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

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 in the league. On Friday, USA Basketball named Popovich the next head coach of its senior men’s team. He’ll coach Anthony Davis and the boys in blue in the 2019 World Cup and the 2020 Olympics. Pop will officially take the reins from Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski in 2017, following Coach K’s farewell run in Rio………Read More

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