Andre Miller to return to Wizards

The Washington Wizards have picked up the $4.6 million option in Andre Miller's contract, bringing him back for next season, his agent Andy Miller told ESPN.com.

Andre Miller proved to be an effective pick-up at the trade deadline for the Wizards as he served as a backup to star John Wall.

Miller, 38, is going into his 16th season. He averaged 4.0 points and 1.0 assists during the Wizards' playoff run.