Mar 23, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas (22) controls the ball against Denver Nuggets point guard Andre Miller (24) in the fourth quarter at the Pepsi Center. The Nuggets won 101-95. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Trade Rumors: Sacramento Kings remain frontrunner for Andre Miller


The Sacramento Kings have had widely reported interest in ousted Denver Nuggets point guard Andre Miller and today, Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders not only suggested the Kings still had interest, but that they are the frontrunners for his services.

The Kings have really stayed clear of anything involving a future draft pick, unless it yields a significant asset and it seems they are taking the same stance on long-term contract money. The Kings remain the frontrunner for Andre Miller, whenever the Denver Nuggets decide to move him. The problem is Miller isn’t going to return much for Denver, hence the lack of movement on a deal.

The 38-year-old Miller has not played since December 30th thanks to a blowout between he and head coach Brian Shaw. Clearly, the Nuggets have no desire to keep him past the upcoming trade deadline – though the lack of playing time has heavily devalued him.

Sacramento doesn’t exactly have many trade pieces that would fit in a deal for Miller straight up, so it’s possible the two sides would need to expand their deal to involve more players or introduce a third team into trade talks.

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  • Truth928

    Denver should grab Fredette. Fredette is the Stone Cold Goods..He will be leading the NBA in 3pt % agfter this game goes in the books. He will be 1st or 2nd for PG”s in FG%. Number 1 in FT %=== He REALLY needs to get out of Sacdemento where they simply abuse him by keeping him on the bench, He is not only a GREAT shooter and scorer but he takes anybody off the dribble and is a Great passer….The next Steve Nash… No Joke.

    • stuckincalifornia

      What are you smoking? Fredette is a second rate NBA player and always will be.

    • Drew

      Denver got Ty Lawson so any ways he is gonna be buried in bench