Gregg Popovich: Spurs Coach Hints At Retirement After Dirk Nowitzki Reference

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NBA 2019-20 news: San Antonio Spurs' head coach Gregg Popovich hints at retirement after making a Dirk Nowitzki reference. He has won five NBA championships.

Written By Devika Pawar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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In April, Gregg Popovich signed a three-year extension with the San Antonio Spurs. However, Popovich referred to Dirk Nowitzki on Monday, November 18 and the retirement topic was raised. According to American media reports on Monday, Popovich will coach out of contract, but it is unsure as to what will happen after that. Popovich, who will turn 71 in January 2020, has been working with the San Antonio Spurs since 1988. Popovich has had a Hall of Fame run in the league.

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NBA 2019-20 news: San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich hints at retirement after Dirk Nowitzki reference

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Popovich is arguably one of the finest coaches in NBA history. Under his guidance as the head coach, the Spurs have won five NBA championships. They have also made it to the NBA playoffs for 22 straight years, which is a league record. This season, the Spurs are at 5-8 (win-loss record) and are currently on a losing streak. As per certain NBA reports, if the Spurs want to make it to the playoffs this season as well, DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge will have to show more consistency, as they are the Spurs’ NBA All-Stars.

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