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Patty Mills | Guard

Team: San Antonio Spurs
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 180
College: Saint Mary's
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Patty Mills (shoulder) is targeting a return on January 15.
Mills is "working every day" to get back, and Mills thinks he's in "pretty good shape" to meet the January 15 timetable. Mills is dribbling the ball and doing conditioning drills, but he just started shooting last week. Mills said he won't rush back before he's ready, but there's no reason to think his return will be delayed beyond mid-January. Nov 24 - 9:10 AM

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Patty Mills (shoulder) was going through shell drills on Monday.

Mills has looked good in recent workouts, but he's still expected to be out until January. For now, there is no reason to monitor his progress, but it's encouraging he's making strides toward a return.
Nov 17 - 12:17 PM

The Spurs are still expecting Patty Mills (shoulder) to debut this season in January.

He's doing well and hasn't had a setback. Cory Joseph will back up Tony Parker and the injury to Mills has forced Parker to get a little more run.
Nov 5 - 6:52 PM

Patty Mills (shoulder) is hoping make his season debut in January.

He is with the team and is still recovering from rotator cuff surgery. Mills had a sky-high usage rate in the second unit and still ranked in the top 10 for effective field goal percentage. While Mills is out, Cory Joseph gains a little more fantasy value and is worth a look as a Tony Parker handcuff.
Sep 27 - 1:23 PM

Patty Mills (shoulder) said on Friday that his shoulder is healing really well.

He had surgery on his right (shooting) rotator cuff on July 3, but didn't have a timetable to return. Mills was one of the best pull-up shooters in the NBA last season and that's part of the reason why he received a three-year-deal. He's a low-end option in deeper leagues.
Sep 27 - 9:31 AM

Patty Mills had successful surgery on his torn right rotator cuff on Thursday.

He has no timetable to return, but Mills did get a three-year deal on Thursday to make him feel a little better. The Spurs should have him ready to go for the season and he'll continue to pick up a lot of the scoring slack on the second unit with Manu Ginobili.
Jul 3 - 3:40 PM

The Spurs and Patty Mills (shoulder surgery) have agreed on a three-year deal, according to the San Antonio Express News.

He had an awesome postseason run and may have had a bigger role on another team, but the Spurs will keep him on their bench. Mills doesn't really start too often even when Tony Parker sits out because of Cory Joseph, but he's been a decent per-minute guy for fantasy production. He'll likely provide late-round value once he returns to action, but that might not be until February or March.
Jul 2 - 7:13 PM

Free agent Patty Mills needs shoulder surgery and he's expected to miss at least seven months, including the first 3-4 months of the 2014-15 season.

Mills will soon have surgery to repair the rotator cuff in his right shoulder. He played through the pain during the season and playoffs, but will go under the knife in upcoming days. He'll still be a hot commodity in free agency, but not nearly as hot as he would have been were he entering the season healthy. According to multiple reports, the Spurs are still interested in signing him.
Jul 2 - 12:15 AM

The Knicks are interested in unrestricted free agent Patty Mills, according to reports.

The Knicks are looking to use their mini mid-level exception to sign a free-agent starting point guard and Mills has emerged as a candidate after his strong showing in the NBA Finals. Mills averaged 10.2 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.8 assists this season and would reportedly be interested in playing in New York as he would be able to play starters minutes. "New York is definitely a city Mills would want to play in,'' a source said. "He has that personality.'' Mills could be an interesting fantasy options based on sheer minutes if he signs with the Knicks and could make for a solid later-round pick if this rumor becomes reality.
Source: CBS Sports
Jun 17 - 11:00 AM

Patty Mills gave the Spurs a huge lift during Sunday's Finals-clinching victory, pouring in 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting with five 3-pointers and two assists in just 18 minutes off the bench.

Mills also showed a knack for flopping, drawing a few unjust offensive fouls against the Heat, but his outside shooting was a dagger in the second half. His minimum-salary contract expires this summer and he undoubtedly earned himself some cash with his playoff performance, complicating his decision to return with the Spurs or chase more money elsewhere.
Jun 15 - 11:40 PM

Patty Mills spent a lot of time during the offseason in the gym working on his game, and as a result, he has become an important piece to the Spurs puzzle.

"When [Mills] came to camp this year all trim and very aggressive, very focused, he made us notice him," Gregg Popovich said. "Then as the games came and went and he played more and more minutes, I think he gained a confidence, and we gained a confidence in him to the point where sometimes he's out there, and I leave Tony [Parker] too long." Mills has been a pleasant surprise this season, and a championship this year would give a Hollywood ending to the documentary currently being made on the Australian born product.
Jun 15 - 12:17 PM

Patty Mills scored an efficient 14 points in 16 minutes vs. the Heat on Thursday, adding one rebound, two assists and four 3-pointers.

He scored just 20 points combined in the previous four games and just went Vinnie "Microwave" Johnson off the bench tonight. Mills has answered the call throughout the season and actually ranked 10th in the NBA for effective field goal percentage in the regular season, so this isn't a surprise. The Spurs' depth has been a tremendous advantage.
Jun 13 - 12:10 AM

Patty Mills will not play against the Rockets on Monday due to rest.

He's had a great season and this will be his first DNP. Mills has shot the ball extremely well from deep, making 42.5 percent from that range for 1.7 triples. He'll likely be back for Wednesday.
Apr 14 - 6:52 PM

Patty Mills caught fire against the Mavericks in the starting lineup on Thursday, scoring a game-high 26 points with two boards, six assists, two steals and six 3-pointers.

He's making 3-pointers like they're layups these days, shooting 17-of-27 (62.9 percent) over his last six games. Mills played a season-high 36 minutes tonight and the Spurs could ask Mills to get some extra run down the stretch. He looks like a must-own player in fantasy leagues in the last week.
Apr 11 - 12:58 AM

Patty Mills started ahead of Cory Joseph for the Spurs on Thursday.

Tony Parker (back) remains sidelined and Gregg Popovich decided to tweak his lineups at the last moment. Mills and Joseph typically split minutes in Parker's absence anyway, with Mills providing more fantasy upside, so this shouldn't have a dramatic impact on their values.
Apr 10 - 8:26 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Tony Parker
2Cory Joseph
3Patty Mills
SG1Danny Green
2Marco Belinelli
3Manu Ginobili
4Austin Daye
SF1Kawhi Leonard
2Kyle Anderson
PF1Tim Duncan
2Boris Diaw
3Jeff Ayres
C1Tiago Splitter
2Matt Bonner
3Aron Baynes