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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

NBA championship winner Patty Mills out for seven months with shoulder injury

Chris Dutton A shoulder injury has forced Patrick Mills to withdraw from Australia's World Cup campaign.

Basketball

Olympics spurs on Mills in NBA mission

Patty Mills

Chris Dutton He missed out on Olympic Games bling but Patrick Mills and the San Antonio Spurs are on a mission to ''achieve greatness'' and believe they have the firepower to win an NBA championship ring.

Basketball

Mills keen to be back on court

Chris Dutton Patrick Mills refuses to let a turbulent three months and his uncertain NBA future ''break'' his love of basketball and derail his preparations for the London Olympics.

Basketball

Mills puts skills on show alongside superstar idols

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 14: Patrick Mills of the Tigers looks on during the round two NBL match between the Perth Wildcats and the Melbourne Tigers at Challenge Stadium on October 14, 2011 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton He's the Canberra kid in a team of superstars, but Patrick Mills trumped almost $50 million worth of talent to prove he belongs next to some of the NBA's greatest players.

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.

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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.