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Andre Lloyd Miller (born March 19, 1976 in Watts, Los Angeles, California) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers.

Miller played collegiately at the University of Utah for four years. His performance in 1998, including a very rare NCAA Tournament triple double, led the Utes to the NCAA championship game where they lost to Kentucky. At Utah, Miller played with Keith Van Horn and Michael Doleac who both also played in the NBA. Miller graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor's of Science in Sociology in 1998 and began work on a Master's in Sociology before being drafted into the NBA.

Miller was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 8th overall pick of the 1999 NBA Draft, and averaged 11.1 points and 5.8 assists per game in his rookie year. In his second year he averaged 15.8 points per game and 8 assists per game. In his final year as a Cavalier his averages increased to 16.5 points and 10.8 assists per game. During his career as a Cavalier he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, became the first player in Cleveland history to win player of the week twice, set a franchise record for total assists in a season (882) and was the only NBA player to average 10+ assists and points during the 2001–02 NBA season. He played for the US national team in the 2002 FIBA World Championship.

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