Harold Miner

Basketball Player
Born May 5, 1971

Harold David Miner is a retired American professional basketball player and two-time champion of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Slam Dunk Contest. He attended college at the University of Southern California (USC) and was a star player on that school's men's basketball team. He left school in 1992 to pursue his professional career, and played in the NBA for the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers.… Read More

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1971 Birth Born on May 5, 1971.


1989 18 Years Old Miner attended USC from 1989 until 1992. … Read More


1992 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Miner led the USC Trojans men's basketball team to a #2 seeding in the 1992 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. … Read More
1993 22 Years Old Miner won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest twice, in 1993 and 1995.
In the 1995 contest, Miner defeated Isaiah Rider, who had won the previous year, solidifying Miner as one of the game's best dunkers. … Read More
1996 25 Years Old Miner played five scoreless minutes in his last NBA game, a 26-point loss to the Chicago Bulls on February 20, 1996. … Read More


2010 39 Years Old …  In 2010, however, he agreed to an interview in which he indicated a desire to begin reconnecting with the University of Southern California and with some of his acquaintances from his playing days.


2011 40 Years Old 1 More Event
As of 2011, Miner had settled in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was married with two children.
2012 41 Years Old He would later attend the retirement of his jersey by USC during half time of the game against UCLA on 15 Jan 2012. … Read More
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