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Patrick Ewing

1962 - Today

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Patrick Aloysius Ewing Sr. (born August 5, 1962) is a Jamaican-American basketball coach and former professional player who last coached for 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Ewing has received more than 7,220,357 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Patrick Ewing is the 36th most popular basketball player (down from 33rd in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 11th in 2019) and the most popular Jamaican Basketball Player.

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  • 7.2M

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  • 53.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Patrick Ewing ranks 36 out of 1,268Before him are John Havlicek, George Mikan, Derrick Rose, Charles Barkley, Bob Pettit, and Dirk Nowitzki. After him are Isiah Thomas, Toni Kukoč, Pat Riley, Moses Malone, Stephen Curry, and Manute Bol.

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Among people born in 1962, Patrick Ewing ranks 82Before him are Alain Robert, Clark Gregg, Gina Gershon, Shinya Yamanaka, Sebastian Koch, and Sheryl Crow. After him are Marty Friedman, Julio Salinas, Anthony Edwards, Hillel Slovak, Joan Cusack, and François-Henri Pinault.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Patrick Ewing ranks 14 out of 168Before him are Marcus Garvey (1887), Lee "Scratch" Perry (1936), Ben Johnson (1961), Liz Mitchell (1952), Trevor Berbick (1954), and Violet Brown (1900). After him are Madge Sinclair (1938), Desmond Dekker (1941), Martine Beswick (1941), Mary Seacole (1805), Sean Paul (1973), and DJ Kool Herc (1955).


Among basketball players born in Jamaica, Patrick Ewing ranks 1