Report: Ewing a candidate for Pistons job

Former Knicks star Patrick Ewing is a candidate to become the next head coach of the Detroit Pistons, according to reports by NBA.com and the Detroit Free Press.

Ewing, 48, is currently an assistant coach with the Orlando Magic. He previously served as an assistant coach with the Houston Rockets.

It is not clear at this time whether Ewing has already interviewed with the Pistons. Other candidates who have already interviewed include former New Jersey Nets coach Lawrence Frank.