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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Articles tagged: Gregg Popovich

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

Gregg Popovich reportedly makes $11 million per year

Gregg Popovich is one of the best coaches in basketball history, having led the San Antonio Spurs to five NBA championships since 1999. He is apparently compensated accordingly. In a recent piece about the future of the Spurs, ESPN’s March Stein noted that Popovich is rumored to be making somewhere in the range of $11…Read More

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

Gregg Popovich broke Coach of the Year news to Mike Budenholzer

Mike Budenholzer was named NBA Coach of the Year Tuesday, and he learned of the news in a wonderful way. The Atlanta Hawks organization reached out to Bud’s former mentor Gregg Popovich and asked the San Antonio Spurs coach if he wanted to call his former pupil to inform him of the good news. Pop…Read More

Gregg Popovich rips Spurs after loss to Knicks

Gregg Popovich was all over his team for making history on Tuesday — and not the good kind. The San Antonio Spurs became the first defending champion to lose to a team with a sub-.200 record when they fell to the 14-53 Knicks 104-100 on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Predictably, Pop did not…Read More

Gregg Popovich: I wouldn’t even coach an NBA Finals game 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

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