Greg Newton

Gregory Michael Newton (born September 7, 1974) is a Canadian former professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Duke.

Greg Newton
Personal information
Born (1974-09-07) September 7, 1974 (age 46)
Niagara Falls, Ontario
NationalityCanadian
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Career information
High schoolA. N. Myer (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
CollegeDuke (1993–1997)
NBA draft1997 / Undrafted
Playing career1997–2005
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
1997–1998Siemens Gent
1998–1999Hapoel Eilat
1999–2000Flamengo
2000Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca
2000KD Hopsi Polzela
2001–2002Scafati Basket
2002–2003Cherno More Varna
2003Lavovi 063
2003–2004Dynamo Moscow Region
2004–2005HKK Široki
2005Pallacanestro Trapani
2005–2006Club Melilla Baloncesto

College careerEdit

He was a center for the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team from 1994-1997. Newton was team captain in his senior season.[1] He was a member of the Canadian national team, that finished seventh in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

Newton averaged 7.6 points per game for his Duke career.[2]

Newton was suspended from Duke in 1995 for cheating on a computer science exam.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Newton played professionally with the USBL's Raleigh Cougars. The Cougars promoted him by citing his greatest accomplishment - at the time, he was one away from Duke's top 10 in blocks.

Newton also played professionally in Brazil, Israel (Hapoel Eilat 1999), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia.

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