Ewing, 57, tweeted, “This virus is severe and shouldn’t be taken evenly. I wish to encourage everybody to remain protected and maintain yourselves and your family members.”
Ewing, who received an NCAA championship in 1984 as a Georgetown participant, stated he needed to thank well being care employees and everybody on the entrance strains of the pandemic.
“I will be positive and we are going to all get by way of this,” Ewing stated.
The college stated Ewing is remoted at a hospital. He’s the one particular person in this system to have examined constructive for the virus, Georgetown stated.
Ewing performed most of his NBA profession with the New York Knicks but additionally had stints with the Seattle SuperSonics and the Orlando Magic. He scored nearly 25,000 factors and had greater than 11,000 rebounds in his 17-year profession.
He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Corridor of Fame in 2008.
He has been the coach at Georgetown since 2017.