Patrick Ewing

Patrick Ewing

Schmeelk: 30 Years Later, It’s Time For The Curse Of Ewing To End

The Curse of Ewing? A week from today, the Knicks hope to change things, as they have the second greatest chance of landing the top pick in the NBA draft.


Patrick Ewing, center, then of the Orlando Magic, grabs a rebound against the Boston Celtics during a game at TD Waterhouse Centre in Orlando, Florida, in 2001. (Fernando Medina /NBAE/Getty Images)

10 Tri-State Area Franchise Faces Who Looked Awkward In New Places

Here are 10 franchise cornerstones who left their Tri-State Area teams for a last hurrah or two, but just didn’t look right sporting different colors.


Bruce Springsteen at NJ Hall of Fame ceremony (Credit: Bruce Padula)

James Gandolfini Among Honorees In New Jersey Hall Of Fame Class Of 2014

Six members of the cast of “The Sopranos” were on hand Thursday night as James Gandolfini was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.


Patrick Ewing  (Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 39-30

Moving on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes of all time by uniform/jersey number, here are numbers 39-30.


FILE -- Actor James Gandolfini (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

James Gandolfini, Former Gov. James Florio To Be Inducted Into NJ Hall Of Fame

A late actor best known for portraying a New Jersey mobster and a former governor remembered for raising taxes are among the newest members of New Jersey’s Hall of Fame.


Derek Fisher is introduced as coach of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Fisher May Be The Goods, But He’s Got Quite A Job Ahead Of Him

For all we know Derek Fisher is the next Red Auerbach. But no matter the GM, hard work or the hypotenuse of Phil Jackson’s famed triangle offense will make MSG a winning culture.


Patrick Ewing (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Patrick Ewing On Knicks’ Job: ‘If I Get A Call, I’m Ready’

“I’d love to go back to New York,” Ewing said Sunday on CBS Sports Radio. “I’m not sure what is going to happen in terms of who they’re going to have fill that void. But if I get a call, I’m ready.”


Patrick Ewing (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Ewing Wants His Shot And More On A Monday

The NHL and NBA finals are set, the Mets took two from the Phillies, the Yankees are struggling and Patrick Ewing wants to be the next head coach of the Knicks — quite a bit to talk about.


Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley, Anthony Mason and Greg Anthony in 1995. (Photo by Noren Trotman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Anthony Mason Says Knicks Need To Reclaim ’90s Mindset

Mason says he’s been unable to land a job with the team despite an obvious need to get back to what worked 20 years ago, when the Knicks reached the NBA Finals under former coach Pat Riley.


Jeff Van Gundy (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Knicks Aren’t Ruling Out Bringing Back Jeff Van Gundy

According to a report, the Knicks could be targeting Jeff Van Gundy as their next head coach.


The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, center, passes the ball against the Bobcats at the Time Warner Cable Arena on Nov. 8, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Spoil Ewing’s First Game As NBA Head Coach

The Knicks shot 75 percent from the field in the third quarter, including making six of seven 3-point attempts, to blow open a tight game and snap a three-game losing skid.


Patrick Ewing (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Patrick Ewing On Son’s Tweets: ‘I Don’t Need Him To Fight My Battles’

Knicks great Patrick Ewing has been waiting more than 10 years for his shot as head coach in the NBA, and his son isn’t too happy about it.


Patrick Ewing (credit: Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Patrick Ewing Jr. Upset Famous Father Still Waiting As Kidd Lands Coaching Gig

Jason Kidd retired just over a week ago and already has a head coaching job. Knicks great Patrick Ewing has been waiting over 10 years for his shot. And that’s enough to get under his son’s skin.


J.R. Smith (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: You’re Not Playing The Celtics Anymore, Knicks — This Is For Real

The ball needs to move better. The stars need to shoot better. The Knicks don’t win this series if Raymond Felton is their best player on the floor. It’s that simple. This ain’t the Celtics anymore. These are the Pacers. This is for real.


Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Anthony Comes Up Big When It Matters, Eliminated Celtics Pondering Future

The Knicks are writing a new chapter of history after winning their first playoff series since 2000.