Reggie Miller Would Cut Off Both Pinky Fingers In Exchange For NBA Titles

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In the ultimate case of addition by subtraction, noted Knick killer Reggie Miller admitted Monday that he would be willing to sacrifice a couple of pinky fingers – if it meant he would be an NBA champion.

“I hate pinkies. I hate pinkies,” Miller insisted when asked on the Dan Patrick Show if he’d be willing to saw off some digits in exchange for some hardware. So would I give up two pinkies for two rings…I think I would!

Miller played 18 NBA seasons, all with the Indiana Pacers. He was a five-time All-Star, Hall of Famer and in 2021 was named to the NBA’s 75th Anniversary team. He advanced to the NBA Finals just once (2000), falling to the Lakers 4 games to 2.

“Yes I would,” a laughing Miller again told host Dan Patrick.


The conversation then shifted to whether a pinky-less Miller could outshoot four-time NBA champion, Shaquille O’Neal. “I think I could. Yes, I could,” said Miller through an ear-to-ear grin.

Before long, Miller circled back to those championships that eluded him, again telling Patrick: “I would give ‘em up in a heartbeat.”

Though I doubt he’d be OK watching Reggie hoist a couple of championship trophies, something tells me Spike Lee would be ready and willing to assist with Miller’s pinky amputation.


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Written by Anthony Farris

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