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NBA notes: Gregg Popovich won't coach Game 4 vs. Warriors as he grieves wife's death

Gregg Popovich won’t coach the San Antonio Spurs in their possible series finale down 3-0 against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death …

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It was strange not seeing Pop on Spurs sideline - Warriors coach Kerr

With Gregg Popovich absent from the San Antonio Spurs sideline due to his wife's death, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr says it's a …

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JT's Monologue: NBA Playoffs, Gregg Popovich, Spurs, and Warriors

JT breaks down Game 3's in the NBA playoffs and what teams look to be in control. JT also believes the almighty Spurs team as we know them are …

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Gregg Popovich Is Absent for Game 3 After Wife’s Death

Gregg Popovich did not coach Game 3 of the Spurs-Warriors N.B.A. playoff series on Thursday night after his wife’s death.<p>Erin Popovich died at 67, the Spurs announced on Wednesday. She had been married to Gregg for 40 years, and they had two children and four grandchildren. A cause of death was not …

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How Gregg Popovich helped Shaq long before he was in the NBA

The NBA on TNT crew joined the rest of the NBA world is mourning the loss of Gregg Popovich’s wife, Erin, on Wednesday night. As part of their reflection, Shaquille O’Neal told a story about the one time he ever disrespected the Spurs coach — and what his stepfather quickly told him.<p><i>(O’Neal’s story</i> …

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Gregg Popovich's wife was the 'mom' of the San Antonio Spurs

Brent Barry discusses how much the Spurs appreciated Erin Popovich and that Joel Embiid needs to be in the 76ers' starting lineup right away.

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Gregg Popovich won't coach Game 3 after wife's death

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)- - SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)- Trending today on the KRON4 Morning Buzz, Gregg Popovich loses his wife and babies now allowed on the …

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Gregg Popovich will not coach tonight after Erin Popovich passing on Wednesday - CBSSports.com

On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Hakem Dermish to discuss that Jrue Holida...<p>On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Hakem …

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LeBron James defends reporter who asked about the death of Gregg Popovich's wife

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This is about the loudest I've seen the AT&T Center this season. And outside of Gregg Popovich not being here to coach his team, everything else seems pretty normal, which is exactly what he wanted with the Spurs down 2-0 in this series to the Golden State Warriors. Veteran Tony Parker actually leads the Spurs in scoring with 10 points in just 8 minutes on the floor. Kevin Durant leads the Warriors with 10 points.

This is about the loudest I've seen the AT&T Center this season. And outside of Gregg Popovich not being here to coach his team, everything else …

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Gregg Popovich's Wife, Erin, Dies After Extended Illness

Erin Popovich, the wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, died Wednesday, the team announced in a statement.<p>"We mourn the loss of Erin," Spurs general manager RC Buford said in a statement provided to Bleacher Report. "She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, …

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LeBron Defended TNT’s Allie LaForce For Asking Him About Gregg Popovich’s Wife’s Death

The NBA world was left reeling on Wednesday night when news broke that Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s wife, Erin, had passed away after an extended battled with an undisclosed illness. Numerous players past and present took to Twitter to offer their condolences and support, but the networks were put …

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Rare Moment Gregg Popovich Speaks About His Wife, Erin (WATCH)

posted by Karina Medellin -<p>8 hours ago<p>Devastating news in San Antonio Wednesday night reminded Spurs fans and NBA fans alike that there’s so much …

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Did Gregg Popovich take dig at Kawhi Leonard with LaMarcus Aldridge praise?

Kawhi Leonard, reportedly cleared medically by the Spurs, is away from the team while rehabbing and will reportedly miss the rest of the …

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Gregg Popovich actually jovial during in-game interview (video)

Gregg Popovich enjoys making people uncomfortable.<p>So, just when we’ve become comfortable with his terse and cold in-game interviews, the Spurs coach …

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Gregg Popovich on story about angry pro-Trump Spurs fans: ‘I don’t care’

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Gregg Popovich took his post-loss frustration out on Gatorade's product placement

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich hasn’t just taken on the Warriors in the first round of the NBA playoffs. He’s also battling the NBA’s Gatorade product placement for the postgame press conferences.<p>It started after San Antonio’s Game 1 loss to Golden State when Popovich approached the podium and …

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Gregg Popovich Message After Spurs' Loss: 'Go Warriors'

Look away, Spurs fans ... <b>Gregg Popovich</b> has done the unthinkable -- DECLARE HIS ALLEGIANCE TO THE WARRIORS!!<p>He's clearly just kidding around ... but …

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Longtime Spurs fans 'turned off' by coach Gregg Popovich's anti-Trump comments, report says

Once-dedicated fans of the NBA's seventh-seed San Antonio Spurs are increasingly spurning the team because of its head coach's virulent anti-Trump comments, according to a new report.<p>League veteran Gregg Popovich, 69, has been particularly outspoken about the new White House, calling Trump a …

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Gregg Popovich told Steve Kerr his wife would be mad for trading him

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has a long and strong relationship with San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and his entire family. This, of course, includes Popovich’s wife Erin, who passed away Wednesday.<p>Kerr spoke about Erin’s passing and the Popovich family as a whole on Thursday, …

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Gregg Popovich believes Becky Hammon is ‘ready’ to be the head coach of an NBA team

Gregg Popovich says Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon is prepared to make NBA history.<p>The Spurs coach told The New Yorker that Hammon, his assistant …

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In 90: Is Gregg Popovich a genius?

video.other<p>NBC Sports Northwest<p>http://www.nbcsports.com/northwest/video/90-gregg-popovich-genius<p>It's playoff time which means Pop is in Pop …

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Gregg Popovich announces change to Spurs starting lineup for Game 2

OAKLAND — Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich announced he’s making a tweak to his starting lineup for Game 2 against the Warriors on Monday, swapping …

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Gregg Popovich directs questions on Kawhi Leonard to ‘his group’

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich seems to be frustrated and confused at the absence of Kawhi Leonard.<p>Popovich made reference to Leonard and …

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Gregg Popovich’s post-loss press conference had everything, from a fake Gatorade rant to mocking of reporters’ questions

The San Antonio Spurs lost 113-92 to the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of their first-round NBA playoff series Saturday, a blowout so lopsided that …

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Bronx Talk: Gregg Popovich Is Done

Sometimes sports get so stressful that you need to let off a little steam! Andy Furman & Brian Noe get into a shouting match debating the future of …

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SNL's LaVar Ball returns to present new $500 Big Baller Brand velcro sandal

SNL's Lavar Ball (Kenan Thompson) made his hilarious return on Saturday night to talk about his son Lonzo and the Lakers missing the NBA …

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Playoff Gregg Popovich is here to ruin your sideline interview

Gregg Popovich started the NBA playoffs in fine form on Saturday, shutting down reporter questions with thrilling disdain.<p>Gregg Popovich is the …

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Gregg Popovich Transforms Into Literal Ray of Sunshine, Illuminates Press Conference With Earnest Cheer

‘What do you want? I’m so tired of this,’ beamed the Spurs head coach.<p>San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is famously irascible, and his …

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Gregg Popovich’s rude answers to media questions are getting old

The Golden State Warriors won a complete blowout over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of their NBA playoff matchup, and head coach Gregg Popovich was clearly pissed about it.<p>In a second quarter interview with ESPN’s Lisa Salters, he gave two answers to two questions in 16 insincere words. Here’s …

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