Originally written on That NBA Lottery Pick  |  Last updated 2/2/12
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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has been coaching the team since 1997 and over that time, he has changed as a head coach.

Spurs guard Tony Parker recently informed the world of that during an interview where he believes that age and a fine wine have helped calm down his head coach:
For much of the season, Tony Parker has been waiting for coach Gregg Popovich to lose it.

Game in and game out, win or lose, good play or poor, Mount Popovich would not erupt. Not like it used to in its magma-spewing heyday.

“As he gets older and drinks more wine, he gets more patient,” Parker said. “I always tell the rookies they’re lucky,” Parker said. “Because it’s nothing like when I was a rookie. He’s so nice to them.”
(Courtesy of Spurs Nation)
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