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2015-16
Appeared in 64 games and made 24 starts while averaging 11.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game … Shot 40.9 percent from the field, 36.7 percent from three-point range and 75.0 percent from the free throw line … Ranked 27th in the NBA during the regular season with 142 three-point field goals made, the second-highest single-season total of his NBA career … Scored in double figures in 33 games, including 10 games with 20 or more points … Led the Pacers in scoring five times as Indiana went 4-1 in those games … In the win at Washington, 11/24, he posted his highest scoring total of his Pacers career (32) and teamed with Paul George (40) to become the first Pacers’ duo since the 1977-78 season to post 40+/30+ scoring totals in the same game. Miles (8) and George (7) also became the fifth pair of teammates in NBA history to make at least seven three-pointers in the same game … Made at least four three-point field goals in 14 games with a season high of eight twice … Averaged 14.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game while shooting 42.4 percent from the field and 41.8 percent from three-point range in 24 games in the starting lineup … Averaged 10.3 points and 2.8 rebounds per game in 40 appearances off the bench … Passed the 6,000 career-point mark during Indiana’s win over the Pistons, 2/6 … Missed 17 games due to injury during the regular season as the Pacers went 10-7 in those games … Sat out three games (11/4-8) with a sore right ankle, two games (12/28-30) with a sore lower back, nine games (2/22-3/7) with a strained left calf, one game (3/15) with an upper respiratory infection and two games (4/12-13) with a sore right shoulder.

