CJ Miles is an American basketball player who plays professionally. Moreover, CJ Miles plays from the shooting guard/ small forward position for the NBA G League Ignite of the NBA G League.
Table of Biography
Calvin Andre Miles Jr best known as CJ Miles was born on 18th March 1987, in Dallas, Texas, the United States of America. As of now, he is 35 years old and he is a citizen of the United States. Moreover, he has a birth sign of Pisces and he belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Talking about his parents, he is the son of Calvin Miles Sr (father) and Lanis Miles (mother). Moreover, he has three siblings and Calvin is the elder son among them.
In addition, he has one brother whose name is Cameron Miles, and two sisters Ashlan Miles and Andrea Miles. His brother Cameron is an assistant coach for the College of Charleston women’s basketball. Again, his sister Ashlan works as a current member of the Lamar University women’s basketball team, and his other sister, Andrea plays basketball at Rogers State.
CJ had a keen interest in basketball from a young age. Talking about his academic career, he attended Skyline High School to complete his high school degree. Later, he joined the high school basketball team and took part in various tournaments. He decided to attend the University of Texas after graduating from high school with honors. He later decided to skip his high school degree and pursue a professional basketball career rather.
He began his basketball career after studying at Skyline High School, where he was awarded Parade All-American. As a junior, he averaged 23.2 points, 11.2 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game. He averaged 23.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, and 4.8 assists as a senior at Skyline. He was voted All-Dallas Player of the Year after leading the high school to the Class 5A Region II quarterfinals.
In addition, he was selected as a McDonald’s High School All-American in 2005. Similarly, Rivals.com ranked him as the 19th best senior in the country, while Scout.com placed him as the 10th best senior in the country. He also finished his high school career with 13 points in the McDonald’s All-America Game and 16 points in the Michael Jordan Classic.
CJ started his professional career with the Utah Jazz, who signed him to a two-year agreement. As a result, he became the Jazz’s youngest player in franchise history. CJ was assigned to the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League (D-League) for the 2005-06 season to get more basketball experience. He appeared in 21 games in the 2006-07 season. He was assigned to the Idaho Stampede of the D-League once more. On July 25, 2008, he signed an extension with the Utah Jazz. During the 2010-11 season, he was assigned to the Utah Jazz’s sixth man role.
Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers
On August 8, 2012, CJ signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He set a Cavaliers franchise record with 10 three-pointers in a 111–93 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. On July 11, 2014, he completed a four-year collaboration with the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers defeated the Washington Wizards 123-106 after scoring 32 points. After joining the Pacers, this became his greatest game.
Following his career with the Indian Pacers, the young athlete signed a three-year contract with the Toronto Raptors, making his debut in 2007. In his first game with the Raptors, a 117-100 win over the Chicago Bulls, he scored 22 points. He joined the Memphis Grizzlies on February 7, 2017, along with Jonas Valanciunas and Delon Wright.
Washington Wizards and NBA G League Ignite
He traded to the Washington Wizards on July 6, 2019, in exchange for Dwight Howard. Unfortunately, he had ligament surgery on his left wrist on December 4, 2019.
He announced to be back on the Washington Wizards on January 12, 2020, following a thorough recovery, however, he was unfortunately dismissed by the franchise. On December 17, 2021, he joined the NBA G League Ignite. He also signed a 10-day contract with the Boston Celtics on December 20, 2021.
Awards and Net Worth
He has won several honors and awards in his career yet. He names First-team Parade All-American, McDonald’s All-American, and was the Texas Mr. Basketball.
Playing basketball, he has received a name as well as wealth also. According to 2022, his net worth estimates at around $18 million, and his annual salary is $7.9 million.
He married his long-term girlfriend, Lauren Miles in 2016. A year after, they get engages on 15 February 2015. In 2009, the couple met each other for the first time and were introduced to each other by a mutual friend, A.C is Lauren’s team manager in her freshman year and CJ’s childhood friend. Moreover, the couple blesses two daughters named Ava Renee Miles and Nadia Rhea Miles.
As of now, this athlete is not a part of controversy nor has gotten into rumors and is focused on his career.
Body measurements and Social media
He stands 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 100 kg. Moreover, he has black eyes and hair in color, there is no more information regarding his other body measurements.
On his Instagram, there are more than 2.2 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 34.3k followers on Twitter and he is not active on Facebook.