Curtis Millage (Born May 4, 1981 in Los Angeles CA) is a professional basketball player. He began his basketball career in his hometown of Los Angeles while attending Manual Arts High School. He began his career at the age of 14 and “never played AAU”. He played freshman, sophomore, junior varsity, and varsity basketball where he won the 4A City Title and City Defensive Player of the Year in 1999 his senior year at Manual Arts High School and ended his career with an impressive overall record 50-5.
He was not recruited out of high school, and attended junior college at Los Angeles Southwest where he played basketball (1999-2001) for Hall Of Fame coach Reggie Morris. He led Los Angeles Southwest College to the state championship in 2000-2001 and averaged 23 points, 3.5 assists and 3.5 steals. He earned Southern California Community College Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year averaging 18 points in the playoff games. As a freshman (1999-2000) he averaged 20 points, 4.3 steals and shot 52% from the field.
He signed with Arizona State University in 2001 and had one of the best two-years in ASU history (2001-2003). Finished his career eighth in points (853) tied for seventh in scoring average (14.7), tenth in field goals (301) and seventh in free throw percentage (.732) among two-year Sun Devils. Averaged 17.4 points per game in Pac-10 play in 2002-2003, tied for fifth in the loop, and his 15.9 points per game overall was tenth in the league. Nearly posted the first triple-double in ASU history with his 17-points, 11-rebounds and 9-assist performance versus Memphis in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 20, 2003. Also, earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors.
After his career at Arizona State University Curtis Millage turned pro in 2003 and is presently still playing. His professional resume includes:
S. Oliver Baskets in Wurzburg, Germany (2003)
Utah Snowbears in Salt Lake City, Utah (2004-2005)
Zhejiang Wanma Cyclones Yiwu Jinhua Zhejiang, China (2005-2006)
KK Split Split, Croatia (2006)
ASK Riga Riga, Latvia (2006-2008)
BC Enisey Krasnoyarsk Siberia, Russia (2008-2009)
KK Union Olimpija Ljubljana, Slovenia (2009-2010)
Hyeres-Toulon Var Basket Toulon, France (2010)
BC Khimik Yuzhny, Ukraine (2010-2011)
BK Vef Riga Riga, Latvia (2011-2012)
BC Armia Tbilisi, Georgia (2012-2013)
BC Donetsk Donetsk, Ukraine (2013)
Selcuk Universitesi BK Konya, Turkey (2013)
BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn Estonia (2013-2014)
2000-01: JUCO College State Champion, Southern California Community College Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, Top Five California Junior College Recruit According to Tony Jimenez of JUCO Report
2001-2002: CollegeInsider.com All-Junior College Transfer Team, Arizona State Holiday Classic Tournament Team, Team Assists Leader
2002-2003: Team MVP, Team Steals Leader, All Pac-10 Honorable Mention
2005: #14 Jersey was retired at Los Angeles Southwest College, Scored 57 points in 24 minutes of play 12/9/05 in Chinese Basketball Association
2006-2007: Latvian Basketball League Champion, FIBA Euro-Cup All Star, Latvian League Steals Leader, Latvian League All Star Game MVP, Latvian League Slam Dunk Champion, Baltic Basketball League All Star
2007-08: Baltic Basketball League Bronze Medalist, Baltic Basketball League Assists Leader, Latvian Basketball League Runner-up, Latvian League All Star
2008-09: Led the Russian Basketball League in Steals
2010-11: Led the Ukrainian Basketball League in Steals, Ukrainian League All Star
2011-12: Latvian Basketball League Champion, Baltic Basketball League Cup Champion, Baltic Basketball League Cup MVP, Latvian League All Star
2013-14: Estonian Basketball League Champion
Full name is Curtis J. Millage. Married to beautiful Monica, has a son Caleb and daughter Maya. Son of Deborah Rawls and the late Felton Millage has three sisters, Richelle Rawls, Keshia Lloyd and Takethia Smith. Graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. In addition to playing basketball at Manual Arts H.S. he also played volleyball his first sport before basketball.