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Sam Newman

Point Guard

Sam is an experienced player within the Division 1 league. He will be going into his 4th season and finally representing Essex in the national league. 

Sam last played at Hemel storm, where he was voted as the storm player of the year by their fans, and was one of only 5 players to record a triple double for the season. 

He averaged 11.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game for Hemel. 


Sam started his career at Ipswich basketball, playing for their academy in the EABL. The University of Alberta then recruited him in 2016, where he played until 2018. Sam then decided to return home and study at Essex. He played one season with Essex Leopards and then transferred to Hemel storm last year. 

Sam has made the long list of the GB u20’s in the past where he was in training camp for the national team.


Sam is now in his 3rd year of his accounting and finance degree at the University of Essex.

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