Is the San Antonio Spurs dynasty about to come to an end?
Not if you look at their current playoff match-up, which sees them up 3-0 in their first round playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers.
But comments Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich made to the San Antonio Express-News on Friday indicate that the man-in-charge knows when he will step away from the bench.
When talking about the play of his star forward, 37-year-old Tim Duncan, Popovich stated that he would be ready to finish his NBA coaching career when Duncan ends his playing days.
"He's a mentally unique individual in that he's able to sustain the year-round workout regimen, both physically and (diet) wise," Popovich said, according to the newspaper. "He has an unbelievable feeling of responsibility for his place in the program and wants to sustain that performance that he brings night after night.
"When he doesn't think he can, he'll stop. It might be in the middle of a game. I ...