Six Greatest Mike Miller Moments with the Miami Heat
Mike Miller will be making his first visit back to the American Airlines Arena tonight since being amnestied and signing with the Memphis Grizzlies.
And the Miami Heat have already announced that they'll be giving him his 2013 NBA championship ring during a special ceremony prior to tip-off.
According to a statement released by the team, Erik Spoelstra will be presenting Miller with his ring in a presentation that will include a video compilation highlighting Miller's contributions during the three years he was with Miami.
Mike Miller is forever a Heat icon, so expect a warm and loving welcome from Heat fans. In honor of Mike's return to where he made awesome memories, we present his six greatest moments in a Heat uniform
6. That Time He Sang "Ice, Ice Baby" With Birdman
It was for charity. And it was awesome.
5. His Uncanny Ability To Wreck Ass From Beyond the Arc
The reason the Heat went and got Mike Miller in the first place was because he was going to be able to flourish from downtown as guys like LeBron, Wade and Bosh were double-teamed and forced to kick it out to him. Miller made opponents pay for it more often than not. Even when he was mangled with an injury, Miller managed to sack up and destroy.
4. Going Six-for-Six From Downtown versus San Antonio
Miller's time with the Heat was riddled with injuries. He always seemed to be falling apart at the seams. Yet, whenever he'd get back into the lineup, he'd pick up where he left off -- demolishing opponents with his Pet Cemetary stroke from downtown. On January 17, 2012, Miller stepped in after missing time with a back injury. Without Dwyane Wade, Miller came through, going a perfect 6-for-6 from downtown, helping the Heat with a massive come-from-behind win against the Spurs.
3. His Passes
Miller will always be known for his sharp shooting from beyond the arc. But one of his most underrated skills -- besides constantly coming back from the dead -- was his sick pinpoint cross-court passes.
2. One-Shoe Three Pointer versus San Antonio
Game 6. 2013 NBA Finals. A season on the brink. And Mike Miller loses his shoe running down the court. But this is a man who has played on the biggest stage with a ruptured spleen. No shoe? No problem. Mike Miller hit one of the biggest threes in Heat history with only one shoe, as only Mike Miller can.
1. The Seven Three Pointers versus OKC
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