ESPN NY Hall of Fame
Our inaugural class:
Note: Active players are not eligible.
• Video: Panelists debate on Hall candidates
• Ian O'Connor: Where is Patrick Ewing?
• Andrew Marchand: Babe is king of NYC
• Johnette Howard: Make room for LT
• Wallace Matthews: Ballot of Willis and Joe Willie
• Rob Parker: Remember the Islanders
• Mechelle Voepel: Rise of women's hoops
Each team's fab five:
No Patrick? Are Ew kidding?
Once again, Ewing is known for what he isn't -- in this case, a finalist for our Hall
By Ian O'Connor
Patrick Ewing is never defined by what he was, but by what he was not.
He was not approachable. He was not beloved. He was not good enough or lucky enough to win an NBA title.
Too many fans see Ewing's cup as half-empty, so I had a shocked-but-not-surprised reaction to our panel's decision to exclude the Knicks' former franchise player ...
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