NBA Trade News: Mike Miller Agrees To Buyout With Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers’ star Mike Miller is set to join Denver Nuggets. Miller has already finalized a buyout with the Portland Trail Blazers. Once Miller clears waivers, the Denver Nuggets will sign him.
Miller signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers last season. The Nuggets also pursued Miller during that time. He landed at Portland in Brendon Haywood trade last July with the Cavs. The Trail Blazers also received two future second-round picks from the Cavs in the trade.
Denver currently has 14 guaranteed contracts prior to going to the training camp next week. Forward Miller is a two-time NBA Champion with the Miami Heat. He was awarded the rookie of the year in 2001. Over 15 NBA seasons, Miller averaged 11.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.7 rebounds while shooting 40.7 percent from three-point range.
During his long career, Miller played for Orlando Magics, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves, Washington Wizards, Miami Heat, and Cleveland Cavaliers.
He also notched up the sixth Man of the Year award in 2006. Miller was the No 5 selection in the NBA draft. He also played two seasons under Billy Donovan.