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You only need 6 seconds to watch Coach Pop's All-Star defense on Kobe

Sunday marks the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto, and it's a pretty big one, given that it's Kobe Bryant's last time at All-Star weekend as a player. With the clock ticking down on Kobe's playing days, everyone's making the most of their time with the Los Angeles Lakers star — including long-time rivals such as San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. And while the All-Star game...
Via Fox Sports
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The Latest: Practices get in for Sunday's All-Star game

TORONTO (AP) The Latest on Saturday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): --- 12:35 p.m. The Western Conference practice is going on, with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich showing off his dribbling skills and retiring star Kobe Bryant getting huge ovations from the crowd. Much like the East workout earlier Saturday, it's a very loose mood - as one would...
Via AP on Fox
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Gregg Popovich says he's 'tight' with Drake

Gregg Popovich knows how to cause a buzz when he does an interview.Normally, he does this when talking to sideline reporters, but on Friday he did so at his All-Star Game press conference while talking about Drake.Popovich was asked if he was worried about being outcoached over the weekend by the singer, who is coaching one of the team's in the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game on Friday...
Via Fox Sports
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Golden State Warriors Actively Going for 73 or More

Since they are so close to breaking the regular season record for wins (which stands at 72 by the 95′-96′ Bulls) the Golden State Warriors figure why not go for it. At least one of them will be going for it. “Oh, we will,” Warriors guard Klay Thompson told ESPN Radio on Friday. Thompson acknowledged that the Warriors, who are 48-4, will likely rest some players down the...
Via The Sports Journal
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Popovich says he's 'envious' of 'unsolvable' Warriors' offense

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich didn't have a great night the last time he visited Oakland. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors gave Pop whiplash as he watched them rack up 31 assists on 44 baskets in a 30-point victory.Popovich and the Spurs helped revolutionize NBA offenses in this era of ball-movement with their pristine passing. Golden State just might have perfected...
Via Fox Sports
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Gregg Popovich: I Get Very Envious Of Warriors

Gregg Popovich offered extremely high praise of the Golden State Warriors. "I've spent more time thinking about Golden State than I have any other team I've ever thought about in my whole career," Popovich told ESPN Radio on Friday. "Because they are really fun. I'd go buy a ticket and go watch them play. And when I see them move the ball, I get very envious. When I see them shoot...
Via RealGM
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Recommended (Faux) Spurs Albums for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day this Sunday, what better way to set a romantic mood for you and your Valentine than with sweet-loving music. And no, we’re not talking Barry White, Marvin Gay, or even Anita Baker. We’re talking about music from San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili, Boban Marjanovic, Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw, Gregg Popovich and Kawhi […]
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NBA's first female All-Star assistant coach almost didn't get a chance

San Antonio's Becky Hammon will make history as the first female assistant coach in the NBA's All-Star game. But the trailblazing almost never occurred, until she intervened. Hammon told For The Win that when Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was asked to coach the Western Conference All-Star team, he initially had no interest. If Popovich denied, the NBA would have found a new coach...
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Gregg Popovich torments David Aldridge, reacts to election results (Video)

> Gregg Popovich added another entry to his interview hall of fame on Tuesday night. Popovich gave his usual terse, surly assessment of the Spurs’ first quarter to TNT’s David Aldridge, and then got an added bonus: the results of the New Hampshire Presidential primaries. “We’re behind and they’re ahead,” Popovich said when asked to assess his team’s performance in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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A Tribute to Gregg Popovich's Brilliant In-Game Interviews

Gregg Popovich has become an Internet darling because he makes something out of the useless in-game interview that he is required to do by the NBA.You know the drill by know. Reporter asks generic question, coach gives standard answer.Not Popovich, though. Instead of giving standard answers, he gives the most honest, blunt and short response possible.The good reporters now get the...
Via Fox Sports
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Gregg Popovich Disapproves Of New Hampshire Primary Results (Video)

Gregg Popovich is disappointed in you, New Hampshire. The Spurs coach was giving one of his classic succinct interviews after the first quarter of San Antonio’s 119-101 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday when TNT reporter David Aldridge asked Pop if he wanted to hear the results of the New Hampshire primary. Popovich apparently had been checking in on the election’s progress...
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VIDEO: Gregg Popovich Has Hilarious Reaction To New Hampshire Primary Results During Interview

No matter what side of the political spectrum you are on, there were plenty of surprises on both sides of the aisle during Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Senator Bernie Sanders came out on top in a landslide on the Democratic side, while Donald Trump came out on top for the GOP (with a surprising showing by Ohio Gov. John Kasich). San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich,...
Via Gamedayr
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San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich had classic reaction to Donald Trump winning New Hampshire primary

