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Patrick Ewing


Hall of Popularity NY Knicks middle who scored more than 20,000 profession factors and was named to 11 NBA All-Star groups during the period of his 16-season career. He was raised playing cricket and soccer in Jamaica. He led Georgetown for an NCAA Tournament in 1984 and was called the National Participant of the entire year in 1985. He wedded Rita Williams in 1990 plus they got three children jointly before divorcing in 1998. He was an associate coach using the Orlando Magic if they obtained All-Star middle Dwight Howard.

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Full Name Patrick Ewing
Date Of Birth August 5, 1962
Place Of Birth Kingston, Jamaica
Height 2.13 m
Weight 115 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, Georgetown University
Nationality Jamaican, American
Spouse Rita Williams-Ewing
Children Patrick Ewing Jr., Randi Ewing, Corey Ewing
Parents Carl Ewing, Dorothy Ewing
Siblings Barbara Ewing, Rosemarie Ewing, Lastina Ewing, Karlene Ewing, Pauline Ewing, Carl Ewing Jr.
Awards All-NBA Team, NBA Rookie of the Year Award, NBA All-Rookie Team, Naismith Men's College Player of the Year, Big East Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year
Movies Hood Hoops, June 17th, 1994, NBA Hardwood Classics: Patrick Ewing: Standing Tall, College Basketball's 10 Greatest Teams, A Family's Legacy: The Stories Behind Villanova's 1985 NCAA Championship
TV Shows The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Award Show Program Special... Liv
Star Sign Leo

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1 Children: son, Patrick Jr., and daughters Randi and Corey.
2 He was inducted into the 2014 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Sports Category.
3 Retired as a player and accepted position as an assistant coach of the NBA's Washington Wizards. [September 2002]
4 Assistant coach, Houston Rockets. [July 2003]
5 While he was allowed to wear a short sleeve t-shirt under his tank top at Georgetown University, he was, by league rules, not allowed to do so once he got to the NBA.
6 His habit of wearing a short sleeve t-shirt under his tank top (which he originally did to sweat out a cold) started a fashion trend among young athletes.
7 His son, Patrick Ewing Jr. (b. May 20th, 1984), was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 2008 (43rd overall), but on August 29th, 2008, was traded to the New York Knicks, his father's original team in the NBA.
8 Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008 (first year eligible).
9 Prior to his final NBA season, he had started in every single game he ever appeared in (1118 total) in 16 NBA seasons, 15 with the New York Knicks, and one with the Seattle Supersonics.
10 Was the first ever "lottery pick" in the NBA draft. The New York Knicks won the rights to the first pick (which became Ewing) in the 1986 NBA Draft by means of a "ping-pong ball" lottery involving the teams that had failed to qualify for the NBA playoffs the previous season.
11 Attended Rindge and Latin High School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
12 Two-time Olympic gold medalist in men's basketball, in 1984 in L.A. and 1992 in Barcelona (as part of the celebrated original Dream Team).
13 After 15 seasons and 1,039 games with the New York Knicks, Ewing parted ways with the team and played for the Seattle Supersonics in 2000-2001.
14 On December 20, 1997, Ewing suffered a season-ending wrist injury when he collided with the Milwaukee Buck's Andrew Lang. After spending more than five months on the sidelines, Ewing made his return to the court on Thursday, May 7th, 1998, against the Indiana Pacers in the second round of the NBA Playoffs.
15 After graduating from Georgetown, Ewing played center for the New York Knicks for 15 seasons and was named one of the 50 greatest players in 1996.
16 Basketball player.



Legion 2016 Angel of Death
The Garden's Defining Moments 2015 TV Mini-Series
Cosby 1999 TV Series Patrick Ewing
Spin City 1997 TV Series Patrick Ewing
Space Jam 1996 Patrick Ewing
Forget Paris 1995 Patrick Ewing
Mad About You 1995 TV Series Patrick Ewing
Funny About Love 1990 Patrick Ewing
The Exorcist III 1990 Angel of Death



In Living Color 1994 TV Series Himself
A Cool Like That Christmas 1993 TV Movie Himself (voice)
Herman's Head 1993 TV Series Himself
1993 NBA All-Star Game 1993 TV Special Himself
1992 NBA All-Star Game 1992 TV Special Himself
The NBA Dream Team 1992 Video documentary Himself
1991 NBA All-Star Game 1991 TV Special Himself
1990 NBA All-Star Game 1990 TV Special Himself
NBA Superstars 1990 Video documentary Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1989 TV Series Himself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1989 TV Series Himself
1989 NBA All-Star Game 1989 TV Special Himself
Tattinger's 1988 TV Series Himself
1988 NBA All-Star Game 1988 TV Special Himself
The NBA on CBS 1985-1987 TV Series Forward / Himself - New York Knicks Center / Himself - Ne York Knicks Center
Webster 1985 TV Series Himself
Patrick & Zo 2016 Video short Himself
30 for 30 2010-2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Mike & Mike 2013 TV Series Himself - Charlotte Bobcats Assistant Coach / Himself - Basketball Hall of Famer
21st Annual Trumpet Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
The Dream Team 2012 Documentary Himself
NBA Hardwood Classics 2011 TV Series Himself
City Nights 2011 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2004-2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... 2006 TV Series Himself
Hood Hoops 2005 Video documentary
Perfect Upset: The 1985 Villanova vs. Georgetown NCAA Championship 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2003-2004 TV Series documentary Himself
ESPY Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Award Show Program Special... Live!... in Stereo 2002 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
Spin City 2000 TV Series Himself
NBA 100 Greatest Plays 1999 Video Himself
Senseless 1998 Himself
The Gift of Song 1997 TV Movie Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1993-1996 TV Series Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996 TV Series Himself
1996 NBA All-Star Game 1996 TV Special Himself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 1995 TV Series Himself - Former Georgetown Basketball Player (segment "Coach")
New York Undercover 1995 TV Series Himself
WWE Raw 1995 TV Series Himself
1995 NBA All-Star Game 1995 TV Special Himself
1994 NBA All-Star Game 1994 TV Special Himself

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30 for 30 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Webster 1987 TV Series Himself

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