Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas wants to reprise Muggsy Bogues role in Space Jam 2

Like many his age, Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas was a fan of the basketball flick Space Jam. Starring Michael Jordan at the height of his powers, the 1996 cartoon featured cameos from Patrick Ewing, Charles Barkley, Larry Johnson, Shawn Bradley and the diminutive Muggsy Bogues. For months now a sequel is rumored to be in the works, with Lebron James and Blake Griffin strongly linked...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top C For 2015-16 Fantasy Basketball, In Tiers

Ah, the big boys. Remember when they used to say you should build your franchise around a center? I actually have no idea if they said that, Patrick Ewing and Hakeem the Dream were peaking before my time! But it did seem to be the focus of the NBA, as then it shifted to Shaq and his Kazaam-type activity. Now the big slow C is the way of the past, with fantasy's best C a do-it...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Hoya Patrick Ewing Jr. joins Georgetown hoops staff

WASHINGTON (AP) Former Georgetown basketball player Patrick Ewing Jr. has returned as director of basketball operations. Coach John Thompson III made the announcement Tuesday. Ewing Jr. is the son of former Georgetown All-American and NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing. Thompson says he's glad to have the younger Ewing ''back home,'' and as a player he ''saw the game through the eyes...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Georgetown Player Patrick Ewing Jr. Joins Hoyas Basketball Staff

View image | With his professional playing career behind him, former Georgetown Hoya Patrick Ewing, Jr. is joining the Hoyas’ men’s basketball staff as the director of basketball operations, the school announced Tuesday. Ewing is the son of Basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing Sr. The elder Ewing is currently the associate head coach of the Charlotte Hornets...
Via KCM Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Greatest non-Finals NBA playoff upsets of all time

There are far less upsets in the NBA playoffs compared to other professional sports like football, baseball and hockey. As I mentioned Wednesday while ranking the greatest NBA trios of all time, having the best player on the floor — let alone multiple great players — is a seismic advantage when only 10 guys can play at once. However, the NBA has had no shortage of great playoff...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing praises Aaron Harrison

Earlier this week, associate head coach of the Charlotte Hornets, Patrick Ewing, made headlines when he said that if Aaron Harrison was going to make the Hornets roster, it would be as a point guard. Today, he was back in the headlines after some eye-popping quotes about Aaron following an 11 point, 6 rebounds, and […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jessie Govan reminiscent of past Hoya greats

Patrick Ewing. Dikembe Mutombo. Alonzo Mourning. Roy Hibbert.Jessie Govan?It's extremely premature to put Govan in a sentence with the rest of those names. But it's not far-fetched to say Govan can be in that class at some point. Those guys were all NBA success stories that dominated their position on both the offensive and defensive end of the court for Georgetown.What makes folks...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: Center Jessie Govan reminiscent of past Hoya greats

Patrick Ewing, Dikembe Mutombo, Roy Hibbert; all Georgetown University and NBA success stories, and all big men who dominated in their position on both the offensive and defensive end of the court with Georgetown basketball. With a history of success accompanied by the presence of strong defense and dominance in the paint, Georgetown has consistently shown how crucial the center...
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Position-less basketball and the New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony The 2015 NBA Finals validated the characterization of the NBA as a “guard-driven” league. Gone are the days of Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlin, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Patrick Ewing, and Shaquille O’Neal who, while great, were largely unable to find consistent success outside of the paint. Today’s NBA values players who can produce from almost anywhere on the...
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Knicks 2015 NBA Draft Scenarios

NEW YORK – MAY 19: NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum announces the New York Knicks selects fourth during the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery on May 19, 2015 at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. (Copyright 2015 NBAE, Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images) The 2015 NBA Draft will be held in Brooklyn on Thursday, June 25.  The New York Knicks have the fourth overall selection...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA should have 'legacy contracts' for long-time players

By Sportz Assassin. By now, most of you have heard about the contract issues with Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat.  In a general nutshell, Wade has had a great career in Miami and has taken a lot of sacrifices for the team to be able to make moves to win championships.  Now he's in the latter end of his career, he's banged up, but he wants some financial security from the team...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The Incredibleness of Strat-O-Matic Basketball

Long before the cutting-edge technology video games of today, and slightly before the inaugural Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA Playoffs rolled out for Sega Genesis, there was a board game that if you were a basketball fan, you absolutely had to play.  It involved dice, player cards and game cards.  And it was the most realistic thing going.  Do you remember Strat-O-Matic basketball...
Via Celtics Life
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The 'White Men Can't Jump' custom shoes you need

The 1992 hit "White Men Can't Jump" is a cultural touchstone — not just because it's one of the best sports movies of all time, but because of the Air Command Force Nikes Woody Harrelson's character, Billy Hoyle, donned and popularized (alongside Patrick Ewing) in the early '90s.  So there was much rejoicing from the sneaker community when Nike re-released the ACFs in 2014. And...
Via Fox Sports
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James Passes Patrick Ewing On NBA’s All-Time Scoring List

