Checketts hired by Pistons

According to Marc Stein, former Knicks president Dave Checketts has been hired as a consultant to Tom Gores (owner of the Detroit Pistons). On a related note, the Pistons are searching for a head coach and Checketts may be reunited with Patrick Ewing.

Would Ewing be a good head coach for the Pistons? What are your memories of Checketts? Chime in.