Quincy Miller‘s third year as a pro has been an unexpected roller coaster, beginning with his release from the Nuggets just two days before their season opener.
Six weeks later, the 22-year-old joined a Reno Bighorns team that allowed his versatile skill set to flourish to the tune of 23.6 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.5 steals, 3.3 blocks, 2.1 three-pointers and 6.1 free throws per game over 17 NBA Development League games.
He’s since found a home in Detroit, where the Pistons have signed him for the remainder of the season. See what makes the up-and-coming team a good fit for Miller, from head coach Stan Van Gundy to veteran mentors Caron Butler and Tayshaun Prince, via Pistons.com.
|Quincy Miller’s 2014-15 Season Timeline|
|Oct. 27||Released after two seasons with Nuggets; averaged 4.5 points over 59 games|
|Oct.-Dec.||Trained with friend Marcus Hodges in North Carolina|
|Dec. 10||Signed NBA D-League contract to enter into available player pool|
|Dec. 12||Claimed off waivers by the Reno Bighorns, the Kings’ affiliate; scores 25 in 23 minutes in debut|
|Dec. 16||Named new No. 1 prospect in NBADLeague.com’s top 30 Prospect Watch rankings|
|Jan. 15||Posted 35 points, 8 rebounds and 9 blocks in 27 minutes on Day 2 of NBA D-League Showcase|
|Jan. 16||Signs 10-day contract with the Kings for the 18th GATORADE Call-Up of the season|
|Feb. 15||Scored 28 points in NBA D-League All-Star Game after Feb. 10 return to Bighorns|
|Feb. 21||Signed 10-day contract with Pistons; assigned to affiliate Grand Rapids Drive six days later|
|March 12||Signed multi-year deal with Pistons|