Patty Mills Biography
Patrick Mills is an Australian professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. Mills was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the 55th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft after playing two years of college basketball for Saint Mary’s.
Patty Mills Age
Patrick Sammy Mills was born in Canberra, Australia on the 11th of August 1988. He is 30 years as of 2018.
Patty Mills Height | How Tall is Patty Mills?
Mill stands at a height of 6′ 0″ (1.83 m).
Patty Mills Wife
Patty Mills met long-time girlfriend Alyssa Levesque, a former college basketball player, while they were both attending Saint Mary’s College of California. In May 2018, Patty proposed to Alyssa and the couple are expected to get married soon.
Patty Mills Parents | Family
Mills is the only child of Benny and Yvonne Mills. His mother, Yvonne, is an Aboriginal Australian while his father, Benny, is a Torres Strait Islander. His mother was a victim of “the Stolen Generations” – a dark period in Australian history during the earliest days of European settlement which lasted until the 1960s. The period is characterized by the enforced separation of indigenous children from their families.
His parents came together to create The Shadows, a local basketball team, as a way of providing a sense of community in their neighborhood.
His uncle is former Olympian basketballer Danny Morseu. He is the cousin of rugby league player Edrick Lee and fellow basketball player Nathan Jawai.
Mills met long-time girlfriend Alyssa Levesque, who was also a college basketball player, while they were both attending Saint Mary’s College of California.
Patty Mills Salary
Mills signed a 4 year $49,714,285 contract with the San Antonio Spurs, including $49,714,285 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,428,571.
Patty Mills College Career
In November 2006, Mills signed to play college basketball for Saint Mary’s College of California beginning in the 2007–08 season. He joined fellow Australians Lucas Walker and Carlin Hughes on the Gaels for the 2007–08 season.
Mills was named the WCC Newcomer of the Year and earned All-WCC First Team honours after helping the Gaels earn a top 25 ranking for the first time since the 1988–89 season. He started all 32 games for the Gaels as a freshman, posting a team-high 14.8 points, 2.1 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals in 32.1 minutes. He set a Saint Mary’s freshman record for points in a season with 472, and set the school freshman mark for points in a game with a 37-point performance against Oregon on 20 November 2007. He was also a three-time WCC Player of the Week honouree (16 November, 24 December and 19 February).
As a sophomore in 2008–09, Mills averaged 18.4 points, 3.9 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 2.2 steals in 32.1 minutes and was named WCC Player of the Week twice (24 November and 8 December). He was subsequently named All-WCC First Team for a second straight year.
In April 2009, Mills declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final two years of college eligibility
Patty Mills Contract
On 16 October 2009, he signed a contract with the Trail Blazers. On 4 August 2017, Mills re-signed with the Spurs on a four-year, $50 million contract.
Patty Mills Nba
Mills began his NBA career with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2010. In 2011, during the NBA lockout, Mills returned to Australia to play for the Melbourne Tigers of the National Basketball League (NBL). After playing in China with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers, Mills returned to the United States in March 2012 and signed with the San Antonio Spurs, where he has remained ever since. Mills became a strong contributor off the bench and helped the Spurs win the 2014 NBA Championship against the Miami Heat.
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Patty Mills Net Worth
As a professional player for one of the NBA’s top teams, there is no surprise that Patty Mills would be worth a lot of money. Having recently signed a mega $65 million contract with Spurs, the Aussie is worth $6 million with an average yearly salary of $14 million.
Patty Mills Books
Game Day! Championship Collection (2018)
Patty Takes Charge: Game Day! 3 (2017)
Patty Hits the Court: Game Day! 1 (2017)
Patty and The Shadows: Game Day! 2 (2017)
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Patty Mills explains how Spurs have suddenly started streaking with wins
Updated: March 5, 2019
The San Antonio Spurs have now won three straight games and have managed to cling to the eighth seed in the Western Conference, something guard Patty Millsattributed to the proverbial flip of the switch.
Following a nail-biting 104-103 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday, the Spurs improved to 36-29 and are now three games clear of the trailing Sacramento Kings and a half-game away from the LA Clippers:
“It almost seems like we’ve just been able to flip a switch, which isn’t the easiest thing to do, but we have in the last three games,” said Mills, according to The Associated Press. “It’s been our defense that has won it for us.”
The Spurs managed to ward off a late fourth-quarter rally by the second-place Denver Nuggets, managing to do just enough defensively to walk away with a tough home win:
“You’ve got to give them their respect, they hit some really tough shots,” forward Rudy Gay said. “Jokic found his shooters and they hit some really tough shots (and) most were contested.”
The urgency is surely felt for all involved, as many have already penned down the Spurs as a playoff team, even after losing their best player in Kawhi Leonard, as well as Manu Ginobili to retirement and Tony Parker to the Charlotte Hornets:
“We’ve got to have it to get to the playoffs,” said Spurs point guard Derrick White, who had 11 points and a career-high nine assists. “That was more important than future matchups.”
The Spurs also dealt with the loss of would-be starter Dejounte Murray in the preseason, but these unforeseen changes haven’t stopped Gregg Popovich or his team from getting in line for a 22nd straight playoff appearance, which would extend the longest active streak in the league.
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