Aussies in NBA: Mills sets up win with final quarter dime fest

Patty Mills provided the San Antonio Spurs with a pivotal final quarter spark which propelled them to a 106-88 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

Mills finished the game with 9 points on 4-of-11 shooting (1-of-5 from 3pt), to go along with 8 assists and 4 steals which were both season highs.

The Spurs entered the final quarter with a slender 3 point lead, with Mills was having a very quiet night up to that point, with only 2 points and 2 assists to his name.

As soon as play started in the final quarter he sprung to life in a big way, putting up 7 points in succession, while amassing a whopping 6 assists and 4 steals in the period.

You can watch all the Patty Mills final quarter assists below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CybWt18XZ0&feature=youtu.be

The 19 points he contributed in final quarter through his points and assists matched the entire Kings team, who appeared bamboozled by Mills' energy on the floor.

So far this season Mills is averaging 8.7 points, 3 assists and 1.1 steals in just over 21 minutes per game in what is shaping up as a good season for him.