Blazers' Miller has consecutive games streak snapped

PORTLAND, Oregon Wed Dec 8, 2010 10:29pm IST

Portland Trail Blazers' Andre Miller (24) drives for a lay-up past Phoenix Suns' Louis Amundson (17) during the first half of Game 2 of their NBA Western Conference playoff series in Phoenix April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Portland Trail Blazers' Andre Miller (24) drives for a lay-up past Phoenix Suns' Louis Amundson (17) during the first half of Game 2 of their NBA Western Conference playoff series in Phoenix April 20, 2010.

Credit: Reuters/Joshua Lott

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - Portland point guard Andre Miller saw his NBA-leading streak of 632 consecutive games come to an end Tuesday when he was forced to sit out the Trail Blazers' 106-99 win over the Phoenix Suns.

Miller was serving a one-game suspension for making excessive and unnecessary contact with Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin Sunday when he knocked the rookie to the ground.

The 34-year-old Miller had not missed a game since the 2002-03 season.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher became the new active consecutive games played leader with 444. The all-time NBA record for most successive games played is 1,192 held by A.C. Green, who went from 1986 to 2001 without missing a contest.

(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

TENNIS

Reuters Showcase

Formula One

Formula One

Hamilton gives Rosberg the Spa treatment.  Full Article 

'Lion King' Returns

'Lion King' Returns

South Korea set for return of 'Lion King' - report.  Full Article 

Tough Job

Tough Job

I have gone from 'king of Manchester' to 'devil' - Van Gaal.  Full Article 

Sprained Ankle

Sprained Ankle

Neymar a doubt for Barca season opener with ankle sprain.  Full Article 

Motor Racing

Motor Racing

Rossi feels closer than ever to racing in F1.  Full Article 

In Defence

In Defence

I'm not racist or sexist, says apologetic Mackay.  Full Article 

FIFA Top Job

FIFA Top Job

Pragmatic Platini unlikely to enter FIFA race.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage