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Encyclopedia > Gregg Popovich
Gregg Popovich
Position Head Coach
Height 6' 2"
Weight 195 Lb.
Born 28 Jan. 1949
East Chicago, IN
Nationality USA
College Air Force Academy
Pro career 1987 –present
Former teams Golden State Warriors
Awards 1998-99 NBA Championship

2002-03 NBA Championship
2002-03 NBA Coach of the Year
2004-05 NBA Championship
The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. ...

2006-07 NBA Championship


Gregg Popovich (born January 28, 1949 in East Chicago, Indiana) is the head coach of the National Basketball Association's San Antonio Spurs. He is often referred to, by players, media, and fans, as "Coach Pop" or simply "Pop." [1] [2] is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... East Chicago is a city located in Lake County, Indiana. ... For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation). ... NBA redirects here. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ...

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From Indiana to the Air Force Academy

Popovich, whose father was of Serbian descent graduated in 1970 from the United States Air Force Academy. He played basketball for four seasons at the Academy, and in his senior year was the team captain and leading scorer. He graduated with his bachelors degree in Soviet Studies, and then served five years in the Air Force, during which he toured eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, and played basketball with the U.S. Armed Forces Team. In 1972, he was named captain of the Armed Forces Team, which won the AAU championship; this earned him an invitation to the 1972 U.S. Olympic team training camp. Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA or Air Force),[1] located immediately north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States, is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers for the United States Air Force. ... This article is about the sport. ... A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course that generally lasts three or four years. ... CCCP redirects here. ... USAF redirects here. ... Statistical regions of Europe as delineated by the United Nations (UN definition of Eastern Europe marked red):  Northern Europe  Western Europe  Eastern Europe  Southern Europe Pre-1989 division between the West (grey) and Eastern Bloc (orange) superimposed on current borders: Russia (dark orange), other countries formerly part of the USSR... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... - The Amateur Athletic Union, widely known as the AAU, was formed in United States. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... In the National Football League, NFL Training Camp refers to the time before the season commences. ...


He returned to the Air Force Academy as an assistant coach in 1973 under Hank Egan, a position he held for six years. Egan would later become an assistant coach under Popovich for the San Antonio Spurs, and is currently an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers under Mike Brown. Hank Egan is a professional basketball coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Michael (Mike) Brown (born March 5, 1970) is a basketball coach in the National Basketball Association. ...


During his time at the Air Force Academy, Popovich attended the University of Denver and obtained his Masters Degree in Physical Education and Sports Sciences. In 1979, he was named head coach of Pomona-Pitzer's men's basketball team. The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA or Air Force),[1] located immediately north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States, is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers for the United States Air Force. ... The University of Denver (DU) is an independent, coeducational, four-year university in Denver, Colorado. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Physical education (PE) is the interdisciplinary study of all area of science relating to the transmission of physical knowledge and skills to an individual or a group, the application of these skills, and their results. ... The Claremont Colleges are a consortium of five undergraduate and two graduate schools of higher education located in Claremont, California. ...


During his time as head coach at Pomona-Pitzer, Popovich became a disciple of and eventually close friends with University of Kansas head coach Larry Brown. Popovich would eventually decide to take off the 1985-1986 season at Pomona-Pitzer to become a volunteer assistant at the University of Kansas, where he could study directly under Brown. Popovich returned to Pomona-Pitzer and resumed his duties as head coach the next season. The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU or just Kansas) is an institution of higher learning in Lawrence, Kansas. ... Larry Brown For other people of the same name, see Larry Brown (disambiguation). ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU or just Kansas) is an institution of higher learning in Lawrence, Kansas. ...


On April 04, 2008, Popovich returned to the Academy. He was bestowed the Academy's award of Distinguished Graduate. Popovich said that the award possibly was the most meaningful he has received, which includes 4 NBA titles.[3] The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ...


From D3 to the NBA

Following the 1987-1988 season, Popovich joined Larry Brown as the lead assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs. Popovich was even the best man in Brown's wedding in 1990, and the two would later coach against each other in the 2005 NBA Finals, with Brown coaching the Detroit Pistons. Popovich and the Spurs prevailed. Larry Brown For other people of the same name, see Larry Brown (disambiguation). ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... The 2005 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 2004-05 National Basketball Association season. ... The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ...


