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Full ArticleFormer NBA star and current Houston Rockets assistant coach Patrick Ewing offered Alonzo Mourning one of his kidneys before he received one from a family member.
"He was a friend in need," Ewing told reporters in Houston, "I could have helped him. It was a chance to save his life. It was something I wanted to do. I was tested before I came to Houston, and it was a match. I have high-blood pressure so it didn't work out."