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|Born: August 24, 1965 |
|NBA Draft: 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11|
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Reginald Wayne Miller (born August 24, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player. Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. Riverside is the County seat of Riverside County, California, United States. In an organised Sports league, a season is the portion of one Year in which regulated Games of the sport are in session The NBA Draft is an annual North American event in which the National Basketball Association 's (NBA thirty teams (29 in the United States and one in The 1987 NBA Draft took place on 22 June 1987 in New York City, New York. This is a List of Athletic Conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA The University of California Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public research university located in Westwood Los Angeles, California, United Points in Basketball are used to keep track of the score in a game A three-point field goal (also known as three-pointer, three-point shot, trey, or simply three) is a field goal in a Basketball In Basketball, an assist is attributed to a player who passes the ball to a teammate in a way that leads to a score by field goal, meaning that he or she was "assisting" The National Basketball Association staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. The 1995 NBA All-Star Game was the 45th edition of the All-Star Game. The 1996 NBA All-Star Game was the 46th edition of the NBA All-Star Game. The 1998 NBA All-Star Game was the 48th edition of the North American National Basketball Association All-Star Game. The 2000 NBA All-Star Game, held in Oakland California, was the 49th edition of the North American National Basketball Association (NBA All-Star The All-NBA Team is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA honor bestowed on the best players in the league following every NBA season The 1994–95 NBA season was the 49th season of the National Basketball Association. The 1995–96 NBA season was the 50th season of the National Basketball Association, although the league didn't celebrate this anniversary until the following season The 1997–98 NBA season was the 52nd season of the National Basketball Association. A three-point field goal (also known as three-pointer, three-point shot, trey, or simply three) is a field goal in a Basketball Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially known as the Centennial Olympics, were an International Final results for the Basketball Competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics. The 1994 FIBA World Championship was an international Basketball competition hosted by Canada from August 4 to August 14, 1994. The United States men's national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international men's Basketball. Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m Miller spent the entirety of his 18-year NBA career with the Indiana Pacers. Miller was known for his precision three-point field goal shooting, especially in clutch situations. A three-point field goal (also known as three-pointer, three-point shot, trey, or simply three) is a field goal in a Basketball In US- Sports terminology " clutch " means performing well under extreme pressure He holds the NBA record for career three-pointers made (2,560). The following is a list of the top 30 all-time leaders in Three-point field goals made in National Basketball Association history  Currently, he works as an NBA commentator for TNT. The NBA on TNT, known since October 2002 as TNT NBA Thursday, is a weekly broadcast of National Basketball Association He is the younger brother of fellow TNT commentator and Hall of Famer Cheryl Miller. The NBA on TNT, known since October 2002 as TNT NBA Thursday, is a weekly broadcast of National Basketball Association The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, located in downtown Springfield Massachusetts, honors players who have shown exceptional skill at Basketball Cheryl D Miller (born on January 3 1964 in Riverside California) is a former college Basketball player and coach
Miller is one of five Pacer greats (the others are Roger Brown, Mel Daniels, Bobby "Slick" Leonard and George McGinnis) to have his jersey (#31) retired by the Pacers. Roger A Brown (born May 22, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York &ndash March 4 1997) was an American professional Melvin Joe Daniels (born July 20 1944, in Detroit Michigan) is a retired American professional Basketball player William Robert "Slick" Leonard (born July 17 1932, in Terre Haute Indiana) is a former professional Basketball player and coach George F McGinnis (born August 12, 1950 in Indianapolis Indiana) is a former professional Basketball player most notably with the Indiana Reggie Miller was recently selected for the Pacers' 40th anniversary team.
Miller's role in the bitter Knicks-Pacers rivalry in the 1990s Eastern Conference playoffs, characterized by remarkable and timely three-point shooting by Miller and his confrontations with Knick über-fan Spike Lee, earned Miller the sobriquet "Knick Killer". During the 1990s both the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers were perennial playoff teams Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20 1957 is an Emmy Award -winning and Academy Award -nominated American Film director, A sobriquet is a Nickname or a fancy name usually a familiar name given by others as distinct from a Pseudonym assumed as a disguise but a nickname which is familiar 
Miller was born in Riverside, California. Riverside is the County seat of Riverside County, California, United States. He was born with leg deformities, which caused an inability to walk correctly. After a few years of continuously wearing braces on both legs, his leg strength grew enough to compensate. One of five siblings, he comes from an athletic family. His brother Darrell is a former Major League Baseball catcher; his sister Tammy played volleyball at California State University, Fullerton; and his older sister Cheryl is arguably the best women's basketball player of all time. Darrell Keith Miller (born February 26 1958 in Washington DC) is a former Major League Baseball Catcher, playing from 1984 through 1988 Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in Cricket. California State University Fullerton, commonly known as CSUF, CSU Fullerton, or Cal State Fullerton, is currently the largest California State Cheryl D Miller (born on January 3 1964 in Riverside California) is a former college Basketball player and coach Cheryl was a member of the 1984 U. S. gold-medal winning Olympic basketball team and is currently an analyst for Turner Sports. One of the family anecdotes Reggie liked to recall was when Cheryl used to beat him in games of 1-on-1 prior to his professional career. According to Reggie, they quit playing when he was finally able to block Cheryl's shot.
