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New York rapper Fat Joe is sending prayers to one of his all-time favorite basketball players. Joey Crack has come forward and reacted to retired NBA icon Patrick Ewing getting infected with the coronavirus.
On Friday, Joe hit up Instagram to share his state of mind. The Terror Squad leader even with the extra mile by calling Ewing an all-time great.
“Prayers up for the greatest Knick of all time Patrick Ewing F*CK COVID 19” -Fat Joe’s Instagram
The Legend Speaks
Earlier in the day, Patrick came forward to speak out. Ewing essentially broke the news of his condition and testing positive for COVID-19.
“I want to share that I have tested positive for COVID-19. This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly. I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones.” -Patrick Ewing’s Twitter
Wait, There’s More
The New York Knicks organization has since reacted to the news. Former player Charles Oakley also shared his support for Patrick.
Before You Go
Over the past few years, Ewing has stayed busy in college sports. After a stint working in the NBA on the coaching side, he’s held a top position at Georgetown University.
Ewing, 57, was an 11-time NBA All-Star and spent the majority of his career as a center for the New York Knicks, according to CBS Sports. He started his coaching career once he retired in 2002, and has been the coach of Georgetown for four seasons. (CBS News)