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Portland Trailblazer Patrick Mills Dominates Argentina as Summer League Looms

July 5th, 2010
From the opening minute, there was no doubt it was going to be a good night for Patrick Mills.  For the Argentineans, it looked like it was going to be a long one. Second-year Portland Trailblazer Patrick Mills dominated while leading his native Australia to a 90-72 victory over the ...

Patty Mills Takes D-League by Storm, Makes Case for NBA Call-Up

January 4th, 2010
When Duke University and USA Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski sings a player’s praises, the basketball world listens. In his 28 years of coaching at Duke University, Krzyzewski's tutelage has played a primary role in molding a plethora of young aspirants into legitimate NBA players. Coach K knows an NBA player when he sees one. "He's a ...

Hard Road To The NBA Paying Off For Rocket David Andersen

November 16th, 2009
Sometimes, a basketball player’s fortunes are not entirely under their own control. For David Andersen , the long, hard road to becoming a Houston Rocket ended with an ephemeral meeting of opportunity and timing at an unexpected juncture. A seven-foot, 29-year-old NBA rookie this year, Andersen was drafted in the second round ...