Patrick Aloysius Ewing Sr. is a Jamaican based retired basketball player. Ewing devoted his career for the NBA’s New York Knicks. Throughout his career, he has played for various teams such as the Seattle SuperSonics, York Knicks and Orlando Magic. While playing for Georgetown he participated in the NCAA Championship Game thrice. When he was the member for 1984 and 1992 United States men’s Olympic basketball teams, he won gold medals in Olympic. During a poll on 50th anniversary of the NBA, Ewing was named among the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. In 2009, he was allowed as the member of “Dream Team” in the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. Here is a quick summary of Patrick Ewing’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
Ewing was born in Jamaica on August 5, 1962. When he was young, he was exceptionally well in cricket as well as in football. When he turned 12, he moved to his family in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School where he started playing basketball. For further studies, he joined Georgetown University in Washington, D.C where he got the U.S. citizenship. Just after his graduation he started his professional career in basketball.
Patrick Ewing was about to sign with the University of North Carolina but later he declined and made an announcement to play for Georgetown University under his coach John Thompson. In his debut game, he emerged as a star player. He used to wear a short sleeved t-shirt which later became a trend. During the NCAA final in 1982 against the University of North Carolina, he proved his game and let everyone feel his presence and got highly appreciated for his game by everyone. Throughout his career he played for the New York Knicks , Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic and Seattle SuperSonics as a player. Later became the coach of teams like Washington Wizards (assistant) , Houston Rockets (assistant) and his currently the coach of Georgetown. He has a tremendous career both as a player and a coach.
Awards & Achievement
Ewing has been honored with several awards such as the Rookie of the Year (1986), All-NBA First Team (1990), for five consecutive years he won the All-NBA Second Team from 1988 to 1993 and then in 1997, he was honored with the NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1988, 1989, 1992), During the 50th NBA anniversary he received 1-time All-Star; One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996), he was 2-time Olympic gold medalist (1984, 1992), NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player (1984), Naismith College Player of the Year (1985), AP College Player of the Year (1985), NABC Player of the Year (1985), Sporting News College Player of the Year (1985). Recently in 2014, he was awarded 2014 New Jersey Hall of Fame inductee.
Net worth of Patrick Ewing
Patrick has been one of the most successful basketball player. Ewing has played for various franchises and has made a lot of money throughout his career. Ewing has an estimated net worth of $85 million. He was won various popular titles throughout his career and hence is one of the most valuable basketball player.
Patrick Ewing was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He was exceptionally well in cricket and football but later he started playing basketball during his school days and later excelled in his game. His career has filled with lots of success and inspiration. During his college he got the American citizenship and considered as an American and Jamaican basketball player. a