Date of birth : 1987-03-18
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-13
C. J. Miles is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Appeared in 63 games (28 starts), averaging 9.9 points. 2.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists in 23.8 minutes ... Started 15 of final 17 games of season ... Missed 17 games (10/28- 11/30) due to left thumb surgery ... Underwent surgery to repair ruptured thumb ligament on 10/7 after suffering the injury during practice in London in preseason ... Inactive vs. Miami (1/11) due to a viral infection ... Had one DNP-CD vs. Minnesota (12/14) ... Jazz was 22-8 when he had 10+ points and 18-4 when he hit 2+ three-pointers ... Scored a season-high 26 points (six three-pointers) at Chicago (3/9) ... Had season-high eight rebounds vs. Golden State (3/31) ... Scored 23 points vs. Boston (3/22) ... Had career-high four steals at Milwaukee (3/12) ... Had 24 points vs. Memphis (1/6).
Appeared in 72 games (all starts), one of four Jazzmen to start every game in which he appeared … Averaged 9.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in 22.5 minutes … Scored 10+ points 27 times… Scored 20+ points four times… Missed a total of 10 games due to injury/illness (3 w/ mild right ankle sprain – 1/10-1/14, 2 w/ bronchitis – 2/5-2/6 and 5 w/ dislocated left index finger – 4/5-4/10, 4/13-4/14) … Had 21 points in 25 minutes vs. Phoenix (11/17) … Recorded a season-high 25 points vs. Milwaukee (11/19) … Recorded first career double-double with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists at San Antonio (11/21) … Had 18 points in 22 minutes vs. Sacramento (11/28) … Made a season and career-high tying 4 three-pointers at Phoenix (12/6) … Played a career-high 43 minutes vs. San Antonio (1/27) … Scored 24 points vs. Memphis (2/17).
Originally committed to play for the University of Texas before entering 2005 NBA Draft … Averaged 23.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.8 assists as a senior at Skyline High School in Dallas, Texas … Only the second player to have his jersey retired by Skyline, joining former NBA star Larry Johnson … Named the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Class 5A Player of the Year after leading Skyline to the Class 5A Region II quarterfinals as a senior … Named All-Dallas Area Player of the Year by The Dallas Morning News … Twice selected First Team All-State by the TABC Scored 13 points in the McDonald’s High School All-America Game…Hit for 16 points in the Jordan Classic… Scored a career-high 47 points against Carter High School … Averaged 23.2 points, 11.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists as a junior.
Son of Calvin and Lanis
Oldest of four children
C.J. stands for Calvin Junior
Looks up to Michael Jordan as his basketball role model, but is often compared to Ray Allen due to physical similarities
Credits his parents with having the most influence on his life
Participates in the Jazz's "Read to Achieve" program
Spent a week in summer of 2006 working with kids, teaching them basketball skills at Jr. Jazz clinics throughout Arizona, Nevada and Utah
Also works with kids at Jr. Jazz clinics in the Salt Lake area during the season
Enjoys playing video games and watching movies
Is self-proclaimed "king of video games"
Favorite musical artist is Lil Wayne
Favorite movie is "Above the Rim"
Favorite television show is "Family Guy"
Favorite color is blue
Self-described as goofy, laidback and intelligent
Hidden talent is his ability to play the piano
Favorite food is cheeseburger and fries
Were he not in the NBA, he says would be an architect
View the full website biography of C.J. Miles.