Aussies in NBA: Patty Mills erupts against Hornets

A Patty Mills explosion off the bench helped the San Antonio Spurs blow away the Charlotte Hornets 114-94.

Mills finished the game with 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting (3-of-6 from 3pt), to go with 4 assists, 2 steals, and a video-game-like +39 in his 19 minutes of action.

After taking a 51 – 47 lead into halftime, the Spurs came out of the break stagnant, finding themselves down 62-66 early in the third.

Enter Patty Mills.

Decked out in his camouflaged army uniform, Mills went off like a grenade in the AT&T Center and ignited the Spurs.

He was setting up teammates,

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hitting 3’s,

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and at his pesky best on defense.

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When he returned to the bench early in the fourth quarter, the Spurs had turned a four point deficit into a 22 point lead.

It was easily Mills' best game of the season, registering season highs in points and assists, along with equal season highs in steals and 3-pointers made.

Mills is looking back to his deadly best with his shooting and currently sits 8th in in the league for 3-point percentage at .524.