Mike Miller Reportedly to Re-Sign with Nuggets: Contract Details and Reaction

July 18th, 2016 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

The Denver Nuggets reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with veteran swingman Mike Miller on Monday.

Marc Stein of ESPN.com initially reported the news, while The Vertical's Shams Charania noted the deal is worth more than $5 million.

Miller, 36, appeared in 47 games for Denver last season but averaged only 7.9 minutes per contest and shot 35.5 percent from the field.

Although he may not have lived up to his status as a top-five draft pick—in part because of injuries—Miller has carved out a lengthy, respectable NBA career.

Miller has served as a mentor numerous times in recent years, which is the type of role he can likely expect with Denver. At least he'll earn more than the veteran minimum salary, which would've paid him approximately $3.16 million over the next two seasons, per RealGM.

BSNDenver.com's Harrison Wind weighed in on what Miller's deal means for Denver's roster:

Having a seasoned pro like Miller should do wonders for a young Nuggets locker room. Miller has proved to be adept at the intangible role as part of two Miami Heat champi ...

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