If Colin Kaepernick wanted to get people talking—or, rather, to amplify the conversation for the benefit of those who wish to avoid it—he succeeded. Just about every sports figure has been asked their takes on the national anthem protests, and on the issues at stake, and yesterday, at Spurs media day, it was the coach’s turn. Gregg Popovich is a national treasure. Read more...
When asked about athlete-led protests against police brutality and other societal issues plaguing the U.S., Gregg Popovich gave nuanced and thoughtful responses Monday. The San Antonio Spurs head coach says The post Gregg Popovich Admires Athletes’ Courage in Protests appeared first on SLAMonline.
"I'm not going to tell anyone ahead of time that if they don't do A, B and C, they're going to be gone or traded. I think that's ignorant."
“I’m not going to tell anyone ahead of time that if they don’t do A, B and C, they’re going to be gone or traded. I (...)
Though Gregg Popovich has a reputation for being a man of few words in front of reporters, he’s occasionally willing to reveal his intellectual curiosity and awareness to the world at large. The latest example: his comments on Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protests. Show More Summary
Gregg Popovich respects those protesting the national anthem.
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said he won't stand in the way of any players who choose to protest during the national anthem once the regular season begins. Speaking during the team's media day, Popovich told reporters he won't discourage his players from kneeling while "The Star-Spangled Banner" is playing. Show More Summary
Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James and Gregg Popovich headline the list.
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich confirmed that former star power forward Tim Duncan will have an official role with the team this season, though the exact nature of the position is unclear. Melissa Rohlin of the San Antonio Express-News shared Popovich's comments: More to follow. You can follow Timothy Rapp on Twitter. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Anyone who thinks San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich doesn’t have a sense of humor thanks to his many grumpy in-game (...)
This is absolutely beautiful.
Awwwwwww this is adorable. Tim Duncan retired months ago now, and finally the true story about his carrot cake habits have been revealed. Gregg Popovich had mentioned the dessert in his Tim Duncan farewell press conference here, but with little in the way of context. "To think that he's gone... Show More Summary
Now that Tim Duncan is no longer in the picture, don’t expect the San Antonio Spurs to change their way of doing things. Head coach Gregg Popovich says the team’s The post Gregg Popovich Moves on from Tim Duncan: ‘He’s Gone’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
USA basketball's future dominance is in Popovich's hands. We don’t know which players will grace the U.S. men’s national team roster at the 2019 FIBA World Cup or the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. LeBron James has signaled interest, Carmelo Anthony...Show More Summary
Mike Krzyzewski is heading out, Gregg Popovich is coming in and maybe LeBron James would even come back
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 […]