Hall of Famer and New York Knicks All-Star Patrick Ewing joins Knuckleheads podcast with ex-NBAers Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles to talk openly about his career. You’ll hear about his childhood in Jamaica and his experience emigrating to Cambridge, Massachusetts.
How he grew up modeling his game after Boston Celtic great Bill Russell. Why he almost became a UCLA Bruin. Georgetown Hoyas history and returning to his alma mater to coach. The inside story of being drafted by the Knicks. (Spoiler alert: No frozen ballots) Coach Pat Riley.
His battles with Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. (28:30) And why the Knicks legend thinks the Dream Team was like the Navy SEALs of the NBA. It’s Basketball History 101 from one of the 50 greatest players ever to hoop: