Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing will represent the New York Knicks at tonight’s NBA Draft lottery. The Knicks, who have a 14% chance at landing the top overall pick and with it the prize of Zion Williamson, are hoping that Ewing can provide the luck the franchise needs.
THE GARDEN OF ZION: The Knicks big moment his here: Tuesday night, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN, Patrick Ewing and company will wait out the NBA Draft Lottery for Zion Williamson. #NewYorkForever— Elite Sports NY (@EliteSportsNY) May 14, 2019
LOTTERY NOTES: https://t.co/YcOswjXdSP pic.twitter.com/Yj5OTJol0f
1985. Last time the Knicks won the draft lottery They were so confident they brought a Patrick Ewing jersey. Will the Knicks bring a Zion jersey tonight? #NBA #NBAtwitter #NBAplayoffs #NBAdraftlottery @Ballislife @BallStOfficial pic.twitter.com/QolHtG4CIF— Hoops Media (@hoop_media) May 14, 2019
With the fate of Duke's Zion Williamson to be decided at tonight's NBA Draft Lottery, @loung_s takes a look back at the very first lottery in league history — and the wild, ridiculous and awesome conspiracy theories it spawned:https://t.co/anezs3XUMO— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) May 14, 2019
Zion Williamson would end a series of NBA Lottery disasters for the Knicks since they hit with Patrick Ewing in 1985. A look at just how rough that history is. https://t.co/ilbfQORsFd— Bill Bender (@BillBender92) May 13, 2019
I wrote this a couple of years ago, but as the Knicks near the draft lottery, it's as relevant as ever. Patrick Ewing the shoo-in: Nothing will ever top the 1985 NBA Draft Lottery https://t.co/dxtJwnM1pq via @Newsday— Barbara Barker (@meanbarb) May 13, 2019
How the NBA Draft Lottery Works:
May the odds be ever in your favor. pic.twitter.com/TyAlKvYTw6— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 14, 2019
If the Knicks don’t get the #1 pick, get ready for the avalanche of “Ewing can’t win big one for Knicks again” tweets that will inevitably descend from the twitter masses.
Also, there’s this on James Akinjo returning to Oakland: