NBA: Patrick Ewing Wants to be Considered for Knicks Head Coach Job

Phil Jackson is reportedly strongly pushing for the New York Knicks to retain Kurt Rambis as head coach of the team.  There’s a former Knick however who wants the job, Patrick Ewing.

NBA: Patrick Ewing Said He Was Forced To Play Michael Jordan One On One The Day He Met Him

Michael Jordan has always been known as the ultimate competitor and according to Knicks legend Patrick Ewing, that competitive spirit can get going even if he just met you. Ewing explains the very first time he ever met MJ was the the University of North Carolina while Ewing was still deciding where to attend school. It went from recruiting trip to a game of one on one with two future legends real quick.

NBA: Lebron James Passes Knicks Great Patrick Ewing To Move To #20 On All Time Scoring List

Coming into Thursday’s game against his old Heat team, Lebron just need two points to pass Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing on the all time scoring list. He went ahead and did that early in the first quarter, but you have to really look at the numbers to see just how prolific Lebron really is.

(Photos) NBA: Patrick Ewing, Spike Lee, Kobe, Reggie Miller & More Pay Respect To Anthony Mason

Based on how Anthony Mason carried himself and the way he played the game of basketball, you knew alot of people involved with the league are going to want to show respect to Mason and his family on this tough day. Everyone from Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant, to former teammates like Patrick Ewing & Charles Oakley and even former rival Reggie Miller spoke on the life and legacy of the one we knew as Mase! Check out the gallery to see their heartfelt comments and keep reading for more.

(Photos) NBA: Eating Goood… Fans Go IN On Patrick Ewing’s Weight Gain!

When athletes retire from the game they tend to get a bit on the chunky side since they’re no longer training, playing games, and don’t have strict diets.  Former Knicks legend Patrick Ewing is one those who fell victim to life off the court.

(Photo) NBA: Do You Remember?? NBA Posts Crazy Picture For Throwback Thursday

Don’t you hate when you see star players either hang on to their careers too long or get traded to a team they never should of played for? As a sports fan it can make you sick to see some of your once favorite players being exiled to cities nobody cares about or just looking like they should of retired years ago. The NBA twitter account yesterday posted a dope picture to remind you how many actual stars like Patrick Ewing, Hakeem Olajuwon, Dominique Wilkins & more wound up playing for teams at the end of their careers that you may of completely forgotten about. Ewing still hurts my heart to see him in any other jersey besides the Knicks. Hit the jump.

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