Mar 27, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills (8) reacts after a shot during the second half against the Dallas Mavericks at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills appears to be very ready for the 2015 season. He is in his best shape to date, has a fully healed shoulder and is focused on the Australian Olympic qualifying series. With that being said, it looks like Mills has had a good summer so far and will end the offseason pretty strong.
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When it comes to rallying the crowd and pumping the team up, you can look towards the Aussie’s direction because you will see him doing exactly that. Getting the fans hyped up and his team focus on winning is what everyone appreciates about him. Even when he’s ready to come on the court, Mills brings that extra energy and fire any chance he gets.
When he came back last season from his shoulder injury, he managed to get his shooting back on track. Mills ran into a wall a few weeks after his return. In February and March he failed to reach 40% from the field in each month. Mills ended the season averaging 6.9 points and 1.7 assists. He posted career lows in field goal percentage (38%) and three-point percentage (34%).
In the playoffs Mills was a bright spot. In the seven game series against the Clippers, he shot 50% from the field and 57% from three-point range.
Things look bright for the superstar and as he continues to back up Tony Parker on game nights, you better believe that Mills will be more focused than ever before.