1997–1998 Siemens Gent (Belgium)
Position Center, Power forward
Pro career 1997–2005
Height 2.08 m
|NBA draft 1997 / Undrafted|
Role Basketball Player
Name Greg Newton
|Born September 8, 1974 (age 41)Niagara Falls, Ontario (1974-09-08) |
High school A. N. Myer (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
College Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Greg Newton and Matt Dean Career Highlights
Gregory Michael "Greg" Newton (born September 7, 1974) is a Canadian former professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Duke.
He was a center for the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team from 1994-1997. Newton was Team Captain in his senior season. 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.
Newton was suspended from Duke in 1995 for cheating on a computer science exam.
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.