Click here to Skip to main content
LATEST HEADLINES - NBA NEWS

Blazers guard Miller upset about one-game suspension


Posted Dec 8 2010 5:40PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Trail Blazers guard Andre Miller is critical of the suspension that ended a consecutive games-played streak that dated back to 2003.

Miller missed Tuesday's 106-99 victory over the Suns because of the league-imposed one-game suspension for making "excessive and unnecessary contact" with Clippers forward Blake Griffin in a game Sunday.

The suspension snapped Miller's consecutive games streak at 632, the longest among active NBA players. He had not missed a game since Jan. 24, 2003.

Miller told reporters Wednesday the suspension wasn't justified. He says it showed that the league favors younger players and was without consideration for his accomplishment.

SEARCH NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS
photoNBA Rooks: Kristaps Porzingis Solid Summer Start
After being selected 4th overall by the Knicks in the 2015 Draft, Kristaps Porzingis got off to a solid start in the Las Vegas Summer League.
photoMike Conley Visits the Great Wall of China
Take a look as Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies takes a tour of the Great Wall of China.
photoNBA Africa Game 2015 Recap
A look at the NBA's first ever game in Africa as Team World defeated Team Africa 101-97 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa.
photoGrizzlies Top 10 Plays
Check out the top 10 plays from the 2014-15 season.
photoRockets Top 10 Plays
Check out the top 10 plays from the Houston Rockets' 2014-15 season.

Copyright © NBA Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved. No portion of NBA.com may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. By accessing any information beyond this page, you agree to abide by the Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights and Terms of Use. | Ad Choices Ad Choices

NBA.com is part of Turner Sports Digital, part of the Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network.