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Gregg Popovich’s wife, Erin, has passed away

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Erin Popovich, the wife of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, has passed way. Here is an official statement from the Spurs:

With deep regret the San Antonio Spurs announce that Erin Popovich, wife of Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich, passed away earlier today. Erin and Gregg were married for four decades and were blessed with two children and two grandchildren.

“We mourn the loss of Erin,” said Spurs General Manager RC Buford. “She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, support and humor to all of us.”

The organization asks media to respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

The Popovich family is in the thoughts of the Pounding the Rock community during these difficult times.