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At the start of the 4th quarter during Thursday night’s game between the Spurs and Thunder, TNT sideline reporter David Aldridge caught up with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to ask him “how happy he was with the shot selection” of the Spurs.
But instead of answering a perfectly fine question from Aldridge, Popovich uses this as an opportunity to Aldridge that “nobody’s happy in the middle of a contest”.
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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has made it his life's mission to ruin every single one of his forced in-game sideline interviews during a nationally televised NBA game. The necessity or insights gained from these interviews are usually slim and none, but on occasion, Pops makes it worthwhile. Tonight, he had his sights set on TNT's David Aldridge, who made...
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David Aldridge asked Spurs coach Gregg Popovich how 'happy' he was with shot selection during a piece for TNT in between the third and fourth quarter of last night's Spurs' 86-84 victory over OKC.... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Gregg Popovich has never been a big fan of speaking with reporters during games, and that clearly is not going to change in his 17th season as head coach of the San Antonio Spurs. On Wednesday night, TNT’s David Aldridge caught up with Popovich just before the fourth quarter of the Spurs game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Per usual, Pop was in no mood to talk.
Interviewing San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich can be torturous at times. Whether it be his one-worded answers or his snarky responses, Pop can sure give it back to the media. And nothing summed it up more than TNT's David Aldridge's interview with Pop during last night's game versus the Thunder. When Aldridge used the word "happy" during the interview...
“Happy?” David Aldridge, what about Spurs coach Gregg Popovich gives you the impression that this guys is happy…about ANYTHING?
Aldridge asked, “How happy are you with the shot selection?”
Popovich’s response, “Happy? Happy? Happy is not a word you think about in a game. Think of something different. I don’t know how to judge happy.”
Last night, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was doing the usual end-of-quarter interview with David Aldridge.David decided to ask Pop about how happy he was with his team's shot selection in the third quarter of the game and Gregg provided us with another classic answer:
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is about as intense as they come. Rarely does he ever smile and part of that may be because he doesn't believe in being "happy" during games. This video taken before the fourth quarter of the San Antonio's game against the OKC Thunder on Thursday serves as evidence.This is what Popovich had to say when asked by David Aldridge...
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