Darius Miller

#21F

Darius

Miller

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HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

225 lbs

/ 102.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021800663_New Orleans Pelicans Top 3-pointers vs. Golden State Warriors

0021800663_New Orleans Pelicans with 6 3-pointers in the 1st Quarter vs. Golden State Warriors

0021800595_New Orleans Pelicans with a 13-0 Run vs. Memphis Grizzlies

0021800546 min nop recap

Julius Randle posted 33 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Pelicans over the Timberwolves, 123 - 114.

0021800546_New Orleans Pelicans with 6 3-pointers in the 2nd Quarter vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

0021800523 DAL NOP GAME RECAP

Anthony Davis goes off for 48 points and 17 rebounds to help New Orleans edge Dallas, 114-112.

0021800492 NOP SAC RECAP

Buddy Hield scores 28 points, Willie Cauley-Stein notches a double-double with 22 points and 17 rebounds as Sacramento tops New Orleans, 122-117.

0021800478 NOP LAL RECAP

LeBron got his 3rd triple-double of the season (22 points, 12 rebounds, 14 assists) and a win against the Pelicans 112-104

0021800462_New Orleans Pelicans Top 3-pointers vs. Milwaukee Bucks

0021800462 NOP MIL GAME RECAP

Giannis drops 25 points, grabs 8 boards and dishes out 8 assists for the win against the Pelicans 123-115

0021800462_New Orleans Pelicans with 6 3-pointers in the 1st Quarter vs. Milwaukee Bucks

0021800393 nop bos recap

Marcus Morris leads the way for Boston by scoring 31 points and dishing out four assists as Celtics get the win over the Pelicans, 113-100.

0021800363 DAL NOP RECAP

Anthony Davis and Julius Randle both drop 27 points as the Pelicans down the Mavericks 132-106. Dwight Powell recorded a double-double off the bench for Dallas in the loss.

0021800363_New Orleans Pelicans with 7 3-pointers in the 4th Quarter vs. Dallas Mavericks

0021800363_New Orleans Pelicans with 6 3-pointers in the 2nd Quarter vs. Dallas Mavericks

0021800349_New Orleans Pelicans with a 12-0 Run vs. Los Angeles Clippers

0021800349 - Darius Miller - Los Angeles Clippers - New Orleans Pelicans - 3-pointer - 4Q

0021800338 NOP CHA RECAP

Anthony Davis leads New Orleans with 36 points and 19 rebounds in a road victory over Charlotte.

0021800298_New Orleans Pelicans with 6 3-pointers in the 2nd Quarter vs. Boston Celtics

0021800022_New Orleans Pelicans with 7 3-pointers in the 4th Quarter vs. Sacramento Kings


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 45 games (seven starts) for the New Orleans Pelicans in his second NBA season, averaged 4.4 points, 1.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.5 steals and 0.2 blocks in 16.1 minutes... Scored 10 points and recorded career highs in assists (five) and steals (four) in a career best 37 minutes 4/14 vs. OKC. Notched a career high of 18 points on 7-of-13 from the floor 4/11 at OKC. 14 points in a season high 31 minutes 4/9 vs. PHX. Scored six points on 3-4 from the field 3/31 vs. SAC. Scored in double-digits for the second game in a row with a 12 point performance 3/28 vs. UTA. Had a career scoring night in which he went 7-of-9 from the field, tying a career high of 16 points in a big win 3/26 vs. LAC. Chipped in seven points 3/13 vs. MEM. Scored six points on three-of-three from the field 2/26 at DAL. Attempted a career high four free throws 2/9 at BKN. Chipped in nine points off of the bench in a victory 1/26 vs. ORL. Scored six points off the bench 1/18 vs. GSW. Played a season high 30 minutes, recording a season high five rebounds 1/15 vs. HOU. Notched 12 points on 4-5 3PT FG at DAL on 1/11. Scored 11 points on 3-4 from the field (all three-pointers) 12/27 vs. DEN. Scored two points and grabbed two rebounds 12/17 at GSW. Recorded one rebound 12/6 vs. OKC. Made 2013-14 debut, playing one minute vs. DAL 12/4. INACTIVE – 14 games left foot injury. DNP – CD – 21 times.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Averaged 2.3 points per game and 1.5 rebounds per game in 52 games played in his rookie season (including two starts)...Led the team in rebounds one time...Broke out in W vs. DEN on 3/25 with career-high 16 points on 6-7 FG including 4-5 3PT FG...Played a career-high 35 minutes going 2-5 from the field scoring four points, grabbing five boards and dishing three assists...Poured in a career night off the bench to power a New Orleans win vs. POR on 3/10 with eight points, five assists and three boards...Scored five points on 2-6 from the floor at OKC on 2/27...Was activated on 1/27 and dressed for the 1/27 win at MEM...Was inactivated on 12/29 and sent to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Developmental League on 12/31... Tallied a career-high in assists (3) and minutes played (27) on 12/7 vs. MEM...Tallied new career highs (or tied) for points (7), FGM and FGA (2-4), FTM and FTA (2-2), offensive, defensive and total rebounds (2-6-8), assists (2) and minutes with 26 in the L at DEN on 11/25. Finished with four points, two assists and one rebound 11/16 vs. OKC...Recorded a career-high six points in 11/9 matchup vs. CHA.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the New Orleans Hornets with the 46th overall pick in the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft.

