Patrick Ewing Girlfriend: Who Is The NBA Legend Dating?

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Being in talks about the controversy surrounding his past relationship, people are curious about the Hall of Fame basketball player Patrick Ewing and his current girlfriend.

Patrick has previously been through a public divorce with his ex-wife after seven years of marriage for allegedly cheating.

He is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Cheryl, a former volleyball player.

Basketball Coach Former Professional Player Patrick Ewing
Basketball Coach and Former Professional Player Patrick Ewing (Source: Instagram)

Patrick Ewing, born August 5, 1962, was a Jamaican-American basketball coach and former professional player.

Ewing started his career early on as he excelled in basketball at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. He stood out with his exceptional skill at Georgetown University, winning the NCAA title 1984.

Later, he was the first overall pick by the New York Knicks in the 1985 NBA draft. He earned Rookie of the Year honors.

Over 15 seasons, he became an 11-time NBA All-Star, leading the Knicks to the NBA Finals in 1994.

Following that, Ewing’s 1992 Dream Team participation solidified him globally, winning gold at the Barcelona Olympics.

After requesting a trade in 2000, Ewing played with the Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic each season. Then, in 2002, he decided to retire.

After retiring, Ewing transitioned to coaching; he served as an assistant for NBA teams, including the Washington Wizards and Orlando Magic.

In 2017, he returned to Georgetown University as head coach, winning the Big East tournament in 2021.

Ewing’s legacy extends beyond playing days, influencing collegiate and professional basketball.

Who is Patrick Ewing’s Girlfriend? Past Relationships

Patrick Ewing is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Cheryl Weaver. Cheryl is also an athlete; she is a former American indoor volleyball player.

The couple has not tied the knot yet. However, they have been together for years and have a daughter.

In terms of romantic relationships, Patrick has been in talks about his past relationships, too.

Before Cheryl, Ewing was married to his ex-wife Rita Williams. They met in 1983 and began dating before tying the knot in the year 1991. However, they decided to end their 7 years of marriage and divorced in 1998.

During their divorce, there were rumors suggesting that Ewing had cheated on his wife with a New York Knicks dancer and had fathered an illegitimate child with her.

Later, Ewing testified in a federal court, revealing his involvement with an adult dancer from a club.

Patrick Ewing Kids

Talking about the kids, Ewing is the father to his four children. He has three children from his previous marriage: Rita, Patrick Jr., Randi, and Corey Ewing.

And Patrick Ewing also has another daughter from his current relationship with his girlfriend Cheryl, Alexis Ewing.

Ewing Jr. is the eldest son of the New York Knicks legend. He is a professional basketball coach and a former player.

Patrick Ewing Jr. is a head coach and general manager for the expansion Newfoundland Growlers of the CEBL.

Talking about Randi, she played volleyball for Louisville during her college years. Other than that, not much information was found about her. Similarly, not much is found about Cordey.

Patrick Ewing With HIs Daughter Alexis
Patrick Ewing With His Daughter Alexis (Source: Instagram)

Finally, Alexis Ewing, daughter of Patrick and former professional volleyball player Cheryl Weaver, decided to follow in her mother’s footsteps and chose volleyball.

Talking about daughter Alexis, Patrick said, “When it comes to volleyball, I leave that to mom,” “No coaching. I just try to you know, be a be a dad.”

Alexis is a sophomore at Bullis and one of the top-ranked players in her class. Recently, she committed to Penn State’s 2025 volleyball recruiting class.

Tisha Dongol
Tisha Dongol

Tisha Dongol

Tisha Dongol is a dynamic writer with a passion for uncovering the stories that lie at the intersection of sports and society. Her articles offer readers a thought-provoking blend of insightful analysis, cultural commentary, and human interest narratives that illuminate the diverse experiences within the sporting world.


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