Reggie Miller attended Riverside Polytechnic High School,California. Riverside Polytechnic High School is a High school located in Riverside California. He then attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he received a degree in history. The University of California Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public research university located in Westwood Los Angeles, California, United  In the 1984-1985 NCAA season he helped the Bruins to an NIT championship. The UCLA Bruins are the sports teams for University of California Los Angeles (UCLA The National Invitation Tournament (NIT is a men's college Basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. In his senior season, 1986-1987, he led the Bruins to a Pac-10 regular season championship and the first Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament championship. The Pacific-10 Conference ( Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. The Pacific 10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, otherwise known as the Pac-10 Tournament, is the annual concluding tournament for the NCAA College basketball The Three-point field goal was instituted for the 1986-1987 season; 69 of his 247 field goals were from three point range that year. A three-point field goal (also known as three-pointer, three-point shot, trey, or simply three) is a field goal in a Basketball One of his most memorable performances was in the January 24, 1987 game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, where he hit a clutch 24 foot shot to put the Bruins ahead 61-59 with 10 seconds left to play. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the varsity sports teams of the University of Notre Dame.  Another notable game was a win against the defending national champions Louisville Cardinals and "Never nervous" Pervis Ellison on February 28, 1987. The 1986 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division The Louisville Cardinals (also known as the Cards) are the athletic teams representing the University of Louisville. Pervis Ellison (born April 3, 1967 in Savannah Georgia) is a former college and professional NBA Basketball player Miller scored 33 points in the second half, which is still a school record. 
His final game was a loss in the second round of the 1987 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament to the Wyoming Cowboys. The 1987 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division The University of Wyoming is a Land-grant university located in Laramie, Wyoming, situated on Wyoming's high Laramie Plains, at an elevation He finished second in all-time scoring at UCLA behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr; April 16 1947 is an American athlete and retired professional Basketball player widely considered As of 2008, he still holds the UCLA single-season records for most league points, highest league scoring average, and most free throws. He also holds several individual game records. 
Reggie was selected by the Pacers with the 11th pick in the 1st round of the 1987 NBA Draft. The 1987 NBA Draft took place on 22 June 1987 in New York City, New York. Miller wore jersey number 31 while playing on the Pacers, backing up shooting guard John Long before he became a starter. John Long is the name of John Long (politician (c 1419–1478 English Member of Parliament John Long (basketball (b Also, fans were initially upset that the Pacers chose Miller over Indiana University product Steve Alford; fans watching the 1987 NBA Draft booed Pacers President Donnie Walsh for the selection. Indiana University is the flagship campus of the Indiana University system. Stephen Todd Alford (born November 23 1964) is a former American Basketball player and the current head coach of the University of New Mexico Miller gained a respectable following early in his career as he helped turn the Pacers into a perennial playoff team.
Miller became a household name during the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals against the New York Knicks, due to his phenomenal shooting performance in Game 5 of the series on June 1, 1994, in which he scored 39 points total and 25 in the fourth quarter of the Pacers' 93-86 victory at Madison Square Garden. Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Events 193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is Assassinated 987 - Hugh Capet is elected Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, and known colloquially as The Garden, has been the name of four Arenas in New York City. Miller made several long three-pointers during the quarter and engaged in an animated discussion of his ongoing performance with noted Knicks fan Spike Lee, who was seated courtside. Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20 1957 is an Emmy Award -winning and Academy Award -nominated American Film director, The win gave the Pacers a 3-2 series lead over the heavily favored Knicks, but the Pacers lost the next two games and thus the series.
