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The Spurs lost because they’re old? Don’t let them off so easily

The Spurs lost because they’re old. The Spurs are done. The Spurs couldn’t match the athleticism of the Oklahoma City Thunder. All of those statements have been uttered before. The first two have already been refuted multiple times. The third is reasonable and fundamentally accurate, but it still doesn’t tell the whole story of another playoff exit suffered by San Antonio at...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook ruins Patty Mills in transition

Arguably the most athletic point guard we have seen in the league, Russell Westbrook always has players on their toes. There has never been more proof of this than Tuesday night, when Westbrook was on a fastbreak in the Thunder’s Western Conference Semifinal Game 5 against the San Antonio Spurs. As Westbrook bounded down the floor, Patty Mills attempted to get in position to defend...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

For the Spurs, Danny Green and Patty Mills must emerge from the shadows

In 2012, Danny Green was just beginning to find his way in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs. When he faltered in the 2012 Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Green failed in a way that was completely understandable and, more precisely, acceptable. A young player newly breathed in the thin air of late-stage playoff basketball. He climbed to a higher elevation...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Controversial ending to Spurs-Thunder game

The ending of Monday night's Spurs-Thunder playoff game ended in controversy as referees seemed to miss a few calls on the final possession of the game. Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters was looking to inbound the ball with the Thunder up 98-97 and 13.5 seconds left in Game 2 of the Western Conferense semifinals series. Struggling to find someone to pass to, he pushed defender Manu Ginobili...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Spurs' Secret Weapon: Patty Mills

The San Antonio Spurs have made a living off of players who were taken late in the draft. The Indiana Pacers drafted Kawhi Leonard 15th and then shipped him to San Antonio for George Hill, one of the more lopsided trades in recent memory. Tony Parker was the 28th pick in the 2001 draft. Manu Ginobili was the 57th pick in the 1999 draft.And Portland drafted Patty Mills, just the...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Patty Mills San Antonio's best point guard?

This article was originally published on Pick and Popovich on February 23, 2016. The Spurs would never actually bench Tony Parker. Aside from 47-9 teams typically not tinkering with their starting lineups, Parker is actually still a very good player. But hot damn, Patty Mills is awesome. And with Golden State looming, it’s worth wondering not only which of the two fits better...
Via The Sports Post
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Patty Mills out seven months with shoulder injury

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Spurs point guard Patty Mills will miss the next months with a shoulder injury that will force him to withdraw from Australia’s world cup play. The Australian newspaper reports that Mills will have surgery in the coming days to repair the rotator cuff in his right shoulder. The injury […]
Via Project Spurs
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Patty Mills Headed To NYC?

Patty Mills has never been a household name but after his NBA Finals performance against the Heat, he's headed in the right direction. Mills averaged 15.2 minutes for the Spurs off the bench and scored 10.2 points a game. He really helped San Antonio close out the series with his performances in game 4 and 5. Mills was 9-14 from behind the arch and scored 31 points in those final...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks, Patty Mills have mutual interest

The New York Knicks are interested in using their limited cap space to bring in recent champion Patty Mills. According to The New York Post, Patty Mills is intrigued by the Knicks. Via According to a source, Mills, unique because of his indigenous Australian heritage, would be intrigued by... The post Knicks, Patty Mills Have Mutual Interest appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs could be buyers in buyout market

Spurs could be buyers in buyout marketWith the trade deadline having come and gone with little more than a whisper, a new trend in the NBA has emerged: player buyouts. Time for a quick history lesson.  It has always been an option to buyout a player’s contract, but since the new CBA of 2011, buyouts have become more prevalent options for team-building as player contracts have...
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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