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Miller hits game-winning shot to give Nuggets 1-0 series lead

NBA Playoffs

Denver Nuggets guard Andre Miller drives against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson during Game 1 of a first-round NBA Playoff series on Saturday in Denver.

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DENVER — Andre Miller filled a gaping hole in his basketball resume Saturday.
“I’ve never hit a game-winning shot,” the 37-year-old guard said after sinking a nifty layup with just over a second left that gave the Denver Nuggets a 97-95 win over the Golden State Warriors in their playoff opener.
Not in high school.
Not in college.
Not in his 13 NBA seasons.
“Never,” Miller repeated. “I’ve taken a couple and missed or turned the ball over. But that was big for a first playoff game.”
With the youthful Nuggets in danger of losing at home for the ...


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