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Chicago Bulls Disrespected In ESPN Power Rankings

Looking ahead to the 2014-2015 NBA season, most consider the Chicago Bulls championship contenders.  Does ESPN agree with that assessment? San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers headline top five The power rankings for the ESPN system is based upon future projections over the next three seasons accounting for things such as player talent, management, marketability, draft success...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio artist uses Popovich as his muse to create ‘Pop Art’

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has been called many things. From “grumpy,” “sarcastic” to “curmudgeon,” but this might be the first time someone can call Pop his muse. A local San Antonio artist,  Jorge Villarreal, is a huge fan of Pop and has featured him in his recent piece called “Pop Art.” “He’s […]
Via Project Spurs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Popovich doesn’t give a (bleep) about player’s names

Oh coach Pop. In old video footage, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was giving some basketball lesson to a group of young aspiring players. And in typical coach Pop fashion, he formally introduced himself when he told the youngsters the honest truth – he doesn’t give a (bleep) about their names. I’m sure he […]
Via Project Spurs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich to campers in old footage: ‘I don’t really give a s**t what your names are’ (vid)

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich’s curmudgeonly attitude is so consistent, so predictable that it almost rises to the level of schtick. There’s simply no way the grouchiness he always displays can be authentic. It has to be somewhat contrived, part of some show he puts on for the media. No man can be […] The post Popovich to campers in old footage: ‘I don’t really...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich says the Cleveland Cavaliers will be really, really good

I was walking toward East 4th Street in Cleveland on Saturday afternoon with Brian Spaeth and the round23 creative team. We were shooting a series of videos for PlusByEMS.com. Brian was using the ems+ mobile credit card reader as a microphone while conducting a number of hard-hitting interviews. He was asking Cleveland fans to speak directly into the ems+ credit card reader while...
Via Stepien Rules
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Coach Pop gets the Pixar treatment

What do you get when you cross San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich and the world of Disney’s Pixar? This! The fellas at The Podium Game recently had some Photoshop fun with Pop as they created a Pixar version of him as the grouchy old man Carl Fredricksen from the movie “Up.” Anyone else feel this crotchety […]
Via Project Spurs
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Spur DeJuan Blair: Playoff series vs. Spurs boosted my confidence

Ever since former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair left the Alamo City, he hasn’t been shy to take a few verbal jabs at the team who drafted him. He’s on record saying the Spurs didn’t believe in him, said the Spurs might have won the 2013 NBA title if coach Gregg Popovich played him more and […]
Via Project Spurs
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Analysis On Their 2 Offseason Additions

San Antonio Spurs: Analysis On Their 2 Offseason Additions By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… The Spurs had yet another successful off-season, managing to re-sign all of the primary pieces of their championship winning squad. As well as that, they gave contract extensions to head coach Gregg Popovich, and star point guard Tony Parker, while Tim Duncan exercised his player...
Via HoopStuff
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Tim Duncan, Gregg Popovich ‘fight’ in ‘Mortal Kombat’

What happens when you take video of Spurs’ Tim Duncan and head coach Gregg Popovich horsing around after practice and add the theme song to the video game “Mortal Kombat”? This courtesy of Project Spurs. Post by Tommy Lopez. Anyone else like Pop’s finishing move I like to call “The Raging Bull”? This video begs the question… who would win in “Mortal Kombat”...
Via Crossover Chronicles
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Tim Duncan, Gregg Popovich ‘fight’ in ‘Mortal Kombat’

What happens when you take video of Spurs’ Tim Duncan and head coach Gregg Popovich horsing around after practice and add the theme song to the video game “Mortal Kombat”? This courtesy of Project Spurs. Post by Tommy Lopez. Anyone else like Pop’s finishing move I like to call “The Raging Bull”? This video begs the question… who would win in “Mortal Kombat”...
Via Bloguin Best
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs hire Becky Hammon

The San Antonio Spurs today announced Tuesday that Becky Hammon has been hired as an assistant coach. Hammon is the first female assistant coach in the NBA. From the Spurs: Hammon, who is currently in her 16th WNBA season, announced on July 23 that she would retire as a player at the conclusion of the 2014 season. Named one of the WNBA’s Top 15 Players of All-Time in July of 2011...
Via Sports-Glory
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Green: ‘Popovich believes he should have played in the NBA’

