Gregg Popovich 'completely on board' with coaching young team next year

Gregg Popovich 'completely on board' with coaching young team next year

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Gregg Popovich 'completely on board' with coaching young team next year

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Mike Finger @mikefinger
Dejounte Murray was one of the Spurs’ greatest developmental triumphs. The decision to trade him was cold.
And sad.
And the right thing to do.
Why the Spurs moved on, and why Gregg Popovich is on board with a rebuild:
expressnews.com/sports/columni…8:22 PM
Alvaro Martin @AlvaroNBAMartin
Cuando Sam Presti ve como su mentor Gregg Popovich y @San Antonio Spurs imitan a @Oklahoma City Thunder y comienzan a coleccionar selecciones de primera vuelta….. pic.twitter.com/fFathBp89m6:47 PM
Mike Finger @mikefinger
Can report that Gregg Popovich gave his official blessing to the Murray trade and — while nothing is guaranteed, obviously — he’s completely on board with coaching a bunch of kids next season.
As a team source just told me, he’s excited, “like he’s back at Pomona-Pitzer.” – 6:03 PM
Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
Maybe it’s actually the poetic bookend for Gregg Popovich in San Antonio: A season of struggle — and Duncan-esque dreams of Victor Wembanyama — reminiscent of the Spurs’ 20-62 campaign in 1996-97 … when Pop took over 18 games in.
More NBA from me: marcstein.substack.com5:50 PM
Jeremy Woo @JeremyWoo
I, for one, will find it entertaining to watch Gregg Popovich coach a bunch of 19-year-olds next season – 5:27 PM
Ben Anderson @BensHoops
I don’t think Will Hardy is a huge departure from Quin Snyder.
Academic background, favored academia at times over playing career, Gregg Popovich/Spurs background.
(H/T Boston Globe) pic.twitter.com/8PEj78LAGB4:53 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
28% of current head coaches worked or played under Gregg Popovich in San Antonio:
Ime Udoka
Mike Budenholzer
Monty Williams
Steve Kerr
Taylor Jenkins
Doc Rivers
Mike Brown
Will Hardy
Absolute legend. pic.twitter.com/HyXkSEMJqs3:50 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Hardy, like Quin Snyder, has roots with San Antonio and Gregg Popovich. He will be the youngest active head coach in the league. He separated himself in the interview process, which was long and thorough on Utah’s part – 3:18 PM

More on this storyline

The Heat also could have interest in Danilo Gallinari if he receives a buyout from San Antonio after being traded from Atlanta – with three-first round picks – in exchange for Dejounte Murray. -via Miami Herald / June 29, 2022
Trae Young: This 💩 just got real Let’s get busy my Brotha😤 @Dejounte Murray pic.twitter.com/D9DBBvtGml -via Twitter @TheTraeYoung / June 29, 2022

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