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Oklahoma City Thunder: Thunder remains interested in Mike Miller

by Anthony Slater Published: July 3, 2014
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But just like last summer – when, at one point, it was reported the Thunder had emerged as the favorite to land Miller – his connection with Memphis remains the biggest roadblock. And it’s likely an insurmountable one.

Despite some organizational drama at the beginning of the summer, which nearly included the Grizziles’ second coaching change in as many seasons, Miller has steadfastly maintained a public desire to remain in Memphis.

"They know how badly I wanna be here," Miller said on Memphis radio Monday. "That makes it very simple. If they feel the same way, and it's a fair deal, it’ll be a done deal.”

Miller said he’d like to have a deal done by Friday or Saturday and his “heart is in Memphis.” But if it hits any snags, the Thunder will gladly swoop, hoping to secure the services of a 3-point sniper that has consistently burned OKC in the past.

by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as NewsOK.com's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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