And thankfully, I won't have to watch him feel the heat with somebody. With somebody who (somebody who) loves him. Sigh.

The retired Indiana Pacer's star and TNT NBA analyst, 41, tells Us Weekly that he was approached to be on Season 4 of Dancing With the Stars, but decided to pass. The former basketball player said that he was flattered by the offer, but declined due to scheduling conflicts.

The other reason Miller's declining to get down boogie? Reigning champ Emmitt Smith. Yeah, apparently Miller told Us, "Emmitt ruined it for all athletes because he was so good." No, no, Reggie. Emmitt ruined it for all athletes because he was born with legs.

Reggie Miller Rejects Dancing With the Stars [Us Weekly Online]