South Dakota native Mike Miller recently sat down with the Denver Nuggets organization to talk about his legacy of basketball in his hometown state. One of the top points of dicussion was the Mike Miller Classic, a basketball extravanganza in both Sioux Falls and Mitchell, which helps local high school teams showcase their talent against some of the best basketball programs around.
He spoke about the passion of sports in the Mt. Rushmore state.
"For me it's home! The further you get away from it, the more you appreciate what it gave you, the foundation it built for you going forward," said Miller. "But it's also, [the people] love basketball, they love sports. It'll always be home for me."
This year celebrated the seventh annual Mike Miller classic in the state of South Dakota.