CJ Miles is an American basketball player who plays professionally. Additionally, CJ Miles plays from the shooting guard/small forward position for the NBA G League Ignite of the NBA G League.
Calvin Andre Miles Jr. better known as CJ Miles was born March 18, 1987 in Dallas, Texas, United States of America. From now on he is 35 years old and he is a citizen of the United States. He is also born in Pisces and is of Afro-American ethnicity. Speaking of parents, he is the son of Calvin Miles Sr (father) and Lanis Miles (mother). Also, he has three siblings and Calvin is the older son among them.
He also has a 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, is a current member of the Lamar University women’s basketball team, and his other sister, Andrea, plays basketball at Rogers State.
CJ was interested in basketball from a young age. Speaking about his academic career, he attended Skyline High School to earn his high school diploma. He later joined the high school basketball team and competed in various tournaments. He decided to attend the University of Texas after graduating high school with honors. He later decided to skip his high school diploma in favor of pursuing a professional basketball career.
He began his basketball career after graduating from Skyline High School, where he was named a Parade All-American. As a junior, he averaged 23.2 points, 11.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. As a senior at Skyline, he averaged 23.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.8 assists. He was voted All-Dallas Player of the Year after leading the high school to the Class 5A Region II Quarterfinals.
He was also voted a McDonald’s High School All-American in 2005. Similarly, Rivals.com ranked him the 19th best senior in the country, while Scout.com ranked him 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 began his professional career with the Utah Jazz, who signed him for two years. 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 gain more basketball experience. In the 2006/07 season he played 21 games. He was reassigned to the D-League’s Idaho Stampede. 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 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. On July 11, 2014, he ended a four-year association with the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers defeated the Washington Wizards 123-106 after scoring 32 points. After joining the Pacers, this became his biggest game.
After his career with the Indian Pacers, the young athlete signed a three-year contract with the Toronto Raptors and made his debut in 2007. He scored 22 points in his first game with the Raptors, a 117-100 win over the Chicago Bulls. He joined the Memphis Grizzlies on February 7, 2017 along with Jonas Valanciunas and Delon Wright.
Washington Wizards and NBA G League Ignite
He joined the Washington Wizards on July 6, 2019 in exchange for Dwight Howard. Unfortunately, on December 4, 2019, he had ligament surgery on his left wrist.
He announced he would be back with the Washington Wizards on January 12, 2020 after a thorough recovery, but was sadly released from 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 fortune
He has won several honors and awards in his career. He is named first-team Parade All-American, McDonald’s All-American, and was the Texas Mr. Basketball.
He has earned both a name and fortune through playing basketball. After 2022, be net worth Estimated to be around $18 million, and his annual salary is $7.9 million.
He married his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Miles in 2016. A year later, they became engaged on February 15, 2015. In 2009, the couple first met and were introduced to each other by a mutual friend, AC is Lauren’s team manager during their freshman year and CJ’s childhood friend. In addition, the couple is blessing two daughters named Ava Renee Miles and Nadia Rhea Miles.
As of now, this athlete is neither part of controversy nor rumored and is focused on his career.
Body Measurements and Social Media
He’s standing 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 100 kg. He also has black eyes and colored hair, there is no further information about 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.