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GREGG POPOVICH RUMORS

Spurs’ Popovich elated to be a part of Basketball without Borders

San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich is taking part of the NBA’s Basketball without Borders program out in South Africa marking it his first time joining the program. Pop says he is thankful to join the program considering it is his first time going to South Africa and it was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich almost retired in November?

San Antonio Spurs head coach and resident grouch Gregg Popovich almost retired in November following a heart surgery. He took some time off in November to get the procedure done and according to longtime friend and former boss Larry Brown, Pop was on the verge of retiring. His hip surgery had gone well, but there […]
Via Project Spurs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Brown: Gregg Popovich nearly retired after undergoing heart procedure last season

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich missed two games last November after undergoing a heart procedure. If that sounds serious it's because it is.His close friend and colleague Larry Brown recently told San Antonio Express-News reporter Buck Harvey that the episode was nearly enough to push Popovich into an early retirement:"His hip surgery had gone well, but there was a hiccup...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Gregg Popovich close to retiring last year?

Just before LaMarcus Aldridge decided to sign with the San Antonio Spurs, Gregg Popovich assured the top prize on the free agent market that he would still be coaching the Spurs for the length of Aldridge’s four-year contract. There was a time last season where Pop probably would have been hesitant to make that guarantee....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich: 'You pay the price if you don't make threes'

In a rare interview with San Francisco's KNBR radio and former NBA player Tom Tolbert, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich opened up about a lot of different things. One topic in particular that was extremely interesting was Pop's view on the three-point line. Here's what he had to say about the most important shot in basketball:“You pay the price if you don’t make threes...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich on Becky Hammon: She’s a coach, she’s good at it

Gregg Popovich isn’t the kind of person to pass out praise unless it is truly deserved — even to his own players, coaches and underlings — so the fact that he had nothing but glowing things to say about Becky Hammon speaks volumes. Hammon of course has been the toast of the NBA after coaching...Read More The post Gregg Popovich on Becky Hammon: ‘She’s a coach, and she’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gregg Popovich plans to fulfill five-year contract

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has repeatedly said he’ll follow franchise legend Tim Duncan off the floor. However, now that San Antonio has received a commitment from free agent LaMarcus Aldridge, Popovich might trail a different star off the court. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Pop is intent on coaching the Spurs through the remainder of his contract—for...
Via Sportsnaut
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich on midnight pursuit of free agents: ‘I’ll be in bed’

The NBA free agency period begins as Tuesday rolls into Wednesday at midnight ET, which will initiate a frantic pursuit of highly coveted players by teams the instant it is allowed according to the league’s rules and regulations. While many coaches, general managers and the like will need only to hit “call” on their phones...Read More The post Gregg Popovich on midnight pursuit...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich rips Spurs for playing ‘soft’

The Spurs failed to finish off the Clippers on Thursday night, and as a result the two teams will travel to Los Angeles for Game 7 on Saturday. After San Antonio’s 102-96 loss at home, head coach Gregg Popovich ripped the defending champs and said they should be “embarrassed.” “We lost because the Clippers were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich rips notion of NBA Finals games in July

The NBA is reportedly considering the idea of extending the regular season later into the summer. While there would still be an 82-game season, the idea would be to eliminate back-to-back games and not cram so many games into such a short span. Mark Cuban said last month that he thinks a more spaced-out schedule...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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