Ranking former Spurs by who will shine brightest in the 2023 Playoffs

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6. Patty Mills

Patty Mills
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The towel-waving marksman Patty Mills has found himself on the bench more often than not this season. Once a solid championship contributor and essential culture piece, Mills has seen his minutes and games played cut in half. Despite his lack of production on the court, making an impact off the court has never been an issue for Mills, who understands there is more to life than basketball. And that mindset helped Mills become a fan favorite in San Antonio.

Supporting from the sidelines is likely where the Aussie point guard will make the most noise in the playoffs. At 34 years old, high expectations for him in the postseason is a thing of the past. His 6.2 points per game were his lowest scoring output in a decade. But that does not mean I won't be waving my towel in support each time Mills checks in. I am sure my Golden Doodle will think I'm crazy, but sports make us all a little crazy.