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Ira Newble (born January 20, 1975, in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional basketball player for Bnei Hasharon in Israel. He previously played for the San Antonio Spurs, the Atlanta Hawks, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Seattle SuperSonics, and the Los Angeles Lakers. He attended and graduated from Southfield High School, in Southfield, Michigan in 1993. He went to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he studied sports marketing.

Newble went to Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College before attending Miami University. As a senior in Miami University, he averaged 11.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game while earning Honorable Mention All-Mid American Conference honors.

After an uneventful first season with the Spurs and one and-a-half consistent ones with the Hawks, the Cavaliers signed Newble as a free agent on July 2003. Injuries hampered Newble in the 2005-06 NBA season. He missed 21 games with a right foot strain and missed 14 games with a facial abscess. On December, 2007, it was revealed that the Cavaliers fined Newble and Damon Jones an undisclosed amount of money, for refusing to come off the bench during the final minute of their Christmas Day win over the Miami Heat. On February 21, 2008 he was traded to the Seattle SuperSonics in a multi-player deal including Ben Wallace, Joe Smith, Wally Szczerbiak, Delonte West, Drew Gooden, Larry Hughes, Donyell Marshall, and more . He was then waived by the Sonics one week later. On March, 2008, it was confirmed that Newble signed a ten-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Nine days later, the Lakers signed Newble for the remainder of the 2007-2008 Season.

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