Quincy Miller Signs To Play In Serbia

WEDNESDAY, 7:48am: The deal is official, the team announced (translation via Sportando’s Emiliano Carchia).

TUESDAY, 4:01pm: Nets camp cut Quincy Miller has signed with the Serbian team Red Star Belgrade, aka Crvena Zvezda, according to international journalist David Pick (Twitter link), who confirms an earlier tweet from scout Vedran Modrić, who said the small forward would join the team (Twitter link). The deal is contingent on Miller clearing waivers from Brooklyn, which released the 22-year-old just this afternoon.

Miller, the 38th overall pick from 2012, split last season between the Kings and Pistons, who traded him to the Nets this past summer. He was a highly regarded prospect coming out of high school in 2011, when he was No. 5 in the Recruiting Services Consensus Index, right behind Bradley Beal. Injury has curtailed much of that promise since.

He’s nonetheless spent at least part of each of his three seasons as a pro on an NBA roster. It’s unclear if Miller’s deal with Red Star has any mechanism that would allow him to make it four NBA stints in four years. He grabbed six points and eight rebounds in about 30 minutes total during the preseason with the Nets.

Do you think Miller is worthy of a regular season roster spot on an NBA team? Leave a comment to share your thoughts.

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4 thoughts on “Quincy Miller Signs To Play In Serbia

  1. ChrisCrouse

    I think he’s at least worth a roster spot. Brooklyn should have taken a chance on him going into the season. I wonder if waiver Miller means the team is confident that Hollis-Jefferson can play substantial minutes on the wing.

  2. Dana Gauruder

    The Pistons seemed quite intrigued by Miller’s potential last spring but they dealt him after he got hurt prior to summer league action for Steve Blake. I am surprised how quickly Miller played his way off the Nets’ roster. He may have to carve out a career in Europe.

  3. smittybanton

    After he double crossed Quincy Miler to the ground, Miller’s not allowed on an NBA roster until Igoudala says so.

  4. amareamaiel

    Absolutely. In a league where the stretch 4 is in Vogue he brings with his length and mobility that perimeter offensive trait teams crave. Triple Love. I wish my Pistons pick him up to help out our anemic bench production.

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