When Tim Duncan recently retired, Gregg Popovich stood in front of reporters and showered his longtime player with praise. Some NBA observers, though, have been surprised at what the Spurs coach hasn’t said — i.e., that Duncan’s departure means it’s also time to head off into the sunset. After all, “Pop” is 67 now and has nothing […]
Kevin Durant’s decision to join the already-formidable Golden State Warriors re-ignited the debate on whether so-called super teams are good or bad for the NBA, but Gregg Popovich has no The post Gregg Popovich on Super Teams: ‘I Just Count the Championships’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich acknowledged Tuesday that life won't be quite the same without recently retired legend Tim Duncan and also spoke about his future as a coach for the Spurs and Team USA. ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne interviewed Popovich as he was preparing to coach the USA Select Team at training camp in Las Vegas. Show More Summary
In the wake of former Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant joining an already stacked Golden State Warriors squad that won 73 games this past season without him, there has been one team that has never had that label, nor do they care: The San Antonio Spurs. Don’t expect the Spurs to flinch a bit […]
The conversation surrounding NBA superteams has become a lot more prevalent ever since Kevin Durant decided to join the Warriors. It’s a label that comes with an expectation that a team with so much talent is going to dominate a season. Show More Summary
NBA 2k mods are always adding things to the game to make it that much more awesome, like switching players with cheerleaders, adding the Ninja Turtles, or adding a Space Jam theme. In this short clip, NBA 2k mod MKElite decided to switch it up and have coaches throwing down dunks in the popular video […]
Add me on snap MkElite2 I just put Coach Greg Popovich in Chicago Bulls A video posted by MkElite MoKhan (@mkelite) on Jul 16, 2016 at 11:24am PDT NBA Jam gave us Bill Clinton dominating on the court. Now NBA 2K15 has Gregg Popovich schooling the NBA’s best while playing for the Chicago Bulls. Show More Summary
San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich would pass up the opportunity to dine with Jesus Christ to share a meal with now retired NBA center Tim Duncan.
Gregg Popovich decided to take some time out of his Friday to speak to the U.S. swimming team while it trained at San Antonio’s Northside ISD Swim Center in preparation for next month’s Rio Olympics. That’s not really surprising; accomplished coaches and players often stop by to deliver words of encouragement to Olympic teams prior to the Games, […]
Throw it back to 2004.
Great Day meeting the US swimming team in San Antonio & @m_phelps00 ! #legend #coachpop @spurs A photo posted by Tony Parker (@_tonyparker09) on Jul 15, 2016 at 12:43pm PDT Hi! In this photo, legendary San Antonio Spurs coach/curmudgeon Gregg Popovich and Spurs star Tony Parker meet decorated Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. Show More Summary
Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan might not seem like a pair of cut-ups to, well, anyone, but even after just three years together on the Spurs, the two apparently enjoyed a very close relationship that ultimately kept the big man from going to Orlando after he won his first champsionship in San Antonio. Everyone figured […]
On Monday, San Antonio Spurs great Tim Duncan announced his retirement from the NBA. In a press conference, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich celebrated his star forward, explaining, “To spend time with Timmy is really sublime in many ways. Show More Summary
Great moment: Popovich recalling the responsibility he had to make sure Duncan stayed the same. Got emotional #Spurs pic.twitter.com/WzEUYdtmlX — Jabari Young (@JabariJYoung) July 12, 2016 San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan retired...Show More Summary
Wearing a Tim Duncan t-shirt, Gregg Popovich faced the local media Tuesday afternoon, and fought back tears while saying goodbye to the greatest player he’s ever coached and the most The post WATCH: Gregg Popovich With an Emotional Tribute to Tim Duncan appeared first on SLAMonline.
You know how some coaches, general managers and owners seem to take way too much credit for successful teams, without acknowledging enough how incredibly lucky they were to have had Hall of Fame talent? Gregg Popovich is not one of those people. The Spurs coach stood in front of a crowd of reporters at the […]
On Monday morning, Tim Duncan quietly announced his retirement after 19 seasons in the NBA. While most NBA fans were expecting this day to come soon, it still broke the hearts of many to know Tim was finally hanging it up. Since Tim was indeed so quiet about walking away from the game, Gregg Popovich spoke about Duncan to the media. Show More Summary
Seldom does San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich dish out gaudy praise or open up to the media, but in the aftermath of Tim Duncan's retirement, he spoke Tuesday about the man who played 19 seasons under him. ESPN.com's Michael C. Show More Summary
Gregg Popovich bade an emotional farewell to Tim Duncan's playing career Tuesday, the longtime San Antonio coach saying the now-retired Spurs star was the best teammate anyone could have known.