New York Knicks icon and Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing has tested positive for coronavirus.
Ewing announced his positive test on Twitter Friday afternoon. The school said in a statement that Ewing is isolated in a local hospital, and Ewing said he would be “fine.”
I want to share that I have tested positive for COVID-19. This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly. I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones. pic.twitter.com/a2fMuhIZyG
— Patrick Ewing (@CoachEwing33) May 22, 2020
Ewing recently finished his third season as head coach at Georgetown. The 57-year-old is also a two-time inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
All the best to Ewing, who is an NBA legend. Here’s hoping for a full recovery.
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