Coaching Equals: Gregg Popovich No Longer Looks Up At Jerry Sloan

Posted: 5th November 2009 by Robert Kleeman in NBA
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My favorite Gregg Popovich storyùtold repeatedly to meábyáa friendùunfoldedáat San Antonio-basedáTrinity University several years ago. The Spurs coach wanted to watch Trinity square off againstáPomona-Pitzer, the small liberal arts college where he served asáhead coach for seven years. Just after tipoff, Bob Hillùthe nomadic head coach whose children played basketball at Trinityùentered the William H. Bell Athletic Centeráand scowled when he saw the man who had fired him sitting in a prime viewership spot. "What the hell is he doing here?" Hill asked. "How the f**k am I supposed to sit in the same gym with him ?" He has never forgiven Popovich for giving him the axe in 1996. All these years later, the resentment he harbors is understandable. "How the hell do I get canned after t ...

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