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Patty Mills Responds to Racial Slurs a Cleveland Cavaliers Fan Yelled at Him


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During the San Antonio Spurs matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, a fan from the opposing team was recorded yelling racial slurs at Spurs guard Patty Mills.

As Mills was shooting free throws in the last few minutes of the game, one Cavaliers fan went way past the normal boos. Although there was plenty of noise inside the Quicken Loans Arena, microphones managed to still pick up a man yelling: "Hey Jamaican dog, they want their bobsledder back."
Just to be clear, Mills isn't even from Jamaica. On social media, Mills shares his pride in being Aboriginal and a Torres Strait Islander (near Australia). Exhibit A:

After a Twitter user tagged Mills and Cavaliers star LeBron James in the video from Sunday's game, the Spurs star responded to the video.
Other Twitter users condemned the fan and expressed support and admiration of Mills.
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