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Obscure NBA streaks on the line this season

In a few days, real NBA games will start, and there’s a lot on the line for everybody involved. Heck, there’s been a lot on the line during these preseason games and practices for those players who have been invite to camp on non-guaranteed contracts. The stakes only rise from there, as so many players, coaches, and executives will gain—or lose—millions of dollars depending...
Via The Sports Post
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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich: 'We look like we're not very interested'

Officially speaking, the Spurs' preseason ended at the final horn of a 96-87 loss to Houston at the Toyota Center on Friday, the finishing touch on what has been a ho-hum October for the defending NBA champs. Unofficially, the Spurs' preseason ended with 10:25 still remaining in the third quarter. That's when coach Gregg Popovich called the first of five increasingly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Gregg Popovich: Reality TV Star?

Admit it. There's a part of you that tunes into Spurs games just to watch the Gregg Popovich interviews. Pop doesn't take it easy on any reporters, especially during a national-televised game. Need proof? His interviews are now so infamous, that Inside the NBA host Ernie Johnson thinks the Spurs head coach needs his own reality show. "It's like its own reality series...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich: Reality TV Star?

Admit it. There's a part of you that tunes into Spurs games just to watch the Gregg Popovich interviews. Pop doesn't take it easy on any reporters, especially during a national-televised game. Need proof? His interviews are now so infamous, that Inside the NBA host Ernie Johnson thinks the Spurs head coach needs his own reality show. "It's like its own reality series...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich Makes Michelle Beadle Cry With Birthday Message (Video)

It’s not often we get to see Gregg Popovich’s lighter side, but when we do, it’s pretty awesome. The San Antonio Spurs head coach took the time to record a birthday message and send it to ESPN’s Michelle Beadle, who celebrated her 39th birthday Thursday. Beadle, who is a diehard Spurs fan, was hosting “Sports Nation” and having an ordinary day talking about DeMarco Murray...
Via NESN.com
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Spurs Mascot & Gregg Popovich Surprised Michelle Beadle On Her Bday

Pops showed up to wish Michelle Beadle happy birthday yesterday. Bringing her to tears...Now how you going to up that for 40?Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
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Michele Beadle has a birthday to remember while shedding tears on TV

Jason Whitney ESPN’s popular sports reporter Michele Beadle celebrated turning 39 years old yesterday and her former employer made sure it was one to remember. Beadle started her career off as an intern and later a reporter for the San Antonio Spurs. Well, Gregg Popovich and the Spurs organization didn’t forget this and decided to help out […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports...
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Watch Spurs’ Popovich and the Coyote give ESPN’s Beadle a huge birthday surprise

Now this is how you celebrate your birthday! ESPN’s Michelle Beadle got one huge birthday surprise as San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich recorded a heart-felt birthday message and team mascot, the Coyote, showed up in person to deliver her a birthday cake. It was enough to bring her to tears. And they say Pop is […]
Via Project Spurs
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Michelle Beadle gets birthday message from Gregg Popovich, cries (Video)

Michelle Beadle turned 39 on Thursday and got a wonderful birthday present that was such a great surprise it moved her to tears. The crew at “Sports Nation” arranged to have the San Antonio Spurs mascot to wheel out a cake for Beadle’s b-day. They also got Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to wish her happy...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 current NBA coaches

The NBA season is less than a week away, and we are starting to notice a few trends.  Certain teams are struggling (looking at you Clippers and Thunder), certain players are playing well (Klay Thompson and Boogie Cousins), and some things remain the same (LeBron dominating). I, however, do not put too much stock into preseason games.  They are a chance for younger guys to get quality...
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The one thing standing between Spurs and a true dynasty

One thing has remained elusive for the Spurs over the past two decades, one thing has kept the perennial contenders and their Hall of Fame core from checking every item off the list of things that constitutes a dynasty: winning back-to-back championships. Well, after their run to a championship last June, the Spurs enter this season with all of the pieces to do just that — even...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Video: Spurs in focus for ‘Champions Revealed’ NBA TV Special

The new season is upon us the and defending 2014 NBA champions, San Antonio Spurs, will be the focus on an upcoming NBA TV special called “Champions Revealed: 2014 San Antonio Spurs.” In the trailer, Spurs’ Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker and Gregg Popovich take a walk down memory lane and talk about the […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: NBA 2k15 Official Kawhi Leonard Finals MVP Trailer is incredible

