Comeback Over: Reggie Miller & Boston Celtics Won’t Face Spike Lee & New York Knicks
ESPN.com news services reports on Reggie Miller aborting his comeback attempt with the Boston Celtics:
Reggie Miller‘s comeback has ended before it began.
"That’s it,” he told The Star. "Physically, I know I could have done it. But mentally, when you do something like this, you’ve either got to be all in or all out. And I’ve decided I’m all out."
Miller told the newspaper the decision came after two weeks of workouts designed to see how his body might react to the stress of an entire NBA season.
"Earlier [Thursday], I was ready to come back. I was going to do it. But then I flew back here, I thought about it, I talked to a lot of people, and honestly, most people told me I should come back," Miller said, according to the newspaper.
"Charles [Barkley], Mark [
], Doug [Collins], they all said I should do it. And when I was back in Indy this week [for the Peyton Manning charity bowling event], people on the streets, they’d tell me to do it," Miller told the newspaper. "But as the day went on, I just realized I wasn’t ready mentally to put myself through the grind again." Jackson
My Quick Take: I wanted to see it one more time. A final Mohammed Ali-Joe Frazier, Thrilla-in-
You remember The Look? Think back to the 1990’s. Bill Clinton was either in power or fighting impeachment. This internet thing was taking off. Victoria Beckham was just Posh Spice. And Reggie Miller, one of the NBA’s premier sharpshooters and trash-talkers, used to go at Lee, a die-hard
Is this still a little foggy? Don’t remember their legendary duels and smack-talk sessions? Check out Miller’s top ten career highlights.
Half of those highlights came against in the
The Look defined Miller’s career. It was his way of informing opponents and fans that he had just iced things with a big play. Game over. Thanks for coming out.
Yesterday, Miller pulled the plug on his comeback attempt with
Game always recognizes game. And a few years back, Knick fans and Miller recognized each other.
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