“Dream Team made it tougher for current USA Team”: Patrick Ewing explains how rest of the world caught up with Kevin Durant-led squad in the years since Jordan, Bird and Magic led the greatest team ever

Patrick Ewing believes that the cultural revolution brought about in basketball by the Dream Team led to other nations catching up with USA. Team USA suffered a shock defeat against France at the Tokyo Olympics yesterday. The team held a…

“Patrick Ewing punched Bill Laimbeer when in high school”: How rivalry between Knicks legend and former Pistons star began ahead of the Moscow Olympics 1980

Bill Laimbeer was the most infamous enforcer from the most physical era we’ve ever seen. But Patrick Ewing had his number from early on. Ewing came through from the basketball scene in the city of Boston. When he was making…

“I was terrified to play Michael Jordan”: Lakers icon Shaquille O’Neal reveals 4 players he was petrified to play against

Lakers icon Shaquille O’Neal names the four all-time greats who he was absolutely terrified playing against, including Michael Jordan. Shaquille O’Neal is considered to be one of the greatest players in NBA history. Being one of the most dominant athletes…

“Patrick Ewing! That’s my idol”: Shaquille O’Neal surprised by the Knicks legend with an appearance on his Big Shaq podcast

Shaquille O’Neal was greeted by Patrick Ewing recently when the Knicks legend appeared on ‘The Big Podcast with Shaq’. Shaq and Patrick Ewing competed with each other for 11 years in the NBA. There were many battles between the two…

“Michael Jordan encouraged Patrick Ewing to become a coach”: When MJ started the Knicks legend off on his coaching career

Knicks legend Patrick Ewing is eternally grateful to his close friend Michael Jordan for getting him off started with his coaching career.  The Georgetown Hoyas are on a roll right now. They emerged victorious from the Big East Tournament after…

“Everybody in this building should know who Patrick Ewing is”: Knicks legend was incandescent after being subjected to numerous security checks at Madison Square Garden

Patrick Ewing says he was stopped numerous times by MSG security in the recent past. His comments came after his Georgetown team beat Vilanova. Patrick Ewing is easily the most recognizable player in the history of the New York Knicks.…

“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…