Patrick Ewing

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  • Birth Name: Patrick Aloysius Ewing
  • Birth Place: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Profession: Former basketball player, Coach
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  • Played cricket and soccer while growing up in Jamaica.
  • Moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1975.
  • While attending Georgetown University, took the Hoyas to the championship game of the NCAA Tournament in three of the four years he was there.
  • Became a U.S. citizen while at Georgetown.
  • Drafted first overall by New York Knicks in 1985.
  • Played for the U.S. Olympic team that won gold medals in 1984 and 1992.
  • Was the NBA Rookie of the Year and an 11-time All-Star.
  • Was selected for the Hall of Fame as an individual and as a member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic team. Also a member of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.
  • His number 33 was retired by the Knicks in 2003.
  • Co-authored a children's book about painting, called In the Paint.
  • With agent David Falk, donated $3.3 million to help build athletic center at Georgetown University.
  • Started Ewing Athletics, a company that now specializes in retro-style sneakers.
  • Son Patrick Ewing Jr., played basketball for Georgetown and for the New York Knicks.

Relationships

  • Carl Ewing — Father
  • Rita Williams — Ex-wife
  • Alexis — Daughter
  • Patrick Ewing Jr. — Son
  • Randi — Daughter
  • Corey — Daughter
  • Cheryl Weaver — Significant Other
  • Dorothy Ewing — Mother

College

  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States (BA in Fine Arts, 1985)

Details

  • Birth Name: Patrick Aloysius Ewing
  • Birth Place: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Profession: Former basketball player, Coach

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