CAREER
Over 11 NBA seasons with the Utah Jazz (2005-12), Cleveland Cavaliers (2012-14) and Indiana Pacers (2014-16), Miles owns career averages of 9.7 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game in 639 games (270 starts) … Holds career shooting percentages of .416 from the field, .352 from three-point range and .799 from the free throw line … 2014-15: Made 70 appearances (40 starts) and averaged a career-high 13.5 points to go with 3.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 26.3 minutes per game … Shot 39.8 percent from the field, 34.5 percent from three-point range and 80.7 percent from the free throw line … Set a new career-high and finished 13th in the NBA with 154 three-point field goals … Scored in double figures 47 times, including 15 games with 20 or more points and a season-high 30 points two times … Led the team in scoring a team-high 21 times … Averaged 15.2 points and 3.4 rebounds per game while shooting 43.8 percent from the field and 39.7 percent from three-point range in 27 games after the AllStar Break, including 19.9 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in seven games in April … Posted the second double-double of his NBA career and first since Nov. 21, 2008 with 30 points while tying a career high with 10 rebounds in the win over the Thunder, 4/12 … Scored 30 points, including a seasonbest seven three-pointers against the Clippers, 12/10 … Led the team with 26 points and recorded a career-high five steals at Houston, 1/19 … Passed the 5,000 career-point mark in the win over Cleveland, 2/6 … Missed a total of 12 games due to injury and illness during the regular season … Sat out four games from Nov. 7-12 with migraine symptoms … Missed three games from Nov. 15-22 with a sore right calf … Sat out the Dec. 13 game against Portland with a bruised left knee … Missed the Dec. 27 game with an upper respiratory infection … Placed on the inactive list for two games from Jan. 25-27 with a left groin strain and on March 10 with a sore right foot … 2013-14: Played in 51 games (34 starts) with the Cleveland Cavaliers … Averaged 9.9 points on .435 shooting and 2.0 rebounds in 19.3 minutes per game … Also shot .853 from the foul line and a career-high .393 from the three-point line … Shot .432 (48-111) from deep over his final 24 games … Set the Cavaliers record with a career-high 10 made three-pointers and finished with a season-high 34 points against Philadelphia on Jan. 7 … Went a perfect 5-5 from the three-point line in the first quarter versus the Sixers on Jan. 7, which tied the franchise record for most made three-point shots in a quarter, while his eight made three-pointers in the first half set the Cavs record for most triples in a half … Scored 10-19 points 19 times, 20-29 points three times and 30 or more points one time … Led or tied for the team lead in scoring six times, steals 12 times and blocks four times … Scored in double figures in a season-high six straight games from Jan. 2-12 with averages of 19.8 points on .548 shooting, including .583 (21-36) from the three-point line over that stretch … Tallied 19 points, a season-high eight rebounds (career-high tying seven defensive) and two steals in 31 minutes at Brooklyn on Jan. 4 … Topped 4,000 career points versus Brooklyn on Oct. 30 … DNP-CD four times, DND 12 times and NWT four times on the season … Missed four games from Nov. 22-29 due to a right calf strain … Missed one game on Feb. 11 due to a sore right foot … Missed 26 games from Feb. 21-March 16 and March 20-April 16 due to a left ankle sprain … 2012-13: Appeared in 65 games (13 starts) … Averaged 11.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 21.0 minutes per game … Also shot .384 from beyond the arc and led the Cavs with 126 three-pointers made, including streaks of 19 straight games with at least one three-pointer made from Dec. 5-Jan. 11 and Feb. 23-April 3 … Connected on at least one triple in 55 of 65 games and at least two triples 36 times … Was tied for 9th among Eastern Conference reserves with 92 three-pointers made off the bench … In 13 games as a starter, averaged 15.2 points and 3.2 rebounds, while shooting .920 (23-25) from the foul line in 30.4 minutes per game … Tallied 28 points on 10-18 (.556) shooting, including 5-10 (.500) from beyond the arc, and five rebounds in a win over the L.A. Lakers on Dec. 11 … Scored 28 points and shot 6-9 (.667) from deep in 28 minutes at Indiana on Dec. 12 … Became the only Cleveland player since ’85-86 to score 28-plus points and make five or more threes in consecutive games … Became the first player in Cavaliers history to make eight triples off the bench after nailing a franchise record-tying 8-10 (.800) shots from behind the three-point line and finishing with a season-high 33 points on 11-15 (.733) shooting in 34 minutes at Brooklyn on Dec. 29 … Missed game on Jan. 9 due to a back strain … Led the team in scoring five times, rebounds once, assists two times, steals 10 times and blocks seven times … Missed games from Jan. 22-25 due to illness…missed game on April 1 due to a sore right ankle … Missed games from April 9-17 due to a forehead laceration/concussion … 2011-12: Appeared in 56 games (14 starts) averaging 9.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 20.4 minutes per game … In 14 games as a starter, averaged 8.1 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 24.7 minutes per game … Scored a season-high 27 points vs. Houston on Feb. 29…scored in double figures 24 times, scoring 20 or more points on three occasions … 2010-11: Played in 78 games (19 starts) averaging 12.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists in 25.2 minutes per game … In 19 games as a starter averaged 15.7 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 31.8 minutes per game … Ranks second Jazz franchise history for threepointers attempted in a season (339) … Posted the sixth-most three-pointers made in a season in franchise history (109) … Ended season ranked eighth in franchise history for both career three-pointers made (288) and attempted (864) … Scored a career-high 40 points vs. Minnesota on March 16 … Recorded career-high 11 free throws made at Dallas on Feb. 23 … Recorded seven three-pointers at Portland on Nov. 20 while tying a Jazz record for most three-pointers made in a quarter (five) … 2009- 10: Played in 63 games (28 starts) … Averaged 9.9 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists in 23.8 minutes per game … As a starter, averaged 10.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 28.9 minutes per game … Jazz were 22-8 when he had 10+ points and 18-4 when he hit two plus three-pointers … Scored a season-high 26 points (six three-pointers) at Chicago on March 9 … Had a career-high four steals at Milwaukee on March 12 … Missed 17 games (10/28-11/30) due to left thumb surgery … Underwent surgery to repair ruptured left thumb ligament on Oct. 7 after suffering the injury during practice in London in the preseason … Inactive vs. Miami on Jan. 11 due to a viral infection … 2008-09: Played in 72 games (all starts) … Averaged 9.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in 22.5 minutes … Scored 10+ points 27 times and 20+ points four times … Recorded a season-high 25 points vs. Milwaukee on Nov. 19 … Registered first career double-double with 16 points, 10 rebounds and five assists at San Antonio on Nov. 21 … Missed a total of 10 games due to injury/illness: three with mild right ankle sprain (1/10-1/14), two with bronchitis (2/5-2/6) and five with a dislocated left index finger (4/5-4/10, 4/13-4/14) … 2007-08: Played in 60 games (13 starts)…averaged 4.9 points and 1.3 rebounds in 11.3 minutes per game … As a starter, averaged 8.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 20.3 minutes per game … Led Jazz in scoring twice and reached double figures in scoring nine times … Scored 29 points (12-17, 4-6 3FG) with five assists vs. Washington on March 31 … Had career-high three blocks vs. Phoenix on Jan. 10 … Dished season-high five assists at L.A. Lakers on Dec. 28 … 2006-07: Played in 37 games (13 starts) ... Averaged 2.7 points, in 10.1 minutes per game … As a starter, averaged 4.5 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 16.7 minutes per game … Started first 12 games of season for Jazz … Scored in double-figures twice … Averaged 17.3 points (shot .510), 5.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.38 steals while on assignment with the Idaho Stampede of the NBADL … 2005-06: Played in 23 games as a rookie averaging 3.4 points and 1.7 rebounds in 8.8 minutes per game … Posted then career-highs in points (23), field goals made and attempted (8-13), assists (4) and blocks (2), and tied his high in rebounds (6) in 33 minutes in season finale vs. Golden State on April 19 … Inactive for 14 games while on assignment with the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the D-League (1/4-2/3), becoming first Jazz player ever sent on D-League assignment.

