San Antonio Spurs: Gregg Popovich Speaks Truth.

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Chances are that when San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich talks, you should listen. He’s weighed in on anthem protests, roster management and more. Even with Tim Duncan retired, the San Antonio Spurs will be the San Antonio Spurs again this year. Which is to say that they’ll win between 50 and 60 games and …

For Spurs’ Parker, pleasing Popovich tops to-do list.

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The list starts with LeBron James. It ends with Devin Booker at No. 100. Peruse the names in between on Sports Illustrated’s latest ranking of the NBA’s top 100 players, and you will find five Spurs players mentioned. You will find 16 different point guards. What you will not find is the name of a …

Doris Burke claims that Pop’s sideline behavior drove her to ‘the verge of tears’

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ESPN/ABC-TV sideline reporter Doris Burke has been in charge of the network’s in-game interviews with coaches in the NBA Finals for the last seven years. And if you ask her who her most memorable might be, she has an easy answer. Burke told the New Yorker that she’s no longer willing to give Gregg Popovich …

Why Gregg Popovich is the real Coach of the Year.

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Steve Kerr is your Coach of the Year for the 2015-16 NBA season, a perfectly justifiable choice. The Golden State Warriors lost only nine games in 82 tries, a feat that won’t be topped for quite some time (unless Steph Curry gets mad and decides he doesn’t want to miss any of his shots next season). …

12 reasons why Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich would be the perfect U.S. president.

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A Wall Street Journal writer has publicly affirmed what San Antonians have believed since the 1990s: Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich could rule a nation.In his article “The Popovich for President Movement,” Jason Gay admits he’s not much into politics, but it doesn’t take years of following donkeys and elephants to know Coach Pop is the …

Gregg Popovich jokingly calls his assistant coaches a “bunch of cowards.”

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Gregg Popovich is the master of making sure his aging stars are ready for postseason play. Often, that involves sitting them on the tail end of back-to-backs, or by limiting their minutes overall. Last night, Manu Ginobili was not supposed to play, but somehow convinced the Spurs‘ assitant coaches to let him………Read More  Source: Gregg Popovich …

All hail Gregg Popovich, the NBA’s rebel king.

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It’s difficult to imagine an NBA coach more idiosyncratic, bold and anti-charismatic than Gregg Popovich. It’s impossible to find an NBA coach more highly respected and daresay beloved as Pop. That Popovich has risen to such a position of immense respect and control without compromising one bit of himself is among the most empowering stories …

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich named head coach of USA Basketball Men’s National Team.

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Add another job title to Gregg Popovich’s already impressive coaching resume — Team USA Coach. The Spurs’ Popovich has been named the country’s national coach for 2017-2020, USA Basketball announced Friday. Popovich, 66, will replace Mike Krzyzewski following the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro. Krzyzewski is moving to an advisory role alongside Team USA managing director …

The time Pop sicced Air Force drill sergeants on his players.

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We knew about the time Gregg Popovich subjected the Spurs to an obstacle during training camp in 2013 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. What we didn’t know were all the details, particularly how he sprung the experience on them via the school’s drill sergeants. We do now, thanks to an excerpt from fellow Academy grad/former Dallas Cowboy …

Gregg Popovich Confirms He Will Coach Beyond Tim Duncan’s Retirement.

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A new era is finally on the horizon for the San Antonio Spurs. Fortunately, for their fans and basketball purists across the country, though, it will at least begin with the leader of the former one still in place. Gregg Popovich made a promise to LaMarcus Aldridge, and it’s one that will keep him as …

LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs will take time to get used to each other.

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It’s probably going to take Gregg Popovich a bit to figure out how to best use all of his new good players. It could be worse. Imagine if he had to figure out how to best use a bunch new crummy ones. LaMarcus Aldridge hasn’t even dribbled a ball in earnest for the Spurs yet, and …