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Memphis Hires Mike Miller As An Assistant Coach

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Mike Miller will join Penny Hardaway's staff at the University of Memphis as an assistant coach.

He joins former Tiger guard Tony Madlock on the staff.

Miller, 38, will begin his coaching career under Hardaway after spending one year away from basketball.

Miller, a native of Mitchell, S.D., played 17 seasons in the NBA, including seven with the Grizzlies.  His first stint with the Grizzles lasted six seasons (from 2002-03 to 2007-08) and included setting several franchise records.

During a game against the Golden State Warriors on Feb. 21, 2007, Miller set the Grizzlies’ single-game scoring mark with 45 points.  A month earlier, also against the Warriors, he set a franchise record with nine 3-pointers.  Following the 2005-06 season, he was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year after averaging 13.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists.

His second stint with the Grizzlies came during the 2013-14 season, one in which Miller played in all 82 regular-season games and shot 45.9 percent from beyond the arc.

 


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