In July of 2019, Miller signed a two-year contract to stay with the Pelicans. Then, in August, he had surgery to correct a ruptured right Achilles tendon. The 29-year-old did not play for the Pelicans during the 2019-20 season due to the injury. He was coming off his best NBA season in 2018-19, when he posted a career-high 8.2 points and a career-best 1.9 three-pointers per game.2018
Miller delivered an effective season as a three-point specialist off the Pelicans' bench in 2018-19, setting new career bests with 8.2 points, 1.9 threes, 2.1 assists and 0.6 steals per game. He scored in double digits 26 times in his 69 games (15 starts) for the Pelicans, clearing 20 points on three occasions. The Kentucky product tied his career high in made threes with six on Dec. 19 against Milwaukee, scoring 20 points in the process. Miller tied his career high with 21 points in a New Year's Eve win over Minnesota, hitting 5-of-8 three-pointers in the process. On Jan. 24 against Oklahoma City, Miller scored 21 again, adding seven rebounds, two assists and a block. He blocked a career-high four shots Jan. 14 against the Clippers.2017
After two seasons spent with the German pro team Brose Bamberg, Miller signed back with the Pelicans, with whom he'd started his NBA career, ahead of the 2017-18 season. He ended up playing in all 82 games for New Orleans, making three starts along the way. Miller recorded personal bests in points per game (7.8), field-goal percentage (44.4), threes per game (1.8), three-point percentage (41.1), rebounds per game (2.0) and assists per game (1.4). He scored in double digits on 29 separate occasions, thrice cracking 20 points -- a mark he'd never reached before in the NBA. On Nov. 13 against Atlanta, Miller scored a career-high 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting -- including what was then a career-high five threes. He narrowly missed his first NBA double-double Nov. 24 against Phoenix, netting 10 points and nine boards. A couple months later, Jan. 26 against Houston, he hit six threes for a new career high in a 20-point effort. All in all, Miller hit at least one three in 65 games, and he made more than one 43 times. The Kentucky product went on to appear in all nine of New Orleans' playoff games, averaging 4.8 points with 1.0 threes, 2.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.6 steals across 18.0 minutes per game.2014
Miller played in five games (one start) for the Pelicans in 2014-15, averaging 0.4 points with 0.4 assists and 0.2 steals across 8.6 minutes. In his most extensive run during that span, he played 16:52 on Nov. 14 against Minnesota, netting two points. He was waived by New Orleans on Nov. 30.2013
Miller's second NBA season saw him improve on his rookie numbers, as he raised his scoring average to 4.4 points per game thanks to a significant jump in shooting percentage (from 40.7 to 44.0). He also averaged 0.6 threes, 1.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.5 steals for the freshly renamed Pelicans. Miller delivered double-digit points on seven occasions. He tied his career high with four threes Jan. 11 against Dallas. But he saved much of his best work for the month of April. On Apr. 9 against Phoenix, he posted 14 points with two boards, two assists and two steals. Two days later, Apr. 11 against the Thunder, he put up a career-high 18 points with three assists and a steal. Matching up against the Thunder once again on Apr. 14, Miller snagged a career-high four steals along with 10 points, three rebound and five assists.2012
The Hornets took Miller in the second round, 46th overall, of the 2012 NBA Draft, and he went on to play in 52 games (two starts) during his rookie season. The Kentucky product averaged 2.3 points and 1.5 rebounds across 13.3 minutes per game. He showed good touch from three-point range, knocking down 39.3 percent of his attempts. Miller recorded a season-high eight rebounds on Nov. 25 against Denver, adding seven points and a pair of assists. He picked up a season-high five assists along with eight points Mar. 10 against Portland. His biggest game of the year came Mar. 25, when Miller drew the start and knocked down 6-of-7 shots -- including 4-of-5 threes -- en route to 16 points, rounding out his line with three boards, an assist, a steal and a block. He also appeared in 11 games (eight starts) with the D-League's Iowa Energy, averaging 9.9 points with 1.9 threes (at a sparkling 51.2 percent success rate), 3.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists.