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  1. Gregg Popovich builds young players

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Memphis lost to a team that has always been more aggressive about developing young talent. Of all the things coaches hate, globally televised boneheaded mistakes surely top the list. They happen. Not even the most ve...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  2. Don't Send Gregg Popovich to Voicemail

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz No team has mastered the rote exercise of the 82-game slog like the San Antonio Spurs. November losses are regarded as teaching moments, and suggestions that the roster is too old are shrugged off as alarmist. It's not...

    Blog | November 05, 2008
  3. Popping up in San Antonio: Kelvin Sampson

    Henry Abbott

    Where do you go when you are bought out of your head coaching contract at Indiana University because of alleged recruiting violations? To hang out with your friend Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs. Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-New...

    Blog | March 07, 2008
  4. The Poise of a Sagehen

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times wrote an article about Gregg Popovich a couple of years ago that was reprinted in the Pomona College magazine. Great stuff about the big-time coach with the small-time roots: Don't know what a Sagehen is, exac...

    Blog | June 05, 2007
  5. Coach Popovich Drinking Wine

    Henry Abbott

    I meant to post about this ages ago. Remember the deal where you could spend $2,500 and join Coach Popovich drinking the wine of his dreams? The whole thing started when Damien Casten of Candid Wines read that Coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio...

    Blog | December 06, 2005
  6. Wine with Popovich: Cheaper Tickets?

    Henry Abbott

    If you remember this entry, Spur Coach Gregg Popovich is taking part in a fancy wine and food fundraiser in Chicago this Sunday. The tickets are a cool $2,500, but I guess they haven't all sold out at that price, because I just got an e-mail from eve...

    Blog | October 31, 2005
  7. Pop No Weasel

    Henry Abbott

    Character assassination of Pistons' Coach Larry Brown has become something of a sport here at TrueHoop (Here, here, and especially here for instance). But what about his wing man Gregg Popovich? Can you lump him in? Popovich, former military intelli...

    Blog | June 12, 2005