Along with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, he brought unprecedented NBA success to the Alamo City.
Things aren’t so easy in San Antonio after all. Replacing a legend might just be the trickiest thing to pull off in all of sports.
The outpouring of support was a reminder of what Pop means to the league.
Funny or Die lines Coach Pop up to take his shot.
There’s no accounting for taste, though.
The seemingly humorless coach plays up his persona for a perfect prank.
Becky Hammon didn’t get hired as the Spurs’ assistant coach because she’s a woman. She got the job for the same reason everyone gets a job with the Spurs: to keep the team winning.
Maybe it's because Tim Duncan is the anti-LeBron, but it's pretty clear that during this year's NBA Finals, San Antonio’s team is America’s Team.
Don't people ask that every year? While some sportswriters say this was the "last best chance" of Duncan era, others still think there's a shot at that fifth championship.
The story proclaims the San Antonio Spurs star to be "the greatest, least appreciated player of his generation."