On May 7, 1995, Miller scored eight points in 8. Events 558 - In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 9 seconds in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Knicks, leading the Pacers to a stunning 107-105 victory. With 16. 4 seconds remaining and the Pacers trailing by six points, Miller made a three-point shot, stole the inbounds pass, dribbled back to the three-point arc and tied the game with a second three-pointer, stunning the Knick bench and their fans. On the ensuing possession, Knicks guard John Starks was fouled by Pacer Sam Mitchell but missed two free throws; Miller rebounded the second miss and was fouled. John Levell Starks (born August 10 1965) is an American retired professional Basketball player who gained fame while playing at Shooting Sam Mitchell may refer to Sam Mitchell (basketball (born 1963 American NBA head coach Sam Mitchell (basketball & football (born Miller made both free throws, and the Pacers' defense denied the Knicks' last chance for the win. The Pacers outlasted the Knicks in a seven-game series before losing to the Orlando Magic in the conference finals, also four games to three. The Orlando Magic is a professional Basketball team based in Orlando Florida. Near the end of the 1996 season, Miller fell to the floor and suffered an eye injury, leaving him unable to play in the playoffs until before Game 5 of the first round against the Atlanta Hawks. The Pacers lost to the Hawks and were eliminated. 
The Pacers made their next appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals three years later. On May 25, 1998, the Pacers trailed the Chicago Bulls two games to one in the series and were behind 94-93 in Game 4 at Market Square Arena with less than three seconds remaining. Events 1085 - Alfonso VI of Castile takes Toledo Spain back from the Moors. Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) The Chicago Bulls are an American professional Basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois, playing in the Central Division of the Eastern Market Square Arena was an indoor arena located in Indianapolis Indiana, USA. Miller shoved defender Michael Jordan out of the way, caught an inbounds pass from McKey, turned and made a game-winning three-point shot. Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17 1963 is a retired American professional Basketball player and active businessman The Pacers eventually pushed the series to a decisive seventh game in Chicago, a game in which the Pacers led in the fourth quarter before fading in the final minutes. The Bulls took the series and went on to win their sixth and final championship with Jordan.
In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Philadelphia 76ers on May 6, 2000, Reggie and teammate Jalen Rose each scored 40 points — becoming the highest-scoring pair of teammates in playoff history; in the Pacers' 108-91 victory. The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short are a professional Basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Events 1527 - Spanish and German troops sack Rome; some consider this the end of the Renaissance. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Jalen Anthony Rose (born January 30 1973 in Detroit Michigan) is an American professional Basketball player formerly in the The Pacers won that series 4-2 and returned to the Eastern Conference Finals for the fifth time in seven years. This time they finally crashed through the gates, defeating the rival Knicks four games to two. The deciding Game 6 on June 2, 2000 was sealed by Reggie's 34 points, half of which came in the fourth quarter. Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.
The Pacers thus advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, facing the Los Angeles Lakers of Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant. The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA team based in Los Angeles, California. Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6 1972 frequently referred to simply as " Shaq " is an African American Professional basketball Kobe Bean Bryant (born) is an American All-Star Shooting guard The Pacers lost the series and the championship four games to two, but Miller and Rose put on a shooting clinic in the Pacers' resounding Game 5 win that staved off elimination, scoring 25 and 32 points respectively. Miller averaged 24. 3 points per game for the series.
In 2002, Miller almost single-handedly eliminated the top seed and eventual Eastern Conference Champion New Jersey Nets in the fifth and final game of the first round of the playoffs. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. First, following two missed free throws from New Jersey's Richard Jefferson, Miller sent the game into overtime by banking in a 39 foot three-point shot at the buzzer. Next, with the Pacers down by 2 points in the final seconds of the first overtime, Miller drove into the lane and dunked over three Nets defenders to send the game into a second overtime period. While the Pacers would eventually fall to the Nets 120-109, that game had added another chapter to Miller's legacy as a clutch performer.
In the twilight of his career, Miller deferred his leadership role to All-Star teammate Jermaine O'Neal. Jermaine Lee O'Neal (born October 13 1978, in Columbia South Carolina) is an American professional Basketball player who plays Miller was an important locker-room leader for his team and served as an inspiration to his teammates who wanted to "win one [a championship] for 'Uncle Reg'". While Miller was no longer the team's leading scorer, he remained a go-to player in clutch time to the very end of his career.
