The San Antonio Spurs managed to take care of the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, despite the fact that Tim Duncan was sidelined with a chest injury. However, the Spurs trailed the Lakers by a score of 23-16 after the first quarter, which is when ESPN’s JA Adande had the pleasure of interviewing Gregg Popovich.
You probably know the rest. The first thing Adande pointed out was that Popovich can’t be pleased with his team shooting 7-for-28 from the floor in the first 12 minutes.
“You know, you’re an incisive man,” Pop said while sarcastically patting Adande on the back. “That’s exactly right.”
Adande then asked what the Spurs have to do differently when playing without Duncan, which seemed like a much better question.
“There’s no key,” Popovich responded. “We just do the same stuff.”
And that was that. Popovich is off to a quick start with his crankiness during sideline interviews this season. In fact, he even hassled Craig Sager last week during a preseason contest. All is normal in San Antonio.
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