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Terry Mills

Terry Mills

American basketball player
Terry Mills
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Quick Facts

Intro American basketball player
A.K.A. Terry Richard Mills
Is Athlete Basketball player Sports coach Basketball coach
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 21 December 1967, Romulus, USA
Age 53 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Stats
Height: 208 cm
Weight: 105 kg
Education
University of Michigan
Sports Teams
Detroit Pistons
Brooklyn Nets
Miami Heat
Indiana Pacers
Denver Nuggets
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Terry Richard Mills (born December 21, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player who played as a power forward. He was a member of the Michigan Wolverines' 1989 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men's Division I Basketball Championship winning team before playing over a decade in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

College career

After a standout career at Romulus High School, Mills was named 1986 Mr. Basketball of Michigan. Bob Gibbons had Mills ranked #2 behind J.R Reid in the national prep player ranking for that year.

Mills attended the University of Michigan where he helped the Wolverines win the 1989 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship.

In January 2009, Mills participated in the 20th anniversary celebration of the 1989 National Championship team. He recently completed his degree from Michigan, and is looking to break into the coaching profession.

PAOK

In 1990 summer, Mills signed professional contract with P.A.O.K. BC. After several friendly games which included a home game against Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C., Mills left the club. The reason was an argument with Kostas Politis, during a training in Spain.

NBA career

Mills was drafted in 1990 by the Milwaukee Bucks who later traded his rights to the Denver Nuggets for whom he played 17 games. Mills also played for the New Jersey Nets, Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, and Indiana Pacers. Although he played the power forward position, Mills became known for his 3-point shooting. Legendary Piston announcer George Blaha nicknamed him "The Sugar" for his "sweet" shooting stroke and "Three Mills" for his on-target three-point shooting.

Coaching career

Mills was the head coach of the International Basketball League's Macomb County Mustangs (of Center Line, Michigan) during the 2006 season.

Personal life

He is the cousin of former NBA power forward Grant Long, and the nephew of shooting guard John Long.

He is the radio color analyst for University of Michigan Basketball on the Michigan Sports Marketing Network.

Currently residing in Michigan, he is an active participant in amateur drag racing.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 18 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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