Anonymous
Two months ago

Congratz patty mills - flag bearer

Congratulations to patty, absolute legend.
Also to cate campbell.

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Following in the footsteps of Gaze. Great selection.

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Perth fan.  
Two months ago

Congratulations Mills.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Should have been Bryce Cotton lol

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KWhite_Rulz  
Two months ago

Mills is an Aussie legend. Great choice.

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Hoopie  
Two months ago

Excellent news

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KET  
Two months ago

Those are the exact two people I'd have as flag bearers. Congrats both - fantastic choices!!

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Patty is a national treasure

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Luuuc  
Two months ago

Perfect choice

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proud  
Two months ago

I hope that with the added exposure of having the flag bearer that we are able to see more basketball during the Olympics.

Well done Cate and Patty

Are they both getting a flag each to carry (in front/behind or both at the front) or is one for closing ceremony too?

Delighted by this news

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

They've changed it from one to two flag bearers for the opening ceremony.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Well done, great reward for his hard work and loyalty.

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Lovebroker  
Two months ago

Can someone please check with Liz Cambage if Patty has the requisite levels of pigmentation?

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ME  
Two months ago

Literally the perfect selection. Patty Mills is a guy who is proud of his culture and also proud of our shared nation. Rather than tearing people apart he brings them together. He is an absolutely fantastic role model and a testament to what someone can achieve if they believe in themselves. Absolutely rapt that Patty Mills is our flag bearer. He is the embodiment of everything a flag bearer should be.

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LV  
Two months ago

Massive congrats to Patty Mills. A great representative for Australia.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

The obvious political appointment in the current environment

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

#014 - Ooooorrrrr, this will be the 4th Olympics he's represented Australia, and he's been one of Australia's best and successful athletes at his chosen sport in that time.
This isn't even mentioning his off-court contributions.

The dude is a flat out legend. Not a token.


Side note: Basketball has had 3 Flag bearers over the past 6 Olympics ; Gaze Sydney 2000, LJ London 2012, Patty Tokyo 2021

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DennisRodmansHair  
Two months ago

Well deserved! Congrats Patty!

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KET  
Two months ago

There has to be a few dumb dumbs to show us that some society live in a drachonian past right?

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

I was going to comment but ME summed it up perfectly

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Anon  
Two months ago

Congratulations to Patty on his selection.

He is one of the nice guys of basketball and sets great example as a role model to younger players.

Also being indigunous he does not push that area compared to others where others really go over the top with how they push it down your throat.

Well done Patty and good luck with the Boomers.

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ME  
Two months ago

"The obvious political appointment in the current environment"

if this was Adam Goodes or something I'd agree with you, but this isn't that.

Sure, there may have been an element of "let's be multicultural" about it, but can you really name a more deserving flag bearer?

It's just a happy convenience that he so happens to fit the political climate as well. But if this is going to be a political appointment than it is one that I am happy with, appointing someone who brings people together rather than tares them apart. Someone who doesn't play the victim but stands as a shining role model.

I wont be taking this away at all from Patty Mills. Call it what you want he is the clear choice no matter how you cut it.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Patty Thrills!

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