Darius Miles, the once promising NBA star who was picked in the first round by the Clippers back in the early 00’s, is apparently out of money. After suffering a debilitating knee injury that cut his career short, Miles did not save his money despite making over $60 million throughout his career Well, now he is dead broke and being forced to auction off his treasured belongings to pay his creditors.
Over the weekend, Miles held a bankruptcy sale and TMZ sports has the list of the items that were sold.
Via TMZ Sports
The sale went down in Illinois. Here’s how it went.
— LeBron James signed jersey ($1,500)
— Larry Bird signed jersey ($100)
— AR15 firearm ($500)
— Beretta Cx4 Storm gun ($400)
— Self-contained karaoke machine ($75)
— Dirk Nowitzki signed shoe ($375)
— Lamar Odom signed shoe ($225)
— 5 VHS players (total of $21.50)
They even sold his toaster for $2.00
There was a lot more stuff — and in total, Miles got $12,780 from the sale.
Just goes to show how these professional sports leagues need to have a money saving/investing program for its athletes.