It's been a season of firsts for the Atlanta Hawks. Mike Budenholzer, as he learned when former instructor Gregg Popovich gave him a memorable call, won his first Coach of the Year award. All five starters were named Players of the Month in January; it was the first time the league gave such recognition to a quintet. Show More Summary
The "hack-a-player" strategy has never been popular among NBA fans, and San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has drawn some ire during the playoffs this year for his persistent fouling of Los Angeles Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan. NBA...Show More Summary
Spurs need an effective Tony Parker Here’s the San Antonio Express-News with a key health update on the Spurs: Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says perennially hobbled point guard Tony Parker will play in Game 3 tonight against the L.A. Clippers. Given Parker left Game 2 in the fourth quarter with soreness in his right Achilles tendon — to go [...]
The San Antonio Spurs tied up the series 1-1 against the Los Angeles Clippers with Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich implementing hack-a-DeAndre-Jordan, fouling him repeatedly at the end of the game with the knowledge that Jordan is aShow More Summary
Although Mike Budenholzer was named the 2014-15 NBA Coach of the Year, the Atlanta Hawks leader believes somebody else is "the real coach of the year." San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Budenholzer spent many years working on Popovich's staff in San Antonio before he landed the head coaching job in Atlanta in 2013. Show More Summary
‘It seems appropriate to finish with the real Coach of the Year, Gregg Popovich.’
Don't let him fool you with his gruffness; Gregg Popovich is a cuddly teddy bear, and given the opportunity to deliver some great news to his former assistant coach, Pop was more than happy to oblige: The Hawks organization, upon finding out from NBA about the award, called Popovich to ask him if he wanted to break the news to Bud. Show More Summary
Gregg Popovich has a pretty terrific relationship with the media. I mean, it sucks if you’re in the media, but if you’re a fan of awkward exchanges and thinly-veiled disdain, it’s gold. So it’s my pleasure to say that Popovich returned to playoff form with his postgame press conference following a Game 1 loss to […]
Gregg Popovich is never cuddly with the media under any circumstances, but if there was ever time when he was guaranteed to be extra salty, it was after watching his team get whupped by the Clippers in Game 1. Read more...
In the eyes of Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich, he already figured out what his team has to do in Game 2 if San Antonio hopes to beat the Clippers in the best-of-seven Western Conference series that Los Angeles leads 1-0.
Press Conference 101.
Because the Spurs lost Game 1 to the Clippers played basketball last night, Gregg Popovich was in no mood to suffer boring questions from reporters: I think Popovich sometimes lets his schtick go to far -- shooting down interesting,Show More Summary
Everyone and their mother knows that San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has a unique approach when he speaks with the media. Pop either likes to have a lot of fun, or he keeps his words to a minimum. The case was no different following the Spurs' 107-92 Game 1 loss on the road to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night. Show More Summary
2015 marks the second consecutive year that all three Texas-based teams will compete in the NBA Playoffs. While the defending champion San Antonio Spurs look to repeat and earn their sixth title under Gregg Popovich, the Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets both aim to dethrone their Lone Star State foe. [...]
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers and San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich have a deep, mutual respect for one another.
The third-seeded Los Angeles Clippers and No. 6 San Antonio Spurs are set to square off in the first round of the 2015 NBA playoffs. San Antonio finished the campaign winning 21 of its final 25 outings, yet Gregg Popovich's team managed...Show More Summary
The San Antonio Spurs hosted the Houston Rockets in a possible first-round preview on Wednesday, but it’s still only the regular season. So we’re not really that interested in the actual game itself. What we are interested in is seeing James Harden and Gregg Popovich compare facial hair during a break in the action. You can watch Harden and Popovich […]
Just two guys relaxing and thinking about their facial hair. Stop what you're doing and watch James Harden and Gregg Popovich compare beards.
San Antonio Spurs Coach is so well-known for his oddball interviews — which run the spectrum from perturbed and terse to goofy and hilarious — the NBA once made a “best of” mixtape. As you can see in the footage, it’s pretty clear that in particular, Pop isn’t totally crazy about the mandatory in-game interviews. […]