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Quincy Miller, Uncut: Former No. 1 Prospect Taking Next Step in Detroit

By Brian Kotloff | March 25, 2015

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.

MORE: Miller Shines in Front of Scouts at NBA D-League Showcase

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

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