Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 5/7/12
The San Antonio Spurs are on the verge of sweeping the Utah Jazz in their first-round playoff series which would mean one step closer to the NBA Finals and a shot at the franchise's fifth NBA title. The playoffs are such an exciting time during the NBA season and just being in the league has to be an exciting time in a player's life. It is considered the pinnacle of basketball and many strive to make it there and hopefully walk away with an NBA championship ring. Well maybe not every basketball player shares that strong sentiment. The 2012 Olympics are nearing and the Spurs will have players represented in London who will be playing for their respective home country. One player is Spurs' guard Patty Mills. Mills will be playing in London this summer for Australia but when it comes to playing in the NBA versus representing his country, he makes it clear, nothing beats playing for an Olympic medal. 'For me, there is nothing better than representing Australia at that level, and that's
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