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Patrick Ewing
Patrick Ewing
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Born: 08/05/62
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:255 lbs. / 115.7 kg.
Knicks great and now Georgetown University Hoyas coach Patrick Ewing, still trying to unload his Cresskill mansion after nearly two years on the market, has slashed the price by another $500,000 to $5.5 million, according to its Trulia.com listing. A former Hoya himself and a longtime Bergen County resident, Ewing first listed the 7-bedroom, 10-bath home in October 2015 for $7 million, higher than the $6.4 million he paid via a trust in 2007. This is third time he’s dropped the price since then.
Storyline: Real Estate
Although Ewing’s supporters are thrilled to see him get his chance, there is something bittersweet about the way it all happened. Those who worked with Ewing, such as Jeff Van Gundy, say he deserved this shot long ago and that he deserved it in the NBA. The fact that he didn’t get it might boil down to prejudice and misunderstanding, boil down to the fact that Ewing is both African-American and 7 feet tall. “I don’t think it’s unfair to say (racism played a part),” Van Gundy said in a phone interview Wednesday. “Certainly, I think there’s some size bias involved. I think back when he played some of the things that were allowed, the signs, what was said. Even when I coached in the NBA, there were some columns written that were racially tinged in all areas. I mean, I think it’s a combination of things.”