The Denver Nuggets were in pursuit of 34 year-old sharpshooter Mike Miller, but according to ESPN's Chris Broussard, he will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The moves reunites Miller with LeBron James, it was reported that James wasn't thrilled that Miller was dumped by the Heat before the 2013-14 season.
Sources: Mike Miller will sign with Cleveland. 2 yr deal with player option after 1 yr. Miller turned down more $ from Houston & Denver
Sources: Mike Miller will sign with Cleveland. 2 yr deal with player option after 1 yr. Miller turned down more $ from Houston & Denver— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 15, 2014
There were multiple rumors that Miller was also considering the Nuggets and the Rockets. He will sign a two-year deal with the Cavs for $5.5 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Miller will sign a two-year, $5.5M deal with Cavs, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Miller will sign a two-year, $5.5M deal with Cavs, league source tells Yahoo Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 15, 2014
The move to add Miller in Denver would have been a curious one. Head Coach Brian Shaw wants some veteran presence on the team and the addition of Arron Afflalo added to that. The Nuggets may still to look some veteran leadership, no word yet on whom they could target next.