Originally posted on All Things Nuggets  |  Last updated 2/20/12
Andre Miller Can Give You a Boost on the Post-Up: At 6-2, 200 Andre Miller has the size to be effective in the post against opposing point guards. But against Oklahoma City he was near unstoppable on the block, posting up bigger players in James Harden and Reggie Jackson on a near regular basis. He had five post-ups in the game and here were the returns – foul, foul, score, score, turnover – an 80 percent success rate. Now, that turnover was the traveling call in overtime as the Nuggets specifically went to him in the post down by three at the time, so that matters most. But Miller on the block was a good idea, and will be in the future. He has not posted up a ton this season, but when Miller has – he’s 11-of-23 (47.8 percent) – he’s generally been good. Chris Andersen was actually Nuggets’ best player off the bench: No, it doesn’t look the same anymore. Pretty much done with the high-flying and arm-flapping. It doesn’t mean the Birdman was any less effective. Andersen has quietly p...
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