Re-signing Patty Mills was the right move for the Spurs

The Spurs re-signed Patty Mills on Saturday. Here’s why it was so important. The San Antonio Spurs made a splash as soon as free agency opened at 12:01 AM on Saturday, re-signing backup point guard Patty Mills to a 4-year, $50 million deal. Many Spurs fans will defend the contract, as Mills has proved to be a vital part of …

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

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, he made a name for …

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

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 him to receive his proper role …

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

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 victory over Miami on Wednesday …

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

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 looks to shoulder a bigger …

Mills, AKA Patrick Thrills, ready for return to form.

Patty Mills played 51 games for the Spurs last season, but it wasn’t really him. The manic enthusiasm was there, and probably will be until he takes his last breath. At times, so was his combustible shooting stroke. Mills was one of the few Spurs who played well during their first-round loss to the L.A. Clippers, averaging 10.1 points and shooting 57.1 percent on …

Jimmer Fredette or Rasual Butler? Better shot at making Spurs.

The San Antonio Spurs have all the talent in the world. They should be in position to win their sixth title in franchise history. LaMarcus Aldridge, Kawhi Leonard, and Tim Duncan are expected to lead the Spurs. Tony Parker, Danny Green, Boris Diaw, Manu Ginobili, David West, and Patty Mills are expected to play a…….Read More Source: Jimmer Fredette or …

Patty Mills is a sneaky option for Fantasy Basketball.

The San Antonio Spurs roster is filled with talent, whether it’s the top guys like Kawhi Leonard or the last players off the bench like Kyle Anderson. Players like Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Tim Duncan are no brainer pickups for Fantasy Basketball leagues. Tony Parker and Danny Green are certainly worth a shot, depending on…..Read More Source: Patty Mills is …