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Andre Miller
PG - 6'2, 200lbs - 46 years old - 17 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2016 season
  • Birthdate: 03/19/1976
  • Drafted (NBA): 8th pick, 1999
  • Pre-draft team: Utah
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
1999 NBA DraftNBADrafted 8th overall by Cleveland.
12th July, 1999NBASigned four year, $7,885,909 rookie scale contract with Cleveland. Included team option for 2002/03.
2nd October, 2001NBACleveland exercised 2002/03 team option.
29th July, 2002NBATraded by Cleveland, along with Bryant Stith, to L.A. Clippers in exchange for Darius Miles and Harold Jamison.
16th July, 2003NBASigned a six year, $51,166,664 offer sheet with Denver.
1st August, 2003NBAL.A. Clippers declined to match Denver's offer sheet.
19th December, 2006NBATraded by Denver, along with Joe Smith and two 2007 first round picks (#21, Daequan Cook; #30, Petteri Koponen), to Philadelphia in exchange for Allen Iverson and Ivan McFarlin.
27th July, 2009NBASigned a partially guaranteed three year, $21,807,792 contract with Portland.
2011 NBA DraftNBAAs a part of a three team deal, traded by Portland to Denver, along with Rudy Fernandez, the draft rights to Petteri Koponen (#30, 2007) and a protected 2013 second round pick (deferred to 2014; #56, Roy Devyn Marble), in exchange for Raymond Felton and the draft rights to Tanguy Ngombo (#57, 2011).
11th July, 2012NBARe-signed by Denver to a partially guaranteed three year, $14.25 million contract.
20th February, 2014NBAAs a part of a three team deal, traded by Denver to Washington, along with a 2016 second round pick (#39, David Michineau) to Philadelphia, in exchange for Jan Vesely from Washington.
19th February, 2015NBATraded by Washington to Sacramento in exchange for Ramon Sessions.
30th July, 2015NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Minnesota.
25th February, 2016NBAWaived by Minnesota.
29th February, 2016NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with San Antonio.
Career Moves
1995 - 1999Utah (NCAA)
June 1999 - July 2002Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
July 2002 - June 2003L.A. Clippers (NBA)
July 2003 - December 2006Denver Nuggets (NBA)
December 2006 - June 2009Philadelphia 76ers (Summer League)
July 2009 - June 2011Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
June 2011 - February 2014Denver Nuggets (NBA)
February 2014 - February 2015Washington Wizards (NBA)
February 2015 - June 2015Sacramento Kings (NBA)
July 2015 - February 2016Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
February 2016 - June 2016San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
Articles about Andre Miller

June 25, 2011

Pick 21: The internet rumour mill is again doing its thing, speculating about a possible Blazers trade with Denver of Andre Miller for Raymond Felton. It is initially said that the two will swap first round draft picks as a part of the deal, and this is the prevalent rumour when Portland drafted Nolan Smith at #21. Ultimately, however, the draft picks were not included in the trade.

It is not out of the realms of possibility that the initial agreement was to swap picks with Denver, and that Portland drafted Smith for the Nuggets with this in mind. This might have to suffice as an explanation, because if that wasn't the case, then the reasons for taking Nolan are unclear. I say that as a fan of Smith's, having championed him as a late first round as recently as two weeks ago. Yet #21 is a little high for him, especially with Jordan Hamilton and Kenneth Faried still on the board, both of whom are likely to be more productive than Smith, with higher upside. Furthermore, Smith also plays a position of no need for Portland, who already boast a excess of guards in Felton, Armon Johnson, Patty Mills, Brandon Roy, Wesley Matthews, and the forgotten man Elliot Williams. A guard spot is cleared when it is discovered that Rudy Fernandez goes to Dallas as a part of the trade [more on this later], yet there is still no clearcut need nor reason for choosing Smith in that spot.

That said, it's not too bad of a reach. Picks 20 through 40 are about equal in this draft. They're likely all backups.

(It is also not out of the realms of possibility that Denver waives Miller, whose contract for year is unguaranteed. If/when Nene opts out, the Nuggets will then have HUGE cap space, particularly if they amnesty Chris Andersen or Al Harrington. Of course, much of that money will have to be spent on retaining their own free agents. And the idea has already been shot down once. But it's a possibility until it isn't.)

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