Profession: Hall of Fame NBA Centre
Why Famous: Best known for winning gold medals in men's Olympic basketball team in 1984 and 1992.
- 1990-07-27 NBA star Patrick Ewing (27) weds Rita Williams
- 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