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is arguably the best coach in the NBA. He makes role players key pieces, is a three-time NBA Coach of the Year winner, has guided the Spurs to five NBA titles, and knows how to get the best out of players who come into his system. However, Pop […]
Via Project Spurs
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tim Duncan and Gregg Popovich get locked in ‘Mortal Kombat’

Now this is one hilarious video. In this old video, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan and head coach Gregg Popovich had some fun with one another after practice where Pop was playing around with TD, trying to rip off his jersey. Pop eventually got the jersey off, leading Duncan to get into a fighting stance. That’s […]
Via Project Spurs
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich Undergoes Offseason Hip Replacement

Gregg Popovich has undergone hip replacement surgery this offseason. Popovich was spotted at a winetasting event in Oregon recently where he acknowledged some discomfort. Popovich signed a multi-year contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs earlier this offseason.
Via RealGM
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Popovich had hip surgery

During the course of an NBA season, it is normal for players to suffer injuries to their bodies after all the wear and tear the body goes through. However, it seems that also applies to the coaching staff as well. According to reports, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has spent part of his […]
Via Project Spurs
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Pop’s wine ‘Silver & Black’ gets reviewed

San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich’s interest in wine was in the spotlight recently due in large part to a recent article in the Oregonian. The article detailed how Pop got into the wine industry and helped start “A to Z Wineworks.” But what about Pop’s wine itself? How does it stack up? One of Pop’s signature […]
Via Project Spurs
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Gregg Popovich had offseason hip replacement surgery

A soccer television crew for NBC that was dining at the Heathman Restaurant a couple of Thursdays ago provided the first confirmed visual sighting of Gregg Popovich's summer visit to Oregon. The San Antonio Spurs coach walked with a cane. He had dinner with a couple in their 30s. A friend in that broadcast crew texted, asking me, "Would he be in PDX for any reason?"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

San Antonio Spurs: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” will probably be the catchphrase for Gregg Popovich as he takes his San Antonio Spurs into another campaign. There wasn’t much to fault about the 2014 winners of the Larry O’Brien Championship, and this has been reflected in the lack of off-season...
Via HoopStuff
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Free Agency Champions

The Spurs made probably their biggest splash in free agency by keeping Gregg Popovich (via thefumble) Ever since the creation of the modern-day “Big 3″ (Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett) each free agency period has become less about finding a player that fits the mission of a particular team and more about finding the best available superstar to pair with your current...
Via Grandstand University
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ettore Messina added to Popovich’s staff, Spurs fans react

The San Antonio Spurs may have been unable to recruit Pau Gasol into a black and white jersey, but new information was released today announcing the appointment of another international force to the team. European coach, Ettore Messina, will join Gregg Popovich’s genius coaching staff. The Spurs have definitely acquired an accomplished coach with an […]
Via Project Spurs
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs Announce Ettore Messina Assistant Coach

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have hired Ettore Messina as an assistant coach. A four-time Euroleague Champion and a two-time Euroleague Coach of the Year, Messina brings over 25 years of coaching experience to the bench. "I am honored to have such an accomplished individual join our program,” Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said. “Coach Messina is an...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gasol chooses Chicago over San Antonio, Spurs fans react

With Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw, Patty Mills, and even Coach Gregg Popovich back on board to defend the title, San Antonio Spurs fans were able to sit back and witness the frenzy of the free agency period as other franchises scrambled to rebuild their teams. Though the team is set, the Spurs did show interest […]
Via Project Spurs
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich Agrees To Multi-Year Extension With Spurs

According to ESPN, head coach Gregg Popovich has agreed to a multi-year contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs. Gregg Popovich has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to continue coaching the reigning NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs announced the extension Wednesday but did not disclose terms. Popovich, 65, has coached San Antonio to five NBA titles since becoming...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich agrees to extension

Rumors of Gregg Popovich's approaching demise, or at least pending retirement, have been premature. The San Antonio Spurs announced Wednesday in a brief two-sentence release that the league's premier head coach has agreed to a multi-year contract extension. Per club policy terms of the contract were not disclosed. Popovich, 65, is fresh off leading the Spurs to the franchise...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich Signs Multi-Year Extension With Spurs

Gregg Popovich must feel rejuvenated from winning another ring.  He’s agreed to coach the Spurs for a few more seasons. In middle of free agent frenzy, Spurs announce Coach Gregg Popovich has agreed to a multi-year extension. — Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) July 9, 2014 Typical announcement from Spurs on Popovich extension: one paragraph, two sentences, 28 words. No quote....
Via Thacover2
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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