Cheryl Miller

Cheryl Miller

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Cheryl Miller is an inspiring American basketball player and coach who is widely regarded as one of the best female basketball players ever. Cheryl Miller has dominated the game with her limitless energy and passion. Moreover, she has had an amazing career as a professional basketball player, helping to promote the game and pushing it to a higher level. She has spent more than two decades as a professional basketball player.

Early life

Cheryl D. Miller was born on 3rd January 1964, in Riverside, California, the United States of America. As of now, she is 58 years old and she holds citizenship in America. Moreover, she belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity and has a zodiac sign of Capricorn. She is the daughter of Saul Miller (father) and Carrie Turner Miller (mother).

As, she has three brothers whose names are Reggie Miller, Darrell Miller, and Saul Miller Jr. She spent her childhood life along with her brother in California.  In addition, her younger brothers participate in sports as well. Reggie is also an NBA basketball player. Moreover, her brother Darrel is a former catcher in Major League Baseball. Saul Miller Jr is an amazing musician.

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Caption: Cheryl Miller posing with her brother Reggie Miller (Source: NBA NBC Sports)

Talking about her academic qualification, she studied at Riverside Poly High School. After finishing high school, she then joined the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she studied organic chemistry and quantum physics.

Professional career

Cheryl was drafted by several basketball leagues just after graduating from college, but she sustained a knee injury in 1980, which ended her basketball career. She represented the United States at the 1983 World Championships for Women, where she earned a silver medal after losing to the Soviet Union 84-82 in a nail-biter.

In the same year, she was a key member of the US basketball team that won gold in the Pan American Games in Caracas. She also led the USA National basketball team to a win in the William Jones Cup in 1984, winning all of their games. Moreover, she also played a key part in the United States winning the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

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Caption: Cheryl Miller playing basketball (Source: Chron)

She also helped the US national team in winning a gold medal at the Goodwill Games in Moscow in 1986. She also helped the US team win the gold medal in the 1986 World Championships in Moscow, thanks to her basketball talents and the leadership of her head coach, Kay Yow.

As a coach

On April 30, 2014, director Mike Garett appointed Cheryl as the basketball coach at Langston University. She spent a year as a coach at Langston University. From May 26, 2016, to May 2019, he was the Women’s Basketball Coach at California State Los Angeles.

Broadcasting career

Cheryl began her professional broadcasting career as an assistant reporter for TNT Sports on Thursday nights for TNT Sports coverage. She worked for NBA TV as an analyst and reporter during the 2008-2009 NBA season. Moreover, she was also the first female commentator to call a nationally broadcast NBA game in 1996. She has also worked for NBC’s coverage of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics as a women’s basketball commentator and a men’s basketball reporter. She also worked as a reporter for ABC Sports. Furthermore, she has also worked as a field reporter for the Little League World Series and as a Reporter for the Calgary Olympics.

Awards and Net Worth

Moreover, she has received several awards and recognition in her career. She was awarded WBCA Player of the Year in 1984 after receiving the Honda Sports Award for her outstanding basketball performance. She received the Honda Sports Award for basketball for the second time in 1985.

In the same year, she won the Wade Trophy and was selected WBCA Player of the Year. Cheryl was inducted into the International Women’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1991.  She was also nominated to the FIBA Hall of Fame as a female basketball player in 2010.

As a former basketball player, coach and reporter, she earns a decent amount sum in her professional life. Talking about her net worth, she has an estimated around $5 million which she earned from her career. In addition, she has not revealed her income and salary. According to statistics, an NBA analyst’s average income is between $106 and $116 thousand.

Relationship Status

Talking about her relationship status, Cheryl is single and unmarried. Moreover, there is no information regarding her past relationship available on the internet.

As of now, Cheryl Miller is not part of any controversy nor got any rumors. Rather than, she focuses on her personal and professional career to improve her skills.

Body measurement and Social media

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Caption: Cheryl Miller body measurement (Source: NY Daily News)

She is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 82 kg she has green eyes and dark brown hair in color. Her body measurements are 36-30-36 and her shoe size is 10.

She is active only on Twitter and her Twitter account has more than 7k followers. Besides that, Cheryl is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook.

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