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Wednesday the NBA announced San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich had been named the Western Conference Coach of the Month for February, after the Spurs went 8-2 during the month. Going 8-2 was not only the best record in the Western Conference during the month, but it was the Spurs’ defense that really put teams in a bind during those 10 games, as San Antonio had a defensive rating of 96.3 points per 100 possessions. You can see just how dominant the Spurs’ defense was in February by observing the chart below, which shows the Top-5 defenses in February and where they ranked compared to the worst defense of the month, the Denver Nuggets.
Popovich Named February Western Conference Coach of the Month
Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has never been afraid to speak his mind. Popovich is known for his curt in-game interviews, but he has regularly criticized President Trump and his supporters in lengthy statements to the media. Before Monday’s game against the Pacers, Popovich was asked about the perspective he gained from growing up near the African-American community of Gary, Indiana, and the Air Force Academy graduate took the opportunity to speak about President Trump again.
AT&T CENTER – Prior to the San Antonio Spurs’ game against the Washington Wizards, the Spurs announced point guard Tony Parker will sit out of the game with a left quad contusion injury. “Tony’s out,” said Popovich.
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Parker to sit vs Wizards with left quad contusion injury