“He told me, ‘there are only so many players who can do what Reggie Miller does,’” Patrick said. “So I asked him, are you going to call him next year?” Rivers didn’t discount the possibility of inquiring about Miller's services for the 2009-10 season.
Apparently Boston isn’t the only team interested in the Pacers’ all-time leading scorer. Miller said Cleveland also made inquiries this off-season about his availability. Miller, who works as an NBA commentator for TNT, told Patrick at this point he has no plans to return.
“I would never jump on a bandwagon just to win a championship,” Miller told Patrick. “I like to pull my own weight.”