CANTON, OH – The Canton Charge have acquired guard Malik Newman in a trade with the Sioux Falls Skyforce in exchange for center Emanuel Terry, the team announced today.
Newman, (6-3, 190, Kansas), has appeared in 17 games for the Skyforce, averaging 9.5 points on .478 shooting, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 17.7 minutes per game. Newman began his collegiate career at Mississippi State before transferring to the University of Kansas where he appeared in 39 games (33 starts) last season and averaged 14.2 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals in 31.6 minutes per game. He connected on 85 three-point field goals, the ninth-most for a single-season in KU history, and was named the Big 12 Championship Most Outstanding Player after he averaged 24.0 points and 4.3 rebounds in the tournament, helping Kansas earn the Big 12 title. Additionally, he averaged a team-high 21.6 points in the 2018 NCAA Tournament, helping Kansas to the Final Four.
Terry played in all 20 games with Canton this season (12 starts) and averaged 8.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 21.7 minutes per game.
The Charge begin a three-game road trip with a visit to the Memphis Hustle on Monday, January 7th at 8:00 p.m. (TV: Facebook Live). For Charge Nation Memberships, group outings, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to CantonCharge.com or call 866-444-1944. The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and are also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Chairman and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, who play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.