Open thread: Sure, Pop will pass Jerry Sloan, but whether he reaches Don Nelson has yet to be determined

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The Spurs’ coaching guru was once an assistant to Nelson…in Golden State Few Things in life are as connected as Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs. He’s been their head coach since 1996 after disappointing 3-15 start with Bob Hill got him fired. And before Pop was the head coach, he was an assistant coach on the Spurs staff …

Spurs’ Popovich honed coaching, leadership skills during apprenticeship with Nelson.

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Gregg Popovich started his NBA coaching career an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors with Don Nelson. Spurs’ Popovich honed coaching, leadership skills during apprenticeship with Don Nelson with the Golden State Warriors in 1992. Gregg Popovich Talks About His Years With The Golden State Warriors As An Assistant Coach.   Vacationing somewhere in a mountainous region of Northern California, …