What if three-pointers are dumb

The 4-0 Spurs are shooting fewer threes than everyone else, which is just fine for the league’s foremost adversary of the long ball. Gregg Popovich’s feelings on the three ball have been well-known for years. Despite featuring it prominently for the Spurs’ 2014 championship run, the coach has never personally embraced the shot — a “circus sort of thing,” as …

San Antonio Spurs roundup: Gregg Popovich on full display

The latest San Antonio Spurs roundup for Thursday, Oct. 26. The San Antonio Spurs walked out of Wednesday’s game with more success. They defeated the Miami Heat, 117-100, behind a strong second half and another terrific performance from LaMarcus Aldridge. He posted a season-high 31 points to lead the way. Aldridge’s performance, along with other […] San Antonio Spurs roundup: …

Looking back as Popovich closes in on another milestone

For each of the five games Pop needs to tie for 6th most wins, we’ll remember one of the Spurs championship nights. With the victory in Chicago, Gregg Popovich needs only four more wins to tie Phil Jackson for the 6th highest win total for any coach in NBA history. Since one win deserves another, we are celebrating each of …

Gregg Popovich countdown to a Phil Jackson takedown

A win in Chicago moves Pop closer to surpassing The Zen Master in all-time wins as an NBA coach Not that he cares a whit, but Gregg Popovich will make some significant strides this year in terms of his position as one of the winningest coaches in all of NBA history. Coming into the 2017-18 season, Pop has amassed 1150 …

Popovich on LaMarcus Aldridge: “I tried to change him”

Gregg Popovich discussed speaking with the reportedly discontent Aldridge over the summer and how he may have been wrong in his initial approach to integrating the All-Star forward. On Monday, Spurs big man LaMarcus Aldridge inked a three-year $72.3 million dollar extension to stay in San Antonio through 2020-21. On Wednesday, speaking before the season-opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Spurs …