The Denver Nuggets on Friday rescinded Miller’s two-game suspension. However, Miller still will miss all team activities – including two games – between now and Monday for what the team called personal reasons.
So he’s not suspended. But he is still missing two games.
OK. Rookie coach Brian Shaw somewhat explained the decision on the team’s Twitter account.
Miller was suspended for yelling at Shaw during Wednesday’s home loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, Denver’s eighth straight loss. He did not play, the first DNP-CD of his career.
On Thursday, Shaw held a series of meetings with his players in lieu of practice. Members of the coaching staff met individually with players before a collective meeting where concerns and gripes were aired.
After losing three home games all last season, the Nuggets have lost their last five at the Pepsi Center. Following the loss to Philadelphia, forward J.J. Hickson said the team had “reached rock bottom.”
The Nuggets host the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday and visit the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.