HoopsHype Patrick Ewing Jr rumors


July 9, 2013 Updates

Some West Virginia basketball fans learned as much when they constantly badgered Ewing, Jr., while he played for Georgetown. “The whole pregame they were heckling me and heckling me. I blocked a shot to win that game,’’ said the 6-8 Ewing, on the Charlotte Bobcats’ summer-league roster. “My favorite part of the game was me waving at the guys who heckled at me, ‘Goodbye!’’ as I’m running off the court.’’ It was hard growing up with that name, particularly when he made basketball his sport, too. But he’s better for the experience. “I had to live up to an expectation, something unrealistic, but something for me to stride for,’’ said Patrick, Jr., who played for Indiana before transferring to his father’s alma mater. “It wasn’t easy, but it made me push myself harder than I would have.’’ Raleigh News & Observer

This isn’t the first time they’ve been in this situation: Ewing, Jr., played for the Orlando Magic summer team in 2010 when his father coached there, too. “I curse him when he needs it and pat him on the back when he needs it, same as any player,’’ said Patrick, Sr. “But the emotion is always going to be there. You want the best for him.’’ Patrick, Jr., was a second-round pick of the Sacramento Kings in the 2008 draft. He’s bounced around the Development League and European basketball, looking to get back to the NBA. His longest NBA experience was in the winter and spring of the 2010-11 season, filling in for the injured David West as a New Orleans Hornet. Raleigh News & Observer

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Patrick Ewing’s son took to Twitter to express anger Jason Kidd got a head-coaching job so quickly, while his father was just named this week to another assistant’s gig — in Charlotte. Kidd was named Nets head coach Wednesday night. Ewing has been an assistant for nine seasons since retiring and was named “associate coach’’ to Steve Clifford on Tuesday. Ewing was not interviewed for the Nets position. “For real though I’m mad J Kidd got a head coaching job [days] after retiring n my pops been coaching 10 years n barely gets a look,’’ Patrick Ewing Jr. tweeted. New York Post

December 24, 2012 Updates

Telekom Baskets Bonn is signing Marqus Blakely, a source told Sportando. The forward will replace Patrick Ewing jr in the German team. Blakely spent last season in D-League finishing the year in the Philippines with B-Meg Llamados with whom he averaged 22.4ppg, 13.4rpg and 4.2apg. Sportando

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The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have requested waivers on forward Patrick Ewing Jr. Ewing Jr. appeared in seven games for the Hornets last season, averaging 0.4 points and 0.3 rebounds in 2.7 minutes of play. The 6-8, 235-pound Georgetown University product was originally signed as a free agent by the team on March 26, 2011. Sportando

April 5, 2011 Updates

The New Orleans Hornets have signed forward Patrick Ewing Jr. for the remainder of the 2010-11 season. They did not disclose the contract information. Ewing, from Georgetown, signed his first 10-day contract with the Hornets on March 26 and appeared in three games. New Orleans Times-Picayune

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Forward Patrick Ewing Jr. has demonstrated his competitive nature as the teams leading scorer (63) and rebounder (27). Ewing says he “always played with a lot of intensity,” and his emotion has shown over the course of three games, as he nearly never sits down while he’s on the bench and it seems he has something to say after nearly every play. “My teammates sometimes will make fun of me because I listen to R and B and gospel before games to calm myself down,” Ewing said. “They’re like, ‘why don’t you listen to some hip-hop or something,’ but I’d have five fouls in like two minutes if I did.” Examiner

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Patrick Ewing would only say "I'm disappointed" over the Knicks' decision to release his son on Sunday. Reached by telephone, Ewing declined to answer questions regarding his relationship with his former club, which people close to the Hall of Fame center claim ranges from lukewarm to estranged. The Knicks cut Patrick Ewing Jr. for the second time in three years. He failed to beat out Shawne Williams, a former first-round pick of Walsh with the Indiana Pacers, for the 15th and final roster spot. New York Daily News

October 25, 2010 Updates

For the second time in three years, Patrick Ewing Jr.'s dreams of following in his father's footsteps were dashed as the final cut. The Knicks placed the Hall of Fame legacy on waivers today, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The Knicks are expected to officially announce it this evening. Newsday

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