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Andre Miller
Portland Trail Blazers  – No. 24
Guard
Born March 19, 1976 (1976-03-19) (age 33)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
League NBA
High school Verbum Dei
College Utah
Draft 8th overall, 1999
Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 1999–present
Former teams Cleveland Cavaliers (1999–02)
Los Angeles Clippers (2002–03)
Denver Nuggets (2003–06)
Philadelphia Sixers (2006–09)
Awards 1999 WAC Player of the Year & First Team All-America by AP
1999–2000 Schick NBA All-Rookie First Team
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Andre Lloyd Miller (born March 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers. As of the end of the 2008-09 season, he has played in 530 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the NBA.[1]

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College career

Miller played collegiately at the University of Utah for four years. His performance in 1998, including a very rare NCAA Tournament triple double, led the Utes to the NCAA championship game where they lost to Kentucky. At Utah, Miller played with Keith Van Horn and Michael Doleac who both also played in the NBA. Miller graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor's of Science in Sociology in 1998 and began work on a Master's in Sociology before being drafted into the NBA.

NBA career

Cleveland Cavaliers

Miller was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 8th overall pick of the 1999 NBA Draft, and averaged 11.1 points and 5.8 assists per game in his rookie year. In his second year he averaged 15.8 points per game and 8 assists per game. In his final year as a Cavalier his averages increased to 16.5 points and 10.8 assists per game. During his career as a Cavalier he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, became the first player in Cleveland history to win player of the week twice, set a franchise record for total assists in a season (882) and was the only NBA player to average 10+ assists and points during the 2001–02 NBA season. He played for the US national team in the 2002 FIBA World Championship.[2]

Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets

On July 30, 2002 he was traded, along with Bryant Stith, to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Darius Miles and Harold Jamison.[3] He spent only one year with the Clippers before finding his way to the Denver Nuggets. After signing a multiyear contract with the Nuggets in 2003, Miller, as point guard, played an integral role in the Nuggets' resurgence.

Philadelphia 76ers

Miller defending Stephon Marbury

On December 19, 2006, he was traded by the Nuggets to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a trade for guard Allen Iverson.[4] Miller's statistics have gone up in multiple categories, in 2006–07, Miller ranked fourth in the NBA in total assists (625) and seventh in assists per game (7.8), also ranked 20th in steals per game (1.38) and 15th in assist to turnover ratio (2.82). He recorded 19 double-doubles in 2006–07 (148 for his career), and the Sixers were 7–5 in games in which he had a double-double and 17–8 when he scored 15+ points. He finished the final 35 games in 2006–07, shot 47.7% from the floor and 82.4% shooting from the line after shooting 44.5% FGs and 74.8% FTs in his first 22 games as a Sixer.

Portland Trail Blazers

On July 24, 2009, Miller signed a 3-year deal worth $21 million with the Portland Trail Blazers.[5][6]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1999–00 Cleveland 82 36 25.5 .449 .204 .774 3.4 5.8 1.0 .2 11.1
2000–01 Cleveland 82 82 34.7 .452 .266 .833 4.4 8.0 1.5 .3 15.8
2001–02 Cleveland 81 81 37.3 .454 .253 .817 4.7 10.9 1.6 .4 16.5
2002–03 L.A. Clippers 80 80 36.4 .406 .213 .795 4.0 6.7 1.2 .1 13.6
2003–04 Denver 82 82 34.6 .457 .185 .832 4.5 6.1 1.7 .3 14.8
2004–05 Denver 82 82 34.8 .477 .154 .838 4.1 6.9 1.5 .1 13.6
2005–06 Denver 82 82 35.8 .463 .185 .738 4.3 8.2 1.3 .2 13.7
2006–07 Denver 23 23 35.7 .472 .250 .729 4.5 9.1 1.6 .2 13.0
2006-07 Philadelphia 57 56 37.6 .464 .053 .808 4.4 7.3 1.3 .1 13.6
2007–08 Philadelphia 82 82 36.8 .492 .088 .772 4.0 6.9 1.3 .1 17.0
2008–09 Philadelphia 82 82 36.3 .473 .283 .826 4.5 6.5 1.3 .2 16.3
Career 815 768 34.9 .460 .210 .802 4.2 7.4 1.4 .2 14.6

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2003–04 Denver 5 5 34.8 .472 .000 .818 4.6 3.2 1.6 .0 15.4
2004–05 Denver 5 5 36.8 .424 .500 .719 5.2 5.2 2.0 .2 16.2
2005–06 Denver 5 5 36.4 .442 .000 .824 4.4 7.2 1.0 .2 16.4
2007–08 Philadelphia 6 6 38.2 .438 .000 .636 3.2 3.3 .8 .0 15.3
2008–09 Philadelphia 6 6 43.0 .475 .300 .824 6.3 5.3 1.2 .2 21.2
Career 27 27 38.0 .452 .263 .759 4.7 4.8 1.3 .1 17.0

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