'Moving Miami to northeast Ohio'
Mike Miller and Lebron James are set to relive their days in Miami with the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, and more former teammates may join them.
According to a report from ESPN on Thursday, Miller has been recruiting his former Heat teammate Ray Allen.
In an interview with ESPN Radio, Miller said he has talked to Allen about joining Cleveland and he thinks Allen is the type of player who can help the Cavaliers with his playoff experience.
The Cavaliers already signed another former teammate of Miller and James Monday. James Jones, an 11-year NBA veteran, signed a contract with Cleveland for the veteran's minimum of $1.4 million, according to ESPN.
"We got James Jones, now we're moving Miami to northeast Ohio," Miller told ESPN Radio.
Allen has not made a decision about his future and has reportedly contemplated retirement after 18 years in the league. Allen, who turns 39 today, scored 9.6 points and made 41 percent of his three-point shots for the Heat in 2013-14. Miami fell to the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals in five games in June.
"With LeBron James, you are going to win 55 to 60 games regardless," Miller said. "Now it's about what you do in the playoffs. For us, even with the young talent that they have there, you've gotta bring guys that have been there before, even if they are not giving you heavy minutes. Because those are the guys that understand the preparation, the adjustments, things like that can really bring those guys along. And then you build it from there."