Day 24: The Professor

Omertime

Today is Day 24 of the Omer. Tif’eret sheb’netzach. Within endurance, there is beauty.

Andre Miller first came on my radar as the point guard for the University of Utah basketball team, led by Keith Van Horn in 1995. In 1998, with Van Horn gone, he led the Runnin’ Utes to an upset of the defending champion Arizona Wildcats in the Elite 8 with 18 points, 14 rebounds, and 13 assists. In the Final Four, he had 16 points, 14 rebounds, and 7 assists as Utah defeated a UNC team led by Vince Carter and Antawn Jamison, before Utah lost in the NCAA Championship game to Kentucky.

Miller was an All-American in college, but he never made an All-Star team in the NBa. While he doesn’t possess the NBA accolades of some other choices On The Mystical Shape of the Hoophead, he epitomizes Day 24,tif’eret sheb’netzah. During the…

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