From 1988 to 1992, Popovich was the top assistant under Brown, before the entire staff [including R.C. Buford and Ed Manning] was fired by owner Red McCombs. Popovich moved to the Golden State Warriors for a brief stint in 1992, serving as an assistant under Don Nelson and bringing with him Avery Johnson, who had been cut by the Spurs. Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Billy Joe Red McCombs (born 1927 in Spur, Texas) is the founder of the Red McCombs Automotive Group, a co-founder of Clear Channel Communications, a former owner of the San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets, and the Minnesota Vikings, and is the namesake of the McCombs School of Business at... The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. ... Donald Arvid Nelson (born May 15, 1940 in Muskegon, Michigan) is an NBA head coach. ... For the fictional character in the Halo series, see Avery J. Johnson. ...


Back to San Antonio

In 1994, he returned to San Antonio as the General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations after a new ownership group had purchased the team. Popovich's first move was to sign Johnson to become the team's starting point guard. The two won an NBA title together in 1999, and Johnson, now the former head coach of the Dallas Mavericks, credits Popovich as being his biggest coaching influence. Bob Cousy Point guard (PG), also called the one or the ball-handler, is one of the standard positions in a regulation basketball game. ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are a professional basketball team of the National Basketball Association based in Dallas, Texas. ...


Another one of Popovich's early moves in San Antonio was to trade Dennis Rodman to the Chicago Bulls for Will Perdue. Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ... Dennis Keith Rodman (born May 13, 1961) is an American professional basketball player best known for his fierce defensive and rebounding ability, leading the National Basketball Association in rebounds per game for a record seven consecutive years and earning NBA All-Defensive First Team honors seven times, along with five... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... William Edward Perdue (born August 29, 1965 in Melbourne, Florida) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA. Following a stellar college career at Vanderbilt University, in which he was named Southeastern Conference player of the year and SEC male athlete of the year in 1988, he was selected...


Criticism

Controversy surrounded Popovich during the 1996-97 NBA season, when he fired Spurs head coach Bob Hill in mid-season, naming himself as Hill's replacement. Popovich's record that year as an interim coach for the Spurs was 17-47. Robert G. Hill (born November 24, 1948) is an American basketball coach. ...


Popovich was highly criticized by Kevin O'Keefe, a columnist for the San Antonio Express-News, following his decision to fire Hill. O'Keefe resigned from the San Antonio Express-News in 1999, just months before the Spurs won their first NBA title. The San Antonio Express-News is the daily newspaper of San Antonio, Texas. ...


Bob Hill also became a vocal critic of Popovich for the firing. Hill tried and failed to land several NBA coaching jobs before taking over at Fordham University from 1999-2002. The school fired him after suffering its worst season in 100 years. Hill joined the Seattle SuperSonics as an assistant coach in 2005 and replaced the fired Bob Weiss midway through that same season. He coached the Sonics in 2006-07 before being fired after compiling a 55-81 record. Fordham University is a private, coeducational research university[3] in the United States, with three campuses located in and around New York City. ... The Seattle SuperSonics (also called the Seattle Sonics) are an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... Robert William Weiss (born May 7, 1942, in Easton, Pennsylvania) was most recently the head coach of the Seattle SuperSonics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...


Building a dynasty

Following the 1996-1997 NBA season, the Spurs won the first overall pick in the NBA Lottery and drafted Tim Duncan out of Wake Forest University. The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The NBA Lottery is an annual event selecting the top three picks of the following NBA Draft. ... Timothy Tim Theodore Duncan (born April 25, 1976 in Christiansted, St. ... Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ...


The Spurs blossomed as Duncan replaced David Robinson as the new face of the franchise. Popovich would lead the Spurs to four NBA titles (1999, 2003, 2005 and 2007). David Maurice Robinson (born August 6, 1965)) is a retired American NBA basketball player, who is often considered one of the greatest centers to ever play the game. ...


In 2002, Popovich relinquished his position as General Manager to R.C. Buford, who had served as the team's Head Scout. Popovich and Buford both got their starts in the NBA in 1988 as assistants on Larry Brown's coaching staff with the Spurs. Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...


