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Report: Spurs signing Andre Miller

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DENVER - MARCH 22: Andre Miller #24 of the Denver Nuggets moves the ball against Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs on March 22, 2006 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets won 104-92. NOTE TO USER: USER expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

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Andre Miller took a risk by accepting a buyout from the Timberwolves.

As part of the buyout process, Minnesota had to waive Miller. Because he was on a minimum contract, any team with a roster vacancy could’ve claimed him.

But Miller’s agent scared off any potential claimers, and the veteran point guard cleared waivers.

He won’t remain a free agent for long.

Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports:

Free-agent guard Andre Miller has reached an agreement to sign with the San Antonio Spurs for the remainder of the season, league sources told The Vertical.

The Spurs have a full roster of 15 players, so they’ll have to waive someone to sign Miller. Miller figures to supplant Ray McCallum as San Antonio’s third point guard, so McCallum is a possibility. Matt Bonner and Rasual Butler (who could get bumped on the depth chart if the Spurs also sign Kevin Martin) are also candidates to go.

More than Miller makes the Spurs better, he makes them more stable. At 39, Miller’s production has slipped, but his high basketball intelligence makes him an asset.

He should fit well in San Antonio.