Portland Trail Blazers’ Andre Miller Drinks Phoenix’s Milkshake

April 19th, 2010 by Beckley Mason Leave a reply »
Phoenix fans have plenty to be nervous about after last night’s disheartening Game 1 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Usually, playoff series are decided by match-ups, as in, who’s got the one player that the other team just cannot stop.

In last year’s Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron and Howard largely canceled each other out, and it was Hedo who made the difference. You just can’t guard someone who is 6'10" with Delonte West, and ultimately this awful matchup undid the Mr. James and the Cavettes.

In the Phoenix-Portland series, Andre Miller appears to be that bad matchup.

Perhaps Dre has never gotten the credit he deserves because his jump-shot is horrifying to look at, or because his hair looks like it has eight ounces of Soul Glo in it, or because he is one of those thickish players who, no matter how well  he plays, always looks a little bit out of shape.

Whatever the reason he hasn’t been invited to All-Star games in the past, he looks determined to make this playoff series his party.

Dre brutalized every Suns defender that tried to check him, from Nash to Dragi ...

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