Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 6/29/12
MIAMI -- Mike Miller can rest easy. Miami Heat president Pat Riley said after Thursday night's draft he doesn't expect to amnesty Miller or any other player this summer. "I don't want to go through the same thing," Riley said of what the swingman had to endure through last year when there was talk he could be an amnesty victim. According to the collective bargaining agreement signed last December, teams can amnesty one player who was on their roster at the time of the deal. The player would get the money left on his contract but it wouldn't count against the team for salary-cap or luxury-tax purposes. Teams only can use the amnesty rule once. One reason the Heat won't use it this summer is it might make more sense to save it for when a more punitive luxury tax is enacted for the 2013-14 season. Miller is hampered by a bulging disk in his back that could require surgery, and might result in his retirement. But the former University of Florida star did score 23 points in 23 minu...
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