Milt Newton Player Personnel Director
...Milt Newton was named Director of Player Personnel for the NBDL on May 16, 2000.
In this position, Newton
is responsible for evaluating, recruiting and signing players and assisting the Executive Director on the league's day-to-day basketball operations. Prior to joining the NBDL, Newton spent two years as a scout with Philadelphia 76ers where he was responsible for collegiate and advanced scouting, and assisted in evaluating and selecting draft picks. Newton also served as the Assistant Director for the USA Men's Basketball program from 1995-99.He coordinated the USA Men's Basketball National Team trials, training camps, exhibition games and team competitions, and served as a liaison for USA Men's Basketball teams at international competitions.Newton
also researched, scouted and recruited college and high school players and coaches to become involved in USA Basketball. Newton was a member of the 1988 University of Kansas National Championship team, and was named to the NCAA Midwest Regional and Final Four All-Tournament teams.He
went on to play in the Continental Basketball Association for the Rockford Lightning
and Grand Rapids Hoops. Newton received his Master of Science in Sports Administration from the University of Kansas in 1992 and his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Kansas in 1989.
Born in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands and raised in Washington, DC, Newton
resides in Summit, NJ with is wife Shalaun.