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8 Things to Know about Malik Newman (Basketball Player)

Malik Newman Biography and Facts

Malik Newman picsRising American basketball player “Malik Newman” plays for Mississippi state college where his father used to play so this is some sort of a legacy which has been followed by Newman. He was born in 1997 in Louisiana and since his early age he showed his interest towards basketball as it is one of the popular games in United States.

Newman played for his Callaway High School and helped his team to win some memorable victories. After being declared the MVP in 2014 FIBA under 17 world Championship, he was selected for 2015 All-American Boys Game and this is just the beginning of the making of future star of basketball soon he will be seen in the U.S national basketball team if he continues like this.

#1 Zodiac Sign: Pisces is his zodiac sign as he was born on February 21 (1997).

#2 Current Team: He plays for Mississippi State Bulldogs where his father “Horatio Webster” would play and this must be an achievement for Newman and his father.

#3 Playing Position: Newman serves the critical position of “Guard” and a player like him deserves to be in this position. He has proved his mettle once too often.

#4 Jersey Number: He puts on 14 number jersey and there is nothing metaphorical about choosing him this number.

#5 Won Gold Medal for His Side: Back in 2014 when Newman was selected for under 17 U.S team he proved his selection by winning Gold medal and truly it must have been the proud moment for him.

#6 Acknowledgment and Appreciation: He was declared amongst the three best players by one of the famous websites Rivals.com.

#7 Weight and Height: This is very crucial for any basketball player but Newman seems to be more than fit to play basketball, he weighs around 160 pounds and has a height of 6 feet 3 inches (really a tall man).

#8 Awards: He has got his hands on First-team Parade all-American and he was the only one in his whole team other than this Newman also declared the MVP in 2014 FIBA under-17 championship.