Patrick Ewing Says He Wouldn’t Have Formed ‘Superteam’ to Win NBA Title

March 28th, 2016 by Mike Norris Leave a reply »

While NBA superstars like LeBron James have made mention of joining other stars in an attempt to win a championship, not everyone is in favor of the idea.

Former New York Knicks star and Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing told ESPN's Hannah Storm when she asked him if he would have helped form a "superteam" that it would not have been his choice (h/t

"Probably not because we have so much of a great rivalry going against one another," Ewing said. "Larry [Bird] with his trash-talking. Magic [Johnson] with his trash-talking and also a great player. To win a championship, some people are willing to do that."

James already did it once by teaming up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh with the Miami Heat. It appears Ewing wasn't that impressed.

Recently, James made news when he told Bleacher Report's Howard Beck that he would take a pay cut to team up with Wade again, in addition to Chris Paul and longtime friend Carmelo Anthony.

Ewing's comments to Storm highlight what seems to be the difference between older players and those currently in the league. It's also telling because he never won a cham ...

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