COLLEGE:
The 2012 SEC Sixth-Man of the Year. Set a UK record for career games played (152)…ranks 10th on UK’s all-time three-point field goals list with 175…scored 1,248 points, ranking 34th all-time…Senior (2011-12): Averaged 9.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 26.1 minutes per game in helping UK win a national title…earned SEC Sixth-Man of the Year…posted five points and four assists in the title game vs. Kansas…posted back-to-back 19-point performances in the NCAA Tournament: Shot 7-of-11 overall and 3-of-6 from three vs. Iowa St. and 6-of-8 from the field and 2-of-2 from three vs. Indiana…also hit for 19 points vs. Portland, making four treys in 23 minutes…shot an impressive 7-of-8 overall for 19 points in a win at Georgia, going 4-for-4 from three…in home matchup with the Bulldogs on Senior Night, led Kentucky with 17 points (5-9 3Ps)…posted 17 points and five assists vs. Samford…notched team-high 16 points and four assists vs. Vanderbilt in the SEC Championship…totaled three-plus three pointers in 10 games on the season…Junior (2010-11): Started 37-of-38 games, averaging 10.9 points and 4.6 rebounds…shot 44.3 percent from three and hit a three-pointer in 36-of-38 games…caught fire at the end of the year…had a 10-game stretch where he scored in double-figures, averaging 15.6 points…named the SEC Tournament MVP after averaging 13.3 points and 5.6 rebounds over three games…scored 15 of his game-high 17 in first half of NCAA Tournament opening game vs. Princeton…contributed 11 points vs. UNC to help UK advance to Final Four…had a season-high 24 points, three assists and three blocks vs. Florida…had 22 points (6-8 3Ps) vs. South Carolina, nine rebounds and three blocks…registered 18 points at South Carolina…Sophomore (2009-10): Started 32-of-38 games, averaging 6.5 points in 21.2 minutes per game…scored a season-high 20 points (7-9 FGs) with a team-leading nine rebounds vs. Wake Forest in the NCAA Second Round…posted 18 points, including four three-pointers, vs. Arkansas…helped Team USA to gold medal at U-19 World Championship in New Zealand…led the team with 12 blocks, averaging 5.0 points and 3.1 rebounds…Freshman (2008-09): Averaged 5.3 points in 21.2 minutes…in the last nine games, averaged 8.1 points.

PERSONAL:
Played for U.S. at the 2011 World University Games in China and averaged 5.6 points and 3.6 rebounds in seven games...selected to USA U-19 National team over the summer of 2009...played in all nine games, earning two starts in helping lead Team USA to gold medal at U-19 World Championship in New Zealand...led the team with 12 blocked shots, while averaging 5.0 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game...averaged 19.9 points per game, grabbing 7.9 boards, 3.6 assists, 2.9 steals and shooting 51 percent in his senior season...shot 34 percent from 3-point range...helped lead Mason County to 2008 State Championship...named 2008 Kentucky Mr. Basketball...scored more than 2,000 points in high school career...ranked the seventh best small forward in the country and 38th overall by Scout.com...averaged 20 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four blocked shots his junior season...son of Brian and Nicole Miller.


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