Found September 26, 2013 on Turn On The Knicks:
Starting last season, the inside collar of all New York Knicks jerseys read “Once A Knick, Always A Knick.” Judging by the way they move players around, this statement couldn’t be any further from the truth. Unfortunately, it sometimes means that legendary Knicks are forced to suit up as an opponent in Madison Square Garden. This was perfectly exemplified when a certain number 33 showed up donning a green Sonics uniform. It would be an understatement to say that Patrick Ewing left everything on the floor as a member of the New York Knicks. He fought through injury after injury, taking the Knicks from playoff series to playoff series, but in due time, all good things must come to an end. By 2000, New York was ready to hand the reigns to Latrell Sprewell and company, refusing to give their franchise center a multi-year extension. Frustrated the city suggesting that the Knicks were better off without him, Ewing angrily demanded a trade and was granted his wish. Just a month before his...
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