The Knicks have hired former college basketball coach Craig Robinson — the brother of Michelle Obama

The New York Knicks on Monday hired former Oregon State basketball head coach Craig Robinson to the front office, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical.

Robinson is the brother of former First Lady Michelle Obama and, of course, the brother-in-law of former President Barack Obama.

Robinson is expected to work in player development. He previously worked in player development with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2015, coached at Oregon State and Brown University and played on the Princeton basketball team along with Knicks' president of basketball operations Steve Mills.

According to the New York Daily News, Robinson played a role in Obama's 2008 presidential campaign.

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama's brother Craig Robinson coaches the Orgeon State Beavers in their NCAA basketball game against the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland, November 17, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama reacts to students at their NCAA men's basketball game between Oregon State and the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland November 17, 2013. Obama's brother Craig Robinson is the head coach of the Orgeon State Beavers. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
U.S. President Barack Obama (R), his daughter Malia (C) and other members of their family enjoy the NCAA men's basketball game between Oregon State and the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland, November 17, 2013. First lady Michelle Obama's brother Craig Robinson is the head coach of the Orgeon State Beavers. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
Craig Robinson (L), U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's brother, coaches the Orgeon State Beavers during their NCAA basketball game against the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland November 17, 2013. The Obama family attended. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 17: First lady Michelle Obama talks to brother and head coach of Oregon State Craig Robinson during a men's NCCA basketball game between University of Maryland and Oregon State University, November 17, 2013 at Comcast Center in College Park, Maryland. Michelle Obama's brother Craig Robinson is the head coach for the Oregon State team. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
February 2, 2014 - Oregon State University Beavers head coach Craig Robinson during an NCAA basketball game between the Oregon State University Beavers and UCLA Bruins at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon. (Photo by Brian Murphy/Icon SMI/Corbis via Getty Images)
President Barack Obama enjoys a snack with First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia Obama and Sasha Obama supporting First Lady Michelle Obama's brother, Oregon State University Head Basketball Coach Craig Robinson at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Stan Sheriff Center. December 22, 2013. (Photo by Corey Lum/WHITE HOUSE POOL (ISP POOL IMAGES)/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Head coach Craig Robinson of the Oregon State Beavers reacts to play from his team during the first half against the UCLA Bruins at Pauley Pavilion on March 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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Robinson also once gave a scouting report on brother-in-law's basketball game to Esquire Magazine.

"When I played basketball with Barack, he was quietly confident, which means he had good self-esteem without being cocky. He was certainly a team player — he wasn't a pig, he passed when he was supposed to pass, and he cut when he was supposed to cut. To me, that speaks to a lack of selfishness. He had natural leadership ability, because he didn't just pass me the ball because he was dating my sister."

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