Patrick Ewing

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Patrick Aloysius Ewing (born August 5, 1962) is a Jamaican-American basketball coach and former professional player who is the head coach of the Georgetown University men's team. He played most of his career as the starting center for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) before ending his playing career with brief stints with the Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic. Ewing played center for Georgetown for four years—in three of which the team reached the NCAA Championship Game. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Ewing has received more than 5,676,977 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Patrick Ewing is the 33rd most popular basketball player (up from 41st in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Jamaica (up from 18th in 2019) and the most popular Jamaican Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Patrick Ewing ranks 33 out of 1,264Before him are Elgin Baylor, John Stockton, Bob Pettit, Dražen Dalipagić, Arvydas Sabonis, and Isiah Thomas. After him are Pat Riley, Toni Kukoč, Derrick Rose, Moses Malone, Manute Bol, and Allen Iverson.

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Among people born in 1962, Patrick Ewing ranks 62Before him are Gerardo Martino, Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Marcia Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, and Chuck Palahniuk. After him are Joan Laporta, Michel Petrucciani, Julio Salinas, Marty Friedman, Harlan Coben, and John Hannah.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Patrick Ewing ranks 11 out of 147Before him are Peter Tosh (1944), Marcus Garvey (1887), Stuart Hall (1932), Ben Johnson (1961), Violet Brown (1900), and Jimmy Cliff (1948). After him are Lee "Scratch" Perry (1936), Trevor Berbick (1954), Liz Mitchell (1952), Desmond Dekker (1941), Martine Beswick (1941), and Stephen Hopkins (1958).


Among basketball players born in Jamaica, Patrick Ewing ranks 1