Reggie, won't you reconsider?

Dignity is overrated, writes Jason Whitlock. Reggie Miller should keep playing until he can't walk.

Updated: April 28, 2005, 11:30 AM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Special to Page 2

The toughest decision a great athlete faces is when to get out of the game. Conventional wisdom states that it's best for an all-time great to exit gracefully, while he's still on top.

Muhammad Ali might have damaged his legacy by suffering through the pounding handed to him by Larry Holmes. You even find people who believe that some of the air was taken out of Michael Jordan because of the two years he spent squeezing his bloated body into a Wizards uniform.

I happen to disagree. ...

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