Patrick Ewing

Report: Ewing insulted by offer to coach Knicks D-League team

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UPDATE 10:42 am: ESPNNewYork took this one step further, saying that not only did Ewing turn down the D-League job, he was pretty ticked that’s all the franchise ever offered. One source close to Ewing said the Hall of Famer felt a bit slighted by the Knicks’ offer to coach the Erie Bayhawks because he [more]

Inside ‘Dream Team’: A Conversation with Jack McCallum

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There exist books on most every subject written from most every angle imaginable. There are do-it-yourself guides to construct your vessel to the afterlife. There is a definitive handbook on colloquial speech on the high seas. There are memoirs filled with irredeemable drivel, helpful travel guides written in anapestic tetrameter, and dizzying, sprawling novels drowned [more]

Blazers GM promises “exhaustive” search for new head coach

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When he first took the job, new Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey called interim Portland coach Kaleb Canales the “in-house favorite” for the job. That was just Olshey being polite. The reality is the search is wide open and Canales should be polishing his resume. Here is what Olshey told the Columbian. Olshey didn’t [more]

Patrick Ewing gets turn in Bobcats interview chair Thursday

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Mr. Ewing, Mr. Cho will see you now. We knew that Patrick Ewing, and Orlando Magic assistant coach, was among the number of good young coaches going to interview for the vacant Charlotte Bobcats coaching gig. Turns out, Ewing is up on Thursday, according to the AP. So far the Bobcats also have interviewed Mike [more]

LeBron thinks London Olympic team compares to Dream Team, too

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Team USA is not backing away from filling the big shoes. Last week USA Basketball president Jerry Colangelo said he thought the upcoming USA Olympic team was a “fair comparison” with the 1992 Dream team that featured Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing and others. LeBron James thinks Colangelo is right, [more]