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Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Newton’s Journey from V.I. to NBA General Manager

By |December 6th, 2015|

CREDIT: Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kent Amos sat in his Washington, D.C., living room 36 years ago, three lost boys standing before him.

Amos and his wife Carmen were embarking on a new mentoring program for wayward children, and 14-year-old Milt Newton was among the first three candidates to receive the family’s help.

“There were bigger […]