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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Australian Opals leave door open for Abby Bishop as players call for equality

Chris Dutton Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce says the door is still ajar for Bishop to play at the worlds.

Basketball

NBA: Patty Mills has eyes on top prize for San Antonio Spurs

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs calls a play during the second half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2013 in New York City. The Spurs defeat the Knicks 120-89. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Chris Dutton Patty Mills puts contract negotiations on hold as he targets another championship series.

Basketball

Petrie persistence pays off

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07: Anthony Petrie of the Boomers drives to the basket against Zhu Fangyu of China during game one of the series between the Australian Boomers and China at the Perth Arena on June 7, 2013 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton It's the breakthrough appearance that could break the ‘‘curse’’ that has dogged Anthony Petrie's basketball career.

Basketball

Spain gives Boomers a touch up

Patty Mills

Chris Dutton The Australian Boomers are fighting to get through to the next stage of the Olympic Games after they suffered a second consecutive defeat last night.

Basketball

Mills re-signs with Spurs

Patrick Mills during training.

Chris Dutton Patrick Mills hopes being free of the burden of an uncertain future will help propel him to a stellar Olympic Games campaign as he leads the Australian Boomers bid for their first medal.

Basketball

Mills settles NBA future with new Spurs deal

Patrick Mills.

By Chris Dutton PATRICK MILLS hopes being free of the burden of an uncertain future will help propel him to a stellar Olympic Games campaign as he leads the Australian Boomers' bid for their first medal.