Ira Bowman played in the position of Guard. He had a height of 6 feet 5 inches and weight of 195 lbs. He was offered jersey no. 11, 30 and 7 when he played in the NBA (National Basketball Association). In the 1999-2000 season, he played with Philadelphia 76ers. He was drafted to Atlanta Hawks in the 2000-01 season. He joined the Philadelphia 76ers again for the 2001-02 season.
Bowman was a student of Seton Hall Prep High School in West Orange, New Jersey. After passing out, he took admission in the University of Pennsylvania. He was not chosen in an NBA draft. While in school when he was a senior, he led the team to a 31-1 record. He became the all time career points leader in the school.
In the 1999-2000 season, Bowman participated in 11 games which are the maximum number of games played by him in a single season. In the 2000-01 season, he scored 10 points in 3 games which are the maximum number of points accumulated by him in a single season.
Bowman took part in just 17 games in the NBA and in these he received 68 playing minutes. The number of field goals was 7 and the number of field goal attempts was 11 and thus the field goal percentage was 0.636. Although, he managed 1 3-point field goal attempt he could not convert it to a 3-point field goal and hence the 3-point field goal percentage was nil. He made 2 free throw attempts out of which there was 1 free throw resulting in a free throw percentage of 0.500. Overall, there were 5 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 personal fouls and 15 points.