Warrior. That is the one-word description often applied to Patrick Ewing. He was indefatigable and relentless in pursuit of an NBA championship despite being denied on an annual basis. Bold predictions did not always materialize and some took them as empty promises, while others as a will to succeed. One of the finest shooting centers to play, he left the game as the New York Knicks' all-time leader in nearly every significant category and the game's 13th all-time scorer with 24,815 points. more...
Full Name: Patrick Aloysius Ewing Born: 8/5/62 in Kingston, Jamaica High School: Cambridge (Mass.) Rindge & Latin College: Georgetown Drafted by: New York Knicks, 1985 (first overall) Transactions: Traded to Seattle SuperSonics, 9/20/00; Signed with Orlando Magic, 7/18/01
Height: 7-0; Weight: 255 lbs. Honors: NBA Rookie of the Year (1986); All-NBA First Team (1990); All-NBA Second Team (1988, '89, '91, '92, '93, '97); NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1988, '89, '92); 11-time All-Star; One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Two-time Olympic gold medalist (1984, '92).