In 2005, following the lengthy suspensions of star teammates O'Neal, Stephen Jackson, and Ron Artest for a brawl with fans in Detroit, Miller showed he could still score points in bunches, averaging nearly 20 points per game for stretches of the season. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Stephen Jesse Jackson (born April 5 1978 in Port Arthur, Texas) is an American professional Basketball player and a co-captain Ronald William Artest Jr (born November 13 1979) is an American professional Basketball player who currently plays with the Houston The Pacers-Pistons brawl (also known as The Malice at the Palace and The Basketbrawl) was an altercation that occurred in a National Basketball Association He even scored 39 points against the Los Angeles Lakers on March 18 at the age of 39. Events 37 - The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius ' will and proclaims Caligula emperor In January, Miller angrily shot down rumors that he would retire at the end of the season, saying that if he did decide to retire, he would announce it through his sister Cheryl Miller. Cheryl D Miller (born on January 3 1964 in Riverside California) is a former college Basketball player and coach On February 10, Cheryl, now a sideline reporter for TNT, reported that her brother had told her the previous day that he would indeed retire. Events 1355 - The St Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead Turner Network Television, usually referred to as TNT, is an American cable TV network created by media mogul Ted Turner and currently owned On April 11, in a game against the Toronto Raptors, Miller passed Jerry West to move into 12th on the NBA's all-time scoring list. Events 491 - Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I. The Toronto Raptors are a professional Basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. Jerry Alan West (born May 28 1938 is a retired American Basketball player who played his entire professional career for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National
Miller's last game was on May 19, 2005, at Conseco Fieldhouse, when the Pacers lost 88-79 to the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, ending the series four games to two. Events 1535 - French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships 110 men and Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Conseco Fieldhouse is a sports arena in Indianapolis Indiana, United States. The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area In the game, Miller led the Pacers with 27 points, making 11 out of 16 field goals including four of eight 3-pointers. When he was taken out with 15. 7 seconds to play, the Indianapolis crowd gave him a last standing ovation. Pistons coach (and former Pacers coach) Larry Brown then called an additional timeout during which the Pistons players joined in the ovation, providing closure not only to Miller's career but also to a season that had been largely overshadowed by the early-season brawl between the two teams. Lawrence Harvey Brown (born September 14 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, United States) is the head coach of the National Basketball Association The Pacers-Pistons brawl (also known as The Malice at the Palace and The Basketbrawl) was an altercation that occurred in a National Basketball Association Miller has left the league, but his legacy lives on and he currently owns a home in California and in the state that still calls his name, Indiana.
Miller was a member of the gold medal-winning Olympic men's basketball team in 1996 and of the US national team for the 1994 FIBA World Championship and 2002 FIBA World Championship. The Olympic Games is an international Multi-sport event established for both summer and winter games The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially known as the Centennial Olympics, were an International The United States men's national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international men's Basketball. The 1994 FIBA World Championship was an international Basketball competition hosted by Canada from August 4 to August 14, 1994. The 2002 FIBA World Championship was an international Basketball tournament held by the International Basketball Federation in The 2002 team did not win the championship that year, which was the first time that NBA players competed against international competition and lost. Miller was injured during the 2002 World Championships and played limited minutes.
On August 8, 2007 it was reported by ESPN that Miller was contemplating a return to the NBA to play for the Boston Celtics after Celtics general manager Danny Ainge and head coach Doc Rivers discussed with him about joining their revamped roster including Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, and longtime Celtic Paul Pierce in a reserve role. Events 1220 - Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Boston Celtics are an American professional Basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, playing in the Atlantic Division of the Daniel (Danny Ray Ainge (born March 17, 1959 in Eugene Oregon, U Glenn Anton Rivers (born October 13 1961 in Chicago, Illinois) commonly referred to as Doc Rivers, is a retired American Kevin Maurice Garnett (born May 19, 1976 in Mauldin, South Carolina) is an American professional Basketball player Walter Ray Allen (born July 20 1975 in Merced, California) commonly referred to as Ray Allen, is an American professional Basketball player Paul Anthony Pierce (born October 13 1977 in Oakland, California) nicknamed The Truth, is an American professional Basketball player for the  On August 12, his former coach Rick Carlisle was quoted in The Boston Globe as saying "we (me and Miller) talked about it and agreed that it was something that deserved careful consideration. Richard Preston Carlisle (pronounced KAHR-lye-uhl (born October 27, 1959 in Ogdensburg New York) is a former Basketball player and former The Boston Globe (and Boston Sunday Globe) is the most widely circulated daily Newspaper in Boston and in New England, "
On August 24, 2007, Miller decided against a comeback with the Boston Celtics or anyone else, according to The Indianapolis Star. The Indianapolis Star is a daily Newspaper which began publishing on June 6, 1903. "Physically, I know I could have done it. But mentally, when you do something like this, you've either got to be all in or all out. And I've decided I'm all out. "