For Cheryl Miller, family comes first
In the Pro's Questionnaire, our favorite sports figures take an abridged version of the most famous personality test, the Proust Questionnaire. Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer and TNT reporter Cheryl Miller is up. She talks about her love of hot dogs, her relationship with her brother and the muscle in her garage.
Your main fault:
Cheryl Miller: I'm a perfectionist.
Your idea of happiness:
CM: A peaceful mind. Despite the circumstances, good or bad.
What is your idea of misery:
CM: Watching a bad collegiate women's game. From not coming in with a game plan to multiple turnovers. Everything that could possibly set women's basketball back 100 years. Or watching the Atlanta Hawks get beat up by 41. Just watching people not compete period.
If not yourself, who would you want to be:
CM: Oprah Winfrey. Here is a woman who started from the very bottom with tremendous odds against her. She has overcome a lot of personal obstacles and is honest and up front. The things she does on her show change the human stance. Watching the progress from her first show to when she went national is incredible.
Your favorite food/drink:
CM: Pink's Hot Dogs, spicy polish chili dog. Cream soda to wash it all down. That's the nightclub diet after a late night out.
Hero/heroine you admire the most
CM: My mom and dad. You don't realize the sacrifices your mom and dad make, and none of us come with a how-to guide. The fact that they stayed together for more than 50 years was a huge example in my life.
What do you hate most:
CM: Judgmental people who have never traveled down the road. Those who have never worn the shoes or walked the journey. Know-it-alls like that, I can't stand.
The natural talent you'd like to be gifted with:
CM: The gift of gab and storyteller.
Your present state of mind:
CM: Passionate. Just to wake up and be bright-eyed and passionate about life and work. I strive for this every morning, to wake up with a smile in my heart.
Your greatest fear:
CM: Someone approaching me and saying I had a negative impact on their life. I know that everyone is not going to like you. But that still scares me.
Your greatest extravagance:
CM: My swimming pool. I have a raised Jacuzzi with a waterfall that splashes into the pool. Also my Harley-Davidson. It's a converted Fat Boy bike.
Your most treasured possession:
CM: My relationship with Reggie [Miller] and my family. I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world.