Don Newman (basketball)

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Newman in March 2013

Donald David Newman (November 22, 1957 – September 11, 2018) was an American basketball coach and player and Canadian football wide receiver and an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards and San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Newman was head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils for the 1997–98 season,[1] and the Sacramento State from 1992 to 1997.

Newman played Canadian football for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1981 to 1983. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Newman died after a long battle with cancer on September 11, 2018 in New Orleans at the age of 60.[2][3]

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  1. Longman, Jere (26 November 1997). "BASKETBALL; New Coach Wades Into Arizona State Maelstrom" – via NYTimes.com.
  2. "Former Spurs assistant Don Newman dies". My San Antonio. September 12, 2018.
  3. "Former Spurs coach Don Newman passes away". News4San Antonio. September 12, 2018.

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