(April 13, 2014 – Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Fredette Contract: Training camp deal With 14 spots now filled on their roster, the San Antonio Spurs dived once more into the free market to fill the gap. Their selection surprised many as they picked up guard Jimmer Fredette who last played for the New Orleans...
Patty Mills won't play for Australia this summer in the FIBA Oceania Championship. Mills averaged 21.2 points per game in the Olympics, including 26 against the United States in the quarterfinals. The San Antonio Spurs have advised Mills to continue working on rehabbing his shoulder to prepare for next season.
Patty Mills won’t be suiting up for the Boomers in the FIBA Oceania Championship this summer as he was left off the roster for Australia’s run at a 19th title in the last 21 tries. While the Aussies will still stand a strong chance of winning the tournament without him this year (the roster also boasts Andrew […]
Patty Mills is arguably the best outside shooter in Australian history. He's a terrific point guard who can capably defend the world's best ball-handlers, too. None of this stopped Australia from surprisingly leaving Mills off their roster for the upcoming FIBA Oceana Championships. Here's the San Antonio Express-News with a possible explanation:"With guidance from the Spurs, Mills...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills will miss Australia's Olympic qualifying series in Oceania after being ruled out of a 12-man squad containing fellow NBA players Andrew Bogut and Matthew Delladova. Mills was unavailable for matches in Europe against Slovenia and Lithuania due to a shoulder injury, and Australia coach Andrej Lemanis said that resulted...
According to Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express News, Spurs point guard Patty Mills was also part of the Spurs’ free agent meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge Wednesday morning in Los Angeles, along with Gregg Popovich, R.C. Buford, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard. As Harvey notes, Mills being a former teammate of Aldridge […]
Patty Mills' 2013-14 season ended with a magnificent fireworks display. He scorched the NBA Finals, shooting 56.5 percent from behind the three-point line on 4.6 attempts per game. The Miami Heat kept leaving Mills open, and he kept making them pay. The San Antonio Spurs won the title with their Australian backup point guard headed for free agency, and everything was glorious in...
With such an abrupt end to the San Antonio Spurs season in early May, players are going to have more offseason time than they’ve been used to these past few years. With the Spurs’ future still undecided in many ways, guys like Patty Mills are hoping to find a type of reconciliation in fine-tuning his […]
6. Patty Mills, San Antonio SpursMills already made his name in last year’s Spurs’ title run, but his legend is growing anew this spring...
The Spurs were dead in the water. Tony Parker was ruled out with a strained right Achilles, Manu Ginobili had just fouled out and Tim Duncan was on his last breath with five fouls of his own. But if there's one thing we've learned about San Antonio, it's that they never, ever, go quietly into the night. In stepped backup point guard Patty Mills, who was a monster when his team...
After the many highs that come after playing a big role in the 2014 NBA Finals, including a 17-point Game 5, and winning an NBA championship, Patty Mills was grounded with immediate lows after learning he would be sidelined up to seven months with a torn right rotator cuff. Even if Mills’ recovery started that […]
The NBA playoffs demand every player’s best performance. But if an integral piece of any roster struggles, someone must be prepared to step up for the team and change the course of a game. From a 3-and-D role player to an injury-hampered star, five players around the Association need to be ready to increase their contributions throughout what is expected to be a terrific postseason...
Yes I know this was a few days ago but in case you missed it, during the San Antonio Spurs’ shellacking of the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, Patty Mills attempted to take a charge, which has earned him a warning from the league for violating the NBA’s anti-flopping rules. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnDXrl0jvhg The warning comes as one of […]
The San Antonio Spurs’ season has been marked with some questionable individual performances that have pushed fans and analysts alike to the brink. While most of the Spurs’ players seem to be finding their rhythm, Patty Mills still remains a question mark as the playoffs approach. After recovering from right shoulder surgery, Mills made his […]
As Project Spurs reported, San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills had his No. 13 jersey retired by his alma mater, Saint Mary’s College. Mills played for Saint Mary’s from 2007-09. After the ceremony, Mills spoke on having his jersey retired where he said he never expected this honor and said he had shivers when he saw […]
San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills was out for most of the first half of the season nursing a shoulder injury which required surgery during the offseason. Now that he is back on the court, he is averaging 8.9 points, 1.6 assists, and two rebounds in 22 games for San Antonio. Recently, Mills opened up […]
Congratulations goes out to San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills as his alma mater, Saint Mary’s College, have announced the school will retire Mills’ jersey (No.13) during a halftime ceremony on Feb. 21 at McKeon Pavilion. Mills played for Saint Mary’s from 2007-09. In 2008–09, Mills was named to the All-WCC first team for the second […]
Patty Mills ready to unleash injury frustration | Sydney Morning Herald San Antonio Spurs TV color analyst Sean Elliott gave Spurs guard Patty Mills the nickname “Tasmanian Devil” for his on-court aggressive style on both ends of the ball. That name may be fitting as Mills gets ready to unleash his anger over his shoulder […]
Saturday the San Antonio Spurs improved to 23-15 with a 100-89 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The backcourt of Cory Joseph and Patty Mills has made an early impact since Mills returned to the lineup, while the Spurs’ defense overall has also improved since Mills’ return. Below are three observations that have been made after […]
It’s no secret that the San Antonio Spurs have hit a lull in their season, but after making what Gregg Popovich called a “huge” return against the Houston Rockets, Patty Mills’ presence can be deemed more than a numerical advantage. “He couldn’t find his shot tonight, but his energy, just being on the court, being […]
The San Antonio Spurs were looking for a spark – something to turn this losing streak around during a grueling month of December that has seen the Silver and Black play 15 games with three left to go before tonight. The spark came in the form of Patty Mills, whose presence was felt on both ends […]
Just in time for the San Antonio Spurs Christmas Day clash against the Oklahoma City Thunder, let’s take a look back at how the season has progressed for the Spurs, and where they’re headed as team. The Spurs are currently 18-11 and sit in 7th place in Western Conference. Typically in years past, the Spurs have placed much higher than 7th in the West at Christmas time, but this...
AT&T CENTER – Before the San Antonio Spurs (17-8) and Memphis Grizzlies (20-4) prepare to face off for the second time in this early season, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich gave an injury update on point guard Patty Mills, who has missed the entire season thus far, recovering from right shoulder surgery. Asked if there’s […]
It’s not just Tim Duncan who gets to star in his own TV commercial. Now, San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills can boast he is the star of his own local San Antonio TV ad. Aside from joining Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leaonrd and Tony Parker in the infamous H-E-B commercials, Mills gets the spotlight […]
San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili has been known to troll teammates from time to time, especially Patty Mills. Well, it seems the fun doesn’t stop as Ginobili got him with a zinger yet again to the point where Patty calls out Manu’s infamous bald spot! Patty couldn’t let him have all the fun though as […]
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