Darius Lavar Miles is a bankrupt American retired basketball player. He is the physically gifted and talented player to the charm of hard courts of NBA (National Basketball Association). Miles played for teams like Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies and Portland Blazers. He played in the small forward position.
Darius worked in the movie The Perfect Score with a famous actor Chris Evans. The Los Angeles Clippers selected him in 2000 NBA Draft as 3rd Overall pick. The player received $66 million salaries from the NBA during his time.
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Early Life & Biography
Darius Miles was born on October 09, 1981, in Belleville, Illinois, the United States to Ethel Miles and Gilbert Miles. Miles studied from East St. Louis Lincoln High School. Miles attended East St. Louis Senior High School, located in Illinois, United States. The player signed a National Letter of Intent to play with St.John’s Red Storm Men’s Basketball team. The ethnicity of the player is African-American.
In 2011, the player arrested for carrying a loaded gun. In 2018, he was suffering from mental heal issues.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 09 1981, Darius Miles is 39 years old as of today’s date 7th November 2020. His height is 6 ft 9 in tall, and his weight is 74 kg.
In the 2000 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Clippers selected Darius as the third overall pick. The player feasted the audience with their high flying style of play with Quentin Richardson, Corey Maggette, Lamar Odom, and Elton Brand. Miles played his first season with Clippers. In 2001, he earned NBA All-Rookie Team first-team honor. He helped the team to increase their win column. The first time appeared on playoff since 1997.
During 2001-2002 seasons, the player traded to Cleveland Cavaliers with Harold Jamison. He traded in a deal for Andre Miller and Bryant Stith. The player spent only a half-season with Cleveland and traded to Portland Trail Blazers for Jeff McInnis and Ruben Boumtje during the 2003-04 seasons.
The player involved in a brawl with coach Maurice Cheek. Miles insulted the coach with racial slurs. In 2005, he scored 47 points against Denver Nuggets. During the 2005-2006 seasons, he suffered from a right knee injury. On April 15, 2006, Darius played the last game of the season. The player missed a full season of 2006-07 and 2007-08 NBA season because of micro-fracture surgery to repair his injury.
To save $18 million contracts, the Portland Trail Blazers appeal to NBA and NBA Player Association to check by an independent doctor if Darius could play. The Miles knee injury could be career-ending. He signed a non-guaranteed contract with August 22, 2008, with Boston Celtics. The player waived before starting the regular season. ON December 31, 2008, Miles singed a contract with Memphis Grizzlies. He did not play ten-game because of suspension. On January 04, 2009, the player made a season debut with the team.
Darius played six pre-season games with Celtics, two with Grizzlies. On January 10, 2009, he re-signed a 10-day non-guaranteed contract. In 2004, the Miles worked in The Perfect Score. Darius worked in National Lampoon’s Van Wilder in 2002. He also appeared in a documentary named The Youngest Guns, which based on Miles and Richardson’s relationship.
Awards & Achievements
The player only received the NBA All-Rookie award in his career.
Net Worth & Salary of Darius Miles in 2020
As of November 2020, The net worth of Darius Miles is -$1 million. The injury destroys the career of the player. He also involves conflict with Coach Maurice Cheeks. The player suspended for using abuse substances. The player earned more than $66 million from his NBA career. The player received a good amount from brand endorsement. In June 2016, he filed for bankruptcy.
His filled document showed that Miles had $500,000 in assets and $1.5 million in liabilities. The police also arrested him.
Darius Miles is a very talented player, but injuries prevented him from continuing. The player is currently bankrupt with the minus network.