HoopsHype Patrick Mills rumors

July 4, 2014 Updates

Manu Ginobili: Way to go Patty! Get well soon bala! RT @Patrick Mills: Successful surgery and finally out of the hospital! instagram.com/p/qCdqE9K0Fu/ Twitter @manuginobili

July 3, 2014 Updates

Willing to wait for Patty Mills to completely recover from surgery to repair a right shoulder injury, the Spurs on Wednesday agreed to terms on a three-year contract with their valuable backup point guard. One of the heroes of the Spurs' NBA Finals triumph over the Miami Heat, Mills needs an operation to correct a torn rotator cuff. San Antonio Express-News

Terms of the deal remain unknown, but two teams that had expressed interest in negotiating with Mills before his injury was disclosed believe it will begin with a salary next season that's in the $3 million-plus range. A player personnel executive with an Eastern Conference team said his team had prepared a multiyear offer for Mills — but dropped its pursuit after learning of his injury. San Antonio Express-News

July 2, 2014 Updates

Buck Harvey: This will make @Patrick Mills shoulder feel better. He and the Spurs have agreed to a 3-year contract. #Spurs Twitter @Buck_SA

A shoulder injury has forced a devastated Patrick Mills to withdraw from Australia's world cup campaign as the NBA championship-winner faces up to seven months out of action. Fairfax Media can reveal Mills will have surgery in the coming days to repair the rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Mills played through pain during the season and scans revealed the wear and tear injury just two weeks after he helped lift the San Antonio Spurs to an NBA title and on the first day of free agency. Sydney Morning Herald

Some experts predicted Mills' next contract would be worth up to $5 million after the best season of his five-year NBA career. But his shoulder injury will rule him out of the first three months of the 2014-15 NBA campaign. Sydney Morning Herald

Marc Stein: Spurs & Mills, I'm told, already talking new deal ... but injury bound to shrink what might've been promising market for flammable shooter Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

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Mills, 25, has always been on the Knicks radar for this summer but he could have zoomed to the top after his playoff performance. The speedy 6-foot point guard with a sweet 3-point shot delivered the knockout blow to the Heat in Sunday’s Game 5 clincher. New York Post

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