Olympics gold medalist Patrick Ewing’s name is written with a golden color and is remembered with great respect. He is a former Jamaican-American basketball star and one of the richest men in the arena of basketball. His name was inducted into the basketball hall of fame in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He was also a member of the Dream team. So his fans and basketball-loving peoples are eager to know about his life events, achievements, and net worth.
Achievements and Awards (At a Glance):
- NCAA Championship (1984) – Georgetown University
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (1986)
- NBA Rookie of the Year (1986)
- 11-time NBA All-Star (1986, 1988-1997)
- All-NBA First Team (1990)
- 6-time All-NBA Second Team (1988-1989, 1991-1993, 1997)
- 3-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1988, 1989, 1992)
- NBA 50th Anniversary Team (1996)
- 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist (1984, 1992)
- No. 33 Jersey Retired by New York Knicks (2003)
- Inducted into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2008)
How much is Patrick Ewing Net worth?
The current net worth of Patrick Ewing is $75 million. During his NBA career, he earned a total of $125 million. At the time of coaching with Georgetown Hoya, he earned $4 million per year.
Patrick Ewing Salary Per Year:
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Childhood, School & College
Patrick Ewing was born in 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica. By birth, he was not originally an American. In 1975, he moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts. His basketball career began during his school life at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Within a few years, he became one of the best players at the high-school level nationwide.
After leaving Massachusetts, his college career in basketball began at Georgetown University. With his best performance, he made the university glorified with success. He led Georgetown University in the second Big East Tournament during his college tenure.
Later, he led the team to the final four times in the NCAA Tournament (the first time in the history of the school since 1943). In the 1983-84 seasons, his university became the NCAA champion defeating the University of Houston. That is another greatest achievements of his life and the first achievement in the history of college life. He led the team to the uplift position. In the same season, his team once again won the Big East tournament title.
Patrick Ewing’s Wife, Daughter, and Sons
In his personal life of Ewing, he lived the conjugal life with Rita Williams from 1990 to 1998. That conjugal life gifted them three children. One of the sons is Patrick Ewing Jr, who is also an NBA player. Patrick Ewing’s daughter’s name is Randi Ewing.
|Net Worth Now:||$75 million|
|Coaching Salary :||$4 million (Per Year)|
|Net NBA Earnings:||$125 million|
|Source of Income:||NBA, Coach, Actor, Media|
|Birth:||1962 in Kingston, Jamaica|
|Wife/Girlfriend:||Rita Williams (Divorced), Heather Errico|
|College Education:||Georgetown University|
|Achievements:||Rookie of the Year, Olympic Gold Medal, All-Rookie First Team, NCAA championship, Madison Square Garden Walk of Fame|
|Patrick Ewing Height:||6 feet 11 inch|
|Current Age:||59 years|
Moving to the professional career
In the 1985 NBA draft, he was picked up by the New York Knicks for the tenure of the next ten years with the worth of a $32 million contract. In the first stage of his Rookie years, he faced injuries several times, but surprisingly, he became the NBA Rookie of the Year and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team with an amazing performance. He earned 789 defensive rebounds in 1993.
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Ewing left the knick in 2000. After leaving the knick, he joined the Seattle Supersonics. Next year, Patrick Ewing joined the Orlando Magic. After that, he was traded to the Washington Wizards as an assistant coach. He retired in 2000. Then Ewing coached the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, and Georgetown Hoyas.
Like Jerry Lucas and Karl Malone, he also spread the light of his Excellency the skill in the Olympics in 1984 and 1992, playing for the United States of America (USA). He was part of the dream team to bring the gold medal to the home of the USA.
Next year, he favored his team to reach the NBA final. In this tournament, he made a record for the most blocked shots (8) in a Finals series in a single game. He was seriously injured in 1997. For his injury, he missed a total of 56 games this season. 1999-2000 was the final season of his career. Ewing played a total of 1,039 games in the NBA.
Patrick Ewing Career stats:
|1985||New York Knicks||50||35.4||20.0||0.0||47.4||9.0||2.1||2.0||1.1
|1986||New York Knicks||63||35.0||21.5||0.0||50.3||8.8||2.3||1.7||1.4
|1987||New York Knicks||82||31.0||20.2||0.0||55.5||8.2||3.0||1.5||1.3
|1988||New York Knicks||80||36.2||22.7||0.0||56.7||9.2||3.5||2.3||1.5
|1989||New York Knicks||82||38.6||28.6||25.0||55.1||10.9||4.0||2.2||1.0
|1990||New York Knicks||81||38.3||26.6||0.0||51.4||11.2||3.2||3.0||1.0
|1991||New York Knicks||82||38.4||24.0||16.7||52.2||11.2||3.0||1.9||1.1
|1992||New York Knicks||81||37.1||24.2||14.3||50.3||12.1||2.0||1.9||0.9
|1993||New York Knicks||79||37.6||24.5||28.6||49.6||11.2||2.7||2.3||1.1|
|1994||New York Knicks||79||37.0||23.9||28.6||50.3||11.0||2.0||2.7||0.9|
|1995||New York Knicks||76||36.6||22.5||14.3||46.6||10.6||2.4||2.1||0.9|
|1996||New York Knicks||78||37.0||22.4||22.2||48.8||10.7||2.4||2.0||0.9
|1997||New York Knicks||26||32.6||20.8||0.0||50.4||10.2||2.2||1.1||0.6
|1999||New York Knicks||38||34.2||17.3||0.0||43.5||9.9||2.6||1.1||0.8
|1999||New York Knicks||62||32.8||15.0||0.0||46.6||9.7||1.4||0.9||0.6
|2000||Oklahoma City Thunder||79||26.7||9.6||0.0||43.0||7.4||1.2||1.2||0.7
Patrick Ewing Quotes (Top Five)
“Whenever my body heals, and the pain and all the swelling goes away is when I’ll be ready.”-Patrick Ewing.
“It’s the person who has done nothing who is sure nothing can be done.”-Patrick Ewing.
“If I want to average 32 points a game, I can do that easily. It’s just eight, eight, eight, eight. No problem. I can do that anytime. That’s not being cocky. That’s confidence.” –Patrick Ewing.
“The greatest players fit with the team. They play within the team’s style, rather than asking the team to change its style.”- Patrick Ewing.
“New York is a passionate city. They want a winner. They deserve a winner. I think we did an outstanding job of bringing it back.”-Patrick Ewing.
Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.