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Patrick Aloysius Ewing, Sr., was born on 5 August 1962, in Kingston Jamaica, and is a retired basketball player, known for playing in such teams as the Orlando Magic, Seattle SuperSonics and New York Knicks. Although Patrick has retired from playing basketball, he currently works as a coach for the Charlotte Bobcats. During his career as a player, Patrick won various awards, including NBA Rookie of the Year, Big East Player of the Year, NCAA Final four Most Outstanding Player and many others, although he was never in a championship winning team. In 2008 he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Hopefully, Patrick will become acclaimed as a coach as well, and his career will continue for a long time.
So how rich is Patrick Ewing? Sources estimate that Patrick’s net worth is $85 million as of mid-2016, mainly gained through his successful career as a professional basketball player. His recent work as a coach also adds to Patrick’s net worth, which if he continues successfully, there is every chance that his net worth will continue to grow.
Patrick Ewing Net Worth $85 Million
Patrick started playing basketball after his family moved to the USA when he was just a teenager, and attended the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Massachusetts. Later he continued his studies at the Georgetown University, where he was a key member of the university’s basketball team which won the NCAA Championship in season 1983-84. Step by step Patrick became a more experienced and skilled player. He added a lot to team’s performances, becoming one of the best basketball players of the university.
In 1985 Patrick was the first player picked in the NBA Draft, and became a part of the team called the New York Knicks. His career in this team was very successful and it had a huge impact on the growth of Patrick’s net worth, as he became one of the greatest NBA players. Patrick played in this team until 2000 and was then traded to the Seattle SuperSonics, for whom he played for only one year, and then in 2001 he moved to the Orlando Magic – also for one year – after which he retired.
In his professional basketball career, Patrick Ewing played over 1300 games, scored nearly 25,000 points at an average of 21 per game, and secured an average of 10 rebounds per game – defence and recovery, just as important as actually scoring. He was selected 11 times for the All-Star Team, and has been listed as one of the 50 greatest players of all time.
Despite the success Patrick had, he decided to retire from being a professional basketball player in 2002. Later he worked as a coach’s assistant in such teams as Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets, and has coached the Chalotte Bobcats since 2013. These positions have also added to Patrick Ewing’s net worth.
In addition to this, Patrick has also appeared in several movies and television shows. For example, “The Exorcist III”, “Space Jam”, “Spin City”, “Mad About You” and others. These appearances also made Patrick’s net worth higher.
If to talk about Patrick Ewing’s personal life, he married Rita Williams in 1990 – the couple has three children and reside in Eaglewood, New Jersey. His son, Patrick Ewing, Jr., is also a famous basketball player, who now plays in the basketball team of Qatar, called “Al Rayyan”. All in all, Patrick is one of the most successful and talented basketball players of all time.