Patrick Ewing’s name was never unfamiliar to the NBA world. Since there is talk of a whole legend that built a Hall of Fame career, and that immortalized him as a symbol of one of the most iconic franchises such as New York Knicks.
In recent weeks, his name has been on the fans’ table for seeing him as one of the secondary protagonists of “The Last Dance”, as one of the toughest rivals Michael Jordan and his Chicago Bulls faced, as was saw in the documentary series.
Of course, in the last hours, his name also came on the scene but for something much more delicate and different.
The decision to share his diagnosis publicly has a clear reason: to emphasize that the virus can affect anyone, raising awareness about care.