Popovich is known around the league for his expressive coaching style. "Pop" (as he is affectionately known to Spurs personnel and fans), is the most decorated coach in Spurs history, having led the team to their first championship in 1999, and to repeat performances in 2003, 2005 and 2007. The 1999 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 1998-99 NBA season. ... The 2003 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 2002-03 NBA season. ... Logo of the NBA Finals. ...


Popovich received the honor of the NBA Coach of the Year Award in 2003, after leading the Spurs into the playoffs, en route to another championship. He also earned his 500th career victory on March 2, 2006, becoming the fourth fastest coach in NBA history to reach that milestone. He led the team to a 63-19 season in 2006, which set a new franchise season record. Because of his success in San Antonio, Popovich is now considered to be a likely candidate for the NBA Hall of Fame. The person recognized as the NBA Coach of the Year receives the Red Auerbach Trophy. ... Current NBA Playoff logo. ... is the 61st day of the year (62nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Popovich has also represented the USA in international play, serving on the coaching staff for the US national team in the 2002 FIBA World Championship (assisting George Karl) [4], the 2003 FIBA America Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament, and the 2004 Olympic Games. The United States mens national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international mens basketball. ... The 2002 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball tournament held by the International Basketball Federation in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA from August 29 to September 8, 2002. ... George Matthew Karl (born May 12, 1951, in Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a retired American National Basketball Association (NBA) and American Basketball Association (ABA) player and current head coach of the Denver Nuggets. ... The International Basketball Federation (French Fédération Internationale de Basketball) is an association of national organizations which governs international competitition in the sport. ... (Redirected from 2004 Olympic Games) The Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, commonly known as the 2004 Summer Olympics were the 28th Summer Olympic Games. ...


Popovich won his 600th game as coach of the Spurs on January 12, 2007 with a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Coaching Record

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L PCT Finish Result
SAS 1996-97 64 17 47 .266 6th in Midwest Missed Playoffs
SAS 1997-98 82 56 26 .683 2nd in Midwest Lost in Second Round
SAS 1998-99 50 37 13 .740 1st in Midwest Won NBA Championship
SAS 1999-00 82 53 29 .646 2nd in Midwest Lost in First Round
SAS 2000-01 82 58 24 .707 1st in Midwest Lost in Conf. Finals
SAS 2001-02 82 58 24 .707 1st in Midwest Lost in Second Round
SAS 2002-03 82 60 22 .732 1st in Midwest Won NBA Championship
SAS 2003-04 82 57 25 .695 2nd in Midwest Lost in Second Round
SAS 2004-05 82 59 23 .720 1st in Southwest Won NBA Championship
SAS 2005-06 82 63 19 .768 1st in Southwest Lost in Second Round
SAS 2006-07 82 58 24 .707 2nd in Southwest Won NBA Championship
SAS 2007-08 82 56 26 .683 2nd in Southwest -
Career 934 632 302 .677

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Off the court

Popovich is actively involved in several charities and programs in San Antonio, such as the Spurs/Pizza Hut Drug Free Youth Basketball League and the San Antonio Food Bank. He has also been recognized as a noted wine enthusiast. He and his wife of 29 years, Erin, have two children, Micky and Jill. A food bank is a place where food, both non-perishable goods and perishable goods like fresh produce, frozen items, and baker products, are offered to nonprofit agencies for distribution to people who may not be able to afford food. ...


Popovich is also a supporter of Vlade Divac's "You Can Too" campaign, designed to provide shelter to Serbian and African refugees. Vlade Divac (Serbian Cyrillic: Владе Дивац, pronounced ) (born February 3, 1968, in Prijepolje, Serbia) is a retired Serbian professional basketball player who spent most of his career in the United States NBA. At 71 he played at center and was known for his deft passing skills. ...


References

  1. ^ Wetzel, Dan (2007-06-14). French connection. Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved on 2008-04-17.
  2. ^ Devin Brown And Coach Pop Spread Message To Local Youth. NBA.com (2004-02-01). Retrieved on 2008-03-05.
  3. ^ Gregg Popovich honored at Air Force Academy. 04 Apr. 2008. KOAA. 04 Apr. 2008. http://www.koaa.com/aaaa_sports_news/x9317948
  4. ^ 2002 USA Basketball

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External links

  • NBA.com Profile
  • Profile as a coach
  • [1]
Preceded by
Bob Hill
San Antonio Spurs Head Coach
1996–
Succeeded by
incumbent

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