Patrick Ewing, Jr.
Ewing at the Knicks open practice
|No. 6 – Aries Trikala|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|League||Greek Basket League|
May 20, 1984 |
|Nationality||Jamaican / American|
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school||Marietta (Marietta, Georgia)
National Christian Academy
(Fort Washington, Maryland)
|NBA draft||2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43rd overall|
|Selected by the Sacramento Kings|
|2008–2009||Reno Bighorns (D-League)|
|2010–2011||Reno Bighorns (D-League)|
|2011||Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League)|
|2011||New Orleans Hornets|
|2012||Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League)|
|2012||Iowa Energy (D-League)|
|2012||Telekom Baskets Bonn (Germany)|
|2013||CB Valladolid (Spain)|
|2013–present||Aries Trikala (Greece)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
Patrick Aloysius Ewing, Jr. (born May 20, 1984) is a Jamaican-American professional basketball player. He is the oldest son of retired Basketball Hall of Famer and New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing and Sharon Campbell. He has three brothers and three sisters. For the season 2013-14 he has a contract with Greek team Trikala B.C.
He signed with Indiana University on May 1, 2003. He played two seasons at Indiana before following his father's footsteps by transferring to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 2005. Under the NCAA transfer rules, Patrick Ewing, Jr., had to sit out the 2005–06 season. He returned in 2006–07 season, playing 36 games for the Hoyas.
In the 2007–08 season, he participated in the College Slam Dunk Contest at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas during Final Four weekend. As a senior with the Hoyas, Ewing averaged 6.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 34 games, winning the Big East Sixth Man of the Year award. Ewing cites the Hoyas offense as the reason why his offensive numbers were low in comparison to what he would go on to average in the D-League.
In college, Ewing wore the same jersey number (#33) as his father. However, Alonzo Mourning was last to use this number for Georgetown, so Ewing reportedly had to get Mourning's permission before using it.
Ewing was chosen as the 43rd overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. Soon afterwards, he signed a contract with the Kings. He was later traded to the Houston Rockets in a five-player deal that brought Ron Artest (now Metta World Peace) to the Rockets. On August 29, 2008, Ewing followed his father's footsteps once again, he was traded to the New York Knicks in exchange for the rights of former first round pick Frédéric Weis.
After some initial speculation that he would wear his father's retired number 33, Ewing took number 6 in honor of his favorite player Bill Russell. Number 6 was also his father's number in his final season in the NBA with the Orlando Magic and on the USA Dream Team.
Ewing played in two Knicks pre-season games prior to making his New York debut in Knicks final pre-season game on October 24, 2008. Ewing entered the game in the 4th quarter to a thunderous ovation by the Madison Square Garden crowd. Ewing helped fuel the Knicks' late rally, where the Knicks would come back from a 21-point deficit. Ewing had two dunks, a three-pointer, a steal and a blocked shot. He had seven fourth-quarter points. In total, he played 3 pre-season games for the Knicks, averaging 8.1 minutes, 3.7 points and 1.7 rebounds. On October 27, 2008, Ewing was waived by the Knicks in order to get the roster down to the maximum of 15 players for the start of the 2008–09 season.
Ewing was signed by Knicks D-League affiliate, Reno Bighorns on December 15, 2008. On the day he signed, Ewing made his D-League debut against Utah Flash, recording 15 points. After his first 30 games with the Bighorns, Ewing had averaged 16.8 points, 8.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.3 blocks per game with an efficiency rating of +20.00.
On March 16, 2009, the Reno Bighorns waived Ewing after he reportedly suffered a Grade 1 MCL (medial collateral ligament) sprain.
Ewing was named to the NY Knicks Las Vegas Summer League 2009 team roster, but was unable to participate due to injury.
Ewing played for the Orlando Magic in the Orlando Pro Summer League in 2010, as well as for the New York Knicks in the Vegas League. On August 27, Ewing signed with the Knicks. However, he was once again waived at the end of training camp. He then later resigned with the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League. Ewing was later traded to the Sioux Falls Skyforce for Danny Green.
On March 26, the New Orleans Hornets signed Ewing to a 10-day contract following the injury of David West. He was later signed for the remainder of the season. He was waived on December 13, 2011.
In January 2012, Ewing returned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
On July 4, 2012, Ewing signed a one-year contract with the Telekom Baskets Bonn of the Bundesliga, Germany's highest professional basketball league. He was released from his contract in December 2012.
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- Sioux Falls Re-Acquires Patrick Ewing Jr., Waives Billy McShepard
- Energy trade all-star Blakely for Ewing Jr.
- Telekom Baskets Bonn sign 1-year-deal with Patrick Ewing Jr. (German language)
- Patrick Ewing Jr. nicht mehr bei den Telekom Baskets Bonn
- Patrick Ewing Jr. abandona el Blancos de Rueda Valladolid
- Samuels, Ewing Jr confident ahead of Centro opener
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