Patrick Ewing

Hall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick Ewing Full Name: Patrick Ewing

United States of America

Profession: Hall of Fame NBA Centre
Why Famous: Best known for winning gold medals in men's Olympic basketball team in 1984 and 1992.

Born: August 5, 1962 (56 years old)
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 1990-07-27 NBA star Patrick Ewing (27) weds Rita Williams

Historical Events in the Life of Patrick Ewing

  • 1984-08-10 The US beats Spain 96-65 to win the men's basketball gold medal at the Los Angeles Olympics; future 'dream team' members Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing and Chris Mullin feature
  • 1990-12-01 NY Knicks Patrick Ewing scores 50 points beating Charlotte 113-96
  • 1991-11-22 NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
  • 1992-08-08 The original US 'Dream Team' wins the basketball gold at the Barcelona Olympics 117-85 over Croatia; features superstars Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Scotty Pippen, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing

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