“Michael Jordan, you can shut the f*** up”: When Patrick Ewing taught MJ a lesson as a high school senior on a recruitment visit to UNC

Michael Jordan trash talked a lot of NBA legends over his career. But before he ever became a pro, Patrick Ewing once made him pay for it. We’ve already told readers how Michael wanted to attend UCLA, but eventually committed…

“Stephen Curry changed the game, just like Michael Jordan”: Knicks legend Patrick Ewing compares Steph on the Warriors to the GOAT

Patrick Ewing says that Stephen Curry changed the game, just as Michael Jordan did when he was hitting the floor every single night.  If you told somebody 6 years ago that the scrawny 6’3 kid from Davidson would be mentioned in…

“Michael Jordan still ribs Patrick Ewing for being ringless”: Knicks legend describes how MJ still mocks him for being winless against the Bulls in the playoffs

Patrick Ewing narrates how Michael Jordan has ribbed him for his playoff losses to the Bulls over the years despite retiring from the game. Beating Michael Jordan was one of the biggest obstacles on anyone’s championship path. Even as a…

“Larry Bird is really great”: When Patrick Ewing told his doubting friends his first-hand experience of playing against the Celtics legend in his rookie season

Larry Bird is arguably a top 5 player in NBA history, but he still had his doubters in his heyday. Patrick Ewing narrates a hilarious story on that theme. Bird is the last player to have won 3 straight MVP…

“Michael Jordan injured Patrick Ewing while wrestling”: When 1984 Team USA Olympics teammates ended up having fights as roommates

The bond between Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing is among the most iconic in basketball. The two were great friends off the court despite their rivalry on it. The rivalry between the two all-time legends began in their college career.…