Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 8/14/13
Good friend of Project Spurs, Mookie Schiralli of Bloguin's own A Stern Warning and And Rise, will be pitching in here at Project Spurs, covering Patty Mills' play with Team Australia at the FIBA Oceania Championships. Mookie is from "down under" and is an avid Australia Basketball fan with lots of knowledge on anything Australian basketball. Here is his recap from the recent Australia game versus New Zealand.   Patty Mills has led the Australian Boomers to a 70-59 victory in game one of the two-game FIBA Oceania Championships series against the New Zealand Tall Blacks in Auckland tonight. Despite trailing for almost three quarters of the game, the Boomers managed to pull away in the final quarter.   Mills powered the Boomers scoring throughout the first three quarters, contributing 18 of his 20 points on an array of predominately perimeter shots. The San Antonio Spurs sparkplug had three of his four steals in the final quarter as the Boomers made the decisive plays to put
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