Between The Lines Podcast with Special Guest Milt Newton

By |2021-09-04T17:11:06+00:00September 4th, 2021|Articles, News, Videos|

Hosted By SHAQUILLE RICHARDSON Livewire Sports Watch as Milt Newton sits down with Shaquille Richardson for an interview on Between The Lines presented by Livewire Sports. You can view the watch and listen to the full podcast episode on Livewire Sports' Facebook page. CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO

V.I. native Newton played big role in getting Bucks back to NBA Finals after 47 years

By |2021-12-18T05:21:02+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Articles, News|

Written By BILL KISER Daily News Staff It’s been a heady — and busy — 48 hours for St. Thomas native Milt Newton.   Just two days after the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Atlanta Hawks in six games to win the Eastern Conference title, Newton is neck-deep in the Bucks’ preparations to play in their [...]

USVI native Milt Newton helping lead Bucks toward excellence

By |2021-09-04T17:11:06+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Articles, News|

Written By GARY BEDORE The Kansas City Start The Milwaukee Bucks entered the COVID-19 coronavirus stoppage of play on March 12 with a remarkable 53-12 record. That’s six games better than any team in the Eastern Conference and two games ahead of the Los Angeles Lakers in the West.   One of the individuals credited [...]

St. Thomas Native Signs with Coppin State, a Historically Black College

By |2020-02-25T02:38:11+00:00February 25th, 2020|Articles, News|

Written By DAVID EDOLE Special to the Daily News ST. CROIX — “What’s for you is for you,” is a phrase that typically means that today may not be your day, but tomorrow may be. These are the words that St. Thomas native Unique Meyers frequently repeated during her pursuit of a basketball scholarship. Although [...]

Timberwolves GM Milt Newton and Wife, Shalaun, Host Six Children From The U.S. Virgin Islands

By |2020-11-13T22:23:41+00:00March 11th, 2016|News|

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves GM Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, hosted six children from the U.S. Virgin Islands this past week as part of the next phase of their Emerald Gems Foundation dedicated to giving back to children from Milt Newton's homeland. They selected six high school juniors [...]

Education & Basketball Enrichment Program

By |2021-09-04T17:11:08+00:00February 26th, 2016|Articles, Basketball Camps|

We hope to offer this program again in the near future. 2016 Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. Education & Basketball Enrichment Program - Minnesota Twin Cities Area Trip Recap Emerald Gems held a promotion offering high school students in their junior year who play basketball the opportunity to participate in a week long [...]

Park Named in Newton’s Honor

By |2016-05-04T14:20:29+00:00August 10th, 2015|Basketball Camps, News|

(Original story credit: Matt Schoch of the Virgin Islands Daily News) ST. THOMAS - Milt Newton's park is now Milt Newton Park. The Bordeaux basketball court where he fell in love with the game was rededicated to the Virgin Islands native in a ceremony Friday night in his old west St. Thomas neighborhood. "I'm proud [...]

Emerald Gems Foundation: Mission

To enhance the lives of the youths of the U.S. Virgin Islands by providing positive experiences and learning opportunities utilizing basketball as a means.


100% of all donations received by Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. will go directly to Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands.

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