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Monthly Archives: June 2015

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Milt Newton Giving Back

By |June 18th, 2015|

(The following article was published on LJWorld.com. Credit Gary Bedore)

Minnesota Timberwolves general manager/former Kansas University guard Milt Newton, who was born and raised in the Virgin Islands, returned to St. Thomas with his wife, Shalaun Newton, earlier this month to speak with youths about the importance of education and also announce the formation of a charitable […]

V.I.’s Newton Comes Home

By |June 16th, 2015|

The following article was written BY MATT SCHOCH (DAILY NEWS STAFF) visit original article

ST. THOMAS – The Minnesota Timberwolves front office was lauded by much of the sports world in its handling of a tough situation last offseason.

Faced with losing him after this season for nothing, the National Basketball Association franchise traded its most recognizable player, […]