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7 Facts About Gregg Popovich

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Gregg Charles Popovich is an American basketball coach who is currently the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.

The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.

The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas.

Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.

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Taking over as coach of the Spurs in 1996, Popovich is the longest tenured active coach in both the NBA and all US major sports leagues.

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He is often referred to as "Coach Pop" or simply "Pop".

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Popovich is considered one of the greatest coaches in NBA history.

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He is currently tied with Pat Riley with 19 consecutive winning seasons, behind Phil Jackson's 20.

Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson is an American professional basketball executive, former coach and former player, currently serving as president of the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association.

Patrick James "Pat" Riley is an American professional basketball executive, and a former coach and player in the National Basketball Association.

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He has won five NBA championships as a head coach, a feat achieved only by four others in NBA history.

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He is also one of nine coaches to have won 1,000 NBA games.

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