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By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

Everybody always thinks the grass is always greener.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patrick Ewing

Pat Riley, Dave Checketts and Ernie Grunfeld - they brought the Knicks back to the glory days. It started with Rick Pitino. We took our first step with him, making the playoffs. When Pat came in we just kicked the door open.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patrick Ewing

People think that just because you're a center, you're not as smart as the guards or the smaller guys.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patrick Ewing

I've been to the Hall of Fame many times, in grade school and high school. I had field trips to the Hall of Fame and taking tours of it. I just never thought about that one day I possibly might be in it. I think it'd be great.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

If I want to average 32 points a game, I can do that easily. It's just eight, eight, eight, eight. No problem. I can do that anytime. That's not being cocky. That's confidence.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patrick Ewing

This means a lot. I'm being recognized for all the blood, sweat and tears I put into a 17-year career.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

Brooklyn, it's a great town, a great city. It's New York.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

I positively, positively, positively want to play. I've got everything else so why not a gold medal? I want to play.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patrick Ewing

People complain that pro athletes make a lot of money; but what they don't understand is that we need a lot of money because we spend a lot of money.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

I'm just like any person who is coaching in this league, I'm just looking for an opportunity, that's all.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patrick Ewing

Whenever my body heals and the pain and all the swelling goes away is when I'll be ready.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patrick Ewing

When I played with the Knicks, I was just as important or just as smart as any other of the guards I played with. I still had to call out plays, notice schemes, know the systems, do everything they had to do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

I'm satisfied with the way I play, but I don't evaluate my performances. I worry about what I can contribute defensively. I don't need to score. As long as we win, I don't care how many points I score.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

Everybody keeps telling me how surprised they are with what I've done. But I'm telling you honestly that it doesn't surprise me. I knew I could do it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

I never knew what basketball was. I started playing on the playground. People used to laugh at me and joke at me because I was so tall and I didn't know the game and couldn't play it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patrick Ewing

We feel that we are fighting for our lives and our livelihoods.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patrick Ewing

It's the person who has done nothing who is sure nothing can be done.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patrick Ewing

We might make a lot of money but, we also spend a lot of money.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

Every time when they would call my name I kept hearing 'New York Knicks' instead of 'Seattle SuperSonics.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

Getting the degree meant more to me than an NCAA title, being named All-American or winning an Olympic gold medal.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patrick Ewing

I think the people here in New York appreciated what I brought to the table, and they showed it when I retired by the way they came out and supported me, and it meant a lot to me. It made me feel like I am a part of this city, and I will remain a part of this city.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Patrick Ewing

I wish I had stayed and finished my career here in New York.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Ewing

I'm sure at some point I will get back into coaching, but right now I need to focus completely on my kids.