8:43 AM EST, Sat December 03, 2016

Postgame Wrap: Mills’ big fourth helps Spurs in win over Mavs

Patty Mills scored 15 of his team-high 23 points in the fourth quarter to help the Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks, 94-87, on Wednesday night.
Pounding The Rock Nov 17, 2016

The Spurs will be dangerous once they’re on the same page

With a highly rated offense and defense, but a high number of recent turnovers, San Antonio’s issues are mostly around gelling. In the last week, the Spurs have gone 3-1, gotten Danny Green back, and lost him again to a flying knee he took like a man. Pau Gasol has shown improved comfort with the offense and Tony Parker has looked healthy and productive. In Episode 25 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast, Seth Warren and I discuss the above, and Jonathon Simmons’ role, Gasol’s issues on defense, the role of Patty Mills, and some Kobe Bryant-related poppycock. Listen via the player...
Rotoworld Nov 11, 2016

Patty Mills scores 10 points in win - Patty Mills (G) San Antonio Spurs

Patty Mills scored 10 points with four assists, two rebounds, one steal and one 3-pointer in 26 minutes vs. the Pistons on Friday.
Pounding The Rock Nov 10, 2016

Tony Parker listed as questionable for Friday’s matchup with Detroit

The Spurs guard hasn’t played since last Tuesday. The San Antonio Spurs announced Thursday afternoon that guard Tony Parker has been listed as questionable for Friday’s home game against the Detroit Pistons. Fighting right knee soreness, the 34-year-old hasn’t played since last Tuesday. It’s Parker’s second straight game listed as questionable. Both backup point guard Patty Mills and rookie Nicolas Laprovittola have played well in their increased minutes during Parker’s absence. Friday’s matchup with Detroit tips at 7:30 p.m. CT.
Pounding The Rock Nov 10, 2016

Appreciating Patty Mills’ unconventional finishes around the rim

The diminutive Aussie has an array of moves that make him one of the team’s most effective finishers in the paint. Every Patty Mills finish is a snowflake. A unique, feathery-light droplet that forms in the few frenetic moments before the six-foot guard careens into a space that’s usually occupied by bigger dudes from the other team. It’s been one of the more underrated Spurs plays over the years, a brief flash of instinct and ingenuity that usually results in two easy points for a player who’s best known for taking threes. Mills has had an excellent start to the season,...

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