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    Whenever my body heals and the pain and all the swelling goes away is when I'll be ready.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: pain  body 
     
    Umm - it was - you know - umm - a good game. You know.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: games 
     
    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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    Every time when they would call my name I kept hearing 'New York Knicks' instead of 'Seattle SuperSonics.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: time 
     
    I positively, positively, positively want to play. I've got everything else so why not a gold medal? I want to play.
    — Patrick Ewing
    I wish I had stayed and finished my career here in New York.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: wishes  career 
     
    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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: time  thoughts  fame  school 
     
    This means a lot. I'm being recognized for all the blood, sweat and tears I put into a 17-year career.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: tears  career  blood 
     
    People think that just because you're a center, you're not as smart as the guards or the smaller guys.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: smart  people 
     
    I'm just like any person who is coaching in this league, I'm just looking for an opportunity, that's all.
    — Patrick Ewing
    Getting the degree meant more to me than an NCAA title, being named All-American or winning an Olympic gold medal.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: winning 
     
    Everybody always thinks the grass is always greener.
    — 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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: smart 
     
    Every parent wants to see their kids excel.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: parent  kids 
     
    Brooklyn, it's a great town, a great city. It's New York.
    — Patrick Ewing
    We might make a lot of money but, we also spend a lot of money.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: money 
     
    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
    tags: wrong  year 
     
    We feel that we are fighting for our lives and our livelihoods.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: live  fighting 
     
    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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: care  worries 
     
    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.
    — 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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    It's the person who has done nothing who is sure nothing can be done.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: people 
     
    The greatest players fit with the team. They play within the team's style, rather than asking the team to change its style.
    — 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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: people  money 
     
    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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: people 
     
    Winning a ring is everybody's goal, whether you're a player or a coach.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: winning  goal 
     
    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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: people  games 
     
    Amare, Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups - they're virtually unstoppable.
    — 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.
    — Patrick Ewing
    tags: focus  right  kids 
     
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