Meet... Patrick Mills
Patrick Mills will be a key player to watch in the Australian Basketball team for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
He was the top scorer for the Boomers at the 2008 Games in Beijing, and after spending the last two years playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in America, he may be able to lead the team to its first Olympic medal.
When he was in grade 10, Patrick was selected to go to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and, only a year later, at age 17, he became the youngest ever member of the Australian national basketball team in July 2007.
When Patrick’s uncle Danny Morseau, a Torres Strait Islander man, represented Australia as an Olympian, the Torres Strait Islander flag did not exist. Three decades later Patrick will be flying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander as well as the Australian flags. Read more...