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Patrick Mills
Patrick Mills
Position: G
Born: 08/11/88
Height: 6-0 / 1.83
Weight:185 lbs. / 83.9 kg.
Salary: $3,200,000
(His mother, Yvonne, is an Aboriginal Australian, and his father, Benny, is a Torres Strait Islander, the ethnicity of indigenous people from the northern Australian islands between the mainland and Papua New Guinea.) “He’s been doing it for some time,” Benny Mills said. “Even though he was young at primary school, he was doing it. Our job is promoting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues and affairs, so that’s the environment he grew up in.”
3 weeks ago via ESPN
Patty Mills’ achievements have not gone unnoticed. Since 2006 — before he started college in the United States — he has received four awards from organizations recognizing accomplishments by Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders, including the NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee). “They [awards] are acknowledgement for what he’s done to promote Torres Strait Islander culture and Aboriginal affairs over the years,” said Benny Mills, who added that the indigenous community has been “overwhelmed by the support” his son has shown them.
3 weeks ago via ESPN