Asked if he believed he would be a Knick next season, Ewing said, "I really don't know.
His statements at this horrid moment in the Knick season should be made not just on the floor, but off it as well.
Johnson may be slower to offer praise to a Knick next season.
Despite coming off the bench - "That's where I feel most comfortable," he said - Mason played the second-most minutes of any Knick last season.
How quickly this Knick season expired, the first week of May.
Now that this Knick season has ended, the team's front office will immediately begin focusing on the next one.
Tucker, who has played for two other coaches during his eight Knick seasons, agrees.
One shot from Miller, and another Knick season is in peril.
He scored 39 points in Game 5 and nearly took the Knick season with him.
In the dying days of this fractured Knick season, it's one of those unspoken, internal battles being waged nightly.