Found October 04, 2013 on Hardwood Gold Rush:
Brian Babineau/Getty Images One of the most exciting players on the Denver Nuggets roster in 2013-14 could be Quincy Miller–a small forward who only played 26 minutes in the NBA in 2012-13. New Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw said that Miller reminds him of a young Paul George, and that Miller’s a special talent, according to Christopher Dempsey of the Denver Post. Shaw would know, as he helped George develop into an All-Star during his tenure as an assistant coach for the Indiana Pacers from 2011-13. Shaw elaborated to Dempsey on his comparison. “I’ve been pleasantly surprised,” said Shaw.  ”I didn’t know much about him when I got here and I’ve been pleasantly surprised. (Miller) is really, really talented. At 6-10 he can handle the ball.” The second-year-man out of Baylor had a solid performance in six games at the 2013 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Averaging 21.3 min, Miller scored 9.8 points shooting 45 percent from downtown, 6.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks. Miller, six-foot-eight and 202 pounds, played his strongest game against the New Orleans Pelicans when he nailed 5-5 3-pointers, 5.0 rebounds a block and a steal in 18 min. In 2012-13, Miller played in seven games for the Nuggets. Under George Karl’s system, Miller, the Nuggets 2012 second round draft pick, only averaged 3.7 minutes and 1.3 points.  Miller played a majority of last season for the NBA Development League  on the Iowa Energy.  For the Energy, Miller averaged 11.3 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists, and 24.3 minutes in 23 games, according to Before joining the Nuggets, Miller had a phenomenal freshman year at Baylor University.  In his only year, Miller averaged 10.6 points and 4.9 rebounds en route to earning Big-12 Co-Freshman of the Year and Big-12 All-Rookie team honors.  The Bearcats made it to the elite eight before losing to Kentucky that season. The forward has already shown tremendous growth since last year.   With starter Danilo Gallinari out until the end of Nov., the Nuggets only have a single legitimate 3-player in Wilson Chandler. Chandler has a terrible habit of getting injured.  He missed the first half of last season recovering from hip surgery, and has already injured his hamstring in this year’s training camp. #Nuggets F Wilson Chandler left practice today with a left hamstring strain. He is listed as day to day. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) October 2, 2013   Once Gallinari returns, it could prove difficult for Miller to find minutes in 2013-14.  The Nuggets have a stacked frontcourt featuring: J.J. Hickson, Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur and Anthony Randolph.  If Miller plays well in the first couple months of the season, he could earn some minutes in 2013-14.  Add Jordan Morey to your network on Google+ or follow him on twitter@JordanAMorey The post Quincy Miller: Denver Nuggets 2013-14 Profile appeared first on Hardwood Gold Rush.

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