Nearly each Knicks fan, regardless of their age, ought to know who Patrick Ewing is, since he is arguably the perfect participant to ever don the blue and orange.
However it looks like not everybody in New York acknowledges him as of late, and he isn’t completely satisfied about it.
Ewing, who’s at present the pinnacle coach of the Georgetown males’s basketball group, stated throughout a information convention Thursday that he desires to get in contact with Knicks proprietor James Dolan as a result of he retains getting stopped by safety at Madison Sq. Backyard, and getting his passes double checked.
“I believed this was my home! They need to know who the hell I’m!” Ewing stated in regards to the Backyard.
The 7-foot massive man out of Georgetown spent 15 of his 17 years within the NBA taking part in for the Knicks after being chosen by them with the No. 1 total decide within the 1985.
In his 15 seasons in New York, Ewing was an 11-time All-Star and averaged 22.8 factors, 10.4 rebounds and a pair of.7 blocks per sport. His jersey No. 33 is certainly one of simply 9 to be retired by the group and might be seen hanging up within the rafters of the Backyard.
The Knicks group and Dolan have been in sizzling water with former gamers earlier than, like when Charles Oakley was dragged out of — and later briefly banned from — MSG for allegedly yelling at Dolan throughout a sport.
Issues have clearly not escalated to that, however it’ll be fascinating to see what avenue Dolan takes in responding to Ewing’s frustration.