Patrick Aloysius Ewing, Jr.
(born May 20, 1984 in Boston, Massachusetts
) is an American
player for the NBA
's New Orleans Hornets
. He is the oldest son of retired NBA
Hall of Famer and New York Knicks
legend Patrick Ewing
and Sharon Campbell. He has three brothers and three sisters.
He first attended the Windward School in White Plains, New York
before going to Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
, Marietta High School
, and National Christian Academy in Maryland
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
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 jersey number 33, Alonzo Mourning
was last to use this number for Georgetown, and he reportedly had to get Mourning's permission before using... Read More