Greg Newton played with international basketball legend Oscar Schmidt on
Flamengo Petrobras in Brazil during the 1999-2000 season. He has also had
international stops in Israel and Belgium.
At the 1998 world championships he was fourth in rebounding averaging 10
per game. Newton graduated from Duke University in 1997 with a major in
history. He averaged 15 points and seven rebounds in his senior year and
reached the Final Four as a freshman.
Canada def. Russia 86-83 in double overtime to finish in seventh place overall.
Men: Canada lost 68-63 to France in quarter-final game; advances to playoff for seventh or eighth place.
Canada def. Yugoslavia 83-75 to wind up in first place in Pool B with a 4-1 record, qualifying to meet France in the quarter-finals.
Canada lost 77-59 to Russia, dropping 3-1 in Pool B.
Men: Canada def. Spain 91-77, lifting record to 3-0 and advancing to quarter-finals.
Men: Canada def. Angola 99-54, raising record to 2-0 in Pool B.
Canada def. Australia 101-90 in first preliminary round game.
Canada's Greg Newton tries to block a shot
Collision in the air
Greg Newton tangles with Gaze
USA vs Canada: Newton against Mourning
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