Darius Miller was a member of the University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball team, where he left an outstanding record. He closed this record by winning the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament in the NCAA Men’s Division l. Miller was selected by the New Orleans Hornets as the 46th player in the 2012 NBA Draft. The young player was a member of the U-19 national team of the United States that won the gold medal at the 2009 U-19 World Championship in New Zealand.
The marriage between the little New Orleans striker – Darius Miller and his college girlfriend Brynne – definitely had something of Kentucky. In the presence of ex-cats AJ Nance and Mikie Benton as best man and Patrick Patterson, who was also present, the NBA player spent the entire weekend posting photos and videos in the snap chat.
The life of the former Kentucky player has more to offer than just his life on the field. Here are some less known facts about Darius Miller.
Darius Miller’s Biography
The aspiring basketball player was born on March 21, 1990, in Maysville, Kentucky. Since he was born in Kentucky, he is an American citizen, but his ethnicity is not known. There is little information about the details of his family background, but according to records, his mother’s name is Nicole Miller, while Brian Miller is his father.
Miller completed his high school education at Mason County High School and scored an average of 19.9 points, 2.9 steals, 7.9 rebounds, and 3.6 assists for every game played. The young and dynamic basketball player led his high school team to the 2008 State Championship, earning the prestigious Kentucky Mr. Basketball title, which became known as KHSAA’s Men’s Basketball Player of the Year after his high school graduation season. A trusted media figure – Rivals.com considered him a four-star recruit, and in 2008, he was ranked number 42 in the nation and number 8 in the striker.
After graduating high school, the talented basketball player enrolled in the University of Kentucky, where he actively played college basketball. On May 4, 2012, when the Kentucky Wildcats visited the White House after winning the 2012 national championship, Miller was selected to present the Kentucky jersey and a championship ring to the then President of the United States, President Barack Obama. The President in turn recognized Miller as the only Kentucky player to win the Mr. Basketball title, win an NCAA title with the University of Kentucky and win a KHSAA State Championship. The Wildcats champion played more games than any other player in the history of the University of Kentucky.
The young basketball player’s NBA career began in 2012 when he was voted 46th overall in the 2012 NBA draft by the New Orleans Hornets. The rising star entered into a multi-year contract with the Hornets on August 22, 2012, but in the same year, December 31 to be exact, he was reassigned to Iowa Energy. Miller had been with Iowa Energy for barely a month on January 27, 2013, when he was recalled to the Hornet basketball team on January 27, 2013, which was renamed Pelicans in April 2013.
After signing another contract with the Pelicans on July 25, 2014, he was released four months later – on November 30, 2014. The basketball player decided on January 16, 2015, against another D-League player for a place on the Clippers team.
Miller left the NBA and moved to Brose Bamberg, where he signed a contract for the 2014-2015 season in February 2014. On 28 July 2015, he signed a contract for another season with Brose Baskets. In June 2016, Miller concluded a two-year contract extension with Bamberg. He finally left Bamberg on July 19, 2017, to return to the NBA.
After his return to the National Basketball Association, the famous basketball player signed a new contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 27, 2017, as he returned to the franchise for another period. In a game against the Atlanta Hawks that ended 106-105 with the Hawks on the losing side, he scored a career-high of 21 points.
Body Stats – Height, Weight
The talented basketball player is as tall as expected. He stands at a good height of 6 feet 8 inches, which is excellent for his career as a ballplayer and weighs 102 kg – equivalent to 225 pounds of body mass. Information about the details of his other body statistics is not known.