Patrick Ewing
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NBA legend Patrick Ewing has recently tested positive for COVID-19. He was under care at a hospital. His son Patrick Ewing Jr. took to Twitter to announce an update of his father’s health situation. The Knicks legend returned home and is getting better.

“I want to thank all of the doctors and hospital staff for taking care of my father during his stay, as well as everyone who has reached out with thoughts and prayers to us and since his diagnosis. My father is now home and getting better. We’ll continue to watch his symptoms and follow the CDC guidelines. I hope everyone continues to stay safe and protect yourselves and your loved ones.”

Patrick Ewing Jr.

Ewing served as a head coach for Georgetown since 2017. He started his coaching career in 2002 as an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards. After working as an assistant coach for 15 years in the NBA, Ewing took the head coach position at Georgetown.