Patty Mills has become the first Indigenous Australian to win an NBA Championship.

Patty Mills has become the first Indigenous Australian to win an NBA Championship, fellow Aussie Aron Baynes helped Mills lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 104-87 victory against Miami’s Heats, winning the first championship for the team since 1999. After a nail biting first quarter, things weren’t looking to good for the Spurs as the Heat led 29-22. The tables turned in the following quarters, with Patty Mills scoring four three-pointers in a five minute span.

Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs goes to the basket against LeBron during Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals. Source: Getty Images

Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs goes to the basket against LeBron during Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals. Source: Getty Images

Patty Mills & Aron Baynes are the third and fourth Australians to win an NBA Championship, joining Aussie Basketball greats Luc Longley and Andrew Gaze.

You can join in on the celebration via the official Spurs Twitter account.

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