I wouldn't say the reasons for picking him up are completely sentimentally-based because he could be a good asset for this team. Even Donnie Walsh was interested in him

<table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" width="90%"><tbody><tr> <td>Quote:</td> </tr> <tr> <td class="quote">Walsh said he'd been trying to obtain a second-rounder with an eye on taking 6-8 forward Patrick Ewing Jr. of Georgetown. Walsh said he thought Ewing Jr. could be a solid NBA player. So do the Kings, who made him the 13th selection in the second round, No. 43 overall.</td> </tr></tbody></table>

As a Knick fan, I was hoping he'd go undrafted but the Kings took him. The Knicks have tons of people they can trade and if there can be huge draft-day trades such as sending Richard Jefferson to the Bucks and the Nets receiving Yi Jianlian or the Pacers sending Jermaine O'Neal to Toronto for all that compensation, or even sending 3rd overall selection OJ Mayo to Memphis THE NIGHT HE WAS DRAFTED, I don't see it being that hard for the Knicks to get Patrick Ewing Jr. Heck, maybe the deal could include Ron Artest. Regardless, should the Knicks make the move?

Here's another reason why it'd be nice for the Knicks;
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