PLAYOFFS
In five trips to the postseason, Miles has appeared in 30 playoff games and made 10 starts … Owns career postseason averages of 6.6 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game while shooting 38.2 percent from the field, 25.6 percent from three-point range and 85.4 percent from the free throw line … 2015-16: Appeared off the bench in all seven of Indiana’s games in the First Round series against Toronto … Averaged 3.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 13.0 minutes per game … Shot 26.3 percent from the field, and 66.7 percent from the free throw line in the series … Scored five points and set a playoff career high with seven rebounds in the Pacers’ Game 1 road win, 4/16 … 2009-10: Started all 10 games as Utah reached the Western Conference Semifinals, averaging 13.7 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game while shooting 45.0 percent from the field and 90.9 percent from the foul line… Scored in double figures eight times and 20 or more twice… Scored a career-high 21 points on 8-for- 15 shooting in Game 4 of Utah’s First Round win over Denver, 4/25/10…Averaged 15.5 points and 3.0 assists per game in four games against the Lakers in the Western Conference Semifinals … 2008-09: Appeared in all five games of Utah’s First Round series against the Lakers, averaging 3.4 points and 1.4 rebounds in 11.6 minutes per game… Recorded his best game of the series with six points and three rebounds in Game 1 at Los Angeles, 4/19… 2007-08: Played in seven games as the Jazz reached the Western Conference Semifinals, averaging 1.7 points and 1.4 rebounds in 3.7 minutes per game…After recording just one rebound and one steal in the First Round against Houston, he averaged 3.0 points and 1.0 rebound per game while shooting 41.7 percent from the field (5-12) in three games against the Lakers in the Western Conference Semifinal… 2006-07: Appeared in one game off the bench as the Jazz reached the Western Conference finals… Made his playoff debut in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals against Golden State, making one-of-two free throw attempts in three minutes of action.

PERSONAL
Full name is Calvin Andre Miles, Jr. … Son of Calvin Sr. and Lanis … Oldest of four children … Looks up to Michael Jordan as his basketball role model, but is often compared to Ray Allen due to physical similarities … Credits his parents with having the most influence on his life … Spent part of the 2010 offseason hosting charity basketball/football clinics for underprivileged children in Puerto Rico … Enjoys playing video games and watching movies … Favorite movie is “Above the Rim” and favorite television show is “Family Guy” … Favorite color is blue … Self-described as goofy, laidback and intelligent … Hidden talent is his ability to play the piano … Favorite food is cheeseburger and fries … Were he not in the NBA he says would be an architect … Owns over 2,000 pair of shoes … Interested in a career in broadcasting after his NBA career Is finished.

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Height: 6'6''/ 1.98m
Weight: 225 lbs./ 102.1 kg
Born: March 18, 1987
From: Skyline HS (TX)
Draft: 2017
NBA Debut: 2005
Years Pro: 11
Previous Teams:
  Indiana Pacers 2014 - 2015
  Cleveland Cavaliers 2013 - 2013
  Utah Jazz 2012 - 2012
  Cleveland Cavaliers 2012 - 2012
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Skyline HS (Dallas, TX)/USA

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