The reigning 2014 NBA Finals MVP, San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard, has an official NBA 2k15 MVP trailer and it is freaking awesome. The footage from the video game, starring Kawhi, is mixed in with voice over audio from Leonard himself, coach Gregg Popovich and the media. It features Kawhi dunking all over the Heat […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich defends his decision to sit players, and David Robinson defends that defense

On Friday, the NBA will wrap up an exhibition schedule of games that it refers to as the “preseason,” which continues to be a laughable term. Even those of us that spend our mornings and afternoons staring at video clips of last season’s NBA games, the ones that sweat out the summer dying for NBA action, tend to pass on viewing these consistently sorts of affairs. There are...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich fires back at Suns owner Robert Sarver

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich just reminded everyone why he is the best. Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was upset that the Spurs decided to rest their star players for their preseason game. Sarver grabbed a microphone, apologized to fans and lobbed a few shots at the Spurs. Popovich was asked about the comments made by Sarver and the future Hall of amer fired back...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard to miss remainder of preseason due to infection, availability for opening night in question

When Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich held five players out of a preseason contest against the Suns this week (and even stayed home himself), this wasn’t a stunt intended to thumb his nose at the league for having an abundance of meaningless games. No, there were legitimate reasons for holding most of those players out, with the ailment Kawhi Leonard is dealing with being the most...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs Preseason Game Recap

(San Antonio, TX) — For the first time since their embarrassing 4-1 destruction in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat traveled to San Antonio to do battle with the Spurs in a much anticipated preseason contest. Coming off an encouraging 113 to 108 victory over the Golden State Warriors after an ugly 0-4 start, Miami wanted to go for two wins in a row for the first time in the 2014...
Via Heat Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich says he's surprised Sarver didn't apologize in chicken suit

There's a bit of a history between the San Antonio Spurs and the Phoenix Suns. Over the past 10 years, we've seen the Spurs and Suns have some incredible battles in the regular season and the playoffs. We've seen teams knocked out of the postseason, hip-checks that caused big time playoff suspensions, and a lot of blood, sweat, and tears spilled while both of these teams...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson shines offensively in Spurs’ overtime preseason loss to Heat

AT&T CENTER – “I liked Kyle (Anderson) and Cory (Joseph,” said Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich Saturday after the Spurs fell to the Miami Heat in overtime 111-108. “They played a lot of minutes and didn’t get too much rest,” continued Popovich. “I thought they were really active and played pretty smart.” Anderson, who started […]
Via Project Spurs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Popovich jabs Suns owner Sarver

SAN ANTONIO (AP) San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dismissed Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver's critical comments as silly and said they should have been made while wearing a ''chicken suit.'' Sarver got on the public address microphone Thursday night in Phoenix and apologized to the fans because the Spurs were without several players and Popovich himself...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich has great response for Suns owner

Jason Whitney There are a few people in the NBA that you will never win a beef with and San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is one of them. Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver made a statement to his fans in regards to Popovich sitting several players including Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili during a preseason game […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that...
Via Sports-Kings
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Kawhi Leonard To Miss Rest Of Preseason With Eye Infection

Kawhi Leonard’s right eye infection has spread to his left eye and he will miss the remainder of the pre-season schedule. The regular season opener against the Dallas Mavericks would appear to be up in the air for Leonard, according to a timetable for his recovery by Gregg Popovich. “Kawhi Leonard is still out, for 10 more days,” Popovich said. “(The infection) is going back...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich Fires Back At Sarver Apologizing To Phoenix Crowd For Spurs' Absent Players

Gregg Popovich responded Saturday to Robert Sarver, who grabbed a mic late in Thursday’s exhibition game to apologize to the Phoenix Suns' home crowd after five San Antonio Spurs players missed the game. “As I said, the silliness begins," Popovich said. "Most wise individuals would check facts before they made statements. Unless you’re interested in putting on...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

FAIL: How many championships do the Phoenix Suns have?

Thursday’s preseason game between the Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs went off without head coach Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard, Patty Mills and Tiago Splitter. Suns owner Bob Sarver took to the PA system to apologize to Suns fans.Sarver said he understood that fans were unsatisfied and disappointed by the Spurs’ roster. “It was just a gesture...
Via Bob's Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns owner calls out Spurs, Gregg Popovich for not showing up for preseason game (vid)

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was mad as hell and he wasn’t going to take it anymore. Okay, that may be a bit of a stretch, but Sarver did feel compelled to apologize to fans who showed up US Airways on Thursday night for the team’s preseason game against the San Antonio Spurs expecting to […] The post Suns owner calls out Spurs, Gregg Popovich for not showing up for preseason...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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