GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Grand Rapids Gold announced their new head coach on Thursday.
Andre Miller, a 17-year NBA veteran, will be the head coach of the Denver Nuggets’ G League affiliate. The team says the Los Angeles native will bring “great experience and basketball knowledge” to Grand Rapids.
During his career, Miller played with nine NBA franchises: Cleveland, Los Angeles, Clippers, Denver, Philadelphia, Portland, Washington, Sacramento, Minnesota and San Antonio. He played with the Denver Nuggets from 2003-2007 and then again from 2011-2014, according to a news release.
Miller was one of eight players in NBA history to record at least 16,000 points, 8,500 assists and 4,500 rebounds in a career, joining LeBron James, Oscar Robertson, Russell Westbrook, Gary Payton, Chris Paul, Magic Johnson and Jason Kidd, the release said.
The team previously announced that former assistant coach Nate Babcock will be promoted to assistant head coach, while former Nuggets Jeff Trepanier and James Fraschillo will become assistant coaches.