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Antawn Jamison heading to Miami

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In a otherwise dismal year for the Wizards, this deal makes sense in that it produces tons of expiring contracts for the Wizards!

The significance of Mike Miller's strange 2008/09 season

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Trying to find the causes of Mike Miller's strange 2008/09 season and how they will affect him in his first year with the Wizards.

Is Mike Miller a long-term keeper?

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I'm at work, so this post won't have the ordinary depth that most of the front-page posts have on here, but a nagging question has been bugging me all day. Did we acquire Mike Miller to trade him,...

But the writers of CSI should set to work on a script that explains Miller's lone season in...

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But the writers of CSI should set to work on a script that explains Miller's lone season in Minnesota, which was one of the most perverse, distasteful wastes of a player's tailor-made role on a ballclub that I've ever witnessed. Instead of Mike Miller, the Wolves got a second-rate Jason Kidd, a guy who played like he wanted to patent the no-look inbounds pass; who frequently drove through three opponents in traffic so that he could leap at the hoop and then suddenly contort-spin himself for a zip-pass to an increasingly less surprised Telfair for a clanked trey; who angrily cited the fundamentals of hoops inventor James Naismith to a hapless beat writer who dared to ask why one of the game's best shooters wasn't shooting; who lay on the court in writhing agony at least 20 times during the course of the season (I don't think I'm exaggerating), then would either crawl on his belly to the bench, get helped off by teammates, or, most frequently, move as if walking on glass shards for a good two or three minutes, yet never allow himself to be taken out of the game. Miller was TOUGH and he was UNSELFISH, goddammit, and the more I watched him chew the scenery like Nicholas Cage as Macbeth while the triple-teamed Jefferson and the Wolves sank to the bottom of the league in FG%, the bigger the shingle I hung out as a Mike Miller hater.

Britt Robinson of Secrets of the City, a Minnesota-area magazine. I believe people have cited this quote already on here, but I had to bump it back up because Britt's one of the best reporters we have out there and because it pretty damming.

Yay Guards?

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That's basically all I've got with this trade right now.  The following players are now in contention for the starting shooting guard spot. Mike Miller Randy Foye DeShawn Stevenson Nick Young D...

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