Thursday , Mar , 12 , 2009 Oly Sandor

Would Patrick Ewing have scored 50 or 3 on Orlando’s Dwight Howard?

Fans will always compare players from different generations. And sometimes players get in on the action, too. For instance, once upon a time, Vince Carter was winning Slam Dunk Contests, selling out arenas, and creating a league-wide buzz. The hype machine even dubbed him ‘The Next Michael Jordan’. The original Jordan disagreed, publicly complaining that Carter’s defense was sub par. And time has proven ‘His Airness’ correct …


Would Patrick Ewing have scored 50 or 3 on Orlando's Dwight Howard?Fans will always compare players from different generations. And sometimes players get in on the action, too. 

For instance, once upon a time, Vince Carter was winning Slam Dunk Contests, selling out arenas, and creating a league-wide buzz. The hype machine even dubbed him ‘The Next Michael Jordan’. The original Jordan disagreed, publicly complaining that Carter’s defense was sub par. And time has proven ‘His Airness’ correct.

What happens when a current and retired All-Star are on the same team. Well, the trash-talk flies.  

Consider Orlando. The Magic have all world five-man Dwight Howard in the middle. But they also have Patrick EwingNew York’s former franchise face and, arguably, the best post of the 1990s -on the bench as an assistant coach. 

Word is these two go at it. Just ask Howard, who doesn’t quite agree with Ewing’s claim that he’d score fifty on Superman back in the day.  (Clip found on Dimemag.com)

 

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