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After losing Kevin Martin to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Thunder have become thin at the shooting guard position.
But now Oklahoma City has becoming the front-runner to sign former Miami Heat guard Mike Miller, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Miller was waived by the Heat earlier this week, via the amnesty clause and no team under the salary cap placed a bid on him so Miller became a free agent.
Miller will be entering his 13th NBA season and is 33 years old. He has had a number of injuries throughout his career and back problems forced him out of games two years ago. He averaged 4.8 points in 59 games played this season for the Heat and shot 41 percent from the 3-point line.
Miller has played for Orlando, Memphis, Minnesota, Washington and at Miami, where he has been part of the past two NBA championships. Perhaps Miller's finest moment came in the Finals against the Thunder in 2012 when he was seven-of-eight on 3-pointers in a Game 5 victory that clinched the title. Miller...
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Sadly, the cost of winning is sometimes having to give up part of the team. With a hefty luxury tax bill coming their way, the Heat had to get rid of someone in order to get some relief. That unlucky someone happened to be Mike Miller.
By using the amnesty provision on the $12.8 million he was due over the next two seasons the Heat will save around $15-17 million. As regrettable...
Shooting guard slash small forward Mike Miller has been waived through the amnesty provision clause set forward in the NBA and is now considered a free agent.
Miller, who had two years at an average of $6.4 million left on his contract.
Expect the long-range wizard to find a spot somewhere on a contenders bench and should still play a valuable role come the 2013/14 season.
After the Miami Heat amnestied Mike Miller, I thought that would be the end of the Heat’s involvement with the thirteen year NBA veteran.
However, the Heat did a pretty classy act by putting together the below full-page advertisement in the Sun-Sentinel thanking Mike for his service:
Heat thank Mike Miller with ad [Slam Online]
The Cavaliers are considering making a amnesty waiver claim on Miami Heat guard Mike Miller, as reported by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski earlier this evening.
Miller, 33, was an integral playoff cog on Miami’s championship runs in the past two seasons. Despite that occasional postseason success, various injuries have limited the former Rookie of the Year to just an average...
Mike Miller has cleared waivers to become a free agent.
The Miami Heat used their amnesty provision on Miller this week.
The San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies and Houston Rockets are among the teams interested in Miller, according to various reports.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly considering placing a bid on Mike Miller who hit the amnesty waiver wire after the Heat waived him using the amnesty provision Tuesday. The 33-year-old averaged 4.8 points and 2.7 rebounds in 15 minutes per game for Miami this season – including 3.4 point and 1.9 rebounds in 17 postseason...
With a $33 million luxury tax staring them in the eyes, the Miami Heat have decided to part ways with Mike Miller. The Heat will save around $17 million with the loss of Miller, almost cutting the bill in half. The Heat used their one time right to waive Miller through the NBA’s amnesty release program. The move made a little more noise than usual due Miami Heat President Pat Riley...
Former Miami Heat forward Mike Miller has cleared amnesty waivers and now is free to sign with any team, sources told ESPN.com.
Miller was waived Tuesday by the Heat as part of a financial move that will save them as much as $17 million on luxury-tax payments next season. They still owe him $12.8 million over the next two seasons.
Numerous teams are believed to be interested in...
The Cleveland Cavaliers are strongly considering making an amnesty waiver bid to claim former Miami Heat forward Mike Miller, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Miami used the amnesty provision to free itself of the $12.8 million left on Miller's contract over the next two seasons. The decision will save the Heat significant money in luxury-tax payments, but the organization...
The Cleveland Cavaliers are slowly trying to put together the pieces of a lower seeded eastern conference playoff team.
The Cavs have already added Andrew Bynum, Earl Clark and Jarrett Jack, and now Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the team is considering making an amnesty waiver claim for the recently waived Miami Heat forward Mike Miller.
Y! Sources: Cleveland's considering...
As midnight passed, so did the deadline for NBA teams to waive players via the amnesty clause. Two teams, the Miami Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks snuck in a couple of cuts before the deadline: Mike Miller and Drew Gooden.
Said the Heat of Miller:
"After many discussions internally and a sincere effort to explore the trade market, we made a very difficult decision...
There is a limit to how much Miami Heat owner Micky Arison will spend.That became evident Tuesday when the Heat let guard Mike Miller go as part of the NBA's amnesty rule, a move that could save about 17 million next season in luxury tax. But is Arison at his limit now or is he willing to use the teams 3.183 million taxpayer mid-level exception on free-agent center Greg Oden...
After using the amnesty provision on Mike Miller, it’s more inevitable than ever that gimpy free agent Greg Oden will sign with the Miami Heat. Although the Spurs, Kings, Mavs and Pelicans remain options, the 25-year-old Oden surely realizes Miami is the premier city to relocate to. Capturing consecutive Larry O’Brien Championship Trophies last month, the Heat would benefit from...
Mike Miller had a nice run in Miami. Will he retire or help a team like Memphis?