The first Nugget in the practice gym today was Andre Miller, who had his first workout there since December of 2006, during his first time in powder blue.
The point guard was part of the famous Allen Iverson trade and returned to George Karl’s Nuggets this June, thanks to a draft-night trade with Portland.
One of the reasons Denver traded Raymond Felton for Miller was because Felton yearned to be a starter – and even though Felton played big minutes alongside Ty Lawson in the Nuggets’ backcourt, it was Lawson who was officially Denver’s starting pointguard.
But there’s some question whether Miller will be OK with coming off the bench. And when it was asked today if he expected to start, Miller got a tad testy, stating: “I’m not even going to go into that right now.
“My main thing is just to stay in shape, stay competitive. I know I’m going to be on the court. I’m going to challenge and try to help guy get better.”
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