November 29, 2022

Johnny Newman Bio, Age, Wife, Career, stats, Net Worth, Film,Basketball and Interview.

Johnny Newman Biography

Johnny Newman, born John Sylvester Newman, Jr. is an American retired Professional basketball player. He starred at the University of Richmond, before going on to play in the National Basketball Association.

Johnny Newman Age

Johnny was born on 28 November 1963 in Danville, Virginia, United States. He is  55 years old as of 2018.

Johnny Newman Height

He stands at a height of 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)

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Newman Johnny Wife

Johnny was married to Dawn Lewis from 2004 and divorced in the year 2006. Dawn is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.

Johnny Newman Young

Newman attended George Washington High School in Danville, playing for the Eagles under local Hall of Fame coach Harry Johnson before going on to play college basketball at Richmond. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

Newman graduated from Richmond in 1986 as the school’s all-time leader in points with 2,383. He was known as an expert marksman in college, with a .532 career field goal percentage and .800 career free throw percentage mark.

Newman led Richmond twice to the NCAA Tournament. In the 1984 Tournament, Newman and the underdog, 12th-seeded Richmond Spiders upset the 5th-seeded Auburn Tigers, led by future Basketball Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley, in the first round. They fell to the 4th-seeded Indiana Hoosiers in the 2nd round. In the 1986 NCAA Tournament, Richmond was seeded 11th in the East region and lost in the first round to 6th-seeded Saint Joseph’s.

After college, Newman was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2nd round, with the 29th overall pick, of the 1986 NBA draft.

Johnny Newman Life

Johnny Newman was born in Danville on Thursday, November 28, 1963 (Baby Boomers generation). He is 55 years old and is a Sagittarius. John Sylvester Newman, Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6′ 7″ and 210 lb (95 kg) guard/forward, Newman starred at the University of Richmond, before going on to play in the National Basketball Association. In his 16 seasons (1986–2002) in the NBA, he was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, New Jersey Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, and Dallas Mavericks. He was named CAA Player of the Year in 1984 as a member of the Richmond Spiders.

He helped lead the New York Knicks into the playoffs during his second year in the NBA. John Sylvester Newman, Jr. attended George Washington in Danville, Virginia, and the University of Richmond. Johnny Newman is a member of the Richest Celebrities and Basketball Players.

Johnny Newman Amateur career

Newman was born in Danville, Virginia and attended George Washington High School in Danville, playing for the Eagles under local Hall of Fame coach Harry Johnson before moving to Richmond college basketball. Newman is a member of the brotherhood of Kappa Alpha Psi.

Johnny graduated with 2,383 points from Richmond in 1986 as the all-time leader of the school. He was regarded in college as an expert marksman with a percentage of objective for a.532 career field and a percentage mark for a.800 career free throw.

Newman resulted twice to the NCAA Tournament for Richmond. Newman and the underdog, 12th-seeded Richmond Spiders defeated the 5th-seeded Auburn Tigers in the first round in the 1984 Tournament, led by future Basketball Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley. They dropped in the 2nd round to the 4th-seeded Indiana Hoosiers. In the 1986 NCAA Tournament, Richmond was seeded 11th in the East region and lost in the first round to 6th-seeded Saint Joseph’s.

After college, Newman was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2nd round, with the 29th overall pick, of the 1986 NBA draft.

Johnny Newman Professional Career

The 1986 NBA Draft selection group of Cleveland Cavaliers was one of the best for the franchise ever, and one of the best for any team. The Cavaliers purchased the rights of future All-Stars Mark Price, Brad Daugherty, and Ron Harper in that draft. Since Harper and Newman performed the same role, during his rookie season, Newman was compelled to ride the bench.

For the 1987–1988 season, Newman entered the New York Knicks and worked slowly into the starting lineup. Newman led the Knicks into the playoffs together with teammates Mark Jackson and Patrick Ewing, averaging 19.0 ppg (including 35 points in match 3) in an opening-round loss to the Boston Celtics. Newman continued to grow into his position in the starting five in 1988–89. He was 16.0 ppg on average and led the Knicks to the Atlantic Division title of the NBA.

Newman signed with the Charlotte Hornets after the 1989–90 season as a free agent, an expansion franchise in its 3rd year of life.

Newman was traded in return for Jason Kidd by the New Jersey Nets together with Stephon Marbury after the 2000–01 NBA season.

In his NBA career, Newman scored 12,740 points.

In 2011, Newman was introduced to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

Johnny Newman Basketball

Newman played basketball for George Washington High School when he still in school. He also played basketball in college with Richmond Spiders men’s basketball from 1982 to 1986 and started playing professionally in 1986.
In the 1986 draft, Newman was chosen number 29 in round 2 by the Cleveland cavaliers. He left the game of basketball in 2003.

Johnny Newman Stats

Year

Team

GP

GS

MPG

FG%

3P%

FT%

RPG

APG

SPG

BPG

PPG

2001–02

Dallas

47

17

15.4

.453

.386

.724

1.0

.3

.6

.1

4.2

2000–01

New Jersey

82

17

25.0

.419

.335

.855

2.1

1.4

.8

.1

10.9

1999–2000

New Jersey

82

9

21.5

.446

.379

.838

1.9

.8

.6

.1

10.0

1998–99

Cleveland

50

2

19.0

.422

.377

.810

1.5

.8

.6

.2

6.1

1997–98

Denver

74

15

29.4

.431

.343

.820

1.9

1.9

1.0

.3

14.7

1996–97

Milwaukee

82

4

25.1

.450

.347

.765

2.3

1.4

.9

.2

8.7

1995–96

Milwaukee

82

82

32.8

.495

.377

.802

2.4

1.9

1.1

.2

10.8

1994–95

Milwaukee

82

11

23.1

.463

.352

.801

2.1

1.1

.8

.2

7.7

1993–94

Charlotte

18

18

23.8

.523

.250

.814

3.2

1.6

1.0

.3

13.0

1993–94

New Jersey

63

0

20.1

.453

.270

.807

1.9

.7

.8

.3

9.5

1992–93

Charlotte

64

27

23.0

.522

.267

.808

2.2

1.8

.7

.3

11.9

1991–92

Charlotte

55

55

30.0

.477

.283

.766

3.3

2.7

1.3

.3

15.3

1990–91

Charlotte

81

81

30.6

.470

.357

.809

3.1

2.3

1.2

.2

16.9

1989–90

New York

80

69

28.5

.476

.317

.799

2.4

2.3

1.2

.3

12.9

1988–89

New York

81

80

28.8

.475

.338

.815

2.5

2.0

1.4

.3

16.0

1987–88

New York

77

25

20.6

.435

.280

.841

2.1

.8

.9

.1

10.0

1986–87

Cleveland

59

0

10.7

.411

.045

.868

1.2

.5

.3

.1

5.0

Career

1,159

512

24.5

.461

.336

.810

2.2

1.5

.9

.2

11.0

Johnny Newman Film

Took part in a play in the 1997 film Shadow Conspiracy with Charlie Sheen, Linda Hamilton, Donald Sutherland and Gore Vidal.

Johnny Newman Charlotte Hornets

After the 1989–90 season, Newman signed as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets, an expansion franchise in its 3rd year of existence.

Johnny Newman Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 01′ currently his net worth is being calculated.

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