Dick Miller (basketball)

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Dick Miller
Personal information
Born (1958-04-26)April 26, 1958
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died January 11, 2014(2014-01-11) (aged 55)
Romulus, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Saint Thomas (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
College Toledo (1976–1980)
NBA draft 1980 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40th overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Playing career 1980–1984
Position Small forward
Number 44, 30
Career history
1980 Indiana Pacers
1980–1981 Utah Jazz
1981 Anchorage Northern Knights
1981 Montana Golden Nuggets
1981–1982 Valladolid
1983–1984 Granollers
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MAC (1980)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Richard Mathias "Dick" Miller (April 26, 1958 – January 11, 2014) was an American professional basketball player. He was a 6'6" (198 cm) 215 lb (98 kg) power forward and played collegiately at the University of Toledo from 1976 to 1980.[1] He played a handful of games in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Miller was selected with the 17th pick of the second round in the 1980 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. He played 5 games for the Pacers and another 3 games for the Utah Jazz in 1980-81.[1]


Dick Miller died Jan. 11 in a Romulus, Mich., hotel of an apparent heart attack. He was 55.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Zaborney, Mark (2014-01-18). "Dick Miller; 1958-2014: UT basketball star was in sales". The Blade. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

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