Travelling to the other side of the world to find Spurs fans

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Being a Pounding the Rock writer has many advantages, including our unlimited expense account for international travel. In the summer of 2016, I journeyed to Vancouver, Canada and discovered that the city apparently lost its interest in the NBA after the league abandoned Vancouver for Memphis, Tennessee. This year, I celebrated the start of the …

Spurs guard and proud Aussie Patty Mills discusses Olympics, Tim Duncan, future and more.

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Spurs guard Patty Mills, one of the longest-tenured Australians in NBA history, opens up about Olympic heartbreak, life after Tim Duncan, Texas cuisine and more. Although he’s just 28, San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills has long been a source of pride for Australians. After honing his basketball skills at the Australian Institute of Sport, …

Patty Mills Will Be Indispensable For The Spurs This Season.

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Patty Mills is ready for a big season with the San Antonio Spurs. n Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills is primed to play an important role for his team this upcoming NBA season. The 6‘0” scorer will be entering his eighth NBA season and just had an outstanding showing at the Rio Olympics. In …

Patty Mills’ Olympic Play Another Sign He Needs Bigger Role With Spurs.

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Patty Mills has long been a monster in FIBA play for his native Australia. In his international career, Mills has averaged 14.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists. He led the 2012 Summer Olympics in scoring (21.2 points per game) and has matched that number again in 2016 for the 5-1 Aussies. Now it’s time for …

Leonard to miss Spurs’ shot at history along with 3 others.

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs will be without Kawhi Leonard, fellow starter Danny Green and two key reserves against Memphis on Friday night when they attempt to match the longest home winning streak to open a season. Leonard suffered a bruised right quadriceps midway through the third quarter of San Antonio’s 112-88 …

The Spurs’ Secret Weapon? Patty Mills?

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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 …

Patty Mills Must Be Unleashed.

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Tony Parker had the worst season he’s had in a long time. The 33-year-old averaged 14.4 points and 4.9 assists. The numbers were the lowest in both categories since his rookie season in 2001-02. In the playoffs, Parker was even worse. Parker averaged 10.9 points on 36% field goals in the first round against the Los Angeles …

Patty Mills looks to shoulder a bigger load for the Spurs.

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The Spurs, like many NBA teams, hold “open gyms” in their practice facility over the off-season so that players can work out and scrimmage against each other in informal games. Coaches love the idea for many reasons. It keeps their guys in shape, helps form chemistry between current players and newcomers…..Read More Source: Patty Mills …