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Is Gregg Popovich the NBA Coach of the Year?

The San Antonio Spurs are 43-13 this season, the second-best record in the NBA. It is their 20th consecutive season with a winning record, most in NBA history. Should Gregg Popovich be awarded Coach of the Year? Gregg Popovich is in a class of his own. In his pursuit in being the best NBA coach […] Is Gregg Popovich the NBA Coach of the Year? - Air Alamo - Air Alamo - A San Antonio...
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Stan Van Gundy on Erik Spoelstra: ‘There’s not a better coach in the league’

Stan Van Gundy can’t help but tip his hat to his fellow Eastern Conference head coaching counterpart.Speaking with reporters on Friday, Van Gundy, who formerly served as head coach of the Miami Heat, had high praise for current Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, who used to be one of the assistants on his staff.“There’s not a better coach in the league than Erik,” Van Gundy...
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Popovich: Pau Gasol could return before All-Star break

The San Antonio Spurs have won six of their eight games in Pau Gasol’s absence, and he may not be out of the lineup for much longer.Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told reporters on Thursday that Gasol could be back before the All-Star break.“They tell me that maybe at the beginning of All-Star break, somewhere around there, maybe he can play a game,” said Popovich, per Michael...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich speaks at length about Black History Month

Gregg Popovich has never been reticent about expressing his opinions concerning matters of personal and political importance. And the San Antonio Spurs head coach continued to do so prior to Thursday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers.With Feb. 1 ushering in Black History Month earlier this week, Popovich spoke thoughtfully and philosophically about its meaning as a “remembrance...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich admits he did not see Kawhi Leonard becoming so good

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is undoubtedly one of the best players in the NBA, somewhat to the surprise of his own team.Coach Gregg Popovich admitted that, much as the organization liked Leonard when they traded up to draft him in 2011, they did not see him becoming such an elite player, particularly on offense.“No, I certainly did not see that,” Popovich said Tuesday...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich says he watches Warriors for fun

In a sense, it’s Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s job to watch the Golden State Warriors. They’re his team’s toughest competitor in the Western Conference, and he has to know what they’re up to in order to beat them.But that’s not why Pop watches Golden State. In fact, he tunes in to Warriors games for the same reason the rest of us do: because they’re so much fun. Via...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich has great line responding to LeBron’s praise

LeBron James has said a lot of nice things about Gregg Popovich lately, and now we know why.Ahead of Saturday night’s battle between the Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs, Pop offered a humorous take on why James has been so effusive in his praise of late. James said Popovich is “the greatest coach of all time” earlier this week. Then Saturday morning told reporters...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich calls for harsher punishment of Wizards coach

You might think the NBA coaching fraternity would stick together, but Gregg Popovich isn’t happy with some recent behavior.Popovich went out of his way to call out Washington Wizards assistant Sidney Lowe for his distraction tactics late in the team’s win over the New York Knicks on Thursday. Both the Wizards and Lowe were fined, but Popovich thinks they should have been hit...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James: Gregg Popovich ‘factors a lot’ into 2020 Olympics decision

LeBron James isn’t ready to make any decision about playing for Team USA during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but if he does opt in Gregg Popovich will have a lot to do with it.“It factors a lot,” James said at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ shootaround Saturday morning, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN. “I’ve said that before. He’s just a great mastermind of the game of basketball...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich goes off on official, gets ejected

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was not happy with the officiating in Thursday night’s game against the Nuggets, and he made sure to let one referee know about it.Popovich was seen yelling at the official on the baseline in the second quarter of the game, as he was visibly upset about a previous call that didn’t go the Spurs’ way. He received a technical foul for arguing, but...
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January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

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