury and the Knicks headed for a divorce, Ewing should come back without hesitation.
For those fans who want Ewing Jr. to come back, here's "Come Back" by Pearl Jam.
"There must be an open door, for you to come back...."