Who is Cheryl Miller of the Phoenix Mercury?

Who is Cheryl Miller of the Phoenix Mercury?

Miller has also served as the head coach and managing director of the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. She presently works as a supplementary reporter for TNT Sports during NBA games. She also works as a reporter for NBA TV. Miller was born in Riverside, California, in the United States of America on January 3, 1964. She graduated from University High School in 1982 and played college basketball at Arizona State University before turning pro.

She was drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1988 WNBA Draft. Miller helped lead the Sonics to the best record in the league during her first season, finishing with 41 wins. She was named the Most Valuable Player of the 1989 WNBA All-Star Game after scoring 26 points. The Sonics lost in the first round of the playoffs that year. In 1990, Miller led the team to its second straight 41-win season before losing again in the first round. She left the Sonics after three seasons to join Nancy Lieberman's staff at UC Irvine where she worked for one year before becoming the first female assistant coach in the NBA when she joined Mark Jackson's staff in 1995. In 1999, Miller returned to the WNBA when she was hired by the Portland Trail Blazers as an assistant coach under Jerry Stackhouse. When Lisa Leslie decided to return home to play for the Los Angeles Sparks in 2003, the franchise hired Miller as their new head coach. In her first season at the helm of the Mercury, they won their first championship in 2004.

Who is Cheryl Miller in Women of Troy?

Cheryl Miller is a former gold medalist basketball player and coach from the United States. She has also served as an NBA sideline reporter and an ABC Sports sportscaster. She is now featured in HBO's documentary Women of Troy. The film examines how women have played a role in sports since the beginning of basketball.

Women of Troy tells the story of five influential women in basketball history: Lisa Leslie, Teresa Weatherspoon, Dawn Staley, Cheryl Miller, and Nancy Lieberman. Through interviews with contemporary players and coaches, as well as historical figures including Billie Jean King, Shirley Muldrew, and Betty Robinson Rushton, this film explores how women have played a role in sports since the beginning of basketball.

Leslie, a six-foot-five forward from Chicago, was one of the best players in college basketball during the 1970s. After graduating from UCLA in 1977, she went on to have a successful career in the WNBA. In 1978, she helped lead the Bruins to their first ever national title. She was named MVP of both the NCAA Tournament and the Olympic Game against Russia that year.

Teresa "Terri" Weatherspoon was a 6'4" forward from Chicago who starred at Division I programs Purdue University and Iowa State University. She was a member of two National Championship teams at ISU in 1982 and '83.

Where was Cheryl D. Miller born and raised?

She is African-American by nationality and race and an American by birth. She has two siblings: a brother named Derek and a sister named Delia.

Cheryl D. Miller attended Cal State University, Long Beach, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in health promotion management in 1996. After college, she worked as a health educator for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services before going to Harvard School of Public Health where she earned a master's degree in public health in 2002.

She then moved to New York City where she worked as a senior health advisor at The Black Institute until 2004. From there, she joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a health policy researcher where she currently works as a consultant.

In 2007, she became involved in political activism when she ran for the New York Senate against Kirsten Gillibrand but lost. She then ran again in 2012 and this time won becoming the first black woman elected senator from New York.

She also sits on the following committees: Commerce, Science and Technology; Homeland Security; Rules and Administration; Agriculture; Education; Environment; Health; Labor; Science; and Transportation.

Where is Taylor Miller now?

Chicago She now lives in Chicago, Illinois. She is the mother of two children, Eli III and Elizabeth. Miller had a 30-year acting career that included voiceovers, movies, TV guest parts, and plays. Her biggest role was that of Tracy Scoggins on the sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter.

What is she doing now?

Miller continues to work as an actor and has appeared in several television shows and films since her retirement from Disney in 1986. She also writes books for young adults and does some voiceover work.

Some other famous people with the same name: American actor and comedian (1914-1981). Brother of James Earl Jones and Josephine Baker. Best known for his role as Lt. Daniel Kaffee in All About Eve. Tony Award winner for Best Actor in a Leading Role - Drama.

Another American actor and comedian who was born eight months after Taylor Miller. He was best known for his role as Buster Keaton in The Godfather Part II and Ivan the Terrible in Eisenstein's film adaptation of Tolstoy's novel War and Peace.

Taylor Milly Wright is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Tiffany Maxwell on the sitcom Three's Company and its spin-off Two Girls and a Guy.

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