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NetsDaily Jul 30, 2015

Pistons: Need for Steve Blake drove Van Gundy to trade Quincy Miller

Keith Langlois, the Pistons' in-house beat writer, asked why Detroit traded Quincy Miller to the Nets, said Stan Van Gundy felt the need for a back-up point guard outweighed any improvement in Miller's game.  Moreover, Langlois said that as a power forward, Miller would have had a difficult time making the final roster. The Nets traded Miller, a 6'10" forward, to the Nets for veteran PG Steve Blake two weeks ago. Initial reports suggested that the Nets would simply waive the 22-year-old ahead of a guarantee due on July 15. But the guarantee was so small --$50,000-- the team apparently...

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