Patty Mills' Indigenous leadership a point of pride for coach Gregg Popovich

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Patty Mills' Indigenous leadership a point of pride for coach Gregg Popovich
Patty Mills' Indigenous leadership a point of pride for coach Gregg Popovich

Embracing different cultures is nothing new for San Antonio Spurs and Team USA head coach Gregg Popovich, with the Spurs boasting one of the most international rosters in the NBA. Australian point guard Patty Mills has been a pivotal figure for the Spurs on the court during his eight seasons playing for Popovich, and maybe even more so off it, emerging as one of the leading voices in the locker room. Mills uses his voice to not only lead, but educate, proudly sharing his Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture with the team, as he continues to fly the flag as one of Australia's best sporting ambassadors. During Popovich's recent visit to Australia with Team USA in the lead up to the FIBA

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