Despite Making Over $60 Million During His Career, Former NBA Star Darius Miles Is Broke

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.

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