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Patrick Ewing, David Falk Donate $3.3M To Georgetown For Athletic Center

Patrick Ewing and sports agent David Falk have donated $3.3 million toward the construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center. "Coach Thompson was my coach, mentor and friend," Ewing said. "He guided me through a very formative period in my life and helped me prepare for success on and off the court. Giving back to the University in his honor...
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Ewing, Falk donate $3.3M to Georgetown center

WASHINGTON (AP) Hall of Fame center Patrick Ewing and sports agent David Falk are donating $3.3 million to Georgetown's new athletics center. The school said Monday the amount of the gift reflects the uniform No. 33 that Ewing wore at Georgetown and in the NBA. Ewing played on the Georgetown's only NCAA championship team in 1984. The center will be named for his coach at...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ewing, Falks donate $3.3 million to honor John Thompson with practice facility

When you’ve made roughly $120 million playing basketball, the decision to give something back probably isn’t as difficult is putting a number on it. But for Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing that was easy, too. Ewing, his long-time agent David Falk and Falk’s wife, Rhonda, on Monday made a $3.3 million commitment to the construction of Georgetown University’s John R. Thompson Jr...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

In Honor of Patrick Ewing’s Birthday, Here Are His Top 10 NBA Plays

Patrick Ewing is turning the ripe age of 52 years young today (August 5th), and in his honor here are his top ten NBA plays (as deemed by the NBA’s social media folks). The only thing better than this video is his middle name, Aloysius. Salute to the big fella who was one of the games best. Happy birthday to #Knicks legend Patrick Ewing! pic.twitter.com/GQ8R281DY2 — NBA New...
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NBAer uses 'Patrick Ewing' alias, gets arrested

Former Chicago Bulls player and assistant coach Rick Brunson had a clever trick up his sleeve in order to get an appointment with a masseuse he’d been banned from seeing. Records show that the 42-year-old Brunson had booked 19 appointments – seven of which were with the accusing party — at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills (Ill.) from December 2011 through August 2013. After...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrong Move: New York Knicks turn their backs on Ewing again

The New York Knicks have disrespected a living legend. Patrick Ewing is one of the greatest players to ever play in the NBA. The last time the Knicks were relevant, Ewing was at the forefront. Over the past 10 years Ewing has been furthering his basketball knowledge as an assistant coach in the NBA and has paid his dues. The New York Knicks just showed their appreciation by hiring...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing: I would 'love' to coach the Knicks

Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing would love for New York Knicks president Phil Jackson to call him about their head coaching vacancy. Ewing earned 11 All-Star nods in his 15 seasons as the face of the Knicks franchise, a stint that came to an end in 2000.  Ewing, who is currently the associate head coach for the Charlotte Hornets, had this to say on CBS Sports Radio Sunday (via NY Daily...
Via Sportsnaut
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing: Being tall hurting his head coaching opportunities

Patrick Ewing has been a NBA assistant coach for decade. But despite paying his dues, the Hall of Famer’s name has yet to be mentioned when filling head coaching vacancies. Ewing attributes the lack of opportunity to the fact that he is a big man in a league that now favors guards. “There probably is a big man perception,” Ewing told Yahoo Sports. “They think that all guards...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing: Ku Klux Klan rally stopped me from picking UNC

Patrick Ewing is arguably the greatest player in Georgetown basketball history, but what many people may not know is that he was close to becoming a North Carolina Tar Heel. Had it not been for the Ku Klux Klan or some loud creatures of the night, he might have been college teammates with Michael Jordan. [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 13, 2013  |  26 Comments

Ewing 'insulted' by Knicks' offer?

The Knicks recently extended an offer to Patrick Ewing to become the coach of their D-League team, but Ewing declined. The Hall of Famer has served as an NBA assistant coach over the last eight seasons for four different teams, and a source close to him says he did not appreciate the offer. “Patrick has paid his dues,” the source said according to ESPNNewYork.com. “He was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 12, 2012  |  2 Comments
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