Former NBA star, Darius Miles (left and right), who earned $62 million during his nine-year career, filed for bankruptcy this summer
 

Ex-NBA star Darius Miles who earned $62m during his career files for bankruptcy.

According to court documents obtained by the Belleville News-Democrat, the 34-year-old filed for bankruptcy in June, citing injuries, legal problems and bad investments. He has $460,385 in assets and $1.57 million in liabilities.

The 6-foot-9 forward, who was drafted by the LA Clippers in 2000, has debts that include a $282,041 IRS payment and $20,000 in child support, the News-Democrat reported. 

He also claims to have lost $100,000 in a California real estate deal.

Miles was drafted straight out of East St Louis High School as the No 3 draft pick by the Clippers.

 

Miles was injured and missed two seasons between 2006 and 2008. He was also charged with marijuana possession in 2009, but that was dismissed. That was also the last year he played in the NBA, despite an attempt to revive his career when he tried out for the Charlotte Bobcats

Miles was injured and missed two seasons between 2006 and 2008. He was also charged with marijuana possession in 2009, but that was dismissed. That was also the last year he played in the NBA, despite an attempt to revive his career when he tried out for the Charlotte Bobcats

 
 
 
 
Victoria Harper
By Victoria Harper 09/20/2016 11:27:00
 

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