Rockets to sign Brad Miller to three-year deal
Any visions of seeing Brad Miller in a Heat uniform next season are now official over. The Houston Rockets have come to terms with Miller on a three-year deal worth nearly $15 million.
Miller had been pursued by Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston and Miami. But in the end, he chose to play with long-time favorite head coach Rick Adelman.
The 34-year-old did some of his best work in a Sacramento uniform with Adelman at the helm.
It was too good of a deal to pass up. It’s my favorite coach I’ve ever played for. I know Kevin (Martin) real well from our Sacramento days. (Luis) Scola had a heckuva year. And I finally get to play with Yao (Ming) instead of guarding his big butt. The team is pretty solid.
The three-year, $15 million deal feels a bit rich for a man who shot only 43% from the field last season and was this slow three years ago:
The final year of the contract, however, is only partially guaranteed for $1 million.
Miller would have been a solid role player for the Heat. Despite his horrific lack of quickness on the defensive end, he’s a very good high post player who can pass, shoot and dribble. He played all 82 games for the first time in his career last season and logged over 2,000 minutes.