Larry Miller (basketball player)

Lawrence James Miller (born April 4, 1946) is a retired American basketball player.

As the All-American star of his Catasauqua High School team, Miller scored 46 of his team's 66 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a 66-62 win over Steelton High in the 1964 Pennsylvania state playoffs at the Hershey Arena.

Larry Miller UNC
Miller at UNC in 1968.

A 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) guard/forward born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Miller played at the University of North Carolina during the 1960s. He earned ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year honors in 1966 and 1967. In 2002, Miller was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team as one of the fifty greatest players in Atlantic Coast Conference history.

Miller was drafted in 1968 by the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers (5th round, 62nd overall pick), but never played in that league. From 1968 to 1975, he played professionally in the American Basketball Association as a member of the Los Angeles Stars, Carolina Cougars, San Diego Conquistadors, Virginia Squires, and Utah Stars. He averaged 13.6 points per game in his career and set the ABA record of 67 points in a game on March 18, 1972.[1]

Since his retirement, he works in real estate construction.[2]

Larry Miller
Larry Miller basketball.jpeg
Personal information
BornApril 4, 1946 (age 73)
Allentown, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolCatasauqua (Catasauqua, Pennsylvania)
CollegeNorth Carolina (1965–1968)
NBA draft1968 / Round: 5 / Pick: 62nd overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career1968–1975
PositionShooting guard
Number44, 4
Career history
1968–1970Los Angeles Stars
1970–1972Carolina Cougars
1972–1973San Diego Conquistadors
1973–1974Virginia Squires
1974Utah Stars
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

References

  1. ^ http://20secondtimeout.blogspot.com/2008/03/larry-miller-abas-all-time-single-game.html
  2. ^ http://articles.mcall.com/2002-10-06/news/3444386_1_american-basketball-association-work-ethic-real-estate

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