Reggie Miller questions Knicks followers ‘dragging’ him after loss to Pacers

Reggie Miller questions Knicks followers ‘dragging’ him after loss to Pacers

Reggie Miller had one huge query for Knicks followers after the NBA Jap Convention semifinals. 

“Why are y’all dragging me?” 

Miller referred to as Recreation 2 of the second-round collection at Madison Sq. Backyard as a part of the TNT broadcast and was heckled in the course of the course of the night time by Knicks followers, which included a chant of “F–k you, Reggie” on the finish of a Knicks win.

Miller, after all, has been persona non grata on the Backyard for the reason that Nineties over his battles with the Knicks on the courtroom throughout his days with the Pacers.

Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks at Madison Square garden - Indiana Pacers great Reggie Miller autographs two framed newspapers for Spike Lee one of them is a New York Post before the start of tonightâs game.
Reggie Miller referred to as Recreation 2 of the Knicks-Pacers collection. Charles Wenzelberg / New York Publish

Naturally, he was dragged into the narrative throughout this yr’s collection that appeared to reignite the rivalry between the Knicks and Pacers, who ultimately took the series in seven games

“Can I simply say one thing? Individuals, I didn’t play within the collection, New Yorkers,” Miller stated on Wednesday throughout an look on “The Dan Patrick Present.”

“Why are y’all dragging me? I didn’t play within the collection; how am I part of all of this? I got here to do Recreation 2 as a result of that was requested of me. My bosses stated, ‘We wish you doing this recreation.’ All of us have bosses, proper Theodore? I can’t say no.

“I referred to as the sport down the center. How am I dragged in to love I’m on the market enjoying Recreation 7?”

Miller wasn’t precisely a choir boy in the course of the collection both, although. 

Whereas he might not have been on the courtroom, he did flip into the heel function in the course of the collection and trolled the Knicks on social media after they misplaced Recreation 7. 

Pacers star Tyrese Haliburton additionally wore a sweatshirt to his postgame information convention that had Miller doing the choke signal — which he made in the course of the 1994 playoffs — on the entrance of it. 

Josh Hart #3 is greeted by New York Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau  as he walks back to the bench to a stand ovation after he fouls out during the fourth quarter.
Josh Hart is greeted by New York Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau as he walks again to the bench to a stand ovation after he fouls out in the course of the fourth quarter in Recreation 7. Charles Wenzelberg / New York Publish

“Look, I anticipated that too,” Miller stated about the entire thing. “I perceive that. Identical to in ‘The Godfather,’ simply after I thought I used to be out, they pulled me again in. And my boys from Indiana, thanks. My younger boys dealt with their enterprise in Recreation 7, and we moved on.

“However I wasn’t enjoying within the collection, guys. I’m 58 years previous. I had nothing to do with the collection.”

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