Gregg Popovich Slaps Himself During Exchange With Reporters


Last evening was a triumphant one for the New York Knicks as they lastly received a recreation at residence after shedding 18 consecutive video games at Madison Square Garden. The match was a 130-118 victory over the San Antonio Spurs who on paper are a significantly better workforce than the Knicks. After the sport, legendary Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was visibly upset about his workforce’s efficiency and let the media learn about it. Pop is understood for his attention-grabbing method with the media and it was on full show on Sunday evening, with Popovich even slapping himself within the face at one level.

“It was a pathetic efficiency defensively, the Knicks had one thing to do with it, they had been bodily, they did a great job,” Popovich mentioned. 

After being requested for an additional rationalization on what occurred, Popovich obtained a little bit bit extra hostile.

“Didn’t I simply say we had been pathetic on protection?” Popovich requested. “What would you want me to do? Would you want me to slit my throat or beat myself up? No. I am not going to present you a training clinic.” 

The Spurs at present boast a file of 33-28 which places them in seventh place in a stacked Western Conference. After a loss to Toronto on Friday evening, the workforce is on a two-game shedding streak.