Andrew Lang Rumors
Lang, then with Milwaukee, unintentionally pushed Patrick Ewing in a December game in 1997, breaking up a lob pass from Ward. Ewing lost his balance and fell hard on his wrist, causing it to break. He missed the rest of the season and the first round of the playoffs. Ewing’s career was never the same after the injury, and that night was one of the lowest times in Lang’s career. He quickly reached out to Ewing after the incident and apologized and prayed for him. Ewing, now the head coach at Georgetown, wasn’t made available for comment. Lang said he received death threats after injuring Ewing. It was the first and only time fans threatened his life because of basketball. When Ewing and Lang ended up on the same team, their lockers happened to be next to each other. “We’d share Bible stories,” Lang said of his relationship with Ewing. “With him as a captain, that meant a lot to me.”
According to the NBA, scheduled to receive screenings are Tony Delk, Bernard King, Johnny Davis, Andrew Lang, Lee Davis, Sedric Toney, Victor Alexander, Cal Bowdler, Litterial Green, Marvin Roberts, Daune Causwell, Duane Ferrell, Jim Washington, Rick Brown, Harold Keeling, Reginald Johnson, Dale Ellis, Tyrone Brown, Kevin Willis and Jay Bilas. The event is closed to the public. Former Hawk and Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone died suddenly in September of cardiovascular disease. His death came a month after Darryl Dawkins died of a heart attack.