MIAMI If his dramatic finish to the NBA Finals was the last game of his career, Mike Miller can live with that.
If thats the one thing Im remembered for, Ive fooled a bunch of people, Miller said about scoring 23 points in 23 minutes last Thursday when Miami eliminated Oklahoma City to win the Finals 4-1.
The Heat swingman said after Mondays championship parade he could know more soon about whether heath problems might force him to retire. He said its 50-50 he will need back surgery for a bulging disk, and he expects to see a doctor later this week for an MRI.
It will be hard for me to walk away, but at the same time I got to make the right decision, said Miller, a 12-year veteran who starred at the University of Florida. I want to be able to play with my kids at some point.
Millers back really was hurting during the playoffs, but he was vague about it because he didnt want to be shut down, so I didnt let them dig too far into it. If his back checks out, Miller would like to re...