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Aaron Donald, Alvin Kamara, Cam Newton, Ciara, DeMar DeRozan, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Jimmy Butler, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Le'Veon Bell, LeBron James, Patrick Ewing, Patrick Mahomes, Russell Wilson, The Week That Was -

Monday 11.12.18 San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan, proving that nothing goes right when thou forsakes Shake Shack, learned he was traded from the Toronto Raptors in July while sitting in the parking lot of a Jack in the Box restaurant. Like finally finding out how Jack Pearson died after all the teasing, the Buffalo […]

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Basketball: A Love Story, Books, Julius Erving, NBA, Patrick Ewing, Shaquille O'Neal -

Dr. James Naismith’s final student before he retired from the University of Kansas was John McLendon, the pioneer of fast-break basketball, the full-court press, and the four corners offense. Yet McLendon never received the credit he deserved because the majority of his work was accomplished at his­torically black colleges and universities when basketball was still […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA, Patrick Ewing, Stephen Curry -

On the dunk Richter scale, nothing ranks higher than a smash that alters the course of a playoff series. (Well, almost nothing.) The funeral James Harden gave Draymond Green on Tuesday night could turn out to be one of those dunks. We expect Harden to rain treys and cook dudes’ legs into spaghetti, of course. […]

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Georgetown Hoyas, Jeff Van Gundy, John Thompson, Mike Jarvis, NCB, New York Knicks, Pat Riley, Patrick Ewing -

Patrick Ewing coached his first game for Georgetown on Sunday at Capital One Arena, a 73-57 win over Jacksonville watched by more star power (including Michael Jordan) in the stands of a Hoyas home game since President Barack Obama took in Duke-Georgetown in 2010. It came 36 years after a 7-foot prodigy first suited up […]

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Barcelona Olympics 1992, Charles Barkley, Chris Mullin, Christian Laettner, David Robinson, Dominique Wilkins, Dream Team, Isiah Thomas, John Stockton, Karl Malone, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, NBA, Patrick Ewing, Scottie Pippen -

Want to feel nostalgic? Great. Better yet, want to feel old? Twenty-five years ago today, the 1992 U.S. men’s basketball team won Olympic gold. Canonized as “The Dream Team,” the squad curb-stomped an entire world of competition, and its international impact is eternal. The Dream Team opened the NBA’s door into China — and the […]

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Commentary, Georgetown Hoyas, John Thompson, Patrick Ewing -

The biggest Georgetown fan I know didn’t want Patrick Ewing to take this job. “Don’t get me wrong. I love Patrick,” said the man, who is as close to the program as you can get without being employed by the school. “Forget just basketball — he might be my favorite athlete ever. “But I want […]

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Georgetown Hoyas, Men's NCAA Tournament, NCB, Patrick Ewing -

UPDATE — Georgetown announced the hiring of Patrick Ewing as its new men’s basketball coach Monday. It took the news that a John Thompson is no longer coaching at Georgetown to make you realize that it’s been 18 years since the original John Thompson coached at Georgetown. So great was the power of the name, […]

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Africa, Alonzo Mourning, basketball hall of fame, Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital, Dikembe Mutombo, Georgetown, john thompson, kinsasha, NBA, Patrick Ewing, Sports -

Dikembe Mutombo, the shot-blocking, finger-wagging former NBA all-star center, was named as a finalist for […]

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anthony mason, anthony mason heart attack, cba, Magic Johnson, michael jordan, NBA, New York Knicks, Patrick Ewing, Sports, turkey, usbl -

This is not an obituary about Anthony Mason because Anthony Mason is stronger than most—physically […]

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Avery Johnson, black nba coaches, Mark Jackson, Mike Brown, Mike Woodson, Patrick Ewing, Sports -

Last summer, nine rookie head coaches were hired. Seven were white. Further, six of them […]

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david falk, final four, georgetown hoyas, john thompson, Patrick Ewing, Sports -

Patrick Ewing is the most prominent athlete to come out of Georgetown University, a player […]

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Collective Bargaining, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Player's Union, NBA Salaries, News, Opinion, Patrick Ewing, Sports -

OPINION - It’s clear that James doesn’t just measure success in on-court accolades...

The post LeBron James considers top post in NBA players union appeared first on theGrio.

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1992, Barack Obama, Charles Barkley, Chicago Bulls, Chris Mullin, Dream Team, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Patrick Ewing, Politics, Scottie Pippen, Sports, Verizon Center -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Add President Barack Obama to the list of people who disagree with Kobe Bryant's boast that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the Dream Team of 1992...

The post Not so fast, Kobe! Obama sides with '92 Dream Team appeared first on theGrio.

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