Is Don Newman Living or Dead?

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American basketball player-coach

Don Newman is ...

Born 22 May 1957 in New Orleans
Died 12 Sep 2018 in Louisiana
Age61 years, 3 months
Height1.91m (6 ft, 3 in)
Don Newman
Don Newman
Don Newman, assistant coach of the San Antonio Spurs, during the Spurs-Nuggets match in Dec 2010.

About Don Newman

Donald David Newman (November 22, 1957 – September 11, 2018) was an American professional athlete in basketball and Canadian football. Following his playing career, he was the head basketball coach at Arizona State for the 1997–98 season, and Sacramento State from 1992 to 1997. He also was an assistant coach in the NBA with the New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs, and Washington Wizards.

He is also known as Donald David Newman.


After a long battle with brain cancer, Newman died at age 60 at his New Orleans home on September 11, 2018.