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)

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