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Darius Miles getting another NBA shot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Bobcats will bring veteran forward Darius Miles to training camp with a non-guaranteed contract as he attempts another comeback from a serious knee injury.

General manager Rod Higgins said Friday the former No. 3 overall draft pick will get a chance after participating in offseason workouts and summer-league practices with Charlotte.

The 28-year-old Miles was out of the league last season and has played sparingly since microfracture knee surgery in 2006. He's also had legal problems and served a suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Miles could bring frontcourt depth to Charlotte, whose roster makeup remains uncertain depending on whether they trade or waive center Erick Dampier, who has a voidable contract.