Mike Mitchell Rumors

Mike Mitchell, fifth on the Spurs all time career scoring list, died Thursday morning after a long battle with cancer. He was 55. Mitchell was surrounded by family and friends and many former Spurs teammates. Mitchell, who teamed with George Gervin in the early 80’s, was known for his smooth, high-arching shot. He scored over 10,000 points in his 10-year NBA career. Mitchell was third in 40-point scoring games in Spurs history behind George Gervin and David Robinson. He continued to play for many years after leaving the Spurs in Europe. He played until he was in his mid 40’s.