Darius Miles Gets a Shot at a Roster Spot with the Charlotte Bobcats

Brandon RibakSenior Writer ISeptember 10, 2010

NEW YORK - JANUARY 23:  Darius Miles #3 of the Memphis Grizzlies looks on during the game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden January 23, 2009 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. The Knicks defeated the Grizzlies 108-88. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Darius Miles, 28 years old, will enter training camp for the Charlotte Bobcats with a non-guaranteed contract.

The veteran forward who was selected third overall by the Los Angeles Clippers back in 2000 will have the opportunity to make the Bobcats' roster after not playing in the league last season.

Injuries and league policy violations have prevented Miles from being on the NBA court since the 2005-2006 season, in which the swingman posted career highs in scoring, averaging 14.0 PPG.

Miles could get the chance to revamp his career in a new atmosphere where legend Michael Jordan will be present.

The 6'9" forward out of East St. Louis High School could provide solid depth for the Charlotte Bobcats during the upcoming season.

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