Player Profile: Mike Miller
#6 MIKE MILLER
Weight: 218 lbs.
Birthdate : February 19, 1980
High School: Mitchell, SD
NBA Years: 9
Drafted: 5th overall (first round) by Orlando in 2000
Career Transactions: Traded by Orlando along with Ryan Humphrey, a first round draft pick and a second round draft pick to Memphis in exchange for Drew Gooden and Gordan Giricek (2/19/03)...Traded to Minnesota along with Brian Cardinal, Jason Collins and the draft rights to Kevin Love for Greg Buckner, Marko Jaric, Antoine Walker and the draft rights to O.J. Mayo (6/26/08)…Traded by Minnesota with Randy Foye to Washington in exchange for Etan Thomas, Darius Songaila, Oleksiy Pecherov and the fifth overall selection in the 2009 NBA Draft (6/24/09).
Professionally: Selected as the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year following the 2005-06 season in Memphis…Was honored as the NBA’s Rookie of the Year following the 2000-01 NBA season in Orlando…Earned a roster spot with Team USA in the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship…Ranks 28th all-time and 14th among active players in career three-point field goal percentage (.401)…Ranks 34th all-time and 14th among active players in career three-point field goals made (1,173). .
Personally: Born in Mitchell, SD, a town with a population of 13,798…Full name is Michael Lloyd Miller…He and his wife, Jen, have two sons, Mason and Mavrick…Son of Tom and Sheryl Miller…Won the NBA’s Community Assist Award for the month of May, 2007 after he and his wife made a $1 million donation to establish the Mike and Jennifer Miller Endowment Fund to support the Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD…Recognized by Parade Magazine on their annual Most Generous Celebrities list for the above donation…Was extremely active in the Minnesota and Memphis communities prior to his arrival in Washington...Has his own foundation, the Mike Miller Foundation, and hosted a fundraising poker and golf tournament in 2007…His foundation encourages kids to enjoy a healthy lifestyle and provides aid to disadvantaged or disabled children in the states of Minnesota, Tennessee, South Dakota and Florida…Enjoys hunting and fishing.