“If Patrick Ewing is in, Dwight Howard should be a top-75 player of all time”: Gilbert Arenas breaks down why former Orlando Magic superstar was the NBA 75th Anniversary Top 76 list’s biggest snub

Gilbert Arenas echoes the oft-repeated sentiment on NBA Twitter that Dwight Howard and Patrick Ewing both deserved to be in the NBA 75 List. One way to gauge how new a basketball fan is would be to ask them their…

“My most memorable dunk that I very very often think about is on Patrick Ewing”: Michael Jordan reminisces about his most favorite dunk

Michael Jordan made an iconic poster dunk on Patrick Ewing back in the 1991 NBA playoffs, one that still decorates many poster walls. During the playoffs of 1991, Jordan’s Chicago Bulls faced Patrick Ewing’s New York Knicks in the first…

“Get a free Team USA Dream Team cup at McDonalds!”: When Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing starred in a hilarious advert prior to the 1992 Olympics

Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing starred in a hilariously wholesome advertisement for McDonalds prior to the 1992 Olympics.  Michael Jordan experienced his ascension from national icon to global superstar during the 1992 Olympics. This sudden rise in exponential popularity for…

“Patrick Ewing was not a god anymore!”: Shaquille O’Neal narrates his experience of playing against the Knicks center and his idol for the first time on TNT’s Big Podcast with Shaq

Shaquille O’Neal says that he was actually intimidated by Knicks legend Patrick Ewing before they played each other, but he played himself out of it. Ewing was one of the most legendary centers in NCAA tournament history during his college…

“Patrick Ewing had to pay a $1500 fine before his rookie season”: The 11x All-Star was involved in several altercations prior to playing his first official game

Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing was involved in several conflicts ever since he stepped foot on the NBA hardwood. The Knicks center was known to have a temper that players would exploit. Patrick Ewing is arguably one of the best…

“I’d be Michael Jordan in this era”: Patrick Ewing confidently claimed that he’d be the ‘GOAT’ if he would’ve played today as he says there ‘aren’t many good centers’

Patrick Ewing once said that he would be Michael Jordan if he played present day due to the fact that, according to him, there aren’t many good centers.  Michael Jordan seems to be the measuring stick for greatness nowadays as…

“Wilt Chamberlain meets a young Shaquille O’Neal and Patrick Ewing”: When the NBA legend tipped off a ceremonial game between the Knicks and the Magic

When NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain met a young Shaquille O’Neal and Patrick Ewing for a tip-off. Wilt Chamberlain is one of the greatest icons of the sport of basketball. Listed at 7″1′, the 2x NBA champion was one of the…

“Patrick Ewing, you better sit down boy”: Larry Bird did not hold back while trash talking the Knicks legend

Larry Bird’s trash talk is widely regarded to be as legendary as his ability on the court. Patrick Ewing was on the receiving end a lot of times and has copped his fair share of blows. Patrick Ewing had always…

“I take great pride in making sure my friends don’t win”: Michael Jordan revealed how he didn’t want legends like Charles Barkley and Patrick Ewing to win championships against him

Michael Jordan once said that he took great pride in not having his friends, guys like Barkley and Ewing, win titles against him and the Bulls.  An important distinction to make between Michael Jordan and LeBron James would be that…

“Patrick Ewing said a lot of things, I wanted to play them”: Michael Jordan reveals how badly the Bulls wanted to face New York Knicks in the 1997 NBA playoffs

Michael Jordan considers Patrick Ewing and his Knicks squads to be his toughest playoff opponents, admitting that he wanted to play them in 1997. Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing have a friendship that goes back before their NBA stints. The…