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers star LeBron James has moved into 20th place on the NBA’s career scoring list, passing Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing. James scored on a hook shot in the lane with 7:22 left in the first quarter Thursday night against Miami, giving him 24,816 points. The 30-year-old has passed several prominent players this season, including Robert Parrish, Charles Barkley,...
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron passes Patrick Ewing on career scoring list

CLEVELAND (AP) Cavaliers star LeBron James has moved into 20th place on the NBA's career scoring list, passing Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing. James scored on a hook shot in the lane with 7:22 left in the first quarter Thursday night against Miami, giving him 24,816 points. The 30-year-old has passed several prominent players this season, including Robert Parrish, Charles Barkley,...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Welcomed Chris Mullin Back To St. John’s With A Cool Throwback Picture

St. John’s made the hire of alum Chris Mullin as head basketball coach official minutes ago. The former Red Storm and NBA star is taking over the reins for Steve Lavin and has already hired Iowa State assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih to be a part of his staff. When Mullin suited up for St. John’s during the 1980s, the program’s top rivals were Syracuse and Georgetown. The three...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

ASE Radio: New #1: Towns overtakes Okafor, Jay-Z’s Tidal, and more!

Despite going mute for three minutes after Rihanna’s banger “B**** Better Have My Money” plays, it was another great show.  The full discussion kicks off at the 4:45 minute mark so skip ahead to hear me discuss my thoughts on Jay-Z’s new music streaming site Tidal, the Final Four, NBA Draft, Jahlil Okafor vs Karl-Anthony Towns, the Patrick Ewing curse and so much more!...
Via All Sports Everything
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins talks about joining Cavs

Every once in a while, athletes don’t look right in their new uniforms. Whether it's Patrick Ewing in a Magic uni, Hakeem Olajuwon rocking the Toronto Raptors' colors, or Michael Jordan donning Wizards apparel, certain things don't appeal to the eye. I never had an issue seeing Ray Allen with the word HEAT across his jersey or Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett  laced...
Via Celtics Life
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Eight things only Hoya fans would understand

  1. "Hoya Saxa" The official cheer and college yell of the Georgetown Hoyas at sporting events, with one group of fans starting the volley yelling "Hoya!" and another group returning a "Saxa! 2. Jack the Bulldog The official mascot of the Hoyas. The first Jack was brought to campus in the early 60's, and has been a staple at athletic events ever since. Jack has been known to...
Via Fox Sports
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Anthony Mason in critical condition after heart attack

Former power forward Anthony Mason, best remembered for his days with the New York Knicks, is in critical condition following massive heart attack, according to multiple reports Wednesday night. The Knicks did not release an official statement regarding Mason's condition but did acknowledge Mason over Twitter.   Former Knicks point guard Mark Jackson, who played with Mason, tweeted...
Via Fox Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The 5 Most Valuable Dean Smith Victories You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

It’s a more common kind of task to identify a coach’s greatest games or a team’s most significant moments. However, what about the under-the-radar games which gave rise to a coach’s biggest achievements? For instance: North Carolina State could not have won the 1983 national title with that remarkable win over Houston had it not found a way to somehow escape Pepperdine in...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the days of the dominant big man over? Austin Daye, Elton Brand say yes

AT&T CENTER – You remember the days of Patrick Ewing, David Robinson, Hakeem Olajuwon, Charles Oakley, Shaquille O’Neal and other big men from the NBA’s past? They were your typical back-to-the-basket, muscle towards the rim, back you down centers. Rarely did you see them stray away from the paint ready to take a timely three-pointer […]
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

23 Extremely Interesting Facts About Michael Jordan You Don’t Know

Facts About Michael Jordan – Six-Time NBA Champion Michael Jordan is the most popular basketball player in the world, and he doesn’t even play anymore. A global icon, actor and insanely successful entrepreneur, Michael Jordan’s life has become a fixation for Bulls fans. Largely considered the best basketball player in history, the story of Jordan’s life is fascinating. The...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

6 Remarkable Similarites Between the ’93 Bulls and ’14 Sky

The Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury are all set for their WNBA Finals showdown. While it may be the first time these two teams have met in the finals, it’s not the first time the cities of Chicago and Phoenix have squared off in a fight for the crown. Many years ago (21 to be exact) the Chicago Bulls and Phoenix Suns met in the 1993 NBA Finals. Surprising, this year’s WNBA match...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing, David Falk Donate $3.3M To Georgetown For Athletic Center

Patrick Ewing and sports agent David Falk have donated $3.3 million toward the construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center. "Coach Thompson was my coach, mentor and friend," Ewing said. "He guided me through a very formative period in my life and helped me prepare for success on and off the court. Giving back to the University in his honor is special...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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