Retrieved 23 May 2020, 05:28 IST
Georgetown coach and NBA Hall of Fame center Patrick Ewing has revealed that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Ang, 57, said he chose to share his diagnosis publicly on Friday to emphasize that the virus could infect anyone this Friday.
The New York Knicks are great and under 11-time All-Star care and are isolated at a local hospital.
Ewing is the only member of the Georgetown Men’s Basketball Program to have tested positive for COVID-19.
I would like to share that I have tested positive for COVID-19. This virus should not be taken seriously and lightly. I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of themselves and your loved ones. pic.twitter.com/a2fMuhIZyG
– Patrick Ewing (@ CoachUwing 33) 22, 2020
“I would like to share that I tested positive for COVID-19,” Ewing said in a statement released from Georgetown. “This virus should not be taken seriously and lightly.
“I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of themselves and your loved ones. Now more than ever I want to thank the healthcare workers and everyone on the front line. I’ll be fine and we’ll all go through this.”
The EU won a national championship with Georgetown in 1984 and a gold medal with Team USA in the 1984 and 1992 Olympics.
The former Seattle Supersonics and Orlando Magic Center were inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.