Greg Popovich is a man of few words. That held true when told about the results of the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday night. When San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is interviewed during games, he rarely--if ever--gives a good interview. His persona has taken on a life of its own, often including blatantly blowing off a question he perceives...
Via NJ.com
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Gregg Popovich now offers political commentary on election results during in-game interviews

You either love or hate the in game interviews with San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. The answers are always short, obvious and it’s clear the coach would rather be just about anywhere else. On Tuesday night Popovich was asked some more questions and as he walked away was given a chance to hear the primary election results for the state of New Hampshire. Upon hearing that...
Via Tireball.com
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Gregg Popovich doesn’t care about election results

Don’t bother informing San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich about election results during games, because he really doesn’t give a damn about them. TNT reporter David Aldridge learned that lesson during Tuesday night’s game against the Heat. He first asked Pop how the game was going after one quarter of play, and was given a response that surprised no one. “We’re...
Via The Sports Daily
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Donald Trump wins in New Hampshire ... and Gregg Popovich's reaction is priceless

Watch the reaction of the San Antonio Spurs coach when he is told the winners were Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. Popovich gonna Popovich #SASatMIA https://t.co/rEb69k39s3 -- NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 10, 2016 It has become a running joke on NBA telecasts: Grab San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich for a halftime interview, ask a...
Via NJ.com
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It Appears That San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Is Not A Fan Of Bernie Sanders Or Donald Trump

During a pregame interview San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was giving one of his usual in-game interviews when he was asked if he wanted to hear how the primaries went in New Hampshire. He said yes, and then gave fans another classic moment before heading back to the bench.It is probably safe to say that he is not a fan of either Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
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VIDEO: This may be the best Gregg Popovich interview yet

Gregg Popovich interviews are always a fascinating study in human psychology and tonight was no different.  Pop treated David Aldridge to his A+ sarcasm tonight by breaking down the first quarter in fantastic detail. Aldridge: Pop, your impressions of the first quarter… Pop: We’re behind and they’re ahead. Aldridge: Why is that? Pop: They scored more than we did and we were...
Via Awful Announcing
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This Gregg Popovich reaction to news of New Hampshire primaries is classic Pop

If there's one thing San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is known for, it's having a whole bunch of rings. If there's a second thing that defines Pop, it's his awkward, hilarious and sometimes heartwarming interactions with sideline reporters during mid-game interviews.On Tuesday night, with his Spurs facing the Miami Heat, Popovich once again delivered on his between-quarters...
Via Fox Sports
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WATCH: Popovich has funny reaction to New Hampshire results

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich still might be the best thing going in sports. The championship-winning coach had an absolutely awesome response to Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump winning the New Hampshire Presidential primaries on Tuesday. Here’s Pop’s reaction during an in-game interview with TNT’s David Aldridge: Popovich gonna Popovich #SASatMIA https:/...
Via Sportsnaut
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Who's Popovich's secret weapon? Apparently, it's Kobe

The San Antonio Spurs defeated Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, but Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard got way more than one win for their troubles: Bryant has agreed to help Leonard improve over the summer (via CBS Sports):This is obviously a best-case scenario for everyone involved. Leonard is already one of the best players alive, but he definitely has room...
Via Fox Sports
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Gregg Popovich asked Kobe Bryant to stay in Kawhi Leonard’s ear and help him improve his game

Ever since Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant announced that he was retiring, the future Hall of Famer has been giving out advice to the younger players. On Saturday night, San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich asked Bryant for a little help with one of his star players. Bryant told reporters after the game that Popovich asked him to stay in forward Kawhi Leonard’s...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Gregg Popovich wants the Spurs to get some street cred

The Spurs are boring. All they do it win. Tim Duncan isn't fun. What other complaints get levied against the most successful team of the NBA's last two decades?Gregg Popovich has some answers to that question:Pop might not want to change too much, though. The Spurs are still just 3.5 games back of the Warriors for the league's best record. The goodie goodie act is working.
Via Fox Sports
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Kobe Bryant receives heartfelt message from Gregg Popovich in video tribute

The Kobe Bryant Farewell Tour continued in San Antonio on Saturday night, and the Lakers superstar received a great ovation before the game from Spurs fans. The Spurs also played an awesome tribute on the video board at AT&T Center before the game, where head coach Gregg Popovich shared some thoughts about Bryant’s career. “I hope you’re as successful in your next life...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Close To Return From Sore Right Knee

Tim Duncan is getting closer to returning from his sore right knee. Duncan has now missed seven straight games. “The question will be, do we want to give him any time before the (All-Star) break or not,” Gregg Popovich said. “But he’s been going three on three and going up and down and that kind of thing. He’s close.”
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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