While recent episodes of Michael Jordan's 10-part documentary "The Last Dance" feature an in-depth account of the 1992 Olympic Dream Team, Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing revealed Tuesday that his two Olympic gold medals were stolen, alongside his NCAA Championship ring.
"My house got broken into in New York, and at one point they stole my medals," Ewing said on the Dan Patrick Show. "So I called Jerry Colangelo [former USA Basketball chairman], and he was great to be able to get me two replacement medals."
The two Olympic gold medals came from Ewing's participation in the 1984 and 1992 Olympics. In '84, Ewing averaged 11.0 points and 5.6 rebounds, while in '96 he averaged 9.5 points and 5.3 rebounds.
In regards to the NCAA Championship ring Ewing won with Georgetown in 1984, the perp wasn't too smart and attempted to resell it on eBay making it easy for Ewing to track down.
Ewing is now the head coach of Georgetown's men's basketball team and is focused on making sure his top players return for another season of Big East competition.
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