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  • Malik Newman: Plays nine minutes in G League

    Newman (calf) played nine minutes in Sunday's G League win over Fort Wayne.

    Newman didn't make his lone shot of the evening, a three-pointer that didn't fall but the important thing is that he was able to return from the calf injury that kept him out earlier in the week. He also added two rebounds and an assist.

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  • Malik Newman: Back in G League

    Newman rejoined the G League's Canton Charge after his 10-day contract with the Cavaliers expired last week.

    Newman appeared in games Feb. 21 and Feb. 23 with the Charge once his 10-day deal came to an end, but he was sidelined for Tuesday's win over the College Park Skyhawks on account of a calf injury, per Josh Weir of The Canton Repository. Before leaving the Cavaliers, Newman had the chance to make his NBA debut, making a four-minute appearance Feb. 9 in a blowout loss to the Clippers.

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  • Malik Newman: Signs 10-day with Cavaliers

    Newman agreed to terms on a 10-day contract with the Cavaliers on Sunday.

    Newman will help provide point guard depth for his new team. The 23-year-old's excelled in for Cleveland's G League affiliate this season, carrying season-long averages of 17.4 points, 4.1 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 30.9 minutes per game. Look for Newman to factor in alongside Matthew Dellavedova as the teams' primary backups to Darius Garland for the duration of his contract.

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  • Malik Newman: Paces team in loss

    Newman totaled 20 points (8-20 FG, 1-7 3Pt, 1-1 FT), three rebounds, four assists and two steals in Thursday's G League loss to Maine.

    Newman had scored at least 20 in five-straight games prior to totaling just 20 over his last two. He'll try to make it a new one Saturday at Westchester.

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  • Malik Newman: Logs third-straight 20-point night

    Newman scored 23 points (7-12 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 4-4 FT), five rebounds and six assists in Saturday's G League win over the Go-Go.

    Newman got a one-game break four games ago and has come back refreshed, scoring 66 points in three outings since his return to the starting lineup. He'll look to remain hot at home Wednesday against Delaware.

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  • Malik Newman: Nets 14 in loss

    Newman scored 14 points (4-18 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 3-3 FT) and added two rebounds, three assists and one steal during Saturday's G League loss to the Herd.

    Newman sat three games ago after a scoreless outing but has returned to his double-digit point ways over his last two. He leads the team averaging 17 points and 3.6 assists per game in 22 G League contests this season.

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  • Malik Newman: Nets team-high 24 in loss

    Newman scored 24 points (9-19 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 3-3 FT) and added an assist and a block during Saturday's G League loss to Capital City.

    It was an odd game for Newman, statistically speaking. He led the team with nine field goals but was 0-for-4 from beyond the arc and contributed virtually nothing else in terms of other stats. He'll look for a more even performance Friday against Grand Rapids.

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  • Malik Newman: Leads team in win

    Newman scored 26 points (10-22 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and racked up three rebounds, four assists, and three steals during Wednesday's G-League win over Erie.

    Newman is averaging 19.0 points per game in five games played. He played 37 minutes, good for second on the team.

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  • Cavaliers' Malik Newman: Let go by Cavs

    Newman was waived by the Cavaliers on Thursday, Sam Amico of AmicoHoops.net reports.

    Newman, who spent last season with the G League's Canton Charge, was signed to an Exhibit 10 contract in August. It seems likely Newman will return to the Charge again this season.

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  • Cavaliers' Malik Newman: Signs camp deal with Cavs

    Newman has agreed to a training camp contract with the Cavaliers, Sam Amico of AmicoHoops.net reports.

    Newman spent the latter half of the 2018-19 season with the Cavaliers' G League affiliate, the Canton Charge. There, he averaged 12.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 25 appearances. He'll look to impress the Cavaliers' coaching staff enough to land a spot on the final roster, but chances are, he'll play for the Charge again in 2019-20.

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  • Cavaliers' Malik Newman: Scores game-high 33 points in win

    Newman went off for 33 points (11-17 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 7-9 FT), four rebounds, two steals and an assist across 31 minutes in the Cavaliers' 98-96 overtime win over the Kings on Friday in a Las Vegas Summer League consolation game.

    Newman had a huge night for Cleveland in the team's overtime victory, leading the Cavs with three points in overtime to secure a close win. Despite the stellar effort, Newman is unlikely to make the Cavaliers' roster this season and will presumably return to the G League, where he spent most of 2018.

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  • Cavaliers' Malik Newman: Paces second unit

    Newman turned in 15 points (4-10 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 4-4 FT), three assists, and two rebounds across 19 minutes during the Cavaliers' 99-78 loss to the Pelicans in a Las Vegas Summer League game Wednesday.

    The second-year guard's scoring total led the bench and checked in second for the night on the Cavaliers. Newman averaged 11.0 points on 44.8 percent shooting in a bench role with both Canton and Sioux Falls in the G League last season, which shapes up as his most likely destination again in the coming campaign.

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  • Malik Newman: Scores 19 points off bench

    Newman tallied 19 points (7-13 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 4-5 FT), two assists and a steal in the 116-114 win over Raptors 905 on Thursday.

    Since joining Canton in late January, Newman is averaging 9.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.4 through 20 games. His minutes per game is higher than when he played with Sioux Falls (22.7 to 17.7), but he's still not a major enough factor offensively to count on routinely when it comes to fantasy.

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  • Malik Newman: Dealt to Canton

    The G League's Sioux Falls Skyforce traded Newman to the Canton Charge on Saturday in exchange for center Emanuel Terry.

    Newman, a 21-year-old rookie out of Kansas, averaged 9.5 points, 2.6 boards and 2.1 assists in 17.7 minutes per game over his 17 appearances for the Skyforce. He'll provide the Charge with some additional depth at either backcourt spot.

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  • Malik Newman: Held scoreless in win

    Newman failed to score across seven minutes Friday against Maine.

    Newman is averaging 10.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists over 14 games this season, but he went 0-2 from the field and missed his lone 3-point attempt in a 114-94 victory. Despite his recent lack of playing time, he should get back into the mix in the Skyforce's next contest.

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  • Malik Newman: Still out Monday

    Newman (hamstring) did not play in Monday's loss to the Iowa Wolves.

    Newman has missed the last four games with what has been identified as a right hamstring injury. Without any information regarding the severity of the injury, it seems likely that Newman is slated to miss some time.

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  • Malik Newman: Unable to play Monday

    Newman (hamstring) did not play in Monday's contest against Agua Caliente.

    Newman has been a minor rotation piece for the Skyforce this season, averaging 19.6 minutes in 12 games. The guard will aim to make an appearance during Friday's contest.

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  • Malik Newman: Inks deal in G-League

    Newman signed a G-League contract with the Sioux Falls Skyforce on Wednesday, Adam Johnson of 2 Ways and 10 Days reports.

    Newman couldn't make the Heat's final roster, but will play for the organization's G-League affiliate. He was honored as the Big 12 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player last season and totaled 16 points in 49 summer league minutes for the Lakers.

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  • Malik Newman: Let go by Heat

    Newman was waived by the Heat on Sunday.

    Newman only saw limited run during the preseason schedule and didn't do enough to impress the coaching staff. As a result, he'll be waived and is a strong candidate to join the team's G-League affiliate for the start of the season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 190 lbs
Birthplace: Shreveport, LA
Age: 24
Class: Freshman