Gregg Popovich
FameRank: 10

"As coach:"

* 5× List of NBA champions/NBA champion

* 3× NBA Coach of the Year Award/NBA Coach of the Year (, , )

* 6× Western Conference (NBA)#Conference champions/Western Conference champion (, , , , , )

* 3× List of NBA All-Star Game head coaches/All-Star Game head coach (, , )


"Gregg Charles Popovich" (born January 28, 1949) is an American basketball coach (sport)/coach who is currently the head coach of the National Basketball Association's San Antonio Spurs. Taking over as coach of the Spurs in 1996, Popovich is the longest tenured active coach in both the NBA and all Major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada/US major sports leagues. He is often referred to as "Coach Pop" or simply "Pop". He holds the record for most consecutive winning seasons in NBA history at 17. Popovich has won five NBA championships as the head coach of the Spurs. He is one of only five coaches in NBA history to win five or more NBA championships. Phil Jackson, Red Auerbach, Pat Riley, and John Kundla are the other coaches.

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