Spurs prepare ahead of the retirement of Gregg Charles Popovich, American professional basketball coach and executive who is the president and head coach of the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.
Popovich joined the Golden State Warriors’ coaching staff in 1992 before returning to San Antonio as executive vice president of basketball operations/general manager in 1994 and 1995. After the first 18 games of the 1996–97 season, he became the Spurs’ head coach.
Sports analyst, Jordan Shultz tweeted saying the organization is has initiated an in-house search for a new coach.
League sources say the #Spurs are preparing for Gregg Popovich’s retirement within the next 1-2 years. As he begins his 26th HC season, I’m told the organization has initiated an extensive search – both in-house and externally – into finding Pop’s replacement.
— Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) October 16, 2021
Meanwhile, fans do not seem excited about the 72 years old coach, Gregg Popovich’s retirement.
Pop is only 26 wins away from becoming the all-time leader in regular-season wins for any coach in NBA history.