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Patrick Ewing Emerging as “Major” Candidate for Georgetown Job

Patrick Ewing

Eleven time NBA All-Star and Georgetown Final Four Most Outstanding Player Patrick Ewing has emerged as a candidate for the head coaching position at Georgetown University according to a report by FANRAG Sports.

One source said that the Hall-of-Famer has already been interviewed multiple times by Georgetown and was continuing to gather more information about being a college head coach in the Big East.

A separate source said that Ewing would be the choice of John Thompson Jr., following the firing of his son John Thompson III in mid-March.

UPDATE: Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Patrick Ewing will have a formal meeting with Georgetown in DC on Monday.

The class of 2008 Hall-of-Famer has spent numerous years in the NBA as an assistant coach. He is currently the Associate Head Coach with the Charlotte Hornets under Van Gundy disciple Steve Clifford.

“I’ve been an assistant for seven years now and I haven’t had one head coaching interview. I’m doing something wrong,” – Patrick Ewing.

Ewing spent 17 seasons in the NBA, 15 of those with the New York Knicks where his #33 jersey was officially retired in 2003. For his career, Ewing played in 1,132 games, scored 24,815 (No. 21 all-time), grabbed 11,617 rebounds (25th all-time) and blocked 2,894 shots (7th all-time).

 

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