Mike Newlin

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Mike Newlin
Mike Newlin.jpg
Newlin from the 1970 Utonian
Personal information
Born (1949-01-02) January 2, 1949 (age 69)
Portland, Oregon
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Saint Francis
(La Cañada Flintridge, California)
College Utah (1968–1971)
NBA draft 1971 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the San Diego Rockets
Playing career 1971–1982
Position Guard / Small forward
Number 14
Career history
19711979 Houston Rockets
19791981 New Jersey Nets
1981–1982 New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
  • 3× First-team All-WAC (1969–1971)
Career NBA statistics
Points 12,507 (14.9 ppg)
Rebounds 2,494 (3.0 rpg)
Assists 3,364 (4.0 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Michael F. "Mike" Newlin (born January 2, 1949) is a retired American basketball player in the NBA. A feisty 6'4" (1.93 m), 200 lb (91 kg) guard from the University of Utah, he played 11 professional seasons (1971–1982), spending most of his time with the Houston Rockets. He played in several playoff series, including the 1977 Eastern Conference Finals, which the Rockets would lose to the Philadelphia 76ers led by Julius Erving. He also played for the New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks. He had his finest season in 1980–81, when he averaged 21.4 points per game for the Nets, and he retired in 1982 with 12,507 career points.

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