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Carl Miller (basketball player)

Carl Miller (born 10 October 1966 in Manchester), is an English former professional basketball player who played in the British Basketball League (BBL), and is founder of Esteem Through Sport.

Basketball career

Miller played for a number of teams at the highest level of basketball in the UK and around the world, his career highlights include :

Leopards (2001- ) ; Derby Storm (1999-2001 ) ; Newcastle Eagles (1996-99) ; Estrelas Lisbon (Portugal) (1996) ; Thames Valley (1995-96) ; Leopards (1994-95) ; Kingston/Guildford Kings (1991-94) ; Manchester Giants (1990-91) ; Warrington/Manchester Utd (1984-86)

Throughout his career Miller played at almost every position on the basketball court, with his inside post moves and his ball handling skills he could start a game at centre and finish it playing point guard.

Basketball Honors

One of the greatest winners in UK basketball history Carl Miller won a number of awards.

League: Winner 1991-92, 1985-86 ; Runner-up - 1984-85 Championship: Winner - 1991-92, 1984-85 ; Runner-up - 1993-94 Cup: Winner - 1992-93, 1991-92 ; Runner-up - 1993-94 Trophy: Winner - 1991-92 ; Runner-up - 1992-93, 1990-91 International: England International (17 caps); Great Britain (27 Caps)

Statistics

  • Points: 18.5
  • Rebounds: 6.0
  • Assists: 1.5
  • Blocks: 2.0

Esteem Through Sport

Since retiring from playing the game, Miller set up Esteem Through Sport, a company which uses basketball to raise young peoples self esteem and give them the opportunity to participate in sporting events.

Blyth Renegades

Esteem Through Sport's own basketball club was set up in Blyth, Northumberland.

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