Greg Newton

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Greg Newton
Personal information
Born (1974-09-07) September 7, 1974 (age 42)
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Nationality Canadian
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Career information
High school A. N. Myer (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
College Duke (1993–1997)
NBA draft 1997 / Undrafted
Playing career 1997–2005
Position Power forward / Center
Career history
1997–1998 Siemens Gent
1998–1999 Hapoel Eilat
1999–2000 Flamengo
2000 Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca
2000 KD Hopsi Polzela
2001–2002 Scafati Basket
2002–2003 Cherno More Varna
2003 KK Lavovi 063
2003–2004 Dynamo Moscow Region
2004–2005 HKK Široki
2005 Pallacanestro Trapani
2005–2006 Club Melilla Baloncesto

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

College career[edit]

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 career[edit]

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 played professionally in Brazil, Israel (Hapoel Eilat 1999), and Bosnia.


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