Coach Gregg Popovich blasted his team after they barely beat the Atlanta Hawks
The San Antonio Spurs just won their 57th game last night against the Atlanta Hawks, but judging on the post game quotes, you would have thought they had lost. The Hawks despite not having their two best players in Josh Smith and Al Horford still managed to keep the game competitive losing by the score of 99-97. The result made coach Gregg Popovich irate as he blasted his team’s performance.
Via Project Spurs:
“Tim Duncan saved us. He’s such a professional. We’re so lucky to have him here for as long as we have,” Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said. “He was the ultimate professional and he rose above a lot to do it.
“We had some guys that hadn’t played much that busted their butts. But in general, other than Timmy, in a lot of ways it was a pathetic performance. That kind of play isn’t going to get us very far at the end of the season. And it’s not the first time we’ve played like that in the last few...