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Ewing won't be next coach of Bobcats

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Hall-of-Famer Patrick Ewing won't be the next coach in Charlotte.

Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins told ESPN.com that said owner Michael Jordan told Ewing that he was out of the running to replace Paul Silas.

"Patrick has a lot of great qualities as a coach and he will one day be a head coach," Higgins told ESPN.com.

Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw will interview Friday, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard. Los Angeles Lakers assistant Quin Snyder will discuss the position June 4. Sources told the web site that the team contacted former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, but were told he is considering taking a year off.
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