Alabama basketball star Brandon Miller is in hot water over his pre-game pat-down celebration during player introductions.
Former Alabama basketball player Darius Miles and another were arrested in January over the fatal shooting of Jamea Harris, and this week, it was reported that Miller and another former teammate, Jayden Bradley, were involved. Miller has not been charged with a crime, but Miles reportedly texted Miller and told him to bring Miles' gun to his location in downtown Tuscaloosa.
Prior to the No. 2 team in the country's game against Arkansas, Miller can be seen getting patted down by a teammate.
If you’re Brandon Miller you’ve gotta think about at least ditching the security pat down intro, no? pic.twitter.com/ChpSSnnwfR— Patrick (@patrickkleary) February 25, 2023
After the Crimson Tide's 86-83 win over the Razorbacks, Alabama head coach Nate Oats, who has been heavily criticized for continuing to allow Miller to play, addressed his star player's pre-game antics, which have been happening all season.
According to Oats, the move is "not appropriate" and "will not happen the remainder of this year."
VIDEO: Nate Oats remarks on #Alabama G Brandon Miller's pregame 'pat-down' introduction ahead of his opening statement following 86-83 win over Arkansas. pic.twitter.com/mPuoSdBoxH— Joey Blackwell (@BlackwellSports) February 25, 2023
"[I]t's not appropriate," Oats said in his post-game press conference. "It's been addressed, and it will not happen the remainder of this year."
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