Patrick Ewing recovering at home after coronavirus treatment

In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Seton Hall, in Washington. In a statement issued by Georgetown on Friday, May 22, 2020, Ewing has tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing is recovering at home after being released from a hospital where he was treated for COVID-19, his son Patrick Ewing Jr. said Monday.

Ewing, a Hall of Famer, was a star player for Georgetown, leading the team to the 1984 men’s NCAA basketball championship.

He was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 1985 and led the New York Knicks to the 1994 NBA Finals, which the team lost to the Houston Rockets.

Ewing, 57, announced Friday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

In his first three seasons as Georgetown’s coach, his teams have struggled, posting a combined record of 49-46 and earning no berths in the NCAA Tournament.

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