Still, when asked by reporter Mike Finger of the San Antonio Express-News if he was still enjoying his job as an National Basketball Association coach, Popovich displayed a good sense of perspective.
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The reporter continued and asked if Popovich had any reaction or cared about the article, and if he felt any pressure from the organization to tone down his political commentary.
Among them are Trump-supporting former fan Cassandra Casanova.More news: Sparta Police: Blocked Plate Ends with Drug Charges
Look away, Spurs fans. "I took it personally".
It's no secret that Greg Popovich has endured one of the most stressful seasons of his career this past year, including the mysterious ongoing tension between the San Antonio Spurs and star Kawhi Leonard, the Spurs failing to crack 50 wins for the first time in 18 years, and the team now locked into an uphill playoff battle against National Basketball Association powerhouse the Golden State Warriors. "It ruined my basketball life", she told the Washington Post. "Why would you start attacking the people who had been so loyal?" I mean, compared to a lot of things. "Bob Mulherin, another fan that Maese spoke to, said, "[Popovich] insulted more than half of the Spurs' fan base, and no sign whatsoever of an apology".More news: Koreas' Official End to War Set to Be Announced
LaMarcus Aldridge put in work on Monday night, dropping 34 points and 12 rebounds in the Spurs 116-101 loss to the Warriors at Oracle. "Or let's say (the Lakers) somehow trade - Kawhi goes to the Spurs and says 'trade me to LA.' LA trades a whole bunch of their pieces to get Kawhi, they don't now need Paul George to get LeBron".